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Negative earnings preannouncements (4 of them for every 1 positive release) are running at such...

Negative earnings preannouncements (4 of them for every 1 positive release) are running at such a high rate as to bring back memories of the 2000-01 tech bust to Strategas Research. The market is stuck between easy money and lousy fundamentals, says Weiss' Mike Larson.
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  • whidbey
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    Yes, it is called stagflation. The fix is unpalatable to most citizens:reform the fed government and its taxation code. So how we change the third element politics, so this happens?
    3 Oct 2012, 08:40 AM Reply Like
  • mickmars
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    Well said. Nobody will voluntarily fix anything. Invest for stagflation and you'll be fine.
    3 Oct 2012, 11:42 AM Reply Like
  • denniskp
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    Bill Gross, with PIMCO said that's total obligation number for the Fed is 60 Trillion including entitlements.!! The only way out is to cut spending and increase revenues over time.
    3 Oct 2012, 08:58 AM Reply Like
  • guzzii
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    vote for independents...totally
    3 Oct 2012, 10:38 AM Reply Like
  • Russ Winter
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    QE-whatever has created artificial numbers that the underlying (assets) won’t support. Everything is massively too expensive. With QE, there is now too much capital chasing too few opportunities — even when nobody has confidence in the future!” -- Sam Zell, billionaire real estate tycoon

     

    Half life of Lies and QE getting shorter and shorter:

     

    http://bit.ly/PwCzGL
    3 Oct 2012, 02:27 PM Reply Like
  • Fiberwolf8
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    Bernanke, STOP let us have the fall now rather than later. It isn't going to help the economy, it isn't going to do anything. But create another debt bubble far worse than the other bubbles. STOP, STOP do everything to make the fall easier but STOP.
    4 Oct 2012, 07:42 AM Reply Like
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