Ted Craig

Earlier this year, I made two predictions: Virginia would win the NCAA tournament and that the economy would perform better than expected in the first quarter. Today's WSJ proves me…
According to the newsletter Window on Washington from Clack Hill PLC, new CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger is clashing with some in Congress about protecting military personnel from so-called predatory lending.…

Baby Driver

April 22, 2019
Over the weekend, the WSJ ran a rambling story about the decline in young people buying cars. It mainly focused on new cars (this is the WSJ) and so it…
The other day I wrote about a landmark Italian restaurant that closed. Now I see that an oddball shop by us, the As Seen on TV Store, is also closing.…
Almost 40 years later, disagreement remains around what caused the Great Inflation of the 1970s. Monetarist believe, of course, that it was caused by Fed policy and solved by Fed…
It seems half the shows on cable these days are re-enactments of murder cases. I recently caught a couple that involved the car business. One was the sad story of…
I went to a local restaurant two weeks ago, but I’m never going back there again. Not because of a bad experience, but rather because it closed a few days…
Everything works in theory. Physics would be so much simpler without friction. But friction exists. And in life, that friction is often called regulation. So when I hear the pie-in-the-sky…

Thimk

April 11, 2019
You likely don’t think well. But don’t feel bad. Neither do I. In fact, you probably think better than I do. And we both think better than your customers. I…
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