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The Advanced Genius Theory

December 9, 2011


or……….Was Irvine Welsh’s┬áSick Boy actually on to something? It’s been FAR too long and much has transpired in the markets. Too much for me to adequately condense here and now. Most everything went lower, until the morning of October 4th……at which point I wrote this to a handful of friends: I would…. 10/04/11 buy the […]

Sitting Here in Limbo…..(Perfect Storm cont.)

September 14, 2011


…..Waiting for the tide turn. Yeah, now, sitting here in Limbo, So many things I’ve got to learn. Meanwhile, they’re putting up a resistance, But I know that my faith will lead me on. Sitting here in Limbo Waiting for the dice to roll. Yeah, now, sitting here in Limbo, Still got some time to […]

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned…..

September 13, 2011


…….Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. (A first hand account of the labor market). This oft misquoted, insightful snippet was correct until very recently, when I was offered a position with a new, small private equity firm based in Chicago…..a position I accepted and at the same time TURNED DOWN another job opportunity…..only […]

Ratatouille Friday…..

September 9, 2011


My mind won’t permit a cohesive narrative today, so in it’s place is Ratatouille Friday….. a hodge podge of thoughts that have been running around in my head lately. Greek/Euro is a problem again. The Equity markets (unenviable) ability to forget about the SYSTEMIC risk that is percolating on the other side of the Atlantic […]

He’s back…..

September 7, 2011


…..with some musings on the markets, life, and some other shite. It’s been a while. Much has transpired. I will get back in the swing of things with short declarative statements, Hemingway style. That reminds me, Hemingway was an incredible writer. I think WHEN you read something (what juncture in life) may be almost as […]

This is your brain on….

August 1, 2011


Interesting NY Times article on addiction provided without commentary for the time being:

One day at a time….

July 29, 2011


Of late my posts have been very market-centric, and on this beautiful summer Friday I need to take a moment and be grateful for my sobriety and all that’s come with it! I’m approaching 4 1/2 years (amazing how time flies) without a drink. I’m incredibly proud and forever indebted to my family, friends, wife, […]