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There’s only 75 days between now and Election Day. I’m retaining my pledge not to chime in on political matters (and have been doing a yeoman’s job, if I may say so), but come Election Day, it’s going to be a free-for-all (I will still zip my lips until after the voting is done, but in comments, I know it’s going to be wild).
Some of you were here on November 8, 2016. There were over 5,000 comments that night! I was frantically putting up posts as we kept getting over 500 comments per………..
I’m really looking forward to this place on November 3rd. What comes after…………not so much.
It seems folks believe that things are going back to exactly how they used to be Real Soon Now. I find this particularly reflected in restaurant stocks. Gloomy sourpuss that I am, meh, I don’t think so. My view is that we’ve simply pushed prices back up to major reversal levels. I offer you the following dark visions of doomed dining.
I’ve mentioned my 100% commitment in my options account to my October 16 $34 puts on the Brazilian fund EWZ. I noticed something curious last week which another reader wrote me about: this fund’s propensity to shoot up higher in the morning and then retreat afterwards. Even in the past couple of days, we can see this plainly: