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SlopeFest V from Vegas

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Well, I felt like a complete turd-monkey for missing it, but SlopeFest V went off without a hitch. I really wish I could have been there, but two things prevented me from doing so; (1) back-to-back family obligations and (2) the complete lack of a market drop which would have caused me to cheer so lustily that I would have shucked the aformentioned obligations to join my friends. (more…)

Priceline Target

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I long-ago abandoned trying to make sense of Priceline’s popularity as a company. I’ve tried to use the service many times, and I wasn’t impressed, but that’s just one person’s experience. This stock lurches to lifetime highs on a near-constant basis.

Based on the latest break, I’d say it’s going to keep churning higher until it reaches a measured move of about $835. This is very similar to what happened last time. (more…)