"Many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention. Nor is it always the worse for the society that it was not part of it. By pursuing his own interest he frequently promotes that of the society more effectually than when he really intends to promote it. I have never known much good done by those who affected to trade for the public good. It is an affectation, indeed, not very common among merchants, and very few words need be employed in dissuading them from it." - Adam Smith, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Book IV
Each week, I have a "Week in Review" I discuss the previous week in regards many of the capital markets according to their kind, and the economy as a whole.
After a review of the markets, I would like to give you an economic report, the 'facts on the ground' as it were, from Michigan ...
(Podcast Included. If you're seeing this entry elsewhere and cannot play the podcast? Click this link to go to the exact podcast entry ...)
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Here's a picture of the type of dog that the wife and I are looking at purchasing. A Brindled English Bull Terrier:
Here is that video that I mentioned in the above podcast ...
Learn to become a little more self-sufficient. Who knows? As Adam Smith stated in book IV? That may end up helping the economy overall.
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Note: This is not an investment or trading recommendation. The losses in trading can be very real, and depending on the investment vehicle, can exceed your initial investment. I am not a licensed trading or investment adviser, or financial planner. But I do have 13 years of experience in trading and investing in these markets. The Challenge accounts are run for the education of other traders who should make their own decisions based off their own research, and tolerance for risk.