Monthly Archives: February 2012

LTRO2 done

LTRO2 out of the way now. Is it a case of ‘sell the fact’ now its done? Or is the BTFD trade still the driver … along with AAPL? The ES RTH opens in about 25 mins, its currently a … Continue reading

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Ding-ding?

Interesting item: Where Bridgewater Goes, So Go Texas Teachers’ Pensions news last week that the Teacher Retirement System of Texas took a $250 million non-voting equity stake in Bridgewater Associates LP, one of the world’s largest hedge funds Note Barry … Continue reading

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“Correction in time”

I posted last week about how I was becoming concerned with the excessive positive sentiment in the market (a view shared by many) … a sell-off duly followed (never let it be said I’m not one of of the crowd) … Continue reading

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Well, thats weird …

OK, so the Retail sales figs yesterday were a bit weird – didn’t seem to gel with other indications … And now the Ceridian diesel figs are being seen as weird. Sorry no time to link. But I’m thinking maybe … Continue reading

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Apples and Oranges (Gold?Tulips?)

Article from Bespoke: Is Apple (AAPL) a $17,000 Stock? Article from Fortune: Warren Buffett: Why stocks beat gold and bonds This is going to be a quick post, no time to type up something convoluted. Now, Apple doesn’t pay a … Continue reading

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Rules are no substitute for contextual sensitivity and personal judgement

I am quoting this with approval. It is not from a trading-related source: rules are excellent organizational tools and efficient reducers of cognitive load, but they are no substitute for contextual sensitivity and personal judgement. BUT – I do wonder … Continue reading

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ES getting sold on rallies this morning?

WARNING – this may be my bias speaking … Good news abounds this morning (Greek resolution, foreclosure settlement) … and the ES is getting sold on rallies?

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