Nov 15, 2013
Banks have lost their way in the current deflationary, low interest rate environment worldwide. What could save the industry is Big Data and Data Analytics. Can yesterday's bankers make the transition or will a new crop of bankers emerge?
Sep 25, 2013
As PayPal continues to reinvent itself, expect the mother of all disruptions, a global currency comprised of cash and data.
Aug 09, 2013
Most CEOs have been caught up in the hype of Big Data Analytics after blindly committing large funds to its much-touted promise for improved sales performance. Where did they go wrong and what should they do differently?
Jun 11, 2013
Obama's PRISM has been exposed! Going forward, what effect will his PRISM have on US civil liberties, and how can the Obama Administration turn this potential scandal into a 'CLASSIC COKE' moment?
May 17, 2013
Oil prices continue to decouple from 'supply and demand' forecasts due to a looming, invisible market force called sustainability. Cities like Philadelphia are identifying polluters who get a free ride with the prices they pay for public services.
Apr 03, 2013
Americas electric grid infrastructure is as obsolete as the State-laws that keep them apart. Companies and neighborhoods will soon turn to alternative energy sources.
Feb 25, 2013
At a recent press conference (Manufacturing's Next Chapter) held by The Atlantic Magazine in Washington DC, Jeff Immelt, John McCain and other respected thought-leaders voiced their concerns and insights on the future of US manufacturing.
Jan 09, 2013
Energy financing is the hidden 'flat tire' in the US economy. Not only is the infrastructure of our roads and electrical grids outdated but so too is our financial system. Companies like Siemens and PSEG have had to rely on their ingenuity to cope.
Nov 22, 2012
Read the opinions of 5 key leaders regarding the 'Fiscal Cliff': Senator Marco Rubio, Sheila Bair, Chris Matthews, Gene Sperling, and David Rubenstein. Their views are compared to a similar 'Fiscal Cliff' era in American history of another sort.
Jun 25, 2012
Brazil's economic future may hinge on the consolidation of its 14,000 mid cap companies. To finance this change Brazilian bankers are luring foreign fund managers with high interest corporate CLOs - collateralized loan obligations.