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To buy or not to buy, that is the question: Wary shoppers slow retail sales

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Quarterly financial reports often portend the future. The retail apparel numbers are out for the first quarter of 2019, and they aren’t pretty. Sales dropped by 24 percent, the biggest decline since the first quarter of 2008, when they were a bellwether for the last recession. People aren’t buying clothing. Maybe some of them read

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Garbage, the Financial Markets and Preparedness: What’s the Connection?

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Goldman Sachs has upgraded Waste Management stock from a sell to a buy as a safe place to invest in a downsizing economy. At first read, this made little sense to me, as I think of a recession as a time when you hunker down and buy less, thereby creating less garbage. But maybe it’s

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Working for Legumes

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The short-term interests of the financial elite override the long-term interests of society as a whole (the rest of us). Their goal is to keep stock prices and profits soaring by whatever means possible. Currently they are shaking in their boots because they can hear the bear growling off in the woods

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INDIEcent Exposure #19 — New Movie, “Penny Land,” Shoots in Berkshires

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In “Penny Land” a new film being filmed in the Berkshires by Billy Hahn, a young man drifts aimlessly through life dreaming about striking rich by betting on the shady world of penny stocks. As his dream becomes an obsession he creates

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Berkshire Business Outlook #4 — Holding Steady in a Shaky Stock Market

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Professor Richard Yanow, who teaches investment and finance in the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Department of Business Administration and Economics, discusses the importance of keeping calm amidst volatility in the stock market.

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Berkshire Business Outlook, Episode 1 — Ken Kuttner on This Week’s Stock Market Jitters

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Ken Kuttner, Chair of the Department of Economics
at Williams College, provides some perspective on world markets and China’s scramble to stay solvent.
The Berkshire Business Outlook Caught up with Ken Kuttner after a couple days of chasing him around Asia. We caught up

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