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Meta’s Ad-Pocalypse; Or, Big Tech’s Lifeblood Runs Cold
October 24, 2022 Great StuffAd-Pocalypse Now Don’t you love the smell of Big Tech earnings in the morning? And oh what a smell is comin’ from whatever Wall Street is cooking up this week. I say “smell,” but it’s more like a rotten, decayed odor emanating from the earnings confessional. Remember last week when we said the best part […]
From the Land of Lakes and VolcanoesI’m in Nicaragua this week, looking out onto the Pacific lowlands to the west as I write this… Behind me looms the distant shadows of nearly 20 volcanoes that run along the west coast of this country. In their presence, I’m reminded of the infinite dance nature does, toeing the lines of beauty and destruction…
Pondering Put Selling, Snap’ed In Half & Amex’d Signals
October 21, 2022 Great StuffFriday Four Play: The “Reader Feedback” Edition? Great Ones, you’re getting a two-for today! It’s Friday Four Play and Reader Feedback … two great tastes that I hope taste great together. Dude, this is finance … not Reese’s. Why not both? Come on, you know that’s what you love about Great Stuff. We all know […]
The Market Tested Me, and I PassedIt was February 1, 2005. My first day as an Air Force retiree. My plan was to trade for a living. I succeeded… but not right away...
The Secret to Surviving VolatilityThis week was brutal. At the lowest point yesterday, the S&P 500 had dropped 3.7% since the start of the week… And the NASDAQ had dropped 4.4%. That was after the Fed took stocks to the cleaners on Friday. So, the question for us traders is: How can we stay afloat in this volatility? The answer is timing. Knowing when to act, and when not to, is a real skill.