Today’s economic news continued on the negative side, with the New York State Empire Index of manufacturing activity and the Michigan Consumer Sentiment Survey both signaling a weak economy.  While both of these measures can be notoriously volatile and have rarely proven predictive (especially the sentiment survey), they do at least for the moment paint a more bearish picture.  

Setting all of that aside, this new commercial from Federal Express will certainly make you feel a little better.  I laughed out loud.  Thanks to my good friend John F. for passing it along.  To watch it, click here.