Volatile Markets

World is Volatile, Market is Volatile, Mind is Dormant

November 20, 2017

Everything is volatile.  Everything is subject to change.  But does it ever seem the changes are good?

Volatile

 

liable to change rapidly and unpredictably, especially for the worse.
“the political situation was becoming more volatile”
synonyms:tensestrainedfraughtuneasyuncomfortablechargedexplosiveinflammatoryturbulent;

How much can the most alert person take?

 

Case in point:  My own following of the stock market.

Even with the data in front of my face, for the most part, I don’t even see it.  I have been following certain stocks since the beginning of the year but, now I’m lucky if I have a handle on half of them.   Along the way, I swapped a few out for others, but forgot to check their price at that point.  Now, as we get near the end of the year, I’m missing the original price on a lot of them, (probably the critical ones).  They were probably big losers.  The ones I have left are half and half.  Big winners, big losers.  This is the stock market for people who assume that companies grow at a steady pace.  Are they still around?  I’ll research that later.  So, it’s a draw.  In this crazy world, I cannot afford a draw.  Can you afford a draw?  What is the solution in this world for being alert 24/7 for the things we need to be alert 24/7 for?  My belief is the solution is 1 or 2 more yous to keep track of the stuff you can’t keep in mind all the time.

What happened here?  I don’t know, but maybe I can find the data somewhere in my huge mess of data.   Why is it high tech has made things more volatile and less beneficial?

 

Now!  How about everything else?  How about the account updates I get every week from multiple websites, all in nice small print?  Updates to mortgages and insurance and utility bills, with eye-straining confused language?  How about all the appointments that come and go and get rescheduled?  How about the ones that change their rules, whatever, and then your account gets shut down or you get charged for things you didn’t want?  Hey, you got that project done yet?  Your boss wants to know.  How about all the outside things you must do on doctor’s orders?  Don’t forget to brush your teeth.  The trash is full again.  You gonna make that poor dog cross her legs all day?  The days of the corporation have made it much more impersonal and time-consuming;  Press ‘1’ if you would like to dance, press ‘2’ to just stand there, there are several callers ahead of you even though we have workers from all over the world.  How about the missed communications while you were waiting for an operator?  Oh, geesh!  Another traffic jam!  What happened to work-at-home?  Did you get that inspection yet?  You may get a fine.  Don’t forget the mail, and pick up some more bread.  You still have to get the wash done, but the washer is broke.

 

By now, you know you must be superhuman in terms of alertness.  But, that’s not enough because, even if you are very alert and cross all the t’s, you will run in to many, many others who make mistakes for which you have to bite the bullet or spend an incredible amount of precious time trying to correct.

 

It’s either one of two things; 1)  The biggy big management people and corporate heads are more than ignorant of the ‘little people’ in this matter.  or…  2)  They do know and that’s part of the plan.  Think about it slave.  Think about it.  You may find some time out there in the interstate parking lot.   How is it that companies talk about making life easier and instead, it continually gets more confusing and complex?  Two hundred year-old laws are still on the books.  We always conjure up the past in order to repeat the worst of it.  Think slave.  Think.  It is possible to get beyond this insanity.  All you have to do is make peace with the people next to you.

When I look a lot at the division on YouTube and the local news continuing to drudge up the worst to keep the corruption game going, it is obvious that may be really hard.  But, if you really are modern-if you really want change-why are you carrying signs bought for you by the same-said people and creating division?

 

Think about it slave. You hate to think this; ‘I should drop the sign and join the other side.’ But, right now, it’s the best remedy. You can always address the other concerns later. But, maybe you wouldn’t have to.. Think about it.