Facebook came in at 100X earnings. So I was not under the influence of anything when I came out and told you last week I believe this is going to end badly. If anything, since I wrote last week’s column, I am more convinced we will have some kind of event.
After pushing them out of bases in the cities of Slovyansk and Kramatorsk, Ukraine’s government is intensifying its assault on the separatists, whose appeals for Russian intervention haven’t been met. The heightened military campaign comes days after a missile downed MH17, killing all 298 people on board.
It’s impossible to have full blown prosperity in an era where fast food workers stage a world strike. That’s why we can’t party like its 1999. We would need the kids at McDonalds to fire up their laptops and start trading Facebook.