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  • This Housing Bubble Is Set To Pop [View article]
    Bixem- not true at all provide your stats to back up your cliams
    Nov 16, 2015. 04:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Best Ways To Invest -- What's Your Opinion? A Place To Share Ideas! #85 [View instapost]
    100% agree. In the after math of the terrorist attacks on Paris wait to see what happens in the EU, more members will immediately start building fences , closing borders because their citizens will demand it, and wait until you see what happens in the USA, the same, illegal immigration will be on the minds of every American Citizen, Obama will look for a way to walk back his Friday morning statement that ISIS is contained, also his wimpy PC statement he gave upon hearing of the Paris attacks and also that Trump is crazy to think we can send back 11 millions illegals, what happened in France will be a world wide game changer. Eyes have been opened, Hillary and the Dems have a very serious problem now as it relates to illegal immigration ( undocumented people as the libs say) which is even worse because they are UNDOCUMENTED the same problem the EU has with their undocumented immigrants.
    Nov 14, 2015. 09:17 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pure Speculation: The Cycle Comes To An End [View article]
    1-Home lending is not tight, the banks want to make sure you can afford what you qualify for which wasn't the case in the early 2000s. The real problem with many with homes valued under 500K is, if I sell where do I go, what can I get for my money, is my job secure enough to risk buying, do I really need more home, Id rather pay down my debt.

    2-College grads have low unemployment rate (really), but are they gainfully employed in the field of their degree or just working any job. Many college boomerang are living in their parents basement, Moms doing their wash, making their beds, cooking their dinners.

    3-Right now those who were scared out of ownership in 2008 crash opted to rent and are now desperate to get out of renting and into home ownership because they realize its cheaper to own then rent. This is in the lower end of the market under 400K

    Problem with housing market is reluctance of move up buyers see #1, without confidence in economy, the move up market doesnt, each housing segment has to move together or you have one segment of the market getting squeezed while the others languish.

