February 1, 2017

SHI Update 2/1/17: “You’re FIRED!”

That didn’t take long. On Monday, President Trump fired US Attorney General Sally Yates.   She instructed lawyers working for the Justice Department to ignore the executive […]
January 29, 2017

How to Ruin a Country in 15 Years

Once the richest country in South America, Venezuela is now its poorest.    Last year, inflation was about 800%.  The IMF estimates 2017 inflation will be 2,200%.   […]
January 25, 2017

SHI Update 1/25/17: Steady as She Goes

Make no mistake:  Steakonomics is a tantalizing and tasty topic.   But this week … well … there’s not much new to report.   For the 3rd time […]
January 18, 2017

SHI Update 1/18/17: Steaks on Fire!

Trump’s inauguration is this Friday.   But he’s already moving markets! Not in office yet, Trump has no problem tweeting, creating conflict and generally stirring the […]