Asian Stocks Sink On Syrian Fears (thanks Obama)


Asian stocks sink on Syria fears (via AFP) Asian markets fell sharply Wednesday, while oil prices rose and emerging market currencies sank, as the West stepped up preparations for a possible military strike on Syria. The losses extended falls on Tuesday and followed drops on Wall Street and… by  More...

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By Lee Dodson On Monday, August 26th, 2013
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Carpe Diem Or Carpe Momentum For the Construction Business?

Any movie buff who saw Dead Poet’s Society, starring Robin Williams, knows the meaning of the Latin idiom: Carpe Diem. The film brought to life again a dead language phrase popular with self-help gurus. Once More...

US Airways Begins Merger Talks With American Airlines
By Adam Conley On Sunday, August 18th, 2013

Federal Lawsuit of American Airlines and US Airways Merger Will Hurt Consumers

Once again, the American Airline Industry is under fire. The Justice Department, under the Obama Administration, has filed a lawsuit to block the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways (LCC). Judging More...

Too big to fail
By Lee Dodson On Sunday, August 18th, 2013

Is America Too Big To Fail?

The phrase “too big to fail” popped into existence four years past when evidence surfaced condemning giant financial institutions’ practices, government social engineering, and grand theft wisdom More...

By Lee Dodson On Thursday, August 15th, 2013
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A Second Foreclosure Wave Is On Its Way

Temporary fixes to the foreclosure problem are just that, temporary, and usually late in the first place. This was certainly the case with the loan modification programs established by banks cooperating with the More...

A Double Bogie on Basic Economics
By Brent Rosenbaum On Monday, August 12th, 2013

Obama: The Middle Class Needs More Government

In an Op-ed in the Boston Herald, President Obama laid out his “vision” for helping the middle class. Reading through the campaign-style op-ed we find that Obama continues to believe that the only real way to More...

By Lee Dodson On Sunday, August 11th, 2013

The Construction Industry Recovery is DOA

Construction is much worse off than anyone not in the industry can even imagine. While construction GNP numbers are up from three percent in 2009 to eight percent (maybe) today, these figures are a far cry from More...

Minimum wage
By Frederick Hunt On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

The Minimum Wage: Necessary But Misunderstood

Was the minimum wage ever intended to guarantee a wage that would support a family? Or, is it a device to protect the least skilled of our citizens from being taken advantage of in the job market? Following the More...

By Lee Dodson On Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Who Will Build Tomorrow’s America?

What is not being discussed is the major problem of where America’s next generation will live and work. In a major lapse of planning, even thinking, leaders have neglected to consider the next layer of population More...

By Geoffrey Heald On Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Moving South Financially And Drowning In 16 Trillion Dollar Debt

One has to believe in tooth fairies. At least this administration must believe we do. A tooth fairy that is going to sweep in and take care of our 16 trillion-dollar debt. No questions, no worries, no problems. To More...

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