Category: Finance

Sensible Risk-Taking for Everyone

By Kari Firestone We’re all fascinated by risk-taking.  Who can resist watching someone fly off a cliff wearing a bat suit with a measurable chance of smashing into a sheer rock face? Ironically, while we’re sitting smugly on our overstuffed sofa, wielding the remote control, we may be unwittingly exposed to all sorts of risks…

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Kari’s New York Interviews

Kari recently took a trip to New York for interviews with Yahoo! Finance, TheStreet.com, and The Halftime Report on CNBC. Interview with Yahoo! Finance Interview with TheStreet.com The Halftime Report on CNBC

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NYT – The Recovery’s Two Sides: Weak Growth Even as Hiring Surges

By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ The trajectory of the economic recovery remains frustratingly uneven nearly seven years after it began — but plenty is going right at the same time. Jobs up,  GDP weak, but there are signs that second half will benefit from the weaker dollar and higher energy prices. Read the full article in…

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Squawk Box: Don’t trust GDP numbers

Nariman Behravesh, IHS chief economist, and Karen Firestone, Aureus Asset Management, provide their outlook the economy after the fed signals it’s not in a rush to raise interest rates. Watch the full video on CNBC.com

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WSJ: U.S. Drug Spending Climb

By PETER LOFTUS April 14, 2016 12:01 a.m. ET The new Hepatitis C drugs are accounting for much of this increase.  Will it be worth it to have brought such headline risk to the industry? Read the full article in The Wall Street Journal

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