Monthly Archives: July 2011

Good advice

And a sensible piece of advice from the Califia Breach Pundit: A suggestion for Boehner and Reid: So why not just concede that you have reached an impasse, and that the only sensible thing to do is to increase the … Continue reading

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Bleah to … bleak

My blogging today hasn’t been very upbeat. I’m going to indulge a bit more. A principle I like to adhere to is to listen to what the people on the front line are saying. I’ve referred to this before, most … Continue reading

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Debt Ceiling Debate, or How to Destroy an Economic Recovery

Following on from my discussion of the ‘temporary’ setbacks to the US economy. The debt ceiling debate/impasse. Many of the respected commentators/pundits I read are saying that the intransigence of the radical Republicans has the potential to severely damage the … Continue reading

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Temporary setbacks & ongoing setbacks

The list of temporary setbacks to the US economy, and then, circuitously, to equites and the stock indices just keeps growing. And these temporary setbacks are joining hands to form a continuous chain. What have we had recently? -Commodity price … Continue reading

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Market dynamics

Amazing what you can see and discern in market behaviour. Yesterday I posted that the market was not short (please excuse the shorthand, of course some participants are/were short, me saying ‘the market is not short’ is just a bit … Continue reading

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Update to recent short building

Prior to last Friday’s cash open I noted an increase in shorts ahead of the recent tops. This is no longer the case. The last few days the shorts have been trimmed back enormously. This component of the fuel for … Continue reading

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Worthwhile Armageddon initiatives :-)

I’m not the ‘Armageddon’ type. Not a ‘doom and gloom’er. It’s wayyyyyyyy tooooooo fashionable, way to much of a populist bandwagon, and, an overwhelming majority of the time, completely wrong. I have ranted many times on this here blog against … Continue reading

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