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posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 03:22 PM
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That my Friend is the couple "trillions" dollar question, it seems that those printing presses will be working overnight for many nights.


Nothing more than paper been moved from the treasury to the Federal Reserve nothing more nohting less.

But they said Inflation will be kept at minimum

[edit on 18-3-2009 by marg6043]




posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 03:26 PM
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Are kidding!!!!! the markets are in the green yes my friend green!!!!!!

That will be good for the consumers, confidence spending and get it, the banks can create more debt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 03:28 PM
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I don't think that China after this one will not be buying US debt in a long time, specially with the dollar plummeting right now.

But hey we are Green, green green.




posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 03:30 PM
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Perhaps that was the whole conspiracy, to prop the emerging markets that has been losing since the US created economic crisis.

But hey, we are supposed to have the best of the best taking care of our nations economy right?



posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 03:47 PM
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Good observation. Time to move on and rape and pillage the emerging markets and bring them into the fold.

Fits right into the whole Global World Order. Can't be global unless everyone is involved.



posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 04:09 PM
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Originally posted by stander
No. You don't supply news as a variable to the trading algorithm, and computer-aided trading accounts for most of the market fluctuations these days. Unless there is a heavy news out that takes the action off the "autopilot," the mouse-clicking traders don't care.

Stander, take your riddles someplace else. What do you mean by "heavy news."

Sooorry.
Well, heavy news could announce the discovery of a magic wand, for example. Like this one:


Stocks Rally on Fed Plan to Buy U.S. Debt

The Federal Reserve fueled the rally on Wall Street Wednesday after the central bank announced a plan to buy U.S. debt.



Stander, are you talking to yourself again?

No, mom. I'm playing my violin.
Zeeeeeee-zaaaaa-zeeeeeeeeee-zaa-zaa-zaa-zeeeeeee . . .



posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 04:31 PM
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Originally posted by Hx3_1963
Holy Hell!!!

It's Finanical Armageddeon!!!

(Where are ya Red!)

I just knew it this morning when Gold dropped like $30 in a hour!!!

Crushed the price to push out sellers...buy on the cheap and up it goes!!!

KD has called the end!!!

Dollar is falling faster than a guy in a barrel from Niagria Falls...

Treasurys dropping like the WTC also...

Enjoy it while it lasts...


[edit on 3/18/2009 by Hx3_1963]


KD's exact words were: "**** us."

...

Sometimes, I wish that man would sugarcoat things.

Well, this sounds like a mighty fine time to suspend my job-seeking efforts, and go spend my last $1.50 on some high-alcohol malt liquor.


If Ben isn't bluffing, then in a few days I'll sell some blood and start stocking up on beans, rice, and ramen.


[edit on 18-3-2009 by theWCH]



posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 04:32 PM
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Gold at $940.10? (moving still hhhmmm)

opens again at 6pm est....

See where it goes...



NZSE 50 2,618.749 5:34PM ET 12.423 (0.48%)

CBOE 10-Year Treasury Yield Index. TNX 25.33 -4.70 -15.65%

US Dollar Index Future - Spot Price. DXY 84.01 -2.34 -2.71%

Select Sector SPDR: Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund. XLF 9.41 +0.86 +10.02%

Euro +3.68%
GBP +1.80 %
JPY -2.80%

OK...now starting to steady out...

Citigroup Inc. C (NYSE) 5:40pm 03/18/2009 After Hours $3.19
Change: +0.11 +3.57%

[edit on 3/18/2009 by Hx3_1963]



posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 05:02 PM
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Looks like we aren't going to see a massive bond dislocation at one time it looks like it is going to be a steady process. As more people catch on to what is going on it will accelerate.

Not good. Gold is highly unstable. I guess so many people have bought gold that the people that could fluctuate the price aren't able to do it as easy because so many people are invested in it.

The endgame is starting to sound like a stalemate.



posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 05:05 PM
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Yeah TPTB have their rod in the gears...schmucks...

...and fer yer viewing pleasure...a recap of todays action...



