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Can We Stop Sweating?

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On Monday morning, I got a sympathetic email from a fellow Sloper who was asking if I was holding tough on my XLE puts. I assured him that I was, although I mentioned I felt “horrible” at the surge (tinted below in green) which, evidently, was prompted by the latest stupid government program of waste known as the Build Back Better Boondoggle of $1.2 trillion. Mercifully, since then, the thrill of this latest travesty seems to have eased away.