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Tue, 10/19/2010 - 16:43 | 662554 Sausagemaker
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Looks good to me. Nothing to see here. Move along... Oh look! an iPad!

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 16:54 | 662623 septicshock
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iPad bitchez. I'm actually typing this on mine.

I wonder how Tyler feels knowing I visit his site a hundred times a day on an iPad...

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:01 | 662654 Agent P
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100 times a day???  An iPad???

You must be unemployed and at least 90 days delinquent on your mortgage.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:38 | 662772 AccreditedEYE
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+1 lol

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:54 | 662823 Rasna
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That's great!


Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:06 | 662683 Horatio Beanblower
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Every time you visit, please click on an ad.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:13 | 662704 Sudden Debt
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Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:41 | 662783 Bob
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That would make Harry Reams blush!

Wed, 10/20/2010 - 06:42 | 663711 lewy14
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You know, in my twenty five years online, I have never - ever - seen a use of all-caps which I deemed effective and appropriate.

Until you showed up.

The avatar makes it work.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 18:18 | 662900 HarryWanger
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Hope you didn't pay full price. You can get them below retail on ebay. Or used ones by those who bought the hype then figured out they have a fairly useless toy.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 20:34 | 663100 Bananamerican
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I had one for a week and flipped it to Ebay.

It's an ergonomic monster....a la Quasimodo

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 16:44 | 662558 Sausagemaker
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Hey is that one of the Kardashians?

Thu, 10/21/2010 - 13:25 | 667329 themosmitsos
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Alot of people here with a lot of funny/stupid/goofy nicknames, but your's' made me LOL :) thx

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 16:45 | 662563 tecno242
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red rocket red rocket.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:52 | 662817 MarketTruth
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It makes me think someone needs to send BoA either an:

Insufficient Funds Notice

-- or --

Bounced Check Fee
(wonder what the fee would be on bouncing such a check?)

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 16:45 | 662564 101 years and c...
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You mean, the mark to myth accounting isn't working?  Hmmmmm...

So, we can expect the same news from such firms as JPM, WFC, C, GS, etc??

When TARP 2 FAILS to pass Congress, the shit will really hit the fan.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 16:55 | 662627 erik
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Then when TARP 2 does pass Congress on the 2nd attempt, the stock market will crash just like it did last time.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 20:38 | 663106 Bananamerican
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Tarp II passes 1st Try, post election, in the same manner as the 1st...over our dead bodies.

....to "save the system" and all that.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:02 | 662663 Reggie Middleton
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With all of the yapping Ive done on JPM under reserving and there's still a doubt? Granted, they're better of than BAC...

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:58 | 662835 Rasna
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TARP I passed despite the howls of outrage and specific, "don't pass this bill (TARP)" demands bythe electorate...

Tarp II will pass also...

The Congress and everyone else serves at the pleasure of Wall Street and the TBTF banks.

Count on it.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 16:46 | 662565 Mentaliusanything
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Thats taking gearing to a new high. But you don,t make money on self insurance

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 16:46 | 662566 jedwards
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Isn't it likely that BAC and the other banks will just settle with Pimco, et. al. for a fraction of the amount?

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:00 | 662655 Sudden Debt
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I'll light a little candle for it to be so...


Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:38 | 662774 ShankyS
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That is not a candle - it is a fuse!

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:42 | 662790 TooBearish
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+1 agree - but great fun with pictures Ty!

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:48 | 662808 eatthebanksters
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Do you think Bill Gross will settle for a fraction of what PIMCO is owed?

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 18:05 | 662855 Quantum Nucleonics
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He might.... buy at 50 cents (or whatever).  Would you, (a) settle for 55 cents after a couple months and a little negotiating time, or (b) grind it out in court for a couple years (racking up $$$ in legal) for the hope of getting par.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 18:01 | 662842 Rasna
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Not a chance of that happening.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 16:46 | 662569 Cyan Lite
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Republicans will pass another TARP as soon as they take over the House.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 16:48 | 662581 Careless Whisper
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i think mister demint (and maybe mister paul) over in the senate may have a few things to say about that.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 16:56 | 662629 DarkMath
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Yes, if the Republicans even think about another bail out they are going to write a very strongly worded letter to John Boehner. 

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 16:52 | 662614 Shameful
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Only if the lame duck dems don't beat them to the punch.  Remember both "parties" are eager to serve their banking masters.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:46 | 662798 AccreditedEYE
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I don't believe there is political will for it on either side. People in the know (who understood what was going on...and some that didn't! lol) were pissed we had the first TARP... post Dodd-Frank, people will want the institutions brought down. There is no repeats with this shit, not if you want to keep your seat.

I like Whalen's idea on the subject...


Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:49 | 662809 eatthebanksters
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And then they will be gone in two years...

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 18:03 | 662845 Rasna
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No debate, no hand-wringing trying to get Dems on board... They'll give the Dems and everyone else the middle finger salute as they trot it over to O, who will sign it while looking for his balls.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 18:07 | 662862 Quantum Nucleonics
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Ehh, if Republicans controlled the House in 2008 there might not have been TARP 1.  It was Democrats carrying water for a lame duck President.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 16:46 | 662570 Careless Whisper
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that is an aaa owner-occupied mortgage, dammit. and so are the other 20 miami condos that the same guy owns.


Tue, 10/19/2010 - 21:12 | 663154 SpeakerFTD
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I think you meant, "so is the condo that 20 different pension funds think they own."

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 16:46 | 662572 Dr. No
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"Following today's news of an imminent lawsuit to be filed against Bank of America by such entities as the New York Fed"  In order to meet the reserve obligation, BofA will use the discount window.  It will exchange more toxic assets for cash to shore up its reserves.  Back door bail out.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 16:46 | 662573 TheGreatPonzi
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Bofa will end up in the hands of GS or JPM in less than 3 months.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:09 | 662693 erik
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I vote they will end up in Govt control.  The real concern here is how quickly this will spread to Wells Fargo (Wachovia/Golden West) and JP Morgan (WaMu/Bear Stearns).

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:39 | 662780 Oracle of Kypseli
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Last year I had predicted that Citi will go to GS.

Now it looks that you may be right. GS is most likely the one as it does not have any branches. 

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:51 | 662811 eatthebanksters
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It will never happen...the days of TBTF getting bigger, fatter and more systemically dangerous, are over.  Dimon should get his RV and take his daughters on another cross country trip.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 18:05 | 662857 Rasna
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I'm thinking GS... JPM/Chase/BAC won't be allowed... Really TBTF.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 18:15 | 662886 Quantum Nucleonics
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Not a chance.  Both are smart enough not to touch the Countrywide corpse.  Not even if it were sanitized.  What would GS want with (a) the little people (i.e. retail banking op) or (b) all the people they turned down for a job, i.e. Merrill.  JPM wouldn't want the anti-trust scrutiny (yes, that's laughter in the background).

More likely, if one of the big banks bit the dust, we'd get a look at all the deep flaws of Dodd-Frank, and Ben & Tim would have a bank to add to their conglomerate of car, mortgage, and insurance companies.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 16:46 | 662575 SignsAndWonders
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Sure, I can spell that:


Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:05 | 662671 Sudden Debt
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For me, that says it all.

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:08 | 662687 Sudden Debt
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and if you want the know the answer on how this will play out:

Read the 4 words above the 3 letters "O N E"




Tue, 10/19/2010 - 21:14 | 663158 SpeakerFTD
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Clearly counterfeit.  It's "In GS We Trust".

Tue, 10/19/2010 - 17:47 | 662800 Bob
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How about F-F-F-F-U-U-G-G-E-E-T-T  DEM    B-B-B-B-B-O-O-O-O-N-N-U-S-S-E-S,


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