It’s almost that time again – time for “earnings roulette” season. Or as I sometimes say “earnings blow-up season is right around the corner“. You probably know by now I’m a fan of drinking games, so if you want to play along this earnings season… every time a company blames bad earnings on the “strong […]
“I predict we’ll hit Dow 20,000 this year” – StockCats January, 2017 Fixation on Dow 20k… One thing that’s been bugging me recently is the incessant “cheerleading” of Dow 20,000 on CNBC. I believe the unhealthy fixation on Dow 20k kicked off shortly after this interview. Soon after they started running with “The March to […]
A couple years ago I noticed a strange phenomenon that occurs around the end of each year – and the beginning of each new year. Dozens of necktie-clad stock market experts appear on CNBC (and in other media) and proclaim they “expect the market to rise 8-10%” the following year. Since this annual ritual seemed […]
In the past, on occasion – I’ve Tweeted out a few ideas I think would make Twitter better. But more importantly I’ve mentioned a few things that would likely turn Twitter – as a company – around in no time. I’m talking profitable – if properly executed. As a power user, on since 2009, I […]
Anyone plugged into the human consciousness knows the story by now. Twitter plans to disrupt the space-time continuum at their earliest convenience by algorithmically generating our feeds based on [insert buzzword] instead of the traditional sequential #timestamped timeline we have grown accustomed to. The announcement shook the world: The backlash from users was immediate and […]
2016 brings a brand-new StockCats.com website. I decided to start over from scratch. The old site was great, I hope you enjoyed it. I’ve moved to a new sever and decided not to move all that old stuff over. I want to start fresh with a blank canvas. I have that ability now.