Use access key #2 to skip to page content.

March 2011



The tale that WAG's a dog

March 31, 2011 – Comments (16)

Apologies for the post title, but I get more recs the dumber my headlines get.  If you cared to drop a rec, I would be delighted.  [more]



Gazprom behaving like a real business

March 25, 2011 – Comments (7) | RELATED TICKERS: OGZPY

Gazprom, with Vladimir Putin at the helm, is Russia's - ex-USSR's - nationally owned and operated natural gas company.  Along with the Russian national oil company, Gazprom makes Russia the number 1 energy exporter in the world - yes, more than Saudi.  Gazprom is one of the world's largest energy companies, but has suffered by their association with the Russian rouble - remember the early 90's when Russian debt defaulted - and by their long history of Communist mismanagement, rife with corruption, back-room deals, and basically Politburo-level inefficiency.   [more]



Tax diversification and the twenty-bagger by 2020

March 18, 2011 – Comments (6)

I've posted before in this space about the unusual concept of 'tax diversification'.  You never really hear a lot about this, but you should if you use any kind of tax-advantaged retirement account.  [more]



Correction to the American Dream

March 16, 2011 – Comments (2)

"Nin-Hai Tseng, PhD," who has a graduate degree in "international economic policy" from Columbia University and who lives in New York City, corrects our impression of what the American Dream should be:  [more]



Were you listening?

March 15, 2011 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: GHM , OGZPY

I really hope someone besides me heeded my "Back up the truck" call on GHM in August 2010:   [more]

Featured Broker Partners