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July 2009



Do you think that the Federal Reserve can understand if it's animated?

July 26, 2009 – Comments (13)

Do you think that the problems with the monetary situation would be easier for the government and the Federal Reserve folks to understand if we wrap it in a cartoon?  I doubt that this can stay around long, so I will also refer you to - the home of this cautionary tale.  [more]



Nomination for Best Pitch in a Comedy 2009: Ultralong Petroalgae

July 24, 2009 – Comments (6)

I realize that CAPS doesn't have an Oscar or Emmy or Tony Award.  We don't even have a So You Think You Can Sing/Dance/Hula Hoop/Kick-a-Fieldgoal/Drive contest.  So, no MoFies -  [more]



Do you consider safety when you are on blog sites? A List of Security Tips

July 13, 2009 – Comments (5)

How safe are blog sites?  I'm not targeting CAPS or any other specific site.  The following article is from SANS Institute  (  copyright 2009) and offers some specific items to consider when blogging.  I am passing it along because the information was of value to me and may be of value to you as well.  Stay safe.  [more]



Columbia and some Excellent EW Charts - Support your local CAPS representative on

July 06, 2009 – Comments (13)

(With my apologies to Columbia, who will be taken a bit by surprise at this blog)  I would like to present to you a series of EWT Charts on various aspects of the market.  I am simply not good enough to create them.  However, Columbia1 is good enough to create charts that can be used for guidance.  He has been doing this for some time for those interested in Technical Analysis within CAPS.  Columbia has taken his expertise to a competition level outside of CAPS.  Columbia has posted a series of TA charts in the monthly competition on  He is the only member of CAPS that I know of that has attempted this.  Charts submitted to this competition are voted on (one vote per person per day) with prizes to the winners.    [more]

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