Monthly Archives: June 2014

A Stealth Top

People think today’s market conditions are normal, because a benign present is always considered normal. But it’s not normal. It’s unprecedented. —Bob Prechter, Elliott Wave Theorist, June 20, 2014 On Monday, trader pal Dick Diamond e-mailed: “Boring. Nothing to do but … Continue reading

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Triviata

Keep hopeful, it’s a chore —Margaret Atwood  Market Notes: The VIX’ll scare the pants off ya. The VIX-the Volatility Index-measures the implied volatility of the S&P 500 Index over the next 30 days. Often called the Fear Index, it screams up sharply … Continue reading

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On the Clueless Crowd

Numbnuts (nuhm-nuhts) Noun 1. The stupidest of the stupid. A complete dumbass, one whose intelligence quotient does not surpass that of the average rock. –Urban Dictionary Empiricists will say we don’t have to explain a cyclical event. It’s enough to … Continue reading

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On Being a Worrywart

It’s a long road to wisdom, but it’s a short one to being ignored —The Lumineers My mother-in-law and I are worriers. Her specialty is the family. If it’s not the kids, it’s the grandkids, the nieces and nephews, or her great, extended family … Continue reading

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