Financial adviser Jeffrey Smith recently watched a once-confident client scrawl his fears across a legal pad during a discussion of stock investments: "Congressional stalemate," "unemployment," "European crisis," "corruption."
The client, retiree Nicholas Zerebny, later recalled how his thoughts strayed to Edvard Munch's "Scream" paintings. In the middle of the page, Mr. Zerebny drew a crude version of the iconic screaming face.
"That's how I feel right now," he told Mr. Smith.
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Posted December 11, 2012 at 1:00 pm
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