Connecting the Dots, January 2019

Science Says Protectionism Won’t Work

January 29, 2019

The simmering trade war is still... well, simmering. Markets rise and fall with each new rumor.

Business Confidence Is Starting to Crack

January 22, 2019

Actions speak louder than words. That’s why surveys asking people what they think about the economy aren’t always useful. Their actions might not match what they tell pollsters.

The Wealthy Should Prepare to Be Soaked

January 15, 2019

Much of the US government remains in shutdown as I write this, including the IRS.

Wages Are Still the Key

January 8, 2019

Here we are in 2019, our last chance to make the Twenty-Teens a decade that worked. Whether you think it worked depends partly on whether you worked… and how well you were paid for it.