Where Housing Prices Are Going Through the Roof

Whether looking at lumber or houses, we see a housing boom that is an example of classic supply and demand.

How One Stuck Ship Can Upset a Whole Supply Chain

Just one boat and one waterway, still, the Suez Canal blockage from a wedged in container ship affected the global supply chain.

Where An Online Collectible is Worth $69 Million

Using V-bucks, Fortnite players accumulate the skins that make look alike video characters more unique. One thousand V-bucks could cost close to $9.99. Below, you are looking at a rare skin:   Similar and yet very different, another online collectible…

How Covid-19 Changed Our Spending

There was an unusual spike in demand that began during March 2020. It signaled the beginning of the lockdown: Spirits had the largest gain. But that was not the whole story. Consumer Spending Changes More Our spending patterns changed during…

Millions, Billions, Trillions, and the Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Chain

Knowing the difference between millions, billions, and trillions can help us to understand the Covid-19 vaccine supply chain.

The Downside of Gift Giving

During the holiday season, our gift giving might have less value than we expect because recipients engage in preference falsification.

What Christmas Trees Say About the Holiday Economy

When we look at Christmas tree demand and supply, we can get a picture of how the holiday economy will appear.

How the Pandemic Created a Turkey Problem

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the change in our Thanksgiving turkey demand has affected farmers, markets, and restaurants.

The Vials That We Need For Vaccines

As a somewhat invisible part of COVID-19 science, we’ve been developing and producing billions of super strong vaccine vials.

Pandemic Doggy Demand

Responding to lockdowns, pandemic doggy demand is soaring and creating more business for a slew of canine services.