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Finally. We have been counting the days of low volatility, and the markets are at least beginning to break loose.  At the time of this writing, the Spoos is down by about -1.49%.  Which isn’t much.  We’re not even to the lows of April yet, and a 10% correction is statistically normal about once every 14 months.   Perhaps we can see a VIX print over...

“Boredom:  The desire for Desires” – Leo Tolstoy We have had public entries.  A podcast.  But we have not produced much … ‘video stream of consciousness‘ category as of late. Why? Because … dat rally! (Video Included. If you’re seeing this entry elsewhere and cannot play the video?  Click this link to go to the exact...

To quote Randy Quaid from “Independence Day” … “I’ve been sayin’ it.  Ain’t I been saying it Miguel?  … Yeah, I’ve been sayin’ it.“ Gold. Silver. Bonds. We stated weeks ago that we think it is unwise to be exposed to any of them, on the long side.  Pull up the charts.  At the time of this writing,...

The question? What are three markets you do not want to be long since November 8th. The PM’s and yield continue to take a beating with no sign of mercy, clear into the late hours of trading today … ...

“Twice and thrice over, as they say, good is it to repeat and review what is good.” – Plato (c. 425 – c. 347 B.C.E)” As we have not had a ‘Friday Review’ video in a while, I thought we could have one this afternoon, with the closing bell for the week. We review major markets, and examine our ‘view’ as it stands at the current time,...