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Comments That Might Be Telling

The Republican wave was huge in the House. Not so much in the Senate. In local races though, the Republican wave was really big. State legislatures across the country flipped to Republican control, as did Governors. This election was not …

Risk Off???!!!

From the stocktwits.com feed, and the twitter feed, I get the feeling that all of a sudden the trade is “risk off”. Some of the people I follow are always bearish.  I think it’s a trader’s nature to by cynical. …

Barbara Billingsley RIP

One of my favorite scenes in the movies. Ms. Billingsley was famous as the quintessential mom.

Accredited Investors

In the previous post, I wrote about Second Market.  It’s an interesting company, but like a lot of opportunity, it’s only available to accredited investors.  If a person wants to invest in a start up company, they have to be …

Live Blogging Kirk vs Gianoullias

On NBC’s Meet the Press, left leaning David Gregory is going to moderate the debate between both Illinois Senate candidates. Pre debate bull on now…… Kirk with a red tie, Alexi with a blue! Let’s get to it, why are …

Tip of the Hat to ChicagoBoyz

Reading the ChicagoBoyz.net blog, I came across this post. “Lindsay Lohan, 24, is all over the news because she’s a celebrity drug addict. While Justin Allen 23, Brett Linley 29, Matthew Weikert 29, Justus Bartett 27, Dave Santos 21, Chase …

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 …