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PPT-Gary, PPT-Ross (David Mamet Guest Blogging)

(Lights up,  Joe Mantegna on a straight wooden chair, simple table, lone ash tray and lighter on top) (Single spot on Joe)

(lighting Marlboro Red)  Look.   Look here.   Look, I will tell you what.  I will tell you this.  This is what I will say.  

These PPT guys.  These guys.   These PPT guys.  (inhale, hold)

What?  There are women too, yes.   (exhale) Yes.  Women and guys.  PPT guys and women.

This is what  I will say:  These PPT  guys can pick some stocks.  Some fucking stocks.  You would not…  No you would NOT.   I assure you, you would not.  There is no way you would.

What?  What?  NO!  I cannot…. I can NOT.  No, I canNOT.   I cannot give you that information.  About the stocks.  About the picks.

(getting animated)

You see, these picks.    The PPT picks.   The PPT picks are for closers.    Closers.  These PPT guys?  They are always closing.  They are always winning.   They are… how can I describe it? How can I describe it to you?  (checks watch)

Okay, okay.   Hold on.   Hold on  a minute.  (drag on cigarette) Hold on.  I will tell you.  (Exhale)

There is a guy there.   His name is “I-Win.”  I shit you not.  His name is “I Win.”   Can I be clearer?  Hello?  Hello?  The man’s name is “I win.”

He has a cat.  What?  A cat, yes, but that…  But that is not important.   Let me tell you, that is not important.  What is important is this:

I Win does two things.   He closes, and he wins.   He wins and he closes.  It’s simple.  It’s magic.   It’s simple magic.  His name… the man’s NAME is“I Win.”  He wins.  Am I clear? 

(drags on cigarette, holds)(pause) (exhales)

Sometimes, even… sometimes,  I win too, when I Win wins! (animated)   Other people win too!  Would I shit you?   Would I?   I would not.   I would not shit you.

No.  Stop.  Full stop.  STOP.  STOP.  This is wrong.  This is all wrong.  This is wrong.   (Pause) Let me… no, stop.   (Pause) Let me start again.   (glances at watch)

(Ten beats)

Have you spoken to the Fly?  (pause to look at audience, make eye contact)

I asked if you have spoken to the Fly?   The Fly, he is the one.  The one to tell you.   He will tell you.   Why would he not tell you?  He would tell you. 

He will tell you the same thing.  Hell, anyone would tell you who has seen it.   Anyone who has seen it.  Not just the Fly.  Anyone.  Anyone would.

Do you think I would not tell you?  I would.   I am.  I mean I am telling you.   I have seen it.  We have seen it.  They have all seen it.    (Pause)

It is extraordinary.   (pause)

“Extraordinary,” yes I said that.   But they all say that.   “Extra-ordinary.”  Like that.  Say it like thatSay it.  No – You say it. (pause)

You need… to ask…. the Fly.  He.  Will.  Tell.  You.    He will tell you about the picks.   The PPT picks.   He will tell you about the PPT picks

(One last look at watch).   Okay.  Okay.  (pause)

Okay, here is one, here is one.  Here is one.   One.  SQNM.  [[SQNM]] is one. 

Do not ask for more.   Do not.   Do not ask.

(lights dim, stabbing out cigarette in ashtray, fade to black) (/scene)


Name 9-Jun % Change   Comments
ANDE  $     31.30 7.49%   Another monster day, headed for $33 (61.8% fib)
EGO           9.21 -0.65%   Rasslin’ between $8.87 and $9.33.
GDX         41.09 -0.51%   Still consolidating last week’s moves.
GLD         93.83 0.29%   POG up again, too.
IAG         10.17 -0.39%   Still meandering.
MON         85.07 2.75%   Big move day, filled gap, sold half my calls from $78
NRP         24.11 0.75%   Looking for a breakout above $24.60 to “prove”
PAAS         21.71 0.98%   Still mopey, could see 21-ish again.  Resting.
RGLD         44.37 0.61%   Could see another touch of the trend line (43.15)
SLV         15.03 1.83%   PO Silver up over 2% as well
SLW         10.29 1.08%   Could easily see $9.80 again. Opportunity there.
SSRI         22.59 2.08%   Still in bullish wedge (down) could see $20.30
TBT         57.22 -0.12%   Completing a coil of beauty, still headed to $60
TC         10.58 8.62%   Could get to 10.96 tomorrow.  Strong like bool.
TSO         15.51 -1.08%   Very close to being canned.   Cannot recommend.
AVG   1.58%    

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