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Blog Profile / Mercenary Trader

Filed Under:Business & Finance / Investing
Posts on Regator:1050
Posts / Week:5
Archived Since:August 23, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Mercenary Links May 23rd: Already Forgotten

Mercenary Links May 23rd: Bundled debt demand at height-of-crisis levels... risk of ECB disappointment high... the secret to Facebook's success... the dangerous business of Everest, a $250,000 chicken coop, and more.

Mercenary Links May 21st: Military Coup

Mercenary Links May 21st: Thailand military declares a coup... China gets the edge in Russia gas deal... ticking time bombs at the Fed... high frequency hyperbole redux, what came before the big bang, and more.

Mercenary Links May 21st: Let’s Make a Deal

Mercenary Links May 21st: China, Russia sign 30-year, $400B gas deal... debt rises in leveraged buyouts... the miserable mess of managed futures... why good poker players aren't lucky, why beauty is not truth, and more.

Mercenary Links May 20th: Lingering Woes

Mercenary Links May 20th: Mortgage, home equity woes linger... Russia close to $400 billion China pipeline deal... Thailand's army declares martial law... China's Elon Musk, New York's surging heroin trade, and more.

Mercenary Links May 19th: The Walter White of Central Banking

Mercenary Links May 19th: Draghi is "all in" committed on ECB easing... Most of the world is overbought... tensions mount on Asia high seas... why you should sleep like the ancients, leadership lessons from a four-star general, and more.

Mercenary Links May 16th: Storming and Sweeping

Mercenary Links May 16th: India's opposition leader wins, stocks surge... things you don't want to see (if you're a bull)... time bombs in China's property bubble... the greatest graduation speeches of the past 50 years, "Stairway to Heaven" origin questions, and more.

Mercenary Links May 15th: Nervous Time

Mercenary Links May 15th: David Tepper getting nervous... Russia dumps a fifth of USTs... Euro Zone stuck in first gear... the New World's oldest skeleton, a 103-year-old Orca, and more.

Large-Cap Breakout Failure is Ominous For Bulls

As of this writing (Thursday morning intraday), the large-cap breakout has revealed itself to be — as we suspected — a giant head fake...

Mercenary Links May 14th: Euro-Stimulus

Mercenary Links May 14th: Fresh signs of ECB stimulus plan... why bonds are rising... EU court's anti-Google ruling... why we favorite tweets, delusions of the average American, and more.

Mercenary Links May 13th: Demographic Bid

Mercenary Links May 13th: Gundlach sees demographic bid for UST's... small biz optimism hits 6.5 year high... retail sales whiff... the insanely complex Formula 1 Steering Wheel, Christopher Columbus flagship found, and more.

If you want to be Tarantino, watch a lot of movies

If you want to be the next Tarantino, watch a lot of movies. And don’t just watch them, be hyper-attentive about rating them, reviewing them, and so on.

Mercenary Links May 12th: Modi Mania

Mercenary Links May 12th: Modi on course for India election win... US housing sector stalling... how the euro was saved... why Formula 1 racers are relearning how to drive, what it's like to be a billionaire's butler, and more.

How Do We Know The Bull Market Isn’t Over?

How do we know the bull market isn’t over? How does one quantify “over” versus “not over?” What if the upside to be patient for here is not in longs, but shorts?

Mercenary Links May 9th: Fresh Beats

Mercenary Links May 9th: Apple buys Beats... average stock now in bear market... China discusses US-Beijing railway... the intelligence gene, failure of the fat free revolution, and more.

What if de Grey and Kurzweil are half right?

Living to be 1,000 years old, or even 250 years old, might be a stretch. But what about, say, excellent quality of life at age 100, or even age 125? Take care of yourselves brothers and sisters!

Mercenary Links May 8th: Slow Night at the Auction House

Mercenary Links May 8th: Sotheby's whiffs latest auction... Alibaba files for biggest tech IPO... ECB says stimulus in June...Putin oversees nuclear force exercise, the secret history of life-hacking, and more.

Central Banks Are No Cure For Legislative Incompetence

Central banks are no cure for legislative incompetence. Never have been, never will be. And yet, there is an attitude that “doing something” is always better than doing nothing — and so the central banks are urged to fix what the politicians have screwed up.

Mercenary Links May 7th: Pot Pressure

Mercenary Links May 7th: American Pot Farmers Putting Cartels Out of Business... trophy homes smash price records... the coming Alibaba IPO... why climate change is already happening, why you should eat more nuts, and more.

Adaptable to Change

The cartels are getting squeezed by Colorado homegrown, and are responding - by ramping up other lines of business. You can legalize drugs, but you can’t legalize crime. So the cartels have shifted with the times.

Mercenary Links May 6th: Rich List

Mercenary Links May 6th: Top hedgies make $21.5B in 2013... why China's property bubble has already popped... Twitter shares plummet... how wealthy families blow their assets, tapping the water boom, and more.

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