Monthly Archives: August 2010

8.31.10 – I’m Tired

Spent most of today’s continuing to rebuild my address book, changing passwords, checking with my credit card companies to make sure there was no monkey business there, etc.  What a pain!  Oh, well…could have been much worse, I suppose. The … Continue reading

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8.30.10 – Hacked!

My e-mail account was hacked today and everyone in my address book received an “I’m in London, UK and the credit cards in my suitcase were stolen” e-mail.  Spent the better part of the day recreating my address book (which … Continue reading

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8.29.10 – Welcome, To The Machine

With apologies to Pink Floyd, “Welcome…to The Machine.” That verse kept running through my head when I tested the newest offering from The Connors Group, called “The Machine.”  In case you were wondering, ‘Connors’ is Larry Connors, one of the … Continue reading

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8.27.10 – E-I-E-I…D’oh!

Thanks, Homer. Just when the popular media was screaming about Hindenburg Omens, the market falling below 10,000, and a week of negative economic reports, Uncle Ben says the U.S. central bank “will do all that it can” to ensure a … Continue reading

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8.25.10 – Blog Will Resume On Friday, August 27

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8.24.10 – Oh, My…

Important lows were taken out today as the market sold off on news that existing homes sales plunged a record 27%.  Paradoxically, home builders rallied on today’s housing data, the last to be negatively affected by the expiration of a … Continue reading

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8.23.10 – More Of The Same

You can tell it’s the hazy, lazy days of late summer.  The kids are starting back to school while the Street tries for 1 – 2 more weekends in the Hamptons…are the LIRR Cannonball parlor seats all sold out yet? … Continue reading

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8.20.10 – Is That The End?

Yup, it’s Friday again.  Comes the same time each week, too…. The markets closed mixed today although there was a half-hearted rally attempt in the afternoon that never gained traction.  The Dow Industrials fell 57 points to close at 10,213.62.  … Continue reading

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8.19.10 – You’re In A Heap O’ Trouble Now, Son

A few years ago I took a Monday off to visit an art museum in Dallas.  Trying to be green I took the train from Ft. Worth to Dallas and then hopped on the light rail trolley (“DART”) to the … Continue reading

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8.18.10 – Good Golly, Miss Molly!

One of our neighbors owns the cutest little Cairn Terrier you’ve ever seen.  Her name is Molly and she loves to chase things.  When she sees a bird flying overhead she runs in a tight circle to the left and … Continue reading

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