Aug 17, 2017
Last week capital markets finally started to pay attention to North Korea. It was only a matter of time after the totalitarian dictatorship launched two missiles in the month of July and verbally threatened to bomb Guam, a U.S. territory...
Aug 10, 2017
Mountain biking. Sounds easy, right? It can be at times ... riding a bike up and down the gentle slopes of a mountain through a pristine forest is pretty easy. But true practitioners of the sport seek the challenge and stoke of barreling...
Jul 27, 2017
On this day (July 27th) back in 1940, the animated icon Bugs Bunny made his official debut in Tex Avery’s film A Wild Hare. Known for his nonchalant carrot-chewing and catchphrase “Eh … What’s up, Doc?” the clever cartoon is characterized...
Jul 20, 2017
Last week marked the 10th anniversary of the event that some say "officially" started the global financial crisis that brought capital markets to their knees during 2008 and 2009. On July 10, 2007, bond analysts from the credit ratings...
Jul 13, 2017
Founding Father Thomas Jefferson was not only a good author and President, he was also a pretty good real estate investor. In 1803, he was weary of the French owning the “Louisiana Territory,” a huge tract of land between the Mississippi...
Jun 29, 2017
Two interesting Brit-oriented anniversaries to celebrate this week. The first (June 25th) marks the 51st anniversary of the Beatles song "Paperback Writer" hitting number #1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 music chart back in 1966). As most...

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