Some of the best advice I ever received

In these troubled economic times when I'm often tempted to take the remaining pittance I have accumulated out of the stock market, stuff it in a sock, find my nearest member of the legislative branch and beat him senseless with it, I am constantly reminding myself of the advice given to me long ago about playing the market:

"Bears make money. Bulls make money. Pigs make no money. Don't be a pig, son."

Mostly, after all this time, I think I know what he meant.

I wish others did too.