• Michael A. Gayed, CFA
    Wonder if all this angst is why TASR has done so well off August low. Everyone's gonna start zapping each other.
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    • 1980XLS-2.0: OWS street is your catalyst. Market sees more civil unreast in your future.
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    • Tas 2010: Is the fall melt up done?
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    • Michael A. Gayed, CFA: Will write my assessment Friday. Conditions keep dramatically changing. Historically unprecedented in the speed of inflation/deflation
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    • Michael A. Gayed, CFA: expectation shifts. Truly stunning.
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    • JCH57: Unpredictable world for sure. I'm sure the historians will be able to see all the obvious signs when they study it in 20 years.
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    • Trader14: Michael, at this time would you say the Fall Melt Up is still in place?
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    • Michael A. Gayed, CFA: As I said, I will address on Friday. Conditions once again significantly deterioating.
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    • anonymous#12: Trying to grasp the next movement of the bipolar maniacal markets is sure hard work....
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    • Trader14: I am noticing you don't like to be pinned down to making actual definitive statements.
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    • Michael A. Gayed, CFA: Markets work in terms of probabilities, not certainties as I've said for a long time. Not sure what you're expecting.
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    • Trader14: People make money by taking real positions and having pre-identified points where they are willing to accept they were wrong to manage risk.
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    • Trader14: I see u writing articles that are vague and don't deal in specifics allowing you much wiggle room and the ability to dodge ever being wrong
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    • Michael A. Gayed, CFA: "Pre-identified points" are meaningless unless one recognizes the environment you're operating in. Difference in styles doesn't mean either
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    • Michael A. Gayed, CFA: of us are wrong. I have my opinion on "target" prices as I've said which I don't believe in.
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    • Trader14: What I am asking from you is to put out actionable recommendations not just creating clever names for rallies and declines.
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    • Trader14: Ok, what do you feel that you are offering people, how can they benefit from your articles?
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    • Michael A. Gayed, CFA: I was unaware you were paying me to do that. We act for our clients.
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    • Trader14: Ok, so you write the articles in order to show your knowledge so that someone who reads them might want to hire you? Is this correct?
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