Meadow Creek News


Won’t Get Fooled Again

Filed under Economy on February 6, 2009

No matter what your political inclination, the election of a new President always brings anticipation of some positive early action that will bring the various political tribes in the country…

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When the Going Gets Tough

Filed under Economy, Marketing, Sales/Selling on January 9, 2009

When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Faced with disastrous near term prospects, you could join the rest of the herd and cut costs wherever you can, hunker…

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Filed under Business Management, Economy on January 8, 2009

I have a difficult time with CEO pay. On one hand I would like to think that it is determined based on market forces and should not be subject to…

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Is Volatility Here to Stay?

Filed under Business Management, Economy on January 6, 2009

Current events seem to have raised the bar on stock market volatility. Today, seemingly no news is good for a 5% swing up or down. While a 5% swing in…

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Who’s to Blame for the Financial Meltdown?

Filed under Economy on January 5, 2009

If you are not somehow preoccupied with the financial crisis, you are probably homeless, out of work and out of your mind. Virtually everyone has been effected by the worldwide…

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Explaining the Unexplainable

Filed under Economy on January 2, 2009

My own ability to remain philosophical about the stock market ended about 20% of my life savings ago. I must admit that I have become somewhat cynical in the last…

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Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Filed under Economy on December 20, 2008

Maybe it’s the Christmas season, but I’m beginning to have visions of recovery ahead. My internal plan is that life will be much brighter this summer. Many experts say that…

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The Role of the Press in a Recession

Filed under Economy on November 30, 2008

Over eager shoppers at a Long Island Wal-Mart trampled and killed a Wal-Mart greeter on Black Friday. This event is a tragedy on its own, but was made even worse…

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Big Business Looks a Lot Like Big Government

Filed under Business Management, Economy on November 10, 2008

The business community has long claimed that private enterprise was inherently more efficient in providing goods and services than the government. The premise being that government was prone to bureaucratic…

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