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  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News  [View article]
    Hope your right James or else we will all be standing at the back of the line behind Greece, Spain, Portugal, and the rest of Europe!
    Oct 25, 2012. 08:08 AM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Despite Earnings Miss, GE Still A Buy On Strong Aviation Segment  [View article]
    I still think GE is a stinky pig. What about their consumer division? What about all their bad mortgages and car loans - unless they spun them off to money printing Obama!

    Does it even matter that the rest of the world is slowing down??

    One division is not going to drive the whole company.
    Oct 24, 2012. 03:33 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Even with a big upcoming lockup expiration, Facebook (FB +21.6%) shorts are rushing to cover following a Q3 beat fueled by growing mobile ad sales, and an upbeat earnings call (I, II) focused on rising monetization. Social networking and mobile ad peers are joining in on the fun: LNKD +5.4%. RENN +4.9%. SINA +2.2% MM +10.7%. VELT +5.4%. Zynga (ZNGA +0.5%) is largely being left out after Facebook noted its Payments revenue share is quickly declining. Zynga announced layoffs yesterday and reports this afternoon. (FB transcript[View news story]
    Wow all the rats jumped shipped and now they brought a bunch of their friends back with them!! Now its a buy, the same folks that said it was a buy at $34 to $40 bucks. I luv the pros!!
    Oct 24, 2012. 03:29 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Solar REITs Are A Better Way To Invest In Solar  [View article]
    Either way Momintn, I don't remember it being in the Constitution that the U.S. government is suppose to be a taxpayer venture capital firm.

    Any amount they lost is not ok with me!

    Just one more example how this government has diminished free markets!
    Oct 22, 2012. 11:41 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 5 Years Until Retirement? What Is Your Plan?  [View article]
    Good article, I think that I will just become a ward of the state since President Osama will start taxing my investment income at a higher rate which will cause me to quit investing. Then tax my income at a higher rate and my small business taxes at a higher rate, raising my health insurance premiums and taking away everything he can from me - I will have no incentive to do anything again.

    I also want to thank him for losing $billions in the green energy businesses, mega trillions buying every bad mortgage from the banks and putting them in Fannie/Freddie/FHA, putting student loans over the trillion mark, and spending $7 trillion with the plan to spend $4 to $6 trillion more!!!
    Oct 22, 2012. 06:43 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Solar REITs Are A Better Way To Invest In Solar  [View article]
    Lets see, I'm just gonna let Osama invest my money for me, he's the expert in picking loser green energy companies:These companies either lost cold hard taxpayer cash, unsecured government loans and/or cold hard tax credits:

    - Lost $535 million with Solyndra
    - Lost $ 249 million with A123 Battery
    - Lost $193 million with guaranteed loans to Fisker Automotive
    - Lost $20 million in guaranteed loans to Amonix Solar
    - Lost $400 million with Abound Solar
    - Lost $43 million with Beacon Power
    - Lost $115 million with Ecotality
    - Lost $450 million with Evergreen Solar

    Yes folks, this is the industry we all want to be in and thanks to President Osama we are all owners of these now defunct companies - Fisker Automotive is still around building $100K electric cars, something we all should have!!

    Thank you President Osama, your investments in green energy, your buying back of every shitty mortgage on the market for FHA/Fannie/Freddie are in the trillions, your student loans now total a trillion.......your plan to increase the national debt another $4 to $6 trillion all warm my heart.

    Who needs the taliban, we have our own single terrorist dismantling our country and flushing it down the toilet all by himself. Ah but what a great guy for doing it to us!!
    Oct 22, 2012. 06:31 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What's Really Changed At The New GM?  [View article]
    GM still builds crap and it's old school management is just as awful as our old school politicians!!

    They both suck and WILL NEVER change the way they do business or get innovative until there is a totally new regime that give a darn about GM or politically about this country.

    Both will drag this country down.
    Aug 8, 2012. 10:53 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • It seems like we can have higher stock prices or lower crude oil prices, but we can't have both. Crude continues a 6-week rally, moving to its highest price since spring at $94.24. The gasoline ETF: UGA +14.9% in the last month. Earlier, inventory data showed an unexpected draw on stocks.  [View news story]
    Lets see with oil and food going up that should really help retail, travel and entertainment!

    Look out world, we are in for some expensive times!
    Aug 8, 2012. 10:48 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Market recap: Stocks hovered near unchanged territory in another quiet session with anemic volume. "As long as there’s no major blowup in Europe, [the market] will probably trot on here," a trader says. H-P rallied to lead the Dow after raising guidance. Treasury prices dipped after a weak 10-year auction. NYSE declining issues led advancers seven to five.  [View news story]
    No volume, Europe all talk, U.S. all talk, nothing to support this market. It's going down soon, it's going down.
    Aug 8, 2012. 10:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Friday The 13th Was Markets' Lucky Day  [View article]
    I agree Super! If you throw in failed commercial and residential real estate loans that they don't have to put on the books and the fact that 75% of America can't borrow any money - where is it all coming from?

    My guess is that the financials will be in trouble again very soon.
    Jul 14, 2012. 10:00 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Friday The 13th Bad News Bulls  [View article]
    SUCKERS RALLY! Low volume and more bad news.

    Sit on the side and wait and see, it's safe and doesn't cost a thing!
    Jul 14, 2012. 09:54 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News  [View article]
    WOW, the only good new is Pfizer! How much more bad news can this market take before we see the big selloff??

    European bankruptsy and failure not enough, China bigger than expected slowdown not enough, Japan slowdown not enough, poor U.S. earnings and lower expectations not enough.........

    It's enough for me to sit on my cash and wait for the shorting to begin!
    Jul 11, 2012. 07:45 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A Classic Comeback Story: The Bullish Case For General Motors  [View article]
    Your point is well taken Andrew and I applaud you and thank you for all of your responses to myself and the others here.

    Let me just make one more point as to why GM will not succeed. Millions of Americans who have gotten nothing stand on the sidelines and see these companies that received gov't intervention, TARP monies, stock purchases.......and their employees benefit during these difficult times while mainstream American small business has not received a penny.

    I will never purchase a GM vehicle or a Chrysler vehicle because of what happened. I will never put my money in Citibank, Wells Fargo, Chase or any of the giants that took and have not repaid their debt, I sold my life insurance policies that were with companies that took TARP money and I will NEVER buy from any company that took a bailout and did not repay it.

    You are correct, we all have a choice! I just hope that my fellow Americans exercise their option to do the same and support those businesses that can stand on their own two feet.
    Jul 8, 2012. 10:45 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A Classic Comeback Story: The Bullish Case For General Motors  [View article]
    I don't think it was worth mortgaging my future for the sake of a poorly run company. This company would have gone into bankruptcy protection and millions of bond holders and preferred stock holders wouldn't have been screwed! Closing GM would not have ended the world!!

    The business would have been sold off in pieces and yes, lots of jobs would have been lost, but Ford and other companies would have picked at the worthy brands of GM and the 1,000's of support companies would have still had a chance to survive even though the head of the snake was cut off.

    And your precious Volt - Bob Lutz was on 20/20 or Prime time about a year before the Volt came out and said that it was going to cost $50,000 to make each car even though they decided that the price selling point would be $40,000. That sure makes a lot of sense to lose $10,000 per car - oh yeah that's where that rebate comes in and the "government" gets them closer to that selling point!!

    You cannot compare the Volt to the Prius, the Prius is a great car, the Volt is a joke.

    GM still builds crap, is run by a bunch of old school crappy thinkers and will not be around in 10 years unless some other genius bails them out again.
    Jul 8, 2012. 05:57 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A Classic Comeback Story: The Bullish Case For General Motors  [View article]
    Wow Andrew, after government rebates, who's pocket do you think all this "government" money - rebates, stock, coming from????
    Jul 8, 2012. 05:38 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment