Eric Linser, CFA | March 17, 2011
I would like to quickly share my thoughts on the events in Japan this past week.
First, let me say that my heart goes out to everyone that has been affected by the horrible disaster.
My role as an advisor is to opine on the financial aspects of the disaster, the events occurring here at home (be it the US, or California), the Mid-East, or the emerging markets. more ...
Eric Linser, CFA | Mar. 2, 2011
Answer: Political protests!
While each participant has different political agendas, the commonality I see is contagion, or the spread of unrest.
In the Mid-West, particularly Wisconsin, a battle rages over public sector finances. Elected officials are pushing to eliminate or weaken collective bargaining by government employees' unions with the more ...
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