Category Archives: Market Behavior

Keeping Up Appearances or Changing the Substance of Things

Thursday, April 2, was one of those curious days when things changed – pivoting not on events or any big news, but on changes in how we decide to assess what we have decided is reality. Sometimes everyone decides the … Continue reading

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The Inevitable Second Thoughts

Yeah, yeah – suffering builds character. People tell you that to make you feel better. Of course you don’t feel better – just depressed and exhausted. But maybe they’re right – maybe the next time, when you are once again … Continue reading

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