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What is the new 'normal'?

The dominating theme in current financial markets is the divergence in monetary policies between the U.S. and the rest of the world. These monetary policies affect interest rates and therefore we can expect higher volatility in currency exchange rates as investors chase higher interest rate currencies. 483 more words

Financial Market Volatility

thinking about the oil price

I’ve been reading lately that many US oil companies are continuing to drill for shale oil, despite the fall in the price of crude.  However, while they are finishing drilling holes in the ground, they’re not yet “completing” the wells.   353 more words

Stock Market

March Madness and Investing…How Good are Your Predictions?

Source: ESPN MediaZone. http://espnmediazone.com/us/press-releases/2015/03/barack-etology-president-obamas-mens-bracket-unveiled-espn-exclusive-wednesday/

Each year around this time an estimated 50 million of us around the country carve out a few minutes of our day to complete a bracket trying to predict which one of the 64 NCAA Men’s College Basketball teams will win the tournament this year. 565 more words

Portfolio Management

Grexit a 50/50 possibility...

…according to financier George Soros.

Personally, I have a hard time dealing with Mr. Soros’s Donald Trump-ish nature.  In his book The Alchemy of Finance… 402 more words

Stock Market

Update to Decision Patterns

The Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF) has built-in support for the use of knowledge patterns.  This includes the ability to create and maintain a hierarchical pattern for a set of requirements, decisions or architecture elements.  360 more words

Decision Driven Strategy

Using The Caymans To Avoid Taxes on Portfolio Profits

The Keyprotect income from taxes, including those invested in the United States, from tax, while retaining control over and use of the funds. 812 more words

United States

Five Principles for Lean Product Management

Product development has largely transformed over the past couple of decades from a waterfall, gated, process, to an agile / scrum process as a way to deliver validated products faster to the market, all while engaging teams, lowering, risk, and connecting products to customers. 3,184 more words