My rainbow-based warnings about crypto seem to have been well-founded. As I am typing this on Thursday evening, the BTC futures are down thousands more dollars. Of course, this could be nothing more than yet another “buy the dip” opportunity as the prior arrows indicate.(more…)
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Let There Be Light (by Vittorio)
I’d like to share a recent specific lighting development that found intuitive inspiration seventeen years ago with a lab discovery at Vanderbilt University in 2005.
At the very moment of this lab happenstance I sought to create lighting fixtures for the motion picture business knowing any modest success relative to this small entertainment industry would spill into the greater global lighting market and I would be the king of the mountain. And though my instincts were good and correct I’m still happy just to know how fricking smart or dumb I am.
Sure, had I played a better hand I’d be bored in the Bahamas listening to steel drums sipping drinks with umbrellas in them. I would have long ago offered to buy The SOH at any cost- Yes I like it that much to want to own it. LOL.(more…)
The market just closed, so let’s take a fresh look at seven important charts. I’ve put some remarks in the caption area of each one.(more…)
It’s happening. Just look under the surface. Look past AAPL and NVDA. Look at the market as a whole, particularly the meme favorites from the 19-year old “traders” that loiter on /WSB. These stocks, in a rational market, would all be valued at $0.00. But even in this laughably fake market, they are suffering, and gravity’s pull will continue to yank them down toward their honest value.(more…)
Various gambling stocks continue to get pummeled, as the people of Earth realizes that not every single one of us is going to sit at home placing wagers on games or staring at pretty 19 year old women talking about their sex lives.(more…)