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Insider Selling To Buying: 2,341 To 1

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Sorry kids, we just report the news... as ugly as they may be. After last week saw an insider selling to buying ratio of 1,411 to 1, this week the ratio has nearly doubled, hitting a ridiculous 2,341 to 1. And while Wall Street's liars and CNBC's clowns will have you throw all your money into "leading" techs like Oracle and Google, insiders in these names sold a combined $200 million in stock in the last week alone (following Oracle insider sales of $223 million in the prior week). Insiders can. not. wait. to. get. out. fast. enough. This Fed-induced rally is nothing short of a godsend for each and every corporate executive. But yes, there may be value: there was insider buying in 2 (two) companies last week: General Dynamics and Best Buy, for a whopping total of $177,064. At the same time sales were a total of $414 million: so is anyone wondering why JPMorgan is reopening its gold vault... Anyone left holding the bag on this market when the FRBNY props are taken away, will be left with the same return as all those investors who entrusted their money with Madoff. Guaranteed.

Source: Bloomberg

 


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Tue, 10/05/2010 - 14:47 | Link to Comment mule65
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They sure left a lot of dough on the table.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 14:50 | Link to Comment Tyler Durden
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Somewhat like that exponential phase in the last months of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:25 | Link to Comment tmosley
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I have the feeling that the return under Madoff was probably quite a bit better than what we are going to see here.  At least they got some money back that still had some purchasing power.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:49 | Link to Comment Bob
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Perhaps it will depend upon where they put those dollars. 

I suspect that we may lose our affection for gold, bitchezzzz.  JPM vaults and all . . .  

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:57 | Link to Comment Yikes
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Tyler,

Do you have any history you can show us on insider trading leading up to the 2008 financial crisis?  It would help put this activity in some kind of historical context. 

Here's another thought: All these insiders are taking their capital gains this year before the increases kick in next year.  Could it be that these insiders, insiders who are very well connected to Washington, know something about the Bush tax cuts and what the Dems are planning and that we don't?

 

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 14:52 | Link to Comment snowball777
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Not nearly as much as you will have.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:17 | Link to Comment cougar_w
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They would not agree. And they are hugging the inside track on the race to the bottom. The rest of us are about a half a lap back yet and can't even hear the hoof-beats of the guys leaving the field right now.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:22 | Link to Comment mule65
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LOL -- I hear bears running!

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:44 | Link to Comment Uncle Sugar
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Uncle Ben better announce a MONSTER QE2 come November or everything is going to crash. Stocks, bonds and even PM's.

Buy the rumor. Sell the news?

 

 

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 16:43 | Link to Comment cougar_w
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Prediction: The new Congress will return in January after a bitter election and failed "holiday" [gag] season and propose the Mother of All Tax Relief Apocalypses in the first 3 days of session. It will become law in less than 30 days by a lopsided bi-partisan vote. When you see that, know that the wheels are coming of the entire country.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:29 | Link to Comment Turd Ferguson
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WOW! That is a truly astonishing figure.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 14:51 | Link to Comment mynhair
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Don't miss the LPS train.  The suit get thrown out, or what?

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 14:51 | Link to Comment stickyfingers
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Has anyone noticed the increasing number of stocks going parabolic?

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 14:59 | Link to Comment reading
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As in the whole market?  'Cause yeah I did notice and wow you really have to wonder. funny though...What does someone know at AXP...sucked wind yesterday and getting beaten like a red-headed step child today...suddenly the market cares about an analyst downgrade?

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:07 | Link to Comment Bill Lumbergh
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Aside from the market pricing in $100 earnings for the S&P, about 5 more QEs, and the collapse of the US dollar, everything seems normal to me.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:39 | Link to Comment -1Delta
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Things are normal! Go buy AAPL and AMZN and NFLX!!!!

 

The dollar is such a crowded trade...

 

All buying today are trully suckers...

