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Sarbanes Oxley: Reason for Drop in Public Companies

February 17th, 2018

It has been estimated that annual compliance costs related to Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) is approximately Read the rest of this entry »

The Dwindling Number of Listed Companies

February 9th, 2018

Excluding the recent downward momentum of the stock market, one of the reasons Read the rest of this entry »

Social Responsible Investing

February 9th, 2018

I understand people’s wishes to do this.  However, Read the rest of this entry »

Tax Reform and its Impact on Valuations: It’s Complicated

January 21st, 2018

There are many good points in the recent tax reform which point to a positive impact from the recent tax reform (and as “confirmed” by the recent stock market performance): Read the rest of this entry »

Minimum Wage: We Shall See

January 31st, 2017

… if it works Read the rest of this entry »

How old is your vehicle?

December 18th, 2016

I have one that is Read the rest of this entry »

What is key to being a good forecaster?

November 28th, 2016

Ironically, not knowing Read the rest of this entry »

Potential Changes in Estate Tax Rules: Watch Out!

September 22nd, 2016

The proposed changes would allow the IRS to ignore Read the rest of this entry »

Penny Stocks: Beware

August 17th, 2016

SEC just halted trading in a penny stock, Neuromama, for outrageous claims (i.e., fraud) after first questioning the Company’s viability two years ago.  Alleged market value at time of suspension…wait for it… Read the rest of this entry »

Fiduciary or just plain suitable?

March 29th, 2016

The investment management industry is bracing for a new rule, which will change Read the rest of this entry »