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  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    The Gulf nations have offered to pay for an invasion: http://dailym.ai/15gK40a

    I did not insinuate that the KSA are bribing the US to initiate a strike (I don't see how you came to that conclusion from what I wrote). The KSA distributes funds freely to members of both parties in the US and they have done so for decades (but they do know who to go to). At a minimum, as with other political contributors, they get an audience with key members of government.
    Sep 10, 2013. 10:25 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    Syria is all about the money. Gulf nations want a natural gas pipeline across Syria and Russia doesn't. IMO, that is the root of the conflict. I believe KSA is at the forefront for rebel funding.
    I believe if McCain were president we may have already been involved. Just read some of his comments regarding Syria--he was pushing for intervention a long time past. KSA knows who to grease in the US. 
    Sep 10, 2013. 08:33 AM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    Putin was already a major player in the ME. Russia already has a naval base in Syria and Syria decided against allowing the construction of a natural gas pipeline that the Arab Gulf nations wanted. That leaves Putin largely in control of natural gas in Europe.
    Sep 10, 2013. 08:05 AM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Millionaire Next Train [View instapost]
    It does beg the question as to why he is still working as a train conductor.
    Sep 9, 2013. 06:57 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Kerry: International support growing for action against Syria [View news story]
    An excellent point with regard to the use of chemical weapons being unsanctioned in the Iran-Iraq war.
    Sep 8, 2013. 08:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Awilco Drilling: A Sustainable 22% Dividend [View article]
    I think this was just Awilco taking advantage of a huge opportunity to pick the rigs up cheap.
    Aug 28, 2013. 06:01 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Awilco Drilling: A Sustainable 22% Dividend [View article]
    There is and its stated in the article: "Awilco Drilling was formed by Awilco AS, a Norwegian private ship owning company based in Oslo, to facilitate Transocean's need to sell these two rigs and in January 2010"
    Aug 28, 2013. 05:05 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Awilco Drilling: A Sustainable 22% Dividend [View article]
    $4/year and the stock price is $18.19 (yesterday's close); that means dividend payments are 22.0% per year.
    Aug 28, 2013. 09:18 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft pares gains as Street mulls post-Ballmer era [View news story]
    The reference was that Balmer's net worth has increased by $600 million due to the increase in (MSFT) stock price today based on the shares that he holds. He isn't being paid out $600 million.
    Aug 23, 2013. 12:58 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    And yet it is still trading and is actually up over 5% today. That is a disgrace imo. Greater fool theory at work and the SEC allows it to go on. Once the decision is final, trading should be halted permanently.
    Aug 21, 2013. 11:55 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    Those would be extremely lame lawsuits. A lot of people are deaf or nearly so, and so perhaps they need to be kept off the street for their own protection? Ridiculous...
    Aug 21, 2013. 11:47 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    Live by the sword, die by the sword (in this case high speed algorithm generated electronic trades). I don't see why they are allowed to cancel these trades. TBTF I suppose...
    Aug 21, 2013. 08:21 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    I still maintain that it doesn't make sense and I believe that is what we are seeing. Japan imports almost all of their inputs except labor, so a weak yen may help exports but look at the deficit. No exports without imports of raw materials.

    And doesn't Japan import most of its food too?
    
    It looks like they will self-destruct.
    Aug 19, 2013. 09:43 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    I was thinking Jamie may want to look into a personal real estate investment in the Cayman Islands.
    Aug 15, 2013. 08:31 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Carl Icahn Spells The End Of An Era At Apple [View article]
    With 0.22% of the shares, he really doesn't have much leverage. Normal volume in Apple sees over $4 billion traded daily (even when the price was lower).

    So is $1 billion really a big deal? No, its just Icahn's name. He has had a good run lately.
    Aug 13, 2013. 05:43 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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