Pundits

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…

The Yuppie Bounce

Go try to find an interview with virtually any sell-side analyst or money manager either in print or on financial television from this past February. Most told you to be completely out of stocks, understandably. The ones who did have the courage lack of choice and had to be recommending stocks in the media were…

Quick Shakespeare Lesson for the Troglodytes

I’ve heard more thanĀ five market commentators, talking heads, politiciansĀ and reporters misuse the phrase “Now is the winter of our discontent,” over the last few weeks and I thought I’d take a quick moment to lend a hand to my less literate contemporaries. The only thing I hate more than someone randomly or pretensiously quoting Shakespeare…

Pundit Zachary Karabell (Almost) Keeps It Real

Someday, some pundit is going to come out and call BS on the whole on-air stock promotion system…but today is not that day. From the title of his article in Newsweek, “Confessions of a Pundit”, it sounded as though former pundit Zachary Karabell was about to do just that.