Gil Zinsatz

Gil Zinsatz covers economics, the stock market, investments and the economy.  (If you can’t buy it or sell it, then it’s very likely not worth owning.”)

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January 06, 2014

Start Worrying

Szmuel Gelbfisz was born in Poland where his father was a peddler.  Young Szmuel left Poland and got to England and eventually ended up in the U.S., specifically Hollywood, where he produced movies, among them Guys ...

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September 07, 2012

Weekly Reader to Close

The Weekly Reader announced that it will cease publication and 55 of 60 of its employees in White Plains, New York would be fired. The U.S. Department of  Labor Statistics announced that it will ...

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July 30, 2012

You Didn’t Invent That . . . Inventor of the Internet Speaks Out

“If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life.”   - Barack Obama "Just to try to be as good a father to them as my father was to ...

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July 09, 2012

Barrels of Problems for Republicans

Republicans need to pray that the electorate have a memory . . . either short or long, depending on how you look at things and how the two major political parties are able to construe their respective successes or lack ...

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June 20, 2012

More Brilliance in Consumer Brand Marketing

Sometimes – no often . . . no continually – I slap myself on the forehead with the palm of my hand and I say aloud, “DUH!" Used the first packet last night in my front loader, and used the ...

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