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Tuesday, 13 December 2016 11:20

Trump: Speed bump, or take-off ramp?

In our view, the election was one of those rare, game-changing events, and we wanted to share with you our thoughts and how we have already adjusted to recent events.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 14:23

A Season for Poetry

Since the historic, game-changing election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, the stock market has rallied sharply, while bonds have plummeted. Will this trend continue?

Thursday, 10 November 2016 08:13

The morning after....

Now the fun starts. As I write this, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 63 points. Last night at the peak of the panic, the futures were off close to 700 points. Clearly, at this point, cooler heads are starting to prevail.

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 15:25

The Great Tug of War

In our country, the great tug of war between the increasing power of the state and the free enterprise system is about to intensify to a whole new level.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 14:57

The Next Big Thing

There appears to be a boom in surveillance software. Is this a good thing or a bad thing? Read on to find out what this really means.

Monday, 01 August 2016 12:18


Does finding answers, or at least acceptable compromises, to foundational questions matter today? Read on to find out what this all means in the current politically-charged environment.

Thursday, 07 July 2016 14:06

Brexit Summit

Several events over the past few weeks have been profound. Read on to find out the impact as well as the warnings lurking within each story.

Wednesday, 08 June 2016 11:25

Roger and Us

An update on economic trends and thoughts on two remarkable legacies.

No matter how technologically advanced our country gets, core values will always matter. Today, perhaps more than ever, we need a unifying hero to lead us. Who will that be?

Friday, 01 April 2016 13:23

Economic Update from Ted Ake:

Ted shares his views on interest rates, the global economy, Fed policy, and the election. Read on to find out how all these factors will impact the markets.