How the Stock Market is Like My 3 Year Old Daughter

I’m finding a great deal of similarity recently between the stock market and my 3 year old daughter.

They both:

  1. Like shiny silver and gold things
  2. Throw tantrums when they don’t get what they want (low interest rates, lollypops etc.)
  3. Are easily bored, always in search of new toys/games
  4. Usually take a nap between noon and two pm
  5. Have short memories
  6. Will forever be the object of my affection

These similarities can be observed in fig. 1.1 below:

fig 1.1

I can’t be the only “daddy” market participant who sees this, can I?

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  1. Stock Forum commented on Dec 02

    This is probably the most entertaining article I have read on the stock market. LOL

    It seems like #1 likes shiny and gold things will be true for some time. Gold is hitting new highs.

    Ok time for a nap! 🙂

  2. Stock Forum commented on Dec 02

    This is probably the most entertaining article I have read on the stock market. LOL

    It seems like #1 likes shiny and gold things will be true for some time. Gold is hitting new highs.

    Ok time for a nap! 🙂

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