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ITR Experts Say: The $1.5 Trillion Elephant in the Room

When I'm giving economic presentations on the road, I often refer to student loan debt as “the elephant in the room.” One in four Americans has it, but no one wants to talk ...
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From the President's Desk: Should We Trust the Good News in the US and China?

The short answer: Probably not. For instance, China’s April Retail Sales data came in very positive, potentially signaling renewed rise ahead for the economy. Yet other ...
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UK Reflections

Recently, I was invited to speak in the United Kingdom. The trip involved two different presentations, one in Edinburgh, Scotland, and the other in Yorkshire, England. Although ...
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The Coming Great Depression - Part 2

At the July 2019 webinar, The Coming Great Depression, Alan and I are going to look at the trends, circumstances, and probabilities as they pertain to the Roaring 20s and ...
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Director's Cut: Is Europe Going Down Further?

Whether you are watching GDP or Industrial Production, one thing is clear: Europe’s economy is on the back side of the business cycle. The question is, how long will it last?
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Insights From Our CEO: Government Interference Comes With a Price Tag

The difference between trends in Cold Rolled Steel and Steel Scrap prices caught our eye. At first, we thought that it would be a consequence of US tariffs. This may be the ...
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