Recession – Yes or No?

Recession – Yes or No?

Recession – Yes or No? Thomas C Schleifer, Ph.D. As the Fed uses interest rates to joust with inflation, everyone wants to know if we’re headed into a recession. The dreaded R word is on everybody’s mind. Do I think we’re in for an immediate recession? How severe will...
Recession Potential

Recession Potential

Recession Potential Dr Thomas C Schleifer Everyone agrees that the COVID-19 world-wide economic shutdown, interrupted supply chains, Russia’s barbaric invasion of the Ukraine, fuel shortages, and persistent rampant inflation all add up to, at the very least,...
How Much is Enough?

How Much is Enough?

How Much is Enough? Thomas C Schleifer, Ph.D. In this first series of messages for 2023 we’re looking at how to professionally manage a construction firm’s capital position to ensure enough liquidity to see the firm through an inflation/recession economy that can...
CFOs Tackle Supply Chain

CFOs Tackle Supply Chain

CFOs Tackle Supply Chain Thomas C Schleifer, Ph.D. Welcome to 2023. The turning of the calendar page is an artifice that has taken on unrealistic significance. We’re all happy 2022 is over and believe that 2023 will be a “new year”. In business, that of course is...