Europe Closes Week With A Friday Night M.A.D. Cluster Bomb, Warns Of Pervasive Bank Restructuring

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Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:27 | 1220826 eisley79
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BREAKING NEWS:

Reuters(Mom's Basement, USA) - ZH poster Dangertime has been confirmed as the VectorVest(http://www.vectorvest.com/) investor of the year for 2011.
Getty Images - http://tinyurl.com/ydcsyso

 

Response from Dangertime:

"My virtual account is so strong, because I BUY THE GREEN LIGHT BITCHEZ, and SELL THE RED LIGHT.  Some fools can't follow and buy red, but I know best.  Just look how I called the action in Silver:

 

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on Fri, 04/29/2011 - 08:20
Silver will break $50 next week and march possibly even to $60.
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on Mon, 04/25/2011 - 10:35
We will see $50 again but not likely for another year. 

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Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:30 | 1220874 Ahmeexnal
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Time to short the euro again.

When Germany failed to make payment to France, the frenchies invaded the Ruhr.

Will Sarkozy invade Greece and Ireland now?

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:55 | 1220991 falak pema
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...When Germany failed to make payment to France, the frenchies invaded the Ruhr...

Now that is rewriting history....If the French had invaded the Ruhr...If the French had gone to help the Spanish Republicans during their civil war...they would not have been the French generation and their sons who had been bled dry by the first world war...and also they were financially bankrupt...

You have a fertile mind to imagine the French eating in Frankfurt in 1936...whereas it was the Germans who were eating in Paris in 1940, in reality!

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 13:11 | 1221063 Use of Weapons
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Um.. my second post, but...

The Occupation of the Ruhr between 1923 and 1925, by troops from France and Belgium, was a response to the failure of the German Weimar Republic under Chancellor Cuno to pay reparations in the aftermath of World War I.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occupation_of_the_Ruhr

So yes, technically the comment was correct. Remember, Germany was banned from having an army at this point. The Ruhr being the industrial / coal base of Germany at the time.

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 13:41 | 1221199 falak pema
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my apologies ....I was focussed on Germany's remilitarization of Ruhr in 1936 which created a furious debate in France...as it transgressed the Versailles treaty. France had evacuated the Ruhr in 1930. But the thread referred to the previous incursion of France into Germany as response to default as allowed by  the Versailles treaty. My fault.

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 13:12 | 1221066 Attitude_Check
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http://www.jstor.org/pss/788497

 

You history is a little weak.  The French invasion of the Ruhr (temporary) was one of the factors in the downfall of the Wiemar republic (They began to print money to pay the war reparations), and the rise of Hitler.

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 13:09 | 1221064 disabledvet
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It's called "Libya."  And "they have been invaded"...and, interestingly "doing some invading themselves."

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 15:11 | 1221705 Dollar Bill Hiccup
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But in Europe they use the Euro which keeps going up no matter what, so why would you short the Euro?

You might as well short Silver as well, Don Quijote!

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 20:35 | 1222779 bothsidesnow
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Short the euro, heresy I say, that would be good for the dollar, and oops bad for PM's.

Smart money milked the last out of gold today, silver has already turned.

Yes please short the euro, it's the same as shorting PM's.

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 13:14 | 1221073 lieutenantjohnchard
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excellent.

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 13:17 | 1221090 TINN
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Saturnized Fool!

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:22 | 1220829 lolmao500
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Another bailout is a coming.

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:44 | 1220951 LaLiLuLeLo
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I was in Germany two years ago and they were wholly pissed of being pissed on. Can't imagine what they're thinking right now

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:53 | 1220983 lolmao500
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If Merkel wasn't a sellout, she would have withdrawn Germany from the Euro go back to the Deustchmark and tell Europe to f*** off.

Then of course the bankers would have been pissed and WW3 would have started.

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 13:16 | 1221096 j0nx
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They, Like Americans, are pussies that will do nothing in the end except for bah bah at their leaders and their banks as they bleed the population dry.

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 13:24 | 1221136 Stimme der DDR
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Yep. Deep vaults here in Germany, though.

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 14:00 | 1221350 downwiththebanks
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Yep - time to raid another government treasury in order to call for liquidation of everything, including air, water, earth, and fire.

What a bunch of horseshit.

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:22 | 1220830 traderjoe
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Noooo ... don't harsh my buzz from the Wedding of the Century?! I'm still on Cloud 9 and giddy from the pageantry.  

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:20 | 1220832 John Law Lives
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That should be good for +100 on the Dow Jones on Pump Monday.

Corporate profits + rampant deficit spending + quantitative easing => nothing else matters

100% FUBAR

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:23 | 1220834 Byte Me
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May explain why cable is on the up  -- royal cross heading lower and euro weak vs dollar.

Fundies would not support this sterling "strength".

Ah well -- it's an ill, wind etc....

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:28 | 1220835 Dick Darlington
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Aah, the rotten smell of the european ponzi scheme is getting stronger by day. And it was just 2 days ago when the high priest of the european cleptocracy Mr Rehn was "not interfering" in national politics and told the people of Finland that all these bailouts have nothing to do with saving european banks and that Finland HAS to do the "responsible" thing and play ball with the Masters of the Universe (EU, IMF).

Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:26 | 1220840 hedgeless_horseman
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  • 16:33 29Apr11 OBI WAN: AS IF MILLIONS OF GERMAN TAXPAYERS SUDDENLY CRIED OUT IN TERROR AND THEN WERE SUDDENLY SILENCED"
  • Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:24 | 1220852 redpill
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    lol thanks for that

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:28 | 1220873 LawsofPhysics
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    I sensed a disturbance in the force as well.  Nice work HH

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:41 | 1220926 ZackAttack
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    Strange... I have not felt it.

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:43 | 1220950 PY-129-20
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    Okay, that's it. I just restarted our old Panther tank in the backyard and I will invade Greece now...dammit 

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:49 | 1220979 PY-129-20
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    First stop: Frankfurt - ECB. Second stop: Deutsche Bank building. After that gas prices won't make it possible to travel any further. Panther vs. Deutsche Bank. Huzzah!

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 13:16 | 1221078 disabledvet
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    So..."you have seen Kelly's Heros too!"

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 14:20 | 1221429 hardcleareye
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    thanks for the laugh!!

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 15:48 | 1221899 agent default
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    You may think its funny now but tanks will be involved by the end of this clusterfuck

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 13:25 | 1221142 Stimme der DDR
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    Würdest Du mich bitte mitnehmen?

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 14:05 | 1221362 PY-129-20
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    Aber immer doch. :) Wir machen keine Gefangenen ;) We take no prisoners!

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 19:20 | 1222569 vocational tainee
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    Die Brücken im Balkan sind zerstört.

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 14:13 | 1221381 disabledvet
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    kindergarten.

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 14:20 | 1221428 Stimme der DDR
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    Yes. But downloading Kellys Heroes now. Thx.

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 14:46 | 1221577 goldenrod
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    It is Panzer, not panther. Panther is an animal that lives in the wild.

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:40 | 1220924 ZackAttack
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    I declare this comment today's Winner of the Internet.

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:50 | 1220972 Agent P
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    "I've got a bad feeling about this."

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:23 | 1220841 Re-Discovery
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    I'll bet it's "badly recieved."  But whether the banksters are screaming into the cell phones or curling up in the fetal position sucking their thumbs on the Bernank's/Trichet's office floor,  WE AREN"T BAILING THEM OUT AGAIN!!!!!

    (Ahhh, who am I f***n' kidding.  Of course we are.  Buy more PMs.)

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:24 | 1220846 Jasper M
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    And people wonder why I am long $US and (short-term) Treasuries. The flight to safety Will come, just a question of when.

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:28 | 1220859 Re-Discovery
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    Yes.  I do wonder.  You might want to check the Webster's definition of 'safety'.

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 22:54 | 1223070 FeralSerf
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    Safe relative to what?

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:36 | 1220903 LaLiLuLeLo
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    When bulldoser Ben raises interest rates

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:36 | 1220905 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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    You think in terms of logical fallacies.

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:36 | 1220919 Cindy_Dies_In_T...
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    Well, if they go down we follow close behind, most of our bail out money went to bail out foreign countries. You MIGHT get a short ride up, but then you will get whack-a-moled, IMO

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:40 | 1220923 grunk
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    Investment strategies of Karl Wallenda.

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 12:42 | 1220928 lolmao500
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    And what happens when investors find their common sense and instead of buying US dollars buy gold/silver? THEN YOU'RE SCREWED!

    Fri, 04/29/2011 - 22:50 | 1223068 FeralSerf
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    Soon the only gold/silver to be found will be the paper variety, but there should be plenty of that available.  It won't make much difference then whether they're dollars, euros, or paper ounces.  Toilet paper by any other name is still ......

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