Friday, February 20, 2009

Friday, February 20, 2009

Bsi 2,108.58 +8.43 +.4%

The week ends on a slight up-tick.

WINNERS

Shane Battier (SB31) .58 +.41 +341%

The New York Times Magazine makes that case that Battier is the most under-valued player in the NBA.

And here we thought it was Darko Milicic...


LOSERS

Roland Burris  (RBIL) 2.12 -7.91 -78.86%

A cadre of black ministers who showed support for Burris are now prepared to ask for his resignation.


I hate to say "I told you so", but...

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Bsi 2,100.15 -16.39 -.77%

A New York Post cartoon stirs controversy, sending the Index lower for the day.

"America's oldest continuously published daily piece of bullshit."

While some analysts might give one or two individuals a pass and say the cartoon hit a racial blind spot, those of us who've worked in newspapers know that something like this goes through several hands.  So there's no way the "double-meaning" of the cartoon was missed by so many people.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Bsi 2,116.54 +7.95 +.38%

While it'd be easy for investors to take cover upon hearing that MTV has given the omnipresent Snoop Dogg his own talk show, there's reason for optimism as any program that features up-and-coming emcee Kid Cudi can't be all bad.



Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Bsi 2,108.59 +6.29 +.3%

While the market ends up for the day.  Analysts here are conflicted, as an era ends.


Icon or Anti-hero... for my money Iverson's on the Mt. Rushmore of culturally significant ballers alongside Russell, Bird, Johnson and Jordan.

Don't get us wrong, we like the look... but that Iverson, the most culturally significant player of the post-Jordan ear, has had braids for a dozen years just proves we're getting old.

BUY

Living Colour


Twenty years later... worth re-visiting.

SELL


How does the saying go?  "If you lie with dogs, you're going to get fleas."

Something tells me Burris is itching right about now.