Eddy Elfenbein

Eddy Elfenbein

Aesthete, raconteur, impresario, bon vivant, cognoscente, recusant, enfant terrible

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There have been zero punt returns for a TD this season. I don't recall having this problem under Trump.

The unemployment rate is currently lower than it was *at any point* from March 1970 until February 1999.

The Dow 80 years ago. Pearl Harbor came during a deteriorating market. The market bottomed around the time of the Doolittle Raid. It was still far below its 1929 peak.

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There seems to be a belief that there's been a mass exodus from the workforce. That's not true. Among seniors, yes, many have retired ahead of schedule. But the LFPR among 25-54 is holding up well.

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The stock market was closed on Dec 7, 1941, being a Sunday, but the Dow fell 3.5% on Monday and another 2.9% on Tuesday the 9th.

We had some share creates today for $CWS. We continued to grow. Thank you for your support!

Historically, one-third of the Dow's gain has come between December 22 and January 8.

Looks like our sixth >1% day in seven sessions.

The Dow was up as much as 776.67 today. That nearly matches the 1982 low of 776.92.


To the guy who stole my antidepressants, I hope you're happy now.

Maybe we'll have better luck tomorrow which is *checks notes* Friday, the 13th.

Shares of $ZOOM are up 50% today because video conferencing is expected to benefit from the coronavirus. One small problem. It's wrong company. Zoom is $ZM. $ZOOM has been out of business for years. Score one for efficient markets! cc @asymmetricinfo 

Tom Brady has thrown 11.7% of all TD passes ever thrown in a Super Bowl.

If you're curious, here are the NYSE Circuit Breakers: -7%: shut trading for 15 mins -13%: shut trading for 15 mins -20%: close exchange

Socialism is so bad that Trump's wives chose him over it. Think about that.

My daughter just asked me, “Daddy, the stock market looks so scary. I’m afraid.” I didn’t know what to say. I finally said, “You’re 27. Stop talking like that.”

He's named Nate Silver because all his picks come in second place.

Biden won Stafford by 3. Youngkin is up by 20 with 92% in.

One of my goals this year is to be less condescending. (Condescending means to talk down to people.)