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...


Do we have the capability to eliminate booms and busts in economic activity? The answer in my judgment is no, because there is no tool to change human nature. Too often people are prone to recurring bouts of optimism and pessimism.

– Alan Greenspan