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Wed, 04/04/2012 - 17:41 | 2317693 steelhead23
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Reggie, you've grossly misinterpretted GS's business plan.  Those who invest with Goldman are NOT customers, they are sophisticated investors, counterparties, or whatever.  What they are not is customers.  It is true that Goldman may use the word 'customer' in its solicitations, but really, that's just for show.  Customers have an expectation that those they hire would not attempt to screw them.  I suspect many Goldman customers counterparties took it in the shorts (yeah, pun intended) in such frothy games as the Magnetar scrambler.

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 11:21 | 2316466 dirtbagger
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Many businesses, including foreign, go to GS to gain political capital, not investment advice.   A major account at GS has immediate access to the most powerful members of congress and to the President's cabinet members.  

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 11:04 | 2316410 Jim in MN
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http://blog.sfgate.com/techchron/2012/04/03/how-california-cops-get-phon...

 

Speaking of brand names, here is the dirt on how some of those brand names hand over your iPhart and GoogJunk details and bypass your passwords and create clones of your devices for the cops to play with.  No warrants.  No reason.  Just for the hell of it.

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 11:27 | 2316501 tamboo
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why bother with court orders when you can just spend $244,000 of free taxpayer cash to purchase all the hardware

to tap any cell phone out there?

 

ACLU Finds U.S. Police Departments Using Cell Phone ...
Wed, 04/04/2012 - 09:53 | 2316134 Jim in MN
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I hope Reggie is enjoying being a brand name.  Go get 'em tiger.

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 09:09 | 2315960 shovelhead
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Well you have to admit Reggie can get more milage out of Zulu Squid Hunter than Viking Krakken Hunter.

Then add the fact that it makes the BSNBC watchers squirm in their PC undies and they can't drag out the shopworn Raaacist battlecry.

Priceless.

No reason squid hunting can't be fun. Go get em Reggie.

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 08:19 | 2315832 Widowmaker
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Goldfuck sacklickers is an epic short, but they are colluding with the Federal fraud syndicate fucking americas youth. They are a GSE for fraud racketeering.

Why anyone does business with them is very telling.

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 08:31 | 2315869 AldousHuxley
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Clinton had his winnie sucked by an ugly fat Jew and then his ugly daughter married a Goldman Sachs bankster Jew.

 

 

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 16:31 | 2317512 Anton LaVey
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And you are just a racist PoS.

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 11:08 | 2316425 tamboo
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this dude says killary changed her name from rodsky to rodham:

 

Amazon.com: The Black Widow's Bite: Barbarians Inside The Gates ...

 

chelsea looks like a yid imho.

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 09:05 | 2315945 zuuma
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So everything's gone according to plan, then, right?

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 08:07 | 2315804 Its_the_economy...
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Sometimes "ya gotta wake 'em up!"

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 08:05 | 2315800 Zero Govt
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I can only read 3 sentances from this article and already it looks awesome Reggie

..will catch-up with the Vids later for the full 'Reggie on the Rampage' show

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 06:42 | 2315673 Ghordius
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keep up the squid hunt, Zulu Warrior ;-)

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 07:25 | 2315715 CTG_Sweden
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Ghordius:

 

"keep up the squid hunt, Zulu Warrior ;-)"

 

 

 

My comments:

 

I suspect that the photos Middleton previously posted here on Zerohedge where he was wearing some kind of Zulu Warrior outfit weakened rather than strengthened his brand. Perhaps that made him more interesting as a TV pundit but in other respects I would rather think that this weakened his own brand somewhat. I also think that he has realized that now. Last time I saw the Zulu outfit here on Zerohedge was a few months ago.

 

I think that Middleton would benefit more from using his African roots as the head of a mutual fund or a private equity firm that focused on Africa.

 

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 08:33 | 2315874 Cast Iron Skillet
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Reggie seems to be pretty much right on. His tendency to self-aggrandizement irritates me sometimes, but that doesn't make him less accurate.

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 10:33 | 2316276 Common_Cents22
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Reggie is the Rush Limbaugh of the financial world!   He needs not the golden mic but a Platinum or diamond mic.

 

If Reggie keeps up the attack on GS, he might want a food tester soon. haha   And stay away from hot tubs!

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 07:37 | 2315736 Cocomaan
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Reggie seems to like what he's doing, and his brand isn't doing bad. I wouldn't change anything.

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 07:57 | 2315785 CTG_Sweden
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Cocomaan:

"Reggie seems to like what he's doing, and his brand isn't doing bad. I wouldn't change anything."

 

My comments:

I think that he has a better brand than me. :D

I didn´t say that he should start up a private equity firm or a mutual fund that would focus on Africa. But from an image point of view that is probably a better idea than wearing the Zulu Warrior outfit.

Wed, 04/04/2012 - 10:41 | 2316305 Cocomaan
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I see what you mean, but image is for the Kardashians, or isn't, as the case may be haha

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