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TESLA will bring us World Peace? At this price it better!

Based on the stock price performance, we should expect Tesla to bring about world peace.  Exciting growth situations, and I’ve seen many of them in various industries over my long career, seem to defy gravity for extended periods of time. … Continue reading

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Gurus cannot time markets? I’ll tell you who can!

Studies examining former market calls (like checking the rear view mirror) of experts suggest that the ability of ‘gurus’ to predict markets is less than 50%.  Slightly worse than flipping a coin.  In my book I pick on a couple of very … Continue reading

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Olympic Rally or the Real McCoy?

Back in early June, I posted Yogi Berra – as good an investment strategist as any! in which I suggested : “If financial turmoil continues unabated and rates remain extremely low, things could go very well for the stock markets, especially … Continue reading

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Banks bounce back? Of course!

Taking time out to “Reflect” really does work:  And as usual, it doesn’t pay to believe what you read.  Less than a month (maybe a day?) ago everyone was worried about bank earnings (inspiring me to buy some banks) and abracadabra….today no … Continue reading

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Debt rating agencies – worse than short sellers for corrupting markets!

Experience teaches you that dramatic initiatives to remedy errors (reactive) occur long after they can have any effect. Also one learns that the enthusiasm to impose remedies causes massive inefficiencies. The problem is that the imposition of new ‘preventative’ measures … Continue reading

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Oil stocks cheap enough yet?

From Bloomberg (June 22nd): “Crude for August delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange fell as much as 93 cents to $93.24 a barrel in electronic trading and was at $93.65 at 1:35 p.m. London time. The contract yesterday climbed … Continue reading

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Is Linkedin (IPO) really tuned in? Is there a tech disconnect?

LinkedIn Corp’s <LNKD.N> shares more than doubled on their first day of trade last month. The hype seems to have worn off some since the IPO.  There are some cynics who figure that it was just a big one-off shenanigan – nostalgia for the … Continue reading

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