"public works" Category

There are articles this morning with significant news for the economy as a whole and for the investment community in particular.  First of all, the job market improved more than expected, and is back on the curve it […]

Much was made in the media recently of the  construction of the exoskeleton of 1 World Trade Center, which, topping out at 1,271 feet, makes it 21 feet higher than the Empire State Building, according to the […]

All Aboard: Railroad Stocks on a Roll

Posted On July 28, 2010 | by AllenCaron

This could be the best thing to happen to the railroad industry since Warren Buffet. Last year, when Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway bought Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) for $34 billion, the investment community took notice. This week, […]

Following the Global Stimulus Trail

Posted On January 31, 2010 | by AllenCaron

Someone has to get all that money, right? That’s one possible take on what has become a global phenomenon: the stimulus program as a response to a struggling national or regional economy. In his State of the Union […]


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