Archive for November, 2012

  • Quick Thoughts On The GETCO – Knight Capital Group Story
    Posted by on November 28th, 2012 at 10:03 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The headline today is “GETCO offers to buy $KCG for $3.50 per share.”   There’s one major problem with this headline: it’s not […]

  • Facts: The Enemy of The Precious Metals Blogger
    Posted by on November 26th, 2012 at 5:35 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits A few weeks ago I wrote this post where I clearly explained what was factually incorrect about claims made by a typical […]

  • Trading Rule #8: Beware of “Newton’s Law” Rules
    Posted by on November 26th, 2012 at 8:46 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Newton’s Law of Trading Rules:  Every lousy trading rule has an equal and opposite trading rule. Subconsciously, as I write my “The […]

  • Homebrew Batch #24 – Winter White
    Posted by on November 23rd, 2012 at 9:16 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Like the Winter Ale before it, my Winter White is neither especially “Wintery” nor “white.”  I called it “Winter White” because of […]

  • Ally Financial Pulls a Teddy KGB
    Posted by on November 22nd, 2012 at 8:21 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The channeling of John Malkovich’s Rounders character, Teddy KGB, is nothing new – I’ve written about the “I’m paying you with your […]

  • Homebrew Batch # 23: Winter Ale
    Posted by on November 21st, 2012 at 7:35 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This isn’t a traditional spiced winter ale, it’s just something I threw together from scratch – what’s the worst that could happen?  […]

  • Worst “Fair Play” Goal Ever? Luiz Adriano: Shakhtar vs Nordsjaelland
    Posted by on November 20th, 2012 at 5:06 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I’m amazed Luiz Adriano didn’t get killed after doing this today: This is from the Champions League:  Shaktar is at the top […]

  • Who Can Help Me Monetize This?
    Posted by on November 19th, 2012 at 12:37 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits My blog continues to dominate some wicked awesome search results.  I’m sure that if only I had a crack tech staff, I […]

  • Friday Distraction
    Posted by on November 16th, 2012 at 1:17 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Jimmy Kimmel’s “This Week in Unnecessary Censorship” never gets old. -KD

  • E:60 Beitar Jerusalem – Jeremy Schaap
    Posted by on November 15th, 2012 at 12:50 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I found this fascinating:   E:60 “BEITAR JERUSALEM” ~ JEREMY SCHAAP from Bluefoot Entertainment on Vimeo. If you watch this video and […]

  • War: Live and In Real Time on Twitter
    Posted by on November 15th, 2012 at 8:29 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits There’s something about this story that I find absolutely incredible.  Surreal?  Insane?  Remarkable?  Indicative of a paradigm shift in I-don’t-even-know-what?     Here’s […]

  • What’s Your Edge? (Facebook Edition)
    Posted by on November 14th, 2012 at 11:46 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits You don’t have to believe that markets are completely efficient, and it’s not really what I want to argue about in this […]

  • Is Apple Mocking Me?
    Posted by on November 13th, 2012 at 3:01 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I can’t be the only one out there who finds Apple’s previous-standard round earbuds to be unusable.     I hate those things with […]

  • Veterans Day – Thank You
    Posted by on November 12th, 2012 at 5:15 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I would like to take a moment to thank all the veterans and current service members who fight for our Country so […]

  • Come, All Ye Computer Geeks, And Listen To My Email Virus Tale of Woe
    Posted by on November 12th, 2012 at 1:40 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This morning, I awoke to find an email in my inbox from my buddy Big Show’s brother-in-law.   This guy sends me emails […]

  • Debunking Misleading Silver Posts With Pure Fact
    Posted by on November 9th, 2012 at 9:18 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I have stepped aside from the role of Ombudsman of the Silver Blogosphere because, well, it would be a full time job […]

  • Rhetorical Question For Silverbugs
    Posted by on November 9th, 2012 at 7:53 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This post is to address one specific argument that I hear made all the time by Silverbugs:  the argument is that there […]

  • Today I Slaughtered A Bull. A Real Bull – Not Some Stock Market Analogy
    Posted by on November 7th, 2012 at 4:20 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This morning I spent 7 hours with a neighbor helping another neighbor slaughter his senior bull.   This bull was about 10 years […]

  • Traders – Can You Quantify Your Weasel Risk?
    Posted by on November 6th, 2012 at 2:51 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits So I sit here watching my screens for TWO STRAIGHT DAYS waiting for the $VRNG$GOOG verdict (I’m long a smattering […]

  • A Look Inside My Bedroom
    Posted by on November 5th, 2012 at 8:18 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits It’s pretty much just like this: -KD