Archive for December, 2010

  • Lessons from 2010
    Posted by on December 31st, 2010 at 2:12 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I may write a real post on this later, but for now, Josh Brown has curated a terrific list from a wide […]

  • Some Quick 2010 Blog Stats
    Posted by on December 29th, 2010 at 7:15 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits My most popular post this year was the Flash Crash wrap up: “Don’t Lose Faith In Markets, Lose Faith in Market Orders.”  […]

  • You Simply Cannot Make This Stuff Up
    Posted by on December 25th, 2010 at 11:11 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I really wish I could have made this one up.  Of all the “Not from The Onion” stories I posted this year, […]

  • How Does Bank of America Suck? Let Me Count The Ways
    Posted by on December 23rd, 2010 at 12:59 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This story about Bank of America preemptively scooping up 439 domain names related to the suckiness of their senior officers and directors […]

  • Deep Thoughts in the Internet Business Age
    Posted by on December 22nd, 2010 at 4:00 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Last week Felix Salmon linked to this piece, pulling the key quote: “If you are not paying for it, you are not […]

  • Buy The Dip!
    Posted by on December 21st, 2010 at 12:38 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Language is NSFW: BUY THE F*CKING DIP! Courtesy of Dr. Pauly. -KD note: this is not investment advice

  • NFLX CEO Reed Hastings Responds to Tilson’s Short Thesis
    Posted by on December 20th, 2010 at 2:18 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I find this fascinating – NFLX CEO Reed Hastings has written a polite, thorough reply to hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson, who […]

  • So You Want To Understand S&P Futures Basis Trades (aka, Index Arb)?
    Posted by on December 14th, 2010 at 9:21 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I swear – there’s nothing I’d rather do less than spend my time being the re-educator for all the incorrect crap that […]

  • The Internet is Like The Game of Telephone on Speed
    Posted by on December 14th, 2010 at 3:35 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Do you guys remember playing “telephone” as a kid?  10 kids would line up, and the first one would whisper a word […]

  • The Metals Mania Hits A New Level
    Posted by on December 14th, 2010 at 2:00 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I wish I could make this up.  I logged into my email account this morning and found this waiting for me: Attention: […]

  • Victory! Silver Heading to $475 Trillion an Ounce
    Posted by on December 14th, 2010 at 2:17 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Yeah – it is – I did the math. In a spreadsheet and everything.  Let me explain. The Financial Times wrote an […]

  • JP Morgan and the Massive Silver Short – The Greatest Story Ever Told
    Posted by on December 10th, 2010 at 3:42 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Pssst – hey – did you guys hear the news?  JP Morgan is short 4 quadrillion tons of aluminum.  If everyone in […]

  • Chinese Buzzword IPOs – Too Sexy (YOKU -NFLX, DANG-AMZN)
    Posted by on December 8th, 2010 at 11:49 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits “This is why I’m hot, This is why I’m hot, this is why this is why this is why I’m hot” -MIMS […]

  • No – People Are Not Collecting 13 More Months of Unemployment Benefits
    Posted by on December 7th, 2010 at 10:37 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits So last night The President outlined the new “Framework Agreement” regarding tax policy and unemployment benefits extensions.   I want to talk specifically […]

  • Kid Dynamite’s Holiday Gift Guide
    Posted by on December 7th, 2010 at 6:28 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Looking for something to get that special someone this holiday season?  Here are my ideas. If, like me, you need a flashlight […]

  • Of Course Amazon Will Compete With Netflix
    Posted by on December 6th, 2010 at 3:37 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Last week I asked the question: “My main question is, will NFLX’s competition adopt their pricing model – the “one price for […]

  • Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Has Huge Balls
    Posted by on December 4th, 2010 at 3:56 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The headline tonight is “Groupon Said To Reject Google’s Offer.”  Wowza.  First, a little background for the uninformed:  Groupon is a localized […]

  • RIP Kardashian Kard. WHYYYYYYYYYYYY????
    Posted by on December 1st, 2010 at 3:03 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I can’t believe the Kardashian Kard is getting pulled from the market already! I know most of my readers aren’t cool enough […]