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Guest Post: Fear And Fear

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From Peter Tchir of TF Market Advisors

Fear and Fear

Correlations are breaking down, and each asset class seems to be trading more and more in its own little world.  Sometimes retaining old correlations and other times moving counter-intuitively.  Each of those markets now seem to be driven primarily by fear.  The markets have been split into two camps, those that are afraid of rallies and those that are afraid of sell-offs.  The breakdown of many correlations is making it harder to hedge or to balance portfolios.  It is adding the broken feeling in the market.

Normally the markets are portrayed as a battle between fear and greed, but more and more it looks like greed left town and all we have is fear.  Fears of rallies, fears of sell-offs, and fears that someone knows something that you don't, fears of jobs, fears of tap on the shoulder, fears on redemptions, fears that the summer is almost over and you didn't enjoy it, and worst of all, the fear that your starting quarterback will be injured and the team will sign Brett Favre. 

 


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Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:10 | Link to Comment Waffen
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Fear Bitchez!!

 

Did I do it right?

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:12 | Link to Comment oogs66
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with that avatar, you can do no wrong

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:17 | Link to Comment Stoploss
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I fear no booby.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:42 | Link to Comment Falcon15
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You did it right, now all we need is O'Bottom Our POSPOTUS to get on the toob and recycle a little of FDR and make a mark - other than the skids in his drawers - "All we have to fear is fear itself".

I am long on semiprecious metals - lead, steel, and brass, food, and phyzz. Bring it!

Got preps? Pray for the best, prepare for the worst.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:12 | Link to Comment moon_121
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What else is greed than fear to miss the big one? Fear rules!

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Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:12 | Link to Comment twinshot
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Scarey...

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:12 | Link to Comment molecool
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Pure mental masturbation - trading correlations has always been a bad idea. They work until they do not. For instance take the TNX - that one worked for decades and then loosened.

I am not saying there is no fear but that is always present and the thoughts conveyed in this post are meaningless.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:30 | Link to Comment Shell Game
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I think it is meaningful.  Sentiment is a significant part of the market.  When the VIX is high do you ignore it, or factor it in?

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:34 | Link to Comment MichaelG
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OT, but the correlation between this link:

Make sure to read our "How To [Read/Tip Off] Zero Hedge Without Attracting The Interest Of [Human Resources/The Treasury/Black Helicopters]" Guide

and the guide itself also seems to be borked.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:13 | Link to Comment ZeroPower
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Despite the rally, Itxx Xover still being bid at 715..lol. All is well, all is well.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:14 | Link to Comment TideFighter
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All minor worries and qualms, until you get to that Favre thing, then panic fear sets in.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:14 | Link to Comment piceridu
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Just heard a rumor that B of A 's Board just signed Favre.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:15 | Link to Comment John Law Lives
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"It is adding the broken feeling in the market."

That is an understatement.

It really is a pity that we have a Chairsatan who is punishing savers and creating conditions that urge a "risk on" mentality re. equities just to stay ahead of real inflation.  It is theft of the highest degree (imo).

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:29 | Link to Comment theMAXILOPEZpsycho
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I'm just amazed people still actually save cash. If anything this crowed deserve to get their asses handed to them even more than the equity crowed. That said, with the save save no risk mentality it can't be long before they convert their fiats into whatever PMs they can still get for them (ie over the next 2 years)

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:16 | Link to Comment GFKjunior
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Love the smell of volatility in the morning.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:16 | Link to Comment John Law Lives
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Home Prices Decline 5.9% in Second Quarter:

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Home-Prices-Decline-59-in-bloomberg-324353...

QE is a failure re. housing and employment.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:16 | Link to Comment dcb
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I made some comments of this nature yesterday on a post.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:16 | Link to Comment tawdzilla
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When stocks trade higher on bad news (because everyone expects QE to the rescue), something is terribly wrong.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:18 | Link to Comment Azannoth
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The only people left in the trading business are those who manage Other ppl money as they have 'nothing' to loose

Not even Soros wants to thouch this market and is 75% cash

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:18 | Link to Comment PulauHantu29
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"The bank delays have left homes in the delinquency process longer. U.S. homeowners facing foreclosure averaged 587 days without making a mortgage payment in June, up from 251 days in January 2008, according to Lender Processing Services Inc. (LPS), a real estate information company in Jacksonville, Florida."

