Archive for July 2020
Are the Stock Market and the Economy Out of Sync?
In normal times, the stock market is often a reflection of the economy. But these are not normal times. Even though April was marked by a global shutdown of businesses,…Read More
What Might Be Next — Inflation or Deflation?
Consumer prices fell by 0.8% on a seasonally adjusted basis in April, the biggest drop in more than a dozen years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Conversely, prices for grocery items jumped 2.6%, the highest one-month increase in 46 years, with eggs rising by 16%. What’s going on here?Read More
The Future of Retail Raises More Questions Than Answers
The Future of Retail Raises More Questions Than Answers Will we learn to live with less? Some lessons were learned when the U.S. initially closed up shop and told everyone…Read More