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The Fiscal Cliff & The Economy

The Fiscal Cliff & The Economy
  I feel compelled to start this blog with the plea, "Please, don't shoot the messenger". I am not the Grinch, nor do I plan on stealing Christmas, but America may be looking more and more like Whoville without any Roast Beast, Who-hash or presents under the tree should our deficit continue to grow. Putting one's political convictions aside, we… read more →

GOING BACK TO SCHOOL

GOING BACK TO SCHOOL
After a 20-year hiatus from the classroom, I recently had the opportunity to reconnect with my most influential professor from graduate school, Dr. Allen Michel. Dr. Michel, an internationally recognized expert on mergers & acquisition related matters and a professor at Boston University Graduate School of Management, asked me to speak to his graduate students on "what leads to a… read more →

Defending the Castle

Defending the Castle
"In business, I look for economic castles protected by unbreachable 'moats'." -Warren Buffett   Warren Buffett has long preached investing in businesses one understood, not only in terms of what the business does but also in terms of the predictability of the long term economics of the industry. Accordingly, in assessing the width of the "moat" he speaks to enduring… read more →
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