Category Archives: Cartoon of the Day

Groundhog Day 2.0

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Rhyme of History: Young Pinkies from Columbia & Harvard?

Nice ‘toon floating around the ‘net.   Can you hear the rhyme of history in our current political dialogue?  Marxist rhetoric and all.   Check out Uncle Joe in the corner enjoying the red sunrise. We provide a little historical context … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day: Today’s Market Action

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Cartoon of the Day: The New Bond Salesman

A friend of ours, “Countrywide”, named for the girth of his posterior, who works at a major asset management firm,  sent this over yesterday.  He says the dude holding the sign looks like the Goldman Sachs bond salesman who covers … Continue reading

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‘Toon of the Day: Europe’s Imperial Couple

Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked. –  Warren Buffet (click here if cartoon is not observable)

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Is It Déjà Vu All Over Again?

Great ‘toon on the 1932 banking crisis, dated May 24, 1932,  posted over at the Worthwhile Canadian Initiative blog.  See our post, Credit-Anstalt 2.0?. The caption reads: “Phew! That’s A Nasty Leak.  Thank Goodness It’s Not At Our End of the Boat.”  … Continue reading

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Cartoon of the Day: Error Euro

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Cartoon of the Day: Einstein’s California Epiphany

Hat tip, Craig “Crack Spread” B.!  (click here if cartoon is not observable)

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Cartoon of the Day: Fed Prepares QE3

Hat tip to Craig “Crack Spread” B.!   (click here if cartoon is not observable)

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Chart of the Day: Components of the Gasoline Price

Traveling in California today we witnessed $4.00 gas and prompted us to think what makes up the price.  We constructed the following chart from a U.S. Energy Information Agency (E.I.A.)  time series. Notice in May 2001 the crude component of a … Continue reading

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