25 years experience private and public equity investor. 25  years in the Financial and Advertising Industries. I am a previous advertising executive working at major ad agencies in New York, chiefly at J Walter Thompson, Doyle Dane Bernbach, and Bozell. I also worked on an award winning ... more


E Whatever Happened To Optimism ?
There's lots of pessimism in the market. Here's what I was able to find right now that should make all of the pessimists out there a little less paranoid about the future.
E Deducing The Crash In Oil: How Would Sherlock Holmes Drill Beneath The Headlines?
Is oil right now the biggest threat to the overall market?
E The Dow Transports: Detecting The Issues
Using Sherlock Holmes' method of reasoning to unlock what is really happening to the transports right now.
E Is It Time To Buy The A-Shares?
The unprecedented Chinese stock market rally over the past year has buoyed global interest in investing in China. But the present high levels of leverage may prove particularly problematic.
E Shake Shake Shake: The Shack Shack Metaphor
Something is shaky with Shake Shack - its valuation is a metaphor for, or symptomatic of, a larger issue with the market, the economy and what is ailing us right now.
E Adieu To Don And Mad Men And Women We Love
A timely piece on the eve of the finale of Mad Men and how it affected the parent company AMC Networks, the behavioral shift in viewership and the use of technology that feeds this new form of viewing and how it affected cable TV.


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Notice How Quickly Market Psychology Changed?
1 month ago

short everything in sight, that's your suggestion? irresponsible to say the least.

In this article: TSLA
Bad Breadth And An 'Unusual Combination'
3 months ago

#Trump is like a little boy- he wants it both ways.

In this article: QQQ, FB, SPX
Bad Breadth And An 'Unusual Combination'
3 months ago

#Trump will take all the credit for the strong GDP then blast Powell for raising rates because of it

In this article: QQQ, FB, SPX
A Great Second Quarter Report — But Beware The Context
3 months ago

#Trump I think wants to get rid of #Menuchin btw..latest tweets..

A Great Second Quarter Report — But Beware The Context
3 months ago

GDP is only one component..you give it far too much weight imo..it's too much an "interpreted" metric imo..based too much on speculation and politics - always a bad cocktail!

How Good Can It Get?
3 months ago

yep...Q2 is the anomaly...August is a very volatile month, little liquidity will only embroil the mkts further..should be some good buying opps ahead

Agriculture Markets Report - Monday, July 30
3 months ago

I have been tiptoing into this area..so far so good! very few areas in the market are appealing to me..but this is one..

In this video: CORN, SOYB, WEAT, BAL, JO, MOO, SGG, CHOC
Yield-Curve Apologists
3 months ago

Jamie Dimon is the last word here..flattening yield curve is not an issue.. and sees no recession before 2020 if then..JPM is a genius bank!

In this article: FVX, TYX, TNX
10 Overvalued Stocks Of The S&P 500 – July 2018
3 months ago

they're about to get undervalued shortly..stay tuned!

In this article: ABT, KO, NOV, RL, UA, NWS, QCOM, TRIP, COTY, WRK
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Carol Wydra Commented on Worried About Stocks? A Little History That Might Help You Sleep Better:

good stuff..very sobering view

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