Category Archives: Quote of the Day

QOTD: The Good Ol’ Daze

Whether the problem is rising inequality, economic stagnation, or technological disruption, nostalgia offers relief from socioeconomic angst. But far from being innocuous, infatuation with a mythicized past is shaping our politics in dangerous ways, not least by creating fertile ground for jingoistic leaders … Continue reading

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QOTD: On Bullshitting

Bullshitting is defined by philosopher Harry Frankfurt as “communicating with little to no concern for evidence or truth” –  ‘What a Bunch of Bull: The Art and Science of BS,’  Psychology Today (QOTD = Quote of the Day)

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Quote of the Day: G7 Rants

Trump gave “a long, frank rant”, the official said, repeating a position he carried through the 2016 U.S. election campaign into the White House that the United States had suffered at the hands of its trading partners, with French President … Continue reading

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QOTD: Emerson On Trading

Internalizing this Ralph Waldo Emerson quote is essential for every successful trader.

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QOTD: Napoleon

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QOTD: Change Perspective, Things Change

When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner

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QOTD: Druck On Distorted Interest Rates

…today we have settled to allowing the most important price of all, long-term interest rates, to be regularly distorted by public intervention. …If I were trying to create a deflationary bust, I would do exact exactly what the world’s central … Continue reading

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QOTD: On Risk

Risk does not like prophets. It’s not even fond of historians. You can plan for every risk except the things that are too crazy to cross your mind. —  Morgan Housel

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QOTD: So Churchill!

Contemplate this for “the moment in the garden.” 

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QOTD: When Goldie Meets Frankie

“I think overall we have been pricing in for Goldilocks and we are closer to Frankenstein to be honest.” — Steen Jakobsen,  Saxo Bank on CNBC, March 27

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