Oct 26, 2012
This is a particularly tricky time for the market. The U.S. economy is teetering right now, with signs of both worsening and improvement.
Oct 5, 2012
Last decade witnessed an unprecedented boom in commodity prices. While prices today are generally below the highs of last decade, they might be poised for a second epic rise that will be perhaps even more stunning.
Aug 20, 2012
The economic news has been mostly bad, but the market seems to love it. It seems that the market just shrugs off all these serious concerns and continues to forge higher anyway.
Jul 23, 2012
With Europe in recession, China slowing and the U.S. economy steadily losing steam, most investors are retreating to defensive positions. But it is getting awfully expensive to play defense.
Jul 13, 2012
The United States is in danger of transforming in a country where the majority of citizens are not self sufficient but rather rely on the government for survival.
Jun 22, 2012
When a naturally rowdy high school class gets a not-too-competent substitute teacher for the day, havoc often erupts. At least it did at my high school.
Jun 15, 2012
Economists, pundits, politicians and the press are all weighing in about how this "fiscal cliff" needs to be avoided. They say that the threat of recession and lack of a resolution is already starting to spook the markets, and the problem will get worse as the date nears.
May 25, 2012
The past century has witnessed the welcome demise of fascism, totalitarianism and communism. These forms of government fell into what Ronald Reagan described as "the ash heap of history". But now another but far more desirable form of government is on the chopping block ...