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  • The Keystone XL (TRP) pipeline would increase greenhouse gas emissions by the equivalent of 46 coal-fired power plants or 34M vehicles, groups fighting the project claim in a report. The finding, at odds with the environmental review by the State Department, says the project to carry ~830K bbl/day of Canadian tar sands oil would add 181M metric tons of gases tied to global warming. [View news story]
    Idiotic statement.
    Apr 16, 2013. 12:30 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple (AAPL -1.7%) starting to see a brain drain in the post-Jobs era? "There is a growing level of dissatisfaction among Apple executives and employees, and a greater willingness to explore leaving," one VC tells BI. Another says his firm is seeing a lot more resumes from Apple employees, and attributes this both to the impact leadership changes have had on Apple's culture, and the higher pay offered by startups. A month ago, John Gruber warned Apple is at risk of losing top talent, and called it "the single biggest problem that Apple faces." [View news story]
    More $AAPL whiners.
    Apr 15, 2013. 04:48 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is The U.S. Building An Unsustainable Welfare Support System? [View article]
    Whatever you say loser.
    Apr 11, 2013. 05:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Market recap: Stocks moved broadly higher, propelling the Dow and S&P 500 to new record levels and capping the year's strongest three-day rally. Investors took comfort in the knowledge the Fed is still very much in the mix, and surprisingly strong data from China and Europe provided an early base for optimistic sentiment. Gold was the one major weak area, knocked back by Goldman's cautious outlook[View news story]
    It's too bad the market doesn't agree with you.
    Apr 10, 2013. 05:14 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Goodbye Ron Johnson: J.C. Penney In Flux [View article]
    Ullman ran the company into the ground before Johnson even came in.
    Apr 10, 2013. 01:15 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • First Solar: Epic Short Squeeze Is Not Grounded In Reality [View article]
    Never say never. See $AMZN.
    Apr 10, 2013. 12:12 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Homebuilding stocks have been on a tear now for over a year now, with leaders like KB Home (KBH), PulteGroup (PHM), Lennar (LEN), and Toll Brothers (TOL) all racking up solid gains. With such a big move already underway in the sector, today's $200M IPO announcement by William Lyon Homes (WLH), along with the $602M Taylor Morrison (TMHC) IPO due out later this week, may be viewed by some contrarians as a sign of a top in the market. [View news story]
    Ed, the same could've been said in 1997 but it was a pretty good investment at that point. Not saying you should buy it now, though.
    Apr 10, 2013. 12:05 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Homebuilding stocks have been on a tear now for over a year now, with leaders like KB Home (KBH), PulteGroup (PHM), Lennar (LEN), and Toll Brothers (TOL) all racking up solid gains. With such a big move already underway in the sector, today's $200M IPO announcement by William Lyon Homes (WLH), along with the $602M Taylor Morrison (TMHC) IPO due out later this week, may be viewed by some contrarians as a sign of a top in the market. [View news story]
    It's pretty arrogant of you to jump to conclusions on what money is going where.... like you know. lol
    Apr 10, 2013. 12:03 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Homebuilding stocks have been on a tear now for over a year now, with leaders like KB Home (KBH), PulteGroup (PHM), Lennar (LEN), and Toll Brothers (TOL) all racking up solid gains. With such a big move already underway in the sector, today's $200M IPO announcement by William Lyon Homes (WLH), along with the $602M Taylor Morrison (TMHC) IPO due out later this week, may be viewed by some contrarians as a sign of a top in the market. [View news story]
    If you consider where the low was and where we were in 2007 is it really a bull market?
    Apr 10, 2013. 12:01 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Homebuilding stocks have been on a tear now for over a year now, with leaders like KB Home (KBH), PulteGroup (PHM), Lennar (LEN), and Toll Brothers (TOL) all racking up solid gains. With such a big move already underway in the sector, today's $200M IPO announcement by William Lyon Homes (WLH), along with the $602M Taylor Morrison (TMHC) IPO due out later this week, may be viewed by some contrarians as a sign of a top in the market. [View news story]
    To put that in perspective, people who bought KBH from 2002-2008 probably aren't too happy with their gains either. (if they have any)
    Apr 9, 2013. 09:21 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • First Solar: Epic Short Squeeze Is Not Grounded In Reality [View article]
    The psychology of hope and earnings growth can stay irrational much longer than you or I can remain solvent.
    Apr 9, 2013. 08:37 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • As the market clamors over finding the name of KPMG rogue auditor on the Herbalife (HLF -5%) account (he's purportedly been identified), the stock has taken a hit from another source, DA Davidson, who downgraded the shares mid-day on concerns that the company, through no fault of their own, could now be out of compliance with NYSE requirements. Davidson Analyst Tim Ramey says he expects the company to get a de-listing notice from the NYSE because of the withdrawn audit opinion, although he doubts it will be actually be de-listed. [View news story]
    No they weren't. The stock price was.
    Apr 9, 2013. 07:55 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. stocks are overbought, says reknown perma-bear Marc Faber, and any more near-term gains are going to be big trouble for the market. As we continue to move higher, the probability of a crash becomes higher as well. The next crash, he says, could be worse than the one that crushed world markets in 2008. "The next crisis could lead to a deflationary bust. And a bust in governments. In other words, we may have a total collapse in confidence in the system." [View news story]
    If CNBC was smart they would get David Tepper on to argue with this guy. Bullish vs. bearish. It would be epic.
    Apr 8, 2013. 08:30 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Transocean: Carl Icahn Gets Serious [View article]
    Ackman sounded much more professional. Ackman knows his stuff... Icahn on the other hand... no substance.
    Apr 5, 2013. 05:08 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Today's Market News To Trade On: 5 Stocks Moving On News [View article]
    Best Buy should change it's name to "The Showroom".
    Apr 5, 2013. 04:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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