August 4, 2022

The Key to MKE’s Tech Startups: Torque

For anyone who has never taken a physics or mechanics class (which I have not, by the way), torque is the rotational equivalent of linear force. It represents the capability […]
September 30, 2021

Are IPOs Good for Small Investors?

Through September 6, 2021, traditional initial public offerings (IPOs)—which excludes speculative…sorry, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) and direct listings—have raised a staggering $105 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal […]
August 27, 2021

Brand Management, LLC

If Wall Street were a TV series, collectively it would be dubbed “The Marketeers”. Such a potshot appears less surprising when we consider the advertising industry was practically built on […]
July 26, 2021

Ghosts of Inflation Past

Is it just me or has inflation become the latest media and/or pundit fixation du jour? From all the recent pontifications one would almost forget we are still coming out […]
June 17, 2021

The Digital Tulip Bulb

For the last 2-3 years, I have found a very unlikely and unbelievably precise barometer to gauge the rise and fall of Bitcoin: the level of activity in my Facebook […]
May 21, 2021

Invest. By Any Means Necessary.

By all accounts, 2020 was a banner year for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index returning 16.3%…more than double its long-term historical average of 7.5-8%. Even more remarkable […]
April 13, 2021

Build it…They Will Come

One would have had to have been living under a rock to have never heard of the SPAC mania…or, at least, not a market participant. Also known as “blank-check companies”, […]
March 8, 2021

App-etite for Destruction

Very few derive more satisfaction from seeing the little guy stick it to Wall Street more than yours truly. As those closest to me can attest, I have my own […]