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September 29, 2020

Second Wave of COVID-19 Slowing Global Recovery… The US is Next

Back on June 30th, I posted an article here about using alternative data to predict future outbreaks of COVID-19, suggesting that Google searches for “loss of […]
September 24, 2020

Battleground China: McMaster’s Book Outlines Serious Threat

Whenever I take one of those “personality tests” that circulate so frequently on social media, I inevitably wind up on the cusp of introvert and extrovert. […]
September 22, 2020

Nomination Speculation: Markets Shed Risk as SCOTUS Vacancy, Election Loom

I was incredibly saddened to receive the alert on my phone Friday night announcing that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had passed away. Growing up […]
September 17, 2020

Snowflake’s IPO Will Make 1.5 Trillion… Rows of Data Easy To Analyze

In case you haven’t been able to tell by my writing these last few months, my entire workflow centers around data of all kinds. In the […]
September 15, 2020

Back to School: A “Triple Lindy” of COVID Worries for US Parents

After what was an incredibly long, often exhausting layoff for parents all around the world, the new academic school year has finally begun in earnest. Unfortunately, […]
September 10, 2020

Mass Exodus: Unemployment, High Rent, Evictions Cause Urban Flight

One of the greatest parts of all the different types of jobs I’ve held – from musician, to teacher, to natural resource analyst, to financial analyst […]
September 8, 2020

Fake News: Don’t Let the Headlines Fool You, China Trade Data is Bad

I’m not going to lie… working in the financial industry these past five years has been exhausting. And frankly, the last five months have been doubly […]
September 4, 2020

Robber Barons: Big Tech’s “New Gilded Age” Monopolies Hit a Wall

The late 19th century was one of the fastest developing periods in the history of the world… particularly so in the United States. During the lead-up […]
September 1, 2020

Aggressive China Showing Signs of ADD… Agriculture Deficit Disorder

For most of us in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly forced a merger of home and office. And surprisingly, it was reasonably successful… so much so […]