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  • 3/9/10 Midafternoon Report: Happy birthday bear market low, now go fuck yourself 0 comments
    Mar 9, 2010 1:18 PM | about stocks: MLNK, BKC, WILC, MCD

    Today marks the one year anniversary of the bear market's devilish low of 666.  To celebrate the nearly 70% rise since then, unemployed workers throughout the country are taking a day off from job hunting to resole their well worn and tattered shoes while Wall Street bankers are wiping their delicate behinds with their beluga caviar scented toilet paper made from the eyelashes of the Dalai Lama as a symbol of their spoils.  That said, macro news is more non-existent today than John Edwards' ethics.  The only slight news comes from Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans saying that weakness in the job market will cause the Fed to keep rates low for some time and they will continue to be more accommodative than Mr. Roarke was to Heather Locklear when she visited Fantasy Island (and one can only imagine the fantasies Tattoo had about her islands).  Mr. Evans also said that as a result of the deep recession, policy makers may need to shift their view of full employment to correspond to a 5.25% unemployment rate as opposed to the 4.75% they currently use as a base line.  So good on you Charles.  Way to lower the bar instead of trying to find proactive solutions.  It's like if Perfect 10 magazine(NSFW) all of a sudden started putting 9s in their photo spreads or if Einstein rejiggered his theory of general relativity by adding some fictitious comological constant (umm, ok, maybe scratch that last one).  At least we now know why Charles Evans is considered to be one of the Fed's fluff girls as he is a Federal Reserve Bank President and yet not a voting member of the FOMC.

    In international news Greek Prime Minister George Papadopolis is supposed to meet with President Obama, though there is no word as to whether Mr. Papadopolis will be bringing Webster along with him.  In the meeting, the Greek Prime Minister will..READ MORE ABOUT MLNK AND BKC....

    Disclosure: Long MLNK, Long WILC, Long MCD
    Stocks: MLNK, BKC, WILC, MCD
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