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Buyer’s Remorse Tuesday – WMT, TWTR, (Hopefully Not) SPX
Buyer’s remorse is a nasty feeling, whether it results from a bad meal, too much inventory, or misguided company purchase. And don’t forget that it can result from misguided market enthusiasm too.
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Hard To Flip These Coins, Or COIN
Unfortunately for COIN investors, the market is punishing unprofitable companies. After being rewarded handsomely for showing exceptional earnings in the past four quarters, they are getting pummeled for their most recent miss.
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Abnormal Normalization
You would be quite surprised to discover that the normalized performances of a range of popular indices all show similar returns since the Covid lows of March 23, 2020.
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Not So Stable Stablecoin + A Mathematical Trick
Yesterday was another in a series of rocky days for risk assets. Cryptos and related stocks fared the worst, as the UST stablecoin “broke the buck”.
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The Tortoise Catches The Hare
Many of us are familiar with the fable about the tortoise and the hare, a cautionary tale about overconfidence. Believe it or not, equity markets are offering us a real-life version of that tale.
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Notes From An Unchanged Week (For Now)
It is hard to believe, but major US indices are roughly unchanged for the week. Building a bottom is a process, not a one-day thing, like we saw on Monday and Wednesday.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AET Aetna Inc.
DE Deere & Company
GE General Electric Company
HON Honeywell International Inc.
JNJ Johnson & Johnson
MCD McDonald's Corporation
MON Monsanto Company
NEM Newmont Goldcorp Corporation
ORCL Oracle Corporation
PX Praxair Inc.
UNH UnitedHealth Group Inc.
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