Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Is your equity curve underwater this year?

October 9, 2009

Is your equity curve underwater so far this year? Okay, you may be a loser, but you can still sing a very fine tune. It’s not the same as singing joyfully and proudly about your ability to follow a trend, but it’s close.


Vladimir Visotsky redux

September 18, 2009

This is how the market bears feel about the market. Timeless.

Nothing is as it seems.

Benny Moten sings the rally

July 28, 2009

The true genius of Kansas City blues, which later became the inspiration for the popular music we are all fond of listening to. This rally is a blues-driven tribute to Benny and his group of cohorts who reside in our history and spark our imagination.

Greatest Man – Weezer

March 27, 2009

Only 10% of traders are consistently successful.

You all know who you are. This is for you.

Velvet Underground – After Hours

February 27, 2009

Goodnight capitalism, my old friend

I thought these drawings illustrate our government’s sophistication. Simply beautiful, or what?

Frankly Mr. Shankly – Smiths

February 20, 2009

Oh please Mr. Shankly, I’m frankly not interested in your money

But if you insist, please pay my mortgage, health insurance and potato vodka martini tab. If you can’t do it all, you can leave out the health insurance.

Beethoven Opus 130, 4th movement

February 13, 2009

This is what a fibonacci retracement sounds like.

Milan Kundera introduced me to Beethoven’s Last Quartets in his book titled “Unbearable Lightness of Being”. Beethoven was deaf when he composed this masterpiece. Maybe some day I’ll be able to make good trades blindfolded?

Candy Man, cover by John Fahey

February 10, 2009

Sweet. And yeah, pun intended.

Not quite like the candy we’re about to get shoved down our collective throats, though.

Vladimir Visotsky

January 30, 2009

Time to grab a potato vodka martini and enjoy a little Vladmir Visotsky …