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Some of you know that I’m quite bearish energy stocks. I was intrigued, naturally, when I saw this from dorky-lookin’ multi-billionaire David Tepper:
Isn’t that sweet of him? He took valuable time away from his busy schedule to tell pimply-faced Robin Hooders to go out and buy energy stocks. What a mensch! Except………(more…)
Yesterday’s trendline break in both gold and silver (see red arrows) telegraphed an even worse day ahead (which would be today):(more…)
Implied volatility over the past few weeks has managed to blue-ball me worse than my first high school date. At least back then I finally got lucky on the third turn. But this attention whoring bitch tease of a market just keeps on making hot promises but then never puts out. That at least until yesterday afternoon when the FOMC – unexpectedly – put some fear of God into what has become a long term manic depressive but short term over complacent marketplace.(more…)
Adoration Of The Golden Calf. Picture from the 12th Century Hortus Deliciarum of Herrad of Landsberg. Via Wikimedia Commons.(more…)