Fed Watch: ITR Economics CEO Brian Beaulieu’s Weekly “Fed Watch” offers a 5-minute look at the reality of retail sales, GDP, and labor costs for 2024. ITR Economics Director Grace Shatz helps you look at margin squeeze and what to do about it.

“Discount the Happy Talk”: Economist Brian Wesbury looks that Friday’s strong labor report and stock market surge. While a long term optimist, he thinks that in the short term you should “Discount the Happy Talk.” Also, check out his weekly High Frequency Data Tracker.