Economy is OK, but nerves are rattled by Ron Finke

I saw recently the Princess Bride movie will be presented this next weekend on Xfinity, Netflix, or some outlet. One of my lifetime favorite movies, it includes a scene in which the hero must transport his love through the Slough of Despond. It is a treacherous place with fire swamps, [...]

July 5th, 2018|Categories: Business, Economy, Government|

Is this bull market about finished? by Ron Finke

Fears of a major trade war are causing another selloff in global markets this week.  China, late on Sunday, said it would increase tariffs on 128 U.S. products in response to U.S. duties on imports of aluminum and steel. President Donald Trump is separately preparing to impose tariffs of more [...]

Toys R Us lost its way, lost customers by Luke Davis

This past week when Toys R Us announced the immediate liquidation of all of its stores nationwide it marked the end of an era for me. Much like other iconic brands such as Radio Shack or Sears, Toys R Us was simply not able to adapt to a changing consumer [...]

March 28th, 2018|Categories: Business, Community, Uncategorized|

Ron Finke: Is this a bubble? A closer look.

Through last Friday’s markets close, the stock indexes have already had a great year. Dow, up 26; S&P 500, up 20; NASDAQ 100, up 31 percentages. Yes, we may still be only a Tweet away from disaster, but Mr. Market obviously has liked the change in business climate.   Other [...]

December 13th, 2017|Categories: Business, Economy, News & Events, Stocks|

Cybersecurity Likely to See Long-Term Growth

Hacking into personal information, intellectual property, and government data has reached epidemic proportions. The Equifax data breach last month compromised around 145 million people’s personal credit information. HBO is struggling to protect their flagship programming from being viewed before they release it. Government and military intelligence is stolen almost daily, [...]

October 18th, 2017|Categories: Business, Resources|

Getting to the Heart of Business

It’s hard to turn on the news lately without hearing the name Elon Musk mentioned. Within the past week, he made headlines when his concept for a high-speed transportation system called the hyperloop, was approved by the Department of Transportation for construction between New York and Washington DC.  While in [...]

August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Business, Community, News & Events, Philanthropy|