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The Simple Truth

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In a market like this, I’m a fool. In years to come, I will be considered a prophet (I hope so, at least!). I prefer the prophet, I’ve got to tell you. It was a cool little business, and it’s a cool little role – – ex post facto, of course. Being bearish in a world where a firm like Twitter can garner a $25 billion valuation is no walk in the park. Try it sometime. (And as for the likes of Nouriel Roubini, they’re going to claim to have been bearish, but that’s a crock of crap; they turned coats long ago). (more…)