Posts Tagged ‘housing recovery’

Has This Economic Recovery Left Common Sense By The Wayside?

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

Today’s post-crisis world is sprinkled with glimmers of economic hope as we witness positive upticks in the auto, retail and construction industries. Economic confidence is on the rise and consumer spending and borrowing are increasing. While this is all good news, small business owners need to be disciplined when developing a growth strategy. In my recent Forbes post, I discuss why common sense is key when planning for future growth.  Click below to read my full post.

 

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Banking, Bernanke & The Housing Bounce

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Recently, I visited Steve Schaefer over at Forbes to discuss the long term effects of the Fed’s decisions to stimulate the economy and what rising interests rates mean for the housing market & banking industry. We also had the opportunity to talk about the future of banking, the growth we’ve experienced here at ConnectOne and what it’s been like operating as a public company. Check out the full interview below.


 

Bernanke Fed Has It Right: No Magic Bullet To Housing Recovery

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the New Jersey Bankers sponsored Economic Leadership Forum where William Dudley, President of the New York Federal Reserve, discussed the direction of the US Economy and housing market.  This event inspired my latest post on my Forbes.com page, where I discuss that there is in fact no “magic bullet” in housing, but rather its recovery lies in well thought-out actions required by banks, servicers, and policy makers, an example of which would be the creation of an HDIC. Read my full post by clicking below. I look forward to hearing your thoughts.