January 18, 2017

You Can’t Afford to Ignore the Technology Revolution

New materials, robotics, 3-D printing, and artificial intelligence, just for starters, will change our lives and business models, some almost overnight.

It’s not technology that you need to worry about when you’re trying to anticipate what will happen to your industrial metals supply chain business model over the next five or 10 years. It’s exponential technology.  […] Read More

December 8, 2016

Trump’s Win Was There to See

The media and political gurus were blinded by isolation and their own prejudices

“This election was hiding in plain sight from the very beginning,” a somewhat frustrated Peter Hart, the respected NBC/Wall Street Journal Pollster told the MSCI Aluminum Conference recently. “This did not come from nowhere. But […] Read More

December 8, 2016

An Economy on the Verge of Take Off?

This analyst says the Trump agenda and the tech revolution will make it happen.

“We are sitting on the precipice of one of the greatest periods of innovation we’ve ever seen,” Brian Wesbury, chief economist at First Trust Advisors, Wheaton, Illinois, recently told the MSCI Aluminum Products Conference 2016. […] Read More

November 9, 2016

The New "Relationship Business"

Critical digital business strategies you need to understand

On daily basis, the Internet, digital marketing and the vast changes online strategies are bringing to businesses may seem distant concerns for your bottom line. But Mitch Joel, president of Mirum, a marketing agency with […] Read More

September 21, 2016

Seeing Hope in the Morass

The economy’s hidden strengths and the importance of breaking government gridlock

She’s not saying that we will most certainly break out of the economic malaise gripping the country. But she is saying that the foundations of strength are there. The inescapable conclusion, then, is that we […] Read More

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