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  • On the one-year anniversary of Dodd-Frank, Bernanke will defend the overhaul and push lawmakers for more reforms to ensure that events that led to the financial crisis aren't repeated. But some say Dodd-Frank makes future crises more likely and ensures too-big-to-fail. The timing of Geithner's WSJ op-ed prompts talk that Pres. Obama may be ready to amend it to get a debt ceiling deal.  [View news story]
    I agree with @puravidavid. Today, Bank of America reported a loss of 8 billion approximately. Those losses were not at their operational level as was the case of many banks in 2008. Those losses were only due to mortgage related problems from a Countrywide acquisition after the crisis assuming positive income or tranches for junk bonds from terrible mortgages. Their operations were in the positive billions, 3 billions.
    Jul 20 08:31 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • On the one-year anniversary of Dodd-Frank, Bernanke will defend the overhaul and push lawmakers for more reforms to ensure that events that led to the financial crisis aren't repeated. But some say Dodd-Frank makes future crises more likely and ensures too-big-to-fail. The timing of Geithner's WSJ op-ed prompts talk that Pres. Obama may be ready to amend it to get a debt ceiling deal.  [View news story]
    My missionary work is North America is kissing Bernacke's and Geithner ass. I have a business economics component of a double major of B.S. in Business Administration and not a complete B.S. in economics nor the positon as Chariman of the banking system or the Treasury Secretary. Their is evidence that both did an outstanding job! That is what figureheads of prominent post get acclaim for postive results and earning beating analyst estimates assuming no analyst would overestimate in this economy versus a financial crisis is proof positive that their regulation and reform worked.
    Jul 20 08:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • On the one-year anniversary of Dodd-Frank, Bernanke will defend the overhaul and push lawmakers for more reforms to ensure that events that led to the financial crisis aren't repeated. But some say Dodd-Frank makes future crises more likely and ensures too-big-to-fail. The timing of Geithner's WSJ op-ed prompts talk that Pres. Obama may be ready to amend it to get a debt ceiling deal.  [View news story]
    The centralized focus of macroprudential benefits of this legislation is pertinent in an economy that is not centralized but interconnected and globalized. Their are operations and headquarters in different companies for US based corporations and businesses. The team created legislation that addressed macro-economic stability.
    Jul 20 07:43 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • On the one-year anniversary of Dodd-Frank, Bernanke will defend the overhaul and push lawmakers for more reforms to ensure that events that led to the financial crisis aren't repeated. But some say Dodd-Frank makes future crises more likely and ensures too-big-to-fail. The timing of Geithner's WSJ op-ed prompts talk that Pres. Obama may be ready to amend it to get a debt ceiling deal.  [View news story]
    Their response to financial crisis is admirable of persons in that position. I commend both Chairman Bernacke and Treasury Geithner for stepping in, addressing the issue, and solving the financial crisis. Look at the results only 2 years later, finance.yahoo.com/news...= "In the current earnings season, for instance, some 75 percent of companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index have beaten analysts' estimates." Obviously the financial and banking system has regrouped. The debt ceiling debate is a seperate function from the objectives met by the Frank-Dodd Act.
    Jul 20 07:40 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Gold May Be Worth More Than You Think [View article]
    The demand for gold is a commodity that can be used a medium of exchange even if bartered. There are a lot of gold and jewelry pawns that are willing to purchase gold. The fears of currency instabilities within the Euro-Zone is the reason why so many investors want an asset with some tangible value. Though gold and silver can only be bartered, it is collateral in the event their is a difficulty within the Euro's economic zone.
    Jul 18 06:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • While the debt talks may be stuck, the sides agree that selling federal property would be a good way to raise money, especially as the U.S. owns over 45,000 under-utilized buildings that cost $1.66B/year. However, red tape, the cost of shutting buildings, and and local opposition have blocked such efforts in the past.  [View news story]
    projectonstudentdebt.o...
