Are we really in for another 2020 next year?

In the last few days, Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine study was paused after a volunteer got sick and Eli Lilly & Co.’s antibody study was halted enrollment over a safety concern. AstraZeneca Plc’s vaccine has been on hold since early September. Only Pfizer still...

Caution! Private Equity enters 401K plans

The Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued guidance allowing employers to add retirement funds into their 401K investment lineup that invest in private equity. Private-equity funds, which fall into the broader category of alternative investments, have only been...

A good life does not mean an easy one

US Debt levels hit a postwar record this week and the debt surpassed 100% of GDP for the April to June quarter. That would put the US in the company of a esoteric few – Japan, Italy and Greece. In the meantime, the Dow briefly topped 29000 before pulling back...

Life is all about choices

With the Democratic National Convention behind us and the Republican National Convention set to nominate Donald Trump for the Presidential Election in November, Wall Street has all but given up on monitoring corporate earnings and its entire focus is now on who will...

Will there be a Biden boom or bust?

With the market edging higher and the prospect of combative presidential debates to start soon, speculation is running rampant on how a Biden victory could impact the stock market. On the one hand, there are those who believe that the prospect of raising taxes and...
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