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Psst. Hey Meester want to see some dirty stocks?

Posted on Jan 07, 2012 by .

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Is there something shameful about talking about bank stocks?  Or do you just get enraged when contemplating the obscenities of sub-prime loans, manipulation of minorities into unfavorable loan conditions, or robo signers?  Or do you just get high blood pressure contemplating what they did to the country and the economy?  Besides that we’re still personally […]

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Making fun of….

Posted on Nov 27, 2011 by .

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We were trying to decide who to make fun of today–thinking especially of Friedman and Laffer and other unenlightened economists.  Especially after reading Shiller in the Sunday Times  — who rightly warns of the corrosive effect of long term  unemployment and argues for government programs to address the problem.  Government?  Oh yes that was government […]

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Marketwatch and BAC CNOC CTSH EVR MSFT MSPD OTT V ZLCS ZION ALME

Posted on Jan 05, 2011 by .

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Curiosity killed the cat and it’s a wonder it hasn’t killed us.  Or maybe it’s a wonder Marketwatch hasn’t killed us.  There is certainly enough spurious information to choke a horse (a Percheron).  But occasionally we look at stocks in their articles (very suspiciously).  We just looked at this list which was published today, the […]

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BAC. Issues you love to hate…

Posted on Jan 04, 2011 by .

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The WSJ, that repository of Murdoch’s bile had amusing articles last year by Scott Adams, the cartoonist of Dilbert fame.  He noted that one of the criteria he used for his investments was whether he hated the company or not.  He bought companies he hated.  BAC certainly fits that criterion.  If not hateable for itself […]

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TLT, tilts again. This may be it.

Posted on Oct 15, 2010 by .

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Here is a clear signal to short the bonds.  We bought TBT (scaling in).  We also bought the VXX as a volatility play.  These are trades which could turn into trend investments.  At the very least they are reasonably low risk trades and hedge our long trades. When we sold our C and BAC we […]

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