Category: Markets

Why the S&P 500 Is Defying Economic Reality

Why the S&P 500 Is Defying Economic Reality

The markets hold many mysteries, and here’s a big one: Why the heck is the S&P 500, up 14% this year, behaving as though we’re living large when nearly every piece of real economic...

Amazon Rallies To New All-Time Highs; Street Likes New Kindles

Amazon Rallies To New All-Time Highs; Street Likes New Kindles

The new Kindle Paperwhite Amazon.com shares have spiked to a new all-time high Friday following the company’s launch yesterday of a new line-up of Kindle e-readers and Kindle Fire tablets. As I noted in my...

How Innovative Leaders Maintain Their Edge

How Innovative Leaders Maintain Their Edge

This issue marks our second year collaborating with Forbes to rank theworld’s most innovative companiesbased upon an innovation premium. Since last year’s inaugural list was published, we’re often asked: “Why are some companies able...

Gold Is Back Big Time: Draghi And Bernanke Prime The Pump

Gold Is Back Big Time: Draghi And Bernanke Prime The Pump

Gold is back, big time! – Photo credit: Wikipedia The return of central banks to the driver’s seat has brought with it an impressive gold rally.  While the yellow metal had mounted a stealth rally in...