I didn’t have my daughter’s ears pierced when she was a baby because she wasn’t a toy to be decorated based upon my whims. I could never look at her in the face and willingly impose pain upon her for something she didn’t want or need, superficial nonsense. So I waited for her to age and ask for the earrings on her own. Two years ago, when she was 6, she got her ears pierced and was thrilled to do it. In my opinion, people who decorate their babies are vile animals.
I am not going to turn this story into a stock market lesson because it isn’t. This is a reminder about deportment and how to comport oneself when in the presence of others. If you want something, give something. If you can’t give something, make that person feel welcomed and accommodated.
My clients never leave me. Do you know why? It’s not because I make them money. They already have money. It’s because I treat them with respect by being straight forward, no bullshit. Also, it’s important to discern the difference between “being honest” and being a fucking dick. Just because you are thinking it doesn’t mean you should say it. There are ways to get your point across without insulting others.
Now yesterday I canceled out of the StockTwits QnA session because of feeling slighted about “website decor.” I’m afraid by doing so, I offended some people with my brazenness, which was construed as inappropriate. If I offended anyone, aside from the IT goon squad, I apologize. I just like things a certain way. It was not a very professional course of action on my behalf. However, it was funny as shit. Sometimes I can’t help myself.
Moving on, stocks are respecting the ferocious appetite of bulls, stabilizing, drifting higher. Both TDC and YELP are flat to up, so that makes me happy.