Monday, June 16, 2008
I have a sinus headache today that is still unabated. So it has been one of those days.
My beef tenderloin was wonderful. I elected to grill it whole (made a paste of garlic, olive oil, thyme and rosemary, salt and pepper). My husband seemed concerned that I was going to ruin it, as I we've not much experience with this grill. I had no concerns, and I put his to rest.
It was nice to visit with our Father's--but it was a long day for me.
My son is the proud owner of a used 2004 Subaru Impreza WRX. They went up to Baltimore area today. They are on their way back, so I have to stay up. My son is very excited. It is exactly the car he wants.
It is a manual shift which he does not know how to drive. I overheard him say that "he was familiar with the concept". Well that doesn't mean much! Mark is driving the vehicle home and my son is driving the truck. It's a long day driving to Baltimore and back. I remember well when I drove to get Daisey. Hard to believe that I've almost had her a year.
I've been spending some time on the FINVIZ.com site. I have a link for you in the tabs above. It is just fantastic. I hope that you will visit it to see how it might fit with your stock research needs.
I heard Dennis Gartman say on TV today that if someone put a gun to his head and asked him about oil that he would just ask the person to pull the trigger. Oil, coal and steel--they've been unbelievable performers. I still think the coin toss on the BRIC countries is going to be the overall tell. To my eye it is the last bastion of hope for the market. I believe they are slowing, and I see news to that fact (mostly on Bloomberg which does a pretty good job covering Asia.) But it does not appear to me that the commodity stocks--the last to leave the party stocks--are reflecting that. I'm happy to stand mostly aside in all of this.
I do have some SEP 35 GE calls. A stupid stock trick assuredly!
I'm almost done with my Reminiscences book. All I can say is, "Wow!". The scheming and thievery--and I doubt that it is much different now. It has really shaped my perspective. It also gives me a new appreciation for technicals in terms of its specific use in the "sold to you" plays. And when the big money unloads, it is indeed sold to us.
GS is out tomorrow. I cannot imagine that they miss.