Tag Archives: Earthquake

Shaken and stirred

When you live in an area where the ‘natural disaster’ that people are most accustomed to is a power outage–and we had an unexpected four hour outage yesterday, as an electricity pole and its wires fell to the ground near … Continue reading

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So glad it’s Friday

Fridays are rarely the free days that the name suggests. Today, I was in a position to finish trading early. This is something that I had said I would try to do on a regular basis, but markets don’t seem … Continue reading

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Who shines the light on news?

My wife asked me last week why it was that the world media had been so captivated by the story of the 33 miners trapped underground in Chile. There was no doubt in our minds that this was a tragic … Continue reading

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