    Jul 17 04:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The U.S. has reportedly ended talks with Switzerland aimed at making a deal over Swiss banks accused of helping Americans evade taxes. The report follows news that Credit Suisse (CS) is the target of a U.S. probe, which also includes HSBC (HBC) and other European banks.  [View news story]
    This is an interesting Congressional publication on student loans. projectonstudentdebt.o... particularly page 19 and 20.
    Jul 17 04:53 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Gold May Be Worth More Than You Think [View article]
    Great Article by The Economist www.economist.com/blog...
    Jul 17 04:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel: A Top 40 Dividend-Growth Stock [View article]
    Thank you sir. I am glad my studies assisted in illustrating a position to a prominent executive and a capital market investor. Your agreement is a compliment.
    Jul 17 01:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • While the debt talks may be stuck, the sides agree that selling federal property would be a good way to raise money, especially as the U.S. owns over 45,000 under-utilized buildings that cost $1.66B/year. However, red tape, the cost of shutting buildings, and and local opposition have blocked such efforts in the past.  [View news story]
    I was reading an article from a major publication in which the government debt situation was different from consumer debts immediate repayment. They made an example that their is a long return or pay off for highways and bridges once federal money is placed into those projects. The same situation applies for the land in mention, and maximizing the utilization of projects built on the land while reducing operating expenses or increasing revenues is a key structural component.
    Jul 17 11:13 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • While the debt talks may be stuck, the sides agree that selling federal property would be a good way to raise money, especially as the U.S. owns over 45,000 under-utilized buildings that cost $1.66B/year. However, red tape, the cost of shutting buildings, and and local opposition have blocked such efforts in the past.  [View news story]
    The land under it is land. Anything built on top of that land can generate revenue for the landowners, which more than likely is the government. As the WSJ article suggest, creating revenues that are equal or greater than the operating expenses of what is built on the land is the key thing. Whatever revenues can be generated is utiliizing the land underneath.
    Jul 17 11:08 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel: A Top 40 Dividend-Growth Stock [View article]
    I would agree with your strategy. Their is a certain ceiling on INTC, and you could generate extra revenue from the sales of calls. Their are a lot of firms with a buy and hold strategy who would be willing to purchase the lot for a certain amount or an options insurance against any downfall in price, despite the stock's stability. The person writing the call sure would profit and earn revenue and still be able to buy and hold the stock if need be. Since the position is covered, essentially because INTC is a great company to invest in.
    Jul 16 11:21 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel: A Top 40 Dividend-Growth Stock [View article]
    finance.yahoo.com/q?s=... The 52 week range is 17.6 to 23.96. The trading range over the last 3 months is on this link finance.yahoo.com/echa...;range=3m;compare=;ind...
    The high appearing on May 18, 2011 of 23.88 and the low appearing on the initial day of the 3 month period April 15 trading at 17.95. 22.37 today.
    Jul 16 11:18 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel: A Top 40 Dividend-Growth Stock [View article]
    A 16% dividend increase, stable balance sheet, and positive cash flows is going to cause a lot of demand for this stock in particular. Independent investors and income-oriented growth managers are going to be bidding for this stock. Their will be a steady capital appreciation over the next few years. This analysis is superb!
    Jul 15 10:55 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why the Dow Could Hit 20,000 in 3 Years [View article]
    In addition, Bernacke has done one of the best economic jobs relatively in history. If your saying or hinting as the New York Times, suggested a Great Depression II in a matter of months with bank runs, to turn around to modest stability is tremendous. The turnaround to where the majority of commercial banks are safe is a bright job. The return on TARP is our global markets did not collapse because of the US, and won't, and in addition are investment banks are still the traditional pillars they have always been. They will still be in the future and that is guaranteed. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are collateralized help for the American people. Even if the budget default occurs, realistically your looking at a fiscal default til October when the new budget starts and we have revenue to match the expenses for the upcoming year. The budget resets. US just spent too much on certain parts of the budget, and is coming up with a plan to cure and trim the deficit in the long term, modestly. Bernacke has done a fantastic job, and the dollar won't devalue a bit, because I don't know if the dollar is that tied to our budget deficit/debt ceiling crisis.
    Jul 10 11:43 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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