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Commentary & Opinion
November 14, 2018 The NIMBY Backlash Against Amazon’s HQ2Source: Bloomberg
Splitting Amazon’s second headquarters between Queens and the Virginia suburbs of Washington was probably not the best decision from a social perspective. Added traffic will strain already crowded local infrastructure, and New...
October 23, 2018 No Energy Policy, No Problem For U.S. Oil ProducersSource: Forbes
But even without top-down direction, America currently has a better, most sensible approach to energy development than any other country in the world, both for the short- and long-term.
October 19, 2018 Editorial: Clock is ticking on slowing climate changeSource: Litchfield County Times
Therefore we all must pay attention — regardless of party affiliation or country — to the grim message in the report released Monday by the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The...
The yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury note is back up at 3.23 percent, hitting fresh multi-year highs. Bond yields – the amount they pay out to investors who hold them – move inversely to prices. So when bond prices decline, as...
October 8, 2018 One hundred years of ineptitudeSource: Asia Times
The global financial and economic crisis that began in 2008 was the greatest economic stress-test since the Great Depression, and the greatest challenge to social and political systems since World War II. It not only put...
The Foreign Secretary has warned the EU that it will stir Britain's “Dunkirk spirit” if it tries to force a bad Brexit deal on Prime Minister Theresa May.
September 19, 2018 Alibaba founder Jack Ma says the US-China trade war is 'going to be a mess' and could last 20 yearsSource: Yahoo Finance
The trade war between US and China could last 20 years and have a bigger impact than most people think, Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman ofAlibaba, the largest e-commerce site in China, said.
September 18, 2018 Post op-ed: Wall Street never learned its lessonSource: Concord Monitor
The great irony of the 2008 financial collapse is that Wall Street, whose reckless risk-taking drove the financial system over the precipice, suffered very few, if any, consequences for its actions.
September 17, 2018 Commentary: What Made The Financial Crisis Go From Bad To Disaster?Source: Forbes
Even before Lehman Brothers failed ten years ago this weekend, the financial crisis was bad. But it was the failure of Lehman Brothers that tipped a bad situation into an absolute disaster, and brought the global financial system...
September 14, 2018 Warren Buffet Calls Lehman Brothers Failing An Economic Pearl Harbor (HBO)Source: Vice News/YouTube
When Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy ten years ago on Friday, the question on everyone’s minds was simple: “Who’s next?
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