Companies that have wanted to better connect with their clients have used economic newsletters written by Dr. Bill Conerly. Corporate boards of directors that want to ensure they are considering relevant economic information receive regular reports from Dr. Conerly.
He writes regularly at Forbes.com and is the author of two books: Businomics: From The Headlines To Your Bottom Line—How To Profit In Any Economic Cycle and The Flexible Stance: Thriving in a Boom Bust Economy. He is co-author of Thinking Economics, a multi-media high school economics curriculum used in 34 states.
Bill’s Forbes Articles
- Business Debt Is Risky To Borrowers, Not The Economy May 23, 2019Business debt is risky, primarily to the lenders. It can worsen a recession, but at other times it helps economic growth. Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell recently discussed these risks, making good points but also raising some unreasonable fears.
- Bank Credit Standards Eased--But Be Ready For The Next Tightening May 10, 2019Banks eased credit standards for business loans this quarter, reversing the tightening of late 2018. Business borrowers should use this experience as a lesson about fickle banks. Not all banks are fickle, of course, but credit standards are a moving target.
- Does Economic Growth Cause Inflation? Sometimes -- And That Sometime Is Now May 1, 2019How does growth of the economy divide between real economic growth and inflation? Economic growth per se does not cause inflation, but growth of spending beyond growth of productive capacity does become inflationary. For the U.S. economy in 2019, some inflation acceleration seems inevitable.