Not Enough Mojo for a Turnaround Tuesday

By Jeff Macke  OCT 27, 2009 2:50 PM

The market has had a mild but concerning pullback.

 


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Greetings from New York, where the best trade I’ve made since moving here was jumping on the Yankee (WIN) bandwagon when A. Rod was going through his off-season of misery. You can’t just move someplace and become a fan of a team on top. I shopped around, found the Mets a loathsome Robert Moses project. In contrast, the Yankees are first class, colorful (I spent 15 years in San Fran; steroids in baseball are just a demonstrable desire to win to me) and you don’t really “get” Jeter unless you live here.

So, having dispensed with my pleasant thoughts, let's turn to the market:
 


Bringing us full circle and back to cheery non sequiturs; taking my son skating last week has been on my mind ever since. It’s not just that I was watching a miniature version of me dragging himself off the ice for an hour straight, just like his old man did 36 years ago. It was also the smell of an arena. You could blindfold anyone who played hockey as a kid and drop them in any high school rink in the country and they would know where they were immediately. The places simply have echoes and odors that don’t exist anywhere else.

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