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The world hates bears. The people of Earth would rather the market go up 20% every year, without interruption, and anything or anyone getting in the way of that is a problem. Therefore, if we actually get an honest-to-God bear market going, I fully expected that eventually there would be the typical horseshit of making short-selling illegal, trying to shut down people like me, and so forth.
I figured it would take a pretty severe slaughter to get them going, but, no, here we are maybe 2% off the highest levels of the history of the universe, and these pantywaists are alreadyscreeching and shrieking and getting their panties in a bunch:
Many times have I affirmed my fondness for my chosen profession (if we dare give it such a lofty name) in life. Slope’s blessed subscribers make it possible, and thus I am allow to to do what I love – – think, write, and create – – all under the guise of gainful employment.
And yet this weekend I was thinking about a very different kind of work………….