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  • IATA says 2012 airline profits to drop 29 percent [View article]
    Why are rushing to put money into stocks that are forecasted to lose more money the following year?
    Sep 20, 2011. 11:30 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Rogue trader causes $2 billion loss at UBS [View article]
    I would also like to see what products he was trading. I think people are overreacting to this news.. How many traders lost a significant amount relative to their portfolio due to a carelessness or letting emotions getting the best of them (Myself included)? Its all relative.
    Sep 15, 2011. 09:24 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 5 Stocks Both David Einhorn And Whitney Tilson Love [View article]
    "Some of the stocks grossly underperformed the market"

    I'm sure fund managers love stocks that produce a negative return more than 20% than the SPY. Furthermore, I'm sure that Mr. Einhorn "loves" a stock that has lost 60% YTD.
    Sep 13, 2011. 04:17 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 5 Stocks Both David Einhorn And Whitney Tilson Love [View article]
    "Although most of the stocks underperformed the market"

    Grossest understatement I've read here on SA.
    Sep 13, 2011. 03:53 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Finding Value Among Regional Airlines [View article]
    I'm willing to bet that the morning sell-off tomorrow is going to be massive as investors try to lock in profits (limit losses). Some of these regional airlines are just hemmoraging money (RJET) and will probably implode by this December due to general mismanagement, higher crude costs and pressure from the pilots' unions.
    Sep 13, 2011. 03:51 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 7 High Quality Dividend Stocks To Buy During The Next Correction [View article]
    Another great dividend stock is STON - hitting a little over 8%
    Sep 2, 2011. 12:50 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Bill Gross's Mistake Is Excusable [View article]
    No different from the rest: all Bush's fault.

    Grow up, think for yourself and stop using recycled arguments given to you by the media.
    Sep 1, 2011. 02:50 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 8 Potentially Overvalued Stocks to Sell [View article]
    Please short BIDU, I will love taking your money when it hits $160 next earnings report.
    Aug 21, 2011. 02:45 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Verizon (VZ) tells 45,000 striking workers it will suspend basic medical benefits at the end of the month if they haven’t returned to their jobs, a move union officials call a “scare” tactic. Verizon is asking the employees to pay more for health benefits, while the unions say the company is profitable and executive compensation is healthy.  [View news story]
    Good for Verizon. Its time corporations stop bending to the will of these looters.
    Aug 17, 2011. 10:40 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Yandex Set to Rise Despite Privacy Leak Investigation [View article]
    Lets hope so.
    Jul 30, 2011. 01:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Yandex Set to Rise Despite Privacy Leak Investigation [View article]
    Was wondering what was going on today...
    Jul 29, 2011. 03:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Heading for the Cliff [View article]
    Again, Republicans taken the blame for the self-reinforcing welfare state that the Dem's created.
    Jul 29, 2011. 08:57 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Congress seeks debt solution, Obama goes to public [View article]
    How can you claim that it is not good for the working class man? If anything it serves the interest of the middle class.

    I'm going to quote the Nobel Laureate professor, Walter Williams.

    " 41 percent of the American population, or 121 million Americans, were completely outside the federal income tax system. These Americans pay no federal income tax either because their incomes are too low or they have higher income but credits, deductions and exemptions that relieve them of tax liability. This lack of income tax liability stands in stark contrast to the top 10 percent of earners, those households earning an average of $366,400 in 2006, who paid about 73 percent of federal income taxes. The top 25 percent paid 86 percent. The bottom 50 percent of taxpayers paid less than 4 percent of federal income taxes collected."

    The top 25 percent fall in the range of earning in the range of $80-$100k. That is not rich, that is middle class suburbs of any major city. I will admit that this is a self-serving system. It is in the interest of man trying to build a life for himself. Why should he labor to for his downtrodden brother? Why should he have to bear the cost of someone unwilling to produce? His voice should count more. I don't see how you don't agree from this from an economic view (Let alone an ethical). It is that the producing middle and upper classes of America should have their interests served by electing those who share common economic goals. What you and the mass of uneducated voters propose is just the continuity of the spending and the survival of the welfare state.
    Jul 17, 2011. 08:14 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Congress seeks debt solution, Obama goes to public [View article]
    Voters should be given a proportionate number of ballots based on their taxable income. Those who have a greater financial stake in the direction of the country should have a greater voice. Is it no different than shareholder rights? Why should those who contribute most to our government be forced to pay the mistakes due to an uninformed majority?

    Atlas Shrugged people.
    Jul 16, 2011. 07:45 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • June nonfarm payrolls: +18K vs. +125K expected, +25K previous (revised from +54K). Unemployment 9.2% vs. 9.1% expected, 9.1% prior.  [View news story]
    Lower payrolls on government workers, cut public housing, cut social security and medicaid, put willing to be productive Americans to work
    Jul 8, 2011. 09:21 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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