Bears

Know Your Market Bears – A Field Guide

(read the below in an exaggerated Australian accent, like that guy who took bubble baths with great white sharks and electric eels but for some strange reason died in a freak animal incident.) Krikey!  This landscape is litrelly filled with Market Bears!  But wait just a tick – there appear to be many different types…

Hot Links: Greenblatt, Krugman, Roubini & Livermore

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… What’s all the hubub about with Roubini‘s carry trade prediction from this weekend? (Clusterstock) To hedge a portfolio, diversify or hold cash?  Great post.  (AbnormalReturns) Love this stuff – 7 Lessons from trading legend Jesse Livermore.  (Minyanville) The best and worst stock reactions from this earnings season.  (Bespoke) The Bears…

Not All Bulls Are Dopey, Not All Bears Are Smart

The Following is a Public Service Announcement. Not everyone with a Bullish outlook is wearing rose-colored glasses a “Pollyanna” a “bagholder” whistling past the graveyard frivolous blind naive shortsighted mercurial irresponsible reckless Not everyone with a Bearish outlook is: sagacious interesting a “graybeard” rigorous thoughtful an intellectual forward-thinking a veteran cautious prophetic There are dumb…

Hot Links: Bear-baiting & Billboards

    Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Is a new National Sales Tax coming?  Econophile says yes, it’s inevitable.  (ZeroHedge) Should Moody’s get the Arthur Anderson Treatment?  (Newsweek) Great first line: “Yeah, so all that business about Roger Penske stepping in and rescuing clown car manufacturer Saturn? Not so much.”  (LOLFed) Cramer‘s baiting the bears…

Bearslaughter: September '09 Ends True To Form

We’re at midday so anything can happen, but as of right now, September of 2009 looks to be going out on a fitting note, a nasty upside reversal after an ugly triple digit sell-off. This is extremely frustrating action to those who held/ pressed their shorts throughout this month, as stocks seemingly defied gravity. A…

The Big Picture Challenges Jim Cramer on the Banks

The Big Picture’s Chris Whalen had this to say about James Cramer‘s table-pounding on US Bancorp (USB), Webster Bank (WBS) et al this morning: I notice that Jim Cramer is yowling on TheStreet.com today, pounding the table on US Bancorp (USB) and Webster Savings Bank (WBS).  Jim, how much you want to buy?  These institutions are going to…

Roubini and Whitney: The Professor & Mary Ann?

No two people manifest the bull vs.bear debate this year more than James Cramer and Nouriel Roubini.  Admittedly, both have been flexible, Cramer having gone on national television telling investors who may need the money within five years to scram, Roubini having made public statements about being long stocks occasionally. That said, the diehards on…