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  • As deleveraging continues to restrain consumer spending, Stephen Roach thinks debt forgiveness programs similar to those of the 1930s are needed to kick-start growth. In the absence of policies directly addressing consumer spending, Roach thinks fiscal and monetary stimulus packages amount to "pushing on a string." (previously)  [View news story]
    Well said morg. Let it happen, suffer, move on.
    Aug 22, 2011. 06:59 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ford (F +0.8%) announces it will collaborate with Toyota Motor (TM +0.2%) on a new hybrid system for light trucks and SUVs. The firms will share technology to address "energy independence and environmental sustainability," says CEO Alan Mulally.  [View news story]
    3 million hybrid vehicles have been sold by Toyota alone...
    Aug 22, 2011. 10:26 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Resist the urge to buy the dip, Josh Brown warns, as "the benefits of catching a snapback rally are far outweighed by the 'what if' questions surrounding virtually every asset class and sovereign entity... This morning's economic releases were essentially a coroner's report."  [View news story]
    Not quite that small. I don't make a transaction unless the fee is less than 1%.
    Aug 20, 2011. 05:38 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Policy makers may not have commited felonies in the traditional sense, but they were "crimes" nevertheless, writes Forbes' Robert Lenzner of our failure to pull ourselves out of the 2008 recession. They were "crimes of bad policy, crimes of financial illiteracy, crimes of stupidity, crimes of poor leadership."  [View news story]
    If the guys in charge now are felons what about the last crew who slaughtered hundreds of thousands looking for wmds. Obama is a lame duck but cmon
    Aug 19, 2011. 10:50 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • With the dividend yield on the S&P 500 higher than returns on the 10-year U.S. Treasury, start looking for opportunities to pick up mega-cap stocks with high yields and earnings growth, asserts Birinyi's Kevin Pleines. He notes that "this is only the second period since the 1950s where stocks have yielded more than bonds."  [View news story]
    We got another 25% to drop, it will even be nicer then
    Aug 19, 2011. 08:17 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A new low of 26% of Americans approve of Pres. Obama's handling of the economy, according to the latest Gallup poll, down 11 points since May and well below his previous low of 35% in Nov. 2010. Obama earns similarly low approval for his handling of the federal budget deficit (24%) and creating jobs (29%).  [View news story]
    That's what we git fer electing a socialist moslim
    Aug 19, 2011. 11:47 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • "You have nothing to worry about," V-P Joe Biden reassures China Premier Wen Jiabao concerning the country's vast holdings of U.S. Treasurys. But away from on-camera pleasantries, China's state-run media vents a more unvarnished view, repeatedly accusing the U.S. of reckless fiscal policies that erode the purchasing power of China's holdings.  [View news story]
    China is done without our imports. They hold debt, we hold their economy.
    Aug 19, 2011. 10:16 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Resist the urge to buy the dip, Josh Brown warns, as "the benefits of catching a snapback rally are far outweighed by the 'what if' questions surrounding virtually every asset class and sovereign entity... This morning's economic releases were essentially a coroner's report."  [View news story]
    Buying small on all the big dips. Small enough to keep buying for next 6 months.
    Aug 18, 2011. 08:05 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • President Obama takes another not-so-subtle swipe at S&P, asking his audience at a DNC event the rhetorical question, "what did everybody buy after the downgrade?" S&P looks like it will stay a political hot-button as Mitt Romney's boasts of lobbying a ratings upgrade in Massachusetts come to light.  [View news story]
    just calling out lint for saying ' I've never read anything close to the fact that there is disdain for him based on his race or religion.' relax Junker. I know cut education, epa, so on and so forth.
    Aug 17, 2011. 05:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • President Obama says the government can't get the housing market in gear again, and it'll take time - probably until 2013 - until prices start moving higher. Right or wrong, it's likely closer to reality than this forecast.  [View news story]
    or ease the impact until it can correct itself fully...
    Aug 17, 2011. 03:47 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • President Obama says the government can't get the housing market in gear again, and it'll take time - probably until 2013 - until prices start moving higher. Right or wrong, it's likely closer to reality than this forecast.  [View news story]
    what are you talking about?
    Aug 17, 2011. 03:33 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • President Obama says the government can't get the housing market in gear again, and it'll take time - probably until 2013 - until prices start moving higher. Right or wrong, it's likely closer to reality than this forecast.  [View news story]
    Rjjr38 you are awesome! You represent well for the conservative right. You successfully misspelled 'Regan' (it's Ronald Reagan) and 'Moslem' (it's Muslim) in one comment. Cut education, cut the EPA, drill, relax regulation everything will be fine.
    Aug 17, 2011. 03:18 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • President Obama takes another not-so-subtle swipe at S&P, asking his audience at a DNC event the rhetorical question, "what did everybody buy after the downgrade?" S&P looks like it will stay a political hot-button as Mitt Romney's boasts of lobbying a ratings upgrade in Massachusetts come to light.  [View news story]
    the most recent seekingalpha.com/curre...
    Aug 17, 2011. 03:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • President Obama takes another not-so-subtle swipe at S&P, asking his audience at a DNC event the rhetorical question, "what did everybody buy after the downgrade?" S&P looks like it will stay a political hot-button as Mitt Romney's boasts of lobbying a ratings upgrade in Massachusetts come to light.  [View news story]
    Hey Lint, looky here:

    seekingalpha.com/curre...

    Just saying...
    Aug 17, 2011. 03:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • With memories of the BP oil spill fading and an election year looming, the Obama administration is mulling over a plan to allow drilling off the Virginia Beach coast. Proponents say it could amount to tens (if not hundreds) of millions of dollars in revenue and thousands of new jobs. Environmentalists say it's just a ruse to start drilling along the entire eastern seaboard.  [View news story]
    Neal remember the forum you are on. SA rules...drill baby drill, relax regulation, cut education, cut the epa, and everything will be fine.
    Aug 17, 2011. 11:11 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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