Monthly Archives: May 2010

Teck Ticker with Aaron Task at the NASDAQ Studio

Part 1: The “Phase of Reckoning” Sovereign Debt Crisis Far from over: Part 2: Europe's Volcanic Cloud Smothers Rally For those of you not familiar with Tech Ticker clips on Yahoo Finance: Aaron and Henry Blodget do a terrific job … Continue reading

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VIX is back to 'wide awake' territory

The Volatility Index (VIX) is surging of late and this is leading some to suggest that volatility may be topping out at the same 40 range where it peaked in the Asian contagion crisis of 1997 and the 9/11 attacks … Continue reading

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Care for Kenya Fundraiser Wednesday night in NY

I sit on the advisory board for a new charity called Care for Kenya out of New York City. Tomorrow night we will be holding our first annual fundraising gala overlooking the New York Stock Exchange. The purpose of Care … Continue reading

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Connecting the dots in our financial crisis ciricle

Clarke and Dawes ask the million dollar questions: ABC News Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Hat tip Terry T: Reminds me of the “who's on first?” skit.

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Silly commentary is wide and deep

One of the silliest things I have heard lately is the idea that stock markets are selling off this month, because the “flash crash” May 6 made investors nervous and unnecessarily lose confidence. Sure…the “flash crash” is to blame. Never … Continue reading

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Choices now willl define where we go next

I believe that reforming and re-regulating the banking system is one of the most pressing issues of our time. Whether we can get any political will to effect the changes and increased controls needed remains to be seen. So far, … Continue reading

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