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August 13, 2020

Outbreak: Turkey’s Financial Crisis Could Spread to Europe

If you’ve been following along with Venture Society the last few weeks, you’ve probably started to see some themes emerge. I’ve written about Europe printing huge […]
August 11, 2020

Blood Suckers: Banks’ Refusal to Lend Will Cause a Crisis

The day-to-day work of financial and industrial analysis involves a lot of digging through data. First, I have to locate a data source, which can take […]
August 6, 2020

From Graceland to Homeless: Looming Evictions Require Swift Action

There are a few records that transport me back to a particular time and place, no matter when or where I listen to them. That’s not […]
August 4, 2020

Rock You Like a Hurricane… errr, Tropical Storm

Under normal circumstances, this is the space where I typically write a brief, sweeping narrative about a topic near and dear to my heart. But Hurricane […]
July 30, 2020

Stew On This: Data Shows Economic Trends Take a Long Time to Cook

As I was wandering around on the “interwebs” the other night, I happened to run across an ad for a new short-form streaming service Quibi. In […]
July 28, 2020

Inflation Translation: Precious Metals are Trying to Tell Us Something

When I was studying guitar in high school, my focus largely centered on classical music. Primarily, that meant learning tons of excerpts from Bach’s Lute Suites, […]
July 23, 2020

Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics: China Can’t Hide Trade Weakness

Back in my musician days, our tour schedule tended to be weighted toward the college semester, as those were our strongest markets. And as a result, […]
July 21, 2020

Juiced: Europe Stimulus Is Just Sammy Sosa to the US’ Mark McGwire

I’m so excited for baseball season to start this week, I can barely contain myself. I’ve got my subscription to MLB.TV ready to go, some Nathan’s […]
July 15, 2020

From Comedy to Cargo: What Jokes Can Teach Us About the Economy

In case you couldn’t tell from the piece I wrote about Carl Reiner a couple of weeks ago, I’m a huge comedy nerd. And while I […]