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Hi Team, First I want to welcome all of my new subscribers and to thank everyone who has referred new viewers and new clients this week. I truly appreciate it. (hint – hit the “forward to a friend” button when done viewing if you haven’t already) The big question this week is will the Federal Fu...
10/27/2008
src="http://www.velonews.com/photo/84439" The details of the 2009 Tour de France were announced today. This year's race brings 3,445 kilometers of racing over 23 days (including 2 rest days). There are some classic elements with a new twist. Here are some of the highlights: The race will start on...
10/22/2008
Hi Team - I keep thinking that writing a few book reviews would be a great contribution to AR. Since my family has continued our "TV Free Summer" it is amazing how much reading we have been doing. I just went to Borders and brought home a few interesting candidates. Do any of you have any great s...
10/21/2008
The best new company name award goes to "Condo Vultures Realty" - a Miami real estate brokerage and consulting firm. One of the principals is quoted in the October 27th issue of BusinessWeek there is an interesting article titled "It's Low, Low Tide In Miami."  It talks about the large numbers of...
10/20/2008
Hi Team, First I want to welcome all of my new subscribers and to thank everyone who has referred new viewers and new clients this week. I truly appreciate it. Last week was a roller coast ride for the financial markets. What will move bonds this week? I feel like a broken record. Emotion and fe...
10/20/2008
Here's another interesting news piece from 60 Minutes about the current state of our financial markets. It is an interview with B of A CEO Kenneth Lewis where he discussed the $25billion that they received last week from the US Government as the first part of the bailout. It is interesting to not...
10/19/2008
Hi Team, First I want to welcome all of my new subscribers and to thank everyone who has referred new viewers and new clients this week. I truly appreciate it. Last week was a dismal week for the financial markets. Normally when we see a big sell off in stocks, bonds will benefit. Last week the ...
10/14/2008
After another brutal day on Wall Street, I thought I should post this video as it sheds light on how the crisis extends beyond sub-prime mortgages. Steve Kroft does a good job of breaking down how Credit Default Swaps (CDS) have played into the turmoil. These unregulated financial instruments wer...
10/07/2008
Hi Team, First I want to welcome all of my new subscribers and to thank everyone who has referred new viewers and new clients this week. I truly appreciate it. Last week was another crazy week for the financial markets. I didn’t want to blow my “two minute limit” with a summary today, so I hope ...
10/06/2008
Hi Team, This is a special Weekend Edition of Two Minutes with Todd - titled "Bailout 101" aka - what do you need to know about the new $700 billion bailout signed into law last week by President Bush. For those of you what want more than a few minute summary of the 451 page H.R. 1424 here is th...
10/05/2008
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