05 Feb

5 Feb: Cashin’s Comments

thank you Art Cashin for this comment: On this day in 1895, America was in a funny financial spot. Well, it was a bit over a hundred and twenty-one years ago today – so – I guess you deserve an explanation. Let me see….if I remember what Sister Herman Joseph taught me – that different America of a […]

03 Feb

My Reply To ESMA

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has proposed a number of measures to curtail the activities in the retail CFD trading industry. What is the essence of the measures? Significantly reduce the margin availability on all speculative instruments (currencies, stocks, stock indices, commodities). A margin close-out rule. Negative balance protection Measures to stop certain […]

02 Feb

2 feb 2018: “Cashin’s Comments

thank you for permission to post these… all rights to UBS and Art Cashin… On this day in the mid 1600’s, some of the early German settlers in Pennsylvania would gather among those sects that observed the Christian “Feast of the Presentation.” As at any gathering of farmers, there was talk of family and when the weather might […]

01 Feb

Cashin’s Comments

I thought yesterday’s comment was one of the best ever.. thank you so much for sharing …. On this day in 1893, the world’s first motion picture studio began operation. And for the next decade, it would supply America with dreams on celluloid. No, it was not in Hollywood…it was in West Orange, N.J. No, it did […]

31 Jan

31 jan 2018 “Cashin’s Comments”

AN ABSOLUTE TREASURE TODAY FROM ART CASHIN…. thank you so much   On this day in 1876, an already legendary medical professor at Edinburgh University began to address a new group of students. He began his lecture with his usual demand for observation. He pounded on his theme of the “vast importance of little distinctions” of the “endless […]