Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. –Albert Einstein

Well, that was something of a relief. At least to the Bulls.

With last Friday morning looking a lot like the rest of the week up to that point, it seemed like Wall Street would end up with a five-day losing streak. 

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Are PIIGS About to Get Poked On the Street? (The Sequel)

by Daniel Sckolnik of ETF Periscope

“There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; it’s what we do with them that's important.” --   Jim Rohn

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“I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, "Where's the self-help section?" She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.” --  George Carlin


Was that a loud squeal that was just heard down at Wall Street?

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Between a Rock of Gibraltar and a Hard Currency Place

by Daniel Sckolnik of ETF Periscope

“I used to jog but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass.” -- David Lee Roth

Careful what you say. The markets are pretty sensitive right about now.

Breakin' Out is Hard to Do

by Daniel Sckolnik of ETF Periscope

“To know yet to think that one does not know is best; not to know yet to think that one knows will lead to difficulty.”   ~ Lao Tzu

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September's Song: Off-Key or On-Pitch?

by Daniel Sckolnik of ETF Periscope

“The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.” ~Carl Jung

The first notes of September’s song can be heard loud and clear, and so far it sounds a lot like the mating call of the Bull.

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