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Tomconroy's Journal
Tomconroy's Journal
December 4, 2021

Where will Cathie Wood's ARKK etf be in five years?

Probably not where you want to be. It had one good year.


December 3, 2021

Army gets Navy Goat. Uh, two goats this time.

Just before Thanksgiving, cadets from the United States Military Academy at West Point did something that the three-star general in charge of the school officially ordered them not to do: They stole a Naval Academy goat mascot.

The general said afterward that the prank went against West Point’s core values and that he was disappointed by the breach of trust. Properly chastised, the academy’s cadets had time to reflect on the matter over the holiday.

Then last weekend, cadets stole a goat again.

Two goats, actually.

The animals are the latest in the line of 37 different bucks, stretching back more than a century, that have served as Naval Academy mascots. All have been named Bill. And among a certain set of West Point cadets and alumni, stealing Bill from one of the Navy’s secret pasturing locations has become the ultimate mission impossible. Cadets have done it least 12 times.

After a Bungled Theft of Navy’s Mascot Draws Fire, Goatnappers Strike Again https://nyti.ms/3G7g7UU

The Army-Navy game is one of the great events in sports.

December 3, 2021

It pays to go to tag sales!

A $30 purchase of an old drawing at a Massachusetts house sale could fetch $50 million at a London gallery. It turns out it was an original drawing by Albrecht Durer.


December 3, 2021

China's Didi, the ride sharing company, to delist from US stock exchange

Didi's announcement comes less than 24 hours after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission finalized rules that allow it to delist foreign stocks for failing to meet audit requirements.


Do you really think this will be the only one?
December 2, 2021

Exhibits in the Ghislaine Maxwell trial.

It's a story in the Post. Being a NY tabloid their coverage seems better than the NY Times. The exhibits are just photos. Nothing terribly interesting except the one of the NM ranch house which made me say 'Holy Crap!'
Anyway, I thought I'd put it up, if anyone is interested:


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