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  • Breaking Down The President's Proposal  [View article]
    Great article. Please send it to Paul Krugman and Rober Reich both whom are promoters of how we can" tax and spend" our way out of the slow growth economy we continue to find ourselves in despite the unbridled borrowing and spending programs of the past four years.
    Dec 19, 2012. 01:42 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Big Mac And Your Financial Health: Rising Burger Prices Show A Worrying Trend  [View article]
    My sentiments exactly. TVs IPhones and the like are not necessities for life, food is, just try going a month without food and you will find out why.
    Dec 19, 2012. 01:31 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News  [View article]
    What blew it for Michigan unions is when they got greedy and put forth a proposition that would have made collective bargaining part of the state constitution. That went down in defeat by an overwhelming majority, only receiving 42% of the electorate voted for it. This then opened the door for the Republican Governor and state house to start the RTW law which was signed into law. The consensus of opion is that if the unions had not overreached with their attempt to revise the state constitution this never would have been signed off by the governor.
    Dec 14, 2012. 02:25 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Fallacy Of Owning Gold Mining Equities  [View article]
    If as an investor I buy an ETF that invests in gold, .ie. GLD. where is the gold kept that backs up the value of that ETF. In other words how do I know that there is gold bullion, coins, behind my investment and not vaporware.
    Nov 22, 2012. 06:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Obama's Election Moved Stocks Over The Past Week  [View article]
    One thing is for certain is that Obama is going nowhere for the next four years and neither is the economy.
    Nov 12, 2012. 04:59 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Time To Buy Gold And Silver: November Shows Historical Strength  [View article]
    What impact if any will the mine strikes in South Africa have on GDX?
    Oct 22, 2012. 02:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cramer's Lightning Round - Liberty Should Get Out Of Sirius's Way (10/16/12)  [View article]
    Hey wait a minute Obama last nite during the debate said the auto industry is booming thanks to him, now Jim is saying things are down around the world stay away. Who do I believe? I think you already know the answer to that question.
    Oct 17, 2012. 04:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cramer's Lightning Round - Nokia Stands For Not Okay (10/2/12)  [View article]
    Would any of you buy a used car from Cramer? I don't bother listening to him since the meltdown when he missed it so badly.
    Oct 3, 2012. 02:54 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Pentagon has refrained from authorizing a plan for operational testing of Lockheed Martin's (LMT) F-35 program, Reuters reports, with officials expressing frustration at the pace of development in a "very painful" review on Friday. Of particular concern are the problems afflicting the F-35 helmet, which is being developed by  Rockwell Collins (COL) and Israel's Elbit Imaging (EMITF).  [View news story]
    This helmet is more than just a helmet its a critical component of the weapon system enabling off axis firing of missiles. PS don't blame Lockheedjust like the engines this is a Government Furnished Item (GFE). Any delays caused by the government in furnishing GFE enable LMT to file a claim for compensation for the effect of the delay on the company and its subcontractors.
    Sep 11, 2012. 12:50 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • All The News That's Fit To Misinterpret  [View article]
    50% of the people in this country do not read a newspaper and 50% don't vote, I just hope it's the same 50%.
    Aug 23, 2012. 11:49 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What To Do For The Rest Of 2012?  [View article]
    Its a choppy market and with low volumes meaning that only the brave are trading in this market.
    Aug 7, 2012. 12:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Another Test Of The Banking Lobby's Powers  [View article]
    " Average foreclosure in New York now comes YEARS after homeowner quits making payments" and all the while the homeowner gets to live in his home rent free, does not pay property taxes and, if applicable, homeowner fees. In my community homeowners did this for as long as three years and when they were finally evicted they either trashed the house or stripped it of appliances, palm trees, iron gates and anything else they could carry. The banks in many cases gave these homeowners mortgages when the shouldn't have, liars loans, many homeowners put little or nothing down, teaser loans, and paid the interest only, others used their home as an ATM to buy new cars and/or motor homes and boats. I have no sympathy for any of these people but I do have for the guy who through no fault of his own, job loss, lost his home to foreclosure those are the ones we should be helping not the ones who gamed the system, Same goes for the banks and mortrgage companies who aided and abetted this debacle they should be tried convicted and hung all in the same day.
    Jul 9, 2012. 01:13 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Could It Be That I'm Smarter Than My Broker?  [View article]
    JD; I currently use a Investment Advisor and I am about to pull the plug. One question for you, do you subscribe to any Investment newsletters/services to assist you in your decision making on what to buy or sell?
    Jun 15, 2012. 11:29 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Anti-Hype In Lithium-Ion Batteries Foretells Doom For Electric Cars  [View article]
    I thank you for the info I read the article and it certainly doesn't present a pretty picture about re cycling all the old batteries from all these cars, I guess the garbage dump they use for disposing all these batteries can be converted to golf courses at the end of the dumps useful life.
    Jun 2, 2012. 09:04 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Anti-Hype In Lithium-Ion Batteries Foretells Doom For Electric Cars  [View article]
    I dutifully read all the posts regarding this controversial subject and did not read anything about disposal of all these batteries at the end of there useful life. How is this to be handled and who pays since a battery contains hazardous materials you can't just toss it out especially when it weighs several hundred pounds. Just asking.
    Jun 1, 2012. 11:19 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment