No Linkfest This Week

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Linkfest is on Hiatus this week, due to a big family gathering. 

The fest will return next week . . .

Category: Weblogs

Reconciling Cold Weather and a Warming Climate

Yesterday, I criticized those who made the claim that ““Twelve-month long drop in world temperatures wipes out a century of warming” in my usual understated and charming way. I have to admit that the responses surprised me. First, I had no idea so many people rabidly disbelieve that 1) climate change is occurring and 2)…Read More

Category: Psychology, Science, Technical Analysis

What makes an expert?

Category: Markets, Psychology, Trading

From Adjustment to Recession?

Category: Economy

Where foreclosures > # of Homes Sold

Category: Credit, Data Analysis, Economy, Real Estate

Global Warming Denialists: We Suck at Math Also!

Category: Politics, Quantitative, Science, Technical Analysis

Roll Out the Barrel . . .

Category: Commodities, Consumer Spending, Energy

Batten Down the Hatches!

Several weeks ago we discussed the likelihood of a tradable low being put in place. On January 23, 2008, we thought conditions were in place that would allow agile traders to play for a bounce — but advised that long-term investors avoid the sloppy tape. At that time, we suggested an 8, 10, or 12%…Read More

Category: RR&A, Short Selling, Trading

Batten Down the Hatches!

Category: Markets, Psychology, RR&A, Trading

Lindsay!

Walking back from a lunch meeting, and who do I bump into? Lindsey from WallStrip ! She is interviewing people on the street, asking them about the G-Spot, when I recognize her, and stop to say hello.

She asks me about the G-Spot. I respond that since a C-Spot is a $100, a G-spot must be a $1,000. Also, I tell her the female orgasm is a myth.

We do "Long/Short," and I admit to being long female orgasms and short equities.

Fun stuff.  Except for the people who don’t know my sense of humor, and say "Who is this pinhead who thinks the female orgasm is a myth?

Category: Video