Monthly Archives: October 2015

The U.S. has enjoyed a good six year run in asset prices

October 30th, 2015|by Michael Ashley Schulman, Perspectives, The Big Picture|

The U.S. has enjoyed a good six year run in asset prices; simultaneously, the global economy has had anemic economic growth that has perpetually caused concern: this is not the time to increase risk. Some have likened the last several years to a Goldilocks economy, not too hot and not too cold; if so, it […]

Uncle Putin vs President Obama: Syria

October 1st, 2015|by Michael Ashley Schulman, Perspectives, The Here and Now|

What just happened: On September 30, 2015, Russia launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Syria, but they actually mostly attacked CIA backed Syrian rebels fighting President Assad. Syria’s civil war has lasted four years, and Russia and the US have divergent views about its resolution. Russian President Vladimir Putin supports Syrian President Bashar al […]