Lovely weather for ducks!

Lovely weather for ducks!

  I looked outside at the lake, the rain streaming down the window, saw a flock of ducks upon the water and couldn’t help exclaiming to my wife, “Lovely weather for ducks!” So much rain! I saw a note Friday that said the nation has had the rainiest start of the...
Surprise!

Surprise!

Investors woke up Monday morning to the news that North Korea had fired a group of test missiles 200 kilometers into the sea over the weekend. Morning traders also had to deal with a new tweet from President Trump warning the Chinese that if substantial progress was...
5 facts common to stress and investment risk

5 facts common to stress and investment risk

For most of us, “stress” is considered a bad word. When we stress about work or relationships, we usually feel miserable. In the same way, “risk” is viewed as bad by investors. I think many would agree that when we think of risk in relation to our investment...
GoT investment wisdom

GoT investment wisdom

Sunday night it seemed the whole world tuned in to the first episode of the final season of “Game of Thrones” (GoT). The HBO show has been perhaps the greatest series the small screen has brought to us. Its audience stretches around the world and across the...
Is it too soon?

Is it too soon?

My wife related this morning that my niece, Kendell, wrote this weekend on Facebook inquiring whether she had made a mistake packing away the winter clothes of her four children last week. The week before, the temperatures had been in the 60s. “But is it too soon?”...