It’s getting ugly in the San Francisco zone, people!(more…)
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I’ve got to work on one of my time-consuming but cool “anecdote from the past” posts; in the meanwhile, I’ll say this: anyone who thinks that crypto is experiencing some kind of resurgence is misinformed. One look at the $BTC volume will cure you of that notion. Crypto – – like drones and 3D print – – was a fad, and one which sucked down countless hundreds of millions of dollars of investment that’ll never be seen again. No matter what Altucher wants you to believe.
Imagine a retail sap who wanted to get an objective viewpoint about this hot new IPO he heard about, Slack Technologies (symbol WORK). He figures the professionals who are paid millions of dollars per year to dissect such things must know what they are doing, so he finds the research, such as here:(more…)
One of the standout momentum stocks of the past year has been Planet Fitness, but it’s become quite evident that a reversal of fortune has taken place. The topping pattern is complete, and even at these levels, the P/E ratio is more akin to a biotech startup than a company that sells memberships to people who sign up for the gym but don’t bother showing up.
The bloom certainly seems to be off the Treasury Bond rose as of late.(more…)
It’s only been dead two weeks, but I’m already nostalgic for the Trade War. Oh, did I say dead? I simply meant paused. You know as well as I do that after we once again go through the charade in a few weeks, we’ll be right back to where we were, only worse. I don’t know why they put us through this. Keeping up appearances, I guess.
Let’s look at the three main events since then:(more…)