While the U.S. still enjoys its highly coveted AAA rating, phrases like “the clowns in Washington” do not exactly sound encouraging to lenders.
Archive for July, 2011
The world is messy and a more pro-active approach than the Market Portfolio Theory of the 60s is needed to build portfolios that can stand the stress of our times.
In this podcast, Garland Simmons, PhD, offers commentary on the financial elements of business resilience, offering examples of businesses that have flourished.
While the debate about Dodd-Frank’s effectiveness continues, we must wonder what all the other regulatory agencies have been doing all along?
Dr. Bill Bleuel calls trust “the holy grail of relationship management,” explaining the difference between rational and emotional trust.
The current U.S. debt ceiling debate continues as the price of Gold shoots up to an all-time record. The most pressing question: What happens next?
What’s in a name? Quite a bit, it turns out. This podcast summarizes the rules of secondary meaning in trademark law with Alexa Koenig, JD, MA.
Job creation remains one of the big missing pieces of the giant economic recovery puzzle.
Trust appears to be gaining in importance as a way of building customer relationships that transcend the multi-channel media.
In this Week’s Issue: July 1, 2011 Weekly Snapshot Market Barometers Halftime Reports Recommended Read/Audio Weekly Snapshot • Euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 9.9% in May (Eurostat) • Purchasing managers’ indexes in Asia and Europe at multi-month lows (Reuters) • Japan’s Tankan survey shows sentiment worsened sharply after quake (WSJ) • U.S. corn futures […]