Jun 22, 2017
There has never been anyone quite like Benjamin Franklin. He was a renowned polymath and was the nation's leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, statesman, diplomat and, yes, ladies man...
Jun 08, 2017
Don't laugh, but there are some similarities between Presidents Donald Trump and Dwight Eisenhower. Though their personalities and approaches to governing will likely turn out to be vastly different, both men had no experience in...
Jun 02, 2017
  How does an investment that returned 30% per year sound? That is exactly what the Spiegel family got from their investment in a 1982 Jean-Michel Basquiat "Untitled" neo-expressionist painting of a skull. Jerry and Emily Spiegel paid $19,...
Apr 06, 2017
We always find the divergence between good art and money fascinating. As an example, take the Academy Awards presentation for the 2016 film season. Our favorite nominated films seemed to garner the lowest sales at the box office. Of the...
Mar 30, 2017
There is a broad consensus among music historians that Chuck Berry, who sadly passed away earlier this month, was a rock-n-roll legend. He was the true pioneer of the flat-out, big barking, mid-tune guitar sounds that became common in...
Mar 17, 2017
Since the presidential election back in November, the most popular question that comes up in our client conversations is "What does President Trump mean for the economy?" While there is not a simple answer to the question, it is possible...

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