Tradin’ in the Traders

  Robert Reich had a great guest commentary piece on Marketplace discussing the necessity of America to reward innovational entrepreneurs in new product and service development. [Echoes of Juan Enriquez’ wonderful book, .117-102 Most of the focus today is on making money from money: derivatives, private equity buyouts, leveraged equities, arbitrages, shorting, et al. ”It’s [...]

By | 2017-01-22T19:01:33+00:00 August 15th, 2007|Current Events|0 Comments

Costing the Workforce

I"ve just begun working as a contract employee on a short term project. 350-018 The firm i"m working for is paying an agency for my services and selling them to their client. In effect there are four touches [pimp fees] on my salary before it reaches the consumer. Here"s how i figure it. Let"s say [...]

By | 2017-01-22T19:01:33+00:00 August 14th, 2007|Current Events|0 Comments