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The Great Promotion

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May, 2012:  “Gary = Dumb Investor”, which was a memorable comment
response (among many) to the SeekingAlpha version of this bullish
article:  Dumb Money Sold in May and Went Away

Presently, I am an “idiot” and a “doomer” for being ‘risk vs. reward’ bearish on the US markets.

Excerpted from NFTRH 225:

The Great Rotation Promotion

Promotion (Dictionary.com): something devised to publicize or advertise a product, cause, institution, etc.

The title implies a bear writer about to write bearish things.  I get
it.  I guess I am a bear writer now because I can no longer be a bull
writer.  That is because my b/s detector is calibrated to its most
sensitive setting and usually begins sounding early.  The b/s detector
went off early last May and the bullish analysis had to endure through a
very volatile summer.  Now it is the same, in reverse.

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I Think We’ve Turned the Corner

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0215-happyBearThis is as unscientific as it gets, but I think we bears might be getting an upper paw here. This is the second day in a row I've been totally short and have shown a profit all day long in spite of the market being bid up by TPTB. (The Russell is, once again today, making an all-time high price, higher than at any time in human history).

Something tells me our bullish friends may be out of gas. We'll see…….

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