Allow me a brief personal lamentation. A few blocks from my home is one of the prettiest places in Palo Alto;(more…)
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My name is Tim Knight. I am a human male. My pronouns are he, him, his.
I am married to a human female. That individual’s pronouns are she, her, hers.
Pretty basic, right? Of course, you know by now this is no longer the world we inhabit. Here, for example, is a snippet from the American University:(more…)
Another good day! Yep, I’m entirely short, the market reversed huge, and the ES and NQ are both green, and yet………..profits!
The more exciting thing is the setup that I believe is taking place right now. I’ve lightened up to 43 positions, but I have 45 others waiting in the wings for the right price.
Let me set aside my permabearishness and say that I think financials are primed for a bounce here. Here is XLF:(more…)
Remember our old friend Beacon Roofing? I first started talking about this chap when it burst above its uptrend late in 2017. I think there was a lot of chatter about hurricanes, and people seemed to reach the conclusion that everyone would need a new roof. Since this hurricane-fueled mania, this sucker has been grinding lower, and I was delighted to see it plunged 20% this morning. Here is BECN:(more…)