Is the Federal Reserve Right?

Federal Reserve

    At the recent FOMC meeting, Bernanke was not clear about timing and even course of the Federal Reserve in ending bond buying program.  Perhaps intentionally, his uncertainty created a lot of volatility in the market. Given this volatility, I think it would be very difficult for the Federal Reserve to signal any type of exit strategy without causing some form of market response. In a way, it makes Federal Reserve a hostage to the markets. … [Read more...]

Jason Sheftell -Most Popular Guy In The NY Daily News Has Died

BEST REAL ESTATE JOURNALIST IN NYC

NY Daily News Real Estate editor and journalist Jason Sheftell, has died at age 46. He was a dear friend of our publicist Kathy Horn and was going to contribute to our blog. Our condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues. Jason brought the world of architecture, design, and art to us all through his written words and enthusiastic videos. He will be missed by many throughout the world. Read more about Jason by clicking the link … [Read more...]

Do Older Men Make Better Dads?

  A new parenting trend shows many men are becoming fathers later in life. The trend, parenting considerations, and the studies I shared on the TODAY show. “My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.”  ~ Clarence Budington Kelland I sat down with Matt Lauer on the TODAY show and discussed a fascinating subject: “Do older men make better dads?” (Full disclosure: I readily admit to being a … [Read more...]

The Future of Forex

My Opinion Response to Yahoo's article  " Forex Outlook for June".   Generally, I think Forex is expected to be very volatile this year, because of drop of gold prices and slowdown of economy in China.   Economic slowdown in China is mostly due to substantial decline in exports in response to recession in Europe and US, inflated property prices and generally inflation in China is on a rise. Also, China unsuccessfully tried … [Read more...]