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Interesting Data Points

Strike this morning in the UK.  Public workers walked out.  Paraphrasing Neil Diamond, “This will come to America.” UK government eliminates many tax breaks for the middle class, a defacto tax hike. Milton Friedman would be happy about this.  Tax …

Bank of Japan Meeting

Two day meeting of the Bank of Japan starts today, tonight if you are in the US. Asian markets are bid on the expectation that the BOJ will take more steps to devalue the Yen.  This is a race to …

Women Saves Self With Zucchini

Linked to this article.  A woman when confronted with a Grizzly in Montana used a zucchini to scare him away.  This brings up some thoughts.  Did the Bear have adequacy issues? And reminded me of this:

Home Depot Founder Tells It Like It Is

Long, but worth your time. He is right. Big companies will only get bigger and are unaffected. It’s the little guy. Government policies are creating mega companies, and limiting the growth of the little guy.

Heh-Heh

This is pretty funny. Creative too. Click HERE.

Warriors Watch

A friend of mine helps out an organization called Warriors Watch.  When wounded guys come back from Iraq and Afghanistan, they do what they can to help them out.  Here is one way for people to help. USMC Cpl John …

Interview With My Futures Network

Did an interview today. To show you how far things have come, we did it in an iChat, AIM, Yahoo!Messenger format! Cool. Here is the link. LINK. If you want to follow the linked blog, follow him on Twitter at …

Got Some Questions, Fresh Out of Answers

If anything, the events of the past few days have me more confused than usual. I’ll spell it out, would love to hear your answers in the comments.  Guess you might say, “I’m Uncertain“. Obama has an Economic Summit on …

Bomb Plot

When I read that someone was arrested for trying to blow a bomb off at Wrigley Field a few thoughts ran through my head. I know that White Sox fans have an irrational hate for Cubs fans, but this is …

If You Were Thinking Ahead-You Thought SPAM

Sometimes when trading, you can out think the market.  Sometimes, you think through and make a good decision.  When Obama was elected in November of 2008, the market was on its ass.  Buying the entire market didn’t do you much …

Women Getting More PhD’s

Study in Inside Higher Ed.  Women for the first time are getting more PhD’s than men.  Over the past few years, more women are applying to college versus men as well.  Over the last ten years, the shift has been …

Women Getting More PhD's

Study in Inside Higher Ed.  Women for the first time are getting more PhD’s than men.  Over the past few years, more women are applying to college versus men as well.  Over the last ten years, the shift has been …

Sometimes You Need a Little Levity

When I was standing in formation at the Air Force Academy, we basic cadets were all depressed.  An upperclassman walked by twirling his sabre, “A little levity basics, a little levity.  I want to hear a little jocularity.” As I …

It’s Friday

Virtually every Friday the market drops. But so far not today. The market is defying gravity today.  The market seems a bit oversold anyway-so a bit of a rally isn’t surprising.  There is still no volume out there.  No conviction. …

It's Friday

Virtually every Friday the market drops. But so far not today. The market is defying gravity today.  The market seems a bit oversold anyway-so a bit of a rally isn’t surprising.  There is still no volume out there.  No conviction. …