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do you think Loyd knows he looks half squirrel half rat?
Greenspan on Gold's Rise - CNBC 4/3/11
"Traditional Retirement Planning Futility" can be a topic of discussion for anyone who wants to do an article on it.
I talk to some people putting money away for their retirement acting as if they actually believe the traditional actions they are taking today will pay out benefits in the distant future.
Is there anyone here who actually believes the economy will continue to chug along for years to come as the personal retirement financial experts such as Suze Orman suggests?
What good is it to continue pumping retirement money into Wall Street when you know it will never keep up with Fed induced inflation?
What good is it to continue investing in America when you are 100% sure a complete and total economic collapse is a mathematical certainty?
The TV talking heads are clueless at best and complete shilling liars at worse.
The bad part about investing away from America (the move money aborad approach) is that our market can take others with it when (not if) it falls off a cliff.
I'm not putting any money into retirement anymore, but what do you do with money already in a 401k? turn it all into PMs and hide it on the back 40? move it overseas? sit back and watch its value go to zero? i.e. even at this point in time am I totally screwed?
Pimco Total Return Fund.
Unca Bill will take care of you.
"... i.e. even at this point in time am I totally screwed?"
"... i.e. even at this point in time am I totally screwed?"
you're still breathing.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grbSQ6O6kbs at ~1:00
A 401K loan will get you a hedge of sorts, and a decent stash of the "Three B's"
(Beans, Bullets and Bullion...Bitchez)
Call it a Hedge Play.
The Squid Holding Company chart is looking bearish too. They should call JPM aka teh fed and tell them to put a "buy" rating on everything squid related.
nothing more then the november correction. QE3 will make the fear go away.
In a bull market, the 200DMA doesn't even have to be touched.
I don't think so, not this time. The muni bond market looks as dry as a martini (hold the vermouth).
The tachicardia is striking the market again (topping action, yes?). I'm waiting for the mavens to sally forth with the 'break out' predictions forthwith.
Though I suspect the real downhill ride will be more late 2nd Quarter/3rd Quarter due to withdrawal DTs from QE2.1 (lite) and the necessity for some massive rollover of debt in the corporate and muni markets. There's some technical reasons to doubt that any sort of QE3 will occur in any meaningful way. There's a cost to a 4 trillion balance sheet, regardless of what the Treasury and the FRB say.
My advice is watch what they do, never what they say.
Overbought?!?!?! This slimy peice of filth works for Golman Sucks...doesn't he know where the friggin' money to levitate this scam is coming from?!?! What, did he NOT get the memo?
All I wanna know is what this shyster is hawking? What's his goddamed book?
you're joking, right? they publish this shit to set up their in-house shorting plans
Bank of England...Britain at risk for another crisis..........
check this shit out Saudi king to buy facebook..
LOL! He thinks the Internet can be purchased like the MSM.
He has no idea how social networking works.
social networking, a la facebook, is already bought and paid for by special interest social controllers. thats how the real world works.
That's an Onion Article, no?
Central planning's future intent is the only chart that matters and they don't make 'em. Play the hunch and good luck.
It's sad really, but you are exactly right.
Why America is doomed:
And there's nothing you can do about it.
I am Chumbawamba.
Junk away, oh damned fools.
Oh my! Terry Randall wearing that pink tie and tacky fake fur, and "Pastor" Cherry Jones wearing his dolce gabana sunglasses and black leather jacket. Those gurls make such a lovely couple.
chum -- junked upon request.
America is doomed because a tiny minority of religious nuts want to install sharia law?
You really think that's our most pressing problem?
(and no, I didn't junk you)
It looks more and more likely that stocks and oil will follow the charts (made on February 6th, 2011) they should in this time after a sharp shock to the system during sept 2008-March 2009:
Oil just moves up , punctuated by supply disruption events ( instability in oil producing countries, flight to safety to USD despite the QE2) and continues to move up in 2012, 2013, and beyond ( i have not charted 2014, but is still up, above 200 USD/bbl)
Stock have started their move down in a typical pattern (seen also in Japan after 1990 crash) after exponential recovery of a system as whole from the shock, when it still acted in concert. Now de -cooperation will ensure linearity and synchronization in global actions is BROKEN, hence system become nonlinear and responses start to diverge in time. If globalization and synchronization was the cause of the boom, and bust, than deccooperation and desynchronization, conflict, war, will be its natural cure. Stocks will stay <8000 in 2012 and 2013, and most of 2014, which I have not charted, but when the first pickup will start, most likely related to some war event ( Iran?).
These graphs of DJIA mean a recession of level minus 2-4% in the USA starting from Q1 2012.
Suprisingly, USD will remain strong enough to drive the nominal stock values down, at least in 2011-2014. Why? Flight to safety plus sale of military power in USD ( not weapons, but military power, presence to regimes/countries that will neeed it during their coming instability)
Here is how USD is getting stabilized by Saudis in exchange for?
Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil exporter, raised official selling prices for all crude grades for customers in Asia and Northwest Europe for April shipments and cut prices for customers in the U.S.
Saudi Arabia’s state-owned producer increased the formula prices for Arab Extra Light, Light and Medium crudes to Asia by 65 cents a barrel, a person familiar with the pricing decision said today. Arab Light to Asia will sell at the highest since July 2008 at $1.95 a barrel above the average of the Oman and Dubai grades, the two Gulf benchmarks used by traders.
Six officials at refineries in Asia polled by Bloomberg said they expected a price increase reflecting gains in fuel processing profits. The difference between gasoil and fuel oil prices, the so-called black-white spread, rose to the widest since 2008, suggesting refiners with the ability to break fuel oil into higher value oil products are earning more.
Arab Super Light to Asia will increase by 25 cents a barrel, to $6.05 a barrel above the Oman and Dubai average and Extra Light will rise to a $3.95 a barrel premium.
Aramco set the price for its Extra Light crude oil for April loadings for U.S. buyers at a premium of $2.60 a barrel over the Argus Sour Crude Index, 10 cents lower than March cargoes. The price of Arab Light crude to the U.S. will be at parity with the Argus index, 30 cents a barrel lower than March.
Weekly kickstart no more?
Thanks for the charts. I can actually read them. I always enjoy the Goldies ideas. Fodder or nay.
Oh me too Yen. I love Goldman's research. I can't tell you how much money I've made listening to everything they say. It's just one good trade after another thanks to Goldman. They work so hard for US and it's free advice! They are so honest. I bet they would never package crap MBS and sell them to a client. No way! Then bet against the MBS they just sold ? Not Goldman. They would never do that. I can't wait for Abby J Cohen to be back on cnbs with her market timing. She loves us Yen.
Where is the search function in ZH?
well, we shure as shit ain't gonna tell you
holy shit LMAO you be one clever dude. I could never rig a trick like that
oh it's not that hard.
Oil will send stocks much lower, and stocks will not rebound until oil hits a temporary peak and begins falling several months from now. It's all about oil now, not QE or the extension / lack thereof.
Keyword for Monday & Tuesday.. Spike!!
2008 crash redux, and worse. It's the same pattern as the Great Depression.
It's about the oil.
Large S&P correction? Does that mean back to 666 ?
the 66 fibi
Il Oglio will rise, first correction will not occur until the 120-150 area! Buy it now, short it later, the buy it back and stay in it, it's your frikin' insurance policy!
Hey my friend. I keep notes. Your dxy call @ the .60 level was well done! Credit is due to people that pay attention, and smart people. Like yourself! I will take your ideas into account in the future.
Who knows. Stay flexible.
Are you putting rubber bands around the Monday delivery of the(Wall Street Journal)? LMAO! ON the hill by my house.
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