Be Like Mike? Or Shane? Or RIck? — Looking beyond the Obvious

Here at "A Dash" we like the comparisons between analyzing sports and analyzing markets.  There is much more data in sports, and the risk/reward calculations are similar. When it comes to the NBA, we are zeroed in on the Michael Jordan era.  To celebrate a birthday party for a famed Chicago options trader, one of […]

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Employment Listing: Communications Advisor

From an online jobs listing: Seeking an experienced communications professional.  Must have experience and savvy about financial pundits.  Help to get the message right.  The successful applicant will have a proven track record of taking complex ideas and selling them in clear and simple language. The employer is a new enterprise with substantial backing and […]

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Obama Press Conference

In President Obama's first prime-time press conference, the challenges were many and the answers were long. We suppose that coaches would have suggested more pithy lines, and brevity in response. Instead, the President chose to speak to the issues in extended extemporaneous answers. This provides great insight into his actual thinking.  We'll see tomorrow how […]

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