Archive for January, 2013

  • I Demand That Las Vegas Sands Change Their Name!
    Posted by on January 30th, 2013 at 5:46 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This isn’t the first time I’ve made this point, but I figured I’d bring it up again, for those just unaware at […]

  • The SEC Needs To Arrest Some People – Sarepta Therapeutics Fake Tweet Edition
    Posted by on January 30th, 2013 at 12:13 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I’m going to give the SEC the benefit of the doubt and assume that, despite the fact that it sometimes seems to […]

  • Video of the Day – Puppy Trying To Use A Treadmill (Or: Trying to Short Amazon.com)
    Posted by on January 30th, 2013 at 8:58 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I was going to just post this video of 4 minutes of cuteness – a pit bull puppy trying to join his […]

  • Homebrew Batch 25 – Maple Stout
    Posted by on January 29th, 2013 at 8:04 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Yesterday I brewed my 25th batch of homebrew – a 2.5 gallon batch of what will eventually become a Maple Stout.   It […]

  • Trust Your Bullshit Detector
    Posted by on January 26th, 2013 at 4:44 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits disclosure: I use the word bullshit in this post.   It’s in the title.  It’s in the post body.  If this offends you, […]

  • Ackman vs Icahn: Battle of the Bloviating D-bags
    Posted by on January 25th, 2013 at 3:58 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Is that title really fair?   I dunno… I’m NOT a member of the Carl Icahn fanclub.  I’m also not a member of […]

  • The Best Paragraph I’ve Read In A Long Time
    Posted by on January 25th, 2013 at 8:33 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Dealbreaker’s Matt Levine synthesizes everything I’ve been trying to say about the non-victims of the financial crisis in a single, beautiful paragraph […]

  • I Stared At Death Today – Therapy Dog Travels
    Posted by on January 23rd, 2013 at 2:32 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits note: all names have been changed I stared at Death today.   Not like the Grim Reaper was coming for me or anything […]

  • About That Big Change To SLV’s Silver Inventories
    Posted by on January 22nd, 2013 at 9:19 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Last week, Zerohedge noticed that the Ishares Silver Trust ($SLV) reported a sizable increase in its silver inventories on Wednesday night (January […]

  • Play Like You Had A Fake Girlfriend Die Today
    Posted by on January 21st, 2013 at 10:23 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Ya know how Notre Dame has that whole “Play Like a Champion Today” thing? In case you haven’t heard the new version: […]

  • Citigroup Goal Is To Stop Shareholder Capital Destruction – This is Not a Joke
    Posted by on January 17th, 2013 at 1:43 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Life imitates The Onion once again.   This one is so absurd I almost can’t believe it’s real: *facepalm* Citigroup Goal Is to […]

  • Does Bloomberg Think I Have Crabs?
    Posted by on January 17th, 2013 at 9:42 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I mean, it’s not that I didn’t like this story – I DID like the story, I even tweeted it earlier in […]

  • Why I Don’t Follow You On Twitter
    Posted by on January 15th, 2013 at 8:06 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I’m one of those “a-holes” who doesn’t follow anyone on Twitter.  Well, that’s a slight exaggeration, I follow 6 people: @GodStreetWine because […]

  • The Ability-To-Repay Act is a Sign Of The Apocalypse
    Posted by on January 11th, 2013 at 9:20 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I am angry about this new “Ability To Repay and Qualified Mortgage Standards Under the Truth In Lending” Act.   Not so much […]

  • Twas The Night Before Herbalife – An Original
    Posted by on January 9th, 2013 at 10:36 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Twas the night before Herbalife (‘s analyst day), and all though the lair, not a creature was comfortable – not a bull, […]

  • Dan Loeb’s Herbalife Thesis
    Posted by on January 9th, 2013 at 3:02 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This is a must-read (courtesy of Market Folly) for anyone involved in the Herbalife Saga.  It starts on page 3: Third-Point-Q4-2012-Letter Related: […]

  • Interesting Stories
    Posted by on January 7th, 2013 at 8:13 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits It’s been a while since I gave you some links, so know that these are good ones: 1) this story is downright […]

  • Fun With SEC Filings
    Posted by on January 5th, 2013 at 9:18 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Remember the hullabaloo about Netflix’s “selective disclosure” a few weeks ago?    Well, congratulations, everyone, you’ve already started to scare companies into filing […]

  • Another Million Pixels Killed Discussing Herbalife
    Posted by on January 3rd, 2013 at 10:14 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits disclosure: I can’t actually verify that this post is a million pixels  – I just pulled that number out of thin air. […]

  • Obligatory New Year Post
    Posted by on January 1st, 2013 at 1:56 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits From Trading Places: -KD