Some Good & Some Bad but No Ugly

Some Good & Some Bad but No Ugly

There was some good news and some bad news last week. First, the good news: Thanks to consumer spending and an upturn in federal government spending, the U.S. economy grew faster from April through June this year. Gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 2.6 percent...
College Educates Your Taste Buds Too

College Educates Your Taste Buds Too

College is a hot topic. In recent years, pundits have debated whether students should attend college or skip it and start their own companies. The Thiel Fellowship, founded by tech entrepreneur Peter Thiel, offers students $100,000 to do just that. For students who...
Do We Have Central Banks to Thank for Record Highs?

Do We Have Central Banks to Thank for Record Highs?

Low interest rates, accommodative monetary policy, and improving economic growth have helped stock markets around the world reach record highs, reports Barron’s: “…a look around the globe shows the surge of the U.S. market to new peaks to be anything but unique. Major...
Disruption

Disruption

Merriam Webster Defines ‘disrupt’ as ‘to break apart,’ and ‘to throw into disorder.’ While disruption doesn’t sound like something anyone would enjoy much, it has the potential to create investment opportunities for those who share a vision and are willing to take...