More Food for Thought on Valentines Day: Love and Sex in Japan

In Economy & Markets last month, Harry Dent had some interesting comments on marriage and family formation in Japan and what it means for the Japanese economy. Here’s an excerpt:
It’s one thing to naturally have fewer kids as a […] Continue Reading…

Food for Thought on Valentines Day: Chinese Couples Will Be Making a LOT Fewer Babies

Here’s a little something to think about with Valentine’s Day coming up: Chinese couples will be making a lot fewer babies in the years ahead. And this has major implications for China’s future growth.

A China baby bust might sound […] Continue Reading…

The Importance of Cash Savings

I recently sat for an interview with LoanNow on the importance of saving. Here is an excerpt:
What are the smartest financial decisions we should make?

I really can’t emphasize how important it is to save money. Virtually all other major […] Continue Reading…

After Earnings: What’s Next for Facebook?

If you cannot view the embedded video, please click here.I joined CNBC’s Adam Bakhtiar and Pauline Chiou to chat about Facebook (FB) earnings and what’s next for the social media giant.

Facebook knocked the cover off the ball this past […] Continue Reading…

Mortgage REITs Should Repurchase Their Own Shares

As I wrote recently, mortgage REITs as a sector are trading at some of the steepest discounts to book value in their histories. I consider mortgage REITs trading at eighty to ninety cents on the dollar to be a […] Continue Reading…