How the Mighty Have Fallen

Yahoo News reports on Bernie Madoff's court appearance:  "In court Thursday, Madoff — a dapper figure, dressed in a charcoal-gray suit, with swept-back, wavy gray hair — said he began the scheme during the last recession, when 'I felt compelled to satisfy my clients' expectations, at any cost.' He did not put his investors' money …

Make it a Good Day

“Make it a good day.” For a while, an NPR reporter signed off the daily business report with those words. They don’t say that now. And yet, in spite of reports of job loss, foreclosure, and retirees going back to work, we can make it a good day. Because God is good. Because of God’s …

The Party is Over

It's almost official. The American party, populated by men in gold jewelry and women in silk gowns is over. Well, maybe not for everybody, and for some of us the party never started, but for many Americans, the stock market is crashing the party. The festival of endless food and fuel and increasing 401Ks is …