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May 15, 2020

Pick Me Up: Riding This Economy Into the Great Unknown

It seems that every week, we get round after round of economic data, and it’s all… well, it’s terrible. Yesterday was no exception, either, with initial […]
May 12, 2020

We Were Family: Life Lessons Learned Through Small-Market Sports

I miss baseball. MLB is discussing the possibility of playing a shortened season to no fans in the stands, and that has probably excited me more […]
May 8, 2020

What We Do in the Shadows: Stories Told by Hidden Data

In case you haven’t been able to tell by my writing these past few weeks, I love pop culture. Whether it’s music, movies, TV, theater, art, […]
May 6, 2020

Rage Against the Machines: Algorithms Losing Steam

I read a great blog on Bloomberg this morning that talked about “fundamentals” versus “technicals.” For those who might not be aware, “fundamental” metrics attempt to […]
May 1, 2020

Breaking: National Treasure Released From Vault

Full disclosure: I love the movie National Treasure, and its Academy Award™– winning star, Nicholas Cage. To me, it’s like an adult version of Goonies. If […]
April 29, 2020

“Roll With It” – The Tao of Steve Winwood

When I look back at the arc of my career, the first thing I notice is that it… well, it wasn’t much of an arc. Frankly, […]
April 23, 2020

“Euro Mean One, Mr. Brent”

Economic research is a weird business. For instance, my specific area of expertise is energy, metals and mining. But the process of becoming an expert on […]
April 21, 2020

Don’t Buy the Dip… Buy the Drip

Yesterday was crazy. I woke up to an inbox full of subject lines like “are you watching this?” and “oil is just collapsing”. Now, we’ve written […]
April 17, 2020

Some Good News and Some Gold News!

Treating severe cases of COVID-19 has been a challenge for healthcare workers. The approach has been to ease symptoms and prevent secondary infections. Physicians are using […]