Are you having any dizzy spells as a world of information keeps spinning around you? The markets on Bay and Wall streets fell so fast they had to stop trading for a few minutes to let everyone catch their financial breath.
The price of oil sank with Saudi Arabia and Russia in a war of words about cutting output. As the big powers played chicken, we ordinary folks watched our investments slide uncontrollably.
It was a one-two punch. The disease and the arguing made the price of oil too volatile for the system.
Some prefer to hunker down in a fort made of toilet paper.
But hey, there’s nothing wrong with being prepared.
Let me know what you plan to do.
Bob Layton is the news manager of the Corus Edmonton group of radio stations.