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Please Stay Seated While The Train Is Moving

Please Stay Seated While the Train is Moving

David Shotwell

On August 6, 2011, Standard & Poor’s downgraded the United States credit rating from AAA to AA+, kicking off a very turbulent week for the markets. I wrote the article below at the end of that week but didn’t have a place to publish it at the time. While the last few days’ volatilities haven’t […]

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Weather & Climate Are Like The Stock Market

Weather & Climate are Like the Stock Market

David Shotwell

Late last month, my wife and I went out to Seattle so I could attend the Financial Planning Association’s annual national conference. We followed the event with three days of hiking in Olympic National Park. Every mid-westerner knows that Seattle is as famous for its rain as Michigan’s Keweenaw region is for its snowfall. Just […]

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