June 2018

Dave Canal
June 18, 2018

Today it might be hard to grasp, but when I was 21 there were clients who hired me because I was “a kid.” They hoped I would become “a gunslinger.”   Even in the 1960s, fear of the market still existed from the crash of 1929.  To be called a Gunslinger was an accolade applied only to the best money managers.   Of course, I wasn’t one of them...


During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.”

– Bernard Baruch