Born a Crime

Born a Crime

Many of our readers would be familiar with Barack Obama’s memoirs of growing up in Hawaii with his single mother. This quarterly’s book bears similarities with that wonderful book – a young boy growing up with a single mother, though in Africa, but...
THE YEAR THAT WASN’T

THE YEAR THAT WASN’T

THE YEAR THAT WASN’T Overview Nearly every corner of the financial and commodity markets stumbled in 2018. Except for a modest gain in cash and a flat performance for a broad measure of US investment grade bonds, last year was awash in red ink. Stocks in...
SANTA’S LITTLE HELPER

SANTA’S LITTLE HELPER

SANTA’S LITTLE HELPER Spending time with one’s grandchildren is always special, but Christmas is something altogether different. Decorating the Christmas tree, making gingerbread cookies for Santa, the school Christmas pageant, and then finally, mercifully, the...