Posts tagged PE

Grexit is Like Illinois, and Grexit Isn’t Like Illinois

Was reading about the situation in Greece.  Feel so badly for their people.  Yesterday they withdrew $400M in Euro from their banks-to stuff in mattresses.  It’s not like this was a secret.  The smart money pulled their money out of …






A Rise From The Ashes

Forgive any Chicagoan this morning. They were probably up late last night. The Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup.  They have won 3 out of the last 6 in a salary capped world.  That’s a dynasty.  What a great team.  Great …






Is A Cyber Attack an Act of War?

This past week it was revealed that the Chinese hacked into American government computer systems and stole sensitive information about 16.9 million military and intelligence employees applying for security clearances. Is this an act of war or not? We could …






Do You Think History Matters?

This weekend I was in New Orleans.  I am on the Board of Trustees of the National World War Two Museum.  This weekend was our Victory Ball.  Next year, maybe you can join me and dine under the airplanes in …






Can We Have A Solar Future?

Saw this bit about the Tesla ($TSLA) PowerWall.  It certainly is interesting.  For green energy advocates solar power is the miracle worker.  It makes so much sense.  We get free sunlight every day for gosh sakes.  But, solar power has problems …






Learning Curve of Angel Investing

I have been travelling all over the midwest recently. It’s been interesting meeting all kinds of people. I am learning a lot. One of the things I am learning is that very few people understand angel investing. There is a …