--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, anony_sleuth_ff <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <jstein@> wrote: > > > > > > And I think there is *some*. The most glaring evidence > > that something funny was going on is what happened on > > the stock market in the days before the attack. I > > haven't seen anybody even attempt to make a case that > > that was benign. > > From the Loose Change video, their argument was that trading in > Boeing options volume was 2x,3x and 5x or something some days or > weeks prior to 9/11. In itself, that means nothing. Stock or option > volume can vary widely -- on any number of factors -- including > quite mundane and benign ones. Look to the Force Luke (and Judy) -- > aka the statistics 101 class you took years ago. > > How many standard deviations from the mean was the event(s)? The > above numbers could have been 1 SD -- quite frequent, or a six- > sigma event --- very, very rare. Present the statistics (Yahoo > Finance may have), then make a case. > > For fun I might look up the data and see. I bet it was an event > happening once every 3-12 months, or 1-4 times a year or more. > > And why focus only on Boeing? If the market as a whole dumped after > 9/11 (after market reopenened in 3-4 days, as I recall. Why not just > short the S&P 500 or buy puts options on the S&P 500. That would be > much harder to see and trace anomolies due to volume.
Read this and get back to me, OK? http://tinyurl.com/bmjgg Didn't have anything to do with Boeing. It *did* have to do with put options, nearly 100 times greater than normal on American Airlines, for example. To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/