The “Rice For The Children” Defense

The stock market is tanking. If I understand it correctly, the initial reason stems from China having devalued its currency. For most of the day yesterday, it looked as if there might be a "correction to the correction."  Or more aptly put from all I've read about the Chinese economy, "a correction to the corruption." Alas, a recovery was not meant …

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Stocks and Stares

A friend of my wife's recently wanted my thoughts on a stock that she is holding.  She bought a couple hundred shares of a fast-moving penny stock that has returned an incomprehensible 62% for the last six weeks.  Why she wanted my opinion I'm not sure. I assume Gorgeous must have mentioned in passing that I enjoy reading about the stock …

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Dollars to Dunkin’ Donuts

Just up the street from the front entrance of our condo development is a Dunkin' Donuts.  My dietary weaknesses tend to run more towards the salty rather than the sweet (popcorn, cashews, chips, etc.), but to the extent that I ever salivate over sweets, doughnuts are always at the top of my cravings list.  I am embarrassed to …

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