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Watching China Wobble

Watching China Wobble

Watching the breathtaking collapse of the Chinese stock market over the past few weeks has been an eye-opening experience for many who have known nothing but upward success on the mainland. Starting in mid-June, the value of A-shares -foreigners can only purchase B...

The Indian Summer Of Joe Biden

The Indian Summer Of Joe Biden

There is an old political warning: never let the national pundits become bored in summer months. It’s the one season when the minds of political writers tend to wander before the real reporting begins from the campaign trail. In fact, the one upside of Donald Trump’s...

Could This Be The Year Recovery Finally Comes To Main Street?

Could This Be The Year Recovery Finally Comes To Main Street?

Might this finally be the year? This year the National Retail Federation (NRF) is projecting a 4.1 percent increase in holiday retail spending, nearly twice last year’s anemic increase of 2.3 percent. After several years of holiday spending that produced lumps of...

It’s Time For ‘Freedom Summer 2015’

It’s Time For ‘Freedom Summer 2015’

Back in the summer of 1964, hundreds of young college students ventured down into Mississippi to register African Americans to vote. Until that time, the regional construct of Jim Crow laws denied the rights of basic citizenship to millions of African Americans....

Hot New Real Estate Trend

Hot New Real Estate Trend

Why more Americans are aggressively entering into upscale rental marketplace. As people begin to seriously think about where to live, there is a remarkable sea change afoot with millennials, empty-nesters, and the newly single. Instead of plunging in to buy a home,...

How Tim Cook Passed The Test With Flying Colors

How Tim Cook Passed The Test With Flying Colors

A year ago, I worried aloud what kind of leader Apple’s Tim Cook might be. Still emerging from the death of Steve Jobs, there was a great deal of concern whether he could pick up the mantle of “pied piper,” who offered the vision. When I talked about last year’s...

A Word Or Two About Investing In Russia

A Word Or Two About Investing In Russia

About a week before the barbarism took down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 17, an investor asked me when it would be wise to begin investing in Russia. First, let’s have a word about the Malaysian Airlines massacre. I have heard it called a number of things, but certain...

My Heart Breaks For Thailand

My Heart Breaks For Thailand

As somebody who has a close kinship with the people and business leaders of Thailand, I’m heartbroken by the recent military coup. Over the past couple of years, I have spent a great deal of time in Bangkok on speaking tours and working with the emerging professional...

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