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Tuesday, 01 March 2011 13:25

Mr. Inside and Mr. Outside

Can the market move higher without a productive one two punch?  While we are hopeful on the domestic front, the turmoil internationally seems unlikely to be resolved any time soon.  Given these conflicting forces, the market is struggling to find the end zone.

Monday, 31 January 2011 11:41

Chicken Little and the Municipal Mess

There is growing concern that municipal budget problems are so severe that cities, counties and maybe even some states will default on their debt.  Municipal budgets are strained, but there is heated debate on the scale of the problem.

Friday, 03 December 2010 11:28

Year End Review

The Grand Canyon could fit comfortably between the upside potential resulting from economic and political progress, and the dire predictions of attention-grabbing doomsayers.

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

DATA

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!