Echo Boom is a tailwind for housing, autos and all manner to digital stuff – There are more people between ages of 20 and 24 than ever before.

| September 25, 2012

JPMorgan just published a report highlighting the demographic strength of the Echo Boom – the children and grandchildren of the Boomers.  They point out we are in a rare period of rising adults and rising births.  This is helping fuel growth in housing and durable goods and, I submit – much of the growth in […]




Demand for smartphones continues to boom. Apple iPhone 5 pre-orders exhaust supply in 1 hour! Total smartphone annual shipments expected to exceed 1 billion by 2016.

| September 16, 2012

A recent article in Firece Wireless had the following remarks about pre-orders for the new iPhone 5 unveiled by Apple last week . . . “Apple ran out of stock for pre-orders in about an hour and is now telling customers on its website that iPhone 5s ordered now will ship in two weeks. Pre-orders […]