Thought for the day, plus some posts on the Stock Market, Finance, Politics, and Life!
“Celebrate endings - for they precede new beginnings.” - Jonathan Lockwood Huie
“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” - Lao Tzu
After hitting a swing low on Monday the S&P closed down -19.78% from its high close of 2930.75 on 9/30/18 (almost bear territory of -20%). The rest of the week the S&P up-trended and closed Friday now -15.18% from its high, so the Santa Claus Rally has begun (see chart below). Lets see if the rally continues next week!
“There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you.” - Paramahansa Yogananda
“True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.” - Socrates
“A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.” - Charles Spurgeon
“Life has all sorts of hills and valleys, and sometimes you don’t end up doing what you had your heart set out on, but sometimes that’s even better.” ~ Ruth Buzzi
“What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.” - Dr. Seuss
“Here is to December. A month of: Celebrating how far we have come. Reflecting on all we have learned this year. Knowing we are not alone if we are grieving or hurting this season. Remembering that even if there are 100 things to do, we are not wrong for needing time for rest and regroup. Being grateful for things both great and small. Believing that some of the best gifts we can give are time, empathy and love.” ~ Morgan Harper Nichols
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