It’s been a hell of a couple of weeks.
The markets have tanked. If you have stocks or bonds, leave them be — they’ll rebound eventually.
And don’t even think about looking at your 401k — just let it ride and worry about it in another few years.
Companies are laying people off. Many others are are closing up shop.
It’ll get worse. Much worse.
I’ve not looked closely at the numbers for comparison of markets, but I can’t help but think of the stories of the Great Depression in the 1920s.
I have noticed that petty crimes are up. Truck was burgled yesterday — less than $100 in theft. No doubt petty thefts and malicious acts are on the rise because of the perceived lack of law enforcement.
The latest is an order from Gov. Inslee, to stay home.
No legal authority to enforce it, of course. But there’s a guy named Mr. G. Reaper that will see that it’s sorted… I suppose he’ll also see about sorting those petty crimes as well.
Oh, and in other news, something familiar found its way into the house: