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Strategies & Market Trends
Winter in the Great White North
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Emcee:  marcos Type:  Moderated
Winter is a market force, it brings us a feeling of change of year, of an ending and then a fresh shiney start, along with longer nights snuggled up beside the fireplace with the computer, a heightened awareness of tax law leading to the dumping of one's personal dogs of the year ending, some sort of weird euphoria called the Santa Klaus Rally which seems to be late this year, then the phenomenon known as the January Effect which in the case of many speckie stocks is largely the direct result of and a rebound from the tax-loss selling and might more properly be referred to as the San Valentín Rally or the Look Out Ides of March Here We Come Flood Tide since it generally carries well beyond the first month, augmented as it is by factors such as rrsp cash inflows and a vague rosey optimism that this year we're gonna get it right.

Sure, let's discuss spring summer and fall, they are but varying degrees of temporary lack of winter ... anything cyclical that acts on market dynamics - could be political cycles, for instance how markets have behaved historically in the first years of US presidents, especially republican ones ... or how about significant calendar dates, like the Real Millennium coming up [there was no Year Zero!] in fourty-five hours and fourty-one minutes.

Tax-loss selling and possible rebounds from it, that's the big one, especially following years in which so many tank so big ... Happy New Year!
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8181One way I keep track of all the tickers is by owning shares in far too many of tLoneClone-August 30
8180moon.v - it must be over a year since i've had any, and lost track of the stmarcos-August 30
8179For any who might have missed them, REG has been producing some excellent videosLoneClone-August 29
8178Marcos, I don't know if you still have any shares of MOON. There has been siLoneClone-August 29
8177Au/Ag ratio, from 95 to 84 as gold puts on ten per cent since early july - stomarcos-August 28
8176gldn.v - got a couple dime bids in before the close, for those accts ... tiny thmarcos1August 14
8175axu.to - nice little lift in Alexco too, fifteen per cent ... i'm not seeingmarcos1August 14
8174tuo.v- news (rehash)after the bell from the (ahem)...third party holder in Treonepath-August 14
8173And now Eric Sprott has chucked $5M at Kootenay. Message 32282431 That settlesLoneClone-August 13
8172They are called bulbils. (Not bulbuls; those are birds whose name comes in handyLoneClone-August 13
8171The top flower of the garlic appears to be many tiny garlic bulbs. Is That coStephen O-August 13
8170Kidl posted a TUO letter to shareholders here Message 32280611 LCLoneClone2August 12
8169TUO also put out a clarification of the rejigging of the property options with TLoneClone-August 12
8168I am pretty basic on the soil-making. I dig in leaves that I have collected the LoneClone-August 7
8167Beautiful ... your soil looks quite rich too, lots of organics, that's an immarcos-August 7
8166I almost sold some TUO today but since the PoG is running, I held off. Here'LoneClone-August 7
8165ktn.v - prints .17, which is a new 52wk high believe it or not ... five minutes marcos2August 7
8164Looking good.... American Creek drills 780 m of 0.68 g/t Au at Treaty onepath3July 30
8163I agree, if they can merge hard asset gold with crypto off of the internet machiClark Kent-July 30
8162The best of the old made smoother and faster when combined with the best of the marcos-July 29
8161svb.to - Zinc Bear, lol ... guess it would have to be, because there is already marcos-July 29
8160I love that these people are thinking outside the box while being old school. “Clark Kent-July 29
8159tuo.v - so it did turn out to be largely Eric Sprott ... ckg.v - today he's marcos-July 29
8158I wish. Still way below break even . nice thought though.Clark Kent-July 24
8157Thar she blows! TUO up 50% in a week. Time to take some profits? LCLoneClone-July 24
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