January 11, 2017

SHI Update 1/11/17: Trump Takes the White House

Trump’s inauguration is a week from Friday.   On January 20th.  On January 21st his “First 100 days” begin. Trump plans to run America like a business:  […]
January 4, 2017

SHI Update: 1/4/17 – Happy New Year!

2017 is here! Will our local, well-heeled folks continue to consume high-dollar steaks and expensive bottles of wine at the same frenetic pace as December?   Or […]
December 28, 2016

SHI Update 12/28/16: Confidence Reigns!

2017 rapidly approaches and the US consumer is feeling quite optimistic! According to surveys by both the University of Michigan and the Conference Board, confidence is […]
December 21, 2016

SHI Update 12/21/16: Merry MacroEconomic Xmas!

Good news:   The “Trump Rally” is real!   Better news:  You did not miss it!  Dow 20,000 may simply be a milestone we pass as we see […]