By Lambert Strether of Corrente.
Patient readers, I am pushing and floundering through another analysis of the House races, so today’s post is the most open of open threads! –lambert
Here, at least, are Haygood’s charts:
Five Horsemen: “Microsoft is trading at a fresh record high” [Hat Tip, Jim Haygood].
NakedCap Mania-Panic Index: “The mania-panic index was flat at 66 (complacency) after Friday’s put-call ratio rose to 0.98, a negative for the indicator” [Hat Tip, Jim Haygood]. (The NakedCap mania-panic index is an equally-weighted average of seven technical indicators derived from stock indexes, volatility (VIX), Treasuries, junk bonds, equity options, and internal measures of new highs vs new lows and up volume vs down volume … each converted to a scale of 0 to 100 before averaging, using thirty years of history for five of the seven series.)
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KS writes: “This was taken a last month in Anghiari, Italy. The featured plant in the foreground is, I believe, a wild cherry tree.” Light breaking through the clouds is, hopefully, appropriate!
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