A very nice obit on a real painter… a real artist
For you technical options folks, an interesting chart showing that a rising VIX may be crossing EMA(50) soon. No surprise given the reports/earnings flowing red today.
CRRC: Courier Corp is flying this AM due to an offer of $23 per share (cash or stock) purchase from RR Donnelley
JJSF: J&J Snack Foods flopping after mixed Q1 earnings
Geeky date trivia: 3^3 = 27
Speaking of geeky, Mathematician Joseph-Louis Lagrange’s birthday was last Sunday, Jan 25 (5^2, BTW). Born on Sardina in 1736, he was a Mathematician of the Italian Enlightenment Era, accredited with significant work in analysis, number theory, and mechanics.
If interested, another good bio is here
The appropriately labeled ARRY flies through today with wings of good earnings, solid management, and lessons of what a good reputation can mean… it has real value.
OCN, like HLSS from this morning’s post, is another California mortgage company suffering from the bright glare of regulatory suspicion… see? Reputations are valuable… and bad ones very expensive.
ARRY BioPharm flying on consistent strong earnings
HLSS riding volatile waves due to ongoing California investigations into compliance with homeowner protection laws
Recognizing mathematician David Hilbert, born this date in 1862
To celebrate, a little link about Hilbert Spaces