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June 2010



25 Economic Indicators.. do they say Double Dip? nah.

June 30, 2010 – Comments (23)

In CAPS and in the mainstream media lately, there has been plenty of prattling about how the market is about to crash, or that a normal correction in the markets is truly the prelude to S&P below 666. Yes, there is lots of fear and dismal perspective of late.  The two major drivers are the troubles of Europe and the gulf.  But is our economic recovery really collapsing as we speak?  And should we sell out of our stocks in panic?  [more]



May 6th Flash Crash Cause Found

June 24, 2010 – Comments (11)

 I saw this story on today, and thought it is worth bringing to attention here.  A company called Nanex has published their analysis of the May 6th "Flash Crash", and found a compelling cause/storyline.  Here is their analysis, I recommend reading it - though it is quite long and detailed.   [more]



Carnegie, a story of capitalism

June 18, 2010 – Comments (1)




Time for a bullish blog!

June 14, 2010 – Comments (11)

Since I've seen a widespread reappearance of bearishness and fear lately, I felt it was about time to post again on the current state of macro-affairs.    [more]



BP may have been spilling 40,000 barrels per day.

June 10, 2010 – Comments (16) | RELATED TICKERS: BP

From WSJ:  [more]



Cancelled my XM radio today.

June 04, 2010 – Comments (12) | RELATED TICKERS: SIRI

I first signed up for the XM radio about 2 years, after finding a used one at a yard sale.  I thought "awesome, now I can get Brewers and Packers on the radio + better local music!".  At the same time, I got excited, and bought in some 1000 shares at $0.86 /share.  I saw the company almost go out of business, I thought, what a shitty investment.    [more]

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