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October 2011



Netflix -- Yowzers

October 24, 2011 – Comments (31) | RELATED TICKERS: NFLX

Netflix from $295/share down to (in after hours right now) $86/share, in three months (with the market as of this moment down a bit less than 10% from its level as of the NFLX high date).  THAT, folks, in the permanent impairment of capital.  Poor Whitney Tilson was about eight months too early on his short call and on his closure of his short.  One hopes the pain out there in Fooldom is not too severe. There is no mockery intended in this post, if you're an NFLX holder.  We all make mistakes.  [more]



No Matter How Conservative You Are, Look at These Charts

October 13, 2011 – Comments (31) | RELATED TICKERS: SPY

I have been a pretty big hater of Henry Blodget for a long time.  But I think he has redeemed himself in my eyes a bit with this chart series.  Aside from two or three slightly misleading ones at the end, this chart series is dead on.  If you are a major fiscal conservative, ask yourself if the honest rebuttal in your mind is as powerful as the rhetorical one you can put down in pixels.  See here.  [more]



Excellent Explanation of Why Euro Crisis is so Scary

October 07, 2011 – Comments (6) | RELATED TICKERS: SPY , UPV , EPV

From the worldwide bloggelspweb:  [more]



JNJ, PG, ABT, WMT Have Now Outperformed S&P, Prior 18 Months

October 03, 2011 – Comments (5) | RELATED TICKERS: JNJ , PG , WMT

I'm just noting the above because it is amusing.  After the all the sturm-and-drang, after the all the Hufflepuffle, all the recommendations and blogs, that's where we're at today.    [more]

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