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Old MacDonald Had a Lab

Plant-based meat has been all the rage of late, with Beyond Meat and the Impossible Burger hitting the fast food circuit. It's not just vegetarians eating them either. Veggie burgers are not new, they've been…
January 24, 2020
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Prudent Principles

"Wall Street has a few prudent principles; the trouble is that they are always forgotten when they are needed most." - Benjamin Graham For those who have not heard of Benjamin Graham (1894-1976), he has…
January 17, 2020
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What a Difference a Year Makes

The relentless year-end rally continues. 2019 is tracking towards the best year for stocks in over two decades, back in those dotcom days. It's really been a parabolic move since October, with reckless abandon. Before…
December 27, 2019
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A Legend Lost

Our nation lost a Great American this week. Paul Volcker dedicated his life to public service. It’s been commonly said he always believed it to be his calling. Volcker served in government across Democratic and…
December 13, 2019
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A Long December

A long December and there's reason to believe, Maybe this year will be better than the last. This song, by the Counting Crows, came to mind this week. Volatility returned in December after stocks basically…
December 6, 2019
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As the year 2019 approaches an end, so does a decade that will no doubt transcend. The world is a complex place. Life on earth is seldom easy. There’s a lot of anger and fighting…
November 27, 2019
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Schwab, TD, the Industry and Us

The Financial Services industry has changed. I can’t even count how many times I’ve said these words and heard them over and again. Our industry has evolved over the decades and technological innovations continue to…
November 22, 2019
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Smart Cities Straight Ahead

Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and 5G. It's coming. In fact, it's already here. Cities are getting smarter in this Digital Age in which we live. More and more devices are connected to the internet, which connects…
November 15, 2019