Monthly Archives: April 2013

Making SNAP Judgements

I have always depended on the kindness of strangers —Blanche DuBois Skimming Bloomberg’s Website for the national news, the man spots an article on Spanish Lakes Homes, a mobile home park he vaguely recalls passing while driving down to Palm Beach recently, on his way to shop for Cole Hahn shoes at … Continue reading

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File Notes: What Successful Investing Is

I come to kill you —Leo Durocher, baseball player Durocher played the game the only way it should be played. He also said, “Nice guys finish last.” That’s you if you think you can win in the stock market without … Continue reading

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On Spreading Hate

Consider the daffodil, And while you’re doing that, I’ll be over here, looking through your stuff —Jack Handey I brace myself now, every time I check my e-mail. Seems like every other message is a diatribe, a polemic, or a … Continue reading

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Resisting Change

The things she was determined to be loyal to …made pretty simplistic reading: truth, tolerance, justice, a sense of life’s beauty and a near-violent rejection of their opposites–but above all, an inherited belief…that the system itself must be forced to … Continue reading

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What We’ve Done

I believe Icarus was not failing as he fell, but just coming to the end of his triumph. –Jack Givens In my view, the list of America’s accomplishments between 1932, the bottom of the last Supercycle bear market and the … Continue reading

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Fools Rush In (Again)

 All I know is that just 15 days ago, we woke up and suddenly everyone was poor —Cypriot construction worker Land in Florida is there and then it’s not. One minute you’re sitting in your living room, watching the ball game. The … Continue reading

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Final Top Approaching

We are the French Revolution without the guillotine —Beppe Grillo The era of the Grand Rip-off goes on and on.  Wall Street bankers still speculate wildly, expecting to be bailed out when they blow up. Corporate CEOs continue to extract stratospheric incomes … Continue reading

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