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U.S. Still in the Business of Making Things

By Joshua Schroeder It is a common refrain amongst my friends and family, specifically my grandfather, that the U.S. just doesn´t make anything anymore.  Additionally,...
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Inflation Hitting Items you Love at your Local Supermarket

By Andrew Nyquist Last night I was interviewed by SmartMoney about the recent rise in food prices.  The article was published this morning and focuses on inflationary pressures showing up at your...

Occupy Wall Street: Another Call for Reform

Every election, we hear politicians tell us that we are in need of change, along with the 19 different ways that they are going...

Remembering September 11, 2001

Remembering September 11, 2001 In loving memory of the fallen, their families, and our country.  Let us honor you today. September 11.
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The Future of Now

Disgusted with politics, the financial markets and the many varying daily versions of capitalism... yeah, me too.  Welcome to the Era of Hyper Ventilation.  We don't...
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The Upshot of Economic Hardship: Passion, Values, and Innovation

Born down in a dead man's town The first kick I took was when I hit the ground You end up like a dog that's been...
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Finding Middle America: Jobs, Housing, and a Retail Story

I see you - the only one who knew me And now your eyes see through me I guess I was wrong So what...
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In the News: 10 Signs the U.S. Econo-naut is Jacking It Up

It's Friday.  It's Springtime.  And it's time for some fun.  Besides, everything is coming up roses and it feels great.  Doesn't it? In the News: 10 Signs...
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How the U.S. Became Tinseltown

Throughout the past century, two things have contributed to strong, and at times parabolic, metal markets:  1) financial panic, or fear of panic AND ...
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Image Management: The NFL and Its Multi-Billion Dollar Problem

Recent coverage of the NFL players-owners negotiations has been all over the board.  To date, it has been a he said, she said battle in the...

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