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CEO Pay

Dear Friends, It seems to me, a painter who charged for paint but used white wash, a drywaller who put up cardboard instead of sheetrock and a paver who used clay slurry instead of asphalt, would not deserve a huge … Continue reading

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Stupid Capitalism

Dear Friends, It seems to me, when a company makes it difficult to purchase their services or products, it is clear those that run the company are either stupid or want it to go bankrupt. AT&T is one example. I … Continue reading

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Billion Dollar Business Idea

Dear Friends, It seems to me, a smart business idea that could net someone millions, and perhaps billions, is a website that reads and posts a simple to read synopsis of every shareholder’s report, briefly describing any changes the board … Continue reading

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The Pernicious Effect of the Principle Agent Dilemma.

Dear Friends, It seems to me, the way business is done today flies in the face of true capitalism, undermines our standard of living and creates a false idea of what capitalism is. The modern paradigm where firms are owned … Continue reading

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The Insanity of the New Class…

Dear Friends, It seems to me, Obama is channeling Marx in his latest diatribe against technological growth. Along with the US President, the elite in the media chant the absurdity… that productivity innovations are bad. On Bloomberg radio yesterday, they … Continue reading

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The Next Killer App…

Dear Friends, It seems to me, there is a huge opportunity for economic innovation. This opportunity is not only game changing, in the way it could lower the overall cost to run a company, but the efficiency that would be … Continue reading

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Regulation and the Principle Agent Dilemma

Dear Friends, It seems to me that Chief Executive Officers, COEs, of large corporations have many of the privileges as owners of large companies, but have none of the responsibilities. As we see empirically with teenagers, people who are given … Continue reading

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International Banking Regulation

Dear Friends, It seems to me that to call for world regulation of banks, as Obama and Gordon Brown have, opens Pandora’s Box. Once the UN or other such governing agency gets it’s claws into the banking industry… the bribes, … Continue reading

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