Every now and then, I teach a class to young would-be journalists and one of the first things I talk about is why I consider writing an act of generosity.
"This is a holy moment. A sacramental moment. A moment in which a man feels the gods as close as his own breath.
By this definition, any person or persons who purposely manipulate other humans to their own ends - anything from tricking them into a bad business deal to extorting money from them to murdering them - are engaging in evil.
The dire prognostication from Carl Icahn about a "day of reckoning" in the markets should not be taken as gospel, fellow billionaire investor Warren Buffett said from Omaha, Nebraska, site of Saturday's annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway shareholde
Last month, I celebrated the beginning of my 81st year of life.