Risk Management: It's All About Discipline

Jun 23 2006 | 9:13pm ET

By Mark Smith, Guest Columnist  

Oh how times have changed! Markets down, volatility up, dollar down, interest rates up, gold down (well, this week anyway). A lot going on in the world with terrorists, wars, nuclear threats, oil threats and options being back dated…gh! Many years ago some smart person said, "With adversity comes opportunity." Right, they never had to trade these markets! That's why God created shrinks, single-malt scotch and risk managers to help us through these trying times.

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