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  • If you've been on the sidelines during the market's recent run, don't worry, there's more upside to come, says Goldman's Abbie Joseph Cohen. This rally's real, and the fundamentals are there to support it Cohen says. She pegs fair value for the S&P 500 at 1,575 — a 4% premium to yesterday's close. "There are other models, including the Fed model, that show fair value as high as 1,700 or 1,750." [View news story]
    President Obama has guided the best stock marker returns in decades after the W. Bush recession of 2008-2009. Now the only problem is Republican congress wants another recession to make Democrats look bad for elections in 2014.
    Mar 1 07:45 PM | 14 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Citing royalty costs, Pandora (P) is reinstating a 40-hour monthly listening cap for free users.... only this time, it applies to mobile listeners. The company insists the move should only affect 4% of mobile users. The timing of the announcement is noteworthy, given it comes: 1) 8 days before Pandora's FQ4 report. 2) 3 months after Pandora provided light FQ4 guidance and reported mobile ad rates remain well below PC rates. 3) A day after founder Tim Westergren made a renewed call for passing the Internet Radio Fairness Act, introduced in Congress last November. [View news story]
    I listen to Slacker Radio (free).
    Feb 27 06:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Flower Foods (FLO +3.7%) will win the Hostess bread brands after no other bids were received by the company, according to sources. As long as the bankruptcy court approves the deal, Flower Foods will gain control of bread brands Butternut, Home Pride, Merita, and Nature's Pride for $360M. [View news story]
    New owners will place employees on a GOP Conservative pay plan, $9.00 hour for 30 hours, plus federal food stamps and Medicaid. Good news your family will not pay any federal tax.
    Feb 27 11:54 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Consumers are clipping coupons at a higher rate than anytime since the 2007 recession, according to tracking from Coupons.com. The biggest amount of activity has been seen in the food categories (CPB, KRFT, CAG, PEP) of soup, cheese, rice, and pasta - although personal care and beauty items (PG, AVP, EL, UL, CL) are also in focus. [View news story]
    The GOP do nothing congress, they only support the top 5% of US population. President Obama is still rated highly compared to Conservatives.
    Feb 25 11:54 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Consumers are clipping coupons at a higher rate than anytime since the 2007 recession, according to tracking from Coupons.com. The biggest amount of activity has been seen in the food categories (CPB, KRFT, CAG, PEP) of soup, cheese, rice, and pasta - although personal care and beauty items (PG, AVP, EL, UL, CL) are also in focus. [View news story]
    Wealthy have never done better, its the other 90% that have seen their paychecks got to the top 10%. Lets go back to a 90% tax rate on wealthy profits not paid to US workers.
    Feb 25 11:35 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Amid worries that rising gasoline prices are on the verge of pushing the U.S. into a recession, an MIT study makes the case for even higher taxes at the pump. If the goal is to get Americans to drive less and use more fuel-efficient vehicles, and to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gases, the study says higher gas taxes are at least six times as effective as stricter fuel-economy standards. [View news story]
    Electric cars save you money, listen to President Obama, he did win two elections for President.
    Feb 22 07:12 PM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • President Obama will lay out yet another plan for trying to spark some life back into the economy when he gives his State of the Union address on Tuesday. The program includes investments in infrastructure, manufacturing, clean energy and education. But as with countless proposals in the past, any new spending plans are likely to hit strong opposition from Republicans, who would probably prefer to hear about cuts and deficit reduction. [View news story]
    US can't afford the military, cut 60%. All seniors also cut 60%, set up light labor camps with housing for everyone drawing Social Security. Build no more roads, fire teachers-police.
    Cut taxes for only those making over 200K per year.
    Feb 10 09:01 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The decision by the USPS to shut down Saturday mail service could impact two other companies beyond FedEx and UPS, according to analysts. Stamps.com (STMP +1.5%) might see a slight boost in its business with mail offices shut down, while the read-through for American Greetings (AM) is less favorable if mail is slower and online options for holiday expressions look favorable. [View news story]
    Their market has changed,its not Unions.
    Feb 6 11:15 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A weekend deal between longshoremen and the U.S. Maritime Alliance (representing shipping companies and port associations in the East and Gulf coasts) will avert a strike that would cost the economy $1B/day and spur shortages of consumer goods. The largest port involved was the Port of New York and New Jersey; the dispute centered on container royalties shared between shippers and union members. [View news story]
    Union membeship has fallen, along with workers wages, as the very weathy take more from American families.
    Feb 2 08:24 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A weekend deal between longshoremen and the U.S. Maritime Alliance (representing shipping companies and port associations in the East and Gulf coasts) will avert a strike that would cost the economy $1B/day and spur shortages of consumer goods. The largest port involved was the Port of New York and New Jersey; the dispute centered on container royalties shared between shippers and union members. [View news story]
    Keep American families strong, support Unions over the top 1% in wealth.
    Feb 2 05:57 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Brave or foolhardy? Francisco Blanch, BofA's head of commodities research, reckons West Texas crude could temporarily fall to $50/bbl in the next two years, as the U.S. and Canada between them are set to increase output by more than 800K bbl/day thanks to surging shale oil production, and the global demand picture also doesn't look rosy. [View news story]
    President Obama's energy plan is working, cheaper oil & gas with millions of new jobs in coming 3 years.
    Jan 31 11:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • $55B poured into equity mutual funds and ETFs this month, according to TrimTabs, the largest amount since the epic peak of the tech bubble in February 2000. Corporate treasurers and insiders are selling, with a net $11.9B in share offerings and insider sales. Garnering the bulk of flows in the ETF space are emerging market (EEM, VWO) and global stock funds (EFA). [View news story]
    About 6% gain in weeks, I'm selling.
    Jan 28 10:22 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Dec. Leading Indicators: Leading Index +0.5% to 93.9 vs. +0.4% expected, -0.2% prior. Coincident Index +0.2% vs. +0.2% prior. Lagging Index +0.7% vs. +0.3% prior . [View news story]
    Thanks to President Obama and company.
    Jan 24 10:05 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • "It's as good as it gets in the U.S.," a wildly bullish David Tepper tells Bloomberg. "This country is on the verge of an explosion of greatness." Be long the "risk things," he says, and avoid Treasurys, the Swiss franc, and the yen. He's as blunt as ever: "I'd rather work at McDonald's than the sell side." [View news story]
    Buy US, President Obama was reelected.
    Jan 22 11:40 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Among Doug Kass' 15 surprises for 2013 will be new Senator Elizabeth Warren spearheading the introduction of a financial transaction tax. Combined with weak capital markets, reduced M&A activity, and narrow net interest margins, its makes the XLF and GS sells. [View news story]
    I remember many Tea Party members were voted out in November, just a handful left for the late night comedy writers.
    Jan 9 08:42 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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