The retail option bubble continues higher with institutional traders watching on in utter awe as to the outright insanity that is taken place in front of their eyes. And of course are taking full advantage per the old aphorism that a fool and his money are soon parted. This is going to be extensive as I’m literally going to bombard you with charts and graphs today. So grab yourself a cup of Java or whatever non-GMO organic sustainable cruel-free tasteless concoction that tickles your fancy, strap yourself in, and get ready for a wild ride.
Okay, not really as I’m a cantankerous old fossil who still clings to his 5 year old iPhone 5SE (I hate large phones and anything > 4 inches is competition). But that also means I’ve been around the carousel a few times and therefore recognize a premium setup when I see one. And let me tell you – big tech was literally throwing itself at me last Friday. And to no surprise a few small gambles taken then have all paid off in spades. Let’s review – or in case you missed out (again) – watch and weep:
With a new administration on its way in and growing concerns about the Fed’s unmitigated money printing initiatives many are starting to wonder if the big stock market party of the Trump years is finally over and where we may go from here. Given that social spending is expected to massively increase along with taxation in the upper income brackets the dynamics that have been driving the market could rapidly be shifting.
As we are all in dire need of a bit of distraction from all the chaos I decided to start a new tradition here on Evil Speculator. Whenever I run into a good mix or new tune that tickles my fancy I’ll post it here over the weekend. The great honor of being our first is Anthony Rother*, a German based artist (I am not sure he’s actually a Kraut), that for some strange reason managed to escape my periphery which is a bit surprising to say the least: