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Another day, another lifetime high across the board on almost every index that exists. I’m reminded of page 191 in MIchael Lewis’ The Big Short, in which MIchael Burry (who was massively short credit default swaps that, inexpliciably, refused to decline in value as they “should” have) was recounted as doing the following:


I don’t shout out obscenities, but I have been exercising my middle finger, aimed squarely at my screens, quite frequently for the past month.