Stocks Dip After GDP Report Disappoints
Stocks fell in early trading Friday after the GDP report showed that the U.S. economy isn't growing as quickly as economists expected.
The Great Deleveraging: How to Advise Clients in a Period of Weak Growth
As debt contracts, today’s deleveraging should bring several years of weak economic growth, forecasts Chip Dickson, co-founder of equity research firm Discern and former Lehman Bros. chief equity strategist.
The Green Advisor: Cleaner Air and Cash
Although the climate bill that passed the House of Representatives in June went through many changes on its way to securing a majority of support,...
The Roaring 80s
It was August 17, 1982, and Dr. Doom had changed his mind. Economist Henry Kaufman, then at Salomon Brothers, had come to be known by the...
"Culture eats strategy for breakfast." I've pondered this line, attributed by a Stanford professor to a sign in the Ford Motor Company board room, as...
The Perils of Entropy
Consider the mind-boggling possibilities of compound interest: If the Lenape tribe of Native Americans had invested the 60-guilder ($24) proceeds from their sale of Manhattan...
The Latest Oil Crisis
Let's start with a couple disclosures. First, having lived through the disastrous economic consequences following the first Arab oil embargo in 1973, and having been...
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