My eyes adored you
Though I never laid a hand on you
My eyes adored you
Like a million miles away
From me you couldn't see
How I adored you
So close, so close
And yet so far away
Yes, I'm old.
But so is this Dow 20,000 nonsense and I know they already made the hats and all that yet somehow I am the only person left in America who sees this as a SELL signal. That's OK, I'm used to being a contrarian (I called 13 long plays live, while the market was collapsing in March, 2008) because most other analysts are IDIOTS and traders, for the most part, are sheep and valuation models get tossed right out the window at EXACTLY the times when they are most useful.
If you feel like a lamb being led to the slaughter by market pundits, it's not your fault – they are paid to mislead you. Americans especially, as well as people throughout the World, have been the subject of intense psychological manipulation their whole lives. You have been trained since birth to believe whatever BS the media shoves down your throats and, no, it's not a conspiracy theory, not when the people running the conspiracy can be quoted on it, right?
"We must shift America from a needs to a desires culture. People must be trained to desire, to want new things, even before the old have been entirely consumed. Man's desires must overshadow his needs." – Paul Mazur, Lehman Brothers
According to the very excellent documentary on the subject, "The Century of the Self":
The growing wave of consumerism helped in turn to create a stock market boom. And yet again Edward Bernays became involved. Promoting the idea that ordinary people should buy shares borrowing money from banks that he also represented. And yet again, millions followed his advice.
Throughout the 1920s speculators had borrowed billions of dollars. The banks had promoted the idea that this was a new era where market crashes were a thing of