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  • Wall Street Breakfast: Amazon Unveils Mobile Credit Card Reader [View article]
    Just stand back and watch. After all the commotion is over Uncle Sugar will come in with wheelbarrows of money to rebuild.
    Aug 13 12:01 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    It's called fly ash and it is commonly used in concrete today to reduce the required amount of portland cement.
    Jun 2 11:55 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    I've got about 1.5" of icey climate change topped by about 1" of snowy climate change. Should we prepare for the next ice age?
    Feb 13 08:00 AM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    Good morning DCV, IF and everyone else. May the Force be with us all.
    Jan 31 07:37 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. states have a combined pension shortfall of $980B, Moody's calculates, or the equivalent of 66% of their income on average, including money from federal block grants and aid. Nebraska has the smallest gap relative to revenue with a shortfall of 7%, while Illinois - not surprisingly - has the largest hole with 141%. Moody's intends to take account of the underfunded pension schemes when assigning credit ratings. [View news story]
    Does this include the underfunding of the state's political subdivisions, cities, towns, counties?
    Jun 27 07:57 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • To Grexit Or Not To Grexit? [View article]
    Agree completely with bolsaplayer. Russ K. gave us a very good, rational analysis as far as it went. The trouble is that many (how many?) Greek voters only see the pain of mandated austerity measures. Some percentage won't care at all about what's in the Greek economy's best interest, only about what works best for them individually in the short term. We'll know more Monday.
    Jun 16 04:11 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Heckmann (HEK +2.7%) shares spike at the open on takeover speculation. Analysts say Heckmann, which supplies workers and equipment to handle the chemical-tainted water that is a byproduct of fracking, may attract interest from Halliburton, Schlumberger or other oilfield services suppliers, but CEO Richard Heckmann says the company is not for sale.  [View news story]
    It's not mentioned in the article I read and am commenting on. Try ticker POOSF.PK.
    Dec 23 09:27 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment