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We are at that time of the year when many of us turn to prediction and reflection. Predictions are HARD to do. Few in the media or punditry ever get the economy or stock market right. Having made this observation I will venture out on the ledge and make one prediction. The media will continue […]
Just saw “The Wolf of Wall Street.” For those squeamish about a lot of gratuitous sex and drug use, you might want to take this one off your ‘must see’ holiday movie list. Oh yes, the language is primo. Of course, I hid my eyes (closed my ears) during the juicy parts (which was most […]
The confused nature of media reaction to the market’s move higher on last Wednesday’s Fed announcement on the taper of Quantitative Easing (QE), indicates they are totally lost. They can’t figure out why the market responded as it did, up nearly 300 points on the Dow. In my world it makes total sense. Here is […]
I started my blog to give clarity and perspective to the daily barrage of hype and misinformation from the mainstream and financial media. I hope my work has been helpful in that respect. As we approach the New Year, I thought a retrospective on kortsessions might be useful, a look-back on the issues that the […]
“Stock market could be hitting dangerous triple top.” With headlines like this you don’t have to be concerned about the integrity of that “Wall of Worry.’ What is even more overwhelming is the lengths to which the authors quoted in this piece would go to make their fearful point. What is a ‘triple top?’ In […]
“Double, double toil and trouble” is an apt descriptor of what the average hedge fund manager has been going through the past couple of years. To be hedged in a roaring bull market is indeed a witches’ curse. According to the Business Insider the average hedge fund was up 6% the first nine months of […]