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It Takes A Lot To Laugh

I’m watching CNBC this morning (well “watching” might be a bit of a stretch  – but its on in the office) and I hear the Beatles singing in the background “I’ve got to admit it’s getting better” as the talking … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays — You’re Fired

It’s the 1st week of December and already I’ve heard from 3 folks, at different companies, that were notified they were losing their jobs this week. To the best of my knowledge, none of these friends worked at companies in … Continue reading

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Rope A Dope Monetary Policy

Frustrated by the stagnant US economy, and like the character in Monty Python who’s down to one arm left to fight with, The Fed has spitballed out another round of US Debt purchases continuing to hope that somehow the US … Continue reading

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Business Priorities In The Downturn

A large group of family and friends went to dinner last night. Two separate conversations got me thinking. One of the conversations was started by a financial services manager who was dreading the upcoming budget season because it always led … Continue reading

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