Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Dear Friends -

whoever dares to read these words -

do not - ever look to me or anyone else on this planet as to what you should and should not invest in - everyone comes from their own perspective and that means that what anyone - no matter who they are - comes from their own perspective and can only guide you based on their own perspective which - no matter who they are - will be adjusted to benefit them over yourself -

"Be creative. Use unconventional thinking. And have the guts to carry it out."
Lee Iacocca

Monday, July 20, 2009

it is not necessary for a person to have any one strategy to be successful at trading or investing - a combination of all or many strategies can work -

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

A person who is skilled in the art of trading will always be able to see an advantage in any situation that they are faced with -

Tuesday, April 21, 2009


very often when you are a shareholder of a company you will receive information about different business relationships and deals and transactions that are going on with that company and some of it's suppliers and/or competitors and from seeing the relationships develop over time you may notice a trend where the two or three or sometimes even more of these companies together may find it advantageous to take a greater step towards working together and perhaps form a merged company

this may happen because of changes in the industry or because of one company's business model complimenting or filling in the holes that exist in another company's business model -

Friday, April 10, 2009

The Perspectives -

Now before you jump to the conclusion that the markets are just about making money:

think about a producer of some food that needs as an ingredient for that food some of the livestock that the cattle rancher has on his acres of land -

Thursday, April 2, 2009

we have begun -

well the first step has been accomplished and we have one follower here on the Wall Street Wonder and that is the journy of a thousand miles that has begun with the first step -

Now in the old days when many families worked on farms and big corporations had not been created yet - what was stock - stock was back then and in certain areas on certain farms - livestock which was the family cow - the whole group of cows that the farmers got up and milked or the herd of cows or horses that the rancher might tend to on acres and acres of land - so in general it was always good to at least start out with one head of cattle or stock to keep the family going -

here are a few heads of cattle or whatever you might like to call this family :

I wonder how all of that seems to not exist here in the city at all

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Where is Wall Street?

Perhaps you might think that Wall Street is still confined to that area in Manhattan where a few people started traded a long time ago under a buttonwood tree:

but today the influence and trading practices permeate every segment of our socienty and every day life:

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

The title of this site

wonder |ˈwəndər|
a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar, or inexplicable : he had stood in front of it, observing the intricacy of the ironwork with the wonder of a child.
• the quality of a person or thing that causes such a feeling : Athens was a place of wonder and beauty.
• a strange or remarkable person, thing, or event : the electric trolley car was looked upon as the wonder of the age.
• [as adj. ] having remarkable properties or abilities : a wonder drug.
• [in sing. ] a surprising event or situation : it is a wonder that losses are not much greater.
verb [ intrans. ]
1 desire or be curious to know something : how many times have I written that, I wonder? | [with clause ] I can't help wondering how Stasia and Katie are feeling.
• [with clause ] used to express a polite question or request : I wonder whether you have thought more about it?
• feel doubt : I wonder about such a marriage.
2 feel admiration and amazement; marvel : people stood by and wondered at such bravery | [as adj. ] ( wondering) a wondering look on her face.
• be surprised : if I feel compassion for her, it is not to be wondered at.

Well there are a number of definitions of wonder as you can see - and perhaps I will be able to cover all angles over time - so let's just leave things open for now and see how things develop -