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  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 96......  [View instapost]
    You mean to tell me that all this time I was supposed to be going LONG on UGAZ and I've been SHORT?!?!?!!

    With all that money I've made now I can finally retire in the style which I'd like to become accustomed, just like the lady on the phone's husband..

    Too bad though, its all IT Fiat Challenge Bucks!!

    Better luck TO ALL...AFTER the NEW YEAR!!
    Dec 27, 2014. 07:52 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Russian Roulette: Taxpayers Could Be On The Hook For Trillions In Oil Derivatives [View article]
    I concur Jim Myrtle, the bailout did not prevent the failures in the mortgage industry.

    There are systemic problems that have been known for generations and the finger pointing continues while the underlying issues are yet to be effectively resolved.

    http://bit.ly/Xnm8F8
    Dec 24, 2014. 04:11 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Russian Roulette: Taxpayers Could Be On The Hook For Trillions In Oil Derivatives [View article]
    Blueice-

    You're the one who claims to know where all the responsibility lies.

    Fact is the losses were socialized while the gains were privatized.

    http://bit.ly/1CD87r5
    Dec 24, 2014. 03:55 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Russian Roulette: Taxpayers Could Be On The Hook For Trillions In Oil Derivatives [View article]
    When the risk premium is extracted by one party while the risk is shifted to another, the culpability issue is a mere trigger for another false flag event designed as a cover for an escape route via plausible deniability.

    http://bit.ly/13EFVFb
    Dec 24, 2014. 11:11 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Russian Roulette: Taxpayers Could Be On The Hook For Trillions In Oil Derivatives [View article]
    "They didn't fail because of derivatives."

    Perhaps more accurately, because of the bailout, they did not fail due to derivatives.

    And now, with concerns that the US Taxpayer be once again left holding the bag, the potential risk to depositors via a possible "Bail in" comes to light.

    One might look at this as a variant on the "No Free Lunch" concept.
    Dec 24, 2014. 09:30 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Economist Lynn Reaser: 2015: U.S. Economy Gains Momentum, GDP, Stocks, Wages Up [View article]
    How many do you need?

    http://bit.ly/1wDs8dG

    John Deere Increased Productivity by 100% circa 1954

    http://bit.ly/1wDs8dH
    Dec 23, 2014. 06:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 96......  [View instapost]
    That's the thing about political comedy, just because it's funny doesn't mean its not true. Beats crying though.
    Dec 23, 2014. 09:14 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 96......  [View instapost]
    Personally, I don't believe this is as issue with which we should concern ourselves.

    http://bit.ly/1zPj9WB
    Dec 22, 2014. 07:40 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: China Offers Support For Russia's Currency Crisis [View article]
    Who warned against getting involved in a land war in asia?

    And a hat tip to the memory of James Monroe.

    http://bit.ly/1zNLL2A
    Dec 22, 2014. 08:40 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Global Market Rally Continues [View article]
    RIQ- I Left of my usual suggestion that we consider spinning of some of the more independent minded provinces, but I feared unnecessary provocation may reduce the likelihood of success for my own diabilical and yet ingenious plan for total world domination and untold wealth and power for generations to come via Manifest Destiny.

    That said, I actually like Michigan with all its boundless energy. I've noticed the folks there never whine about the weather, they've shipped all those guys south so they can complain to the locals there about the heat and humidity.

    I do think there is a case for the opt out option even if only as a ruse as like for the Scottish Independence movement, I'm sure they'd change their tune when the prospect of all those federal contracts being canceled down in Dixie sinks in and being responsible for your own AC bill during the day.
    Dec 20, 2014. 05:17 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 96......  [View instapost]
    What happens after the Holiday?

    Rumor control has indications that the markets will be up. There is a fair chance, however that they will be down before going up. This could be preceded by periods of relative inactivity punctuated by periods of volatility of unknown duration and intensity.

    Just to be safe it is recommended that long positions be properly hedged to protect the downside while opportunities to capture profits should be executed judiciously on the good news. Oh, and don't ever forget to buy on the dips.
    Dec 20, 2014. 04:56 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 96......  [View instapost]
    Thought question for the day, eh?

    I saw a comment earlier this week from one of the regulars on WSB express perhaps similar concerns regarding "Sustainability."

    Funny, I wouldn't be surprised to see a comment next week critical of the climate change, cognitive dissonance much? Then JW says he needs a sailboat meanwhile sits bravely in the eye of the low pressure bravely facing the seasonal headwinds.

    Meanwhile ghosts of long dead Disney caricatures are used to promote outdated politically motivated themes directed at railroad freeloaders from an earlier era regarding the unproven but popularly accepted social contract regarding the ideological if not the actual ecological impossibility of free lunch. I mean really, what do the birds and fish eat?

    Seems to me though as long as the earth continues to spin on its axis the prevailing westerlies and the resultant trade winds will continue to power free trade for at least a few more years for those willing to put a thumb up and plan a departure at a time of above average barometric pressure.

    That or wait 'til the final judgment. And they keep telling us we can't time the market, lol.

    http://bit.ly/13Nlfvt
    Dec 20, 2014. 11:51 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Global Market Rally Continues [View article]
    I like the idea of considering addition of new stars to the constellation. My own research indicates Chihuahua would be one of the better choices on the southern periphery. Other South of the border candidates I would recommend for consideration include Chile and Costa Rica. But don't stop there. How about a nice central European or east Asian location, Czech Republic or South Korea perhaps? From tico tacos to castles to kimchee, what's not to like?
    Dec 19, 2014. 01:57 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 95...... [View instapost]
    Well, I was too busy allocating resources to retail commodities at the mall earlier this week to effect my planned pre Santa rally equity buy on the dip.

    But I did get some really good deals on unneeded gadgets gizmos and girlie gifts to help populate the empty spaces under that nice evergreen tree which was the idea all along.

    Happy Holidays to IT & SA Crew..
    Dec 18, 2014. 09:05 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Chart Of The Day: Hello Deflation? [View article]
    TC- Food is energy. Think about it.
    Dec 18, 2014. 08:29 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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