Monthly Archives: March 2023

Will You Play It Fast And Loose?

At the point of maximum fear, when the sky is falling, the world is ending, and shares of Bank of America trade below $8, what will you do? Will you play it safe? Or will you play it fast and loose? Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street Redux

Borrowing short and lending long works mostly well most of the time. This is how modern banking works. You may be a customer at a bank. But you also supply the product. Continue reading

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What Comes After the Great Liquidation

Expectations were great. When 2023 started, there was a general sense that the stock and bond markets had turned over a new leaf. A repeat of 2022 was out of the question. Continue reading

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Cross Road Blues in the Time of Biden

When Robert Johnson fell to his knees at the crossroad and asked the Lord for mercy and salvation he’d already made his deal with the Devil. In exchange for his soul, Johnson could sing and play the soulful sweet-sounding blues that made him famous. Continue reading

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