One of our voices has fallen silent.
A Look Back at Some of Bill Meehan's Columns
It's very hard to choose a few of his best columns to highlight on this page. Bill was very accurate in many of his calls, but instead of selecting his most prescient market picks, we opted to link to some of the pieces in which his voice rang through most clearly. His regular readers know his signature style. A pop-culture fan, he quoted celebrities like Mr. T and Alfred E. Neuman almost as often as legendary market pros like Dick Arms.
His silence is a void we all feel, and his voice is sorely missed by us all.
If you have time to read no other columns, click on this one. It says a lot about him.
Bill reflects on the information age before the dawn of a new year.
This piece injects his renowned sense of humor into a tough market.
Bill sends a message of hope amid the 'vicious' environment of the Street of Dreams.
After a celebratory day on Wall Street, Bill anticipates his Hawaiian getaway.
With no time to crow over his correct market call, Bill pens a missive while admiring a Hawaiian sunset.
Bill gets philosophical while quoting Yogi Berra.
In spite of years of experience, he never missed the chance to learn something new -- and to admit it.
In the same column, he quotes Tom Siebel and Alfred E. Neuman without a pause.
Calling a bottom comes back in vogue, and Bill points out the ironies.
These are the last words we heard from Bill on our site, written a day before the tragedy.
In lieu of flowers, the Meehan family asks that