Have We Climbed to Peak Inflation?

Seeing some prices start to slip downward, we can look for clues that indicate we are close to peak inflation.

An Update: How a House Builds the GDP

A detailed look at how housing spending boosts the GDP reveals every floor of the expense and its significance.

Where Livestock Outnumber People

Looking at livestock and the GDP and the number of animals on U.S. farms, we see surprisingly disparate statistics.

The Problem With Our Economic Outlook

When assessing the economy consumers used to perceive economic indicators accurately but more recently their outlook has been skewed.

Good and Bad Economic News

Although inflation is the media focus, still, looking at other criteria, we see a potentially optimistic economic outlook.

How Are We Fighting Inflation Around the World?

Among many, one weapon for fighting inflation is the interest rate increases that central banks around the world are now implementing.

What’s Happening To Inflation Around the World?

Looking at global inflation rates beyond U.S. borders, we see that the U.S. plight is a problem that varies from country to country.

How to Find Bear Market Territory

Since 1928, based on the S&P 500, there have been 26 stock market declines that we call bear markets. But they were especially frequent during the 1930s: The bad news is that recessions tend to accompany bear markets. However, on…

Solving Some Inflation Mysteries

The 2021 Federal Reserve Board SHED report lets us see the inflation clues we can gather from the increase in household financial well-being.

How to Hide a Price Increase

Expecting consumers to resist 8.3 percent inflation, some retailers have figured out hidden price increases that are tough to see.