Items Tagged with 'Merry Christmas'


  • The pessimist's guide to 2017 is here and it's time for everyone to panic

    How bad can things really get?
    [Color commentary] Yesterday, I got an email from a source who asked: “If I told you at the beginning of the year you’d be writing about Pokemon and Ben Carson leading HUD, what institution would you commit me too?” Like all other semi-casual observers of market trends, I did not reply and instead, like all fellow pessimists, I chose to panic. Good news is, we're not alone.
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  • The Close Before Christmas

    The following has been circulating through trade desks today, and is attributed to an unnamed source at Guggenheim Capital: Twas the night before Christmas, and all thru the Street. Not a head hunter was working, which was no easy feat. The resumes were hung, by the fax machine with care. In hopes that a 2 x 2 might soon appear there. The interns were fighting over who covers the Fed. While visions of Grad school danced through their head. My wife worked the night shift with me at the Gap. We just liquidated the IRA, and what was left of my CAP.
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