Back to forecasting and blogging and the forecast numbers are coming in low and highly volatile.
The fact is it is only those that survived to this point that can even have the debate about the costs to the economy. That should be remembered.
I am teaching forecasting this semester and trying to show the students that forecasting is also a thought process and a state mind. So I thought some predictions about sectors impacted by the State of the Union speech would be a good exercise. I pick three sectors likely to be impacted: agriculture, energy, and construction. Why these three?Continue reading Predicting the State of the Union Impacts
A summary of the discussions from my weekly appearance on the Jarrod Thomas Show (@jtknoxradio). The two main themes were evaluating local area economic performance and retail trade.
What I think the big topics of the year will be.