David Aldo Geracioti

Editor-in-Chief , REP.

Is the editor-in-chief of REP. magazine.  He is also a devotee of the Austrian School of Economics leading lights Ludwig von Mises, Friedrich von Hayek, Murry Rothbard and to other thinkers in the laissez-faire political philosophy tradition.

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Jan 21, 2013

Nice Speech, Obama. Shame about the Facts: What's an FA to Do, Planning-Wise?

Yes, I am reaching back into the archives on this argument, but the point is still valid: If you have clients who are expecting their DB plans to....More
Jan 21, 2013

Obama's Inaugural Speech Today Was Frightening --- from a Fiscal Standpoint

All in, Obama hit all the liberal themes: Eat the rich, let's spend on infrastructure projects and clean energy, and don't touch entitlements!....More
Jan 20, 2013

Banks Sitting on a Mountain of Cash. Why? Fear of the Unknown --- Future Government Regulations

Is Obama the new FDR? Seems like it to me. Both believed that unelected bureaucrats from Ivy League schools knew better than individual people how to....More
Jan 12, 2013

Jack Lew: Good for Wall Street, Bad for Investors? Oh, Puh-leeez. Finance Is Already One of Most Regulated Industries

Deregulation did not --- as in did not --- cause the financial crisis: Misregulation did. I keep reading, and hearing references to, the deregulation....More
Jan 03, 2013

The Fiscal Cliff Deal: Drop Back 10 and Punt

I’ll bet you are tired of hearing about the Fiscal Cliff carnival put on by Congress and the president. The bill, signed into law, is rather lame if....More
Dec 20, 2012

When It Comes to China ETFs, Best Do Your Homework

  Received a note from our long-time mutual fund correspondent Stan Luxenberg:, who writes:....More
Dec 19, 2012

Crisis? What Economic Crisis?

Readers of this space know my fondness for The Leuthold Group’s research. Whenever the Greenbook arrives (so called because of the color of its cover....More
Dec 11, 2012

Edward Jones to FAs: We've Always Owned Your Clients

Last week, I wrote about how some financial advisors at Edward (don't-call-u-"Ed") Jones were balking at signing the firm's new....More
Dec 05, 2012

The Real Causes of the Financial Crisis

What many fail to see—particularly Democrats who want to demonize Wall Street and bankers—is the government’s role in this financial debacle of 2008....More
Nov 27, 2012

Is Sallie Krawcheck "Running" for SEC Chair? If Not, She Should Be:

  Sallie Krawcheck, aka Mrs. Clean, is rumored to be on the short list to succeed Mary Schapiro as the chairman of the SEC. In recent....More
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