This was from almost half a century ago. Here we see Marlon Brando reflecting upon his refusal to show up for the Oscars. Watch the interview, and you can see what a thoughtful, gentle person he was, and how he carefully takes time to make himself understood. What a marvelous contrast to the way things are handled today. (And I’m not even referring to the fact that the big controversy back then was a gentle speech by a Native American as opposed to some guy smacking another guy in the face).
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In spite of the eye-rolling rally on Monday, the financial sector (by far my biggest exposure in my live positions) continues to weaken. Here are the regional banks, by way of the ETF symbol KBE, which has (1) broken its key supporting trendline (2) is getting within spitting distance of completing a topping pattern, assuming it breaks under that horizontal.(more…)
I seriously wish they would make these things bigger, because I love this kind of thing – – and I’d love to see more detail! Anyway, just for fun………
We haven’t looked at the outside-North-America funds in a bit, but they look at dynamite as ever on the short side (provided they don’t slice above the key horizontal lines provided):(more…)
I watched a very interesting video about trucking (a topic about which I know almost nothing) and learned quite a bit; I suggest you give it a watch, since it’s funny and informative:(more…)