Month: March 2017

A Woman’s Glass Ceiling is an Economy’s Glass Ceiling

A Woman’s Glass Ceiling is an Economy’s Glass Ceiling

Women’s education is now recognized as a cornerstone of economic development. It’s recognized by economists and scholars alike as being the key nutrients to seeing an economy fully develop and blossom. Educating a woman and leveraging her talents, is the consistent determinant of progress for […]

Never Ending Student Debt

Never Ending Student Debt

Student Loan Debt is Increasing $3,805.18 Every Second

The Decline of the 140 Character Bully Pulpit

The Decline of the 140 Character Bully Pulpit

Since President Theodore Roosevelt first coined the expression in 1904, the bully pulpit has been a staple concept in the American presidency. In brief, the term originates from an antiquated use of the word “bully” which is an exclamation of something that is awesome or […]

Technical Analysis: Aroon Indicator

Technical Analysis: Aroon Indicator

There are few scarier times in life than the moment you break away from societal norms to become your own person.  Whether it is voicing your opinion to a group full of people who strongly disagree or it’s pursuing an idea that nobody else believes in.  […]

How 17 Million Cars Make it to the Consumer Every Year

How 17 Million Cars Make it to the Consumer Every Year

Since the “Great Recession” in 2008 when the US congress voted to bail out the automotive industry,  $79.7 billion in total, the U.S. automotive industry has experienced a resounding comeback. In 2015 the big three (Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler) broke their all-time record for […]

The Economy of North Korea

The Economy of North Korea

Maybe the best investment you’ll make… after about 50 years.

Janet Yellen and the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Janet Yellen and the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Damn Janet! Back at it again with the rate hike!

Figuring Out the UK’s Post-Brexit Haircut

Figuring Out the UK’s Post-Brexit Haircut

A Liberalized Pompadour or a Protectionist Pixie Cut

​Technical Analysis: Bollinger Bands

​Technical Analysis: Bollinger Bands

There are twin brothers in the equity investment world.  One is the well-respected brother that has always succeeded when he puts his mind to things, and of course, his name is Chad.  He got into an Ivy League school because of a perfect GPA in […]

The Fuel of Capitalism

The Fuel of Capitalism

“Money-hungry, strung-out, financial-savages” These are usually the thoughts of the average investor when describing the qualities of investment banking and bankers. Quite honestly, before I was exposed to the vast world of finance and economics, I too would describe investment banking in such a low […]