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Sunday, 24 August 2008 22:47

Battle Lines

The battle lines have been clearly drawn between the inefficiency and wastefulness of government spending on one hand, and the resiliency and resourcefulness of the American people on the other.

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Tuesday, 09 December 2008 21:31

2009, Thankfully

Recapping 2008, one of the most difficult years on record. Will government intervention solve the problem? What to expect in 2009.

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Sunday, 02 November 2008 21:27

Could it be?

Despite one of the worst bear markets on record, the focus should be on individual stocks and not in search of some magical moment to dive head first into any or all stocks.

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Tuesday, 30 September 2008 22:24

No Doubt

Every once is a while the stock market, in its collective wisdom, makes an important statement. In the meantime, are we confident in our financial institutions, our markets, or even in capitalism itself?

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Sunday, 31 August 2008 22:22

The Era of Austerity, at last…

It may be a bit of a generalization, but I believe the US is going into austerity mode and it may last for a while. But is this good or bad?

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Tuesday, 17 June 2008 22:05

The Human Drama of Economic Competition

Paying tribute to the passing of legendary broadcaster, Jim McKay as we discuss the human drama of economic competition, which has no shortage of marquee events.

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Monday, 12 May 2008 22:02

Boasts, Secrets, and Hopes…

Mega mergers always raise interesting questions and in the midst of these deals there is no place to hide for corporate CEOs.

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Wednesday, 02 April 2008 21:59

Waiting for the Real Watershed

Virtually every meaningful bottom in stock prices is marked by one “final” negative event that becomes the catalyst for the turn around.

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Friday, 29 February 2008 20:56

Paying the Piper

For a generation who lived beyond their means is it now time to pay the piper? Can we really become a nation of savers after all these years of rampant consumption?

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Wednesday, 20 February 2008 20:53

A Blue-Gray October Sky

Applying Grantland Rice’s memorable description of the 1924 Notre Dame vs. Army football game to the challenges facing the current economy.

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