Category Archives: Quote of the Day

QOTD: Vincent Van Gogh

“If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” — Vincent Van Gogh

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It Could Never Happen Here…But It Is

Fareed nails it this morning.   Wake up, AmeriKA! If the country doesn’t repudiate this on Tuesday, the country and the world goes much darker and is in deep, deep doo-doo. Soros is the perfect bogeyman for conspiracy theorists. He is … Continue reading

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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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