Monthly Archives: January 2013

Blowing bubbles, throughout history

We’ve all heard the term “bubble” in reference to an investing fever fueled by speculation in what participants erroneously perceive to be an infinitely rising curve of valuation.  The dot-com “bubble” and the recent real estate “bubble” being modern examples … Continue reading

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Globalization, that nasty word

Globalization is a term that has come to mean negative things, for some reason.  I’m not exactly sure when it started, but sometime in the last ten years or so, a concept that used to be viewed as beneficial somehow … Continue reading

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Over the hedge

It seems that much of the business language we hear (and use) is hard to understand.   The Rosetta Stone of business jargon hasn’t been discovered which would allow translation to an easily understood form. I love to study jargon, “terms … Continue reading

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