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  • Monday Monetary Madness [View article]
    Point of Maximum Financial Risk / Opportunity Chart...
    ...My guess would be half-past despondency

    Oh... and everyone knows that Dora always follows the law. Just ask my Grand Kids.
    May 17, 2010. 11:00 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Goldman Should Settle Before SEC Case Goes to Court [View article]
    [Quote #1] "The culture of arrogance instilled by Goldman CEO along with a general feeling of infallibility led the firm to severely underestimate the repercussions of this suit."

    Replace "Goldman CEO", with " the U.S. Government"

    [Quote #2]"This is how Wall Street works. There is always another side to a trade."

    Replace "Wall Street", with "The U.S. Government"

    [Quote #3] If the U.S. government is unable to contain the financial sector, it can expect to be the next casualty of the markets along with fellow bail-out governments.

    Replace "If", with "When"

    My point (short version) - The U.S. government can no-more contain, then can it accurately monitor or responsibly police anything, including the "financial sector".

    Best Wishes,
    Apr 26, 2010. 09:50 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Obama's proposed budget underestimates deficit growth by $1.2T over the next decade, according to a report (.pdf) from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. Publicly-held debt will balloon to $20.3T by 2020, amounting to 90% of GDP, and costing the U.S. more than $900B/year in interest payments.  [View news story]
    I credit (no pun intended), BlueOkie for the phrase "redistribution of debt".

    Nice !
    Mar 7, 2010. 08:49 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Las Vegas Sands: Singapore Casino Phase One Launch Set for April [View article]
    Folks love to gamble !
    Feb 24, 2010. 03:09 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cloud Computing: A Primer [View article]
    No mention of RAX...
    Feb 11, 2010. 12:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Closing Sourcefire, Adding to Rackspace [View article]
    "CEO and President of RACKSPACE HOSTING INC (RAX) A Lanham Napier sells 22,000 shares of RAX on 01/13/2010 at an average price of $21.85 a share. "
    Would this news be a non issue ?

    Jan 21, 2010. 09:16 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • State and Local Governments Increase Jobs: Even the Experts Are Shocked [View article]
    I suppose then, that while local government workers were not collecting pay checks at one point in time, the job-hiring continued?

    As a professional driver, I enjoyed your [Mark], " ...crack addicted junkie driving his car at 120 mph, swerving left and right but for now staying on the road?" analogy. <big-smile>
    Aug 24, 2009. 06:39 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Is Driving up the Price of Oil? [View article]
    Great article...
    Perhaps if / when the market returns to a more-normal condition, money will move out of the 2X 3X ETF's , and back into individual stocks.
    Jun 18, 2009. 07:22 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Sweet rally in last 15 minutes [View instapost]
    Thanks inthemoney
    Jun 4, 2009. 05:34 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sweet rally in last 15 minutes [View instapost]
    [quote]"This is the largest volume spike I have ever seen on a Friday close."[end quote]

    Now that's quite a statement, and echos what more and more people are saying. As a non professional in the finance / investment world, I find this theory, opinion, suspicion, or what ever it is, to be getting a bit crazy / scary.

    Best Wishes
    May 29, 2009. 05:02 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher: The Voice of Reason [View article]
    Thanks ! Great article, in my opinion.
    Best Wishes,
    May 26, 2009. 07:01 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bright Spots in the Economy - Spam, Running Shoes, Gardening Seeds and Tanning Products [View article]
    From TraderMark - " ...while the "heavily taxed" in the top 1-2% seem to be accelerating their wealth. Dumb luck I am sure ;)" [end quote]

    I'm learning that some of those top 1-2%'ers don't bother to pay some of their taxes...

    Oh... and Spam has always been "Hot" in Hawaii !
    May 18, 2009. 01:30 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The End (of the Recession) Is Near [View article]
    Being an economics layperson, I find articles like this one to be extremely beneficial. It's a prime example for why I enjoy following Steven Hansen's well written and timely researched articles.
    Thank you,
    Apr 26, 2009. 08:36 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment