Well 2008 is done, over, finito, finished. I cried for hours but just got a hold of myself. Some day this war will end but not yet, still more after shock, still more shoes to fall from the sky. You guys know my slant by now so I will not be redundant. I have some resolutions, some are tongue and cheek and some are serious.
I promise to short one hundred XLF share every time CNBC says “bottom”
I promise to short one hundred IYR share every time Cramer makes a call, then changes his mind then blames someone else for saying it.
I promise to short one hundred RTH shares when a pundit says we definitely bottomed after a 300 point up day.
I promise to short 200 shares the following day when the market drops 400 points.
I promise to stay true to my convictions like last year, I never swayed and it saved my ass and produced enormous profits, even though many times I felt freakishly alone in my view.
I promise to write, produce, direct and star in a new cable show called “Short Money”
I promise to hold my shorts and longs a little longer during the day. Too many stocks did what I thought they would do, but without me because of my impatience.
I promise to increase size dramatically and press very hard when I know I’m right.
I promise to help, assist, educate people who have a sincere interest in seeing the other side of the market.
I promise to name names when people are idiots, they need to be accountable.
I promise a hottie a day on my twitter homepage.
I promise to tighten up my blog and make it even better for you guys.
I promise to unfollow anyone on twitter who buys mutual funds or gives money to a Fund of Funds.
I promise to assemble a group of Navy Seals and Special Ops to kidnap and then detain all analysts.
I promise to personally fund a make over for Abby Joseph Cohen.
I promise to continue to expose liars, charlatans, bull shit artists and phonies of all types, politically and economically.
I promise not to say ‘I told you so” when commercial real estate implodes, financials retest their lows, retail goes bankrupt and China fails.
I promise to post my Stocktwits trades as fast as possible or just start charging you a few hundred a month so you can continue to be exposed to genius and greatness in real time.
I promise not to pay if Obama raises my taxes.
I promise not to use Wesley Snipes lawyer.
I promise to remain jaded and cynical because I’ve seen it all and nobody can tell me different. I am a pisser at parties though.
I promise to be accountable because many of you trust me and I take that seriously.
I promise to maybe start a small long/short fund again, money is just a way of keeping score, being right was always more of a rush for me.
OK, that’s it for now. Hey, comment me or email what you think on two counts, 1- what will the market do tomorrow? and 2-how will the market end the year? I will post results Saturday morning.
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Now lets go kick some ass!!