January 18, 2022

Oil Is The Wrecking Ball That We All Deserve…


I’ve been pretty clear on why oil is going higher. If you want a refresher, click here. I’ve also been clear that when oil overshoots, it’s going to create the next Lehman moment. Oil is the wrecking ball that will crush every CUSIP, because the Fed will eventually panic. Look at bonds. They’re getting smashed along with equities today. This will blow up the Read More
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January 17, 2022

Azores (Part 2)


Over a decade ago, what started as a semi-regular email to friends, morphed onto this site, mainly due to the difficulties of sending travel pictures through email attachments. With that in mind, I’m going to share some pics from my recent trip to the Azores. Sorry, no stock picks, but that’s fine because the Azores are absolutely incredible… Quick history lesson to start. While Read More
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January 3, 2022

The Great Rotation…


In a few short hours, we’re headed back into the trenches. No sleep for us weary hedgies. They’ve re-set the performance clock at zero and we’ve got to fight our way forward, showing why we’re worth those incentive fees. Before heading off for battle, I figured a 2022 roadmap would be helpful. Here’s mine. I’ve been critical of the Ponzi Sector for quite some Read More
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December 31, 2021

2021 Position Review


A surprising number of investors seem to have blogs these days. Once a year, we circle back and see who got it right. Besides, what’s the point of doing this publicly if we’re not keeping score? (Prior position reviews 2020, 2019, 2018) Let me start by saying that 2021 was a monster year for me, coming on the back of an equally massive 2020. Read More
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December 27, 2021

The Problem With Ponzis…


Over the past few years, I’ve been highly critical of the Ponzi Sector. This is a whole grouping of companies that has no ability or desire to ever become profitable. Instead, these businesses have focused on rapid revenue growth because the stock market has rewarded them for this growth—especially if there are no profits. In reality, stock promotion is the core business of the Read More
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