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May 5, 2021 - Max Osbon ( 5 mins to read)
The lumber futures chart has been one of the most interesting economic price charts to watch over the past year. Lumber prices in the futures market are based on random length construction boards like 2x4s. Since 1978, the price has bounced between $200 and $400, with a brief all-time high of $600 in 2018. However, over the past year, the price has exploded to the upside rising from $300 to $16...READ MORE ›
10 economic charts that help see the full picture
Apr 28, 2021 - John Osbon ( 8 mins to read)
Employment rates, financial support by the US government, debt levels and savings rates are crucial markers of economic health. Sometimes it’s better to skip the front pages of Axios, WSJ, or Financial Times, and go directly to the source to let the numbers speak for themselves. Going directly to the primary sources is a great habit that can help filter out unwelcome bias. Here are ten charts t...READ MORE ›
Apr 21, 2021 - Max Osbon ( 7 mins to read)
Value vs. growth is a long-standing debate within the investment profession. For decades, growth critics have pointed to outrageous valuations while voicing uncertainty about future growth prospects. On the other hand, value critics have argued that it’s worth paying higher prices for leading-edge businesses. Over the last year, this debate has become the topic du jour and both parties acknowle...READ MORE ›
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Osbon Chatter MassArt x SoWa
On May 5, 2021 MassArt x SoWa will open with MassArt MFA Thesis 2021, a show of work by eight graduating MFA students curated by MassArt Art Museum Executive Director, Lisa Tung. The exhibition space at 460 Harrison Avenue in Boston’s art and design district was announced in April. The space will continue to host thesis work of the program’s Master of Fine Arts students and premier work from the graduate design programs, as well as alumni exhibitions, student and faculty curated shows, and collaborative exhibitions with community partners. A virtual exhibition on the online platform Kunstmatrix will also be offered, and the exhibiting students will give virtual artist talks on Friday, May 27, 1-3pm EST.