Throughout 2007, Toddo has offered his weekly thoughts on the economy at large. He has tackled overriding issues such as the Fed, housing, foreign economies, gold, credit and so much more.
Below, enjoy this compilation of some of Todd's vibes from this year gone by:War GamesJanuary 16
The problem that comes from engaging in high risk behavior for which the consequences are absent, even if only temporarily, is that such high risk behavior begins to appear normal...The Denial TrialFebruary 28
We must maintain perspective and lucidity, now more than ever, with regard to where we are and how we got here.A Bronx TailMarch 14
A wise man once said that the saddest thing in life is wasted talent. For alotta market bulls, yesterday was such a day. Trading PlacesJune 6
Discipline over conviction, both ways, leads to market longevity. Keep your eyes open and your right hand up, one step at a time.After the Gold RushJune 13
You can't blame the bulls for their seemingly incessant risk appetite...but there is cause for pause, however...The Back Nine
One thing is for certain: discipline over conviction will serve us in good stead as we ready for the back half of 2007.The Battle of EvermoreJuly 11
...despite the litany of potential pitfalls, multi-year highs are within reach, begging the natural question of whether this is a massive disconnect between perception and reality or telling in the context of a stubbornly sticky tape.Land Shark!August 1
The American Home Mortgage admission served to sever the gap between perception and reality, putting the shark front and center.Redemption SongsAugust 15
Redemption is in the eyes of the beholder or 'as funds redemption day looms, how can we redeem ourselves?'The Credit Card
While debt is front and center as the issue at hand, credit of a different breed—credibility — has emerged as the issue at hand for markets at large.The Battle RoyaleSeptember 6
At stake is the claim to fame and newfound riches as we unwind
the twisted tale of our interwoven, derivative-laden, debt-dependent, finance-based market machination.Brokedown PalaceSeptember 11
Today is a day of reflection for many, a day of remembrance, a day of personal introspection.Russian Roulette!September 26
As the dollar slips to multi-year lows, it's incumbent on us to understand the implications of this policy sea change.The Current Landscape in Four Primary Metrics
There are four legs that set the table for any profitable decision making process. The more balanced the metric assimilation, the more likely a positive outcome becomes.Unusual SuspectsOctober 24
What we must now ask ourselves is how we would live our lives - or make our financial choices - if we knew the devil of the details.The Haunted HouseOctober 31
Tricks and treats. Misses and beats. Is it any wonder that investors are looking for the miracle of clarity? Fire On the MountainNovember 6
Before we issue the all clear it is necessary to understand the root cause of the financial fires.Aspire to InspireNovember 29
This is about the important stuff, giving back and staying true to the person you are.Eight Rays of LightDecember 4
Here are eight rays of light that could potentially burn bright for the bovine.Monday Morning Quarterback: Year-End Playbook
Following a freaky week of Fed technique, we file onto the field for the final fortnight of the year.
The Year in Review
In 2008 capital preservation, debt reduction and financial intelligence will serve us in good stead.
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