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  • Has Gold Been Manipulated? [View article]
    Gold prices have held pretty well for awhile now...I don't see any more manipulation here than any other market....just look at what JPM and GS are doing in the stock market.

    With so much gubmint money sloshing around in the system,and much more coming,inflation will be the driver that gold needs...and no amount of manipulation will be able to stop the upward move...
    May 20 05:13 AM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wednesday Outlook: Commodities, Global Markets [View article]
    I believe you are seeing commercial RE paper firming because of the expectation that a rescue will come for that sector.

    Makes sense....gov doesn't want to have all their work on the banks and insurers undone by another crisis.

    God help us...where will this all end.....
    May 20 04:46 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Will the Real IWM Axe Please Stand Up? [View article]
    Used to be called making a market.....but this smells big time...
    May 19 06:17 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tuesday Outlook: Commodities, Global Markets [View article]
    Sounds very positive for Mrs.Fry...know you guys are feeling some relief.

    Always be cautious of foxes seen during daylight hours...it sometimes indicates sickness like rabies....or maybe just a female hunting for her young.

    Good luck..
    May 19 04:43 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • "Unemployment is going to keep increasing for a while," says Geithner. "It’s not going to feel better for a long time for millions of Americans."  [View news story]
    And on this news,the market is up 175.....who would of thunk it...
    May 18 02:06 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Goldman / State Street: Shades of 1999? [View article]
    And this comes as a surprise?

    Goldman has a permanent Get Out Of Jail Free Pass,compliments of our fabulous Gubmint....
    May 18 10:09 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The article's called What Does Your Credit-Card Company Know About You?, but it's really more about understanding just how deeply bill collectors get inside your head. Interesting read.  [View news story]
    I used my Amex card at a liquor store yesterday...wonder what that did to my profile....

    That was a good read...
    May 17 09:28 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Just when you thought it was safe to count on cheap gas for another week, this news of volcanic activity in Saudi Arabia.  [View news story]
    You guys underestimate GoldmanSachs ability to spin this into a bull move in oil...LOL.
    May 16 01:47 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • JUSTICE? [View instapost]
    I remember that interview...made me want to puke.

    Thanks,James.
    May 16 04:06 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Warnings from the President: This Is a Bear Market Rally [View article]
    For anyone who came along in the 60s,the image of Nixon in Dr.Kim's article brings back some bad memories.

    The country was divided in a dozen different directions and scarily close to anarchy.The Vietnam War was a disaster and public leadership was no better.The recession of the early 70s crushed the middle class......kinda sounds like today?

    I started investing in stocks in 1973,fresh out of college,with a bright future ahead.I'd save up to buy hundred share lots,so as not to pay the odd lot differential...broker fees were huge back then.A 10pt move in the DOW was considered a big day and this went on for years and years.

    I wonder if history is repeating itself...again...
    May 16 03:57 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • AutoNation: GM Dealership Closings Will Have No Impact [View article]
    Jackson is on CNBC every time I look up....thats generally a sign that he's just another pump monkey.

    Sorry,not with you on this one....been buying F on dips and selling mostly on $1 moves,for the last 10 yrs.Must have done it 15 times....although I'm not so sure about that play going forward..

    Good luck.












    May 16 03:10 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • AIG's (AIG) borrowing from the Fed has increased 22% from a recent level, underscoring the pressure on the AIG's businesses, and its efforts to sell assets to pay down the debt.  [View news story]
    Exactly right,Sniper...its just a conduit to feed the other financials...
    May 15 12:50 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Gary Shilling: Say Goodbye to the Great Gatsby Era [View article]
    Mr. Schiff,

    You need not defend your position or your record with me.I agreed with you for years and still managed to lose money on short positions for over a year(every one of them turned out right by last fall).

    Timing is everything...enjoy your perspective..
    May 15 12:04 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Does Dr. Copper Think of the Economy? [View article]
    So much of the stimulus has been centered around the banking system and direct payments to the populace,the infrastructure spending has lagged in the US.

    A ton of money has been authorized in every state for spending that will involve copper and other hard commodities..I wouldn't expect a lot of weakness in copper anytime soon...
    May 14 05:36 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • AIG CDS Unwind: From a Waterfall to a Trickle [View article]
    Just wait for the commercial RE resets....they will have to find another conduit ,like AIG,to funnel money into that mess.

    BTW,Obama said this morning that TARP paybacks would be re-invested into smaller banks.Nobody is talking about that..
    May 14 05:09 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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