A New Perspective: Dollars, Not Democracy

Since World War II, the U.S. has known no real competition from any other country. How much longer will that last?

Keep it Simple: Buy Low, Sell High

Investing has nothing to do with might.

The Intellectual Void

A Memo to Stakeholders: Technology itself is not our enemy.

Time Heals All Wounds

It is the activities of investors that are beginning today which should be highlighted and studied.

The Real Cliff

As the end of the year approaches, far too many reflect with top 10 lists, headline highlight reels, and even pictorial flashbacks at what was the past 12 months.

“Dear Mr. President:” A Letter to Barack Obama

The United States of America is at an impasse. For many years, this country has maneuvered quite a path relative to the booming gross domestic product (GDP).

In Finance and Politics, Greed Isn’t Always Good

In all our frenzy, we seem to have lost sight of and a hold on reality.

Portfolios and Politics

This morning I woke early to make my usual French-press coffee, turn on Beethoven, open every window possible to let in the crisp Michigan air, and watch the sunrise while catching up on the night’s events in international markets.

Financial Theory: Undoing the Mistakes

Investors fail to grasp the root of today’s volatility, incapable of determining a better strategy than the rote, myopic style they learned in years past.

Second Thoughts on Facebook’s IPO

The upcoming and much anticipated Facebook stock offering promises to live up to its hype. Analysts will pontificate, investors will gobble-up as many shares as possible, and the official listing of this Internet giant will mark a significant moment in finance — the most formal acceptance yet of social networking as a mainstay in our markets and economy.