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Monday, October 4, 2010
CLICK TO ENLARGE Many times the best way to get a message across is with humor. Here is the most popular cartoon by perhaps the greatest ever political/business cartoonist Kevin Kallaugher, aka KAL.
This cartoon, first shown on the cover of "The Economist," is his most popular. It generated an inordinate number of comments, many from traders who said it reflects the mood on the floor of the exchanges. DOES THIS SCARE ANYBODY ELSE?
If you've ever been caught up in emotions in your investing, or if you have ever acted on an investment tip, you can relate. If you go into the company lunch room and overhear a fellow worker say that their fund XYZ is really doing well, and then you go out and buy it, then you can relate to this cartoon. I know - I'm stretching here - none of you have ever done anything of the sort.
Here's an interesting background video on KAL