 

"Financially troubled condo associations are taking banks to court as foreclosure delays enable delinquent homeowners to stay in their buildings for years, often without paying dues that keep boards running. The groups start by pressuring lenders to speed up home seizures and take over payment of the monthly fees. In extreme situations, like the Vintage East case, associations may force banks to give up rights to the property."

 

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-08-24/homeowner-associations-in-need-...

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:24 | Link to Comment CPL
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This has been happening in Florida quite a bit.  It's one thing when a couple homes are empty and condo fees for retirement camps are $100 a month.  It's another thing when 50-70% of the places are empty and condo fees are $300.  For people living on limited incomes it turns into a famine situation that only offers the option of nursing homes or a cardboard box on street corner.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:19 | Link to Comment Long-John-Silver
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I have no fear because Gold (and Silver) never go to zero.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:24 | Link to Comment raki_d
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You mean paper gold?

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:35 | Link to Comment Long-John-Silver
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Only Physical. Paper Gold is only paper.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:40 | Link to Comment V in PA
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Nice avatar! I started to reach for the screen.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:31 | Link to Comment theMAXILOPEZpsycho
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someone who bought silver in 1980 and sold in 2000 might give you reason to fear!

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:44 | Link to Comment dwdollar
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America in 1980 wasn't completely gutted economically, had a relatively low GDP/debt ratio, and still had the political will to properly fight inflation.  Does America of 2012 have that capacity?

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 13:02 | Link to Comment gmrpeabody
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Stop trying to make sense!

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:20 | Link to Comment slaughterer
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What is there to fear?  QE3 is coming!   

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:30 | Link to Comment kito
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no need for qe3 now that Hurricane "Fiscal Stimulus" is heading up the east coast, potentially whipping into manhattan at 100mph. this is the early christmas present krugman has been waiting for. better than aliens. lots of destruction and rebuilding!!! will pull us right out of this funk!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:34 | Link to Comment InconvenientCou...
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looting should take down inventories a bit. Maybe GM dealers should leave the keys in the ignition?

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:59 | Link to Comment glenlloyd
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naw, wouldn't do any good, their insurer would just reject the claim because they could have gotten them back via onstar.

remember.....everyone's watching!

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 13:15 | Link to Comment Mesquite
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Shades of Katrina...?? (Only more efficient...)

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:22 | Link to Comment Awakened Sheeple
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Headline on CNBS:

"Favre rides into NYSE on Lawn Tractor, Stocks Rally."

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:22 | Link to Comment gwar5
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Fear and Loathing.......  Really big casinos bitches.

 

 

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:50 | Link to Comment Oh regional Indian
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There you go gwar. It's not fear and fear but Fear and Loathing. Nice. And like someone said upthread, greed is just fear of missing out or getting less than we deserve.

Vivek

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 13:54 | Link to Comment tip e. canoe
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"There was every reason to believe I was heading for trouble, that I'd pushed my luck a bit far. I'd abused every rule Vegas lived by—burning the locals, abusing the tourists, terrifying the help. The only hope now, I felt, was the possibility that we'd gone to such excess, with our gig, that nobody in a position to bring the hammer down on us could possibly believe it . . . When you bring an act into this town, you want to bring it in heavy. Don't waste any time with cheap shucks and misdemeanors. Go straight for the jugular. Get right into felonies. The mentality of Las Vegas is so grossly atavistic that a really massive crime often slips by unrecognized."  ~ HST

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:25 | Link to Comment Shell Game
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Funny how much less fear one has when awake to reality and heavily hedged with tangibles and a DIY mentality.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:26 | Link to Comment GD
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This chaotic market is setting up for a major flush, panic event like..it is all broken-down and fragmented, will continue shorting on strength, while sitting on the toilet..

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:26 | Link to Comment Zymurguy
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VIX has taken a strong u-turn today... taking off to new and exciting heights!

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:30 | Link to Comment TradingJoe
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fear to be greedy! fear to control greed! greed fears to lose! and so on! Point on these "markets": chose one side and stick with it! For some Fear is QE3 ..etc isn't coming, for others Greed is because they think QE3 ...etc IS coming! We'll see who'se right in 2 days! Anyuthing else is just NOISE!

