Some encounters are bittersweet, and I recently had one.
Sitting across from an old love who has yet to forgive me for a myriad of offenses, I was subtly reminded among other things of my "terrible advice" over three years ago to stay out of the markets.
In other words, she was basically trying to tell me: "I missed the Trump rally because of you."
Then she went on to describe her current life in high-end real estate sales.
The ironies do abound.
And as I sat there nodding, apologizing, and wanting either to cry or smile, I couldn't help thinking of the Italian poet, Montale, who once wrote: "there is nothing more bittersweet than an author reviewed by one who has never read past the title page."
Just yesterday I started sharing with you some of my first thoughts as I watched the Notre Dame Cathedral burning in flames.
As I reflected on this tragedy of such a historical monument, it made me consider particularly one of the most monumental actions that occurred there which not only drove the course of 19th century Europe, but also has influenced the U.S. government and its power today.
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There's all sorts of noise out there today with everyone having an opinion on the markets. It's hard to make sense of the data out there, but you don't need bobble head news media or hedge-fund managers to make it simple. You just need to know where the markets are today and where they are going. In Wall Street post-2008, this is key for financial success today and freedom for your future. Read more »
I hope you’ve learned a few things from my insider market analysis and free reports over the past week. I know some of it sounds pretty dire, but I wanted to make sure you had the facts – free from... Read more »