Month: January 2014

The NBA Values Accurate Information

When we think of measurements, metrics, and key data, the National Basketball Association is not what usually comes to mind.  However, in a recent article in the January 2014 Men’s Journal, Mike Rubin discusses a new sport tracking system that is being used throughout the league.  This is his description of the data that will… Read more »

Consistency is a Must

Curt Simmons was an outstanding pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and in particular 1964.  In writing about him, David Halberstam said, “He was a manager’s dream-six or seven quality innings on every start, a pitcher who performed well even when he did not have his best stuff (Halberstam, p. 242).”  Curt Simmons was consistent.… Read more »

Business Appraisers Concerned About Economic Uncertainty

According to the business appraiser respondents included in the 2014 Pepperdine Capital Market Report, domestic economic uncertainty is the most important issue facing private-held businesses today. The survey, deployed in October 2013, indicated that the appraisers also believe that government regulation and taxes are significant issues facing the privately-held business sector. The survey included 166… Read more »