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:30 | Link to Comment MayIMommaDogFac...
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You've got -- that Broken Feelin'
Woah, that Broken Feelin'

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:32 | Link to Comment InconvenientCou...
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Banks solid green and gold being liquidated. Yea, that's a big bowl of dissonance.

For that matter, banks solid green in isolation is a turd in the champagne fountain. Not buying that for a millisecond. Could it be as simple as the ECB shutting the fuck up? naaa.

More more bank-friendly accounting changes coming? Banks colluding on ratings and stock buy backs? This is one of those times that the conspiracy theory seems most likely.

One thing is for certain, the Fed and G7 CB's can't fix everything and people are going to figure that out very soon.

Musical chairs --let's get on with it.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 16:01 | Link to Comment unununium
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Death events coming and TPTB need better levels to short from.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:34 | Link to Comment Raymond Reason
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Soteriophobia: Fear of dependence on others. 

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:45 | Link to Comment V in PA
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Soetorophobia: Fear your leaders will make you dependent on others.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 13:21 | Link to Comment slewie the pi-rat
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soteriology = the study of religious doctrines of salvation...

...and by implication (?) where this study leads once one exhausts the possibilities via the "intellect" ?

mr ray_0_reason:  doya think this "fear" is conditioned by the flying spaghetti monster doctrine of the orthodox evolution-preaching "scientists" even thogh you may not have a freaking clue what you are writing about here? 

just sayin

and, if fear has eclipsed greed in the yingyang markets of today, who do we see it neither in Chanel sales nor @ Kohl's? 

answer:  nannies have no fear b/c the "feminist leadership" has conditioned them to believe they must win, b/c they hate people with penises, even the insignificant worms to whom whey may be married if they haven't cashed that ticket, yet

maybe we shld rename 9.11.11 "fukanannyintheassday"

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 13:31 | Link to Comment slewie the pi-rat
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i decided to do chertoff @ the anniversary of The Remembrance Of The Martyrs and got ticket #6,667 and the post isn't even 10 minutes old!

i wonder who is in front of me?

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:36 | Link to Comment fyrebird
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For about 100 years, people have had a really strong feeling that they knew what they were doing. That it was progesss, and it could only go one direction in the long run -- UP.

It's not so much that this market is broken, or that greed is missing. What's missing now is the assertion that anyone knows what they are doing anymore, or that progress is immutable, or that things can only go generally up.

The financial class had a nice run. 100 years. Not as long as the Romans, but not bad. Not bad for a Ponzi game, anyway

Say goodbye to that. Greed is not coming back -- at least not like that -- and if it does it will be greeted with a rope and a noose. Becasue people would rather live their lives than have them destroyed out from under them.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:37 | Link to Comment hedgeless_horseman
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Speaking of fear, Chilean riots? 
Paging Sovereign Man and Do Cheng Rolling Bearing...WTF?

http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2011/08/2011824145840100888.html

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:55 | Link to Comment fyrebird
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many ordinary Chileans feel that they are not reaping the benefits of economic prosperity.

Sounds like some of our financial overlords have been at work over there, too. Interesting the disparity in response, tho. I guess the propaganda machine is not doing its job over there.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 13:02 | Link to Comment slewie the pi-rat
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winner!

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:38 | Link to Comment sudzee
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Everybody on Wall Street knows its a ponzi. All sitting on the edge of their set waiting to be the first guy out the minute CNBS put up bad news story that they can't manipulated to look good. Real weath has gone underground and the only thing left is paper, ink and a bit of fairy dust. When reality sets in nobody wants to be the guy to turn out the light.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:41 | Link to Comment topshelfstuff
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A little help Please with a response. Is anyone, maybe everyone, experiencing the same thing I am, and I just missed it being a Topic, or is it just me somehow glitched and stock on 8/21. For the past few days I thought ZeroHedge had ceased updating. Every time I  clicked on the Homepage here I got to see the same page of 8/21/11 ( I'll paste the last Time that a post shows along with the 3 articles that show on the top of page). This morning I noticed that, indeed, ZH was working, and I only know this because I have subscribed to have it fed to my Yahoo page.
Even now I can read what's here, but when I click on "HOME" to get a Refresh, I get sent back to the same page of 8/21/11, likes its frozen at that time.
So, is it just me, or is it anyone and/or every one else? Thank You

