Dickensian Markets

Posted by Peter Atwater, Minyaville

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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way – in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.

empire of geeksWhen Dickens first shared these thoughts he was alluding to London and Paris during the era of the French Revolution. Were Dickens to reappear as an astute financial news reporter, I think he might share the same thoughts for the two worlds of technology stocks and gold today. For the former, things have never been better.  For the latter, things have never been worse…. CLICK HERE to read the complete article