Cloud Computing Power Players

by Tom Sandford

USB-powered desk lamps. Bluetooth-powered toilets. Hey, even 3D desktop printers. While there’s always something intriguing going on in the world of consumer electronics, the wisdom of ordering an automatic toilet seat may not exactly be the wisest investment you can make. Thankfully, there are more promising innovations in the pipeline. Read On…

How to Invest in a Bipolar World, Part II

by Alexander Green

On Friday, I argued that the biggest challenge facing investors today is our "bipolar world." In the public sector, for instance, we have stifling regulations that cost Americans $1.8 trillion a year. That's $14,768 per household. And we have a federal budget deficit and unfunded liabilities for entitlements amounting to $1.25 million per taxpayer. Read On…

The Most Unlikely Marriage in the Market

by Alexander Green

In the last week, the stock market has hit an all-time high just as the approval rating for Congress hit an all-time low. Folks are clearly pleased with the private sector and disgusted with the public one. Overall, that's a good thing for your stock portfolio. Here's why... Read On…

What Government Shutdown?

by Jeannette Di Louie

The government actually did it. It shut down. Leaving Americans to ask the question: What do we do now? My suggestion is that, instead of panicking, we take a webpage out of Amazon.com Inc.'s (Nasdaq: AMZN) playbook and go about life as usual, setting goals and accomplishing them with the same dedication we always have. Read On…

An Unstoppable Trend

by Carl Delfeld

One of my favorite television series as a child was The Jetsons. Its creators worked to give us their vision of life in 2062 - a full century from the show's debut in 1962. We're halfway there. But many of the gadgets in the show still seem farfetched. First to mind is the folding space car that fits neatly into a briefcase. And how about eating nothing but a pill for dinner? Read On…