Weekly Bull/Bear Recap: July 11-15, 2011

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Fri, 07/15/2011 - 17:02 | 1460926 FunkyMonkeyBoy
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I stopped reading when i saw the word "transitory".

This never-ending bullsh*t makes me sick.

See it for what it is. This is a totalitarian regime. The 'markets' are acting currently exactly how they'd act under a fascist government. They are not markets in any way, shape or form. They are a propaganda tool.

The U.S. government are the biggest evil on the planet today.

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 17:16 | 1460966 knukles
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Well, not all bullshit is permanent. 

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 17:47 | 1461032 Vic Vinegar
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With these repetitive posts you almost seem like a real robot at this point man...you can't stay sick forever by this bullshit.

If this is a totalitarian regime, then all you can do is look for Ukranian escorts...or at least a lower grade of escort :-)

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 17:54 | 1461046 FunkyMonkeyBoy
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Spoken like a true U.S. citizen.

The U.S. government is the most evil entity on the planet at present, followed by the U.S. citizenry who have allowed it to exist and flourish.

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 18:03 | 1461070 Vic Vinegar
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Not only that, but a U.S. citizen who enjoys watching "Big Brother".  Man, I love that they brought back Jeff & Jordan along with Brachel this year.  Something tells me Evil Dick is going to be back before the year is out...

Before I leave on this beautiful Friday, here is a quote for you dude.  Do with it what you will:

The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life.

Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, the education, the money, than circumstances, than failure, than successes, than what other people think or say or do.

It is more important than appearance, giftedness or skill. It will make or break a company... a church... a home.

The remarkable thing is we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. We cannot change our past... we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable.

The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. And so it is with you... we are in charge of our Attitudes.

~ Chuck Swindoll

 

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 18:17 | 1461087 FunkyMonkeyBoy
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Yeah, that's the solution to living under pure evil... listen to a man of religion.

Listen, if there was a god and he was good, would they let such an obvious evil like the U.S. exist a day long than it need to? Any god that let's this cancerous country do what it does in this world daily, kill, maim, monetary enslavement, lie, steal, etc on a scale never seen before in history is not a god i want to know, and the opinions of his foot soldiers i have no time for, purely on a credibility level.

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 18:30 | 1461107 Jack Napier
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A couple things. First off, the US gov has been hijacked by central bankers, specifically the Rothschilds through the use of the Basel BIS, the Federal Reserve, and illuministic corporations such as JP Morgan and Citibank. The government is not evil. It is weapon being wielded.

Second, if God were to interfere with any person's free will to prevent evil, it would need to be done unilaterally, and there would be no such thing as good and evil, love and hate, or freedom of choice. We would all be robots incapable of being individuals.

Sat, 07/16/2011 - 09:14 | 1461920 Are you kidding
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Second, if God were to interfere with any person's free will to prevent evil, it would need to be done unilaterally, and there would be no such thing as good and evil, love and hate, or freedom of choice. We would all be robots incapable of being individuals.

 

WTF man...you're ALREADY a robot...blindly following "God's rules".

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 19:25 | 1461193 JW n FL
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWfDm_bqwUU

 

Did Positive Thinking Wreck the Economy? - Barbara Ehrenreich

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 20:11 | 1461283 Village Idiot
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Shout out to JW and the rest of you old timers.  Pinot Noir and pals...and a nice roast of beast.

Sat, 07/16/2011 - 00:43 | 1461686 Elliott Eldrich
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Winner, "Unfortunate Metaphor of the Week." - "Slowly but surely, housing is healing and the market is smelling the bottom for this all-important sector."

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 17:38 | 1461008 RobotTrader
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Bears have tried repeatedly to bust under 1300 over and over again to no avail.

With the absolute worst news flow I've seen since early 2009, and they still can't close the deal.

They need to slam it next week, otherwise its going to be a long summer for the bears and a killer summer for the PigMen at The Hamptons the rest of the year.

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 19:43 | 1461232 Mitchman
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Well said!

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 17:56 | 1461049 slewie the pi-rat
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the glass is 3/4 empty.  just wait till some big hairy ursa-beast w/cubs wants a nice, long, cool drink...

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 17:59 | 1461059 Zero Govt
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Let's see how long the financial community can live in LaLa Land with small business, consumers, US GDP, property, healthcare, States and the US Govt itself in absolute shit state shall we?

The countdown to collapse is ticking loudly, only delusion (unrealistic confidence) stands between S&P 1300 and S&P 900 ...so suck on that hopium a little longer as a stampede to the exits for a breath of fresh air is long overdue

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 18:41 | 1461119 cosmictrainwreck
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of course, that's what should happen..... (and might) but I'll wager 25 cnts those diabolical mofo's run that bitch to the moon Mon-Tue, at least, so they can cash out big - just a guess...

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 18:56 | 1461142 trampstamp
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It was range bound really the last few days on the futures. That's the way the option spreaders like it. They sell the shit out of puts and calls options on futures and keep it at bay during expiration week. just another day at the office. Next week we'll see where it wants to go.

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 22:16 | 1461488 ThirdCoastSurfer
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Anyone else notice that the FDIC's failed bank bill for July is now over $700 million? 

After a lot of small bank failures pushed the 2011 total to 48, July has now added 7 more, among them some big hitters like 1st Chicago at an estimated cost of $284.3 million and Colorado Capital at $283.8m. Throw in One Georgia and High Trust for $110.4m and you get a big total from a cross region mix. 

Sat, 07/16/2011 - 01:12 | 1461712 slewie the pi-rat
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hey, thanks

we've picked the low-hanging fruit?  georgia and high.  all right!

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