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Elliott Morss | July 30th, 2016

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The Brexit Vote and Aftermath – Facts to Keep in Mind

June 29th, 2016 |

Uncertainty surrounds the outcome of the non-binding Brexit vote. This piece lists the uncertainties and draws limited conclusions based on what we know to date.Read More

Media Warp – The Cable News Distortions

June 24th, 2016 |

We know that cable news sells sensationalism and entertainment as well as news. For the most part, it does not matter. But the recent overblown coverage of mass shootings is having negative consequences. Read More

The Outrageous Income Differentials Allowed In the US – Time for a Change

June 16th, 2016 |

In the US corporate world, “managers” get paid too much. People running hedge funds/private equity firms get paid much more. Something should be done. See my proposal.Read More

Low Energy Prices – Will They Continue?

June 9th, 2016 |

Introduction

As Table 1 indicates prices of the world’s leading energy sources fell precipitously in 2015 and 2016. Recently, they have rebounded a bit but are still 50% less than what they averaged during the 2010-14 period.

Table 1. – … Read More

Donald Trump on US Foreign Policy: A Needed Reset?

May 29th, 2016 |

Trump on foreign policy: a lot of what he says is crazy. However, many of his positions make sense. His positions are reviewed in this piece. Keep in mind: US citizens elected George W. Bush twice. Read More

The Labor Saving Effects of Switching from Store to Online Purchases: Amazon vs. Department Stores and Malls

May 10th, 2016 | 1

Labor saving is taking place in service as well as goods-producing industries. This article looks at the effects of growing online sales on malls and department stores.Read More