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18 years in Wall Street, left after finding out it was all horseshit. Founder/ Master and Commander: iBankCoin, finance news and commentary from the future.
Joined Nov 10, 2007
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Fireside Ashes from My Pipe

All of my accounts are near all-time highs. People are happy, fat, suckling off of whores, bored of decadence. Men I know buy cars for the price of middle income homes, not to brag, but because they can. I like to think of myself as an investor in time, betting on the prospects of others, for better or for worse. I am a frugal man, who only spends money when it’s required; and I never let the caprices of my business create erroneous spending habits. There are times, granted, when my superfluities lead me to spend a good $5,000 on weekend fun; but it’s all in good taste and that amount of money is nothing but a pittance. I have modest desires with regards to orbital space cannons and the establishment of fortress cities in offshoot corners of the world.

I also realize there is a great dichotomy between people like myself and others, struggling to make ends meet. I don’t feel sorrow for anyone because every man has to make his mark. If I was out on hard times, I would expect the same indifference from all of you. There is no need to nurse a broken spirit; it needs to be repaired through the fire of hardship. I won’t delve into platitudes regarding what this country was built upon. It’s too cliche at 1am in the morning on a Friday night. But if you are enduring hard times, just know that others, including myself, have been there and have not only survived, but flourished. There is never a reason to feel dejected or morose, unless of course you have psychic abilities and already know how your story ends.

The best thing that ever happened to me, aside from the birth of my three children and being born, was getting fired, by some fat shlub, early in my career. It took a little bit of time and dedication to exact my revenge; but I accomplished it severely– and he felt the heat from the fire of my soul when it happened. Some people break under pressure and get swept under the rug, others build skyscrapers with the shattered pieces.

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59 comments

  1. MOOBER

    Amen

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  2. trendlinekid

    Nicely Said McFly.

    But next time please, with a title like that, close such poeticism proper with one of these

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvEePDXL1AE&list=FLz_3KKqTL341kcfsCRThy3A&index=8&feature=plpp_video

    I was counting on it.

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  3. JakeGint

    Fat, suckling on whores?

    That’s not a mixed metaphor, but it might be a melange metaphor.

    _______________

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    • The_Real_Hmmm

      More like Mengele metaphor.

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    • The Fly

      LATE NIGHT LESSON FOR THE TWO OF YOU

      suck·le (skl)
      v. suck·led, suck·ling, suck·les
      v.tr.
      1.
      a. To cause or allow to take milk at the breast or udder; nurse.
      b. To take milk at the breast or udder of.
      2. To take in as sustenance; have as nourishment.
      3. To nourish as if with the milk of the breast; nurture: “a pagan suckled in a creed outworn” (William Wordsworth).
      v.intr.

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      • The_Real_Hmmm

        I get it. Mengele forced prisoners to participate even though they were unwilling. Mengele in my metaphor is “wealth.” It’s a continuation of your metaphor but in a darker lit, ennui street [sic].

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      • JakeGint

        Yeah, I know what suckle means.

        Thanks.

        _____

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    • Wikipedia

      Jake! Everything you say, I have to look up to see what the fuck it means! Can you not speak like a normal fuckin person?

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      • Blind Read Ant

        I can’t speak for the JIG, but just imagine what it’s like for birds of such a feather to encounter reading some of the libtard-sewage that shows up here?

        In these hallowed IBC halls!

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        • Wikipedia

          Tru Dat! And not to mention that internet purveyors of discourse erupt with incontinence!

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      • Jakegint

        Wiki — I used to read a lot as a kid. It builds ones vocabulary, what can I say?

        I would encourage you to endeavor to continue looking up words whose meanings you are unsure of — it’s very easy these days with the Google, etc.

        The world is desperate for good writing. Build your asset base on all fronts.

        _______

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  4. franky

    epic read. thanks

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  5. charlie

    To be honest, I don’t get to read iBC as often as I’d like, but somehow, I always manage to check-in after an egregious addition. Truly.

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  6. Ultramarine1

    Thank you, Dr. Fly. Excellent post, very inspirational.

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  7. Foghorn Leghorn

    Fly This is why I come to you site you have true leadership qualities, and an indomitable spirt. Awesome, Thanks

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  8. MX2101

    Thanks Fly, for having, and showing the depth of character and humanity to post those excellent thoughts. Have a good weekend everyone.

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  9. Halfbloodpope

    Gas or wood burning Dr. Fly?

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  10. George Doctoroe

    Jesus H. Christ. Is this the best you can do? One of the major downsides of the web is that it allows any shallow charlatan to waste the time of others.
    This one was a major time sink.

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    • Misdirected animosity
      Misdirected animosity

      Hey George,
      Who decided to read this? You.
      No one can waste your time but you.
      Stop blaming others for your mistakes.
      You decided to spend your time reading and replying, monkeyfuk.
      Re-direct your animosity to a productive pursuit or not elsewhere.
      Good day sir.

