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  • Bank of America (BAC) CEO Brian Moynihan wasn't planning to address his bank's national foreclosure halt in his visit to the National Press Club - but did: "We haven't found any foreclosure problems," he says, noting that BofA wants to "clear the air" and "go back and check our work one more time." He added profits have a "lot of room to grow."  [View news story]
    Just say buy gold...it will save you some typing....
    Oct 9, 2010. 04:06 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Real World vs. the Stock Market [View article]
    Moody's...Baa...medium grade corporate bond

    Baa1, Baa2, Baa3
    Moody judges obligations rated Baa to be "moderate credit risk".[7] They are considered medium-grade and as such "protective elements may be lacking or may be characteristically unreliable".[8]
    Oct 9, 2010. 03:02 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How to trade a weak job market? Step one is to fully realize the stock market doesn't care about jobs. As long as the dollar's weak, fund managers will be forced to allocate to equities.  [View news story]
    12 month trailing revenue per share for S&P 500 is 932.49
    U.S.GDP 14578....S&P 500 Revenue per share to GDP ratio is 6.4%
    (932.49/14578).....the GAAP earnings margin is expanding ( currently 7.2%...normal is 8.0%)
    Oct 9, 2010. 02:39 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Real World vs. the Stock Market [View article]
    Trailing 12 month GAAP earnings by the end of the 3rd qtr 2010
    will likely be 69.70.....Moody's Baa yield currently 5.55% or 18 P/E...
    market says " I'm skittish I pay 17 to 17.5 PE" so.....1185 to 1220...
    Oct 8, 2010. 06:21 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Strategic Default Just Got a Lot More Attractive [View article]
    "expect to take a 100- to 150-point hit to their credit scores, with additional hits for late payments. The total hit from late payments and a foreclosure could be as high as 300 to 400 points. Plus, it takes seven years for a foreclosure to disappear from one's credit report entirely."......other than that yeah it has become more attractive...
    Oct 8, 2010. 06:07 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • October 2010: I've Got a Bad Feeling About This [View article]
    Didn't you have a bad feeling 6 months ago??

    seekingalpha.com/artic...
    Oct 8, 2010. 05:34 PM | 26 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Foreclosures are a full-fledged scandal, Ryan Chittum says, so why is The Wall Street Journal getting its clock cleaned on the story by smaller business staffs, and bloggers like Yves Smith?  [View news story]
    one question...Does Alan Grayson know what he is talking about???
    Oct 8, 2010. 05:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Foreclosure Fraud 101: Why the System Risk [View article]
    lawyer's fees...lawyers fees...lawyers fees...
    Oct 8, 2010. 04:54 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The ECRI Weekly Leading Index Update [View article]
    We have never had a recession without negative real M1 or
    with positive year over year private sector job openings....
    Oct 8, 2010. 04:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Strategic Default Just Got a Lot More Attractive [View article]
    I heard that from two guys...so it must be everybody....robust data
    there...Bullion Bulls....
    Oct 8, 2010. 04:29 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Strategic Default Just Got a Lot More Attractive [View article]
    Better say goodbye to credit if you do a strategic default....
    Oct 8, 2010. 04:27 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • From the good-luck-in-court files: Giving Nobel prizes to the wrong economists has broken the global economy, Nassim Taleb says, so it's time to sue the Swedish Central Bank. "I want to make the Nobel accountable," he says. "If no one else sues them, I will."  [View news story]
    The Black Swan has gone crazy...
    Oct 8, 2010. 04:23 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bank of America (BAC) CEO Brian Moynihan wasn't planning to address his bank's national foreclosure halt in his visit to the National Press Club - but did: "We haven't found any foreclosure problems," he says, noting that BofA wants to "clear the air" and "go back and check our work one more time." He added profits have a "lot of room to grow."  [View news story]
    Main housing season is already over...this gives the banks a chance to recheck their work...the breather will help....
    Oct 8, 2010. 03:43 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BLS vs. ADP: Whose Jobs Data Do You Trust? [View article]
    I trust the 3 month moving average of private wage and salary workers
    in the household survey....

    2010 09 107481.
    2010 08 107760.
    2010 07 106869.
    2010 06 106740.
    2010 05 106906.
    2010 04 106706.
    2010 03 106447.
    2010 02 105942.
    2010 01 106031.
    2009 12 105428.
    2009 11 105856.
    2009 10 106173.
    2009 09 106662.
    Oct 8, 2010. 03:36 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Foreclosures: Pausing and Rewinding [View article]
    How much are lawyers going to make off of this??/
    Oct 8, 2010. 01:35 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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