Call me crazy but I think that upside from here is capped into the election.
- I have two words for the Oakland Raiders: draft pick.
- A litany of sub-sectors have given the technical thumbs up to investors. A worthy wink or a trippy trap?
- Crude has reversed and is trading lower on the session. That makes 12% in the last week and comes just in time for the election.
- Shop 'till you drop?
- The only difference between being right and being early is whether you've still got the trade on when it hits.
- Can it be a coincidence that terror jitters and an oil spill immediately preceded the presidential election? Sure it can, but it still seems a bit convenient for my taste--particularly since I mapped out both last month.
- One "woof" for Hoofy and two "woofs" for Boo!
- The brokers have told you all you need to know about the direction of the broader market.
- "I am seeing absolutely no put buying either now right before the election nor have I seen much the last several months. I am seeing a lot of overwriting: selling calls against long stock. Overwriting is not a real hedge; it is like saying there is little upside, but little downside from investors who hold the equity. There is complacency." -John Succo on today's Buzz.
- The other side of urban living.
- Starting tomorrow, I'll be arriving in the 'Ville at 9am.
- The beta chase continues in the net space as investors piling into a crowded internet sector.
- I will be out Friday as I join my family in a trek to Rubyville to surprise my grandmother for her birthday.
- David Miller will be on Bloomberg television today at 2:45 EST to discuss stem cell research, the election and California proposition 71.
- Crude, which was up a quick percent out of the gate, is now down almost 4% in Monday trade.
- Twenty percent of all road accidents in Sweden involve a moose
- Everyone--and I mean EVERYONE--believes that we'll see a post-election pop. The question is then begged: if folks are positioned to the rally, have they already done their buying?
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