The Customer’s Man


Wall Street Overkill

Look out, offshore operators, they’re headed your way!

Banzai Chicken!

A conversation about closed-end funds with a man who should know.

Amateur Hour

How to invest when the market gets wild.

Crime On The Streets

Don’t look now Dow-Jones, but white collar crime is
becoming a major growth industry.

Is There Hope For Wall Street?

Institutions give the little guy the squeeze.

It's a beautiful day in Chicago

How to keep your options, stock that is, open during Phase IV.

The Gold Bugs

When inflation hits the international scene the gnomes of Zurich and the goldbugs start racing for the ingots. But how smart an investment is gold these days?

The Market Sheds a Tier

IBM and friends could soon be steping down from their pedestals.

Running Out of Gas

The energy crisis has caused a crisis of nerves for the Chicken Littles of Wall Street.

The Last of the Red Hot Deals

In the past people have made a pretty penny from initial offerings. No more.

Come Back, Little Trader

Senator Bentsen is proposing legislation to end the

two-tiered market. It might work; then again the market might take care of itself.

Going For Brokers

It costs money to make money, nut how are brokers commissions affecting the private investor’ss chances of turning a profit?

Ashes to Ashes, Trust to Dust

Real Estate Investment Trusts proved that you could lose money in real estate; and nobody ever wrote to thank them for the lesson either.

Marginal Utilities

Utilities companies’ long range plans didn’t include a fuel shortage. Now they have shortages of a different kind to worry about.