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Sticky Inflation Edition

Sticky Inflation Edition

Let’s face it, economists are often wrong. But why has their calculus about inflation been so fundamentally flawed? Why is the current form of inflation so persistent?

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Growth Edition

Growth Edition

What is the ideal rate of growth? It’s the answer to any question in business—it all depends. While “grow or die” has become a mantra, the pace of growth differs by industry, sector, and company.

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Real Estate Edition

Real Estate Edition

The U.S. real estate market remains in flux. A dearth of supply has created imbalances, where higher interest rates have failed to arrest residential real estate prices.

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Online Marketers Test Everything. You Should Too

Online Marketers Test Everything. You Should Too

If you buy a product online, every conceivable variable on the page is tested, including the images, order, pricing, description, and discounts. Today’s technology enables rapid A/B testing of these variables. But for some reason, B2B marketers resist testing their products.

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Money Edition

Money Edition

We don’t dispense investment advice, so this commentary is more about the state of play in the economy. Investors find themselves in a pickle, given the widespread belief that there are few viable asset classes.

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Dynamic Pricing Edition

Dynamic Pricing Edition

Wendy’s announcement that it would “test” dynamic pricing drew immediate fire from critics who viewed it as a money-grab. Some members of the business press described it as “Uber-like” surge pricing.

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Elon Musk Edition

Elon Musk Edition

The Elon Musk biography, aptly named Elon Musk, is a must-read for every serious businessperson. At 615 pages it is a beast of a bio, but also a page-turner.

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