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from Strategy+Business

The New Financial Matchmakers

April 22, 2011

The New Financial Matchmakers

“The rise of private market networks is changing the capital markets and opening up new opportunities for business leaders and innovators.”

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from Huffington Post

April 6, 2010

Nanny Sam to the Rescue: Stop the Startups!

“One of George Bush's most memorable lines was his complaint that the French had no word for "entrepreneur". Well, if Senator Dodd's new financial reform bill becomes law, we may well have the word, but no longer any need for it.” Read the entire post

November 16, 2009

Our Currency, Your Problem. Fair Deal?

“You know the story: out of control domestic spending, massive balance of payment and trade deficits, and the mind-boggling expense of foreign war are pressuring the dollar and leading governments around the world to demand U.S. fiscal constraint. Except that the President isn't Barak Obama, but rather Richard Nixon. And he responds by unilaterally terminating the convertibility of dollars to gold, stopping the run on Fort Knox by countries like France, which were holding gigantic US dollar reserves and trying to make America fulfill its "promise to pay.” Read the entire post

February 4, 2009

Capitalists, Socialists, and OPM

“The indignant screams still echo on Wall Street: Obama's a Socialist! As its own hometown paper puts it, the President's pronouncement that its collective $18 billion year-end tip was “outrageous” amounted to “targeting what capitalists we have left for abuse.” This is all helpful clarification, because I was getting confused. I had this fuzzy, but obviously incorrect, recollection from college...” Read the entire post

from International Herald

October 1, 2008

Roger Cohen: Nixon, Bush, Palin

“...I'm grateful to Bob Rice ...for pointing out that the actuarial risk, based on mortality tables, of Sarah Palin becoming president if the McCain-Palin Republican ticket wins the election is about one in six or seven.”

from Total Picture Radio

August 20, 2008

Listen to the podcast of Bob's interview with Peter Clayton of the Total Picture Radio.

As it turns out, Information Age business comes with a 1,000 year old user's guide.

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From New Jersey Monthly

August 13, 2008

Chess for Fun and Business Profit

In Three Moves Ahead, venture capitalist and chess player Bob Rice shows how strategies devised for combat between black and white can keep your business out of the red.