Interest Rates: A Race to the Bottom?
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Interest Rates: A Race to the Bottom?

This month’s move by the Federal Reserve Bank to lower interest rates for the first time in a decade may prove to be a “boondoggle”. This was done on the backdrop of all the economic indicators in the U.S. posting continuously showing record employment, rising wages, all time historic high stock index prices, and record … Continue reading

Crowdfunding: The “Fat Lady” is on stage
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Crowdfunding: The “Fat Lady” is on stage

In a recent blog posting on Crowdfundinginsider.com, the question is posed if the “Wheels have come off” the REG CF for Crowdfunding. The article explores the political manoeuvring that went into the legislation and the “finger pointing” that has resulted with the dismal results so far. It is reported in this piece, that a paltry $24 … Continue reading

Trump’s 12 Days of Christmas – A Look at the Proposed Appointees for Cabinet by Trump
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Trump’s 12 Days of Christmas – A Look at the Proposed Appointees for Cabinet by Trump

In the latest instalment of the Film series “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps”, the character Jake Moore (the idealistic stock broker son-in law) asks one of the Billionaire Investors “What’s your number?” Perplexed, the Billionaire asks for clarification. Jake replies “How much is enough, how much money is enough ….what’s your number?” The Billionaire smiles … Continue reading

Why “King” Trump Cannot Be President Trump
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Why “King” Trump Cannot Be President Trump

Ok, looking into the fishbowl, I understand how a lot of my European friends are in horror, bewilderment, and disbelief. People across the globe are trying to explain to themselves how it could have gotten this far and what is going through the minds of American voters. Heck, that’s how I feel. I find it … Continue reading

One Man Cannot Change the Flow of an Ocean
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One Man Cannot Change the Flow of an Ocean

A recent Huffington Post Comedy Video boasts of United States’ President Obama’s recent victories, which were decided in the U.S. Supreme Court including keeping intact his landmark health bill, and winning new trade agreements. It continues this week with the opening of Cuban embassies and the subsequent resumption of relations after 50 years of isolation, … Continue reading

Sometimes, you don’t need a crystal ball
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Sometimes, you don’t need a crystal ball

As investors and professionals alike argue when the Fed will finally taper their bond-buy program, the culprit of artificially low-interest rates, please understand that the market waits for no one. Even though the Fed hasn’t budged on their message or actions, the market has begun to move in anticipation of the inevitable. In the summer … Continue reading