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  • The 'Big Fat Greek Debt Problem' [View article]
    i can tell you who's not going to lose money if greek banks default ....

    the greeks , they''ve already pulled all of THEIR money out ..
    Jun 18 12:31 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Could a Stock Market Crash Be in Progress? [View article]
    rapture part 2 ?
    Jun 16 09:42 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Greece matters: the interconnected nature of risk within the European - and the world's - financial system. The "Greece doesn't matter" attitude is typical of U.S.-centric investors who fail to understand the world as it is, not as it used to be, Rory Green writes.  [View news story]
    agreed ...
    Jun 16 09:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Philly Survey: Notable Pullback in Manufacturing Activity [View article]
    sizable pull backs brighten my day : )
    Jun 16 08:32 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Bullish Sentiment Actually Rises [View article]
    all the bulls i know are only bullish because they think they can make money in the short term by beating the other guy ... no one plays this market on fundamentals anymore ...
    Jun 16 07:40 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • QE3: lifeboat or torpedo? Brad DeLong argues that more stimulus is essential to keep the economy growing and push down unemployment. Jim Grant retorts that Fed stimulus has created a bubble in financial markets that threatens to provoke another serious downturn. The two analysts square off in a WSJ video debate.  [View news story]
    at this time i see no reason for QE III .....

    just because wall street is starting to slip doesn't mean we have to quickly toss the rest of the country into the woodchiper to keep them happy ...

    QE leads to commodity inflation , which in turn drives consumers and demand into the ground ....

    how about some breathing time between each round of QE ? i mean we're not even done with the last one yet ...
    Jun 16 07:39 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Could a Stock Market Crash Be in Progress? [View article]
    my gut tells me that we should have had lots and lots of selling long long ago .... part of me half belives that the government is directly manipulating the stock market ...

    there's no one who would love to see a sell off more than me ... but i''m still waiting ....
    Jun 16 07:31 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Could a Stock Market Crash Be in Progress? [View article]
    your logic is sound ... in a perfect world based on logic , the market should be falling.... but that's not the world we live in ...
    Jun 16 06:14 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pandora's stock retreats to below IPO price [View article]
    i doubt the investors who bought pandaor's stock were long term ... proably hoping to make a quick buck and get out ... only problem is when everyone's running for the exit at the same time it tends to get crowded .
    Jun 16 06:06 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Sirius XM's Recent Weakness Sets Up Big Stock Rally [View article]
    high end didn't fare well during this last down turn , and i'm talking about REALLY high end ...

    as we speak today , uber milionares are actually lowering the prices on their masions that are on the market ..

    make no mistake , we've had an upturn due soley to QE II ... once those effects pass we're going to be dragged back into a depression .
    Jun 16 04:03 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sirius XM's Recent Weakness Sets Up Big Stock Rally [View article]
    i must disagree that you are average , with a take home of only 19K a year , you should certainly NOT be paying for this service ....
    Jun 16 03:58 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Sirius XM's Recent Weakness Sets Up Big Stock Rally [View article]
    While you are an optimist, I'd like to bring the rain if I could.

    We live in an era where Americans are cutting their cable bills, cutting their home phones, and turning to wholesale stores in order to do their shopping.

    This business model is a luxury, a luxury that I believe that as times get harder more people will forsake. Commercials while annoying on radio stations still mean that the content is free and easily available.

    With the advent of Pandora it will become even harder for this model to continue to survive.
    Jun 16 07:07 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Imax: Undervalued With Future Looking Good [View article]
    I disagree that IMAX is undervalued, if you look at the consumer with less discretionary income and then you look at the higher prices of IMAX versus another chain such as Harkins, the winner is obvious.

    I know that you attempted to support the theory that IMAX is not dependent on 3-D and while that may be true nowadays, there's no denying that they do derive a large portion of the revenue from 3-D. Times however have changed and IMAX no longer has the exclusive lock on the 3-D market that they once did, it seems now as if every movie theater has the ability to display 3-D and at lower ticket prices.

    Honestly I'm not even sure if they'll be able to support their current stock price.
    Jun 16 07:01 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • It's Time for the EU to Make an Example of Greece [View article]
    LOL I think you are underestimating the Greek ability to hide their money. Greeks are very good at hiding things.

    Two words : Trojan horse.
    Jun 16 06:42 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 5 Undervalued, Leading Discount Retailers Offering a Dividend [View article]
    I'll say this I agree with you on your valuation of Wal-Mart and Ross, however I disagree with you when it comes to the low stock price valuations for the other companies. Now I certainly don't want to say that target is high class, but one has to admit that target does have a certain upscale clientele, in fact if one has ever been in a target you can see that their merchandise while similar to Wal-Mart is priced higher than Wal-Mart, one of the things that sustains target is simply their corporate culture and image of's the same with kholas ... in an economic downturn exclusivity goes out the window in favor of affordability.

    the electronics giant Best Buy while seeming to be unrivaled since the loss of Circuit City is currently struggling. As the economy continues to worsen consumers will of course have less discretionary income which means when it comes time for them to buy electronics they will look to the Internet with its lack of taxes or the cheapest competitor which will usually be Wal-Mart.

    I think Ross will remain strong and even while it might be possible to buy clothes at other retailers the fact that they focus so exclusively on affordable clothing for women, that is also fashionable gives them a tremendous advantage.
    Jun 16 06:37 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment