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Principles and Paradoxes
I want to thank Rae Etherington, Mary Ann Snyder, Martin and everyone else who had a hand in inviting me and in pulling this event together.
It's great to be back with you again. I always enjoy RMA events. They are a welcomed chance to step away from the day-to-day ... and take part in good thinking and discussion.
Last week, as a nation, we marked the sixth anniversary of the events of September 11, 2001. That was more than a quarter of a century after John Kenneth Galbraith advanced the phrase "the age of uncertainty" to describe the times we live in.
Right up to the last several weeks in the capital markets, it's hard to find a better way to describe what we all deal with every day-though Alan Greenspan may be on to something in his new book title, The Age of Turbulence.