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James Altucher notes with envy that Nouriel Roubini "gets invited to every conference and is on...

James Altucher notes with envy that Nouriel Roubini "gets invited to every conference and is on TV every day," a testament to people's perverse fascination with bearish arguments - "we don't want to get eaten by a bear (literally)." But investors might want to take note of any spikes in Dr. Doom's popularity in Google (GOOG) searches... and bet the other way.
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  • Vetopower
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    Roubini is always late to the party and when he finally gets there he sees Faber has already eaten a turkey.
    20 Oct 2010, 06:40 PM Reply Like
  • MEKhoury
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    The lead was intriguing until I watched the linked video.


    Moving on...
    20 Oct 2010, 07:12 PM Reply Like
  • AxiosCap
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    Great data research, poor prognosticator. That said, Altucher is just another permabull that never saw a market he didn't like. Listening to his sophomoric arguments as to why stocks are cheap equate to old middle school taunts of "I'm rubber you're glue" or "I know you are but what am I?"
    20 Oct 2010, 07:16 PM Reply Like
  • Wyatt Junker
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    I love Altucher. Like a character right out of an 80's Less Than Zero flick.


    With that crazy bespectacled twitching tic in the face and the optimism of a Care Bear.


    Its great dancing in the land of candy canes riding that unicorn, until the high wears off.


    Seriously though. He's been right so far. I wonder if he'll know when to scale out.
    20 Oct 2010, 07:41 PM Reply Like
  • MarketGuy
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    Cramer is Altucher's boss...'nuff said.
    20 Oct 2010, 09:10 PM Reply Like
  • The Geoffster
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    Altucher is a cheerleader for a market that is sorely lacking in popular confidence. For the Ponzi Scheme to continue so must the con.
    20 Oct 2010, 09:19 PM Reply Like
  • dcabel
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    I agree wholeheartedly, case in point, look at the above posts. Not surprisingly these people just can't see or understand the market moving higher. Cheer up guys and take a walk on the wild side once in a while, you never know you might enjoy it.
    20 Oct 2010, 10:29 PM Reply Like
  • surfgeezer
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    i like the neg vibe- keeps my DRIP's cheap.
    21 Oct 2010, 12:37 AM Reply Like
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