Archive for the ‘Video Podcast’ Category


AMA 31 – John Stapleford: Ethics & Public Policy – Part 2

No, the above title is not a typo. According this week’s guest John Stapleford, it is possible for ethics and public policy to have a direct correlation. Stapleford is not only a senior economist for Moody’s Economy.com, professor emeritus of economic development at Eastern University and former director of the University of Delaware’s Bureau of […]

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AMA 30 – The Five Love Languages with Dr. Gary Chapman

Whether it’s your spouse, significant other, family, friends, or even business associates, each individual speaks his or her own love language. “The Five Love Languages” are: Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Receiving Gifts, Acts of Service, and Physical Touch. Understanding which of these languages makes that special someone feel loved can be essential to the […]

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AMA 29 – John Stapleford: Ethics & Public Policy – Part 1

No, the above title is not a typo. According this week’s guest, John Stapleford, it is possible for ethics and public policy to have a direct correlation. Stapleford is not only a senior economist for Moody’s Economy.com, professor emeritus of economic development at Eastern University and former director of the University of Delaware’s Bureau of […]

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#29 – Market Predictions for Tampa, FL from the American Monetary Association

Tampa, FL: 12.5% Return on Investment (2011) Moving up the Florida coast to Tampa reveals a somewhat less distressed market.  This stems from the fact that Tampa did not experience the same high-rise construction boom as Miami, and did not become oversupplied with high-cost condominiums.  As a result, the path to recovery for Tampa is […]

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#25 – Market Predictions for San Diego, CA from the American Monetary Association

San Diego, CA: 5.8% Return on Investment (2011) San Diego is experiencing many of the same fundamental problems as Los Angeles, but with a lower degree of severity.  The budget problems experienced by the state of California are affecting all of the major cities in the state, but San Diego is expected to be significantly […]

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AMA 28 – Les Leopold: The Looting of America

How could the best and brightest in finance crash the global economy and then get us to bail them out as well? Hmm…This is a great question answered by Les Leopold in this interview. Les Leopold co-founded and currently directs two nonprofit organizations, the Labor Institute and the Public Health Institute, and is the author […]

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#24 – Market Predictions for San Antonio, TX from the American Monetary Association

San Antonio, TX: 16.1% Return on Investment (2011) San Antonio experienced value stabilization in 2009, coming off a 2007 value peak.  With fundamentally sound economics for the city, and a strong business environment, San Antonio is expected to resume its long-term trend of modest, steady value appreciation once a bottom in values is reached.  Our […]

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#23 – Market Predictions for Portland, OR from the American Monetary Association

Portland, OR: -0.6% Return on Investment (2011) Portland experienced a cyclical expansion of market values similar to many other areas, and saw a subsequent decline after the financial crisis of 2008.  The market showed signs of stabilization in 2009, but has subsequently resumed a downward correction.  Values in Portland are regressing toward a more linear […]

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#22 – Market Predictions for Phoenix, AZ from the American Monetary Association

Phoenix, AZ: 19.4% Return on Investment (2011) Market values in Phoenix are currently at approximately the same level as in the year 2000.  The market area experienced a tremendous run-up during the real estate bubble and a spectacular during the financial crisis.  During 2010, the regression back to fundamentals continued in Phoenix.  For people who […]

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#21 – Market Predictions for Orlando, FL from the American Monetary Association

Orlando, FL: 22.5% Return on Investment (2011) The city of Orlando experienced a tremendous increase in market prices from the year 2000 through 2006, and a downward correction in prices since the beginning of 2007.  As 2010 concludes and 2011 unfolds, we expect to see prices stabilize and regress toward a long-term linear growth trajectory.  […]

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