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  • Running the Market Marathon: Why Stocks Are Cheap [View article]
    Look at the Ratio of S&P 500 to Corporate Profits after Tax over
    the last 10 years....

    2000 01 2.50762981278700000000...
    2000 02 2.58242630385487000000...
    2000 03 2.61013095238095000000...
    2000 04 2.54771844051649000000...
    2001 01 2.24865962146994000000...
    2001 02 2.08734049697784000000...
    2001 03 1.98031818447680000000...
    2001 04 1.86085723815877000000...
    2002 01 1.73261659755286000000...
    2002 02 1.56850850850851000000...
    2002 03 1.30323964497041000000...
    2002 04 1.24002478314746000000...
    2003 01 1.23683238567332000000...
    2003 02 1.31609735859494000000...
    2003 03 1.33882852671585000000...
    2003 04 1.37360542476970000000...
    2004 01 1.24680445617121000000...
    2004 02 1.20915257887369000000...
    2004 03 1.13896549358579000000...
    2004 04 1.22939263610616000000...
    2005 01 1.18481374406008000000...
    2005 02 1.14186909255137000000...
    2005 03 1.16752884493470000000...
    2005 04 1.13629615998037000000...
    2006 01 1.13714681767239000000...
    2006 02 1.14344676049646000000...
    2006 03 1.12683930369731000000...
    2006 04 1.23933085282306000000...
    2007 01 1.33405885480189000000...
    2007 02 1.33414273898145000000...
    2007 03 1.35387536839547000000...
    2007 04 1.40243773184950000000...
    2008 01 1.18264695529743000000...
    2008 02 1.24765104789960000000...
    2008 03 1.07745404997971000000...
    2008 04 1.02481859914112000000...
    2009 01 0.86177115300306900000...
    2009 02 0.98170396118473500000...
    2009 03 0.98441725278607800000...
    2009 04 0.97884296524072500000...
    2010 01 0.98807331326368000000...
    Jun 18, 2010. 11:56 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Were Initial Claims as Bad as They Seemed? [View article]
    Great work....it is the same web site i source....but unfortunately
    I can't send out the charts because it is subscription based...
    Jun 18, 2010. 11:41 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Were Initial Claims as Bad as They Seemed? [View article]
    12 month moving average of non seasonally adjusted unemployment
    about to turn down next month....you don't get recessions when
    that moving average is going down.....
    Jun 18, 2010. 10:09 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Rep. Joe Barton's accusation that BP's (BP) compensation fund is a government "shakedown" may have been inartful but it gives voice to a growing view in corporate circles that Obama is "antibusiness." Obama is "walking a fine line... He runs the risk of sowing a level of mistrust about all big companies... that he will need to invest and innovate for the kind of recovery he wants.”  [View news story]
    Joe Barton was more than inartful....he gave the Dems an ad campaign....
    Jun 18, 2010. 09:44 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Home Values Likely Headed Down to New Lows [View article]
    Trotting out the Credit Suisse Option reset chart....
    Jun 18, 2010. 09:09 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • In a WSJ op-ed today, former Fed chief Alan Greenspan warns that the common perception that the U.S. can borrow indefinitely is misleading and regrettable, "because it is fostering a sense of complacency that can have dire consequences."  [View news story]
    Does this mean Oklahoma and Kentucky will return the excess federal dollars they receive???
    Jun 18, 2010. 08:51 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Can This Market Rally Without the Financials? [View article]
    Financial stocks need to be viewed also when there is a normalization
    of earnings....current big banks are trading around 3 times pre provision earnings....a normal economy this ratio is usually 6 times
    but we also have the uncertainty of what preprovision earnings will
    be with Finreg.....
    Jun 18, 2010. 08:07 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Watch Small Business for Employment Forecasts [View article]
    www.gallup.com/poll/14...
    Jun 18, 2010. 06:04 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Meet the 91 banks that missed their latest TARP payments, including 20 that have missed the past four in a row.  [View news story]
    98.66% of America's
    banks did not recieve TARP or made or are making their payments to
    Tarp....
    Jun 17, 2010. 06:15 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Market recap: A late push helped the stock market close with small gains, though the advance was concentrated in safe-haven sectors such as utilities and consumer staples. There was no apparent catalyst for the rebound after weak readings of jobless claims and manufacturing activity had held the market down all day. NYSE advancers and decliners finished nearly even.  [View news story]
    I still have my EQ,,,,
    Jun 17, 2010. 05:18 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Market recap: A late push helped the stock market close with small gains, though the advance was concentrated in safe-haven sectors such as utilities and consumer staples. There was no apparent catalyst for the rebound after weak readings of jobless claims and manufacturing activity had held the market down all day. NYSE advancers and decliners finished nearly even.  [View news story]
    90 out of 6,772 banks that exist in the U.S.
    Jun 17, 2010. 05:16 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Meet the 91 banks that missed their latest TARP payments, including 20 that have missed the past four in a row.  [View news story]
    91 banks out of 6,772 banks that exist in the United States....
    Jun 17, 2010. 05:12 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Market recap: A late push helped the stock market close with small gains, though the advance was concentrated in safe-haven sectors such as utilities and consumer staples. There was no apparent catalyst for the rebound after weak readings of jobless claims and manufacturing activity had held the market down all day. NYSE advancers and decliners finished nearly even.  [View news story]
    There was an additional 10.7 million hours worked last month....and
    the month before that and the month before that and the month
    before that....
    Jun 17, 2010. 04:49 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Market recap: A late push helped the stock market close with small gains, though the advance was concentrated in safe-haven sectors such as utilities and consumer staples. There was no apparent catalyst for the rebound after weak readings of jobless claims and manufacturing activity had held the market down all day. NYSE advancers and decliners finished nearly even.  [View news story]
    Cause the economy is in recovery???
    Jun 17, 2010. 04:26 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • June Philly Fed Business Outlook: 8.0 - lowest reading in 10 months - vs. 20.0 expected and 21.4 in May. New orders index +3, shipments -2, current inventory +13. "Regional manufacturing activity continues to expand in June, but at a slower pace than in May. Surveyed firms reported no expansion of overall employment and work hours."  [View news story]
    I have a number from E-forecasting but i am keeping it to myself.....
    Jun 17, 2010. 12:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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