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Good Guy Wins Video

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I remember to this day what it felt like to walk out of the Aquatic Club in my home town as a ten-year old boy and see an open space where my I had left my bike earlier. My Schwinn wasn’t anything particularly special, but to me, it was the only nice thing I owned.

Thus, when I saw this video of how a guy whose bike was stolen tracked down the person who stole his bike, it was pretty gratifying. Enjoy:

TLT Retests Major Support (by Springheel Jack)

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I'm leaning bearish for the rest of the year, though very much with an open mind that it could go the other way. One thing I've been watching and writing about as very important for the bear case for the remainder of 2012 is what's happening on TLT. Major support is at 123.5 to 124, and that was tested last Thursday. TLT bounced there, formed an IHS that never broke up, and then retested the lows yesterday. If we are to see a resumption of the uptrend on bonds, this is the likely place to see that happen. If support fails however then TLT will most likely fall considerably further (targets on the chart below), and that will give a considerable following wind to equity bulls. The strength of this support level is best seen on the 60min chart: