Goldman Vs Pimco Round 2: Goldman Buying Belly Again As It Doubles Down On Client Call To Short The 5 Year

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Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:22 | 1415131 kito
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hey, tyler, whats the deal with all of these wall street cuts? i thought the quants were making hand over fist again?


Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:27 | 1415155 Tyler Durden
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Quants only trade where the vol is. Nobody has been trading equities for months (which means volume will get less and less as HFT strats become unpractical, especially if rebates are adjusted and that shuts the door for risk free parasitic HFT churning). Everyone is in FX and commodities.

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:42 | 1415182 kito
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Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:42 | 1415202 SheepDog-One
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Nobody has been trading equities for months? WHAT? According to RoboTrader thats all anyone is doing, piling into spandex and boutique coffee stocks...somethings wrong here.

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:28 | 1415157 sabra1
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Assailant Grabs French Leader Sarkozy in Crowd

A man in a crowd yanked French President Nicolas Sarkozy by the shoulder Thursday and nearly knocked him to the ground before being tackled by security officers and detained.

Getty Images French President Nicholas Sarkozy

The unusually aggressive incident occurred as the president shook hands with a crowd in the town of Brax in southern France.

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:35 | 1415169 Josh Randall
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Love Love LOVE IT!! He Jerked that @ssclown by the scruff of his Brooke Brothers suit like he intended to clean his clock

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:47 | 1415226 SheepDog-One
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My God...a peasant slightly touched a Lord? SHOCKING!

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:32 | 1415158 Hedgetard55
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Does anyone keep track of all Goldmen's investment suggestions/predictions? How do they stack up?

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:39 | 1415188 kito
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they are always right and always wrong

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:33 | 1415163 Archimedes
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Usually Wall Street Layoffs indicate revenue misses and the beginning of a resession. Or at least it has in the past. What do you think this time around? Revenue misses and  Resession? Perhaps the ISM numbers will tell us over the next few days.

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:38 | 1415187 augie
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I wouldn't count on the ISM's telling us anything other than what we are suppose to "know."

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:48 | 1415212 SheepDog-One
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ISM numbers all collapsing already, what more do you want to see?

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 21:11 | 1417554 RichyRoo
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In the Australian financial press (Financial Review) this was described as being a result of expected M&A, IPOs and a general increase in banking business predicted post GFC (Global Financial Crisis) not materialising.

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:34 | 1415165 MFL8240
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The US sewer GovtSacks needs to be dismantled.

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:41 | 1415180 Mercury
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It certainly seems like PIMCO, although still a gorilla,  no longer influences the Treasury market like it once did a few short years ago and that PDs are that much more powerful in this regard.  For a Master of the Universe, Bill Gross gets saltier and more grumpy every month.

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:45 | 1415219 SheepDog-One
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Well hes got a pretty nice $80 billion cash cushion anyway.

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:50 | 1415224 TradingJoe
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Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:56 | 1415240 CPL
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And I'm in position to forward the 75% trade barrier...


God I love ALGO's, dumb as fucking stumps....just follow a herd.  For good measure I'm puttin in a single share at 8000.00 dollars and one at zero dollars.

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:51 | 1415246 RobotTrader
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SOX taking off today.

Rotating meltup, every day a new sector takes off.

Gold getting slammed.

Perfect day for the PigMen.

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:56 | 1415254 augie
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There he is, the man of the hour!

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:53 | 1415257 SheepDog-One
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SOX wow thats a new one, Pigmen groupie.

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:54 | 1415265 RobotTrader
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All of them are charging hard off the lows.

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:59 | 1415272 CPL
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Load gun...


bang bang bagn

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 10:24 | 1415396 Gladio Insurrection
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Reloaded short QQQ @ 56.94 from yesterday.

Looks like I'm in front of a freight train.

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 11:46 | 1415700 Gladio Insurrection
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Stopped out while mowing the lawn.  54bp net gain over two days while being situated completely countertrend, how is that possible robo?

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:55 | 1415247 Sqworl
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What is the difference between Squid and Pimpco?

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:58 | 1415262 augie
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Is that a set up for a joke, or did you just not read the above article yet? 

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 09:55 | 1415270 TradingJoe
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None! Both are Benjie's Whores!

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 10:04 | 1415295 Sqworl
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+100 lol

Thu, 06/30/2011 - 14:51 | 1416422 dcb
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you know I am awful, but keep an eye out for the fake breakout, a but above the buy signal to sucker in the masses ad then a sell off. I can't predict, but it's a feeling I have.

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