Archive for October, 2011

  • My Health Insurance Bill Just Increased 48%
    Posted by on October 31st, 2011 at 2:38 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I am on full blown BAJUNGI tilt. My wife and I buy our own health insurance.   In New Hampshire, you don’t have […]

  • The Most Impressive Pumpkin Carvings I Have Ever Seen
    Posted by on October 31st, 2011 at 10:32 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits SSIA (Subject says it all). Check them all out at artist Ray Villafane’s online gallery. hat tip Barry Ritholtz -KD

  • Snow & Beer
    Posted by on October 30th, 2011 at 9:38 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The leaves aren’t even off the trees yet, and we got 20 inches of snow last night. On Friday night I brewed […]

  • It’s Friday…
    Posted by on October 28th, 2011 at 10:32 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Yahoo Trends – which I could not possibly comment on, other than to tell you that the truncated items are “Lady Gaga […]

  • Greek CDS: No Soup For You!
    Posted by on October 27th, 2011 at 9:41 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits So the most interesting story today is that the Eurozone has “cajoled”  bondholders into accepting a 50% haircut on their Greek debt […]

  • LIRR Pension Disability Fraud
    Posted by on October 27th, 2011 at 8:52 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I don’t think I really need to add much commentary to this story: “Ten people, including a doctor and a former union […]

  • Will The Ipad Ruin Free Internet Access As We Know It?
    Posted by on October 27th, 2011 at 8:18 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The Ipad is transforming the way consumers use bandwidth – and somebody has to pay for the bandwidth.  Via the NY Times: […]

  • MoMo Massacre – Part I?
    Posted by on October 26th, 2011 at 9:48 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This post was inspired by a recent post by Josh Brown Just in time for Halloween, we have the Momentum Stock Massacre, […]

  • On Mississippi’s Propsed Abortion/Life Law
    Posted by on October 26th, 2011 at 9:40 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I can’t believe I’m writing this post, after writing just a few weeks ago about the “untouchable” topics that cannot be intelligently […]

  • NYC Transit Tries to Get Rid of Trash By Removing Trash Cans
    Posted by on October 25th, 2011 at 5:32 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Via the NY Times: “If cleanliness is next to godliness, then the New York City subway has long been in need of […]

  • Netflix Does “The Slinky”
    Posted by on October 25th, 2011 at 11:29 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The Slinky is NOT a chart pattern you want to see: when your stock looks like a slinky going down a flight […]

  • The November Nine is Coming
    Posted by on October 25th, 2011 at 10:11 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The final table of the 2011 WSOP Main Event will conclude Nov 6th -8th, as the 9 remaining players return to battle […]

  • Beating a Dead Horse
    Posted by on October 24th, 2011 at 7:19 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Actually, I really don’t mean to beat a dead horse – I don’t think this one is quite dead yet.  As usual, […]

  • Norilsk Nickel Tender – A Game of Russian Roulette?
    Posted by on October 24th, 2011 at 12:53 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I wrote previously about the Norilsk Nickel tender which will be completed this week if everything goes well.  The “Russian Roulette” headline […]

  • There Could Not Possibly Be Anything Else Worth Knowing About
    Posted by on October 23rd, 2011 at 10:06 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Unedited snapshot of Yahoo Trends from 10:04pm on Sunday night (10/23/11):     -KD

  • Rhode Island’s Pension Problem
    Posted by on October 23rd, 2011 at 9:12 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Rhode Island has a pension fund problem.  This shouldn’t come as a surprise to educated readers – many states will be facing […]

  • Scott “Razor Ramon” Hall: “What Do You Do When They Stop Chanting Your Name?”
    Posted by on October 23rd, 2011 at 8:56 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This is a MUST watch for any wrestling fan – the Scott Hall story, courtesy of ESPN E: 60.   Incredible stuff. I […]

  • New CFTC Position Limits Could Be BEARISH For Silver
    Posted by on October 20th, 2011 at 6:36 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Yeah – I said bearish – and now you silverbugs have two choices:  you can put up your defenses, react angrily, rant […]

  • WYNN Q3 2011 Earnings Call Tidbits
    Posted by on October 20th, 2011 at 9:42 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits As has been my habit, I’m going to go through $WYNN ‘s quarterly conference call transcript (Q3 2011) and see what sort […]

  • Are We Seriously Still Having the “Luck vs Skill” Debate About Poker?
    Posted by on October 20th, 2011 at 8:14 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I was annoyed recently when I read a NY Times article quoting Chad Hills, who “analyzes the gambling industry for Focus on […]