Will the December 4 Italian referendum be the final geopolitical risk event of 2016?  To remind all the referendum is about a stream lining of the Italian government fearing a possible “Italiexit” if the populists win as was the case in England and the US....

I received considerable feedback about my comment that the People have spoken on the local, state and federal level.  Yes President Obama won two presidential elections by substantial margins, but his win was personal and non-transferable....

Most thought equities would be crushed with a Trump rally.  Treasuries however were decimated, plunging the most in five years.  A gauge of inflation expectation climbed to the highest since July 2015 amid speculation a Trump administration and a Republican Congress will boost growth....

Most political scientists will agree the electorate undergoes a tectonic change every 35-40 years.  Perhaps a synonym for tectonic is generational.  Regardless as to whom wins the world is not coming to an end and all will learn how to navigate the Administration....

Most political scientists will agree the electorate undergoes a tectonic change every 35-40 years.  Perhaps a synonym for tectonic is generational.  Regardless as to whom wins the world is not coming to an end and all will learn how to navigate the Administration....

There is little I can write for all are myopically focused on tomorrow.  Regardless of the outcome the country will survive.  Comparatively speaking, 2016 is nothing compared to past elections.  All must remember democracy is an angry visceral process filled with vitriol and animosity.  Democracy...

Equities are hovering around last July levels as the markets have become spooked by the specter of higher interest and the possibility of a Trump presidency as a ABC/Washington Post poll showed that Trump with 46% of the vote compared to Clinton’s 45%....

Wow!  What else can I write?  Friday I left for a meeting just as the news was breaking.  Perhaps the only the comment I will write it has to be something of great significance given the time before the election, knowing that such news could...