    We dont have a housing bubble, or credit squeeze we have an economic problem and no confidence in those controlling it.
    Oct 22, 2015. 02:21 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Top Line Numbers Very Weak This Season [View article]
    Comps to be easier but how does that change the fact of weak revenue and earnings that appear will continue. Are we talking similar to how when someone stops looking for a job they are no longer considered unemployed, so the unemployment rate improves on paper but the person still unemployed.
    Oct 22, 2015. 09:02 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Best Ways To Invest -- What's Your Opinion? A Place To Share Ideas! #82 [View instapost]
    chk of PF chart indicated bullish price point 58.91 so upside pot but has to break through 45.28 for chance for real break out and reverse current downtrend, 2015 biggest decline in several yrs, 6 month insider sales 11% (347k shrs), all insider buying this yr under water,Institutional sales 4.26% (14.7M shrs) for yr end book clean up, net income down by over 60% in 14 compared to 13, so what is projection for 15. We have solid companies posting declining earning, sales etc, MCD, FDX,CMG, CCK so weakness in all segments.
    Oct 21, 2015. 11:15 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Strong numbers for 'The Martian' in jinx-defying opening weekend [View news story]
    Movie was just OK, reminded me of B movie Robin Caruso on Mars, HA, knowing this studio pushed for big opening debut and got it but now will fade quickly, big star was Go pro camera used throughout the movie by Matt Damon.
    Oct 5, 2015. 07:35 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. Economic Outlook Appears Stable [View article]
    Politicians do not want to fix stuff possibly worried about the heat but I dont think so, to take the heat you have to have conviction and a set of balls to go against the status quo, I don't believe that's the reason, IMO they dont want to fix stuff so they have stuff they can run for office on claiming they want to fix it, anybody remember " term limits" it was used for decades to get elected, now nary a peep about it and never fixed, how about fixing schools, that's been a campaign promise for 50 yrs, never fixed but always on a campaign poster, how about securing the borders thats a great vote attractant that works every election cycle, on and on. If politicians fix stuff what would they have to run on.
    Oct 4, 2015. 08:33 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. Economic Outlook Appears Stable [View article]
    it really doesnt matter what condition our economy is in because we dont manufacture, buy and sell 100% of our own stuff, we rely on other nations to manufacture, buy and sell much of our stuff. Break a couple links of that chain and see what happens. Oh, look at China, one very big link in the chain that's cracking and there is major panic that we are on the verge of world wide economic collapse. Im not saying we are doomed but the light Im seeing at the end of the tunnel Im pretty sure is the train. Also you cant discount the dismal US employment stats, almost 80,000 less per month in 15 then in 14, so where have all the jobs gone if things are OK. Seems to me the USA economy is adjusting/re-calibrating to accommodate a new reality that our economy will be crawling along on its knees for the foreseeable future. Its the fundamental change we were told 7 yrs ago would be coming. I dont like it but we have become a nation of politicial and electoral doofuses who cant see past there own noses, if we are fortunate enough to be given the chance it will take years to straighten this all if at all.
    Oct 4, 2015. 01:52 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • On the hour [View news story]
    rally up grease pole what reason for it to hold more then one day, appears somebody found a pony hiding in all the Wall Street dung
    Oct 2, 2015. 03:40 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Big miss for jobs numbers [View news story]
    Jobs numbers confirm US economy stalling at least for the past two months, if Oct job numbers and revisions confirm continued downward trend the markets will react and not well and not just for the short term. What we know is the past couple months of market volatility was very well warranted, world economies are faltering including USA, the million dollar question is what will come to light to turn the tide, looks like long protracted pain is all.
    Oct 2, 2015. 09:45 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Best Ways To Invest -- What's Your Opinion? A Place To Share Ideas! #81 [View instapost]
    Blueskys illegal immigration is the sticking point for Americans not legal immigration. Those that think otherwise have a different agenda and a different vision for Americas future. EU has been a immigrants dream and now the EU is paying the price and little surprise many member nations are pushing back, even Germany realizes they cannot support all the refugees heading there way. EU will no longer exist as envisioned and will suffer the consequences of their open border actions.
    Oct 2, 2015. 08:24 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Best Ways To Invest -- What's Your Opinion? A Place To Share Ideas! #81 [View instapost]
    no way to say where the bottom is, what is going on now has infected the entire economic globe, who is to say how any other economies react if at all, the EU is coming apart at the seams from the influx of refugees, Russia, Iran, Lybia working as team, pushing USA aside, UN is looking for wealthy to support the less fortunate, Obama worried about Global warming as a real threat, terrorism rampant, on and on, Houdini, Kreskin, Nostradamus would all be hard pressed to make any worthwhile predictions, these are very precarious days because the USA cant do anything to mitigate the world problems, let alone its own,
    Oct 1, 2015. 03:11 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Buy These Leadership Stocks Today For Powerful Rally Into Year - End [View article]
    China slowing, China slowing, China slowing. Yes....I get it. Talked about for YEARS. Is anyone really surprised?

    Up until now it was just coming attractions with some previews to give us a taste, flavor of what to expect but now China Reality is here, its opened, its no longer obscure, its real. yes we heard it for years but did anybody really care, its not in our nature to pay attention to such news until its staring us in the face
    Oct 1, 2015. 08:47 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Buy These Leadership Stocks Today For Powerful Rally Into Year - End [View article]
    Energy debt is our problem, serious but quantifiable and managed to some degree, where as emerging debt crisis is much bigger problem that should be a bigger concern because like with falling dominos wont stop until the last one falls.
    Oct 1, 2015. 08:39 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Buy These Leadership Stocks Today For Powerful Rally Into Year - End [View article]
    Check out article on emerging debt crisis

    Right now there is nothing on the horizon to reverse the current tepid economic trend, guardian article about IMF details the perils of Fed raising rates as direct threat to emerging markets and the ripple affect throughout the world which would impact the USA. So either way USA is in the middle and little to do about it, seems like it just has to play itself out to see where it ends
    Oct 1, 2015. 08:34 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment