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Random Thoughts


Did you know that I have the best selling shirts on Main Street?


  • I started watching JFK (the movie) last night and got completely caught up in it. If you're a fellow conspiracy theorist, I highly recommend it!

  • Watch TRAN 2560 (transports) as an inflection point (June highs).

  • With the turnover on Wall Street, I guess I'm edgin' towards the old school after 13 years. Frank the Tank!

  • If you don't see it, don't force it. Those are the trades that get you in trouble.

  • 1015 is to S&P what 1265 was to NDX.

  • Peanut Butter Jelly time!

  • If you earn twenty thousand dollars a year, one minute of your time is theoretically worth 17 cents. It's spiritually worth infinitely more.

  • Retail acts well today.

  • $350 continues to be an area of contention for gold.

  • Student Minyans--and yes, that includes the 2003 National Baseball Champion Rice Owls--please help us out by telling your finance clubs about the critters!

  • Lehman brothers is chatting up a positive asbestos story (ruling on Thursday).

  • I've started to see some macro selling (above S&P 1000).

  • Chocolate manufacturers use 40% of the world's almonds.

  • Do I agree that the recent M&A activity will be a boon for the brokers? Nah--but perception is reality in this business and as long as 'others' believe, it'll help those names (until it doesn't).

  • I'm not your brah!

  • The Russell 2000 is tickling through the June highs.

  • Questioning our government isn't only our right, it's our responsibility.

  • The two sides of my hairline seem intent on meeting in the middle. Joy.

  • The OSX is overdue for a bounce. It's 200-day moving average is at 87.87....if ya care.

  • If Turkey and Hungary bordered on each other, it would solve a lot of problems.

  • How many of your friends (outside the market) see a discernable uptick in business? Me either.

  • Why is it that miserable people want everyone to know it but happy people are content keeping to themselves?

  • If you're reading this and you're not a Minyan, please take the time to register--it's the right thing to do.

  • See the S&P trendline on the 5-day chart?

  • It's a market of stocks, not a stock market.

  • Happy Birthday nephew Bradley!
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