Category Archives: Finance

Biggest Money Mistakes 20-Somethings Make

  Forgetting To Establish A Credit History A good credit history is essential to a successful financial future. Landlords, lenders, insurers and even employers use it as a way to judge you. Taking Out Way Too Many Credit Cards Yes, … Continue reading

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Trading Weather #Derivatives

Bob’s Buzzword of the Day: `Weather Derivatives’ July 18 (Bloomberg) — Bob Rice, general managing partner with Tangent Capital Partners LLC, explains “Weather Derivatives.” (Source: Bloomberg)     Weather derivatives are financial instruments that can be used by organizations or … Continue reading

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Can ‘Made in China’ stay competitive?

Higher wages and tight credit have led some manufacturers to leave southern China, but others are staying and moving up the value chain. The FT’s Josh Noble visits two Austrian-owned factories that have operated in Guangdong province for over 30 … Continue reading

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Gretchen Morgenson and Joshua Rosner: Reckle$$ Endangerment

When you can’t address the subject, attack the speaker ~ Cicero Gretchen Morgenson and Joshua Rosner talk about the 2008 financial collapse and the role played by prominent lending and mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. From Politics and … Continue reading

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FIAT EMPIRE – Why the Federal Reserve Violates the US Constitution

Watch this award-winning film to find out why some feel the Federal Reserve’s practices are a violation of the U.S. Constitution and others feel it’s simply “a bunch of organized crooks.” Discover why experts agree the Fed is a banking … Continue reading

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Movie: Inside Job or the story of a crime without punishment

I don’t care much for Hollywood movies, but I watched on TV the “83rd annual Academy Awards” only to find out which documentary film will win and to hear reactions. The only 2 films I’m interested in are : “Gasland” … Continue reading

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