July 30, 2019
Here in Milwaukee, the Fourth of July is kicked off every July 3 with a large-scale fireworks show held on the lakefront. The panoramic backdrop makes for quite a show in the night sky. Looking through the fireworks induced haze marking the celebration of another Fourth of July, I was struck by the parallels between staging a successful fireworks show and managing the current economic cycle.
June 24, 2019
The ongoing trade war between China and the United States is exposing their opposing worldviews. The Chinese government prefers to control production whereas the US authorities find it easier to promote demand.
May 29, 2019
In the classic comedy movie Airplane, one of the more memorable scenes is when the characters engage the autopilot to keep their plane airborne. The catch, however, was that the autopilot could not land the plane.