October 4, 2011
After the most recent quarter, there can be no doubt that the world economy has hit a soft patch, in economic terms, but more importantly, in terms of political leadership, common sense, and effectiveness.
August 8, 2011
The cause of recent turmoil is not some short-term phenomena, but rather the large, growing, and unsustainable level of debt that has accumulated throughout the developed world.
August 4, 2011
Most of the measures of economic health we look at are still in positive territory and corporate earnings have been generally strong, but the trend is negative.
July 20, 2011
The functioning of the capital markets is currently based on the continued public pretense that bad sovereign debts are good.
April 11, 2011
Alfred E. Neuman is alive and well on Wall Street.
January 31, 2011
The end of one year and the beginning of a new one is typically a time when market strategists flood the airwaves with their Top 10 lists of predictions for the coming year.
October 18, 2010
More water please: Answering the optimist/pessimist dilemma.
July 22, 2010
This is not a time to leave your portfolio on autopilot or wander too far from your chair.
April 30, 2010
Things really could be different if we could only eclipse this destructive cycle of stupid politics, stupid press, and stupid policy and look to and invest in the future.
March 4, 2010
Is an IRA Roth conversion in your best interest?