Markets: Helter Skelter

Well, it’s a new day, and nothing has changed. My two points of proof are waking up to an inbox packed with idiotic spam:

……and seeing equity markets, down hard yesterday night, are green, by government decree:

The driving force behind this, of course, was zaniness in the EUR/USD and DAX thanks to Germany’s Merkel looking very shaky with respect to her ability to hold power. In our brave new world, however, such a plunge was undone too.

My one bright spot is crude oil (which seems to have an unusually strong effect on my portfolio) which, having peaked during overnight trading, is one of the few assets showing any weakness.

I tell you, it’s enough to drive a person crazy.

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Author: Travis Esquivel

Travis Esquivel is an engineer, passionate soccer player and full-time dad. He enjoys writing about innovation and technology from time to time.

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