The Sheer Idiocy Of The Markets In One Chart

Tyler Durden's picture

Twitter (TWTR), Tweeter (TWTRQ), what's the difference. Just buy, buy, buy.



You just have to f##king laugh!!!


... one hour later the magic is gone and the idiot algos have left the collocated server.

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Spastica Rex's picture

Trademark infringement, if you ask me.

hedgeless_horseman's picture



Graham and Dodd Fundamental Analysis FTMFW.

hedgeless_horseman's picture



If these guys were awake, and sold, then they just made a fortune...legally.

Samuel Bloomberg     Chairman of the Board
Joseph McGuire          President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Gregory W Hunt         Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
William Morrison        Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Patrick Reynolds         Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
Bob Staples               Senior Vice President of Sales and Installation Services
Philo T. Pappas          Senior Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer
John Esposito            Director
Steven S Fischman     Director
Karen Kaplan             Director

hedgeless_horseman's picture



It looks like 33,000% in one year.

synergize's picture

This is obviously fundamentals-based and its just efficient markets at work...



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Stuart's picture

Don't know if to laugh or be angry that so many people could be that phucking stupid... they have no business anywhere near anything remotely resembling money. That so many are so phucking stupid explains so much, everywhere, all the time.

hedgeless_horseman's picture



...they have no business anywhere near anything remotely resembling money.

I smell CalPERS portfolio managers.

HoofHearted's picture

Doesn't everyone know what that big fuQQing Q at the end of a ticker symbol means????

AlaricBalth's picture

Most recent SEC filing was in May 2008

"As previously reported to the Commission, on June 11, 2007, TWTR, Inc. (the "Company") and each of its subsidiaries filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code (the "Code"). The filings were made in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware in Wilmington, Delaware (the "Court"). On July 13, 2007, the Court entered an order approving the sale of substantially all of the assets of the Company and its subsidiaries to Tweeter Newco LLC and/or its assignees."

hedgeless_horseman's picture





Look closely before you hit the bid. 

Things are not always what they seem.*


*This is for all of our comrades at the SEC that like this sort of thing.

PT's picture

Ummm, does this mean its a good time to IPO my company ... called Twatter ?

It'll give you the "twats" ... 

PT's picture

Are "Twetter" and "Twutter" taken?  Stuff it, I'm feeling generous today.  Someone else can have those names.

NotApplicable's picture

Are you trying to get people fired?

Placing porn links without warnings is bad form.

Luckily I check the URL before I click anything any more.

StandardDeviant's picture

Surely we all learned that back in the days of!

Kids nowadays...

James_Cole's picture

So, unemployed people are down-voting NotApplicable? 

NSFW is a common courtesy.  

css1971's picture

You can blame Rospa.

I do.

donsluck's picture

Are you stupid or just stoned? The government does not print our money, a cabal of private banks "prints" the money (most of it is digital) and loans it out. All currency is debt. The Constitution allowed ONLY COINS OF PURE METAL and had strict (death) penalties for dilution. No paper money at all. Blame the Supreme Court that allowed this to happen.

Herd Redirection Committee's picture

The WHOLE system was compromised and co-opted.  The lawmakers, the law enforcement, the lawyers, the judges,  the bankers (now banksters), the education system (at what age do they teach you about money and interest, if ever?)

But also...  The media.  Bought and paid for, all of them. 

Liquid Courage's picture

"We have placed in our government the ability to control the money supply and dish out new money to whomever they please (usually their cronies and the banks)..."

Yeah, synergize is missing an important point that also eluded me for a while. When Austrian school authors would state the general case that inflation favors those who receive the new money first, it took me a while to recognize that in the special case of the US Fiat system as it was set up on Jekyll Island (so to speak) it's -- not usually, as synergize put it -- but necessarily the banks that are first in line for the new "money" and therefore are the ones who benefit from inflation.

As for the cronies, their cut takes a much more circuitous route involving graft, kickbacks, laundering, bagmen and all that nefarious stuff.

kralizec's picture

Tell me more about these markets...

mspgrandi's picture

Its an OTC stock, i doubt the company even exist, although somebody is really cashing in on this... up 1400% at the moment

Buckaroo Banzai's picture

Oh, the company exists. There are a few pump-and-dump boiler rooms out there who are making some nice bank right now.

philosophers bone's picture

P / E Ratio = Possible Existence ratio. 

> 0 = Buy.

NoDebt's picture

I just wanted to jump in and say this article probably ranks as one of my top 5 favorite articles ever on ZH for the sheer stupidity it exposes.

These are the great "market rigging geniuses" we're so worried about?  

Next IPO I hear about in the MSM I'm going to check for ANY similar tickers and put some lunch money into them.

fonzannoon's picture

in 2000 I had an old guy come into my job and tell me he wanted to buy as much Yoohoo stock as possible. I asked him several times if he was sure. He looked at me like I was an idiot. Finally he said "how old are you, 22? How could you not have heard of yoohoo, everyone your age has!". I told him I used to drink it when I was 5, and had no idea if it was even publicly traded. We wet back and forth with this mess of a conversation for about 10 minutes until I realized he was talking about Yahoo. So this sort of stuff has been around forever, and usually is not a good sign. But the Bernak is on the job now.

gmrpeabody's picture

"We wet back and forth with this mess of a conversation for about 10 minutes"

I haven't been in debate classes for some time, I can see there are new tactics being tried.

NoDebt's picture

Until I got to "I used to drink it when I was 5" my eyes read "Yoohoo" as "Yahoo" in your post.  Mind tricks still work even when you're expecting them, I guess.

0b1knob's picture

I can remember there was a trucking company called Internet Transport which traded at an absurd level for many years because people believed it ran the internet.   It eventually went bankrupt.

Diogenes's picture

Nothing new. 50 years ago or more it was a standing joke in the stock market that Seaboard Air Line went up and down with TWA, Boeing and the other aviation stocks.

Seaboard Air Line was a railroad.

Herd Redirection Committee's picture

They would only have made like $800k between all of them.

Somehow I get the feeling they won't see the stock price until it is back where it started.

Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty.'s picture

Gold or Federal Reserve Notes...




No one pays attention to the unit of account, it's all about market sentiment for the world wide ponzi

TruthInSunshine's picture

The company I founded, tearjerker (symbol TRJRK), IPO's on Monday.

TRJRK is a real time communication service that allows anyone, even government employees, the ability to convey their tales of devastating woe, inflicted by the government "shutdown," over the internet in 141 characters or less.

onelight's picture

Folks this is the "twerking" version of TWTR, ie. Twitter's evil but entertaining twin...grinding out the (s)Mylie

Spastica Rex's picture

Dude - is India still around? I haven't seen it mentioned on CNN's front page in forever!


Oh regional Indian's picture

It is , it is. Truth is, India makes it to any news only when shit happens here or gold does crazy things.






That is the state of 1/6th of world population.



Bendromeda Strain's picture

You really ought to use a different metaphor than "when shit happens"...

akak's picture

Oh the citizenism!

AnAnonymous, eat your heart out.

Herd Redirection Committee's picture

Bodies in the Ganges...  I think I have had my fill... For a lifetime!

tip e. canoe's picture

i see your temple shit and raise you one pile of train station baby do

akak's picture

That is just pure fucking animalistic behavior, NOTHING that any human can or should ever be doing.

Hell, even my dog knows where to properly shit and piss.

TheFourthStooge-ing's picture

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Chinese citizenism citizens knew of the finity of the world's roadsides. They knew it would come with consequences. But quick reliefs by public excretions were there so...