As far as economic indicators go, gross domestic product (GDP) from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is probably one of the most popular. Despite the attention this comprehensive look at American output receives, it offers some of the oldest data available in a new release when it is published because it includes information as old as the first month from the previous quarter.
Summer is in full swing. Nearly a week after the season started we’re just a day away from celebrating the birth of America’s independence. Generally, this is a festive time, celebrated with large gatherings of family and friends, concerts, and parades. Of course, aerial fireworks are part of the tradition as well.
Going viral is all the rage! J R and I were just talking about song parodies we’d come up with, dreaming millions of people would download the videos we’d create and pave a couple of paths to fame. While the imaginary stars were still glimmering in our eyes, COVID-19 was creating another world which was once thought to also be confined to imagination.