Risk is a price you pay for opportunity

The economy was in a downfall, hundreds of thousands of people were losing their jobs on a monthly basis. Stocks went on sale with the S&P 500 and The Dow Jones industrial average in full bear territory. Home prices were down, home foreclosure was on the rise, people were defaulting on their mortgage loans. Lehman Brothers and some other banks were closing down, General Motors and Chrysler filed for bankruptcy. The…