What a year. We face huge challenges; and yet the whole world is excited about America again and rooting for her – most of the world, anyway – and that’s huge. Those of us who consider Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a dream’ the most moving and meaningful speech of our lives know that […]
Thanks for your good comments on yesterday’s column. I hope to post some of them soon.But today . . .
The yields on Treasury securities are remarkably low. As you can see here, the 3-month T-bills yield essentially zero, and even the 3-year notes yield less than 1%.
So the first thing I would […]
It took a decade to get out of the Great Depression; and for all the good New Deal programs, it was really only the massive government stimulus of World War II that did the trick.
Let’s skip the ten years and the mega-war – indeed, let’s skip the depression – by having an […]
Steve Sapka: ‘Have you tried Pandora? Pick all your favorite artists and it plays a mix for you – free!’
☞ I’m not sure Pandora is what I’d name a box I wanted people to open, but it’s most cool nonetheless. You set up ‘channels’ – I set up one for Tom Rush – […]
For those still interested, here are two somewhat contrasting views: ‘Rick Warren Is an Insulting Choice,’ a stinging op-ed in the LA Times by Katha Pollitt . . . and this account by Melissa Etheridge – who fought as hard as anyone against Prop 8 – but met […]
HULU – HU NU?
MADOFF-WHY NOT IN RIKERS ISLAND?
Huh? He admits to a $50 billion Ponzi scheme that, among other things, […]
$4,000-A-NIGHT LUXURY AT A FRACTION OF THE COST!
Increasingly, you hear about wealthy women buying at super-high-end shops but then asking for ‘plain white bags’ instead of the Hermes or Prada bag that would scream, ‘Yes, I know you are starving, but I just spent $2,200 on a throw.’
It’s become a […]
So where to put your money now?
YOU COULD WRITE A BOOK
The first thing to say is that everyone is different, and anyone who invests based on a TV interview here, a magazine article there – and then takes a different tack based on a blog entry from some guy who […]
Quote of the Day
If you think it's messy there, said Albert Einstein of his paper-strewn office, you should see it up here, he smiled, pointing to his head.~.
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