Archive for October, 2011
Halloween is upon us ? that season for trick-or-treat, the supernatural, the study of the occult, and the like. It was just before Halloween in 1991 that the perfect storm struck here in the Northeast. As of this writing, record breaking snow (for October) is hitting parts of the Northeast, while foliage is still in [...]
After talking up expectations of a strategic fix for this weekend, Dr. Merkel is now deflating the expectations balloon, tipping off the market that this could last well into 2012. Clearly there is disagreement in direction between France and Germany (as has been the case for much of the crisis). The banks are also pushing [...]
Many tributes have come forth with the untimely passing of Steve Jobs, the visionary behind the digital revolution at Apple. Some have compared his contribution to the likes of Thomas A. Edison. I think it is greater. Jobs created new markets that did not exist except as a vision in his mind. He made Apple [...]
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