December 22, 2011

A Christmas Song for Advisors

A little holiday cheer after a very tough year

Holiday season and dashing off to buy presents might give advisors a respite from the market volatility. (Photo: AP) Holiday season and dashing off to buy presents might give advisors a respite from the market volatility. (Photo: AP)

(Sung to the tune of Jingle Bells)

 

Crashing eurozone

With debts they can’t sustain

O'er 6% yields they go

Their rescue plans inane

Budgets of austerity

Declining GDP

The weight of all these credit woes

Has hurt our S&P

 

Oh, nimble sells, closing bells

Nimble all the way

Oh, what fun it is to trade

Amid volatility

Nimble bells, closing bells

Nimble all the way

Oh, what fun it is to trade

Amid volatility

 

Just a few months ago

The Congress had laws made

To raise the U.S. debt ceiling

Too late to avert downgrade

Came the supercommittee

To cut the deficit

On nothing could they agree

Now it's up to Barack or Mitt (?)

 

Oh, nimble sells, closing bells

Nimble all the way

Oh, what fun it is to trade

Amid volatility

Nimble bells, closing bells

Nimble all the way

Oh, what fun it is to trade

Amid volatility

 

Fortunate is the lot

Of he who’s happy with what he’s got

Who spends time with family

Instead of money on what he has not

So forget about the market

This season’s for jollity

But then when you return to work

Invest very carefully

 

Oh, nimble sells, closing bells

Nimble all the way

Oh, what fun it is to trade

Amid volatility

Nimble bells, closing bells

Nimble all the way

Oh, what fun it is to trade

Amid volatility

Reprints Discuss this story
This is where the comments go.