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  • May nonfarm payrolls: +54K vs. +160K expected, +244K in April. Unemployment 9.1% vs. 8.9% expected, 9% prior.  [View news story]
    Hasn't the "change" been great so far???...lol...we need another stimulus plan (all going to the unions) and QE3...lol...but dont fret too much, the market will bottom sometime to re-enter it...
    Jun 3, 2011. 09:16 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • John Boehner is set to march into a meeting with President Obama today armed with a letter from over 150 economists that back Boehner's call to match any increase in the debt limit with spending cuts of equal size. Signatories include Nobel laureate Robert Mundell of Columbia.  [View news story]
    The loons Krugman and Michael Moore disagree...lol...they claim cuts are not necessary...just raise taxes...
    Jun 1, 2011. 08:52 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sen. Mike Johanns wants congressional hearings on the state of the IMF, given its high-stakes role in the euro-area debt crisis. "All of this controversy, it makes you wonder if they are minding the store over there," he says. The U.S. funds 17.1% of the IMF's relief efforts.  [View news story]
    IMF is the evil one and pupett master George Soros. I agree, we need to get out of the IMF asap, otherwise he will destroy our economy and our culture.
    May 17, 2011. 02:00 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A 2nd Greek rescue is coming to look more like an asset stripping operation, with EU officials suggesting the country needs to step up the pace and size of sales of government assets. There are also suggestions the privatization process be put under external management.  [View news story]
    The unions are the problem. On average they make more than their peers in salary and their pensions are simply outrageous, unaffordable and unsustainable. In CA they pay their life guards over $100k annually and retire on an outrageous amount. Even FDR said we shouldn't allow unions in the public sector. The unions are bankrupting our States.
    May 17, 2011. 09:29 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Petrobras (PBR +3.1%) shares pop after the Brazilian oil giant posts better-than-expected Q1 earnings. Exchange rates were the 'great differentiator' for the company, which has 80% of its debt denominated in depreciating (during Q1) greenbacks, says CFO Almir Barbassa.  [View news story]
    Of course..It's a sure bet. The evil on and puppet master George Soros owns a major position in them, and our administration just invested over a billion for them to drill, drill, and drill some more so we can become a great customer for their oil. Go long with Petrobras - they can't fail.
    May 16, 2011. 01:27 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A 2nd Greek rescue is coming to look more like an asset stripping operation, with EU officials suggesting the country needs to step up the pace and size of sales of government assets. There are also suggestions the privatization process be put under external management.  [View news story]
    Im sure that they can sell some of their islands to the evil one and puppet master - George Soros...lol...by the way, isn't he involved in the IMS?...lol...perhaps Georgie will wait until the IMS takes them over and he can enjoy them for relatively zero...and the IMS can hold all of their future meetings there, instead of NH...
    May 16, 2011. 12:43 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Der Spiegel is reporting that Greece is considering withdrawing from the eurozone and reintroducing its own currency. The paper says EU finance ministers are holding an emergency meeting in Luxembourg. Euro off a bit to $1.4476.  [View news story]
    Typical Socialist response...lets quit because we've over spent and we cannot handle the austerity programs...lol...simply put socialism / marxism / communism doesn't work. Another reason that the good ole American dollar will remain the best investment for all time.
    May 6, 2011. 12:10 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Initial Jobless Claims: +43K to 474K vs. 410K consensus. Continuing claims +74K to 3,733,000.  [View news story]
    So much for "Hope and Change"...lol...what a joke. Where are the jobs...I mean in the private sector...lol...
    May 5, 2011. 09:46 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Finding salary costs too high in Brazil, Deutsche Bank (DB) is moving positions to "lower cost" centers like Jacksonville. "Brazil used to be a cheaper (employment) center when compared with the U.S. ... not anymore." says the president of an aircraft maker.  [View news story]
    Isn't Brazil a country we look up to and wish to become like them? The government runs everything and everyone is dependent on the government. And, the new President is a Marxist, once guerilla...I can't wait...lol...
