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  • 3 High Yield Stocks That Are Likely to Outperform the Market [View article]
    I think I figured it out. He leverages up each individual asset with outside debts just like all those LLC house flippers..............
    One prolonged downturn and a dryup of cashflow and this thing topples.
    Jul 8, 2011. 11:40 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Taxes, Entitlements and the Federal Debt Crisis [View article]
    The day of reckening is around the corner and sooner than most think.

    Thanks for all the figures and great article. It is clear that we are in deep trouble and tax receipts just do not cover this excessive spending programs. have u ever looked at interest expense on the debts? It is running at avg rate of 3% now but in 2000 it was 6.60%. At the latter rate the interest expense would be something like 800-900 billion. This would devour a huge chunk of tax receipts.

    Hey what about the $467 billion in debts rolling over in Aug 2011?

    Be prepared for a suddent collapse/ devaluation of the dollar mainly vs gold as gold will be the go to place.

    Doug why did you not include intragovernmental debts?
    Jul 8, 2011. 11:14 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Are the Safe Havens, Gold and Silver, Poised for a Fall? [View article]
    The mining shares are by far the cheapest way to play the pm's now. I expect blastoff with the next leg up on pm's.
    Jul 8, 2011. 11:06 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 High Yield Stocks That Are Likely to Outperform the Market [View article]
    What is the div payout ratio of seadrill?

    If it is high then how does this company extinguish the debts overtime besides adding to it with each new build?
    Jul 8, 2011. 11:00 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Not a Short Covering Rally [View article]
    UUHHHHHHH the only winners in this economy are the banksters, corp elite, politicians and Friggen homedebtors/Freeloaders who mismanaged their financial life.
    The economy is totally broken reliant on consumption and debt expansion (finance-retail) and also the grandaddy of them all Housing which has proven to be the biggest money losing drain on our country after taking account of all the massive losses from Fannie, Freddie, FHA and the Crooked banks.
    Jul 8, 2011. 10:56 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • QE2 Myths Impervious to Facts: 5% Money Growth Isn't Going to Cause Hyperinflation [View article]
    Bernank's in a dilemma. The Bernank and his stooges have to figure out another scheme. Can't wait to hear the name of this new scheme which forces banks to start lending again to any homedebtor, illegal or person with a pulse.
    It is coming. What do u think Bob?
    By the way Bob, how much thought and consultants do the Bernank and fellow stooges use to come up with these catchy phrases to FOOL the Public?

    I see Oblama is rewarding more homedebtors again. More losers getting rewarded while the savers and people who mmade prudent decisions pay for all these schemes. Outrageous. This is why the FED needs to go. The stabilizer is gold. It keeps these stooges in line from going bezerk buying votes or favoring bankster friends.
    Jul 8, 2011. 10:48 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Low Consumer Confidence Is Good for Stocks [View article]
    The extreme pessimism back in late 2008 early 2009 was a great indicator to buy stocks. However the extreme has gone away and maybe just this time around the consumer confidence number maybe relaying the truth behind this disastrous economy. The economy is broken and the American worker is being squeezed slowly overtime as wages do not keep up with inflation, retirement and health benefits are now a larger burden on workers and job security is nil due to the mandate of upper mgt to layoff at a whim to make earnings estimates.
    The mutli-national cos are enjoying most of the growth and they are not hiring domestically.
    Jul 8, 2011. 07:08 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Not a Short Covering Rally [View article]
    Hey stone this surely does not feel like Oct 2008 or March 2009. The market again has become a bubble, but there remain a few patches of value but those values are quickly closing the gaps in the last few weeks.
    Jul 7, 2011. 04:41 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Not a Short Covering Rally [View article]
    Look at some of the tech stocks. They have literally slingshot up in a matter of one or two weeks. goog, intc, msft, amat..... on and on.

    The HFT robots have taken control of these markets. When they shut down what happens to support?
    Jul 7, 2011. 04:38 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Not a Short Covering Rally [View article]
    When the music stops a race to the exits will be quick. We are the best looking pile of junk now compared to Greece Portugal Ireland Spain and Italy, but when those dominoes fall we have a real big bullseye on our backs. The HFT robots control these markets and are driven by technicals and momo. Price charts look like a slingshot move from just a few weeks ago.
    Jul 7, 2011. 01:27 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Interest Rates Do Not Affect Home Prices [View article]
    Interest rates seem to be ever so important becasue the typical buyer is strapped to make a measely down payment of 10% and house prices are still unaffordable based on real incomes that have stagnated for a decade or more. So with stagnating incomes interest rates will play a major role in house prices. Lets see what happens to house prices when rates back up to 6.50% mtg.

    A 400k mtg goes from 18,000 a year in interest to 26,000 in annual interest . 4.50% and 6.50% respectively. Good luck with that.
    The re hores game has not changed one bit. same line same scams.
    Jul 7, 2011. 11:53 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cheap, High Dividend Oil and Gas Stock Beloved by Hedge Funds [View article]
    King the filing shows what?
    I ran the numbers (from the real deal) and as I said early yes they are paying out more than cashflow-capex - divie. Is this a preferred choice? No, but exploration and development potential is huge which comes with country risk.
    why did they agree to payout 90% of net income? why not 70%? Is 90% payout sustainable long term if cap ex + divie exceeds cashflow? No but there is time and major finds before this happens..
    Jul 7, 2011. 11:40 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • QE2 Myths Impervious to Facts: 5% Money Growth Isn't Going to Cause Hyperinflation [View article]
    No mention by Bob of the parabolic explosion in Fed debts.
    9.7 trillion to nearly 15 trillion today.Over 50% in a little over 3 years.
    I know I know intragovernmental debts DO NOT count or does the treasuries the Fed owns they can just extinguish them. Right Bob.

    Another thing Bob glosses over is that these bailout interest rates to his fellow banksters is punishing savers and retirees badly.

    Clowns like him have been spouting over the years and look at the mess we have in this economy and debts. We are leveraged to the eyeballs across the financial system and this stooge Fed played a major role in this mess.
    Jul 7, 2011. 07:04 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Would We Be Better Off With a Single Mandate of Fighting Inflation? [View article]
    Just get rid of the fed and institute a gold standard to rein in these corrupt money printing stooges bailing out speculators and enabling politiicans to spend us into bankruptcy.
    Jul 7, 2011. 07:02 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cheap, High Dividend Oil and Gas Stock Beloved by Hedge Funds [View article]
    I would not trust yahoo's numbers especially a foreign stock holding.
    Jul 6, 2011. 05:33 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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