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Expect Disastrous Results

That was a hell of a thing. The week opened with the Dow dropping 719 points and then recovering, closing down “only” 617 points, one of the worst days Wall Street has seen in quite a while. And things had … Continue reading

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Things Do Happen

Al Gore was a prissy scold. George W. Bush was a good ol’ boy – and Bill Clinton was one lucky guy. There was no catastrophic crisis during Clinton’s eight years in office and the economy was booming the whole … Continue reading

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The Case for Extreme Worry

The week ended with that stock market falling off the cliff – the Dow down over seven hundred points and then recovering to lose only five hundred seventy-two points – which was awful enough. Donald Trump was the cliff. In … Continue reading

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A Fragile Man Desperately In Need of Praise

Step away for a day and miss it all. Big things happen and then they’re over and soon forgotten. On Friday, the stock market dropped 666 points – the numerical Mark of Satan – ending the worst week on Wall … Continue reading

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He Saw His Shadow

The week ended fittingly enough. Punxsutawney Phil – that groundhog in northeastern Pennsylvania – saw his shadow – so there will be six more weeks of winter – or not. Modern meteorology uses computer modeling. That has nothing to do … Continue reading

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Choose Your News

People probably felt we were going to be in for a rough ride when, around 1440, Gutenberg, a goldsmith with too much time on his hands, developed a complete printing system, with a newly-devised hand mould that made the creation … Continue reading

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