Inflation has bee a hot topic the last few weeks and I expect it to continue. While inflation persists there was an observation of “record” sales tax collections. Let’s talk about this in some broader terms.
On the subject of gas prices there is a very direct action possible by government that is not getting any real attention: a temporary tax holiday.
So gas prices are a frequent question right now along with oil. I address some of the relations between the two with an eye to prices in the midwest.
Some recent reading on trade with China got me thinking about looking at a bit of data for the radio show tomorrow.
I gave an interview to Valley News Live about the impacts of war in Ukraine on US consumers. The text of the article is here. The situation right now will be volatility in markets as everyone tries to process what is happening and how long situations will last.Continue reading Local news interview about Ukraine and economy