According to 24/7 Wall Street we will be saying goodbye to these ten familiar brands in 2012 . . . Here are my choices of brands that should be getting the boot!

I love this time of year for many reasons . . . decorating the tree, turkey with stuffing, the smiling faces of anticipation of our 4 kids on Christmas Eve . . . and the fact that as the holiday season fast approaches we all tend to dawn our prognosticative hats in an effort to … Continue reading

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Why is Bloomberg the fall guy for Ground Zero Mosque protestors . . . isn’t GE facilitating its construction?

Your issue isn’t with Bloomberg Andy . . . follow the money. Like all politicians he is influenced by powerful money interests. For example, GE (an American icon corporation) indicates that they “want to become a regular sukuk issuer over time,” having already issued a $500 million bond. In fact, besides “tapping” Islamic investors as … Continue reading

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The cost of the IFRS Lease Capitalization initiative: A hold-up of small business in America

The more I investigate the IFRS proposal to capitalize leasing the more I am convinced that this is nothing more than a fee creation scam that will ultimately and perhaps in certain instances irreparably harm small-medium enterprises in America. Like the fear mongering associated with the Y2K bug, where copious amounts of money were spent … Continue reading

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Who actually benefits from Wall Street’s “Winning Ways?”

“Wall Street’s winning ways continue, with the Dow, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq coming off their highest closes since May 13.” Peter Schacknow, Senior Producer, CNBC Breaking News Desk Wow, thank you Peter Schacknow for this delightful news which benefits exactly who . . . Certainly not the majority of the people who took … Continue reading

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