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Friday, 12 November 2010 11:14

Roth IRAs: To Convert or Not To Convert

Should I convert my IRA to a Roth?  We share our thoughts on this topic and help frame whether you should consider a conversion.

Thursday, 09 September 2010 17:39

Headed for the hills or hunkering down

Is it time to be cautious or optimistic?  Read on to see what do today’s valuation levels tell us about how much of the uncertainty is already discounted in stock prices.

Friday, 30 July 2010 16:49

Second Half of Rivalry Week

Our political leaders are faced with a decision between two opposing policies – continued economic stimulus or debt reduction.  Read why there is reason for optimism amidst the uncertainty.

Wednesday, 23 June 2010 16:32

Goodness Gracious Sakes Alive!

What are the keys to the future success of our country?  In tribute to the late great John Wooden, we apply his Pyramid of Success to the challenges facing our government and private sector as they work together to solve today’s challenges. 

Wednesday, 26 May 2010 12:54

Collective Sense

How long will be stuck in a mindset where any economic issue or geopolitical event must somehow validate our collective worst fears?  What will it take to regain our faith in ourselves and our country?

Thursday, 06 May 2010 11:11

Does Greece Matter?

Greece is dominating current news headlines.  Why is such a small country important to the global financial markets?

Tuesday, 13 April 2010 12:09


Discussing two important secular themes and the implications of a world awash in data, which needs to be generated, analyzed, stored, shared, transported, and secured; and in real time no less!

Tuesday, 09 March 2010 11:52

Just The Way We Are

Individuals and corporations have made huge strides in this Great Deleveraging Cycle.  If politicians ultimately follow the will of the people then eventually the Great Deleveraging cycle will shape the political process in Washington.

Tuesday, 02 February 2010 00:24

Some Tough Questions, dadgummit!

How long will the market ignore relatively strong earnings? And how can we escape this quagmire of skepticism and frustration particularly with our political leaders? Legendary football coach Bobby Bowden leaves us with a new word, one that, well, just seems to fit the times – Dadgummit!

Wednesday, 06 January 2010 00:22

The Great Inflation... Debate

Discussing the impact of monetary and fiscal policy on the future outlook for inflation. What might be some of the factors that might break the link between monetary expansion, deficit spending, and inflation?