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Indexing as Imitation

Indexing as Imitation

I have sometimes said that it is common for many people to imitate the behavior of others, rather than think for themselves.  There are several reasons for that: It”s simple. It’s fast. And so long as you don’t run into […]

Investor Cash Piles Hit 9/11 Levels

Investor Cash Piles Hit 9/11 Levels

We have normal week for economic data, including the first estimate for Q3 GDP. There are also important earnings reports. Election stories have become even more intense. Meanwhile, the market has been pretty quiet. I expect financial media to be […]

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Samsung’s communication strategy

In order to win back consumer confidence after the debacle of the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung Electronics needs to improve its communications strategy. Journalists for years have complained about the tight-lipped nature of the company’s public relations efforts. Media inquiries […]