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  • How I See Things [View article]
    CBP: more wisdom in a paragraph than the howling permabears have produced in the last 5 years.
    Oct 28 09:50 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is This The Beginning Of A New Bear Market? Important Signs To Watch [View article]
    Nice typical Puplava article...premise, defense; and then traceable meaningful guideposts to look for. Cowabunga!
    Oct 23 01:23 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Europe plunges as money exits periphery [View news story]
    Ahhh....the multi-decade joy of watching Europe implode!
    Oct 15 10:15 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet [View article]
    May they NEVER get into the Hall. After Goodbye American Woman, Goodbye American SH*T, let them set up their own hall of fame and rot. But I love the way the article is woven from finance to music. Well done.
    Oct 15 10:03 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Europe Is Coming Apart [View article]
    Enjoying the growing intellectual, moral, financial and military irrelevance of Europe has been my favorite sport for the last two decades. This article made my day. I think I will have a glass of (California) wine.
    Oct 14 03:56 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Oil plunges to lowest in more than two years [View news story]
    Relatively inexpensive and abundant fossil fuels: the basis for a sustained economic recovery in the West, and collapse of the Terrorist Petro-states.
    Oct 14 02:45 PM | 16 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Voodoo Economics Versus The Growing Percent Of Income Needed For Necessities [View article]
    Krugman is not "biased." To be biased you have to master and comprehend BOTH sides of an issue so that ya can willfully and intentionally misrepresent the available data---be it hockey sticks or the 2000 Florida vote. Ignorant is a far better description.
    Oct 11 10:58 AM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Should Cisco Split? [View article]
    Trefis articles on SA are assembled by a web-bot, so you can't expect anything other than assembled pre-packaged conclusions. Trefis's website is far more informative to use, though I still prefer Value Line.
    Oct 10 05:57 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Kool-Aid Is Evaporating For Sirius And Pandora [View article]
    Nice to know folks wrong about inflation are also wrong about streaming music.
    Oct 10 05:46 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Combining Long-Term Technical And Fundamental Analysis: An Example With The Transportation Index [View article]
    Mr Nomad: can you give other SA readers links to this charting software? it sounds powerful. Is it free? I'd love to see those charts, in your own article.
    Oct 10 03:48 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Soon Everybody Will Be Scared About 'Currency Wars' Again - We Should Be Celebrating [View article]
    A stronger dollar will make me holla!
    Riots in Hong Kong to distract the Chinese from their military adventurism.
    Socialist ratholes collapsing from Europe to South America.
    Cheaper petroleum prices from 3d drilling and tracking.
    A lame duck president and soon a Republican Senate.

    Exhilarating time to be a Bullish American.
    Oct 10 11:40 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Weekly Breadth Statistics Still Strong For Major Indices [View article]
    Well the up-down day thing is one reason why I go to weekly data, for this article anyway. The A/D lines and H/L speak for themselves. But other SA writers have correctly pointed out that secondary stocks/ETF have shown weakness for a LONG time. For myself I stock to the big blues of SPY, DIA,QQQ,IYT, and leading sectors like the medicals.
    Oct 9 03:37 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Tumbling oil leads commodity slide [View news story]
    By the way when commodity prices were rising it was meant inflation, and less money to spend on other goods...and global warming induced famines..yadda yadda yadda.

    No doubt falling commodity prices will be bearish as well. Cue the permabears!
    Sep 30 01:42 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retirees, You CAN Count On Dividend Stocks To Deliver From Here [View article]
    One odd comment I wish to make. You would think the various dividend ETFs would have better yield and dividend growth than they do. Any idea why, from you guys?
    Sep 30 12:30 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Common Sense And The Foolishness Of Income Redistribution [View article]
    Dave thanks for your follow ups and rebuttals...reading comments gobbles up time for SA folks but in cases like this it is worth it. I have a couple quibbles.

    (1) Individuals never implement fiscal policy. YES THEY DO: there is no supra individual known as "the government." It is run by individuals who have the same incentives and weaknesses as individuals do elsewhere. And they fit squarely and securely in category IV.buying things for strangers with someone else's money. Buchanan won the Nobel Prize in Economics pointing this out.

    (2) The success of world WWII and after was because, unlike social spending and redistribution of wealth, defense is EXCLUSIVELY a federal government function. And whether pacifists like it or not, war creates wealth (by destroying its enemies), war generates marketable skills (service, promptness, responsibility, civility), and military service generates skills useful in the private sector when they return to it: especially these days. WWII created wealth which we STILL BENEFIT from. In contrast, the "war" on poverty created NOTHING.

    (3) It is very relevant that people now know how markets work. They understand that Keynesian policies poorly stimulate current growth at the fatal costs of substantial FUTURE growth; and they invest accordingly.

    What ya should do Dave is write a SA article. With all this writing ya do ya may as well get paid for it. I for one will be a reader.
    Sep 30 11:11 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment