No, I don’t have a crystal ball. Run from anyone who tells you they know what the markets will do.
Yes, back in another century, I did start out drawing my Japanese candlestick charts by hand. It was a good way to develop a feel for the price movement of stocks and commodities.
Besides the hand-drawn charts, something else jumped out at me from this vintage cartoon.
Note the absence of women in this snapshot of a bygone era.
Some things have changed for the better, but there is still much work to be done in regards to closing the gender wage gap.