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    • The Fly

      George

      Have faith in me. I will not disappoint you next time. Meanwhile, feel free to roam about, fucking goats, sucking in carbon monoxide from your tail pipe.

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  11. moolahheaven

    Hey George,

    Did you read the ‘Fly’ in December when he humbly admitted his losses and took it like a man? He said he would come back. I knew he would and he did. He posts ALL his moves on twitter so even a ‘twitless twit’ like you can verify it, yet you call HIM a ‘charletan’? The ‘Fly’ wins, period.

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  12. rogue wave

    Good for you senor.
    I won’t be dropping $5k on anything this weekend.

    Amusing article: http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/americas-rudest-cities/2

    Who was you talkin to?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quu9Uzmjs50

    PPT ?:

    Does the PPT screen for stock ownersip?

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  13. Kim Dotcom

    Fly, you have a funny name.

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    • SUBCOMANDANTE CHINCHILLLLLA!!!
      SUBCOMANDANTE CHINCHILLLLLA!!!

      And you have a funny way of paying screenwriters.

      Don’t forget to take your lipstick and lube to federal pound you in the ass prison, you fucking obese butt pirate scumbag.

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  14. James

    Market going higher. These low volume rallies are super-bullish. The top will be when volume radically picks up due to retail money and performance chasers. For now, market can go another 5-10% higher no problem.

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  15. Whaler31

    Le Fly is being repaid for all the days of pain and loss of late 2011, shall those days never return.

    In addition, DECK is the only stock that is in perma-suck mode, and should be jettisoned for greener pastures.

    For solid, quick and easy financial advice, try this:

    http://phrasegenerator.com/finance

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  16. JTU

    TZA anyone?

    http://www.bloomberg.com/video/84650154/

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  17. JTU

    TZA anyone?

    http://pragcap.com/the-dangers-of-complacency

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  18. Yabollox

    The best revenge is living well.

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    • drummerboy

      the best revenge is when all the people that fucked you out of everything, fucking die ! nothing sweeter then that.i’m livin it

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  19. ruggyup

    On to different pastures. Technology letting us work in areas previously forbidden:
    http://www.investorvillage.com/smbd.asp?mb=16645&mn=2967&pt=msg&mid=11370398

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  20. their fault; your problem
    their fault; your problem

    What lessons can be learned from JoePA at Ped State?
    He did not cause the problem; but as the leader it was his job to fix them.

    It was an unfortunate situation but that’s life – bitch.

    He had unlimited opportunities to cut his losses, but he did not do so. Whatever his reasons were; they were bad reasons in retrospect.

    When the story broke he could have come out and announced that he f’d up multiple times & try to make amend – but did not.

    He could have said he could not undo the damage, but he was sorry and would resign and cooperate fully with authorities even if it meant jail time – but did not.

    Or he could have done something along those lines and much less severe years ago – but did not.

    Many people would never forgive him, but they could respect that he realized his mistakes and was doing everything possible to remedy the situation.

    Unfortunately for everyone, he curled up in a corner and died, literally. I bet he’d be alive an well today had he done any of the recommended above.

    Moral of the story:
    Do your best to fix your fuck ups. The sooner the better.

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    • He chose, poorly

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOajmNKsb5Q

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    • Yabollox

      The tough thing is recognizing your fuck-ups and not letting ego get in the way of doing the right thing asap. In the end, JoPa turned out to be human, brought down by his best friend.

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    • riggedgame

      Bullshit. The fuckin’ Trustees (who knew EVERYTHING Joe did last March) KILLED Joe.

      Those motherfuckers couldn’t let Joe retire
      at season’s end. They fuckin’ had to be Politically Correct and get some scapegoats.

      Joe, not having personally witnessed events
      in question DID WHAT HE SHOULD. He could not
      go to the cops with hearsay- that won’t fly.

      Fire ALL the Trustees, and cut the nuts off the politically correct sportswriters who demonized Joe, contributing to his DEATH. Fuckin’ MURDERERS!

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  21. dave

    Getting fired does have its benefits in some cases.

    One of my good friends worked for a phase 3 drug testing company. He was fired, after many years working for the “man”. He started his own company, captured his previous employers accounts and then some. He sold his company after five years for millions and retired at 35.

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  22. alf44

    Howz bout that Steven Tyler ?

    Can that MOFO belt out tha National Anthem or what ?

    Good Gawd !!!

    Like listening to a feral cat squawling in tha alley !!!

    .

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  23. xxxHuggieBearxxx

    I do recognize you work hard…its not just bluster. I’ve seen you put in the weekends. Plus running this site and appeasing our(my) content needs while managing money must be demanding.

    When I hit $4MM personal under management I am going back full time.

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  24. JewishMantis

    Just brilliantly written. Had to say it

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  25. Trading_Nymph

    Oil should sell off, this “Gradual Embargo” in July is so lame..IMHO, a lot of things can change by July, Aug 2012 not so giddy about the news. Also, RIMM Ceo, that You Tube Vid is so lol, gay.

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