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Thirty Three Years

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Today is the thirty-third anniversary of the great crash of 1987. It was also, by the way, the day of the very first trade I made in my life (fittingly). If you must ask, I went long (yes, long) AAPL. Incredibly, I made a profit, since I held on until December! Yeah, I’ve changed a bit. In any case, here’s a bit of a time capsule, which is fun to watch if for no other reason than the theme song: