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    "They think, that we think that the unthinkable cannot be thought. But they better think again," the first official said ~Eurozone official
    2/5/12
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    • humahuaca: then they won't do any of the reforms and this will drag on for another year as the troika argues with them and threatens to withold the $$
      2/5/12
    • humahuaca: Suuposedly Portugal has enough funds to last another year. Why do I think that is bs and we'll see them begging for $ in a few months/weeks?
      2/5/12
      • R2k
        Fitch, on 1/10, said Eurozone rating review to be completed by month-end. Announcement today? http://yhoo.it/AnXvhd
        1/27/12
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          • R2k
            predict s&p 1322.28 yesterday is '12 high.
            1/24/12
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            • R2k: thanks Tex. It could hold for another hour or more.
              1/24/12
            • ker.nulov@gmail.com: r2k totally agree. waiting for the close to post charts with the downtrend target, it is going to be awesome
              1/24/12
              • R2k
                Off-topic: Kim Dotcom busted. WILD http://bit.ly/yIJKjn
                1/23/12
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                  • R2k
                    zerohedge, Bloomberg reporting Iran oil embargo delayed by 6 months.
                    1/12/12
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                    • sstonerm3: Wait, I thought we were baiting Iran into doing something stupid so we could rationalize kicking their butt.
                      1/12/12
                    • Native Texan: Cesar blinked, needs to look tough around election time.
                      1/12/12
                      • R2k
                        Europe calendar: Mon-"Merkozy" meet. Thu-Spain 3B Euro auction. Fri-Italy 9B Euro auction. Sun-Italy short-sale ban expires (supposedly).
                        1/6/12
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                        • Ocean Man: So what you're saying is that TVIX is a coiled spring?
                          1/6/12
                        • R2k: ha! Did not think about that. But the potential is there, isn't it !
                          1/6/12
                          • R2k
                            January Surprise: mass re-fi of mortgages? Article from Jimmy P. http://bit.ly/yoEEOM
                            1/5/12
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                            • 458402: Lowers default rates, Lower employee costs, strengthens housing prices.
                              1/5/12
                            • Malt Backbone: But it won't be available to folks not current on mortgage for at least 3 mths. So banks will lose $ on good stuff & still hold the crap.
                              1/5/12
                              • R2k
                                Steve Grasso (via Twitter) "S&P cash levels remain 1249 1257 1275 1285 1295"
                                1/5/12
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                                • screamin187: Grasso, bound to be right if he names every level possible.
                                  1/5/12
                                  • R2k
                                    "Key Date Europe Calendar" from Bloomberg: http://bloom.bg/yjPb5c
                                    1/5/12
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                                      • R2k
                                        markets look worn out. eur/usd mkt. correlation is benign (so far). Waiting for next catalyst I guess. What will it be? Italy auction?
                                        12/27/11
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                                        • nasalpancho: they are going to want their cash this week -- they will use whatever they need to so they can make it happen
                                          12/27/11
                                        • Native Texan: Yes, Italy auction.
                                          12/27/11
                                          • R2k
                                            think Bernank just spooked the markets. Comments 'bout difficulties moving monies in Euroland...CNBC went into it momentarily.
                                            11/10/11
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                                              • R2k
                                                Bob, think you were going to buy oil in advance of un vote. Vote is tomorrow? You buying today/tomorrow, or already done?
                                                11/10/11
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                                                    France extends bank short-selling ban (no surprise). http://bit.ly/s1goVb. French 10 Yr is ticking up right now http://bloom.bg/spSH5i
                                                    11/10/11
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                                                      • R2k
                                                        bond markets appear to be only adults left in the room. Hormones now running the stock markets I believe.
                                                        11/7/11
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                                                        • R2k: no offense taken, guys. Funny link Hotnuts! Laffed out loud (but I think it's probably true) HA!
                                                          11/7/11
                                                        • hotnutsjesus: ha yeah it certainly is believable.
                                                          11/7/11
                                                          • R2k
                                                            s&p ytd intra-day low: 1,074 (10/4/11). Now wondering if it's in realm of possiblity to revisit?
                                                            11/1/11
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                                                                Italian 10-year nudges up to 6.028
                                                                10/28/11
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                                                                • The Last Boomer: The Euro deal screws up investors who bought Greek debt and insured with CDS. Only insurance is to require higher yields ahead of time.
                                                                  10/28/11
                                                                • golfitobob: MC-OLD,browser won't open guardian.co ? JCT & ECB said 2 days back stopped buying Ital & Spain bonds.Were not in todays an 8.6 bill not all sold
                                                                  10/28/11
                                                                  • R2k
                                                                    wonder if we'll get an end-of-week "headline" after the close?
                                                                    10/28/11
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                                                                      • R2k
                                                                        euo/usd was 139.60 (+.44%) @ the open. Now 138.80 (-.15%).
                                                                        10/26/11
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                                                                            mindful of data dump tomorrow morn ... claims; existing homes; Philly Fed. Nothing Friday. Just Euroland.
                                                                            10/19/11
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                                                                                AND ... the Euro spikes down just now.
                                                                                10/18/11
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