Inverted Yield Curve

Now it’s inverted. See the Java applet here, and my earlier post on this topic here. It actually has inverted briefly a few times in the last few months, but if it stays inverted for a several months stretch, you may want to switch investment strategies to focus on…canned goods, say. And as Chris Gibson […]

How I Bought A Mattress (“Sears has Everything!”)

When our son Sean moved out, I immediately moved my office and my Bowflex into his old room, which was the larger of the non-master bedrooms in our house. But then there was the question of what to do with the old office room, “the littlest bedroom”. We sometimes have friends who stay late into […]

Fun with the Yield Curve

The bond yield curve is an economic predictive tool that only began to be generally appreciated in the 1990’s, and there’s a great Java Applet that allows you to look at the yield curve for any time during the last several years here. A short course on using the applet: The right-hand graph shows the […]