category archives: Archived News

What’s Ahead for the Global Economy in 2008?

  • Written by David
  • January 15, 2008 at 10:20 am
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Views from Wharton School of Economics… I’ve placed a few comments below. For the full PDF verison of the report click here. Though the subprime mess and rising oil prices slammed the U.S. economy during much of 2007, other emerging markets — especially China and India — seem to be on a roll. China’s growth [...]

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Missing the Market

  • Written by David
  • January 7, 2008 at 1:32 pm
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Hey, not a bad idea, I wish it were just that easy. I’ve enclosed the always illuminating “missing the market” study that we as investors need to be reminded of from time to time. It is especially important now that the markets have displayed so much price movement up and down. The Goldman study is [...]

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Breaking the Buck

  • Written by David
  • December 29, 2007 at 6:19 pm
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In the world of finance, this phrase gives pause to something that should not be! Money market funds were created in 1971 by Mr. Bruce R. Bent. The goal then, and still the goal today, is to never let the net asset value (NAV) of the fund go below one dollar, $1.00. Hence the phrase, [...]

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Shadow Banking System

  • Written by David
  • December 27, 2007 at 11:49 pm
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Greetings All! As I update my website over at DGIA, I now see how a blog can serve my clients and friends… I’d like to start by touching upon an article published in the Weekend Edition of the Financial Times dated December 16, 2007. The article is titled: “Out of the shadows: How banking’s secret [...]

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