Debbie and I are in Europe as you read this personal security post. It is tough to protect your family as you fly and travel, but I have good and comforting news for you. I travel with plastic packs of razor-sharp pencils that you can buy in any drug store. They’re great for sketching and […]
Archives for October 2011
“You can go to some businesses and you can see license plates from 20 different states parked in the parking lot,” says E.J. Smith Thursday morning on the Helen Glover Show.
“Take off your bedroom slippers. Put on your marching shoes…Shake it off. Stop complainin’. Stop grumblin’. Stop cryin’. We are going to press on. We have work to do!” — President Obama to the Congressional Black Caucus. Watch the speech here.
Consider the incredible growth of this sleeping dragon. Over the first 10 years of the new millennium, it has seen export growth exceeding 300%, an average annual GDP growth rate of 6.7%, a per capita income increase of 58%, and 4.7% growth in its population. The dragon in question must be China, right?
In my last stock market post, I explained that I do not rely on corporate annual reports, which I consider relics. Glossy corporate reports are sadly late to the party in terms of providing timely intelligence. In fact, annuals are often promotional devices written by youngsters talking about “growing earnings.” No thanks. Certainly annuals provide […]