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The Rain in Ukraine

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Well. How about that, huh?

Having finished The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich a couple of weeks ago, I learned a thing or two about deception when it comes to countries in Europe doing their invasion-thang. What’s actually happening over there now, who knows, but what I can tell you is my “Buy Gold and Short Everything Else” philosophy seems to be working out quite nicely as of late.

I am typing this about half an hour before the opening bell (I often say that during tumultuous times, just in case the market is in a radically different place when you finally get the chance to read this post), but as of this tippity-typing on my keyboard, it certain seems that certain support levels are being threatened in the world of equities: