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Criminal Probe Into Alcoa: Bahrain Involved?

Criminal Probe Into Alcoa: Bahrain Involved?

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! The U.S. Justice Department has begun a criminal investigation into whether aluminum maker Alcoa Inc. participated in bribery...

The Equity And Credit Market Turmoil –What Is The Question?

The Equity And Credit Market Turmoil –What Is The Question?

Yesterday the Fed cut US interest rates by 0.75%,on top of the 2.25%of cuts since last summer and hot on the heels of last week’s measures to stimulate liquidity and address funding problems through...

The Biggest Risk To Your Wealth Is Divorce!

The Biggest Risk To Your Wealth Is Divorce!

Ask most people to guess what the biggest risk they need to asset protect themselves against and they will usually guess either being sued or paying too much tax. Asset protection is a crucial...

Goodbye Old Friend, Hope We Never Meet Again

Goodbye Old Friend, Hope We Never Meet Again

I said goodbye to an old friend a few weeks ago. We’ve known each other almost thirty years, ever since I started high school really. We were together on my first date, first kiss,...

TIME, not TIMING: The Key To Successful Investing

TIME, not TIMING: The Key To Successful Investing

When the market climate is uncertain, investors often become nervous and lose sight of their long-term investment goals. They are often tempted to postpone new investment, and even to sell their current holdingswith the...

Why Equities Make Sense Despite Significant Events.

Why Equities Make Sense Despite Significant Events.

In periods of volatility, it is natural for investors to be concerned about the value of their investments. However it is important to remember that equity investing is for the long term. Over the...

The Fear Of Embarrassment Is A Powerful Influence

The Fear Of Embarrassment Is A Powerful Influence

The other day I read an amazing statistic? It said that as many as half the people who end up divorced had a strong feeling before the wedding that they were doing the wrong...

Is Interest The Only Aspect Of A Loan?

Is Interest The Only Aspect Of A Loan?

After consumers complete the loan application and have chosen a loan type, the lender provides several documents to borrowers that disclose important aspects of the loan. When it comes to borrowing money, it is...

Why Take A Rich Person To Lunch And Pay For It?

Why Take A Rich Person To Lunch And Pay For It?

The recipe for a successful business meal seems deceptively easy. “Let’s meet for lunch,” you tell a client or associate. You get together. You talk business. A business lunch is never about lunch, it’s...

Euro And Oil Soar To New Highs

Euro And Oil Soar To New Highs

The euro climbed to a record high of US$1.5070 in midmorning European trading on Wednesday as sentiment increased that the U.S. Federal Reserve would continue its rate cut campaign. Oil prices rose to a...