Geopolitical Security threats will precipitate financial distress

Geopolitical Security threats will precipitate financial distress January 18, 2018 Can 2018 possibly match Wall Street’s perfect 2017 It doesn’t get better than this: Encouraged by the surprise electoral victory of President Donald Trump and his aggressive push for tax cuts and deregulation, the U.S. stock market ended the first ever “perfect year.” That is one in which all 12 months featured...

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Greatest Game Ever Created: the Stock Market

The Buttonwood Agreement formed the New York stock exchange and kicked-off the capitalist game called the stock market. To understand the stock market has to do with fiancé. For a business to raise funds – finance – they offer shares in its company. To do this there has to be a secondary market – the aftermarket – one that buys and sells the shares to provide liquidity to the original...

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Predictions just another nut-job.

“This is the way the world ends, not with a bang, with a whimper” T.S. Eliot The Greeks, what great storyteller, like the myth of Cassandra one that is causing me problems in 2017. The myth, in a nutshell, goes like this, Apollo – the God of Sun and Light – had a thing for Cassandra. She was the daughter of the king of Troy. Well, the feeling was mutual, and she gave him a kiss in return...

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