This is what I see:
the 3 articles on the top page:

08-21 11:37: they will manufacture war and (vast-dom) 08-21 11:36: Sadly, we have to remember (WestVillageIdiot)

08-21 11:36: From a layman's point of (falak pema)

Top Topic on the Homepage:

Guest Post: Need for Economic Crimes’ Nuremberg-Type Trials

[ latest time a post shows, Sun, 08/21/2011 - 17:16 ]

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:48 | Link to Comment mr. mirbach
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That has always been an issue with NetScape Navigator - clear your cache.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 13:05 | Link to Comment Louise1
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I have firefox and it is happening to me too, only on one laptop. all else is fine

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 13:50 | Link to Comment Use of Weapons
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To both of you:

Safari : http://support.verio.com/documents/view_article.cfm?doc_id=4069

Firefox : http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/How%20to%20clear%20the%20cache

 

Seriously, duckduckgo or google is your friend.

 

You can also do this - just be advised that this will remove any automatically remembered data (i.e. passwords etc) you have for sites - but it is good sense to do it anyway

Tools > Options > Privacy > Show Cookies > Remove all cookies.

 

 

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 14:28 | Link to Comment slewie the pi-rat
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jeeez, dude!  what's a luddite to do?

i prefer to sweep with anti-SPYWARE software which has a Perform Custom Scan: Cookies option that takes about 3 seconds, maybe 10 if the spyware had been botted in by somebody we trust, like ORI, for example, for those of you who think "visiting" his site must me harmless b/c he's, like, a real spiritual person...

if the swami of self-propagananda-Vi-whatever his name is, today, hasn't already turned off the bot downloader after slewie's first "asswipe-advisory" post, earlier, b/c hundredz of his "peeps" saw it here and e-mailed it to him, immediately, of couse...

slewie's first rule for dealing w/ trolls:  if you are styoooopid enuf to visit any site advertized on these strings, do not "register" with your real e-mail, and wipe your ass with an anti-spyware cookie scan 3-4 times while there and afterward, of course, before you wash your hands and, possibly, vomit projectiles, too...TPTB which pull his strings and also contol his site, remotely, (from shangri-lala land, of course) may refuse to pay him for the "hit", but that's his problem, not yours

of course if you visit one of tyler's remote-controlled adverizers and order an "introductory gold" offer or anything else, really, with yer debit card and have it sent to you at your home address,  why bother?

but, it's FUN to click-click-click and make new "friends" isn't it?

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 16:27 | Link to Comment Use of Weapons
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All sound advice. Free options Avast, Spybot Search&Destroy, Zonealarm are the bare minimum for surfing. A browser that isn't IE of course helps.

Multiple posts refer to the adverts here, which I never see - but given it is revenue for ZH, I'm not printing a guide on quasi-anonymous surfing. [I have offset this downturn in profits, so have a clear conscience]

 

 

Thu, 08/25/2011 - 00:06 | Link to Comment StychoKiller
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Quit shootin' yerself, lose the Windoze™ OS you're running!

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 14:01 | Link to Comment slewie the pi-rat
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it happened to me a few daze ago and i kinda thought it might be due to sac working on things, like the up/down voting or something like that as he or she or they re-built the site onto the new serverZ

i'll not say what i use, and why,  for security reasons, but i was posting like a banshee at the time and my posts would not appear when i hit SAVE.  then when i back-clicked on the page and hit Reload the page wld update and then i cld see my post, which by then i wanted to edit of course, and when i finished editing and hit SAVE, would get the old, un-edited version and wld Reload and see that i still needed to edit...

i may have been a bit cranky by the time i just said fukit and logged out

5 minutes later when i logged back on, it wasn't happening anymore

or was that the next day???????

maybe fear + fear = risk off, now, and fear + greed = risk on, whereas a few weeks ago the risk on/off switch was due to synchronized mouth-breathing at the PPT which looks to have lassoed the ape-shit steer named FiatTornado and as their champion quarterhorse, PrimaryDealer, with the cute appy patch on its ass drops that patch down on the cue to slam on the binders, the rider named Pecos FED from jackson hole, WY,  flies to grab the horns of the dilemma and...

...oh!  ...the humanity! 

Thu, 08/25/2011 - 00:08 | Link to Comment StychoKiller
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http://www.kubuntu.org/  haz the look'n'feel of Windoze™, WITHOUT all the attendant headaches!

