Entries by DougD

Report from the Frozen Wastelands of the West

I am writing this from a High Sierra peak at 12,000 feet in the dead of winter. It is 15 degrees and the wind is gusting at 70 miles an hour turning by backpack into a sail and practically blowing me off the mountain. Over the side, the next stop is 1,000 feet below. I

The Eight Worst Trades in History

As you are all well aware, I have long been a history buff. I am particularly fond of studying the history of my own avocation, trading, in the hope that the past errors of others will provide insights into the future. History doesn’t repeat itself, but it certainly rhymes. So after decades of research on

My Last Research Piece of the Year

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play