Contributing Editors' Blog Entries

George Washington's picture

Did Facebook Executives Privately Tell Institutional Investors to Lower Their Estimates on the IPO?

FINRA goldman sachs Goldman Sachs Google Institutional Investors Morgan Stanley Reuters Did Facebook Feed Inside Information to the Big Boys … While Leaving the Individual Investor In the Dark?


George Washington's picture

Will China Make the Yuan a Gold-Backed Currency?

China France Italy Newspaper Renminbi Reserve Currency Swiss Franc World Bank Yuan If China Backs Its Currency with Gold, It Could Have Profound Effects for Investors … and Consumers


williambanzai7's picture

THeRe'S No WaY LiKe THe BaiN WaY!

Bain If anyone ever asks WTF is Visual Combat, show them this...


Reggie Middleton's picture

Why Shouldn't Practitioners Of Muppetology Get Swallowed In A Facebook IPO Class Action Suit?

Apple Commercial Real Estate CRE CRE Front Running goldman sachs Goldman Sachs Market Share Morgan Stanley Real estate Reality Reggie Middleton Reuters They call their clients muppets, they lose their clients massive amounts of money, they get preferential government treatment and get paid billions in bonuses at the same time they accept trillions in bailout aid. Exactly why not a class actiion FB suit again?


Phoenix Capital Research's picture

The EU Political Game of Growth Vs Austerity is Akin to Polishing the Brass on the Titanic

Cato Institute default Demographics ETC Fail France Obama Administration Sovereigns The “austerity” and “growth” to which EU leaders refer are simply two sides of the same coin: that of assuming that massive problems can be dealt with superficially. It’s akin to polishing the brass on the Titanic as it sinks: in the short term, you’re making a small difference, but in the big picture, you’re ignoring the very real, enormous problem you need to tackle.  


George Washington's picture

Must See Film: Michael Moore Meets Hunter S. Thompson

Chris Whalen Dylan Ratigan Illinois Karl Denninger Michael Moore Moral Hazard ZH Regular William Banzai Had a Hand in Making the Film ... and ZH Regular Chris Whalen Gave An Amazing Interview


williambanzai7's picture

JuNCKeRNoMiCS: NIGERIAN SCAM?

Fail Greece "You CAN make this shit up."--Jean Claude Juncker


Phoenix Capital Research's picture

Neither the Fed Nor the ECB Can Stop What's Coming

Bond Central Banks Credit Default Swaps default ETC European Central Bank Federal Reserve Foreign Interest France Germany Greece LTRO Monetization New Debt Issuance recovery Unemployment   The two biggest market props of the last two years: the Fed and the ECB have found their hands tied. What will follow will make 2008 look like a joke. On that note, if you have not taken steps to prepare for the end of the EU (and its impact on the US and global banking system), you NEED TO DO SO NOW!  


George Washington's picture

Bipartisan Congressional Bill Would Authorize the Use of Propaganda On Americans Living Inside America

Afghanistan Bank of America Bank of America DARPA Fail Florida Germany Iraq Israel New York Times Newspaper recovery Too Big To Fail Twitter Twitter White House Because Banning Propaganda “Ties the Hands of America’s Diplomatic Officials, Military, and Others by Inhibiting Our Ability to Effectively Communicate In a Credible Way”


williambanzai7's picture

JaMie'S GoT a GuN...

Jamie's got a gun; His whole world's come undone; From lookin' straight at the tradin' sun...


Reggie Middleton's picture

Shorting Federal Facebook Notes Are Not Allowed Today

Peter Schiff This utter disappointment and gutting of the muppets is exactly what our research has anticipated. From a strictly fundamental perspective, Facebook shouldn’t see its IPO price anywhere within the foreseeable future!


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