Hey Google, How’s Inflation?

With all the attention on US inflation at the moment, we got to wondering if this is just a Wall Street fixation or if there is more to it. Using Google …

Baby You Can Drive My Car

The three-day weekend gave us a chance to attend the New York International Auto Show. If interest in personal transportation is on the wane, an ever-popular theme in newsrooms, then someone …

The Fed’s Long, Strange Trip

At DataTrek we love a good time series analysis, so let’s look at Fed Funds over the last 60 years and consider what a long, strange trip it’s been: March …

Price/Disruption Ratios Are A Thing Now

In our Markets section 2 nights ago we mentioned that Amazon is responsible for 6.7% of the S&P 500’s market value gain since November 2005. Amazon was added to the index …

You Can’t Charge For Doing Good

US listed exchange traded funds dedicated to environmental, social and governance concerns are still quite small but are growing at a steady clip in 2019. A few data points: The current …

90 Years of Tech Adoption Rates

If you Google the phrase “tech adoption rates” most of the first-page results will feature a chart that shows what percent of US households had everything from a landline telephone …