Exchanging Thoughts

Jay Woods
I go off on tangents, but this is primarily a place to talk markets, current events or anything on my wandering mind
Created 22 Dec 2020
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  • Stop Trading... but why?
    06 Jun 2021 • 6 min read • 7 2
    It happened again this week - the meme stocks went haywire. This time the poster child wasn’t GameStop, but AMC. You can read recaps on the crazy AMC week here and here. My favorite recap is from Josh...
  • Some NYSE Happenings...
    19 May 2021 • 2 min read • 8 0
    There’s been a lot going on at the NYSE these past few weeks. Covid restrictions continue to ease allowing more people to get back to the floor. We’ve seen some of our old media friends return as well...
  • A Salute to all the Moms!
    09 May 2021 • 3 min read • 5 0
    Happy Mother’s Day! If there was ever a year to go over the top to celebrate mom, this is the one. This year I will get to see my mother in person, go out to a restaurant and not worry about killing h...
  • May Day!
    01 May 2021 • 4 min read • 9 2
    Spring is here! There is so much to be excited about. - We are finally getting better weather in the Northeast. - I got to go to my first in-person sporting events in a year and both my teams won. It ...
  • Take Me to the Other Side
    17 Apr 2021 • 6 min read • 6 1
    Today I get my shot. I know, boasting about it is becoming a bit over the top. It reminds me of the line about all the people doing CrossFit. How do you know someone does CrossFit? They’ll tell you. F...
  • Closing Time...
    04 Apr 2021 • 6 min read • 12 8
    A few weeks ago, I wrote about how the pandemic turned our lives upside down. That post generated a lot of discussion and reminiscing. Everyone I spoke with had a crazy story about how they were affec...
  • Quick Hits and Random Thoughts...
    28 Mar 2021 • 3 min read • 8 3
    It’s been a busy week with so many great things happening that I haven’t gotten to spend time focusing on what to blog about. I will definitely be sharing more of what I’ve been up to in the very near...
  • Financial Literacy Month is Coming
    21 Mar 2021 • 4 min read • 9 0
    This week I was surprised to learn that April is Financial Literacy Month. I almost didn't believe it, so I googled it and WOW. Check out this list of observational events coming up in April. There ar...
  • Here Comes Gen-Z...
    15 Mar 2021 • 5 min read • 9 0
    One of the most rewarding parts of my career has been talking to high school and college students about finance. I’ve been doing it for years now. In fact, one of my first memorable talks with a group...
  • March 11th, 2020
    07 Mar 2021 • 6 min read • 12 2
    It’s officially a year since our lives changed forever. No person, no business, nor routine is exactly as it was a year ago. While the effects of the virus were already hitting the markets, it was Mar...
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