Is Image Everything?

Do you remember Andre Agassi and his famous television commercial for the Canon EOS Rebel camera? It ended with the now famous tag line: image is everything. See his lion’s mane of hair flowing in the wind in this picture? Mr Agassi was already going bald at the...

Can You Trust Those Government Statistics?

A week or so ago, the Chair of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, gave her bi-annual address to Congress on the state of the economic union. In it, she mentions several statistics the Fed is watching closely, unemployment and inflation in particular. However, there...