Historical Italy & Modern American Management – A Feast for the Senses

  Remember the cry of the 1980s? The caricature of American economy as burger-flipping service sector jobs in contrast to the Japanese who were portrayed as modern long term managers? Very few people understood then that American companies were perfecting the art of consistent & bankable delivery of performance standards all over the world regardless […]

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Interesting TACs of the Week (May 14 – May 20, 2016)

  Summary – A top-down review of interesting calls and comments made last week in Treasuries, monetary policy, economics, stocks, bonds & commodities. TAC is our acronym for Tweets, Articles, & Clips – our basic inputs for this article. Editor’s Note: In this series of articles, we include important or interesting Tweets, Articles, Video Clips […]

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Hillary-Ryan vs. Trump-Sanders; Republic vs. Democracy; Chuck Todd vs. Van Jones

  When Donald Trump swept the Indiana Primary, it was all over. Senator Cruz suspended his campaign on Tuesday night & John Kasich suspended his campaign on Wednesday afternoon. RNC chief Reince Priebus tweeted that Donald Trump was the presumptive nominee of the Republican Party. It was all over. And then it began again.  On Thursday […]

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Interesting TACs of the Week (April 30 – May 7, 2016)

  Summary – A top-down review of interesting calls and comments made last week in Treasuries, monetary policy, economics, stocks, bonds & commodities. TAC is our acronym for Tweets, Articles, & Clips – our basic inputs for this article. Editor’s Note: In this series of articles, we include important or interesting Tweets, Articles, Video Clips […]

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Trump & Hillary – “Beginning of the End” Chuck Todd & “3/20” Van Jones

  What a sweep on Tuesday night? Words like Stampede, Wipe Out were used on Television to describe the 55%-65% vote won by Donald Trump this past Tuesday. Even MSNBC’s Chuck Todd, the “we are a republic, not a democracy” Chuck Todd, called Tuesday “the beginning of the end“.  Meaning the campaign for the Republican […]

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Interesting TACs of the Week (April 23 – April 29, 2016)

  Summary – A top-down review of interesting calls and comments made last week in Treasuries, monetary policy, economics, stocks, bonds & commodities. TAC is our acronym for Tweets, Articles, & Clips –our basic inputs for this article. Editor’s Note: In this series of articles, we include important or interesting Tweets, Articles, Video Clips with […]

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Break These “Churches” Up or At Least Unbundle Them

  Religion is something we accept without any real analysis or discussion about its foundation or message. That is not altogether wrong because religion mainly addresses the after-life. Since we know nothing about the after-life, it is reasonable to accept the teachings of religion to give us comfort during our lives on earth. Trouble occurs […]

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Interesting TACs of the Week (April 16 – April 22, 2016)

  Summary – A top-down review of interesting calls and comments made last week in Treasuries, monetary policy, economics, stocks, bonds & commodities. TAC is our acronym for Tweets, Articles, & Clips –our basic inputs for this article. Editor’s Note: In this series of articles, we include important or interesting Tweets, Articles, Video Clips with […]

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