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  • TransCanada CEO on Obama’s Keystone comments: "Pure fabrication" [View news story]
    Two words.

    Tom. Steyer.

    http://bit.ly/1t6j0J5
    Nov 19, 2014. 08:21 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Education stocks ride higher after Credit Suisse comes with out a somewhat counterintuitive take that the for-profit sector will fare better with Mitt Romney as the President instead of Obama. Earlier this week, BofA lifted estimates for a number of education names on its view that new enrollment declines may level off. Leading advancers: CECO +5.9%, BPI +5.4%, DV +4.4%, ESI +4.3%, APOL +3.0%[View news story]
    exactly
    Oct 11, 2012. 01:15 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A new 800-page report from a Senate committee harshly criticizes the for-profit education sector. The biggest complaints from Senator Tom Harkin's biting report are that taxpayer money is being squandered and students aren't getting much bang for the buck from their enrollment. On watch: CECO, COCO, EDMC, STRA, LOPE, APEI, NAUH, BPI, APOL, ESI, DV, LINC[View news story]
    Don't forget the identical, non-market rates of interest charged to kids getting degrees in said grievance studies and engineering alike ... because everyone has a "right" to an education.
    Aug 13, 2012. 05:16 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Scratching your head about a lower VIX (VXX -2.4%) even with stocks down? Don't forget the roll, writes Bill Luby. Today is the day SPX options contracts roll forward one month. A particularly large difference between near-term and further out term volatilities causes the VIX to be substantially depressed, though this should diminsh over time. [View news story]
    Scartching?
    Aug 13, 2012. 03:55 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A new 800-page report from a Senate committee harshly criticizes the for-profit education sector. The biggest complaints from Senator Tom Harkin's biting report are that taxpayer money is being squandered and students aren't getting much bang for the buck from their enrollment. On watch: CECO, COCO, EDMC, STRA, LOPE, APEI, NAUH, BPI, APOL, ESI, DV, LINC[View news story]
    AMEN!
    Jul 30, 2012. 12:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Charles Murray’s new book highlights striking trends among less-educated white Americans, with marriage rates and male labor force participation down, and out-of-wedlock births up. But Paul Krugman finds it "amazing how quickly and blithely conservatives dismiss the seemingly obvious answer: A drastic reduction in the work opportunities available to less-educated men."  [View news story]
    That's exactly right 2PP.
    Feb 10, 2012. 06:35 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The underlying message of the Wall Street protests is something the big banks and corporate America may finally have to grapple with before it becomes dangerous: accountability for unchecked power and greed. They're the "Tea Party with brains" - but what do they want in capitalism's place?  [View news story]
    DV, you don't have to explain to me who these people are. I know them very well. They aren't your typical American. They are left-wing agitators and probably from very rich or well to do families and are unhappy. Plain and simple. They are the Moveon folks, the Code Pink folks, the International ANSWER folks etc. They aren't value investors, they aren't traders, they aren't even passive investors. Why? Because investing is evil, capitalism is evil and private enterprise is bad and unfair. They are left-wing zealots and have been around for a long long time in some form or another. These folks don't understand ANYTHING about business or investing! ALL THEY DO IS FEEL! They protest because they want to FEEL GOOD about themselves, that is it.
    Oct 4, 2011. 09:49 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The underlying message of the Wall Street protests is something the big banks and corporate America may finally have to grapple with before it becomes dangerous: accountability for unchecked power and greed. They're the "Tea Party with brains" - but what do they want in capitalism's place?  [View news story]
    What?
    Oct 4, 2011. 08:12 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The underlying message of the Wall Street protests is something the big banks and corporate America may finally have to grapple with before it becomes dangerous: accountability for unchecked power and greed. They're the "Tea Party with brains" - but what do they want in capitalism's place?  [View news story]
    That is exactly right BHS. One of these idiots was interviewed recently and was asked what he thought about the "Buffett Rule". He said he couldn't comment because he didn't know who Buffett was!

    http://nyti.ms/nDL701

    "Edward Heath, 36, of Chicago, who is unemployed, said he was participating in the protest, in part, to ensure a more fair tax regime. When I asked about his views on Warren Buffett’s “Buffett Rule,” he replied: “I really can’t comment because I haven’t heard of him.”"
    Oct 4, 2011. 06:54 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • As expected, Greece's Parliament passes a law allowing new property taxes. The tax will be assessed on citizens' electricity bills, thus making them subject to losing utility service if left unpaid. However, workers at the state electric company have said they would not enforce such action.  [View news story]
    labas112, Greek leaders care about people keeping the voters who vote them in feeling good about themselves by protecting them against the vicissitudes of the evil capitalist system. So laying off public sector workers is not a possibility. Nor is growing the economy. Growing an economy is not a left-wing goal. Seeing to it that prosperity is passed around IS.
    Sep 27, 2011. 01:52 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Gov. Pat Quinn of Illinois takes steps to lay off 1,900 state workers and close 7 state facilities after lawmakers hand him a budget of $2.2B less than he wanted. Today's moves will save $313M.  [View news story]
    Soros
    Sep 8, 2011. 03:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • It's the demographics, stupid... and that's why a long bear market has begun, Michael Dolan writes. Movements in the ratio of people in their prime saving years to both retirees and younger adults has presaged long cycles in equity prices from the 1970s swoon to the 1980s-1990s boom, as baby boomers swelled the ranks of prime savers. The worry for the U.S.: the ratio peaked in 2010.  [View news story]
    Isn't the generation after the baby boomers even larger? What about people from emerging markets? Won't they want a piece of the US equity pie?
    Sep 7, 2011. 06:58 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pres. Obama prepares to announce his jobs package with his weakest-ever approval ratings, as a new WSJ/NBC News shows just 44% approval, 73% saying the U.S. is moving in the wrong direction, and 70% believing the economy hasn't hit bottom.  [View news story]
    The left does not exist to create jobs. They exist to see that wealth is passed around equally. The man was 100% clear when he was campaigning and I give him credit for it! He said he wanted to "fundamentally transform the United States of America". Were people not listening? There is noone to blame here but the American people. They believed in him because they wanted to, because they wanted to feel good about voting for him. That's it.
    Sep 6, 2011. 11:34 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pres. Obama prepares to announce his jobs package with his weakest-ever approval ratings, as a new WSJ/NBC News shows just 44% approval, 73% saying the U.S. is moving in the wrong direction, and 70% believing the economy hasn't hit bottom.  [View news story]
    Govt employees, trial lawyers, university professors, labor unions and various other zombie youngsters.
    Sep 6, 2011. 06:46 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pres. Obama prepares to announce his jobs package with his weakest-ever approval ratings, as a new WSJ/NBC News shows just 44% approval, 73% saying the U.S. is moving in the wrong direction, and 70% believing the economy hasn't hit bottom.  [View news story]
    Yes! Thank you Joe Biden!
    Sep 6, 2011. 06:45 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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