Astronauts onboard the SpaceX Dragon capsule approach the International Space Station on May 31st (photo via SpaceX).(more…)
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It is often said that once you have a hammer, everything looks like a nail. So be it with the big market delusion. Since Aswath Damodaran and I published our article “The Big Market Delusion,” evidence of the delusion has been popping up everywhere – at least in my opinion. The latest instance is the market for electric trucks. In fact, this may be one of the best examples yet.(more…)
Through the night, and into the morning, there was a substantial “hey, stocks are cheap!” bounce, but that has absolutely fallen to pieces. More importantly, some important intermediate-term trendlines have failed. Past tense. Failed.(more…)
Let me say from the outset that I don’t think Netflix (NFLX) is headed for any big fall from grace. It has been one of the most annoyingly strong stocks, similar to Amazon, in existence. I will say, however, that I think a clean little H&S pattern is in formation, and I’ve secured September $425 puts on NFLX, since I think the measured move (dashed line) is well out of the range of what the options market anticipates (price cone).