Category: Off Topic

07 Dec 2018

Attack of the chocolate covered corporate gift.

The saying typically goes “A little bit of sweetness can drown out a whole lot of bitterness.” But here at RCM, the saying “A lot of holiday sweetness is causing us all to enter a chocolate coma that we can’t escape” may more accurately describe our situation. Holidays tend to be centered around all things […]

01 Jun 2018

Weekend Reads: Half of American Tech Companies Founded By

Apple founder Steve Jobs is the son of a Syrian immigrant, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is a second generation Cuban immigrant, Google founder Sergey Brin was born in Russia, and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin is a Brazilian native. More than half of the top American tech companies were founded by immigrants or the children of immigrants – (CNBC)   “I think the data shows we’re a hospitable place for younger […]

19 Mar 2018

Initial Coin Offerings > Venture Capital?

Think of Kodak’s KodaKCoin, which will use blockchain technology to create an “encrypted, digital ledger of rights ownership” where photographers can simply and securely register their new and old work, and get paid automatically in KODAKCoin for any usage of their work.

23 Feb 2018

Weekend Reads: Cutting Fees, Basic Income, 3% Yield

North American energy producers survived the recent oil bust in large part by selling more than $60 billion of new stock. Now they’re beginning to buy it back. Oil Producers Buying Back Shares After Years of Selling New Stock – (Wall Street Journal)   9.8bn of cash was ploughed into hedge funds last year after […]