Category: Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Demand for Financial Advice Isn’t Going Away

The Future of Advice: Business Models and Services For the Next Generations from INResearch

Category: Investing

10 Monday AM Reads

This is the week the year starts in earnest: 5 full days of work, kids at school, no one on vacation. Start your day with the most important meal of the day, your AM reads, fortified with riboflavin: •  You Missed $1 Trillion Return Agreeing With Fed Naysayers  (Bloomberg) see also Why A Market Correction…Read More

Category: Financial Press

What Is Alibaba?

Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce company, is preparing to go public in New York, setting up expectations for the biggest stock market debut in United States history.

Category: IPOs, Video, Web/Tech

When and how should the Fed exit?

Category: Bailouts, Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Why Does the U.S. Support Saudi Arabia, Sponsor of Islamic Terrorism?

Why Does the U.S. Support a Country which was FOUNDED With Terrorism … and Is Still the MAIN SOURCE of Islamic Terrorism Today? America Has Sold Its Soul for Oil A U.S. congressman for 6 years,  who is now a talking head on MSNBC (Joe Scarborough) says that – even if the Saudi government backed…Read More

Category: Politics

Charlie Rose: Apple’s Jony Ive & Marc Newson on Design

On “Charlie Rose,” a conversation with Apple Senior Vice President for Industrial Design Jony Ive and designer Marc Newson in New York ahead of their nonprofit RED auction taking place at Sotheby’s.

Source: Bloomberg

Category: Video, Web/Tech

Data Breaches in the U.S.


Category: Digital Media, War/Defense, Web/Tech

10 Sunday Reads

Good Sunday morn. Start your day out with some “After” reads: • The Case for Sticking With Stocks—No Matter the Price (WSJ) but see also Shiller says ‘We saw this before the Wall St crash, the dot-com bubble and the credit crunch” (This Is Money UK) • Q&A with Pimco Chief Economist Paul McCulley (Time)…Read More

Category: Financial Press


Sugar? David R. Kotok September 6, 2014   We have been thinking about the healthcare crisis, underfunding of long-term healthcare liabilities, Obamacare controversies, and lack of solutions from a fiscal and regulatory standpoint. This morning on CNN, Michael Smerconish discussed Sarah Palin’s “death panel” label for end of life counseling, Medicare funding and he noted…Read More

Category: Food and Drink, Think Tank