Archive for May, 2011

  • Memorial Day
    Posted by on May 30th, 2011 at 7:45 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Remember, while you’re stuffing your face with cheeseburgers (not that there’s anything wrong with that) and pounding beers (not that there’s anything […]

  • BBQ Secret Sauce – Chipotle Mayo – Take Your BBQ to the Next Level
    Posted by on May 29th, 2011 at 5:38 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I’m going to share a little secret with you, just in time for your Memorial Day BBQ,  because that’s the kind of […]

  • How The Housing Bubble’s Bursting Crushed the U.S. Postal Service
    Posted by on May 28th, 2011 at 1:22 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Business Week has an interesting article about the financial state of the U.S. Postal Service.  Here are some of the parts I […]

  • Jeff Gundlach Will Now Incur the Wrath of the Metals Community
    Posted by on May 25th, 2011 at 4:36 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits From Market Folly’s Ira Sohn Conference summary: “Interestingly enough, Gundlach said that gold is too heavy to carry around to use as […]

  • An Easy Trade I Missed: XTXI
    Posted by on May 25th, 2011 at 3:58 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This is one of those “JEEZUS – I’m a frickin’ IDIOT for not seeing this one” trades. The Ira Sohn Conference is […]

  • If I Had A Crystal Ball – TMO
    Posted by on May 25th, 2011 at 9:57 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits A friend sends me this Bloomberg headline today: 9:10 *THERMO FISHER SEE THROUGH 2020 ‘STRONG,CONSISTENT’ EARNS GROWTH Yep – You read that right […]

  • Around The Web
    Posted by on May 24th, 2011 at 4:59 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I hate to give this moron Harold Camping any more attention – it’s a prisoner’s dilemma: am I part of the problem […]

  • HBO’s Too Big To Fail – Don’t Miss It
    Posted by on May 24th, 2011 at 4:05 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Yeah – I said it – I loved HBO’s Too Big To Fail.  With a tremendous ensemble cast, TBTF is a pretty […]

  • Tim Thomas Stones Steve Downie
    Posted by on May 24th, 2011 at 10:36 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I was watching this game last night, and when Tim Thomas made this save I immediately said it may be one of […]

  • Intuitive Probabilities – Blackjack and Loss Rebates
    Posted by on May 23rd, 2011 at 6:27 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I was recently discussing an article with some friends where the author described a guy who was a big winner at blackjack […]

  • Who Wants To Take A Deep Dive Into SLV Data?
    Posted by on May 23rd, 2011 at 11:05 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Louis and Warren at Screwtape Files have asked me to send this message to my readers.  Warren has put together a database […]

  • Randy “Macho Man” Savage, RIP
    Posted by on May 21st, 2011 at 9:29 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits If you were a child growing up in the eighties, odds are that you’ve given one of your friends that patented Macho […]

  • It’s The End of The World As We Know It, And I Feel Fine
    Posted by on May 20th, 2011 at 11:23 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits REM: I don’t know why I get so annoyed by articles like this, but I do.  It’s probably because fanatical behavior makes […]

  • If I Don’t Write a Post About LinkedIn, Will I Get Kicked Off of The Internet?
    Posted by on May 19th, 2011 at 2:58 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Blah blah blah LinkedIn etc etc etc. If you’ve been living in a cave, or in a compound in Abottabad without internet […]

  • Thanks, Captain Obvious: Hooker Incentive Programs
    Posted by on May 19th, 2011 at 10:49 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Today, in File Under “No Shit Sherlock,” via Bloomberg: “A Munich Re unit hosted about 20 prostitutes at a Budapest party to […]

  • The Greatest “Children’s” Book Ever Written
    Posted by on May 18th, 2011 at 4:12 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I don’t have kids, but I still appreciate the brilliance of “Go The F*ck To Sleep,” a soon-to-be-released satire of children’s books, […]

  • An Anecdotal Housing Tale or Two
    Posted by on May 18th, 2011 at 12:17 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Friends of mine are trying to buy a house in the South Florida area.  You’d think there would be ample supply, but […]

  • What Do YOU Buy on The Street?
    Posted by on May 17th, 2011 at 3:11 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits It’s been less than two years since I moved out of New York City, but some things still surprise me.  For example, […]

  • NYC Taxi Fleet Breakdown
    Posted by on May 17th, 2011 at 2:02 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits From the New York Times: Related article here. -KD

  • Eric Sprott Dispels One of the Greatest Silver Myths
    Posted by on May 16th, 2011 at 8:07 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits One of my favorite myths in the online silver bug community is that there is a “paper” price for silver – that’s […]