How do you avoid being the victim of a drive-by shooting? Answer: Don’t be there when the bullets fly

The Fed decision to raise rates yesterday was met with a positive reaction from investors, who drove stock prices up about 1.5 percent during yesterday’s trading session. This reaction can partially be explained by Janet Yellen’s vigorous efforts to allay fears about the reasoning for this first hike, and the pace of the coming series of hikes we should expect. She made a valid point, stating that the Fed is…

Volt No Va

A long time ago Chevrolet tried to sell the Nova in Mexico.  They just couldn’t understand why it sold really well in the U.S. and other markets, but would not sell in Mexico at all.  Some genius finally realized that no va in Spanish means “no go.” Chevrolet is about to release their new all-electric Chevy Volt.  Reviewers are raving about how the car can go 1,000+ miles on one…