May 2019

Dave Canal
May 28, 2019

For all the presumed sophistication of Wall Street investment banking firms, I have yet to see a mention of a simple financial law.  The law states the faster a company grows, the harder it is to maintain the same percentage of growth.  We now have dozens of “unicorn” companies (billion dollar valuations) ready to go public.   Many are 10 ...

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Matthew Sullivan
May 14, 2019

If you were to “Google” the actor Chris Evans you will quickly learn that he stars as Captain America in a number of superhero movies. If you look to see what other movies he has been in you will come across a film called “Gifted”. Without spoiling the movie, Chris plays the uncle of a little girl and ends up in a custody fight with her...

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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