David Henry of Reuters, recently published an article on Business Insider digging into some potentially troubling activity from banks around the country. Banks like J.P. Morgan and Citigroup are on the verge of receiving backing from the Federal Reserve to buy back shares of its stock and increase dividends. Sounds like a good thing, right?… [Read More] Reminder of Zombie Banks, Enron and Bear
We are sure you have all heard about the ongoing fiasco involving Hillary Clinton. Fred Wilson from AVC posted a helpful article surrounding an important message to gain from Clinton. Too many people in our society today take email for granted. They treat it as if they are private messages between two people, and they are… [Read More] Emails Are NOT Private Messages
A recent Business Insider article had quoted current Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban, in regards to his thoughts on student loan debt. A rather extreme solution to the growing problem of student loan debt is for the government to ‘forgive’ some of that debt. According to Cuban, however, that might be the WORST thing that… [Read More] Forgiving Student Loan Debt Is NOT The Answer
For the ninth week in a row, the amount of US Crude Oil in storage has expanded. The US seems to be at a crossroad with too much oil, and nowhere for it to go. Matthew Phillips wrote an article for Bloomberg last week that reiterated some mutual feelings on this situation. Since October, the… [Read More] What To Do With All This Oil?
In a recent article on the blog, I Heart Wall Street, the topic of broker versus adviser was brought up yet again. This is a reoccurring topic within the industry, and it’s mostly due to the continued confusion surrounding it. We feel this is a very important topic for investors to research. The primary difference between… [Read More] Broker? Or Adviser?
From this awesome article on A Wealth Of Common Sense, all we need is Potsie and Fonzie! The article draws some GREAT parallels to the current bond market and interest rate scenario we are staring down in 2015. A line that had specific importance to us was: “When risk strikes and stocks get hit, investors will… [Read More] The 1950’s Bond Market May Be A Template For Today