Baseball is not exactly my thing, but boy am I ever a Cubs fan now. Go, Cubs! Go, Ernie Banks! Go, Brent Sopel!* In the week we celebrate those certain unalienable rights our founders held to be self-evident, this from Sports Illustrated is the kind of story that makes you proud. Pass it on.
*who is apparently a former Blackhawk, which is apparently a hockey team.
You simply have to watch this. If you like it, pass it on to Reagan fans, Obama fans, and Obama foes.
Did it bottom Friday at $7.55 before closing at $8.05? Beats me. With hindsight, I wish I’d bought more at $5.35 and $4.61 – and sold it all last month at $16. But if I had been that smart, I would also have bought it back at $7.55, hoping for a triple in the next year or three, because the underlying story remains unchanged. Guru notes that “The phase II trial we will hear about this fall includes the neuroendocrine tumor of the pancreas that Steve Jobs had. Perhaps if the DCTH system had been available, he would not have needed the liver transplant!”
Guru can be wrong. And in a really bad market – an ever-present possibility in this treacherous decade – everything will tank. So, as always, and for real: only make this bet with money you can truly afford to lose.
DID YOU WATCH IT?
Perhaps you weren’t listening. You simply have to watch this. If you like it, pass it on to Reagan fans, Obama fans, and Obama foes. If you don’t like it, let me know and I will extend your subscription by a month at no charge. (That’s a full month – including the famous swim suit issue – at no charge.)
Tomorrow: The State of Maine
Quote of the Day
It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics, because discrimination, poverty and ignorance restrict growth, while investments in education, infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it, creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.~Bill Clinton
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