Zoom Communications had their quarterly report after hours (and you can check out the beautifully-formatted news on our Super Summary Page here). Suffice it to say, Zoom bulls are ecstatic after hours, to say nothing of the holders of short-dated call options.(more…)
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I’d like to start off by making clear just how rich my neighbor Mark Zuckerberg is. Let’s say his wealth was frozen at its current level right now. And let’s further say the man’s fetish is to have $1,000,000 in cash piled up in front of him, doused in gasoline, and set ablaze. And, just when its almost entirely burned to a crisp, his puts out the fire by peeing on it (Hey, everyone’s got their kink). So let’s just say that’s what he’s really into.
He could do this little ritual, day in and day out, 365 days a year.……….until the year 2300. Try to picture that (well, not too vividly). A million dollars in free cash is an amount only a tiny, tiny portion of the world’s people ever possesses. And yet this man is able to do his piss-fire ritual without interruption every day for almost a quarter of a millennium. That, on multiple levels, should disgust you.(more…)
Another captured day in a captured market. I’m actually doing fine, thanks to small caps. But, try though they might, they cannot break that goddamned line. That is………..(more…)
Remember Occupy Wall Street? Yowzah, what a radical change that made! I bet the 1% are filled with remorse that they didn’t pay more attention when they had the chance! The arrow marks the mayhem.
It was a pretty big weekend for me.
When I went to bed on Friday night, I owned one house in Palo Alto.
When I woke up this morning, I now own four quarters of a house in Palo Alto. Sweet, huh?
I mean, that’s the logic these days, right?(more…)