September 20, 2019 – Quote of the Day

“I have not failed, I have just found 10,000 ways that do not work,” said the inventor, Thomas Edison.

 

September 19, 2019 – Quote of the Day

“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city,” said the comedian, George Burns, who lived to over 100.

 

September 18, 2019 – Quote of the Day

“The Fed only knows two speeds; too fast, and too slow,” said Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman to me over lunch one day.

 

September 17, 2019 – Quote of the Day

“Everybody talks about the Volatility Index (VIX), but the new fear gauge is the 10-year Treasury bond,” said Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services.

Face of Fear

September 16, 2019 – Quote of the Day

“The bulls have the run of the table here on oil,” said John Kilduff from Again Capital Partners.

Craps Table

September 13, 2019 – Quote of the Day

“The French have more fun in one year than the English do in ten,” said John Adams, America’s second president, and one-time ambassador to Paris and London.

September 12, 2019 – Quote of the Day

“The U.S. hasn’t had economic leadership this weak in key positions since World War II, and there is now next to no scope for international cooperation. The world economy hasn’t been this brittle during my 40-year career,” said Dr. Larry Summers, former director of the national economic council.

September 11, 2019 – Quote of the Day

“It’s not always the troops that storm the beaches who are the right ones to set up the government,” said Steve Vassallo from Foundation Capital about the resignation of founder Travis Kalanick from Uber.

September 10, 2019 – Quote of the Day

“Getting information off the Internet is akin to trying to sweep back the ocean with a broom,” said Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google.

 

September 9, 2019 – Quote of the Day


“It is fine to have the longest view in the room, as long as the thing at the end of the vista is a gigantic hill of money,” said John Lanchester of the New Yorker magazine.