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This Week’s Economic Update, September 25, 2023

What a sad state of affairs in the American League Central.  The Twins clinched the division on their 81st win.  They may make 85 wins this season.  In 2005 the Padres won their division with only 81 wins, barely over 500 for the season.  Sadly, it was not like there was even a tight race,

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This Week’s Economic Update, September 18, 2023

Testing out the waters of the SEC, Texas came to play last week.  Alabama took a beating.  With their past success, the Crimson Tide just did not seem hungry or focused.  The outcome pushed Texas to #4 and put in question Alabama’s playoff hopes way too early this year.  This weekend Alabama dropped out of

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This Week’s Economic Update, September 11, 2023

Twenty-two years ago, evil flew from the skies and changed our lives and country forever.  That day we lost 2,753 innocent people in the attacks.  Since then we have lost over 7,000 service members in war related activities.  There has been well over 100,000 military personnel that have been injured.  Please take time today to

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This Week’s Economic Update, August 28, 2023

The last month of the regular baseball season is upon us.  Remember when the Tampa Bay Rays were so far ahead in the AL East that the media had already crowned them the champs? They may still make the playoffs, but only as a wild card team.  The AL West continues to be the most

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This Week’s Economic Update, August 21, 2023

In the early 1960’s Ford Motor Company was coming out of a horrendous sales slide.  Just take a look at the design of the cars Ford put out from 1958 through 1962.  The Edsel, Mercury Turnpike Cruiser, Ford Galaxy were all big, heavy and geared toward an aging group.  Even the econo-box Falcon did not

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This Week’s Economic Update, August 14, 2023

Attention K Mart Shoppers, there is a blue light special going on in Westwood, New Jersey.  Come and get the deals, including all the store fixtures, before the specials are gone.  As recently as 1994, there were 2,323 K Marts across the nation.  With the closing of the Westwood store there are only two left,

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This Week’s Economic Update, August 7, 2023

We are on the cusp of the college football season.  I have been partial to the Golden Gophers and the Sooners of Oklahoma.  Sadly, neither are expected to do all that well this year.  The news breaking on Friday was a blow to the already struggling PAC 12, with the invite of Oregon and Washington

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