In the IRS targeting scandal and others, Washington and the media are obsessed with the question: What did the president know and when did he know it? That misses the point-Mr. Obama’s presidency is much more damaging to the nation than the mistakes of subordinates now coming to light.
CEOs of large organizations all face the same problem – driving their agendas in organizations too diverse and geographically dispersed to manage directly. They hire competent managers for their units, set goals and establish clear metrics for evaluating performance. As in politics, competition in business is tough, and CEOs must set ethical boundaries for their [...]
News the IRS targeted conservative groups for intense scrutiny is just one in a series of revelations pointing to a culture of expediency and intolerance in the Obama White House that corrupts this administration. Consider the September slayings of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other U.S. diplomats in Benghazi. If the attack were revealed to [...]
AUD/USD broke major weekly support line at 101.50 late last week. It looks like the currencies pair major technical correction is under way. The first initial target is 0.9886, the 23.6 percent Fibonacci retracement. The final target of this correction is 0.9143 the 38.2 percent Fibonacci retracement.
College is too expensive, graduates can’t find decent jobs and pay off their loans, and students, parents and educators all share in the blame. Now, President Obama proposes to forgive more student debt and that will make a bad situation worse.
The bullish move in the USD/Yen is halting at the 100.00 level. There are a few good reasons for this. One, 100.00 is a psychological resistance level. Second, technically, it is also an important 50 percent Fibonacci retracement from the 124.00 to the low of 75.55.
by Dixon Fung The Reserve Bank of Australia quarter percent surprised rate cut last night drove AUD/USD lower. The currencies pair had a huge gain since 2009 with very little correction. At the time of this article, the market is testing the major support at 1.0150. If this support breaks, it signals a further down [...]
The Senate recently passed a bill that would require internet retailers to collect sales taxes on behalf of local governments. This bill has flaws that could be fixed in the House, and should be passed. I don’t like the idea of the state and local governments collecting more taxes-they know no limits to their capacity [...]
Gold is consolidating at the moment within $1400 to $1500 levels. The next major direction for gold is still uncertain. If gold does go below $1300, it might signal the decades Bull Run is over. At the moment, there are a lot of natural demands for the commodities which is lending support for gold. Gold [...]
The Labor Department announced the economy created 165,000 jobs in April, and the unemployment rate slipped a notch to 7.5 percent. That’s better than March but hardly enough-getting unemployment down to 6 percent over the next three years would require 365,000 jobs a month, and that is not likely to happen. Adding in discouraged adults [...]