Archive for November, 2011

  • Dreams Can Come True
    Posted by on November 30th, 2011 at 5:59 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Currently, this very blog is the number one search result on Google Canada for “sideline pee.” Additionally, I’m number f*cking three in […]

  • Empire State Building Poised For Initial Public Offering
    Posted by on November 29th, 2011 at 3:17 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits No, seriously – you probably heard about Facebook’s plans for an IPO valuing the social networking champ in the neighborhood of $100 […]

  • Let’s Talk Football – And Peeing On the Sidelines
    Posted by on November 28th, 2011 at 9:41 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I watched NFL Red Zone during the early games on Sunday.   I’m normally not a fan of Red Zone – where it’s […]

  • Get Pumped For Repo-Man Tuesday and Pawn Shop Wednesday
    Posted by on November 28th, 2011 at 5:52 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Your visual cortex has been bombarded with an endless stream of blah blah blah about Black Friday, and then Cyber Monday.  Now […]

  • Quote of the Day: Ackman on Icahn
    Posted by on November 28th, 2011 at 8:28 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Via the NY Times: “The guy is a shakedown artist,” Mr. Ackman sneers. “His word is worthless.”                                                          – William Ackman, on […]

  • Bank of Microsoft?
    Posted by on November 26th, 2011 at 2:09 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I found this interpretation of Microsoft’s ($MSFT) signing of a NonDisclosure Agreement with Yahoo ($YHOO) interesting: “Microsoft held talks with potential partners […]

  • Happy Thanksgiving
    Posted by on November 24th, 2011 at 6:59 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Happy Thanksgiving to all – may you all get terrific deals on Black Friday, not get heartburn pigging out on Thursday, and […]

  • I Don’t Know Why I Waste My Time Trying To Correct Silver Misinformation
    Posted by on November 23rd, 2011 at 4:23 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits “Waste of time” is literally the only way to put it…  Even if you force feed it to them in their own […]

  • How To Lose Weight (Spoiler Alert: Eat Less, Work Out More!)
    Posted by on November 23rd, 2011 at 11:29 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Let me explain this to you very simply:  If you work out more, and eat less/smarter/better, you will get in better shape.    […]

  • Sprott Physical Silver Trust Will Not Go Out and Buy $1.5B in Silver Imminently
    Posted by on November 22nd, 2011 at 4:47 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I just want to clear something up.    When I wrote last week about how the Sprott Physical Silver Trust ($PSLV) had filed […]

  • Netflix – How Not to Manage Your Capital Structure
    Posted by on November 22nd, 2011 at 12:13 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Tadas @ AbnormalReturns has a post up today about stock buybacks, but we can boil the cringe-worthy essence down to a single […]

  • Regarding Hank Greenberg’s AIG Suit – Channeling Colonel Nathan Jessup
    Posted by on November 22nd, 2011 at 9:48 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits By now you’ve probably heard that former $AIG CEO Hank Greenberg is suing the United States of America over the treatment that […]

  • C’mon Todd Haley – Grow a Pair
    Posted by on November 21st, 2011 at 10:19 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The scene:  You’re the Kansas City Chiefs playing Monday Night Football at New England.    You’re 17 point underdogs at game time – […]

  • How To Lose 25% in a Hurry
    Posted by on November 21st, 2011 at 1:16 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Imagine if you could buy a closed end fund at a 20% premium to its net asset value.  Next, imagine that this […]

  • We Have Egg!
    Posted by on November 20th, 2011 at 5:35 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Back near the end of June we got 12 chicks which would hopefully grow up to become laying hens.  It takes about […]

  • EU Bans Claim That Water Can Prevent Dehydration – Not From The Onion
    Posted by on November 20th, 2011 at 10:36 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Is there no end to the insanity? “Brussels bureaucrats were ridiculed yesterday after banning drink manufacturers from claiming that water can prevent […]

  • Inside the Mind of a Lobbyist
    Posted by on November 19th, 2011 at 12:37 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Let me be clear about one thing:  I still have no interest at this time in arguing about OccupyWallStreet on the pages […]

  • Do Not Try To “Trade The News” Unless You Know Exactly What You Are Doing
    Posted by on November 17th, 2011 at 8:07 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I wrote a post recently about $SYMS ($SYMSQ) titled “A Case Study In Why You Shouldn’t Trade Pre-market (unless you know exactly […]

  • Sprott Physical Silver Trust Files Shelf
    Posted by on November 16th, 2011 at 4:56 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This shouldn’t come as a surprise, although today’s $PSLV price action in the face of the 4pm announcement might be surprising to […]

  • 3-Dimensional Advertising on Soccer Fields
    Posted by on November 15th, 2011 at 4:51 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I was watching the USA vs Slovenia mens’ international soccer friendly today, and was utterly fascinated by some on-field advertisements down by […]