Brexit

We must confess we hadn’t planned to write about the UK. Like most, we had expected that sanity would prevail at the 11th hour given countries rarely commit economic suicide. However as at Saturday afternoon the “Brexit” vote has won the day, Cameron has resigned, and most of the World (including the UK) is wondering what it…

It will fluctuate

This response to the posed question “What will the stock market do?” is generally attributed to either J.P Morgan or J.D Rockefeller. Who actually said it, and to whom, is of little import. Far more usefully, it is an axiom that one should keep in mind during periods of enhanced volatility, such as now. Current…

Too Low For Zero

Nothing seems to make much sense, It’s all just Greek to me
, You know I’m too low, too low, Too low for zero. 
E. John/B. Taupin 1983   Elton John’s 1983 hit “Too low for Zero” from the album of the same name describes an exhausted gambler on a losing streak. He employs several methods in…

Where Were They Going?

Anyone can see the road that they walk on is paved in gold, 
and its always summer they’ll never get cold,
 they’ll never get hungry, they’ll never get old and grey.
 You can see their shadows wandering off somewhere,
 they won’t make it home, they really don’t care.
 They wanted the highway, they’re happier there…

The Matrix

You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. Morpheus to Neo, The Matrix 1999   In the story of a messiah-like protagonist set against…