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Margin Stanley, China, And High Yield: Mix It All In, And Let Simmer (With An Aussie Accent?)

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Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:34 | 1726546 FOC 1183
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New Zealand.  and time to update that picture

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:37 | 1726837 SteveNYC
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Nope. British, with a bit of SAfa thrown in there.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 19:48 | 1727850 Dugald
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Yup he's a Pommie who hangs around Sooth Efricans. Who is the tough broad?

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 15:01 | 1726968 GeneMarchbanks
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An Aussie fosho. As for the rest... WORST.THREESOME.EVER.

Sat, 10/01/2011 - 10:04 | 1728714 covert
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ambition wins in the long run.

http://expose2.wordpress.com

 

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:35 | 1726550 tuco13
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And a damn good blog...thanks ZH

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:57 | 1726635 baby_BLYTHE
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I would follow Tyler Durden to the gates of Hades! Even if gold collapses, I have learned a ton over the past few years here at ZH. Well worth the knowledge.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:56 | 1726946 slewie the pi-rat
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tyler is running zH from the other side of those gates, baby_B!

hiya!  i just stopped in to see if peter tchir was australian...

see ya!

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:56 | 1726643 CClarity
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ZH - a blog, increasingly a media outlet (but not MSM), certainly an educational "institution", and a community of people who challenge conventional thinking - and call bulls--t on manipulated medicated market mavens and media pawns.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:23 | 1726775 CrashisOptimistic
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The bullshit calling here and internal fights over finance and economics . . . and geology, is typically excellent.  Everyone has learned how to skim over worthless thought after this long online, and that which is not worthless here gets read.

As long as it's short.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:36 | 1726833 Zero Debt
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No, media inlet

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 15:38 | 1727115 Catch-22
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Calling ZH a blog is like calling Everest a mountain... it just doesn't do it justice.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:57 | 1726646 Nascent_Variable
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Our mission, should we choose to accept it, is to find a way to get a CNBS reporter to say the words, "Zerohedge, bitchez."

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:09 | 1726703 Pegasus Muse
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Hey, I'm just happy to see that CNBC biatch having to say "Zerohedge", tacitly acknowledging its impact on the financial markets and FinNews reporting.  MSM can no longer ignore Tyler and the boyz.  ZH just keeps dishing up the truth and serving it hot.   

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:15 | 1726734 DCFusor
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Lately Bloomberg has been doing floor interviews, and several traders have mentioned ZH on those as well.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:01 | 1726672 Roy Bush
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Great job Tyler....just afraid that you'll become too mainstream!  Keep it fair and balanced!

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:27 | 1726794 Vergeltung
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agreed. I feel fortunate to have found this site. I have learned SO much here. thanks TD!!

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 17:30 | 1727549 ebworthen
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Ditto.

I think they (on Strategy Session) were referencing Reggie's article about the 100's of trillions in CDS exposure of U.S. banks in Europe (?).

Oh yeah, everything is solved, that is why the insolvent banks are still leveraged to the hilt after robbing taxpayers for the past 3 years.

Peanuts!  Popcorn!  Cotton Candy!

 

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:35 | 1726551 Mike2756
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Margin Stanley? Typo or on purpose.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:43 | 1726585 I am a Man I am...
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stop it already

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 16:34 | 1727375 Mike2756
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Only -10? Thought i'd get more than that.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:40 | 1726573 credittrader
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Hey!! I'm English!! Tnx for post! Hope it helps someone. (accent is funky on TV though - even my kids don't recognize me!!)

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:00 | 1726662 LowProfile
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Hey, yourself!

For reals, the guy in the interview hangs out here?!  Outstanding!

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:15 | 1726736 SheepDog-One
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I bet people would be real surprised if they could see who really drops by the ZH Project Mayhem corner of the internet.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 17:36 | 1727592 ramblinon
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Look, the people you are after are the people you depend on. We cook your meals, we haul your trash, we connect your calls, we drive your ambulances. We make guest appearances on CNBC and inseminate the mainstream media with the painful truth of how fucked we really are.
Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:02 | 1726676 MsCreant
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Don't let them read over your shoulder unless you are okay with some of the things they might try to sound out on this blog!!

