Why Fortnite and Ferrari Became a Pair

When it comes to collaboration, Oreo and Fortnite have discovered that sometimes two brands can be better than one.

What To Do About An X-Date

If the congress does not retain a suspended debt ceiling or raise it, we would quickly see why Alexander Hamilton was right about the public credit.

The Basics of the Pandemic Recession

In a circular flow model of our market economy, the outer loop represents the money that moves around the economy while the inner circle takes us to the goods and services that those dollars pay for:   Imagining a Starbucks…

When to Worry About the Weather

Wondering about weather and climate disaster worries, we can look at how the numbers are trending for billion dollar events.

Why Virgin Galactic Could Remind Us of J.P. Morgan

Debating billionaire power, we can compare J.P. Morgan in 1907 to the impact of Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, and Elon Musk on space travel.

Why Taxes Are About More Than Money

Because tax systems matter, we can look at tax evasion in the U.K., at IRS problems in the U.S., and at the OECD to see what works.

Where a Pop in a Corn Price is a Problem

When North Korean prices for rice and corn rise steeply, we get the message that something is wrong with supply and demand.

What the Fed’s Dot Plot Tells Us

We can get some insight about the June 2021 Federal Reserve decisions when we look at the dot plot that displays what officials forecast.

A Brief and Basic Primer On the Federal Debt

Knowing that the trillions spent on pandemic relief will accelerate the growth of the federal debt, we can ask where we will get money.

Where State Money Can Come From

Billions of dollars of pandemic rescue money was added to state revenue dollars that varied in size and source from place to place.