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February 2009



The funniest market related post you will read….

February 22, 2009 – Comments (6)

In 2007 I thought the stock market valuations were the most ridiculous thing I had ever seen considering how bad I thought the real estate crash/credit collapse would be.  I was shorting homebuilders and lenders in late 2006 and watching them go up every single day to my disbelief…  Watching month after month of puts go out worthless on companies that are all bankrupt now.  [more]



You want to see what irrational panic looks like, look no farther than today.

February 20, 2009 – Comments (5) | RELATED TICKERS: SPY , IWM , QQQ

I have a strong feeling many long term "buy and holders" are finally dumping into today’s crash.  [more]



Keep it in perspective guys…

February 10, 2009 – Comments (4) | RELATED TICKERS: GDX , GLD , UYG

Today I see quite a few bears claiming victory just like four days ago I saw quite a few bulls claiming victory.  [more]



U.S. Taxpayers Risk $9.7 Trillion on Bailout Programs

February 09, 2009 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: GPS

I hate reposting stories from other places and have only done it one other time in the last year… but this is a MUST READ for EVERYONE.  Also I didn’t see that anyone else had posted it today.  [more]



What was my position on the market in the summer of 2007?

February 07, 2009 – Comments (9) | RELATED TICKERS: SPY , QQQ , IWM

I only started in CAPS in January of 2008, but I had been writing bi-weekly investment newsletters since 2006.   I was just archiving some old e-mails and I found some of them from that time period.  I thought I would post some of that out here just for fun.  Here are excerpts from those newsletters word for word.  [more]

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