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December 2011



Sears Holdings: What's the Strategy?

December 28, 2011 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: SHLD , AMZN , GPS

Way Back When...  [more]



2012: Time to Put Away the Umbrella?

December 19, 2011 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: GOV , FOXA

I consistently look for themes emerging within the U.S. market. I scour news headlines to identify dynamic items that may catch on as dominant storylines. In this pursuit I suppose I am like a baseball scout checking in on dozens of games for a promising pitcher or catcher. The top prospects always get the coverage and are always worth looking for. You spend the time watching them closely because they can help you make money. (Gulf Oil Spill, TARP, Japanese Nuclear Crisis, Deficit Reduction Committee, PIIGS Sovereign Debt Crisis etc.)   [more]



No Good Answers

December 01, 2011 – Comments (3)

Why do MF Global, multinational banks, hedge funds, insurance companies, and others have the ability to leverage their balance sheet by factors of 3, 5 10, 20X the market cap of their entire companies?   [more]