Lumber Futures As Predictors

In assessing market views on future lumber prices, reader JohnH writes: Futures markets aren’t foreseeing a decline in lumber prices any time soon. https://www.barchart.com/futures/quotes/LS*0/futures-prices

On “Intimidation” (and a very short, truncated history on the Chinese diaspora in America)

At the risk of excessive navel-gazing, a commentary on what responsibilities Asian-Americans have in calling out China. An Econbrowser reader writes: [D]o I think Menzie is a China apologist? No. Do I think Menzie is thoroughly intimidated by China? Absolutely. But he is hardly alone in this. Nevertheless, there is a bigger picture. If China […]