Archive for January, 2012

  • Why BullSemen.com Is Bullish for Amazon
    Posted by on January 30th, 2012 at 3:44 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits So last week I wrote a post about a Country Classified ad for a “Semen storage tank”  which came complete with “some […]

  • The Giant Egg – An Egg Within An Egg
    Posted by on January 29th, 2012 at 6:31 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I posted on Twitter several weeks ago about a giant mutant egg that one of my hens laid, and I’ve finally gotten […]

  • Beer Batch #3: Grapefruit Honey Ale
    Posted by on January 28th, 2012 at 3:33 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits While waiting for my 5 gallon batch of Old Speckled Hen Clone to ferment, I decided to brew up a 1 gallon […]

  • Brewing Byproducts: Chicken Feed and Dog Biscuits
    Posted by on January 28th, 2012 at 12:38 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Reader Yukon recommended a great book on homebrewing from the Brooklyn Brew shop:   I highly recommend this book, as it avoids […]

  • So You Need a Place To Store Your Holstein Semen?
    Posted by on January 27th, 2012 at 9:56 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits See, I wanted to title this post simply “Holstein Semen,”  or maybe “Country Classifieds.”  I thought my trading oriented readers might find […]

  • Greenlight, Punch and Insider Trading – Or Not
    Posted by on January 26th, 2012 at 10:13 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits My readers have had some very intelligent an informative comment thread discussions about insider trading in the past, so I”ll throw this […]

  • The Apple Of My Eye – Where Were You When They Reported “The Blowout of 2012?”
    Posted by on January 24th, 2012 at 5:46 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits There was a huge ejaculation of enthusiasm and celebration on the $AAPL Stocktwits stream this evening after Apple reported an absolutely monstrous […]

  • The Fed’s New Interest Rate Forecasts
    Posted by on January 24th, 2012 at 1:09 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits You may have heard that the Federal Reserve will be releasing a new form of  interest rate forecasts starting with Wednesday’s policy […]

  • Everything That Matters
    Posted by on January 24th, 2012 at 12:17 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I captured this one last week, and meant to post it but never did.  Here are the Yahoo Trending Topics from 1/18/2012 […]

  • This Is Why Your Cable Bill Is So High
    Posted by on January 23rd, 2012 at 11:46 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Empty boxes.  Yup.  Empty boxes.   Allow me to explain. I have cable from Comcast ($CMCSA – no positions).   My bill is huge […]

  • The Future For Silver? Look To The Stars
    Posted by on January 21st, 2012 at 10:33 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits It’s all in the stars…. or the planets… or something.   I wish I’d made this up: “There have been rumors for over […]

  • Data Shows PSLV Over-Allotment Option Exercised
    Posted by on January 20th, 2012 at 1:51 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I wonder when we’ll see a press release from the Sprott Physical Silver Trust ($PSLV) on this – the over-allotment option (aka: […]

  • Did JP Morgan Bring Down Eastman Kodak In A Desperate Attempt To Plunder Silver?
    Posted by on January 20th, 2012 at 9:42 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Holy crap –  it all makes sense now!  Blythe and the Cartel intentionally killed off Eastman Kodak to hoard whatever little remaining […]

  • Paper and Physical Silver Prices Are Not Decoupling Yet
    Posted by on January 19th, 2012 at 5:11 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The good news for silver noobs just starting to get interested in the precious metals and educating themselves (yes, I use that […]

  • Sprott Physical Silver Trust’s Premium is Lower Than You Think
    Posted by on January 19th, 2012 at 8:03 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits note: this post was written on the evening of 1/18/2012, for reference of the “todays” and “yesterdays” within… There’s an old expression […]

  • LinkedIn – Everyone’s Got Skills!
    Posted by on January 18th, 2012 at 5:02 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I got this email from LinkedIn ($LNKD – no positions) today, and it amused me:     It’s just that easy!   You […]

  • Italian Cruise Line Crash – Not From The Onion
    Posted by on January 18th, 2012 at 2:02 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits File this one under “you can’t make this shit up” NY Times, emphasis mine: “GIGLIO, Italy — Rescuers suspended operations on Wednesday […]

  • Dikembe Mutombo: Failed Congolese Gold Broker
    Posted by on January 18th, 2012 at 9:21 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Life imitates art once again.  Remember back in August when I wrote this post as a joke, asking if I should become […]

  • Jeopardy Donkey Punch
    Posted by on January 18th, 2012 at 8:57 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This is going viral:   Note Trebek’s muffled laughter at the answer. Alex:”A blow to the back of the neck is the […]

  • Sprott Physical Silver Trust Announces Secondary Offering
    Posted by on January 17th, 2012 at 5:01 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits As I explained previously: Toronto, Ontario, Canada — January 17, 2012 — Sprott Physical Silver Trust(the “Trust”) (NYSE: PSLV / TSX: PHS.U), a […]