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  • Instant Karma: JP Morgan Exits Physical Commodities [View article]
    "The result will be less efficient, less competitive commodity markets. Which is exactly the opposite result that the politicians and regulators baying at banks and nipping at their heels claim to want. Unintended consequences yet again."

    You think your Instant Karma was at work before - WELL WAIT FOR IT TO "get you" this time. Since I heard about this all I can Tweet and say is:

    "Just wait for the SAC's or Madoff's or Corzine's or other unregulated hedgies to get a hold of these commodities biz. You think you have manipulated issues NOW???"

    DC - "You know not what you do!"
    Jul 28, 2013. 08:05 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Instant Karma: JP Morgan Exits Physical Commodities [View article]
    A spin off to shareholders which is also on the table would be best of all worlds.

    I had written to JPM to do just that in a similar arrangement as what COp and CVI and others have done.

    JPM can retain stock and DC threats go away. BTW - Let AMZN runs and operate the facilities. Their stock price goes up no matter how much $$$ they lose.

    As a JPM shareholder I think this is a GREAT thing.
    Jul 28, 2013. 07:37 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • CVR Refining Offers Huge Distribution [View article]
    $1.35 is lower but still extremely high. crack spread widening since refinery bear raid has eased up.

    More crack - more smack!
    Jul 27, 2013. 08:21 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Linn Energy: Not A Ponzi Scheme; Not Even 'Ponzi-Like' [View article]
    Until we END the blatant short seller hedgie "bear attacks" in the markets and not acccept it as OK, then any analysis great or not will be meaningless.

    End 'bear attacks'? What was I thinking - our broken SEC is now going to let these scumbags advertise their venom.
    Jul 15, 2013. 07:06 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • I Continue To Like And Recommend Linn Energy, But It's Not For The Weak [View article]
    I have just 2 words for you: "Bear Raid".

    And there seems to be a great deal of evidence it's coordinated by 1 hedgie that has an eye on it. Where the hell is the SEC??
    Jul 14, 2013. 08:26 AM | 13 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Linn Energy: A Different Kind Of Oil And Gas Company? [View article]
    I just love the comments above that "shorts did nothing wrong". Blatant gangbanging and naked short selling last time I looked was illegal.

    But of course the shorts will claim they did nothing wrong. I just have 1 question to ask "How many JOBS were created by what they did to LINN & LNCO and the spillover to the REST of the industry?"

    let's sing the shorts theme song, "No... no... no... it ain't me babe. It ain't me you're looking for... babe!"

    Jul 6, 2013. 09:58 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • It's Not Too Late To Sell Refiners Tied To Brent/WTI Oil Spread [View article]
    These refiners have their crack spreads and WTI buys HEDGED OUT well into the future. ANY minor change in crack really has NO bearing on these guys.

    The only real change is how hedgies and their minions are trying to profit from this.
    Jul 3, 2013. 08:50 AM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cramer's Lightning Round - I've Had It With Magnum Hunter (5/16/13) [View article]
    ON MHR:

    They have done everything they said they would when they appeared on HIS show. He loved them - praised them - everything was a GO!

    Somehow lawyers got involved in an issue that had nothing to do with drilling in Ohio and Cramer throws MHR under a bus.

    Does that remind you of anyone?
    May 17, 2013. 06:40 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Who's Afraid Of The Brown-Vitter Legislation [View article]
    jerks like this in Washington are just making things worse longer.


    OH yeah us! Who's the idiot now?
    Apr 27, 2013. 08:58 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A bipartisan Senate bill would force all banks to hold capital of 10% and those with over $400B in assets an extra 5%. The strictest provisions would hit six banks: JPMorgan (JPM), BofA (BAC), Citigroup (C), Wells Fargo (WFC), Goldman Sachs (GS) and Morgan Stanley (MS). Analysts reckon the bill has little chance of becoming law, although its authors reckon support for the measures are growing. [View news story]
    It all stems from hate originating in ignorance on how our financials markets work.

    Hate is still hate!

    And aren't these the same moronic people who are pushing Subprime II so they can then sue the lenders in 5 years for bad loans again!??

    And let's not forget that this is also coming from the same people who are bring us the sequel to Acorn: >>> 'Obamacareless Navigators'.
    Apr 7, 2013. 08:01 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • It Can Happen Here: The Confiscation Scheme Planned For U.S. And U.K. Depositors [View article]
    The ONLY confiscation that is happening here is by OUR Obama DOJ and Senate issuing regulation after regualtion on our banking system. The more they regulate and restrict our banks out of some distorted need for revenge, the less the banks have to loan out and return to shareholders. Eventually Obama will have Warren castrating every bank CEO so that there is nothing left.
    Mar 28, 2013. 11:55 AM | 19 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Chesapeake Energy - How Can Such A Large Producer Have No Idea Where Natural Gas Prices Are Headed? [View article]
    Real reason on hedges:
    Mar 22, 2013. 09:24 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Chesapeake Energy - How Can Such A Large Producer Have No Idea Where Natural Gas Prices Are Headed? [View article]
    This has nothing to do with CHK (well it does actually) but your name is Rule #1 in my

    The 5 Golden Rules - #The5GoldenRules

    1. Immediately, reinstate the Up-Tick Rule.

    2. Crack down on naked short selling. Require stock certificate #'s when a short sale needs to be covered, including ETF’s.

    a. Stop the shorting of ALL ETF’s. This is just legalized naked shorting—makes no sense.

    3. Institute some rules on how the media ’reports’ news in order to prevent rumor-boarding. Not censorship… just sensibility & responsibility.

    4. Pass a Wind-Fall Capital Gains Tax of 65% on ALL short sales not directly tied to a long buy by a regulated hedge fund!

    5. Have ALL ETF’s trade on a 20-minute delayed basis. Get these instruments of mass destruction back to what they were supposed to do: mimic mutual funds. NO pre or aftermarket trading.
    Mar 21, 2013. 07:07 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Chesapeake Energy - How Can Such A Large Producer Have No Idea Where Natural Gas Prices Are Headed? [View article]
    Your article makes absoultely NO sense. last year when the prices of NG were hitting new lows, CHK took that into account and hedged there ahead of it.

    THIS year they seem to have hedges that average in the high $3.00 and higher coming OUT OF a wierd winter season. The price increases should have ended weeks ago.

    That moronic anal_yst who downgraded CHK yesterday for the same moronic reasons you give are just another example of a market that is so manipulated and biased and broken that why any of us try to INVEST is a mystery.
    Mar 21, 2013. 07:04 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Freddie Mac (FMCC.OB) has sued Bank of America (BAC) JPMorgan (JPM), Citigroup (C) and 12 other major banks for losses caused by the manipulation of the Libor rate. Freddie, which invested in mortgage bonds and swaps tied to U.S. dollar Libor, is seeking a whole gamut of damages for what it sees as fraud, antitrust violations and breach of contract. The FHFA has already calculated that Freddie and Fannie Mae lost $3B in total because of the Libor manipulation. [View news story]
    We are truly a Nation of lawyers suing anyone for our own past ignorance. What is wrong with all of us? "Hate is still hate!"

    Let's sing this administration's theme song: "Sue... sue... sue ya!"

    And does any of this remind you of how the insane Euro zone decided to BREAK THE RULE OF LAW to confiscate peoples' (mostly that mysterious middle class) SAVINGS in Cypress?

    Didn't the Supreme Court say that the government should NOT be prosecuting/persecuting companies for what a few people may or may not have done? How did that Arthur Anderson debacle work out for you?

    What is wrong with all of us?
    Mar 20, 2013. 07:29 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment