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Yearly Archives: 2010

And you’re wondering why the Economy isn’t Improving? Read the facts

By : Ziad K. Abdelnour| 21 July 2010
“We have had to struggle with the old enemies of peace – business and financial monopoly, speculation, reckless banking, class antagonism, sectionalism, war profiteering.” I wish these words, spoken in 1936 by Franklin D. Roosevelt, were not as true...

Why Reshaping the Federal Reserve is Today an Absolute Must

By : Ziad K. Abdelnour| 15 July 2010
Regardless of one’s opinion on Ben Bernanke, there is no denying the extraordinary impact he has had on the Federal Reserve since taking over as Chairman in 2006. A case can be made that the very nature and scope of the Fed has changed under Bernanke...

Is Deepwater Oil Drilling a National Security Issue?

By : Ziad K. Abdelnour| 12 July 2010
Why are oil companies like British Petroleum being allowed to drill so deeply in hazardous conditions under the Gulf? In other words, why has the government been so supportive of deepwater drilling in the Gulf? The answer is that there is a tremendou...

On the New Power Elite Shaping the New World Order

By : Ziad K. Abdelnour| 9 July 2010
There is a new and unique development in human history that is taking place around the world today. It is unprecedented in reach and volume, and it is also the greatest threat to all global power structures: the ‘global political awakening.’ The term...

Is Water The New Gold?

By : Ziad K. Abdelnour| 6 July 2010
It is a fact that water use is today rising at double the rate of global population growth owing to urbanization, more water-intensive agricultural products, growing industrialization of emerging markets and the impact of climate change. The supply o...

Private Equity Investing – Setting the record straight

By : Ziad K. Abdelnour| 29 June 2010
We at Blackhawk meet on the average over 500 entrepreneurs a year; and the question that keeps recurring at all times by every one of our entrepreneurs seeking funding is: Why is every private equity fund we meet trying to take advantage of us? We ar...

How smart is your Social Networking?

By : Ziad K. Abdelnour| 26 June 2010
I am frequently asked by people what I think of social networking at large (having such a high profile on the World Wide Web), how on earth do I have the time to get involved given the incredible pressures I face on a daily basis running Blackhawk Pa...