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December 8, 2016| by Steve Lawrence

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

November 9, 2016| by Steve Lawrence

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

October 5, 2016| by Steve Lawrence

Forecast 2017: Where the Action Is and Will Be

Don’t give up on automotive, residential construction, defense, energy, and aerospace

Keeping in mind that “bright spots” in this creepy-crawly economy are more like a low, steady glow than anything blinding, there are still manufacturing sectors that offer continued business and some growth opportunities in the […] Read More

September 21, 2016| by Steve Lawrence

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