Random Thoughts: A Respite or Reality?

By Todd Harrison  OCT 01, 2008 2:00 PM

Will bulls turn the tide?


Editor's Note: The following was posted in real time on our premium Buzz & Banter. It's being shared here for the benefit of the Minyanville community. See also Where We Are and Where We're Going, Welcome to the Grand Illusion and The Crying Game - Financials in Drag.

It's not about a salary, it's all about reality. - 12:13 pm

A few quick Minyan Housekeeping Items

Answers I Really Wanna Know... - 1:50 pm

OK, I'll break from the format of answers in an attempt to break the frown pattern. 

A few years ago, I was at dinner with a group of people. My friend MJ asked me what I was getting and I told her that the restaurant was known for their penisfish. She asked me what that was and I said, "I think it's a white fish but I'm not sure. The waiter would know." 

When it came time to place our orders, she looked the waiter in the eye and said "How's your penisfish?" Suffice to say we all enjoyed a hearty laugh--even the waiter.

Breathe, Minyans--no matter what happens, they can't take "us" away from us.

Warren Haze - 2:03 pm

With the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) investment of preferred stock in General Electric (GE), coupled with the dilutive $12 billion common stock offering--GE, already a proxy for structural smoke, has become a psychological tell as well.

Engine (turbine) room, more steam!


No positions in stocks mentioned.

Todd Harrison is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Minyanville. Prior to his current role, Mr. Harrison was President and head trader at a $400 million dollar New York-based hedge fund. Todd welcomes your comments and/or feedback at todd@minyanville.com.

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