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:58 | Link to Comment reading
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Well, you forgot that aapl has to announce earnings of just over $one gazillion plus intro the new iAmsostupidiamspendingallmymoneyonthisgadgetidontneedgadget plus the banks will miraculously be super fantastic with all their great REO inventory and super great mortgage programs, but other than that things seem really really normal.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:13 | Link to Comment traderjoe
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HOG up 9%. AAPL, GOOG up 3%. BIDU up 6%. Ethan Allen up 10%. 

Well played for now, Uncle Ben. In for a penny, in for a pound...

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 14:53 | Link to Comment EscapeKey
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Well, yes, but Uncle Ben bought at LEAST twice that, so overall it's strongly bullish.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 14:53 | Link to Comment Bill Lumbergh
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Cramer should run with this story...a contrarian indicator to BUY BUY BUY and become filthy rich.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 14:54 | Link to Comment themosmitsos
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The Recession is Over === Mission Accomplished

Wed, 10/06/2010 - 02:59 | Link to Comment SheHunter
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Yeah right.

Just like Bushie-boy and a few months ago the O'B-man both told us the Iraq war is over.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 14:55 | Link to Comment bigdumbnugly
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kinda reminds me of an old geezer offering some young, innocent kid whatever candy he's got on hand just to get them into his car...  pretty sickening if this is the case.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 14:57 | Link to Comment sweet ebony diamond
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Larry Ellison is bailing out of his ponzi.

He is the American Dream.

I can't wait for his book.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:13 | Link to Comment Assetman
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You can't afford his book.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 14:57 | Link to Comment SteveNYC
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Fed bailing out insiders as the HFT algos push markets higher. Capitalism you can believe in.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:14 | Link to Comment Assetman
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Capitalism you can believe in = Hope for the Elite

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:31 | Link to Comment firstdivision
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Actually this is the Fed's just pumping stocks to dump their holdings in GM and AIG and not lose as much that would cause a revolt against the Fed itself.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 14:58 | Link to Comment Bankster T Cubed
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the fed SUCKS

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 14:59 | Link to Comment tahoebumsmith
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At what point does this become illegal? Seems to be manipulation overload to me...Isn't there any lawyers out there that find HFT traders in conflict with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934? 2010 will probably go down as the most corrupt year in American history. It all started when the largest bank bonuses in history were handed out at the beginning of the year.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:06 | Link to Comment MarketTruth
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Something being illegal for inside traders and someone actually getting caught by the SEC/CFTC/etc., then prosecuted and going to jail are totally separate issues. They are 99.99999999% mutually exclusive.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 17:59 | Link to Comment minus dog
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It's not like one set of laws for one group of people, and another set for another group of people is anything new.  I guess some people are just getting a wakeup call.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:00 | Link to Comment MrTrader
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Word on the Street is Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is selling his stocks very wildly. Of course - as usual - very well informed unnamed people report...:=)))

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:01 | Link to Comment mynhair
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Sell those USTs and cover, dammit!

Just 52 more pts.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:01 | Link to Comment citationneeded
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How many of these insiders know that earnings are going to blow?

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:42 | Link to Comment -1Delta
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U r presuming earning matter...

Hey everybody, just incase you have not heard, the FED is going to do QE2 so go short the dollar bc that will make US earnings explode!!!!

Sheep are going to be slaughtered... this is all a f**** joke.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:02 | Link to Comment cossack55
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I am soooo disappointed that I do not work for one of these dynamos and got filthy rich and then sold all my stock and let the stinky, impolite and fat Joe Tall Boy (can't afford a 6 pack) pick up the tab and then be found 6 months later air dancing under a lamp post.  Oh well.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:04 | Link to Comment AccreditedEYE
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3:00PM!! Let's watch them try to pull the pig through the hoop. This is a BIG hoop. Flash Crash highs remain intact for now. Don't blow it Brian! LOL

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:06 | Link to Comment Mxriderbp
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Reed Hastings and the Netflix posse have been selling off shares at a rapid pace as well. I received two emails of SEC alerts of insider transactions yesterday alone. Haha.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:06 | Link to Comment t0mmyBerg
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I have been seeing this same thing over the last several weeks in a somewhat broader set of issues in an email I get called Insider Summary Update by J3SG.  Massive Insider sells compared to buys, most noticably in terms of dollars but also in terms of number of transactions.  And yet the market screams higher.  So I guess all of these insiders are just wrong. Cough Cough...

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 16:00 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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The formula seems simple- Pump $5 billion into stocks daily to buy insider shares being dumped, US taxpayer gets the bill. Biggest in your face total transfer of wealth in history.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:07 | Link to Comment RobotTrader
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Wall St. PigMen who are long stocks are getting richer by the minute.

Low grade hedge funds who are short and fighting the tape are getting blowtorched.

 

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:09 | Link to Comment Hephasteus
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Psst. Over here.

You want to buy some oracle stock. Primo quality. The real deal. Just look at the certificates.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:46 | Link to Comment -1Delta
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Psssst.. NASDAQ net spec as %OI is 2nd largest ever- anybody want some AMZN, AAPL?

Pssst, the NASDAQ is as full retard as the dollar right now...

 

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 20:50 | Link to Comment kathy.chamberli...
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you changed your avatar. am traveling and didn't bring along my mag glass. what are you?

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:27 | Link to Comment truont
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I foresee a big whipsaw coming our way...

First you get screwed fighting the tape...

Then you get screwed when you capitulate and join the party long...

I read this in the book, "How to get the middle class to transfer their wealth to its rightful owners".

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:48 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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Getting richer in rapidly declining FRN's! Wow how is that workin out for them!

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 21:55 | Link to Comment Minion
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There are two types of pig men:  professional price chasers (like you), and professional market makers.  One chases price, the other buys weakness and sell strength.  One is the prey of the other.  Price chasers get thrown off the horse when it whipsaws, market makers simply provide liquidity and pile up the (small, consistent) profits.  As much as I admire your ability to point out market moves after they happen, I detect a whiff of cynicism, as if the conditions made you into  what you have become. 

It is caused by that gnawing feeling at your conscience..... you provide no service to the market ("price discovery" isn't really necessary in this environment).  Market makers provide a service (witness the meltdown when the bot is asleep).

 

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:10 | Link to Comment system failure
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MADNESS IS AT AN EXTREME!!!

Insiders are telling us to buy cuz there will be blood in the street soon enough huh. That explains why we have POMO days to buy off the dumb insiders. Insiders are laughing at the FED POMO days to offload. WHICH IS IT? lol

DESPARATION OF THE FED IS AT AN EXTREME!!!

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:13 | Link to Comment cougar_w
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Rotten spoilers. We want to see a ZERO print on inside buyers one of these days. Come on insiders, play along here. Make a ZeroHedgy happy.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:15 | Link to Comment HarryWanger
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I think it's rather meaningless other than people inside saw their options/performance shares, etc. getting hammered so they'll sell on any big upticks. Wouldn't you? 

Insider selling never correlates with rising markets. It has nothing to do with "inside information" and everything to do with psychology. You don't sell when the market's going down, you sell when it's going up. And what has it been doing alot of recently? Going up. Therefore more selling.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 18:54 | Link to Comment UninterestedObserver
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I bet you don't have any evidence to back that up

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:15 | Link to Comment Sausagemaker
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Can anyone tell me why GOOG is on the sell list in two places?

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:22 | Link to Comment hedgeless_horseman
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The top one is a pay-per-click listing, the bottom is an organic result.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 16:32 | Link to Comment cougar_w
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Different insiders, would be my guess.

Don't listen to Hedgeless; I heard he sold all his GOOG back at $24/s and is still looking for a high enough bridge :)

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:16 | Link to Comment Phat Stax
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Woe to the Elliot Wave folks who are busily re-lettering all of their charts.  As usual.  "The market wants to go up."  (furiously re-letter & re-number)  "Here is what they waves REALLY look like."

I feel for them - I really do.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:33 | Link to Comment Minion
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We've already started wave C down if you price this in real money.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:47 | Link to Comment -1Delta
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Not all EW folks listen to Pretcher... and my count says 5 is btwn 1155 and 1160 on the futures.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:49 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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Yes 'the market wants to go up' when Ben is throwing $5 billion at it daily.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 16:36 | Link to Comment cougar_w
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The other day I saw BB huffing and puffing dragging a wired up bale of Benjamins down the middle of Wall on his daily way down to the Exchange to hand them out. Damn and he's an old guy, you'd think some young Jack would jump in there and give him a hand. I woulda myself 'cept I was with a woman-not-my-wife and you know how that is. 

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 20:54 | Link to Comment kathy.chamberli...
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cheetah†

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:17 | Link to Comment system failure
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Everybody is short except for the FED. Somebody needs to tell them to come out from behind the eight ball now.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:17 | Link to Comment HarryWanger
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Next stop SPX is 1175 area. I've been thinking all summer that would be the top. Good jobs report (or bad one for that matter) could take us there.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:23 | Link to Comment AccreditedEYE
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Don't count yer chickens before they're hatched Wanger.. Flash Crash Highs: S&P-1167.58 Nasdaq-2407.79

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:27 | Link to Comment HarryWanger
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Highs after flash crash were right about 1175 area. Again, supporting my thesis for a technical pull back at that time.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:33 | Link to Comment AccreditedEYE
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I don't think we make it that high. we'll see.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:18 | Link to Comment dryam
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My precious metals portfolio is 2/3's physical & 1/3 in gold/sliver mining stocks.  Any thoughts on this allocation?  Should I go more physical?

-Thanks

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:31 | Link to Comment Turd Ferguson
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As long as your physical isn't one of the bogus ETFs...

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:52 | Link to Comment dryam
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My physical is 50% in my possession & 50% in the Perth Mint.  Redundancy is a good thing.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 17:01 | Link to Comment avonaltendorf
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For those of you who have access to the Perth Mint, it is unequalled in retail trading and unallocated account service. Can't praise them enough. A+

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 19:55 | Link to Comment Hephasteus
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Haha. Unallocated is robbery. Or soon will be.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:39 | Link to Comment cossack55
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If they nationalize your Phys, they have to come and get it.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:20 | Link to Comment No Mas
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Anyone left holding the bag on this market when the FRBNY props are taken away....

The props are in place and for now, that is all that there is to know.

Make hay while the sun is shining as my granddad used to tell me.

I am making hay in this market and I must say a heartfelt thank you to Tyler and of course the Federal Reserve.

Thanks to the both of you.  Tyler, for exposing the fraud and Ponzi and Mr. Chairman for executing it so well.

By the way, 

"No one gives a damn about the unemployed!"

Look at what this market thinks of 10% (or even 16%) UE.  Amazing isn't it?

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:22 | Link to Comment HarryWanger
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Remember, the CNBC reply to that is "90% of the people are employed". Can't tell you how many times I've read or heard some moron utter that.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:21 | Link to Comment TraderTimm
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Getting blasted by the FED flamethrower for sure today. I guess that is why they call it 'heat'. Line up for tomorrow and see what pins they knock down, I guess. Still hanging in there.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 16:31 | Link to Comment Minion
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Behold, the Bernanke Put.  During the decade of the Greenspan Put, stocks went up and down with no long term gain.  The past 10 years look like a giant head and shoulders pattern.  The past 4 months look like a giant flag continuation. 

 

If they're bringing this much horsepower to the race and can't even get back to the old highs, a little wheel spin may be the cause......

 

"If you don't hook, you can't cook" - redneck drag racing farmer I used to work for.  :D

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:21 | Link to Comment system failure
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Seriously, when does this stupidity end??? I am in total disarray as to how this shit keeps unfolding each day. They are making it hard to try and decide when to short this shit...

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:24 | Link to Comment HarryWanger
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I'm starting short at 1175. Seems to be the next stop. Good jobs report = "economy is improving". Bad jobs report = "QE2 is certain now." So don't get trigger happy until 1175 area in my book.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:47 | Link to Comment firstdivision
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The day to get short is the day before the GM IPO.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 18:58 | Link to Comment UninterestedObserver
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I am picking the day AAPL passes Exxon in market cap which at this rate should be Friday...

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 16:15 | Link to Comment Vampyroteuthis ...
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system, I believe that is the point the Fed is getting across to the markets. No more shorts in this rigged house. This is fine and dandy until everyone is long and no bids appear. It is utter BS!

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 16:37 | Link to Comment Minion
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They banned short selling (temporarily) in the recent past, right before the melt down of 2008.  This is very dangerous because the market will win.  Short sellers are required to buy to get paid - when everyone is on the floor in a fetal position, the shorts will be covering, putting in a floor.  Remove this and it's the same as putting the market on meth - it will feel fine as it rots away with diminishing volume and insider boycott.  The fact that even the public is jumping ship is amazing.  It would be a contrary indicator if the macro and fundamental numbers weren't all out of whack.

 

The market will win, but we must wait for it to look down and realize it has no shorts.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:21 | Link to Comment mynhair
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Why is LDK lagging?  Is Leo broke?

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:24 | Link to Comment mynhair
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Not seeing many large blocks (>3,000 size) passing.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:24 | Link to Comment unum mountaineer
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It's 4 qtr...jordan (mJ23) time...just a matter of half full or half empty glass and what side you take.

is it me or is the pace onto where ever the fuck this monster monster is going picking up?

for the record, imho this bitch's fate was sealed back in April-May '10. muthafuckers knew..if you are in U.S.A, most just stuck their heads in the sand ostrich like..refusing to look..it's a proven managment approach ya know...

...results are to be revised upward though..so, you know..

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:26 | Link to Comment TradingJoe
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Only One Solution to This Debacle is Long VXX and WAIT IT OUT! Won't be much longer now!

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:30 | Link to Comment mynhair
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Funny how the highs are being set on 100 share trades, eh?

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:36 | Link to Comment AccreditedEYE
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+1  the computers are scared of the price point where they failed their masters.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 16:42 | Link to Comment Minion
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It seems the bots have a plan:  ramp intraday when the volume is super light, then dump at the close to recover the capital outlay.  The net price movement ends up being positive.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:31 | Link to Comment hambone
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Fed is ensuring shorts and longs will both be destroyed.  There will be no winner from this game. 

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:32 | Link to Comment bronzie
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gold and silver, bitchez!!!

stocks are for suckers!!!

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:34 | Link to Comment mynhair
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Well, no TZA @ 24 today, looks like.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:40 | Link to Comment hambone
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Seriously, Japanese Yen is getting pounded...their implosion can't be good for anybody, can it?  Their exporters profits are being ransacked.  How long til Japan does something a bit more desperate than QE?

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 16:13 | Link to Comment surfsup
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You mean their currency is being un pounded or more valued!  Strange times when its bad news that a nation's currency goes stratospheric in value!  

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:45 | Link to Comment papaswamp
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Excuse the religious implications...but I think this get the ..."Jesus!"

Wonder what they are buying with it?...cough...gold/silver..cough!

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:48 | Link to Comment Goldenballs
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Those sales are not enough,the Fed has not made things bad enough.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:51 | Link to Comment RheologyMan
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Total "Retard" Zone....induced conflagration coming soon.....Amazing the speed at which this is going to unfold. Zerohedge has been the only source of "Truth"....keep it going. Survival will soon be acheived by Honest recognition of reality....not by the MEDIA pukes who still do not get IT!

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 15:54 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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The media is paid to not get it, with the threat that if they ever do get it their primo salary for their BS jobs will suddenly vanish.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 16:10 | Link to Comment surfsup
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L.M.A.O.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 16:14 | Link to Comment bullmarket
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Anyone know why Barrons seems to consistently report a different insider transaction number other than the obvious?

http://online.barrons.com/public/page/9_0210-instrans.html

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 17:02 | Link to Comment gwar5
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That's incredible who's buying? Just the Fed?

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 17:02 | Link to Comment Stuck on Zero
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One thig I learned as an insider with a publicly traded company is that I was as ignorant about our own stock as the man on the street.  Many times we issued press reports I thought would drive the price down and it went up.  Other times we issued great reports and the price fell.  Corporate insiders can be fools and are more easily herded  than private investors.  They all read Forbes and WSJ "news for fools" journals.  I never sold a dime of stock until long after I left because I felt it was the moral thing to do.  Insiders selling stock is tantamount to rats abandoning a ship.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 17:12 | Link to Comment HedgeFun
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IMPORTANT POINT.  Anyone notice that nearly all insider sales were for consumer based products, or producers of commercial products (including technology) that can be defered purchases?  See many insider sales from oil or commodity companies?  Me thinks insiders are selling in order to store wealth in better inflation hedges (such as gold!).

 

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 17:22 | Link to Comment theprofromdover
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Look, the money is ALL going out the back door.

(Old military tactic, pull out while appearing to be reinforcing the front line)

Why do you think Gold, Silver, key commodities are now growing at greater than 30% yoy

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 18:50 | Link to Comment hettygreen
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How long can this go on? I mean how much stock do these "insiders," whoever they are, have to unload? And who exactly is soaking it all up??

The time to panic is when this selling stops.

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 21:52 | Link to Comment Golden Tallywacker
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Come on people...just hedge the downside(preferably with metals and food) and take each day as it comes.  You need to step up, instead of whining and complaining.  Address the relevant issues, the ones that you indeed can control and let the chips fall where they may.  Tyler is gracious enough to give you the educational materials...you have a choice to make...either succeed or fail.   

Tue, 10/05/2010 - 22:06 | Link to Comment Minion
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Some of us just want to eat the snakes. 

Wed, 10/06/2010 - 01:04 | Link to Comment Windemup
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Can't we just leave all this trading to the computers and go play outside?

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Wed, 02/23/2011 - 01:06 | Link to Comment shawnlee
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Look, the money is ALL going out the back door.

(Old military tactic, pull out while appearing to be reinforcing the front line)

Why do you think Gold, Silver, key commodities are now growing at greater than 30% yoy,
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Wed, 04/20/2011 - 05:07 | Link to Comment shawnlee
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Mon, 04/25/2011 - 07:01 | Link to Comment george22
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Laws do not apply to the elite or the rulers. Whether it be Tedd Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne or Congress passing a tax law they call health care and then not having to abide by it - ever. i agree,Laws do not apply to the elite or the rulers. Whether it be Tedd Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne or Congress passing a tax law they call health care and then not having to abide by it - ever. i agree,AC Compressor

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Sun, 05/22/2011 - 23:45 | Link to Comment kummar
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I am new here so I don't know if anyone has ever suggested that: we try the FED for their crimes, take their stuff "asset forfiture due to fraud" and dismiss their claims of our indebtedness. After all, they have stolen, are guilty and have made bogus claims that we owe them. It works for me. Screw the FED/NWO punk-ass demon

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Mon, 05/30/2011 - 05:15 | Link to Comment kummar
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Mon, 05/30/2011 - 05:14 | Link to Comment kummar
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Mon, 05/30/2011 - 05:20 | Link to Comment kummar
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Tue, 06/14/2011 - 03:00 | Link to Comment kummar
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Tue, 07/12/2011 - 00:27 | Link to Comment newdeals2
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