Focusing in on a subset of my short positions, here are the energy-related positions:(more…)
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Just to recap the final poll………..it looks like the majority was right:(more…)
The crypto-loonies were absolutely giddy a week ago. Their king, Bitcoin, has soared \to $14,000. Just think, if you have only invested $100,000 in Bitcoin, you’d have over $70,000 by now! Anyway, easy come, easy go.(more…)
In a twisted way, I love days like this. All the doe-eyed good news is splattered out there, and I can sell into the strength. I was at a mere 18 shorts this morning. Now I’m up to 51, and climbing every minute.
One item I covered way too soon, but mentioned many a time as a short, is Macerich. I seem to have trouble accepting that things can grind their way down toward zero, but it takes a long while (like, say, Pier One). I’m not long anything right now including, sadly, patience.
Big up day, might as well share some favorite bullish charts.(more…)
It’s going to be a historic day in the market. After the big G20 and North Korea news, we were all waiting for the Sunday open. As expected, equities ripped higher. Although they seemed to be backtracking briefly, they shook off the selling and, as of this post (a couple of hours before the start of regular trading hours), the ES is at record highs.(more…)