Don’t Be That Turkey!

When I first came to the United States as a 17-year old college freshman, I was invited to the home of my Caltech biology professor for Thanksgiving, along with many other foreign students who had nowhere else to go. I immediately fell in love with this holiday. First, it comes on a Thursday leading into a long…

Post-Taper Inflation Readings And Earnings Wrap

Mayor of Boston, Kevin White, points to a chart showing inflation costs, Boston, Massachusetts, 25th … [+] September 1978. (Photo by Barbara Alper/Getty Images) Getty Images As expected last week, the Federal Reserve (Fed) announced the beginning of tapering, reducing asset purchases. The markets took the news in stride since it was well signaled. The…