The Union columnist Boardman’s stock market acumen?

On October 31, The Union columnist George Boardman wrote on George Rebane’s blog: “After learning Sunday that the Trump mask is the most popular political mask this Halloween, I sold the rest of our stocks this morning. We decided around Labor Day that if Clinton wasn’t a clear winner two weeks before election day, we would sell our stocks so that we are in cash election day. I hope I’m not in a position to say I told you so when the markets close Nov. 11.”

Ouch! Here’s how the stock market has done since George sold — it is at record highs. And to think George was once a business writer.screen-shot-2016-11-23-at-2-30-51-pm

Author: jeffpelline

Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for 12 years, and he was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News for eight years, among other positions. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing, swimming, and trout fishing in the Sierra.

One thought on “The Union columnist Boardman’s stock market acumen?”

  1. Meanwhile, on his own blog “Father Superior” (AKA George) is lecturing the major media how to cover Trump. George never made if further than the San Mateo Times. Go figure!

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