The Disaffected Lib: Think North Korea is Scary? Not As Scary As This.

You don’t ever want to hear somebody with serious psychological issues and his finger on the nuclear trigger say this about his new job: “I thought it would be easier.“ Yes, Donald Trump keeps showing how ill-prepared and ill-suited he is for the American presidency. It began with health care reform when he let slip ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: Caregiving in a War Zone

The other day, I was listening to a banker talking about the volatility of financial markets.  She used a term I hadn’t heard before – VUCA.  It’s a military term used by forces in Iraq and Afghanistan and it stands for ‘Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous’.  “Wow”, I thought, “that sure sounds like my life! ...

World Headlines Review: Bangladesh: Dabbling in Dhaka Stock Markets

A classic stock market boom-bust cycle is underway in Bangladesh, inciting riots after the closure of the country’s main markets in Dhaka and Chittagong this week.  The picture painted by the charts and reports from Bangladesh make for an abject lesson in how markets fluctuate and are driven by salesmanship and sentiment. The chart below ...