Friday, November 30, 2012

European stocks closed generally mournful and reflective

Paris          -0.33%
London      -0.06%
Frankfurt +0.06%

The headline was inspired by a bit of genius at FT Alphaville on Monday:
Five seven five / Is unsustainable, so / Haircut to seven
One of the following is an autumnal haiku composed on Twitter by Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council. But which is it?

The night has fallen
The bare branches can be seen
Even more lonely

A season of mists
And of mellow fruitfulness
But not you; you’re Greek

Wet leaves, brown, rotting
Keep bloody slipping on them
Look, Spain metaphor

I've made the attempt to nail the format twice on this blog, here's one of 'em:
"Currency devaluation reflects silently on still and glassy water."
Auspicious update, below.

Traditional Japanese view of the cherry blossoms (sakura) with reflecting water and a shrine (the Jefferson Memorial) in Washington, D.C..

Invest in Kirin
Mindfulness overrated
Sensei insensate 
Not even close.