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  • Papa John's faces probe in New York [View news story]
    Now we know how they can afford Peyton Manning, by exploiting their workers
    Oct 18, 2013. 09:24 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Debt ceiling debate reportedly over [View news story]
    Right and when a party is elected to do healthcare they shouldn't be demonized for doing what they said they were going to do either. But when a party says they are going to take out the USA they do deserve to be demonized by every good and true patriot.
    Oct 16, 2013. 11:34 AM | 17 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • House scraps vote; deal now in Senate hands [View news story]
    Wasn't there a political party in 1920s-30s Germany that touted German 'heritage' and refused to pay their debts (war reparations)?
    Oct 16, 2013. 12:24 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Futures gap down in opening trades [View news story]
    Not sure tea party constituencies will change their minds but many good republican congressmen and women will lose their seats because of them
    Oct 14, 2013. 12:55 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • President still at odds with House Republicans as Senate negotiates [View news story]
    Who was the guy who wrote the famous book that the fascists in America will come draped in the flag? Then I see Tea party dressed in patriotic costumes destroying ordinary Americans faith in congress. That is how the Nazi party started, parading around in traditional German clothes, telling people that the government should not pay their WWI reparations... Scary times.
    Oct 13, 2013. 02:04 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Now Is The Time To Be Fearful [View article]
    So not sure what this author is saying. He says it is time to be fearful yet uses Buffet's quote which means we should buy. But... he says not to buy. Then why is he using Buffet's quote? Does he not know what it means? Or is he really saying to sell into fear? Lots of charts does not seem to mask his confusion.
    Oct 13, 2013. 12:31 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Boehner pledges not to allow debt default [View news story]
    If you want to meet the idiots who run the USA just read this: http://huff.to/1ccpRgf
    Oct 4, 2013. 09:15 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Seeking Alpha is back up and running! [View news story]
    SA market currents is the best news coverage in the industry. Keep it up.
    Oct 4, 2013. 09:13 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Markets unmoved as U.S. government shuts down [View news story]
    Great politicians make deals. Obstruction is for the weak and impotent.
    Oct 1, 2013. 01:32 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Has Time Magazine rung a bell for the top? [View news story]
    Problem is that so many people interpret this as a contrarian indicator now that it can no longer be considered a contrarian indicator.
    Sep 16, 2013. 10:31 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kerry makes the case against Syria [View news story]
    Bullets are ok but chemicals aren't. US has become the martha stewart of atrocity.
    Aug 30, 2013. 01:26 PM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Retail investors plunge back into equities [View news story]
    How come there was no the article that told us that hedge funds and real money were buying into the market late last year. Because there was none. But now supposedly we know they are selling. What a con job.
    Aug 12, 2013. 09:13 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Marc Faber predicts a 1987-style market crash [View news story]
    Want to impress me? Predict all time market highs when we are in the depths of recession and Euro crisis. That would have been impressive and right. But no one did. These guys are clowns. In other words, do what no one is predicting and you will have more success.
    Aug 11, 2013. 12:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • More on Zynga (ZNGA) Q2 earnings: Q3 EPS guidance of -$0.09 to -$0.05 (consensus is -$0.02) on bookings of $125M-$150M. From Q2: Daily active users of 39M is off 45% Y/Y, off 24% Q/Q. Average daily bookings per average DAU of $0.053, up 14% Y/Y. Monthly unique payers of 1.9M off 53% Y/Y. "Biggest opportunity is to focus on free to play social games ... Zynga is making the focused choice not to pursue a license for real money gaming in the U.S." Shares -6.9% AH. CC at 5 ET. (PR[View news story]
    Suspect timing for this announcement at earnings, people who held for an online gambling play were deceived and dumped on.
    Jul 25, 2013. 04:45 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • An "industrial dance … choreographed by Goldman"" and others has cost consumers $5B or more over three years by driving up the premium on aluminum in the spot market, The NY Times says. Since Goldman bought Metro International Trade Services in 2010, warehouse customers' wait for deliveries has gone from six weeks to 16 months. The strategy allegedly involves paying incentives to encourage banks, hedge funds, and traders to renew aluminum leases and then shifting that metal from one warehouse to another in order to comply with regulations which require 3K tons to be shipped each day. Banks may also derive a trading edge from the "valuable market information" they collect by controlling warehouses, the Times notes. (previous[View news story]
    Dear GS, I can trade for profits without breaking the law or manipulating markets. As this is an accomplishment your best and brightest are unable to achieve, it would be in your interests to hire me immediately. Sincerely, Matt
    Jul 21, 2013. 09:06 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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