A “red line” for your investments

A “red line” for your investments

Syria is back in the news, and that brings talk of the “red line” back into the national conversation. It was in the summer of 2013 that U.S. President Obama tossed out the phrase in reference to the Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons on its own citizens....
The Disruptors: The impact on our portfolios

The Disruptors: The impact on our portfolios

“The Disruptors.” It sounds like a villainous gang from a Marvel or DC comic book. And perhaps in the real world, many people would say that that is not an inaccurate characterization. Disruptors are not simply agents of change. As defined by the term’s business...
The many meanings of “upset”

The many meanings of “upset”

Financial markets are not alone Upset Noun: an unexpected loss, a shocker, especially in sports, as in “Michigan State lost in an upset.” Verb: to make unhappy, to overturn, as in “Syracuse upset Michigan State.” Adjective: distressed, troubled, disturbed, perturbed,...