Personal Commentary Blog Posts

March 14, 2016 by Matt McCracken
From the Moravian Texts today, an incredibly appropriate verse for anyone putting their trust and faith in the FED and Wall St. to provide themselves a safe and secure retirement: It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to put confidence in...Read more
May 19, 2015 by Matt McCracken
It was 12 years ago last week the US sent troops to fight in Iraq. What do we know now about the war that we didn’t know then? It will ultimately cost many multiples of the $50B that was originally estimated. Currently, the tab is $1T and that is...Read more
May 19, 2015 by Matt McCracken
It was three years ago this month, that Larry Blankfein made the claim that “goldman was doing God’s work”. Which is an interesting thing for someone to say who was raised Jewish and presumably has some knowledge of the Torah. Because the Torah is...Read more
February 6, 2014 by Matt McCracken
A CRITICAL LESSON FOR ALL INVESTORS I just saw the movie Moneyball this weekend and I have to say the filmmakers did a better than decent job of telling the remarkable story of Billy Beane and how his unconventional methodologies built a severely...Read more
September 25, 2005 by Matt McCracken
On September 14, 2005, 4 years and 3 days following 9/11 attacks, Delta Air Lines (DAL) entered into the equivalent of corporate jail and became wardens of the state/courts. Hopefully they will be granted parole soon. It was a very sad day in our...Read more