In Praise of Food

So many have asked what I think on it all… and I had a really really long rant-like comment on the news coverage of the buzz over a new restaurant being planned for Braddock… but even I am getting tired of my rants. So we will try and keep it short…..

I honestly say . . . → Read More: In Praise of Food

Major Mineral Opportunities Uncovered in an Unexpected Place, Mongolia: Eric Zurrin

Mongolia, which is not on most investment menus, could soon become famous for much more than Ghengis Khan. Sandwiched between China and Russia, with a land area one-sixth that of the U.S., it has a population of less than three million, yet holds the potential for developing into a major minerals producer. With . . . → Read More: Major Mineral Opportunities Uncovered in an Unexpected Place, Mongolia: Eric Zurrin

How to achieve safety in payments

The technological opportunity in payments

In the old days, the field of payments was inextricably interlinked with banking. Money was only held in bank accounts; the only way to move money around was through banks.

Advances in computer technology coupled with financial innovation have changed all this. Banks are no longer the only game . . . → Read More: How to achieve safety in payments

Economic Events on June 21, 2012

At 8:30 AM Eastern time, the U.S. government will release its weekly Jobless Claims report. The consensus is that there were 383,000 new jobless claims last week, which would would be 3,000 less than the previous week.

At 9:45 AM Eastern time, the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index will be released, providing an update . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 21, 2012