Daily Archives: February 2, 2017

Daimler spends big to compete with Tesla

Technological advancement is coming fast and furious today, especially in the areas of energy and transportation.  This is exciting but it will also require a lot of capital investment to make these transitions.  That means less corporate profits and excess … Continue reading

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With robots taking jobs: study the arts?

Manufacturing is on the move, migrating closer to able customers and available land, resources and infrastructure.  For many companies that means North America is increasingly attractive.  The bad news is robots are going to keep taking the jobs.  We are … Continue reading

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Taking advice from a financial conglomerate? Read this

Twenty years ago I naively stumbled into the investment ‘business’ on the broker/dealer side of a bank owned financial conglomerate.  It was a shocking, repugnant, dishonorable, client-abusive business model to work in.  And has only gotten more self-serving, conflicted and … Continue reading

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In the end: it’s not what we make, it’s what we keep that matters

News about actor Johnny Depp’s financial problems has classic lessons for everyone that aspire to waste less and retain more net benefit during our lifetime.  As always, it is never about how much we, or asset markets ‘make’, but rather … Continue reading

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