This has been a glorious week, but I see there’s ONE company that hasn’t gotten the memo: Nvidia. So, moments ago, I bought a bunch of June $270 puts out of nothing but sheer spite. Come and get me!
Slope of Hope Blog Posts
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First Republic Deposit Infusion Fails To Quell The Crisis (by Portfolio Armor)
Janet Yellen Plays J.P. Morgan
According to the four women at Bloomberg who wrote this article, the $30 billion deposit infusion from big banks to First Republic Bank (FRC) was Janet Yellen’s idea:
Jamie Dimon and Janet Yellen were on a call Tuesday, when she floated an idea: What if the nation’s largest lenders deposited billions of dollars into First Republic Bank, the latest firm getting nudged toward the brink by a depositor panic […]
Already the rescue spearheaded by Dimon is sparking comparisons to the Panic of 1907, when J. Pierpont Morgan — who built up the company Dimon now leads — corralled Wall Street financiers into his private library and browbeat them into propping up the Trust Company of America, seeking to stop a string of bank runs that threatened to upend the industry.(more…)
Start Your Engines!
I’m going back in, folks. This is just too good to pass up.(more…)