Saturday, February 28, 2009 • 2:10 am
Take a few minutes and check out this video that is, thus far, one of the better visual explanations of how we got into the credit crunch crisis that was the catalyst to the national and global financial downturn. I’ll be writing couple posts next week on the matter but wanted to share this resource with you.
We are in a historic time right now – more than we can imagine or possibly understand right now. But I do want to ask you couple simple questions and I really hope that as many people will respond:
How have you or your family been affected by the economic downturn/recession? Read the rest of this entry »
Filed under: , economic downturn, finan, financial crisis, recession
Friday, November 14, 2008 • 12:14 pm
This gets my early vote for art image of the year. And if I can be honest, I get a little more satisfaction and pride that this art comes courtesy of a Korean-American artist [graphic designer] named Ji Lee from NYC. Lots of emerging Korean-American artists but they get no love.
What do you think of the dead bull?
I can’t stop staring at it. It’s as provocative and subversive as this art referred to as “Upside Down Church” but named “Device to Root out Evil” by the artist:
From the Portfolio Magazine:
To this day, the willingness of a Wall Street investment bank to pay me hundreds of thousands of dollars to dispense investment advice to grownups remains a mystery to me. I was 24 years old, with no experience of, or particular interest in, guessing which stocks and bonds would rise and which would fall. Read the rest of this entry »
Filed under: politics, religion, financial crisis, ji lee, wall street
Friday, October 10, 2008 • 12:27 am
Who would have thunk?
Years from now, people will refer to the financial crisis and market crash of 2008 and we can all say: “We were there.” And while it’s affecting so many people, I’m especially concerned for the poorest of the poor around the world and for those who are near retirement age that have much of their retirement funds invested in the markets.
And while I do feel incredibly bad for those who are going to be severely impacted, I’m also aware that a correction or crash such as this can be good and almost necessary for a world and nation that is ruled by the god of mammon.
Anyway, our church elders/pastors met for our regular Elder Board meeting last night and agreed Read the rest of this entry »
Filed under: politics, religion, financial crisis, wall street