    Apr 29, 2011. 11:17 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bernanke refuses to do more to help the unemployed, Paul Krugman believes, because he's "bullied by the inflationistas: the people who keep seeing runaway inflation just around the corner and are undeterred by the fact that they keep on being wrong... because Ron Paul is now the chairman of the House subcommittee on monetary policy." (earlier)  [View news story]
    SA gives this loon too much coverage. He is a narcissistic self serving ideologue - always touting socialist/marxist ideals and never addressing the heart of the matter. He is a real joke, extremely decisive and promotes propaganda and covers up the real problems. If it's not his idea, it's a bad idea. It's clearly evident that he really doesn't care about our country, only himself. Raising taxes is his only solution. Socialism simply does not work and he wants the readers to believe it does, which is a big reason why readership and subscriptions of the leftist NY Times continues to decline. I should have shorted their stock a year ago! The bottom line is - he's a loon and has zero credibility, and is simply a puppet for progressive liberals and socialists.
    Apr 29, 2011. 10:24 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Petrobras (PBR) plans to spend $224B in the next five years to drill more than 200 miles off Brazil's coast and more than three miles below the surface. But not everyone is impressed: Jim Chanos, for one, is shorting Petrobras, seeing the company expanding too quickly with not enough economic return for the risks it's taking.  [View news story]
    Well, didn't our President recently allocated a loan to them for approximately $28b to drill, drill and drill more? Is this another bad deal? How can it fail if our Administration invests in Petrobras along with the evil one and pupett George Soros? Did we loan the money to help Georgie boy?
    Apr 26, 2011. 03:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Peruvian shares and the sol continue to fall following a poll showing Ollanta Humala, an ally of Hugo Chavez, with a 6 point lead in the Presidential race with Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of a jailed ex-president. EPU -15.5% in the last month.  [View news story]
    How many people have died under communism and marxism v. Capitalism...Stalin was such a sweetheart of a human being...lol...
    Apr 26, 2011. 01:40 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Peruvian shares and the sol continue to fall following a poll showing Ollanta Humala, an ally of Hugo Chavez, with a 6 point lead in the Presidential race with Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of a jailed ex-president. EPU -15.5% in the last month.  [View news story]
    lol...choices are too ridiculous to comment...some of our left wing loons would make great (better) choices...lol.
    Apr 26, 2011. 12:47 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A carefully planned affair, Fed chief Bernanke's press conference will last about 45 minutes, beginning with a brief statement from the Chair to be followed by questions. Reporters from news groups accredited by Congress will be allowed, but no bloggers? Truth to power!  [View news story]
    Short the market when he speaks.
    Apr 25, 2011. 04:31 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • If America's budget crisis really is that serious, "shouldn’t we be raising taxes, not cutting them?" Paul Krugman asks. "How we go about stemming the tide of red ink is... a choice - and by making tax increases part of the solution, we can avoid savaging the poor and undermining the security of the middle class."  [View news story]
    SA gives this loon too much coverage. He is a narcissistic self serving ideologue - always touting socialist/marxist ideals and never addressing the heart of the matter. He is a real joke, extremely decisive and promotes propaganda and covers up the real problems. If it's not his idea, it's a bad idea especially if it's coming from a Republican. It's clearly evident that he doesn't care about our country, only himself. Raising taxes is his only solution. Socialism simply does not work and he wants the readers to believe it does, which is a big reason why readership and subscriptions of the leftest NY Times continues to decline. I should have shorted their stock a year ago! This loon believes in bigger government and unfunded government programs while giving up our freedom for total dependency on government. How much more can we pay for (property) taxes to subsidize these outrageous / sweet deals created by the unions representing public employees through collective bargaining with the same people they put in power. The bottom line is - he's a loon and has zero credibility, and is simply a puppet for progressive liberals and socialists.
    Apr 25, 2011. 10:39 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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