Tag: Spring 2012

01 Mar 2012

Hip to the Times: Stryker (SYK)

Nobody is exempt from aging, but in the past few decades, thanks to knee and hip replacements, otherwise active seniors don’t necessarily lose their mobility.[...]
01 Mar 2012

The REIT Mix

On a few occasions during the last year, in our newsletter and quarterly client letter, we have discussed one of our strategies for capturing more income for balanced account portfolios: in lieu[...]
01 Mar 2012

Social Notes

The recent whopping increase in corporate cash for lobbying and political campaigns raises the question: does it pay off? If so, for whom? A study by John C. Coates, a Harvard Law[...]
01 Mar 2012

Clean Energy: Second Wind?

Anybody who has paid attention to the clean energy sector over the past couple of years knows that times haven’t been easy. Ironically, the sector[...]
01 Mar 2012

Real Citizens Unite Against Citizens United

A constitutional amendment to limit corporate campaign spending? Really? Against all odds, a potent movement is aborning to achieve precisely that. Exhibit A: in November,[...]