It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Question Thank you! Oops! Related Contents Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering. The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean? Impact of Taxes and Inflation Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.