Errr, are they making this a little too obvious? Anyone getting the sense maybe there’s a pattern here?(more…)
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I’ve joked and mocked the man from time to time, but I’ve refrained since I’m weary of getting pissed-off emails form Slopers who adore and worship him. I don’t have the time or the interest, so I just avoid the topic altogether. But, orders are orders, and since my company is indeed an American company, I need to get busy looking for alternatives to China. So if I seem distracted, please understand that I’m simply doing my job. The boss has spoken.(more…)
A few minutes ago, I woke up as I typically do, reaching blearily for my iPad at the side of the bed, interested to see what color the ES and NQ are. This morning was especially important, since I didn’t know precisely when the Powell speech details were going to be released.
Through my bleary eyes, for a millisecond I thought I was a green “60” (in other words, the ES up 60 points) and my heart skipped a bit, but the screen refreshed and it showed both the ES and NQ down double digits. Apparently whatever it was that made them spike down had happened just a few seconds before I turned on my iPad (good timing on my part), so I fired up Twitter to see what was going on.(more…)
Without exaggeration, I truly find recent recent business news to be stomach-turning:
I think there should be something called “The Amazon Effect“, which is a delusion much of the public holds that, if only they could get onto some hot new IPO, they could make the fortune they should have made if they had bought AMZN when it came out. Thus, we get stuff like this from the Spring:(more…)
Let me say at the outset – – because by GOD I don’t want to get any emails on the topic – – this isn’t bashing the guy. I just think, as a signal, these tweets cannot be beat. Sure beats the holy hell out of Elliott Wave.
Remember the blowout earnings and huge rally with Google (oh, sorry, ALPHABET) a couple of weeks ago? It’s toast.