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After the news came out about the drone attack, I was, like all of you, anxiously awaiting the open.
The ES gapped down something like 17 points, then it started climbing. And climbing. And climbing. And, self-pitying whiner that I am, I kept my “God damn it!” and “Son of a bitch” chorus going in my head, as I always do.
With the news about the drone attack against Saudi Arabia this weekend, everyone has been awaited the opening of the electronic markets. The first shot across the bow finally came, with the US dollar plunging. The big event will be an hour from when I’m typing this, when crude oil and equities show up.
Just for fun, here’s a favorite clip from one of the Star Trek movies (I’m pretty sure it’s The Voyage Home). Spock has essentially been reborn and ha to relearn all the relevant knowledge. In the scene, Spock is being quizzed by a group of computers and is blasting through all the answers (being such a smart Vulcan and all), but he is stopped cold by the simple question: How Do You Feel? It’s a funny, poignant scene to which perhaps a few of us can relate.
Preface to all four parts: I am presently short forty-three different equities, and I wanted to share them all with you. I’ve got 20 to share with all members and the other 23 for gold and diamond members only. As always, click on any chart for a large version, and use the right and left arrow icons on the big chart to navigate through the entire set.