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  • Consumer Credit jumps $26.8B in April [View news story]
    What could possibly go wrong?
    Jun 6, 2014. 04:23 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Brazil a buy on possible World Cup victory [View news story]
    by all of which one can safely assume Goldman wants to go short Brazil
    May 28, 2014. 09:11 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Housing Starts [View news story]
    It appears that the major jump was not in homes, but in rental property starts. Single family home starts rose 0.8%.
    May 16, 2014. 09:09 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Stock Market Crash Is Imminent - Part II: How You Like Me Now? [View article]
    Actually, Bush1 invaded Panama. Just for the sake of historical accuracy.

    And FWIW, Panama is much much better off for it.
    Apr 30, 2014. 09:03 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]

    Garbage. Let's see where you head for healthcare if/when you get a serious illness. Good luck with that.

    But, hey, at least you are correct: we need the government to get involved in every daily problem. Because it has been soooo effective at improving education, healthcare( gov't has been meddling since at least the 1950s), energy . . . .
    Apr 2, 2014. 09:55 AM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • MannKind down premarket as Ad Comm prepares to discuss AFREZZA [View news story]
    the problem is it's on heavy volume
    Mar 31, 2014. 10:53 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Motors draws criticism in Germany [View news story]
    I would think Daimler and Bosch easily have the political pull to force Tesla to include other manufacturers whether Tesla likes it or not.
    Mar 25, 2014. 09:04 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla: We've Got Some Numbers For February [View article]

    You might appreciate technology, but you won't have the disposable income to afford a $70,000 car (or a $30,000 car for that matter), what with a 75% tax rate to pay for my Medicare. :)

    Besides, we'll be teleporting around with our I-watches and Google glasses in 10 years anyway- making cars obsolete.
    Mar 10, 2014. 03:18 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Russia escalates tensions over Ukraine [View news story]
    I have it on good information it's Jake Tapper.
    Mar 3, 2014. 12:43 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Russia escalates tensions over Ukraine [View news story]
    Hogwash- Guantanamo is nothing like what Russia is doing in Crimea. First, the "uprising" to which you refer started in November, not 6-7 weeks ago, and was the result of Ukranians fearing a return to Russian control. They didn't face down snipers because the West promised them some cash.

    Second, Russia has formally recognized the sovereignty of the Ukraine- that's why the Ukraine gave up their nukes. The US never recognized the legitimacy of Cuba's ruler. Last, Guantanamo is about 15 square miles in the middle of nowhere. Look at a map- your analogy is waaaay off.

    Sure, Russia has a vested interest in the Crimea. So did Germany in Poland and France circa 1939.
    Mar 2, 2014. 12:01 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Natural Gas ETF's Returns Are Disappointing Investors Who Called The Peak Right [View article]
    Great explanation for the uninformed investor. Me for example.
    Feb 27, 2014. 09:43 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Second season of House of Cards delivers for Netflix [View news story]
    Couldn't agree more, as far as the second season goes. First season was interesting, the plot this season is weak, the writing wooden and unbelievable, and frankly, the political leanings of the producers have started to leak into the program. I'd give it 1 star, and sure won't be watching the next season.
    Feb 19, 2014. 09:43 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • In a defeat for organized labor, Volkswagen workers reject union [View news story]
    And at Trans States Airlines, and TWA, and . . .
    Feb 15, 2014. 11:25 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • In a defeat for organized labor, Volkswagen workers reject union [View news story]
    "Right to Scab". Yeah, people should be forced to join a union or be unable to find employment. Because if they don't want to join fundamentally left organizations they are "scabs". Sounds really American-great philosophy there, Lenin.
    Feb 15, 2014. 11:23 AM | 14 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Banned SodaStream ad is a hit [View news story]
    They do. The CEO said if he could he'd get his money back, but as it is, the SB commercial will have a different line at the end.
    Jan 29, 2014. 08:58 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment