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June 2009



CSI: Detroit, the Autopsy

June 17, 2009 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: TM

Bob Brinker had an automotive journalist on his Saturday talk show. I found it quite illuminating to get the perspective of someone who knows cars, rather than folks like TMF and myself who pour over 10K’s. I heartily recommend you get ahold of this interview.   [more]



VXX & VXZ == wait, before you click the “BUY” button

June 16, 2009 – Comments (0)

[VIX options are a measure of stock market volatility traded on the CBOE]  [more]



Treasury Yield’s Up = Boo, Hiss…Oh, wait

June 13, 2009 – Comments (3)

Please: if any of you Fools understand this macroeconomics horse hockey any better than I, please help. The ‘risk free rate of interest’ is an important number in any number of geeky financial equations. I know what various textbooks and CFA tutorials say. Problem: what the mass media reports bear no relation to what the academic texts say.   [more]



GM’s Saturn = $100M = hahahahaha…

June 08, 2009 – Comments (3) | RELATED TICKERS: GM

Penske’s group reportedly picked up Saturn for $100M (Bloomberg). Congrats, Rog, for picking up a bargain. To those who think GM will emerge from bankruptcy bigger, stronger, and more muscular than ever, I say: hahahahah…  [more]

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