Food for Thought at Your Labor Day Picnic

Food for Thought at Your Labor Day Picnic

Workers are essential to innovation and success. According to the London School of Economics (LSE), they’re a source of ideas for new products, new services, new approaches to work, and new business models. Worker-led innovation must be nurtured by organizations. It...
Weekly Market Commentary September 1, 2015

Weekly Market Commentary September 1, 2015

U.S. stock markets finished last week higher than they started it, but the five-day ride was awfully bumpy. Concerns about China’s slowing growth, shifting currency valuations, and falling stock markets, coupled with uncertainty about the Federal Reserve’s next...
Monthly Investment Commentary – August 2015

Monthly Investment Commentary – August 2015

June 2015 Recap In France, every July brings with it a 21-day bicycle race that has encircled the country almost every year since 1903. This year’s Tour de France was won by Chris Froome of Great Britain’s Team Sky. For over 2,100 miles he out-pedaled Colombia’s Nairo...
Weekly Market Commentary August 19, 2015

Weekly Market Commentary August 19, 2015

Stock markets in the United States got off to a good start last week, heading higher before stumbling over China’s currency news. China, which has one of the world’s largest and fastest growing economies, is experiencing a slowdown in economic growth. The Economist...
Weekly Market Commentary July 28, 2015

Weekly Market Commentary July 28, 2015

There was a spate of bad news last week, and it drove U.S. markets lower. China’s wild ride isn’t over yet. The Purchasing Managers’ Index, a private measure of Chinese manufacturing, came in below expectations at 48.2, according to BloombergBusiness. Results below 50...