A Fine Whine

A Fine Whine

By Ted Schwartz This week I met with two very bright individuals who parroted the CEO cry that we “need certainty” before the economy will improve and companies will hire people. At the same time, I am reading Taleb’s, Antifragile. His whole point would be that things...

Musings for a New Year

By Ted Schwartz We begin the New Year with a market surge due to clearing the lowest hurdle imaginable. The “Cliff” agreement pleases almost nobody and solves almost nothing. Yet, the markets are right to rejoice this very small step. My belief is that the vote really...

A look ahead to 2013

By Ted Schwartz Well, it turns out the world did not end on December 21. Shocking, isn’t it? So, we have to look ahead to what we might expect in 2013. Dr. Doom here is actually mildly optimistic. We are not in the business of forecasting, but we think taking the...