By Michael Ballanger – Re-Blogged From http://www.Gold-Eagle.com
- “secret or dishonest activity or maneuvering.” as in “widespread financial shenanigans had ruined the fortunes of many”
- “silly or high-spirited behavior; mischief.”
To start off, I find it astounding that of all the ways that dictionaries might cite the usage of the word “shenanigans”, they elected to discuss it in its context to the financial industry and how shenanigans have “ruined the fortunes of many”. To wit, as we move into the month of May, we are entering the six-month period during which stock prices have historically faltered, setting up the old saw that one should “sell in May and go away”.