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The Young and the Restless

My recent blog, Unaffordable, focused on the ratio of the median home price to average household income which rose from 3.5 in 1985 to 5.8 today making homeownership increasingly unattainable for many. I recently came across data illustrating that this problem is particularly...

Retail Therapy

My March 2023 blog, Retail Apocalypse-Not, poked fun at arrogant bankers and Wall Street analysts because they got it totally wrong with respect to the outlook for traditional retailing. As you will recall, the conventional wisdom from about 2015 through the end of...

China dominates global exports (14.8%!)

The Ebb and Flow of Economies

Visual Capitalist consistently produces pictorials that make arcane economic concepts readily understandable. The following graphic depicts the percentage of global exports attributable to various countries over time and you will note the significant ebbs and flows. The UK and Germany were responsible for...

I Have A Headache

I have written many times about what I call “noise” which is the constant assault on our senses by blaring headlines, the prognostications of pundits, and other sources of information overload. While it generally affects our mental health, noise can result in impulsive...