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  • Since the Court upheld Obamacare, small business owners have gone from denial to outright anger. Many entrepreneurs are focusing on figuring out what moves they can make to gum up the works and prove healthcare reform was a bad idea and offer a case study on why it will fail. Some of the top threats: Firing workers instead of hiring, stop providing health insurance altogether and pay the $2K penalty, or even going so far as to shutter their businesses.   [View news story]
    Scare tactics. Everybody knows that health care spending are out of control in this country. And we are alone among the developed country.
    Jul 17, 2012. 07:42 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why James River Coal Will Likely Follow Patriot Coal Into Bankruptcy  [View article]
    piece of junk
    Jul 10, 2012. 08:46 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Three JPMorgan (JPM) execs connected to its $2B trading loss will leave the firm this week, according to the WSJ. Bruno Iksil - "The London Whale" - will be stripped of trading duties.   [View news story]
    You are such a biased AS$.
    May 13, 2012. 10:49 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Adding pressure to the slide in CF Industries (CF -11.8%) - in addition to falling corn prices - is a report from England-based Profercy research saying that Ukraine gas prices may be set for a "major cut." This will reduce the cost advantage for North American nitrogen-based crop nutrient producers.   [View news story]
    That's bullsh*t. Everybody know NG price has been depressed deeply all along over the last two years.
    Nov 17, 2011. 04:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cheniere Partners (LNG) finishes the day 7.4% higher after winning a $3.9B contract to build the first two trains at its planned Louisiana facility. The train construction, which could start next year and allow for liquified-natural-gas export as early as 2015, underscores the compay's efforts to start exporting its reserves of natural gas recently unlocked by shale drilling.   [View news story]
    Bechtel won the contract to be financed by LNG. It will cost LNG $4.5-5 B to build the facility.
    Nov 14, 2011. 04:57 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Stocks and the euro are sprinting higher on an AP report that China will invest in the EU bailout fund. Haven't we already tried that one? An earlier story had the head of the EFSF on his way to China with his hand out.   [View news story]
    That's the way WS acts lately. Manipulation at its best!
    Oct 26, 2011. 01:42 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bob "The Bear" Janjuah piles on, expecting global equities to be 25-30% lower a year from now. Putting a PE ratio of 8-9 on earnings of $90-$100, he sees a low in the S&P of 800-900, with an "undershoot" into the 700s possible. Treasuries, Gilts, Bunds, and the dollar will benefit; commodities will not.   [View news story]
    Oct 3, 2011. 08:48 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BTIG's Richard Greenfield expects Netflix (NFLX -9.1%) and Starz (LSTZA -1.2%) to come back to the negotiating table and eventually sign a deal: "Why does Netflix want to let someone else have access to Starz’s unique movie content, and can anyone really pay Starz as much as Netflix... Stay tuned, we expect there is more to this story..." (earlier)   [View news story]
    Bailed out last Tuesday. Believe the momo may be over.
    Sep 2, 2011. 03:26 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • More on McGraw-Hill (MHP -7.7%): The planned spinoff of S&P could be in jeopardy after investors punish its parent company, apparently in partial retaliation for the downgrade of U.S. debt. Rival Moody's MCO down 7.5% in sympathy.   [View news story]
    let's S&P and its parent co. go BK. S&P ruin the world economy.
    Aug 8, 2011. 10:49 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A partner at VC firm Kleiner Perkins thinks the government's loan guarantee programs for renewable energy projects could be a casualty of the debt ceiling standoff. That would likely have a major impact on certain solar module vendors - First Solar (FSLR) shot higher last month after the DOE provided $4.5B in guarantees for 3 solar projects.   [View news story]
    These are loans not grants stupid.
    Jul 27, 2011. 03:29 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Zillow (Z) overvalued? Sure, says Howard Lindzon, just like Amazon was "overvalued" (at $430M!) at their IPO. Yet Z "is not a bubble stock. It's a proxy for the disruption that entrepreneurs feel was needed in the real estate market. Take an hour off from from freaking out at the valuation."   [View news story]
    are you phking kiding?Your tone sounds like 1999-2000
    Jul 21, 2011. 01:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Motorola Mobility (MMI) shares leap +19% after Carl Icahn urges the company to "explore options" on its patent portfolio, saying there may be "multiple ways" to add shareholder value. Motorola's patent portfolio is substantially larger than Nortel Networks' and includes numerous 4G technology patents with considerable value.   [View news story]
    stupid reaction or manipulation at its best
    Jul 21, 2011. 01:30 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • As the future of Rupert Murdoch's dynasty is thrown into doubt, News Corp.'s (NWS) line of defense in the U.S. begins to take shape: Blame the liberal media. "We trust that readers can see through the commercial and ideological motives of our competitor-critics," a WSJ editorial says. "The Schadenfreude is so thick you can't cut it with a chainsaw."   [View news story]
    This country may be better off without Fox News.
    Jul 18, 2011. 08:30 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A CFTC report finds day traders dominate trading volume of crude oil futures, saying 95% of volume is generated by day traders and HFT firms who don't take a net position at the end of a trading day. The findings should add fuel to CFTC's own newly proposed rules limiting commodity investments.   [View news story]
    Good news for consumers and the economy. Fk those manipulators.
    Jul 6, 2011. 10:42 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The timing of the release of 60M barrels of oil is a puzzle: The war in Libya, the purported cause of the move, has been raging for months, and prices had already fallen ~10% since April. So why the release now? This isn't really about oil; it's the economy, stupid. Some see it as "a sign of desperation" with prices recovering after a few months.   [View news story]
    Great move to punish those fking greedy manipulators who careless about our economy and well being of the ordinary middle class people.
    Jun 24, 2011. 01:10 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment