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Economic Outlook
June 01, 2010 Posted by
Thus far, the government's attempts to jump over the drama of the current recession have had less than spectacular results. To be sure, the American drive is alive and well, but we've hit more than a bump in the road and now everyone is scrambling for answers.
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May 26, 2010 Posted by
This week, Democratic leaders in Congress expect to pass a $190 billion "jobs" bill that includes an increase in the tax paid by venture and private equity investors. The bill as it stands would tax as ordinary income 75 percent of carried interest, essentially doubling taxation on such partnerships. This is projected to garner $18.7 billion in additional revenues for Uncle Sam at a time every dollar is desperately needed.
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May 18, 2010 Posted by
The marketplace is comprised of a multitude of opinions that are never in sync. If they were, little trading would occur as prices would reflect the level of true value as deemed by all parties.
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May 11, 2010 Posted by
OK, perhaps things are not as bleak as a "burning ring of fire," but positive price action over the last few months has reminded me of our title’s famous line issued by Chip Diller as pandemonium ensued at the homecoming parade in "Animal House." It was time for a correction.
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Economic Outlook
May 04, 2010 Posted by
Howdy and salutations from your future self!

I wanted to write to test the new iSend software we just installed, which allows the user to send a fax back in time. (Yes, in addition to a fax machine, we also still have a VCR, a gasoline-powered truck, and a cell phone!)
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April 27, 2010 Posted by
At 6:03 a.m. PST on September 11, 2001, I was sitting at my desk watching the unfolding horror in New York City when the second hijacked airplane crashed into the south tower of the World Trade Center.
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April 20, 2010 Posted by
I'm a firm believer in the "KISS" methodology: Keep It Simple, Stupid.
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April 13, 2010 Posted by
From the start, rap music has been the underdog. First enjoyed only by a small segment of the population, no music genre ever spread so quickly to cross barriers or race, country and class so quickly. I believe there is a simply reason for this: Rap is emotional and raw, always driving for an expanded audience through an unabashed desire for high sales volume.
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