April 2019

Matthew Sullivan
April 25, 2019

I remember when my mom took me to the bank to open my very first checking account. I signed a couple of things and a few days later my very own checks arrived in the mail. Mom dutifully showed me how to complete the check register and reconcile my account to the bank statement every month. I recall saying to my mom: “My check register tells me...

Dave Canal
April 08, 2019

You might think I’m referring to Bill Gates, but the story goes back much further in time.  The father of 20th century technology, undoubtedly, was General Georges Doriot.   He was born in France in 1899.   Twenty-one years later, he came to the United States as a young immigrant to attend the Harvard Business School.   Four years...


Do we have the capability to eliminate booms and busts in economic activity? The answer in my judgment is no, because there is no tool to change human nature. Too often people are prone to recurring bouts of optimism and pessimism.

– Alan Greenspan