Americans have been talking a lot lately about needing to save more money, both individually and governmentally. Without getting into the national def...
This crisis presents an opportunity to go on the offensive for CEOs who are in a position of strength.
If Congress gets smart, goes back into negotiations immediately and comes up with a credible plan to implement budget savings of more than $4 trillion over the next 10 years, the world will have renewed faith in the its largest economy.
It's not unusual for the market to be manically depressive and psychotraumatically challenged at a time like this. But we really need some good news. And that may not happen until we get some good policy coming out of Washington.
How can you, as an investor, handle hedge fund investing? Be strategic, be sensible and speak up.
The success of stock pickers can be attributed to luck. There is no demonstrated skill in this exercise. They can have a lucky streak, but it always comes to an end.
The concept of taxes, of course, is pretty easy to explain. Except when you look at it too closely.
Surprise consequences to the earthquake in Japan have revealed significant weaknesses in both the worlds of politics and business and from an investment point of view, there are lessons we can learn.
One of the greatest challenges of divorce is money. As a newly single parent, you might be overwhelmed, as I was, with more bills than you can afford...
The insider trading narrative in the court of public opinion may always say greed, but in truth, the gain isn't usually enough for the risk. Something is missing from the conversation.
With the rosy views a fair number of Wall Streeters are pitching, the brothers Grimm seem to be making the trek to Wall Street.
Finally, I understand why loan volume at major banks remains stillborn. Bankers only want to write loans on their own draconian terms.
Rampant bullish fever is scaring a growing number of market watchers. No wonder. It's generally a prelude to a sizable market decline.
Bubbles are serious when they are massive. What could pop the bubble would be China's failure to restrain inflation and its subsequent hard landing.
I am in love with copper, with coal, iron ore and oil, too, in that order, but not gold. Honchos scored with gold last year, but now gold is coming in, even with the Middle East in flux and incindiary.
The world is witnessing serious commodity inflation in oil, copper, iron ore and grains. All this could lead to tightening by central banks, worldwide.