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January 12, 2018

What’s the Real Promise of Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

In our blog of December 7, 2017, we asked the question, “How long do you believe it will be before AI will impact your business model and strategy?”  With options of less than 2 years, 2-5 years, 5-10 years, and greater than 10 years, the responses were heavily weighted toward the shorter end of around […]

January 3, 2018

180-Second Exercise: No Commitment Car Ownership With Fair

180-second exercises are a great way to practice brainstorming and thinking creatively about the different questions, concerns, and changes in the economy and consumer behavior – fast!  Use 180-second exercises as an icebreaker, team builder, or way to start thinking about a particular topic or trend on the horizon. In this exercise the focus is […]

December 27, 2017

Best Wishes for a Prosperous New Year

As 2017 draws to a close, everyone at c. myers wishes you and your family a prosperous New Year.

December 19, 2017

Is The Yield Curve Flattening?

Going back to the end of 2015, the Federal Reserve has lifted the Fed Funds rate up from its zero lower bound to target a range of 1.25% to 1.50%, with additional tightening anticipated in 2018. Often, when places model risk, it is assumed that when short-term rates move, long-term rates will move parallel.  Thus, […]

December 15, 2017

Sharing Economy Ripe For Disruption By Blockchain Technology

It turns out that the internet is a great matchmaker—even beyond dating sites.  eBay matches buyers to sellers, Airbnb matches rentals to renters, and LendingClub matches borrowers to lenders.  Now, these stars of the sharing economy, many of whom were disruptors, are ripe for disruption themselves. These businesses still have a lot in common with […]

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