Investing since 82. Felt the pain of the 87, 00, and 08 crashes. All fiat money is subject to devaluation. Most trading is now done by algo-bots trading among each other. Won't chase any stock/ETF. Over 25 years experience as a networking geek.
Patrick Haughey is a Professor of Architecture History with a PHD from MIT. He teaches Building Cultures, Economics (real not ideal), and Global History. His research focuses on global trends, urbanization, and the resource economy.
Thomas Scott Burns owns ShieldsUp.com published since 1995. Ahead Of Now currently most interested in the Hydrogen Economy. My 2011 avatar is @Quaker, 2012 @DragonSincerer and Super Q Guru beyond 2013.