December 1, 2011 RSS feed / Opinions

Would it be wrong to toss the turkey for smoked pork ribs at Thanksgiving?

A m I being un-American to be a little tired of turkey at this point?  I’m sure I’m not the only person who, at some time this past weekend, stared at Thanksgiving’s dwindling turkey-based leftovers with less and less enthusias More...

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ALL ABOUT BOOKS – FINE, RARE, & COLLECTIBLE

Presidential autographs are ‘can’t miss’

In light of a deepening recession with a plummeting stock market, dwindling CD dividends, and an anemic housing and real estate market, where does an investor turn?  Our suggestion: to the collection of and investment in United States Presidenti More...

The Hare with Amber Eyes

By EDMUND de WAAL

Edmund de Waal is a distinguished potter who is a Professor of Ceramics at the University of Westminster. In The Hare with Amber Eyes, he looks back at his family’s history. It is no ordinary family. More...

Writing an opinion column on wrong topics can raise reader ire

Those who find themselves in the business of column writing are often hear from someone who takes umbrage at a line or an opinion which they don’t like or agree with. That’s fine. More...

STOCK OF THE WEEK

Danaher Corporation DHR/NYSE

A “contrarian investor” is by definition a risk taker ... more so than the typical investor. You are buying what other investors are selling and selling what they are buying. More...