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Won’t You Be My Neighbor

While discussing the paradox confronting today’s fixed income allocators, we thought of Mr. Rogers and…

Trust & Truth

Since 1993, Channel 4 in the UK has broadcast an “alternative Christmas message,” typically a…

AD/BC

Brian Johnson was the lead singer of the heavy metal band AC/DC. His signature raspy…

What’s in Your Wallet?

Many of us probably remember the first time we watched Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction.  The…

So You Think Small Business is ‘Dead’

In late August, comedian Jerry Seinfeld took author / influencer James Altucher to the mat…

How Low Can You Go?

1963. Limbo fever was in the air, and over the sound system, Chubby Checker egged…

A Patient Universe: Hello Digital

A few years ago, we wrote about A Galaxy Far, Far Away, noting that small-balance…

Trial By Fire

We all knew that FinTech made our lives easier and some entrepreneurs wealthier, but many…

Sixth Weekly Commentary: COVID-19 Response

Another “End of the Beginning”   “Now this is not the end. It is not…

Fifth Weekly Commentary: COVID-19 Response

D.I.S.T.O.R.T.I.O.N. A symphony conductor listens to the orchestra’s sound. A chef savors tastes and senses…