I gotta tell ya, this sort of thing turns my stomach:
Well, the day following one of the most vicious market routs in history, MarketWatch has wasted no time in encouraging people to jump right back in:
And, just in case you need something specific, here’s this none-too-subtle hint:
I’m all for this kind of mass-media sheep-cheerleading nonsense. Buy, buy, buy! I need higher prices for shorting!
I’ve written about American Girl before, such as this post. For those unacquainted with American Girl, it started off as a doll-based means for girls to learn about different periods of U.S. history, but it has developed into a phenomenal retail success story of overpriced Chinese-made junk sold in branded stores in high-end shopping malls (like, oh, say, the Stanford Shopping Center). It’s a big deal for the 9-12 year old crowd.
Time for a bit of self-indulgence; I’m taking my family out to a matinee of Pixar’s Inside Out. See you later!
Slope Cinema proudly presents, free of charge, one of my favorite movies from when I was a kid: