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  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    Chinese must have learned from Soros...they're doing EXACTLY OPPPOSITE of what they're saying...

    Soros said Gold sucks...but when the 13g filing comes out....WHOOPS...he's DOUBLED his's
    Mar 9, 2010. 07:37 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Citigroup (C) wants to bulk up its commodities business over the next three years. It's targeting a 40% increase in traders and bankers as it tries to regain momentum following last year's sale of its Phibro oil trading unit.  [View news story]
    You guys don't get it???

    Commodities are REAL money...might as well use YOUR tax dollars to invest in something that's going to COST MORE and the dollar declines...

    Banks did't get OWN being dumb...the politicains are bought and paid risk here...only GRAVY...for them.
    Mar 4, 2010. 09:25 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Regulators have yet to learn their lesson even after fumbling the massive Madoff Ponzi scheme, Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos says. While the SEC has stepped up its oversight since last winter, it remains mired in slow-moving legal processes. "The SEC is nowhere near aggressive enough."  [View news story]
    Well; when you can MAKE more money than your salary pays you...what do you EXPECT is going to happen...
    Feb 28, 2010. 09:14 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Fed is coming back into favor in Congress as lawmakers negotiate the details of a financial reform bill. Sources say the Fed could end up as the primary regulator of the country's largest financial reforms.  [View news story]
    All I can say is WOW...getting the Fox to guard the chickens...good luck w/that...happenning EXACTLY as Jefferson, Mises and other's have FORE-told...wonder what the pay-off is to sell your grandkids down the river...
    Feb 26, 2010. 08:48 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • After nearly a year of debate, the SEC votes 3-2 to curb short selling for securities that drop 10% in a single day. Short sales would then face a test and only be allowed if the price is above the then-current national best bid, for that day and the next.  [View news story]
    fall stocks...HISTORY REPEATS...pretty much guarantees a market dump here shortly...
    Feb 24, 2010. 12:02 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The SEC votes today on short-sale restrictions, amid rumors that even market-makers might not be exempt from the new rules.  [View news story]
    well it won't pass...cause if it dowm...(like fall 08 bank stocks)...AND...on the DID pass...and market-maker's hit too...well...those gold/silver NAKED shorts would be gone...then what...BOOM...bye-bye dollar...

    there-fore...AIN'T gonna happen..
    Feb 24, 2010. 10:00 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Deals overall may be sluggish, but investment bankers are still managing to keep busy with secondary offerings that are up 81% YTD. Companies have raised $48.7B through stock issuance, particularly in the U.S. and Japan.  [View news story]
    yep...printing their OWN money...share-holder's REALLY love that dilution...ESPECIALLY when the insider's TURN around and sell their NEW options...nice...NOT
    Feb 19, 2010. 02:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Abbott Labs (ABT) increases its quarterly dividend 10%, to $0.44/share, the 38th straight year with an increase.  [View news story]
    so they give they're share-holder's a PITTANCE...whilst MILKING/diluting the company by PRINTING/issuing...over 1 billion dollar's in stocks REMOVED/sold by upper 1% in the last 3 years..

    yeah...I'd call that a real positive...NOT...
    Feb 19, 2010. 12:03 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Electronic Arts (ERTS) shares have been slammed but inched up recently as some analysts continue negative on the stock. Others, however, have turned bullish. One big reason: The company is now so cheap that it should attract a buyer.  [View news story]
    another sorry company...that DESTROYS share-holder BAD/WORSE than banks...they print gadzillions in stock options and REWARD the upper 1% whilst DILUTING/raping the the average share-holder...

    no wonder it's cheap...people are finally GETTING it..
    Feb 19, 2010. 10:26 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Initial Jobless Claims: +31K to 473K vs. 445K consensus. Continuing claims unchanged at 4,563,000.  [View news story]
    this is EVEN w/census hiring and dropping those off the longer getting benefits... (somebody should ask those WHO'VE been dropped what they FEEL about NOT being counted anymore)...
    Feb 18, 2010. 08:55 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Jan. Producer Price Index: +1.4% vs. +0.9% expected and +0.2% prior. Core PPI +0.3% vs. +0.1% expected and 0% prior.  [View news story]
    Yep..gas & health insurance inflation price increase's will spun as a positive...SICKENING....
    Feb 18, 2010. 08:52 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ebullient Markets, Housing Starts and Anticipating Friday's CPI Announcement [View article]
    In 4 years...

    gas up 100%
    insurance up that is
    food up 25%
    could go on...

    this cpi is TOTAL bs...that's REAL eco. 102..
    Feb 17, 2010. 07:06 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • At the open:
    Stocks: Dow +0.73 % to 10170. S&P +0.65 % to 1083. Nasdaq +0.68% to 2197.
    Treasurys: 30-year -0.4% to 117.09. 10-yr -0.21%. 5-yr -0.12%.
    Commodities: Crude +1.88% to $75.52. Gold +2.55% to $1117.80.
    Currencies: Euro +0.28% vs. dollar. Yen -0.22%. Pound -0.11%.  [View news story] we got the RIGHT #'s!!!!
    Feb 16, 2010. 09:43 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Stock futures: Dow +0.37% to 10154. S&P +0.48% to 1084. Nasdaq +0.46%.
    Treasurys: 30-year -0.32%. 10-yr -0.19%. 5-yr -0.11%.
    Commodities: Crude 0% to $79.66. Gold -0.26% to $1170.90.
    Currencies: Euro +0.54% vs. dollar. Yen -0.08%. Pound +0.16%.  [View news story]
    who-ever's doing these #'s must be drunk & oil BOTH up...but both below the totals posted...j/geez..get somebody new
    Feb 16, 2010. 09:22 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Two new studies on U.S. housing paint a grim picture: Foreclosures will push down home prices over the next several years; mortgage mod efforts will delay, not prevent, foreclosures; as many as 5M of the 7.7M homes with delinquent mortgages will be foreclosed upon.  [View news story]
    But hey...the goes on MERRRILY upward and onward...gotta but that taxpayer money to good use...certainly not back us peons
    Feb 16, 2010. 08:46 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment