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My Best Day Ever.

No, I am not talking about today, though all my stocks are rising like soybean futures in an August drought.  Why?

I don’t know what the future will bring, but I do know risks are rising. Values are out there, but with more uncertainty attached.  Experience has taught me to deal with excruciating pressure such as whether to buy the yellow Lamborgini Yellow

or the red Ferrari. Red

I am thinking of putting in a fur-lined sink or is that too much? How about I finally do something for the boy scouts. Boy Scouts I’ll hire a bus to New York City for a visit here:

Back Twenty-Four Years Ago in Chicago

But I remember the best day of my life 24-years ago back when I was a young pit trader on the Chicago Open Board (Mid-Am Exchange) doing this, Chicago Pit

when–within 24-hours--I went broke, my fiancé nixed our wedding day, and my suicide attempt failed. Oh, and the Cubs lost again.

Never would adversity teach so much to an arrogant, ignorant, selfish, and insane twenty-two year old.  To be continued………………

Have a Great Weekend!

PS: Three-minute kindergarten course on investing. It is never too late to get started.

4 responses to “My BEST DAY EVER!

  1. John,

    That’s some pretty heavy stuff you just shared with us and we can never tell if you’re posting your own comments or someone else’s at times. So please, I hope you’ll elaborate for us.

    Glad you’re still with us.

  2. Dear Valueprax:

    I posted this as a warning to never lose sight of risk, especially when “all” seems well. The biggest risk is always ourselves. But I won’t post the rest of the story unless there is interest because the tale is twisted and gruesome and very hard to share.

  3. Dear John,

    Wow, you really faced some harsh times. Glad you managed to pull yourself out of that black hole, then. Life is really uncertain at times, so its’ always important to keep in perspective as to what’s really important in life. Be it religion, philosophy or ideals, something to keep one grounded is always important.

    Take care.

  4. Glad to know than you made it. In the end that is what matters. You overcame adversity, gained insight, and now you are sharing it. Thanks!

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