Posts made in December, 2008

Business as Usual?

December 3, 2008 Business as Usual? By Ted Burnett “Is more and more of this to be the sum total of my life?”– Millard Fuller I find the current economic crisis confronting America to be absolutely fascinating. I should disclose that I didn’t and still don’t have the first penny in any stock market thus I didn’t lose what little I do have including my sleep and my mind. Nor was I holding on for dear life to this bipolar roller coaster ride over the past few weeks with more still to come. I feel like a fortunate bystander watching an unfolding train wreck or an ocean freighter breaking up against the rocks and slowly sinking. A decade ago, I tried to make sense of the market by studying how it works. It never felt natural and still doesn’t. Like many American...

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