Archives for August, 2011

  1. August 30, 2011

    Uncle Ben is Not Afraid Why Should We Be? Tim Phillips, CEO – Phillips & Company Last week everyone was focused on Ben Bernanke’s speech in Jackson Hole, where last year he outlined QE2. As we expected earlier this summer, he didn’t… More >>

  2. August 22, 2011

    Cold Hard Facts Tim Phillips, CEO – Phillips & Company Last month I mentioned we might “face some pretty gut wrenching days ahead with tremendous market volatility.” That might have been an understatement with everything that has happened. Dysfunction… More >>

  3. August 16, 2011

    "After a wild week on Wall Street the world is different" Tim Phillips, CEO – Phillips & Company This was the cover of Time Magazine just after the crash of 1987. I remember being very new in the business and thinking, "Had the world fallen apart?" At the time, I also… More >>

  4. August 8, 2011

    More Questions Than Answers Tim Phillips, CEO – Phillips & Company As I discussed in our blog post last week about Deficits, Defaults, and Downgrades, we believed a downgrade was inevitable, but thought it would come to fruition much further down the road. At this… More >>

  5. August 1, 2011

    There is Only One Way Tim Phillips, CEO – Phillips & Company   As we expected, it looks like the political class will get something done. As anticipated, The Debt Limit Deal also looks like it's heavily back loaded (much ado about nothing). In fact, all the real cuts… More >>