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  • The Upcoming Crash Of Apple And Amazon [View article]
    Well I can tell you one thing.... No one will be worrying about Apple's share price when SkyNet comes online and expresses its desire to end the human race through the use of killer robots and nuclear missiles.
    Oct 25 12:40 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Upcoming Crash Of Apple And Amazon [View article]
    I can understand disagreeing with the author's analysis, but I don't understand people making ad hominem attacks against him.
    Sep 28 08:43 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Upcoming Crash Of Apple And Amazon [View article]
    Apple is going to 300 over the next few months... then up to 500-600. I'm going long AAPL calls at 310.
    Sep 28 08:41 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Deal or No Deal, Our AAA Rating Is Toast [View article]
    Do you not realize that what you are talking about is exactly what is at stake here? Maybe I'm not understanding what you are saying... but unless this legislation gets passed, we are not allowed to print any more funny money.
    Jul 28 06:47 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Deal or No Deal, Our AAA Rating Is Toast [View article]
    I love this comment. It is realistic, unlike our representatives that were elected by a clueless electorate. People act as if the worst outcome would be a default.

    It would not. Collapse is coming, whether or not we like it. Getting it over with is advisable. You know... catching the disease early?

    Some things can't be engineered. Politicians can sweet talk and vote buy their way into another term. Too bad when those pesky laws of economics and common sense get in the way, right?
    Jul 28 06:45 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Third Point’s Daniel Loeb again wields his acid pen to criticize White House leadership: "It is increasingly difficult to avoid the conclusion that while Washington burns, Pres. Obama is fiddling away by insisting that the only solution to the nation’s problems - whether unemployment, the debt ceiling or deficit reduction - lies in redistribution of wealth."  [View news story]
    Best comment on the thread so far.
    Jul 25 10:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Third Point’s Daniel Loeb again wields his acid pen to criticize White House leadership: "It is increasingly difficult to avoid the conclusion that while Washington burns, Pres. Obama is fiddling away by insisting that the only solution to the nation’s problems - whether unemployment, the debt ceiling or deficit reduction - lies in redistribution of wealth."  [View news story]
    Are you really using stock market returns as an indicator of whether or not the sitting President is friendly to investors? Really?
    Jul 25 10:24 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Hate Greece? Buy the Euro [View article]
    With the benefit of hindsight now available, I think it's interesting that this author basically described June through December of 2010.... and he didn't even know some of the other Eurozone nonsense that was going to rear its head!

    I'm fairly impressed that he provided this insight and a "reason to buy" about 6 weeks ahead of the bottom. Naturally, you wouldn't read an article like this and jump into a position.... but reading this would give you a different "theme" to be thinking about if your technical indicators signaled a buy on the euro (like mine did in July).

    IndexUniverse, you are on my list now. Good work.
    Jan 29 11:45 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The First Stage of Inflation Has Already Hit, Next Up Is the Currency Collapse [View article]
    Four people missed the like button
    Jan 8 02:43 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The First Stage of Inflation Has Already Hit, Next Up Is the Currency Collapse [View article]
    This makes no sense. You either have a good investing plan or you do not. The source of your money will not determine the success of your investing.
    Dec 18 03:56 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A Huge Rally for Equities Coming in 2011 [View article]
    Exhibit A as to why you should not make broad predictions, but rather wait until the market makes clear the path it is going to take.
    Nov 6 07:55 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Will Apple Pay Cash Dividends? [View article]
    I very much agree with you, sir.
    Oct 23 07:17 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Will Apple Pay Cash Dividends? [View article]
    Except in this case. Obviously, such a rule was not meant to be applied directly across the board. The first thing Ben Graham would tell you is that you shouldn't blindly and unthinkingly follow advice without taking stock of the complexities of each unique situation.

    Several others hinted at it, I'll say it again: I can think of no other CEO who I would want to keep my money as much as Steve Jobs.
    Oct 23 07:14 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Obama used his Saturday radio address to push for an end to tax breaks for overseas hiring, saying "we should be using our tax dollars to reward companies that create jobs and businesses within our borders." A bill on the matter is stalled in the Senate, as lawmakers, including some Democrats, fear the move would put the U.S. at a competitive disadvantage.  [View news story]
    I can't believe I just read this: "Business needs to learn to do what society wants, not be encouraged to do what is good for them."

    1- Businesses can't learn. People learn. What sort of things do people learn? Maybe to move their businesses to places where the environment is friendlier to business - places where the populace at large doesn't think that the very businesses that are improving their society owes them more than that.

    2- More often than not, regulation and punitive tax measures against corporations end up causing unintended consequences. As leftist governments have continually demanded more than their fair share of business earnings, those businesses have ended up moving their locations overseas to countries with governments that want a rising standard of living for their populations.

    3- The unintended consequences of Western society's obsession with government regulation of markets is without a doubt one of the chief contributing factors to corruption and widespread lawlessness in business today. There is no way that so many ex-business cronies should be populating the upper echelons of our government's regulatory agencies. It is ridiculous that Geithner, Summers, Paulson, etc. should be in the positions of power that they have/had. By creating so many regulatory agencies, the populace has created a very neat mechanism for vested business interests to get an even bigger slice of the pie than they otherwise would have. I laugh at the poetic justice of the kooky left-wing citizens of this country finding that all of their well-intentioned efforts to create a top-down utopia in education, welfare, health care, justice, environmentalism.... just end up making the problem worse. In almost every one of those categories the left has been making steady progress over the past 70 years. And, in almost every category, the results have been dismal.

    When do they throw in the towel and say, "yeah, societal planning was harder than we thought."? Never, of course... the excuses being that "not enough money was spent" or "the GOP ruined it with their compromises."

    4- The concept of regulatory capture alone should make everyone completely abandon the anti-market ideal. The more decentralized the government, the less damage it does to the society it is perpetrated upon.
    Oct 23 04:53 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 24 Stats That Point to an America in Decline [View article]
    I would point out that the tendency for the dollar to go down started in 1913.... around the same time that academicians and business interests started managing our economy. The more they manage... the worse it gets.

    I see a very easy fix to that problem...

    Additionally, other problems on the list that weren't necessarily related to trade (dumb American children, for instance).... once again, the more the state has tried to "fix" something that wasn't broken... the dumber our population has become.
    Oct 13 09:17 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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