Maybe it shrunk since the day before yesterday.
Do a bunch of math. Who called this 2% market uptick yesterday, your broker or my banana?
How is the economy really doing? The Altadena Economic Barometer is on the job.
One week has passed, so I contacted my team. The county extension agent was busy eating squirrel shit, but agreed to come by for an emergency measurement.
There was momentary confusion as we looked for our official tools -- I think he buried them. But we passed that hurdle by borrowing substitutes from a neighbor.
You can believe in voodoo (DJIA springs to mind) or you can put your faith in science. Look beyond the rot and the wilt -- we have grown two inches, and we're in the green.
The county extension agent was ecstatic. (He has Vanguard.)
Thanks to Mlle Gramaphone, we decided to gently celebrate. (Ours is the subdued version. We have promises to keep, and inches to go before we sleep.)