Archive for December, 2011

  • 2011 – The Year in Kid Dynamite – My Favorite Posts 2/2
    Posted by on December 31st, 2011 at 9:14 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Here’s part II of my favorite posts that I wrote in 2011 – from the second half of the year.  Part I, […]

  • 2011 – The Year in Kid Dynamite – My Favorite Posts 1/2
    Posted by on December 30th, 2011 at 9:05 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits First of all, I’d LOVE to hear from my readers what YOUR favorite Kid Dynamite post/posts of 2011 were.   Of course, the […]

  • 2011 – The Year In Kid Dynamite – Most Popular Posts
    Posted by on December 29th, 2011 at 2:22 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Taking a quick look back at 2011’s posts. (and I apologize for my missing historical comments – we have been working on […]

  • Who Is 2011’s Douchebag Of the Year?
    Posted by on December 29th, 2011 at 8:54 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits In the early days of the Kid Dynamite Douchebag of the Year Award,  Phil Hellmuth took control and never relinquished it.   Maybe […]

  • Give Us Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Brazilians
    Posted by on December 28th, 2011 at 10:15 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Americans looking for a cheap vacation when I was growing up used to head south to Mexico, where we could live like […]

  • About That European Bank Liquidity Injection
    Posted by on December 28th, 2011 at 9:35 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Remember last week when the ECB announced their $731 Trillion bailout $645 Billion 3 year loan program?  I was trying to explain […]

  • Shopping Under The Influence
    Posted by on December 28th, 2011 at 9:18 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits From the NY Times: “After enjoying a few drinks, some people go dancing. Others order food. And for some, it’s time to […]

  • An Online Chicken Forum Saved Me From My Wife’s Wrath
    Posted by on December 27th, 2011 at 6:51 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits It’s true – an online chicken forum saved me from my wife’s wrath… temporarily, on this one issue, at least, that is. […]

  • This Year in Unnecessary Censorship
    Posted by on December 26th, 2011 at 9:13 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Via Jimmy Kimmel:   -KD

  • Happy Holidays
    Posted by on December 25th, 2011 at 6:53 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Reindog fail: earlier:  Reindog success! -KD

  • The ECB’s Modern Day Version of Fiscal Hanukkah
    Posted by on December 21st, 2011 at 11:05 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits First, we need a little tutorial for those of you who are not familiar with the Story of Hanukkah. Cliff notes:  The […]

  • The ECB’s 731 Trillion Dollar Bailout
    Posted by on December 21st, 2011 at 9:18 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Sometimes, life gives you perfect examples to correct previous misunderstandings.   In today’s case, we have this: “The European Central Bank will lend […]

  • The 50 Best Photos From the Natural World
    Posted by on December 20th, 2011 at 9:36 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Boston.com has its annual portfolio of the 50 best photos from the natural world in 2011 up on their website.   Even better, […]

  • Saudi Prince Walid Bin Talal Invests $300 Million in Twitter
    Posted by on December 19th, 2011 at 8:38 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits In light of today’s news that Saudi Prince Walid Bin Talal has invested $300 MM in Twitter, I will take advantage of […]

  • Seven Thousands Words about Pubes and Poker
    Posted by on December 18th, 2011 at 1:01 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Thanks to Tadas @ AbnormalReturns for two interesting reads on “P” topics. First, a 3500 word article from the Atlantic about the […]

  • Rudy! Rudy! Rudy! Get Pumped… and Dumped???
    Posted by on December 16th, 2011 at 6:07 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Daniel “Rudy” Ruettinger, inspiration for the 1993 film bearing his nickname, was charged today by the SEC: “The agency on Friday sued […]

  • Let’s Get Ready to ZYYYYYYYYYYNGA
    Posted by on December 16th, 2011 at 9:39 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Today is the day that Zynga’s ($ZNGA) IPO start’s trading.     The company priced the shares at $10 – the top of the […]

  • Victoria’s Secret – African Child Labor
    Posted by on December 15th, 2011 at 9:57 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Interesting article from Bloomberg today about “fair trade” “organic” crops, and the child labor that goes along with them in some cases. […]

  • Pssst – Wanna Buy a Miami Condo? It’s Got A “Super Cool” Parking Garage
    Posted by on December 14th, 2011 at 10:06 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits What’s that?  You have no interest in buying a condo-hotel in downtown Miami?   Well – what if I told you that I […]

  • Rare Animal Sighting
    Posted by on December 13th, 2011 at 6:16 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The elusive Central New Hampshire Reindog: Sightings of the reindog are very rare, and it is possible that there has never before […]