Optional Chaos

Optional Chaos

So which is it?   Monday, doom loomed over stocks. In Punditry were wringing hands, hushed tones. The virus was back. Growth was slowing. Inflation. The sky was falling! Then came Tuesday.  Jekyll and Hyde? Options expirations.  Only CNBC’s Brian Sullivan mentioned...
Supply and Demand

Supply and Demand

Happy Bastille Day!  Also, Goldman Sachs made $15 per share, 50% over expectations. The stock declined. JP Morgan earned $12 billion on revenue of $31 billion, doubling views. Shares fell. Why are banks making 36% margins when you can’t earn a dime of interest? I...
Data to Know

Data to Know

What should you know about your stock, public companies?  Well, what do you know about your business that you can rattle off to some inquiring investor while checking the soccer schedule for your twelve-year-old, replying to an email from the CFO, and listening to an...
Data to Know

Data to Know

What should you know about your stock, public companies?  Well, what do you know about your business that you can rattle off to some inquiring investor while checking the soccer schedule for your twelve-year-old, replying to an email from the CFO, and listening to an...
Rustling Data

Rustling Data

http://modernir.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/MSM063021.mp3 The Russell Reconstitution is so big everybody talks about it.  And yet it’s not.  The Nasdaq touted its role facilitating this year’s Russell reset, saying, “A record 2.37 billion shares representing...