The Wall Street Journal – November 18, 2017

Emerging market bonds are showing signs of stress, fresh evidence that investor interest in some of the world’s riskiest debt may be cooling down after a long rally.

What yesterday looked “frisky,”

Today, seems rather “risky.”




The Wall Street Journal – November 8, 2017

Tired of 30-minute slogs, some companies are devising strict guidelines to speed up office discussions.

 “Get to the point”. Ban the “bleating.”

What you get: the “Twitterization” of meetings.


The Wall Street Journal – November 2, 2017

The big three U.S. light-lager  brands – Bud light, Coors light and Miller light – are all losing volume as consumers shift to craft and Mexican import beers as well as to wine and spirits.

LIGHT beer sales are “downdrafty'”

As millennials get “CRAFTY.”


The  Wall  Street Journal – October 23, 2017

Volumes of collateralized loan obligations, which slice and dice risky, leveraged bank loans, hit a record so far this year.

CLOs, CDOs are back in the loop,

For those who enjoy toxic alphabet soup.


‪Reuters – October 19, 2017

Just three months ago, a tech project called Tezos raised $232 million online in a wildly successful “initial coin offering,” in which new digital currency is parceled out to buyers. …But the venture is now in danger of falling apart because of a battle for control playing out behind the scenes, Reuters has learned.

“Crypto” means “secret; ”  most surely a clue

That the imperiled investor may be YOU!‬