Sorry!! The article you are trying to read is not available now.
Thank you very much;
you're only a step away from
downloading your reports.

A letter to a friend...


Dear Bill,

I just wanted to thank you for working through me. There is no question in my mind that since this day two years ago, my life has changed. I have become a much better person, husband, father, and analyst. Each day when we spoke and you referred to me as a "swine" (also the personalized license plate on you car), or some other Irish slur - you reminded me that it is not only ok to be different, it is essential.

And sure were different! Not because of the exterior stuff that everyone watched on TV (on a CNBC interview, Bill wore a Hawaiian shirt), but the way that you brought perspective to the game of life we are in. As you know, we have our issues, but at the end of the day...who doesn't. In addition, not one day has gone by without me thinking of you with either a laugh or a tear. As a matter of fact, Patty (my wife) and I were laughing Tuesday about how we used to play liars poker over a couple (times ten) of cocktails down at the seaport years ago.

One thing is for sure, if I ever needed perspective and an honest answer for a problem, I knew who I could call. I want you to know it isn't any different today. Thanks for providing some clarity and perspective from above and keep talking through me - trust me I need your help! You wouldn't believe this, but the other day someone said I was way better than I used to be. Pretty coincidental huh?!

Your "swine" pal


P.S. - Maureen sold your car - but only after she let Danny (youngest son) drive it...LOL
You should have heard BIl's wife laugh at the PS.
The information on this website solely reflects the analysis of or opinion about the performance of securities and financial markets by the writers whose articles appear on the site. The views expressed by the writers are not necessarily the views of Minyanville Media, Inc. or members of its management. Nothing contained on the website is intended to constitute a recommendation or advice addressed to an individual investor or category of investors to purchase, sell or hold any security, or to take any action with respect to the prospective movement of the securities markets or to solicit the purchase or sale of any security. Any investment decisions must be made by the reader either individually or in consultation with his or her investment professional. Minyanville writers and staff may trade or hold positions in securities that are discussed in articles appearing on the website. Writers of articles are required to disclose whether they have a position in any stock or fund discussed in an article, but are not permitted to disclose the size or direction of the position. Nothing on this website is intended to solicit business of any kind for a writer's business or fund. Minyanville management and staff as well as contributing writers will not respond to emails or other communications requesting investment advice.

Copyright 2011 Minyanville Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Featured Videos