Fall is here with its summer-ending cooler weather and shorter days. I like fall, and all the hiking and outdoor activities that come with it. But I must say that I will miss summer, especially after the absolutely beautiful summer we had. Sandra and I enjoyed it immensely. I hope you all had equal opportunity to enjoy the summer and now to enjoy fall to its fullest.
The picture in the upper-left corner is from our August vacation. It is a great image of our happy family. We rented a house in the Adirondack mountains in the small town of Keene, NY. The area is very peaceful and relaxing, which is exactly what we need from our vacation. Sure, we do some hiking, but once we get back to the house we can grab something to eat, read, or take a nap if we fancy. The TV didn’t get turned on during vacation, and I didn’t miss it in the least. A great vacation, we are very lucky indeed.
Last Quarter Round Up
Last quarter I said that I was concerned about market volatility as we move closer to the U.S. presidential election and deal with post-Brexit uncertainties in the International markets. The markets were more volatile…fortunately in the positive direction. This past quarter did not follow the sideways market I’ve been talking about for some time. Continue reading “Fall 2016 Market Quarterly”