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I buy established, good companies with strong management, solid balance sheets, free cash flow, growing earnings, and increasing dividends. This is a long strategy, which buys value situations, combining the fundamentals of Growth at a Reasonable Price, with Dividend Growth Investing. This style... More
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  • Real Problems? 0 comments
    Sep 22, 2011 1:11 AM

    Times are tough and depressing for many during the Great Recession.

    If you just spent a few hours trying to decide whether to short copper or a broad market index, and that was the biggest dilemma you had all day, it's safe to that's probably not a really serious problem.

    However, most of us at this site are pretty well off and live a comfortable life. Judging by the hours some of us are able to spend here (some of us more than others)....making even MORE money, it's such a wonder that any of us can even complain at all.

    This kid (if he was being serious and not actually joking) seems to have more perspective and insight into how good he has it than many of us grown adults.

    Well done, it's a highly entertaining video that puts things in perspective:

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