Sep 052013
 

After my talk to CFA Society Spokane last week, a member asked why my presentation didn’t emphasize more good news. I responded that as a former newspaperman, I’m a man-bites-dog type. Dog-bites-man, the ordinary stuff that happens every day, doesn’t make the paper. I’m slow on my feet. In retrospect, [continue reading . . . ]






Sep 022013
 

For my money, the Washington Post‘s Robert Samuelson is one of today’s most accessible economics columnists. Don’t miss his column today. Excerpts: On this Labor Day, American workers face a buyers’ market. Employers have the upper hand and, given today’s languid pace of hiring, the advantage shows few signs of [continue reading . . . ]