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While COVID-19 shut down movie production around the world, and delayed the release of the upcoming 25th official James Bond film…
The virus panic and response to it created a new secret agent.
Bond… SHY Bond.(more…)
As a follow-up to my Spare a Quid, Guv’ner? post from yesterday, in which I wrote:
Looking quite closely, you can see how this plays out, even to the penny. I daresay for those who are crazy enough to defy the power of Amazon and its kin, this might be an opportune time to go long QID.
Ever since the psychotic criminal Jerome Powell completed the destruction of the United States by pledging trillions of buy infinite amounts of junk bonds, one would assume those instruments would do nothing but go up. (In a fit of unhinged megalomania, Powell incessantly states there is “no limit” to how much he can do).
After all, he partnered with the vermin Larry Fink, the Blackrock billionaire, to buy unlimited quantities of JNK, LQD, and dozens of other instruments which the soulless and venal Fink would sell to Powell. Absolutely disgusting. What’s curious is that these things have not been going up every day, as one might expect.(more…)
With every single short position instantly profitable this morning, I have decided to augment my positions with these some new ones. I am presently 173% committed with 81 individual equity shorts. And now I know how Joan of Arc felt.(more…)
If there’s one small thing that could have been pointed to as a plausible, albeit small, success story over the past 3.5 year political nightmare, it was the U.S./China trade deal. There was nothing epic about it, to be sure. The bluster surrounding it dwarfed the reality of the soybean-buying, purchase-promising pages, but it was a small success nonetheless.
Well, that lilliputian victory has been zeroed out as well(more…)