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  • Market Timing Report: Indicators Are Cued Up For A Bear Market [View article]
    As already pointed out by many in this discussion, this article is one of the worst in recent weeks. Remarkably, however, the ensuing discussion is one of the best!
    Aug 23 04:43 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill: An Egregiously Overvalued Business [View article]
    Avoid like the plague, the guys with the crystal ball.
    Aug 6 05:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 6 Signs Of A Correction [View article]
    I'm cheered by this article - I'm glad I don't think like that.
    Jun 30 06:40 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Market Strength Continues To Build As Laggards Become Leaders [View article]
    Another excellent analysis. Thank you.
    Jun 10 01:43 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Biogen A Value Stock Yet? [View article]
    Excellent analysis!
    Apr 15 12:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Crisis In Ukraine: What It Means For U.S. Stocks [View article]
    Nice article. There are some major distinctions between this conflict and the Georgian conflict. The Georgian leader, a psycopath, precipitated that conflict. This occurred right on Russia's border, and in my view, Putin's intervention was justified. It is noteworthy that the Russian troops left Georgia when the matter was settled. The Ukraine is a historical morass. Western Ukraine became part of Russia during WWII, partly as a result of the Hitler-Stalin pact. More receently, Khrushchev redrew the borders to include The Crimea within the Ukraine. It had been part of Russia. I don't believe the Russians are likely to leave Crimea, and I suspect we will soon be talking about a separation of western Ukraine from the East, or from Crimea.
    Mar 3 02:20 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Rookie To Rule: Yellen's Sleight Of Hand [View article]
    Janet Yellen is a Rookie? Where have you been?
    Feb 11 11:12 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is The Correction Over? [View article]
    Superb analysis, Cam Hui, and amusing too! Thank you.
    Feb 10 12:34 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Shiller's CAPE: A Statistical Fluke [View article]
    Thank you for an insightful, thorough analysis. Outstanding.
    Jan 22 09:53 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • USD/CAD - Slight Losses Despite Solid U.S. Unemployment Claims [View article]
    It is very frustrating to see these boring, cookie-cutter articles on currencies day after day. (What purpose do they serve? ) This is especially the case when SA has removed all options-related articles. This was a real loss.
    Jan 17 09:50 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Will Drop The Firm Hammer Of Justice On Short Sellers In 2014 [View article]
    you can't trademark it. It belongs to Thor.
    Jan 12 03:39 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Selling Puts - Investing Made Easy [View article]
    Hi, Ken

    I have been following the new comments with great interest. Very helpful. I thought I would bring you up-to-date with my experiences.

    I appreciated your admission some time ago that sometimes you can't resist trying to predict the future (i.e., timing). I also have that weakness. In May, when I rolled into an IRA, I began using your strategy. But I modified it by making forays into what looked like good stocks - using diagonal spreads with either calls or puts. More recently, I predicted that many stocks would rise, at least into January, and that I could capitalize on this by buying near-term (Jan, Feb, Mar) anchors, and selling weekly. This has been very successful in this market. My modified "Reel Ken" strategy is up over 60% in 27 weeks. I go in regularly to take profits and close out losers. Now, while everyone is predicting a Santa rally, I am rather expecting a flattish market for the next 2 weeks, and like you, a 5+ % correction in the not too distant future. So I will now close out more positions, and replace them with SPY put diagonal spreads.

    The thing about self-investing that impresses me most is the importance of finding a strategy that is a good fit with your psychology. This has been perfect for me. It is fun, and I believe it will continue to be successful.

    Best wishes to you and all your followers.
    Dec 22 05:22 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is The U.S. Bankrupt? [View article]
    Now, that is funny!
    Dec 21 05:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Krugman Versus ZeroHedge [View article]
    Thank you for the excellent article. I agree completely with your well-stated position on the problem of Germany's surplus, also expressed by Dr. Krugman. More importantly, as you undoubtedly know, the European Commission agrees (NYT, Nov 14). Continuation of the Eurozone is unsustainable if Germany does not adjust its policies.

    I also agree, as do most intelligent observers, that ZeroHedge (and Austrian economic theory) is utter nonsense.
    Nov 15 10:57 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Emerging Competition Threatens Apple In 2014 [View article]
    Thank you for an interesting article. Now that I have seen the poor quality of your apple-bug opponents' thinking, I am tempted to short Apple myself!
    Nov 1 01:12 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment