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Strong (Free) Suggestion:
The worthless election is coming.
On election day, buy every..
financial newspaper you can get..
your hands on.
Because election day, fellow voters..
is a financial laundry-day in the financial print-media.
Here is how the war-game works.
When the King wants war.. the King gets war.
Thanks to the King..
the next batch of terrorists are on their way.
This should be interesting?
They have got a lot of documents to shred.
terrorist hit list includes:
faked income statements
off-balance sheet debt
executive insider-trading.. etc..
WASHINGTON – Freddie Mac secretly paid a Republican consulting firm $2 million to kill legislation that would have regulated and trimmed the mortgage finance giant and its sister company, Fannie Mae, three years before the government took control to prevent their collapse.
I want to be spoon-fed.
Reading is like solving riddles and stuff.
And I cannot stand riddles..
so I have just about had it up to here with this reinhardt -ss-hole…
yet I can’t seem to stop visiting his web-site?
Dr. Phil help them please?
Over the past several weeks we..
have learned much about the value of socialism.
Socialism 101 (what have we learned?)
we have learned that the “free press” is not allowed to say the word “socialism”.
we have learned that we should wage war with socialists who blame us of being socialists
socialism “gets the engine of capitalism going as productively as possible.” (thanks for that bit of wisdom Nancy Koehn; that is what they teach u @ Harvard Business School?)
Socialism is an “investment”
Socialism “bolsters industries”
Socialism is merely a “bold action”
Socialism merely shifts “power in the economy” toward Washington and away from Wall Street
Socialism “props up banks. large and small
Socialism is just a “bailout”
Socialism rescues “teetering economies”
Socialism is just a “recasting of capitalism”
Socialism is “capitalism’s protector”
Socialism is a “crisis measure in a crisis time”
Socialism to the rescue
Socialism is “for the good of America’s financial system”
Socialism is a “remedy to a spreading contagion”
Socialism “curbs the severity of a recession”
Socialism “gets banks lending again”
Socialism “props up ailing companies”
Socialism helps the U.S. ”catch up with Europe”
Socialism “assures investors that banks will not default”
Socialism “unlocks the lending market’ between banks and stimulates lending to businesses
yet somehow “socialism” has never worked anywhere?
and Marx was wrong about what?
soldiers of tomorrow valiantly defending free-market..
capitalism, ask yourself:
why can’t Chavez use these terrific excuses?
A King who depends on war to remain King needs..
Originally posted by justyc
A Wise Investor Would Ask:
“When is the completion date”
pay attention when you hear the words "electricity started flowing"
Prediction (this one is easy):
“Tech Cos Including MSFT Hoarded Cash”
which lends itself to the following question..
“why are they going to blame stagnant bank lending on poor earnings announcements?”
geessshhh.. economics sure is strange?
they don’t call it the “dismal science” for nuthin.
Next we’ll hear:
“Blackstone needs cash too”?
“and so does Buffet”?
but alas.. “the lending has all dried up”?
all those greenbacks?
but.. but.. but.. I thought there would be no money to pay worker’s salaries?
While its cash cache is down 7% from a year ago, Microsoft generated $369 million in interest income last quarter. That's up 16% from a year earlier and equals 12% of its net income.
Microsoft, though, has become a lightening rod for investors who say it has too much cash. Wednesday, Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer defended the cash levels, saying that having a giant reserve is a "first-class problem."
But investors don't want companies to just sit on their cash, says Dirk Van Dijk, research chief at Zacks Investment Research. "Cash belongs to shareholders," says Bryant Riley, CEO of brokerage firm B. Riley. "Having that big wad of cash is like protection or a rainy day, but can create bad business decisions."
Little more than centrally-planned class wealth-transfer perfected..
just to stabilize wages locally and globally.
all blamed on failure, blunder, mistake-making..
and an uncanny inability to learn from the..
mistakes of history?
The King hates paying the peasants..
and the King will do whatever it takes to avoid paying the peasants.
Pretending to fail works every time.
Powerful generals and admirals from some of the most powerful nations on Earth are reportedly meeting somewhere in the local area this weekend after flying into the Adirondack Regional Airport in Lake Clear on Friday.
Among the passengers of a large Boeing 757 airplane with "United States of America" printed on its fuselage were top members of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff and their counterparts from France, Germany and another country, possibly Great Britain.
Data shows heavy airline-stock short selling
Christian Berthelsen, Chronicle Staff Writer
Saturday, September 22, 2001
In another sign that some investors speculated against the stocks of airlines whose jets were used in terrorist attacks on New York and the Pentagon, there was a sharp increase in short selling of the stocks of American and United airlines during the month before Sept. 11.
Did bin Laden cash in before terrorist attack?
By Andrew Cave, Associate City Editor
Last Updated: 10:43PM BST 17 Sep 2001
AUTHORITIES in Germany and the US confirmed yesterday that they are investigating claims that terrorist suspect Osama bin Laden tried to profit from share trading before last week's terrorist attacks on America.
The inquiries centre on sharp falls in the prices of reinsurance and airline companies in the two months before the attacks.
The Financial Services Authority - Britain's main financial regulator - has cleared bin Laden and his henchmen of insider trading. There has been a widespread suspicion that members of the Al Quaeda organisation had cashed in on the US attacks, dumping airline, aerospace and insurance company shares before September 11th. The Authority says that after a thorough invetsigation it has found no hard evidence of any such deals in London. An enquiry covering the other major financial centres in Europe has come to the same conclusion.