Thought for the day, plus some posts of interest!
“No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.” - Helen Keller
A good article pointing out how spending money can't fix your current mood.
“Nature is relentless and unchangeable, and it is indifferent as to whether its hidden reasons and actions are understandable to man or not.” - Galileo Galilei
“You can not find happiness by chasing after it. Happiness comes from doing what you love to do, and from being who you truly are.” - Jonathan Lockwood Huie
“I believe our flag is more than just cloth and ink. It is a universally recognized symbol that stands for liberty, and freedom. It is the history of our nation, and it’s marked by the blood of those who died defending it.” – John Thune
“Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.” - Anonymous
After opening up lower this past Monday, the S&P attempted to recover for two days (Tuesday and Wednesday), then closed lower Thursday and Friday, closing out the week lower (see chart below). The trade war is causing a lot of uncertainty for the markets and it doesn't like it!
“Learn how to set goals. That’s the key to everything. That includes designing your own success. You define what the goal is, it’s not somebody else’s goal, it’s yours.” ~ Drew Carey
“Conflict cannot survive without your participation.” - Wayne Dyer
“If you want to be trusted be honest, if you want to be honest, be true, if you want to be true, honor your commitment.” – Anil Sinha
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