In high school, a funny Czechoslovakian boy was simultaneously captain of the debate team and the soccer team.
The resource markets used to be more predictable. Seasonal cycles used to hold more sway. Time was, in the junior exploration sector anyway, when the dog days of summer gave way to the cool breezes of autumn, resource stocks firmed up. It was like clockwork – holidaying brokers’ folded up their beach gear, migrated back to the city and put resource stocks back on their client’s radar (I’m thinking back pre-2012 here).