Seeing the Glamorous Side of Finance
Virginia Postrel reflects on financial advice and visual persuasion.
Are Killer Robots the Next Black Swan?
Assessing the threat of out-of-control financial AI.
Who’s Kidding Whom? Dangers of Living in a Bubble
In politics and markets alike, it’s easy to fool yourself. Winner of 2014 Excellence in Financial Journalism Award from New York State Society of CPAs.
Polarization has become a pervasive and much-noted feature of American politics.
Should Advisors Run for Office?
FPA head Paul Auslander recently argued advisors should get more interested in public office. Why, though, has the interest been so modest to begin with?
Ex-CIA Official Sees ‘Supersonic Boom’ in Global Growth: RIIA Confab
Ex-intelligence official Herb Meyer predicted a “supersonic boom” in the world economy in coming decades, resulting from heightened consumer demand from a “global middle class” including potentially billions of people recently emerged from poverty.
Taking Sides: Will Wall Street’s Generosity to GOP Continue?
In the 2008 presidential race, Barack Obama had a substantial edge over John McCain in raising money from Wall Street. That advantage has not only evaporated for the president in the current race, but has reversed dramatically.
A Bold New Direction
On Jan. 21, 2013, either a re-elected President Obama or a newly elected President Romney will face economic trouble and congressional stubbornness. Here’s a bold way through.
Forecasting election outcomes has taken on some of the trappings of a science in recent years.
What to Expect
Traditionally, presidential races slip into a relatively quiet July doldrums, before the late-summer party conventions kick the race into a higher gear