Inflation or Deflation, That is the Question?

Inflation or Deflation, That is the Question?

So far, the Federal Government and the Federal Reserve have both pumped lots of money into the economy to slow the downturn and prevent a significant recession or depression. The Federal Reserve is buying all manner of private and public debt, which has increased...
A Coming Fall in Productivity

A Coming Fall in Productivity

Due to the move to Work from Home, which began in China on January 23, in Italy on March 9, much of Europe by March 15, and the US, with California, on March 16. By the end of March, 77% of work was performed remotely in North America, the most significant amount of...
The Robots are Coming

The Robots are Coming

The cry that “The Robots are Coming” is not new. Robots and AI have been replacing humans for some time; however, COVID has accelerated that trend. As businesses seek to get up and running again, they realize that it will be more difficult with humans and...
Big Tech is Getting Bigger

Big Tech is Getting Bigger

As I said before in this blog, COVID is shifting the power towards big business. For a while, many commentators said that when the next bear market hit, the FAAMNG companies would fall. However, that is not the case. It appears that COVID is exactly what they are...
You Should be Excited!

You Should be Excited!

Having a conversation with a Vistage member this week, he said, that while COVID was terrible from a point of deaths and financial damage, it was exciting. I agree! Business owners and CEOs don’t have to work on eking out an additional few points of revenue or...