Category: Business Horizon

Happy Halloween

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This morning I decided to begin creation of a scripted documentary on the house edge in the capital markets. It just appears that investment banking types and the support persons, as well as the hedge fund managers ...

Why failed banks are in Georgia?

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The Associated Press reported on a new failed bank last month, the Georgian Bank, which of course was in Georgia. Whelan Jennings would have sung about “just some good ol’ boys, never meaning no harm,” and would have ...

How can supply have all the power and demand have none?

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A New York Times article on director scrutiny for executive pay joined the twitter this morning. The lack of examination of executive pay’s precipitous rise over the past two decades, as well as accountability for com...

Redeem it all

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The latest news from the Market front lines comes from Marketwatch under the headline “Funds hike fees, adding to investor pain.” It’s a funny day when after the scams, frauds, business missteps and massive losses of ...

Is anybody at the switch?

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There’s an old adage from the days of railroad, “asleep at the switch.” In that era, trains often rode common tracks in both directions within common time frames. The only salvation was the vigilance of the trackman...

Retail Sales Fall?

Added by 9 years ago

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is far more important to stem than it is to bailout the banks, because even Reagan’s economic policies were named with the Regular Guy in mind (trickle down economics at least implied that the bottom would drink somet...