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I'm a former financial columnist for the Los Angeles Times (1990-2011), now an independent investor, writer and consultant. Love LA -- esp. when it rains.

Jul 31, 2014

@michaelsantoli Remember how S&P 500's plunge in summer 2011 was so, so, close to bear-mkt territory but bottomed just a hair above -20%?

Jul 31, 2014

ZeroHedge today had its first orgasm in about two years. Wonder if the wait made in better? zerohedge.com/news/2014-07-3…

Jul 31, 2014

Fun while it lasted: Dow now -0.1% YTD, Russell 2000 -3.7%, but Nasdaq still +4.6%, S&P 500 +4.4%

Jul 31, 2014

Ugly, ugly day on Wall St. as everything wrong in the world finally registers with stocks. Dow -316 Fri. brings more fun: July jobs report

Jul 31, 2014

Look who's coming to Silicon Valley: Wingnut lunatics Westboro Baptist valleywag.gawker.com/the-westboro-b… HT @anblanx

Jul 31, 2014

"Sell when you can, not when you have to." Advice not for today, but for always.

Jul 31, 2014

Whoa. Dow down almost 300, or -1.7%. 300 pts ain't what it used to be, but still. bigcharts.marketwatch.com/quickchart/qui…

Jul 31, 2014

What's wrong with the stock market today? One word: Gaza, Fed, Russia, Ukraine, Syria, Iraq, ISIS, Argentina, Libya ... and Yelp.

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