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:25 | 1726694 The Limerick King
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A wise credit trader named Tim

Spoke to CNBC on a whim

His truth had not changed

So they quickly arranged

A segment to discredit him

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:41 | 1726577 citrine
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It sounds like reading ZeroHedge blog is a part of a daily routine of CNBC.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:43 | 1726583 shazbotz
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It lets them pretend to have opinions and sound intelligent on TV, when they otherwise wouldn't.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:46 | 1726595 Nascent_Variable
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Not a chance.  Too many big words.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:55 | 1726608 fuu
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It would explain some of the attention whoring. Whores will whore.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:56 | 1726644 UGrev
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Did you hear that cunt? "Zero Hedge started the fear...".. they play the lefty play book like Champeeeeens..  it's like they were born with it or something..but mostly "or something". 

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:07 | 1726701 SheepDog-One
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We didnt start the fire, it was always burnin since the worlds been turnin.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:09 | 1726709 SheepDog-One
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Pretty funny though when you see what theyre really saying- 'All was well until this meddling 'Zerohedge' came along and caused all these problems and the banks to fall apart'.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:29 | 1726804 UGrev
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Exactly..  I'm thorougly amazed at the lack of journalistic integrity. I mean, it was bad 10 years ago.. but holy shit.. they tripled down on the white washing.. or is it brainwashing.. I'll go with both. 

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 15:09 | 1726998 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Pretty funny though when you see what theyre really saying- 'All was well until this meddling 'Zerohedge' came along and caused all these problems and the banks to fall apart'.

Voice of busted villain on Scooby Doo: ...and I'd have gotten away with it if it wasn't for those meddling kids!

 

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:42 | 1726584 HedgeFun
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Just letting you all know I type with a British / Aussie accent. 

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:09 | 1726711 SheepDog-One
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Oy!

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:45 | 1726592 Motley Fool
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Lol. Much love Tyler.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:46 | 1726594 d00daa
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lmfao @ 'margin stanley'  bwahahahahahahahahaha

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:53 | 1726611 Dr. Engali
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What is this Zero Hedge blog ? I thought the first rule of fight club is that you don't talk about  fight club.

 

http://youtu.be/agi8PUmlAKU

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:01 | 1726671 SheepDog-One
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We dont talk about it, but a lot of people are peering in thru the basement window though.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:03 | 1726686 Dr. Engali
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Somebody needs to give them a beat down on CNBS then for mentioning it.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:05 | 1726689 MsCreant
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Fight Club was the beginning, now it's moved out of the basement, it's called Project Mayhem.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 14:16 | 1726744 Dr. Engali
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Well if we've moved on to Project Mayhem then we need to target my mortage holder. I'm tired of paying for the fucking thing.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:53 | 1726618 X.inf.capt
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damn, ZH is winning

RIGHT ON, tyler, keep aiming at the head....and the throat!

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:52 | 1726620 kito
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http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2011/09/restaurant-performance-index-declined.html

 

did zh cover the wretched restaurant numbers??? every once in a while i do overlook a post :)

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:59 | 1726639 TruthInSunshine
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+1

Thanks for that, kito.

I am always fascinated by restaurant industry numbers, usually track them diligently, and I didn't see that anywhere.

Restaurant #s are interesting to me because they are a relatively decent barometer of not only current consumer health, but future expectations.

Restaurants have been acting similarly to REITs in the sense that to the extent that we can discount the padding that CMBS buybacks and TARP/TALF by the Fed and Treasury have provided them, any genuine investment interest in these sectors is most certainly driven by (insane, IMO) expectations of anything remotely resembling a V-shaped recovery (good luck to those buying in to a v-shaped anything, and not an L shaped something, or more likely, a Z shaped one).

 

Sat, 10/01/2011 - 00:29 | 1728258 i-dog
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"Restaurant #s are interesting to me because they are a relatively decent barometer of not only current consumer health, but future expectations."

I ask taxicab drivers how their business is. They are a great forward indicator because discretionary spending on "simple luxuries" is the first to be affected ... months in advance of the overall economic numbers being published or known.

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