How Corn Might Surprise You

Searching for the cause of rising food prices, we find a smaller picture that relates to corn and also a larger image of worldwide reasons.

Looking at National Wealth Through a New Kind of Lens

Typically we look at our national wealth through a fiscal or GDP lens when we might get a better picture by using a balance sheet.

When the Economy Is Like the Weather

Economic forecasting can frequently be inaccurate because of changing numbers and human bias or, as Yogi Berra reputedly said, “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”

Four Ways to Understand Greek Debt

An historical perspective and a look at what is owed, to whom and when provides insight about the culture and complexities of Greek sovereign debt.

The Eurozone Sunk Cost Problem

People and nations might perpetuate a bad investment because they look back at their past sunk costs. Instead they should compare future cost and benefit.