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  • Analysts say a record jump in parked planes is fueling the current aerospace crisis. While Boeing (BA) craft account for 72% of those parked, only 11% are models still in production. In contrast, about 60% of parked Airbus planes are still being made. Ouch.   [View news story]
    I am with you ..something stinks...and it smells more and more like Goldman....what was that computer program...
    Jul 14, 2009. 09:45 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • S&P's much-despised downgrades of commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) begin. Cuts have been heavier than expected.   [View news story]
    I went through the RTC crap....I am seeing the exact same things rent..tenant finish...big commissions..and then the developer goes under..and the tenant never pays..then the bank goes under...but this time the Feds just keep printing money for the instead of the bank losing its country club memberships...its we have to pay the inflation or the US dollar default rate...
    Jul 14, 2009. 09:42 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • John Carney notes one reaction from analysts to Goldman Sachs' (GS) earnings call - they don't think the bank is levered up enough - and cites CFO David Viniar's reasons Goldman has idle capital: market risk, regulatory risk and unwilling sellers.   [View news story]
    its incredible that no one is looking into that computer program...or are we so corrupt that it will all be put under the table...the swiss banks got quiet..GS owns gold boys...
    Jul 14, 2009. 09:35 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • From Goldman Sachs' (GS) earnings release: "Compensation and benefits expenses were $6.6B, which was higher than Q2 2008, primarily due to higher net revenues. The ratio of compensation and benefits to net revenues was 49% for the first half of 2009." BTW, the ratio was 48% last Q2.   [View news story]
    they just showed the world they can game the Federal Government. That they are in control of the worlds finances..scary
    Jul 14, 2009. 09:18 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • UBS (UBS) and DoJ jointly ask the court for a stay to continue negotiations in their closely-watched tax trial.   [View news story]
    oops...I bet the pressure came from congress as some of those names are sure to be on the list
    Jul 12, 2009. 08:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • GM emerges from bankruptcy. Product czar Bob Lutz to stay on. Press conference at 9:00, here.   [View news story]
    Now wait until the Government forces you to buy one....
    Jul 10, 2009. 09:17 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Digging in its heels ahead of a Monday court date, UBS (UBS) says it won't disclose the names of 52,000 U.S. account holders. Doing so "would require UBS to violate Swiss criminal law, and we simply cannot comply." (previously I, II)   [View news story]
    Seize their US assets
    Jul 10, 2009. 08:27 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A crisis that was about normalizing financial markets is morphing again, to force our attention to jobs and wages, says Mohamed El-Erian, which should make us sympathize with policy makers: "As far as I can see, there are no first best policy responses that are readily available and easy to implement."   [View news story]
    most don´t even turn on the are you kidding..not with the Michael Jackson story on......hey what time to they show the lotto numbers?????
    Jul 9, 2009. 06:40 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Of the $53.6B in aid being distributed to states, $8.8B comes with relatively few strings attached. States plan to use around half of that to bridge budget deficits, showing just how serious states' financial troubles have become.   [View news story]
    this is getting very they actually believe they are going to get away with it????
    Jul 9, 2009. 11:10 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Buffett speaks out against PPIP: "I do not like the idea of any kind of a plan involving the government where Wall Street makes a lot of money. My plan provided that they would make no money whatsoever, and the American public would make the money. I just think that Wall Street owes the American people one at this point."   [View news story]
    that IS the plan......Buffet gets it late though...and he voted for Obama and was a big supporter.....Socialism is the plan Warren...
    Jul 9, 2009. 09:43 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Initial Jobless Claims: 565,000, down 52,000 from a week ago (revised), better than 603K consensus and the lowest since January. Continuing claims rose 159,000 to a record 6.88M.   [View news story]
    I don´t believe it..."seasonal adjustment" means Obama adjustment..and the headlines..what they are good at propoganda.....this is the best..go buy a house and a car..on your credit card...
    Jul 9, 2009. 09:31 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Futures point to a higher open after today's drop in weekly jobless claims helps to sooth some of the jitters following last Thursday's ominous payroll number. Treasurys are way lower, giving back all of Wednesday's gains. S&P futures +0.9% to 882. 30-year Tsy -1.2% to 119-25.   [View news story]
    I don´t believe the numbers....they are much higher..but since they are hitting the airwaves..they were cooled down...imho..let me know when there are no longer lines at the unemployment office and when there are no more "seasonal adjustments"
    Jul 9, 2009. 09:28 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Same-store sales [SSS] (actual % gain/loss vs. consensus): Costco (COST) -6% vs. -6.1%. Hot Topic (HOTT) -7.9% vs. -5.8%. Stage Store (SSI) -12.6% vs. -8.8%. Zumiez (ZUMZ) -19.3% vs. -20.4%. Wet Seal (WTSLA) -11.1% vs. -8.7%.   [View news story]
    I really don}t care about consensus...what is it from last quarter..last year...I don´t care what some no named.economist thinks
    Jul 9, 2009. 08:54 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • AIG (AIG) will likely have zero value left for private shareholders after repaying the government, says a Citigroup analyst. AIG 'has not been forthcoming' about some potential losses, and CEO Liddy's 'motivation and ability to lead may be compromised.'   [View news story]
    so the government "save" was fior who????? not the small stockholders but the New York boys..thanks...
    Jul 9, 2009. 08:52 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • After the Swiss government said it would seize some UBS (UBS) data rather than let the U.S. government get hold of it, a judge gives the U.S. a Sunday deadline to say whether it's prepared to shut down UBS in the country.   [View news story]
    shut er down boys..shut er down
    Jul 9, 2009. 08:50 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment