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Where to Hide?

“Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt” – Mark Twain Looking for bright spots in the global economy is a difficult task at present. There is no sense in trying to sugarcoat the truth: the undesirable “Ds” of Debt, Deflation and Default (Denial could be a fourth) in Europe and around the world are significant… Continue reading “Where to Hide?”

Shakespeare on Investing

At the very outset of Shakespeare’s least loveable comedy, The Merchant of Venice, Antonio is telling his friends of his depression, and how difficult it is for him to account for it. His friends look for possible reasons for Antonio’s sadness, the most likely of which, they postulate, is anxiety about his business dealings.