If you haven’t noticed, I love analogies from the natural world.  The green comments are mine, the sarcasm is also mine. 
 

The Federal Reserve and the Federal Govern...

While the path to economic recovery is far from certain, there have been smatterings of optimism that, barring another Covid-related shutdown, the economy will continue to improve....

With the London Interbank Offered Rate (“LIBOR”) set to extinguish at the end of next year, the heir apparent replacement index is the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (“SOFR”).  S...

NYT Oct 9, 1982 - “Prime Minister Olof Palme today ordered a 16 percent devaluation of the Swedish krona and a general price freeze as part of an austerity policy for his new admin...

Recent prices of commodities have been a whirlwind.  The pandemic has had varying impacts on both the supply and demand of most commodities.  In addition, the ebbs and flows of tra...

1. COVID19 (the “virus”) is not behind us. Example? Houston (“…we have a problem”) is considering lockdown part 2.

2. A “vvvv-shaped” recovery looks more like a ‘w’, which is the...

A “misclassification error” is wreaking havoc in the Labor Department (“DOL”), distorting the count of unemployed workers.  The May 2020 jobs report issued such a warning for the t...

The US economy was largely closed for over two months due to concerns with Covid-19.  Just as it began to open, cities across the country were impacted by protesting and rioting th...

The US economy is largely dependent on consumer spending.  Until the labor market improves significantly, uncertainty and volatility will exist with commodity prices.  The good new...

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