Monthly Archives: September 2015


Week 3 – Monday September 28, 2015 Markets Performance / Current Trading Range Today’s Monday trading was another very volatile day with the S&P 500 dropping 50 points, or -2.6%, falling back down to 1,882. Last week, the S&P 500 dropped for the second consecutive week, falling -1.4%, falling from 1,958 on Friday, 9/18 to […]

Doublewood: A Bumper Harvest

As I have mentioned, we are witnessing a bumper harvest of accomplishments and other advancements in relations between the US and China, to coincide with the state visit by President Xi.  The following capsulizes the signed documents summarizing the two hundred-plus agreements, understandings and cooperative frameworks reached among various parties in numerous sectors.  It reflects […]


SQUAWK BOX WEEKLY UPDATE Week 2 – Monday September 21, 2015 Markets Performance / Current Trading Range The S&P 500 was fairly unchanged last week, only dropping by -0.2%, falling from 1,961 on Friday, 9/11 to a close of 1,958 on Friday, 9/18. Despite the modest move overall, volatility continues to be the name of […]

Doublewood: Some Not-So-Forgotten History

Recently, the Israel Ministry Of Foreign Affairs took time out to prepare a special note of thanks to Shanghai for providing sanctuary to some of the Jewish people during WWII: Actually the number was far more than 20,000 (which was just one santuary in Shanghai).  If you include other cities such as Harbin, the […]


UNIVERSITY OF DENVER – SQUAWK BOX WEEKLY UPDATE Monday September 14, 2015 MARKETS PERFORMANCE / CURRENT TRADING RANGE The S&P 500 rose +2.1%* last week (holiday shortened week), rising from 1,921 on Friday, 9/4 to a close of 1,961 on Friday, 9/11. With a modest drop of -0.4% today (Monday, 9/14), the benchmark index is […]

Doublewood: US-China Relations

This helps explain the gist of a part of what I have been working on — the continual re-defining of US-China relations in a changing world. The management and maintenance of a constructive and cooperative US-China relations will anchor global peace and development for the foreseeable future.  On the whole, things have progressed very […]

Doublewood: Cybersecurity

As I have told you before, this is an important breakthrough in the upcoming Xi’s visit to the US. It is just the beginning, but an important framework. Along the way, the real benefits will be reaped. For example, as sufficient understanding and rules are achieved with respect to general security, they will greatly […]

Liberty Blitzkrieg

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. - Albert Camus

Hidden Forces

"It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong." - Voltaire


"It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong." - Voltaire

Touch Stone Connect

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