Business advice in the face of Covid-19

June 4, 2020

As you can see, since I began writing a national column for the Business Journals, I have not posted articles here very often, but I […]

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Windows 8/Surface–my analysis and prediction

November 25, 2012

The tech pundits have cited multiple reasons for slower-than-anticipated sales of Windows 8 and related phones and tablets: Availability and pricing Poor connectivity, hardware problems […]

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The candidates and the economy

September 30, 2012

Which presidential candidate has the best fix for reducing the deficit?

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Where are we going?

April 18, 2011

On April 18, 2006–just five years ago–the Canadian dollar was worth .88 U.S. dollars.  Today, April 18, 2011, the Canadian dollar is worth 1.04 U.S. […]

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Smarter than the Apple Analysts?

January 20, 2011

As you may recall, last Spring, I held a contest, “Are you smarter than an economist?” My two winners, who received $1,000 each for their […]

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Unemployment stats 2

January 19, 2011

I’d really like to upload the unemployment stats I promised in excel, but the following message still appears on the Bureau of Labor Statistics site […]

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Unemployment: Compared with what?

January 17, 2011

On the 16th, I promised to provide some unemployment statistics today that will answer this question: The unemployment picture has improved, but where are we […]

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Retail sales: Compared with what?

January 16, 2011

In an article yesterday on The Huffington Post, Abby Wendle reported that retail sales increased for the 6th straight month. This is good news, but […]

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And the winners are……

November 2, 2010

The results are in!  The checks, $1,000 each, are in the mail.  The two winners of my contest, “Are you smarter than an economist?” are […]

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