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I got into trading in order to support missions and ministries. In 1998 it was the wild west of pennystocks. It seemed so easy. So I promptly lost 3/4 of a small inheritance that I got. I buckled down and averaged down on a solid deal that started @ .43 and went down to .023 and then back to... More
  • Russian Invasion Forces And Our Economy 0 comments
    May 5, 2014 6:29 PM

    The events on the Ukrainian border have me concerned.

    Putin, the prince of Rosh, will invade and continue war expansionism as though hooks are in the jaws of the Russian economy drawing their armies out. The machinations of the west are backfiring with a weak President in the Whitehouse. (The vacuum will bring Germany more forward in Europe.)

    Russia has produced some of the best pragmatic chess players of the last century. This is no bluff.

    Sure the global markets have a new crisis every week that causes fear and dismay. The American stock market typically recovers and with greater global threats and growing desensitization it seems to dip less and recover more quickly as though everything will continue as it always has.

    All of this has me even more concerned. I believe the "scorched earth" doctrine they are espousing is not a threat but a tactical consideration.

    The position they are in and the postures they foist could really hurt our market if they implement their "scorched earth" threats.

    I believe our market and economy are too fragile yet to avoid a cascade effect and those threats are not idle but focused on weaknesses as have been our sanctions against them.

    I really don't believe it wise to poke at this sleeping bear.

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