Nice...No???



posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 05:08 PM
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Cramer is currently extolling Big Ben's virtues as "brilliant"...he thinks his move will provoke a "housing bottom" by June and pump up the economy in a huge way.
I am living in a parallel universe.



posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 05:13 PM
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Yeah Cramers a freakin' Genius...

Ya missed all the fun today!!!

The World was turned on it's head fer a few!!!

Get anything in fer some Beer Money?



NZSE 50 2,619.514 5:54PM ET 13.188 (0.51%)

Gold $937.42 on re-open...

[edit on 3/18/2009 by Hx3_1963]



posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 05:14 PM
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Please refer to my signature. It explains things pretty clearly.



posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 05:18 PM
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I did miss it...y'all were busy and brilliant,God it's all getting SO exhausting!

I bought some gold a while back...hope I don't end up regreting it.
Ping-pong metal today.

Was at the gym most of the day:investing in my brain and body these days because they are something I CAN control,HAHAHA!

Still debating whether or not to dump T-bills...

Will things continue to jump up tomorrow and of course Fri after the Big O's stint on Leno?

Waiting to see what Kudlow and crew will have to say in a bit.

Forgot to add: I guess the AIG mess has been put to bed? It's been overshadowed by the latest news?

I prefer charts and graphs to people these days. Oh,and ATS.


[edit on 18-3-2009 by irishchic]



posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 05:23 PM
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MT guys were all changin' their drawers when it hit the wires...


ITHO...it's PROBLEY "The End of the World"...

...sooner or later...


S&P 500 -1.10 790.50 3/18 6:06pm
Fair Value 774.69 3/17 8:53pm
Difference* +15.81

NASDAQ -1.25 1211.50 3/18 4:37pm
Fair Value 1192.87 3/17 8:53pm
Difference* +18.63

Dow Jones -4.00 7439.00 3/18 6:00pm



posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 05:25 PM
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I want my BONUS Before the world ends!


Everyone else is getting them:

voices.washingtonpost.com...

4 Fannie Execs to get 400K Government approved bonuses.



posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 05:27 PM
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Can't see T Bills doing much more after today. Lots of places to get a better return without much more risk. Owning any bank bonds is almost the same as owning trasuries at this juncture. They have made it clear they won't fail. The only thing is they don't expect to raise rates until the end of 2010.

I am liking my adjustable rate mortgage based on the MTA. Should mean rates below3% for a year or two.



posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 05:29 PM
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Thanks,I thought similar...gonna' make some sort of move with them tomorrow.

Yup...you should be able to get 3-4% which is awesome and it might prompt me to buy 2nd home if I can find the right place asap.



posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 05:45 PM
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March 19th Events:

US - Jobless Claims (wk3/14, 2009) 8:30 AM
wk3/14, 2009 New Claims - Level 654.00K

US - Philadelphia Fed Survey (Mar, 2009) 10:00 AM
Mar, 2009 General Business Conditions Inde -38.00

US - Leading Indicators (Feb, 2009) 10:00 AM
Feb, 2009 Leading Indicators - M/M change -0.60%

US - EIA Natural Gas Report (wk3/13, 2009) 10:30 AM
wk3/13, 2009

US - President Obama Speech () 10:30 AM

US - 7-Yr Note Announcement (Mar, 2009) 11:00 AM
Mar, 2009

US - 5-Yr Note Announcement () 11:00 AM

US - 2-Yr Note Announcement () 11:00 AM

US - 3-Month Bill Announcement () 11:00 AM

US - 6-Month Bill Announcement () 11:00 AM

US - Money Supply (wk3/9, 2009) 4:30 PM wk3/9, 2009

ALL - Quadruple Witching () 8:00 PM

US - Equity Settlements (3-25-09) 8:00 PM 3-25-09

US - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke Speech () 8:00 PM


[edit on 3/18/2009 by Hx3_1963]



posted on Mar, 18 2009 @ 05:58 PM
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It is not $300 Bn but 1.2 Tn...




U.S. stocks and Treasuries surged and the dollar tumbled after the Federal Reserve unexpectedly announced plans to buy $1 trillion of bonds in an effort to lower consumer borrowing costs and end the recession.


www.bloomberg.com...

news.bbc.co.uk...



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