Analysis: Immortality and mortality

The noted economist, Julian Simon, once quipped: "Because we can expect future generations to be richer than we are, no matter what we do about resources, asking us to refrain from using resources now so that future generations can have them later is like
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Analysis: The roller coaster market

Volatility is considered the most accurate measure of risk and, by extension, of return, its flip side. The higher the volatility, the higher the risk -- and the reward. That volatility increases in the transition from bull to bear markets seems to suppor
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Chip Chip Hooray wins Hambletonian

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Chip Chip Hooray made a well-timed move around the final turn and edged Like a Prayer by a neck Saturday to capture the Hambletonian, harness racing's most pres

Analysis: 1929 - lessons and parallels-II

SKOPJE, Macedonia, July 31 (UPI) -- In 1929 everyone was duped. The rich were impoverished overnight. This is Part 2 of a look back at the 1929 crash, drawing parallels as appropriate with recent events. Part 1 ran Tuesday.
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Analysis: The friendly trend

SKOPJE, Macedonia, July 9 (UPI) -- Technical analysts have flourished and waned in line with the stock exchange bubble. They and their multi-colored charts regularly graced CNBC, the CNN and other market-driving channels. "The Economist" found that many successful fund managers have regula
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The evolution of press agents, Tinseltown's spin doctors, has turned media access to the stars upside-down.
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International
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