Archive for November, 2012

  • A Few Thoughts on The Fiscal Cliff
    Posted by on November 30th, 2012 at 7:55 am, Comments: 0

    Lots of back and forth on the fiscal cliff.  The more I hear about it, and think about it, the more I think it might [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on November 30th, 2012 at 6:02 am, Comments: 0

    Roger Simon is a friend of mine, and pens a good piece here.  I’d go a little further.  In the spirit of budget cutting, I’d [...]

  • 5 Ways You Can Participate In Entrepreneurship Without Creating A Company or Investing a Dime
    Posted by on November 29th, 2012 at 8:43 am, Comments: 0

    There is enough buzz around the US on entrepreneurship.  There is so much buzz, that many of us in the business of investing in start [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on November 29th, 2012 at 6:38 am, Comments: 0

    I didn’t win the Powerball, so back to the salt mines for me.  Don’t throw away your ticket. Geeks.  They have a code.  Researcher wrote [...]

  • Obamacare Health Exchanges Won’t Work
    Posted by on November 28th, 2012 at 7:05 am, Comments: 0

    There is a debate right now about whether to establish a state run health care exchange, or let the federal government administer the exchange.  It’s [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on November 28th, 2012 at 6:42 am, Comments: 0

    Big 10-ACC challenge started last night.  Good start for the Big 10.  Big 10 basketball is back. 10 best new products few people know about. [...]

  • Welcome to The New Reality-Government Run Everything
    Posted by on November 27th, 2012 at 10:40 am, Comments: 0

    Yesterday, I needed to get a couple of EIN‘s for some things I am doing.  I logged into the IRS website.  I searched for EIN [...]

  • Challenges In Early Stage Start Ups
    Posted by on November 27th, 2012 at 9:26 am, Comments: 0

    Recently, we had a SEEDCON in Chicago.   Here is one of the panels. Troy Henikoff moderated the panel. Various entrepreneurs talked about what they [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on November 27th, 2012 at 6:36 am, Comments: 0

    The truth behind beef prices. ($LE_F) Hahahahaha.  And they say they aren’t socialists.  Hahahahahaha.  Mine was tongue in cheek. There never was a recession in [...]

  • Taxing The Rich
    Posted by on November 26th, 2012 at 9:36 am, Comments: 0

    A lot of folks are practicing “Saul Alinsky” on Grover Norquist.  Some Republicans are backing away from the pledge they signed. There is a lot [...]

  • Microeconomics Monday-Price Elasticity of Demand
    Posted by on November 26th, 2012 at 8:19 am, Comments: 0

    Each Monday, I am doing a series on Microeconomics.  I think it’s a horribly misunderstood topic. People have been taught that economics is simply a [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on November 26th, 2012 at 6:03 am, Comments: 0

    How to pitch to an angel investor at SEEDCON Advice to college students regarding start ups. Has anything changed? What hasn’t changed. The anti-social era. [...]

  • The Keynesian Way To Rebuild America
    Posted by on November 25th, 2012 at 6:59 pm, Comments: 0

    My mayor, Rahm Emanuel penned an editorial for the Washington Post.  In it, he advocates bringing the Chicago way to the rest of America.  I [...]

  • Private Capital, Private Markets
    Posted by on November 25th, 2012 at 9:37 am, Comments: 0

    At this time of year, a lot of articles write about what you should invest in going forward.  People take a peek at their investments [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on November 25th, 2012 at 8:26 am, Comments: 0

    ND wins, them and who in the National Championship game.  Bama would be a 10 point favorite. It’s not innovation until you turn ideas into [...]

  • End of Year Tax Advice
    Posted by on November 24th, 2012 at 9:48 am, Comments: 0

    Annually, business publications have at least one article on end of year tax advice.  When I read them, I don’t find anything particularly enlightening.  It’s [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on November 24th, 2012 at 6:17 am, Comments: 0

    Last night on Fox News, they talked about grass fed beef.  No one knows where to get it, but I do:  Tallgrassbeef.  Shipped to your [...]

  • Eventually, Math Wins
    Posted by on November 23rd, 2012 at 2:23 pm, Comments: 0

    While standing in line at my local Treasure Island I overheard a conversation between the cashier and the bagger.  The cashier said, “Did you see [...]