Michel Pireu Columnist

From 25IQ, the Simpsons on money and investing: Homer: "Son, if you want something, you have to work for it. Now quiet! They’re about to announce the lottery numbers." Broker: "Before I execute this order, are you sure you understand the risks of stock ownership?" Homer: "Absolutely!" (A picture of Homer’s brain shows a line of dancers singing We’re in the Money.) "You heard the monkey, make the trade." Homer: "I invested in pumpkins. They’ve been going up the whole month of October and I got a feeling they’re going to peak right around January. Then bang! That’s when I’ll cash in." Homer: "Aw, you can come up with statistics to prove anything, Kent. Forty percent of all people know that." Burns: "Smithers, why didn’t you tell me about this market crash!" Smithers: "Sir, it happened 25 years before I was born." Burns: "Oh, that’s your excuse for everything!" Krusty (dressed as Santa Claus): "Kid, this company’s bust. For years I’ve been giving away free toys and getting cookies in r...

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