First, a word of advice if you have any stocks or mutual
funds: don’t check your portfolio.
Since the Brexit referendum passed, things have been pretty
much of a mess, thanks to our friends in the United Kingdom who decided to
be less united to their friends on the Continent.
Of course, the union of the UK with the EU was always a bit
more of a marriage of convenience than a bond of eternal love. What current
events are revealing is what happens when such a marriage is seen as too
inconvenient by one of the partners.