By John Brynjolfsson, Chief Investment Officer, Armored Wolf The nation is at an impasse. Though some may quip that markets have barely reacted to the shutdown, and pending debt ceiling crisis, Washington gridlock has costs. Perhaps not catastrophic at the scale of a nuclear attack, or a Lehman crisis, and perhaps exaggerated by Republicans and [...]
Guest columnist John Brynjolfsson looks at the market repercussions of the Syria issue.
Rene Levesque looks at risk management and absolute return from an industry practitioner's point of view.
Be first to find your Moral Compass and avoid the perils of the Fiscal Cliff.
Columnist Doug Friedenberg looks at why the American understanding of climate science has been exceptional, why substantial financial interests may bring it in line with the rest of the planet, and why portfolio managers should care in the first place.
Shane Brett looks at the future of global pensions and what he sees isn't pretty.
Nick Lawler on the JOBS Act.
The wonderful French-born but long-since Americanized scholar Jacques Barzun died last week, October 25, 2012, roughly a month short of what would have been his 105th birthday. I won’t write him an obituary. Many fine samples of that craft are available. Here is a link to one from The New York Times that gives the [...]
A recent Kauffman Foundation Study draws daunting conclusions regarding their 20 year experience in the venture capital sector. AARM Founder, Gitanjali Swamy, believes Good Venture exists and shares a road map to help investors find attractive pockets of investment opportunities in venture. What do you think about the future of venture capital in the United States?
Ron Resnick, a co-founder of the financial consulting firm CounselWorks, offers this view of the JPMorgan trading loss.