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:53 | Link to Comment smiler03
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I'm having a near identical problem but with 3 completely different articles.

Business Lessons From a Pastry Chef

The Great Collapse Has Officially Begun
On EU banks, Solvency or Liquidity? - Or BOTH?


My RSS feed also stopped working well over a week ago and I can't get it to work anywhere except my Google home page.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 13:01 | Link to Comment smiler03
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Update: I use Windows 7 & Chrome. A cache clear sorted it out, many thanks to Mr.Mirbach ;O)

RSS feed is stil buggered though.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 13:02 | Link to Comment fyrebird
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I recommend you install Chrome and try browsing with that just to see if it makes any difference. It's always a good idea to have multiple browsers installed anyway, never know which one will work best in a given situation.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:43 | Link to Comment LookingWithAmazement
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Failed recent predictions:

* QE3 leads to gold/silver skyrocket - on the contrary, stocks will
* New debt ceiling leads to US default - not
* End of QE2 leads to US default cause nobody will buy bonds - nuff said
* S&P downgrade leads to dump bonds - no, run into bonds
* The Chavez-effect - will not dismantle the fractional-gold system, but leads to an easy sell-off and correct delivery of the gold

The doomprophets can sleep a few months more, as the euphoria over QE3 runs its course. Buy some gold in the meantime. Boring world we live in.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:52 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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Sorry, no QE3, well not in the form equity market junkies expect anyway.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:55 | Link to Comment buzzsaw99
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I have reliable inside information that MS will be bought out by JPM very soon. [/plant story]

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:48 | Link to Comment LookingWithAmazement
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Addendum 1:
* End of QE2/new debt ceiling/downgrade leads to higher interest rates (and, you guessed it, "US default") - anyone seen them somewhere?

Boring world we live in.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 12:50 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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Kicking the can hour to hour, no big deal when the FED itself now owns all the treasuries and stocks. Only thing youve got to wonder is what their endgame is? Coming soon.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 13:17 | Link to Comment raki_d
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PimFox on bloomberg just stated (stolen) a few exact lines from this post.. Talking abt "fear of rally" " fear of sell-offs" "missing correlations" in the market

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 13:05 | Link to Comment TahoBilly
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The heart has two masters, fear and love. It is constantly filled with some percentage of each, say 50%-50% or 90%-10%. Fear comes from the need for "fight or flight" which nature designed for survival needs. Love comes from the very essence of life and another survival need, the need to cooperate. I guess you could say the markets are in "fight or flight" mode rather the need to cooperate. These are my own thoughts, untested by any actual study.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 13:06 | Link to Comment TahoBilly
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The heart has two masters, fear and love. It is constantly filled with some percentage of each, say 50%-50% or 90%-10%. Fear comes from the need for "fight or flight" which nature designed for survival needs. Love comes from the very essence of life and another survival need, the need to cooperate. I guess you could say the markets are in "fight or flight" mode rather the need to cooperate. These are my own thoughts, untested by any actual study.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 14:07 | Link to Comment kahunabear
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All assets suck and are to be shorted. Gold, dollar, stocks, bonds, oil, etc.

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 15:00 | Link to Comment IMA5U
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and the market will rally because that's the pain trade right now

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 15:06 | Link to Comment IMA5U
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get ready kids

 

time for that final hour volumeless rally so pundits can say...

Asian and European markets continue to rally on Fed Stimullus

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 16:31 | Link to Comment JohnFrodo
Wed, 08/24/2011 - 19:49 | Link to Comment Ident 7777 economy
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"-the-world-is-a-mess" Well, if anybody should have a 'lock' on that it _would_ be the HuffPo ... what's AOL/HuffPo stock doing?

 

Half what it was less than a yr ago:

http://www.dailyfinance.com/quote/nyse/aol/aol/charts

 

Wed, 08/24/2011 - 17:43 | Link to Comment IMA5U
Sun, 01/15/2012 - 00:13 | Link to Comment jaffa
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Hence there can be a market for cigarettes in correctional facilities,
another for chewing gum in a playground, and yet another for contracts
for the future delivery of a commodity.If anything this crowed deserve to get their asses handed to them even more than the equity crowed. Thanks.

Regards,

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