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Ted Craig

  • Again, Management Matters
    It's been a tough week for Ol' Donald J. Some of this is normal, some of this is the result of a dedicated opposition, but some of it is the…
  • We're Not So Bad
    A recent op-ed in the WSJ discussed how the FDIC used (some might say abused) its authority in attempt to put payday lenders out of business by cutting off their…
  • How to Pay for Lunch
    It's evident that the federal government is going to tinker with the tax code. Here are a couple of ways they could do that and how it might affect the…
  • Missing Info
    Today's WSJ has an article about how Nissan-renault is now close behind GM for the 3rd place in worldwide auto sales following its acquisition of Mitsubishi. The article covers a…
  • We Can Take It Higher
    If new-car sales reach 17 million this year without a major incentive push, the industry will be thrilled. But as large a number as 17 million is, that really leaves…
  • The Missing Link
    Last week, I saw a presentation on the Chinese auto industry at an Automotive Press Association lunch. During the Q&A, I asked how the Chinese automakers would enter the U.S.…
  • How to Succeed
    The latest two major sports championships have both been come from behind victories by teams viewed as the best in their respective fields - the Cubs and the Pats. Underlying…
  • Why Can't We Be Friends?
    Have you been on Facebook lately? For me, past three months have been an endless siege of people's political opinions. Like most people, a lot of my Facebook "friends" are…
  • One Man's Poison...
    I've written before about how I find New York Magazine like reading something from Mars. The latest issue features a story about living in Putin's Moscow that re-enforced that feeling.…
  • The Strife of Luxury
    If there were one segment to particularly worry about, its luxury cars. They face more challenges in the next few years than most people realize. First, they're cars, at a…