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  • Baltic Dry Index: Turning The Corner [View article]
    where is the chart of the Baltic Dry?

    Nowhere to be found. Because it has CRASHED. Like from 2300 to 1400.

    Yes, its up $7 today, and MAY have turned (it appears as if its found support). Maybe.
    Jan 21 11:50 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Part-Time Work Is Increasingly By Choice As U.S. Labor Market Strengthens [View article]
    yes, dreamland.

    this year the economy has added 155,000 full time jobs and 550,000 part time jobs.

    thats a recovery?
    Jul 7 01:59 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Equity Bubble? This Bull Run Has Only Just Begun [View article]
    Strange, equity funds experienced OUTFLOWS of $4 bb in the last reporting period.
    May 17 11:57 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Investors Face Potential Municipal Bond Armageddon [View article]
    the muni market is NOT huge, relative to stocks and especially Treasuries.

    the risk of rising rates is MINIMAL, given the freaking economy everywhere is SLOWING. Duh.

    the "retail investors" mentioned are all rich, very rich, not your typical "retiree" as implied. they dont even know what munis are.
    Apr 30 11:35 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • More on Case-Shiller: Prices for the 20-City Composite rose 8.1% Y/Y in January, with all 20 cities higher - including NYC which went green after more than 2 years of negative returns. The gain brings national home prices to their autumn 2003 level, and about 30% below the summer 2006 peak. (full report[View news story]
    of course home prices are up. the banks are holding 2 million plus houses off of the market.

    have to help the banks - nothing else matters. TINA.
    Mar 26 12:36 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • World Industrial Production, Merchandise World Trade Reached New Record Highs In January [View article]
    If everything is back to normal, why is the Fed still buying $85 bb of Treasuries and Agencies every month?

    Why do they find it necessary to goose stocks and generate a wealth effect? Obviously, something is rotten in Denmark.

    Yes, the market goes up and up. But I find the patterns of trading very strange, every morning up 50 to 70 like clockwork. And volumes very thin.
    Mar 26 12:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Regression To Trend: Debunking The Alternate CPI [View article]
    Official inflation rates are low... and falling, they say. But if they calculated the inflation rate the way they did when people were wearing Whip Inflation Now buttons, back in the Carter years, the CPI would be at 9.6%. And bond yields would be at 10% or 12%.

    "... and people would be struggling to pay 13% mortgages... and the feds would be desperate to sell bonds with 15% coupons... and the dollar would be collapsing... and the entire system would have the shakes...
    Mar 25 01:30 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Regression To Trend: Debunking The Alternate CPI [View article]
    anyone that thinks inflation is 2.7% doesnt go to the store.

    the shadwostats guy worked for the government and produced the stats - i'll take his word over yours.

    lets look at the real reason for lying on inflation. Social Security. if the feds had to adjust it annually to the real rate of inflation, well, we'd be a lot more broke than we already are.

    and they have to suppress the price of gold to maintain their fiat currency sham.
    Mar 25 01:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Recovery Is Real [View article]
    if the economy is so great, why do we still need QEInfinity?

    Believe me when i tell you, ben knows something you dont.
    Mar 22 12:11 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 22 Signs The Economy Is Heading For A Big Comeback In The Months Ahead [View article]
    1. Housing looks good because the BANKS are holding 3 million plus houses in Shadow Inventory, thereby artifically making it look like market appreciation. We cant have those poor banks holding underwater houses now, can we?

    2. Insider selling hand over fist. By a BIG margin.

    3. California recentl;y revealed that the supposed income tax windfall late last year was created by income shifting from 2013 to avoid the tax increases. They are already preparing for a reduction in revenues in 2013. Try reading a paper sometime.

    4. The stock market is on fire because the Fed is buying $85 bb a month in bonds, and the money is recycled into equities. Does it look like a normal market to you? GS et al are slashing equity trading desk employees because.................. is no volume.

    5. Look at the shippers. and the Baltic Dry.

    6. Growing numb to bad headlines? Everywhere you look the shills are bullish. Margin debt back to all time highs. Futures long exposure back at all time highs.

    7. Did I mention Europe?

    8. How about that huge ascending wedge on the charts? Doesnt make me feel real comfy about buying now. As they say, picking up pennies in front of the steam roller.

    Who is left to buy? Oh, thats right, the retail sucker who might get sucked into all the bullish hoo-hah.

    Yes, the market will probably continue onwards and upwards, given that that is about the only thing that will save the system - There Is No Alternative. But lets understand whats really at work - QE Infinity.
    Feb 26 04:16 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Gold Bear Is Waking Up [View article]
    Go to Shadowstats and see for yourself.

    CPI is repressed so as to save on SSN payouts. If you arent aware of that, I am glad your not running my money.

    Suppression of the gold price by the powers that be is mandatory, lest fiat currencies be shown for the charade that they are.

    Meanwhile, Central Bankers planetwide are stuffing their vaults full of the yellow stuff.
    Dec 24 01:22 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Stock Market Bulls Should Hope For An M&A Boom [View article]
    with stocks at multi-year highs, please explain why any rational company would be buying (M & A) now?

    Buy low, not high. This is exactly why I am not buying stocks now, and why ben bernanke is likely to stay disappointed that the public isnt piling in. were not idiots.

    IBM counfounds me with their incessant buybacks. why are there never buybacks when the stocks are dirt cheap?
    Oct 9 04:22 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Eurozone Crisis Has Not Proved Contagious [View article]
    wishful thinking. it aint over till its over.
    Apr 26 11:07 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Weekly Indicators: Delayed April Fool's Edition [View article]
    Kind of missed Egan Jones downgrading of the US credit rating, didnt ya?

    You read too much MSM BS. Smooth sailing my ass............glad your not running my $$$.
    Apr 8 01:26 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Gold: Time Tested Insurance Against A Stock Market Crisis [View article]
    what an idiot. The one lesson I learned from the October 1987 Crash - my first month of production at Kidder Peabody - was that when the market tanks, gold tanks too.

    Its called a margin call, and you sell whatever is up. And whatever was up - gold - then goes down.
    Nov 27 05:12 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment