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Next Leg Of The Ponzi Revealed - Foreign Central Banks To Begin Buying US Stocks Outright Starting Today

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We were speechless when we read this from Bloomberg.

The Bank of Israel will begin today a pilot program to invest a portion of its foreign currency reserves in U.S. equities.

 

The investment, which in the initial phase will amount to 2 percent of the $77 billion reserves, or about $1.5 billion, will be made through UBS AG and BlackRock Inc. (BLK), Bank of Israel spokesman Yossi Saadon said in a telephone interview today. At a later stage, the investment is expected to increase to 10 percent of the reserves.

 

A small number of central banks have started investing part of their reserves in equities. About 9 percent of the foreign- exchange reserves of Switzerland’s central bank were invested in shares at the end of the third quarter, the Swiss bank said on its website.

 

The investment will be made in equity index trackers and will include between 1,500 to 2,000 shares, among them stocks like Apple Inc. (AAPL), Saadon said.

More from Globes:

The Bank of Israel today began investing a small part of its $77 billion in foreign currency reserves in US stocks. The central bank's latest Markets Division report states that the new Bank of Israel Law (5770-2010) allows the Bank of Israel to make equity investments, and that it began to do so today.

 

The Bank of Israel will invest $1-1.5 billion in US stocks, 2% of its portfolio. The report adds that the Bank of Israel has been investing in public bodies in developed countries since 2010.

 

The Bank of Israel said that the investments in US stocks would be made through UBS AG (NYSE; SWX: UBS) and BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) The Bank of Israel's Markets Division, which specializes in bond investments, will not be handling the equity investments. It added that the traders will have very limited discretion, and that they may only quote leading indices, in order to reduce the risk.

 

"We have almost no exposure to countries with big problems. We constantly examine where we invest the foreign currency reserves, and I can promise you that you can relax," Governor of the Bank of Israel Prof. Stanley Fischer said at a closed conference in mid-January.

 

"The Bank of Israel does not disclose the currency composition of its portfolio, especially not the composition of its equity portfolio," says the Bank of Israel. At the January conference, Fischer said, "Imagine if we were to begin publishing where you invest, so when you stop buying the bonds of a particular country, and this is published, we'll get complaints. That is why we do not publish." He added, "We have an external committee that conducts the examinations. You can assume that we're aware to the fact that there are problems in certain countries."

In other words, while the Fed's charter forbids it from buying US equities outright, it certainly can promise that it will bail out such bosom friends as the Bank of Israel, the Swiss National Bank, and soon everyone else, if and when their investment in Apple should sour.

Luckily, this means that the exponential phase in risk is approaching as everyone will now scramble to frontrun central bank purchases no longer in bonds, but in stocks outright, leading to epic surges in everything risk related, then collapse and force the Fed to print tens of trillions to bail everyone out all over again, rinse repeat, until this chart becomes asymptotic. We say luckily, because it means that the long overdue systemic reset is finally approaching.

Chart: Diapason

 


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Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:03 | Link to Comment Mongo
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Say after me: An AAPL

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:07 | Link to Comment redpill
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They know it's March 1, not Apri1 1, right?

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:16 | Link to Comment Ahmeexnal
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makes sense. buy AAPL and wait for march 7th iPadHD party.
sell a couple days later and pocket a 25% gain.
so this is where all the printed money will be dumped....quite predictably, I might add.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:20 | Link to Comment Troll Magnet
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israel colluding with ben shalom to prop up the stock market?  you don't say!

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:30 | Link to Comment Comay Mierda
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this isn't about propping up markets. this is about buying controlling interests in major companies with printed fiat bullshit.

All your companies are belong to us

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:33 | Link to Comment GeneMarchbanks
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http://www.amazon.com/IBM-Holocaust-Strategic-Alliance-Corporation/dp/09...

It is both. Election year means much optimism and as many back ups as possible. It also means an inflationary wave is coming.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:42 | Link to Comment Comay Mierda
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i am now thoroughly convinced we are going to see the MOTHER of all stock market crashes. then the central bank cartel will buy controlling interests in all major companies on the cheap.

All us little slaves will then TRULY be working for the man.

The revolt is near

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:53 | Link to Comment fuzed
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if they're smart they'll buy facebook and twitter, because that's how revolutions communicate these days.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:55 | Link to Comment fuzed
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i swear i didnt intend to push enter twice

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:00 | Link to Comment TruthInSunshine
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I'm late to the party, but this is perfectly reasonable.

It's all an expansion of The Bernank's 'virtuous circle,' where the health of the fundamental economy is but a quibble, if not irrelevant.

It's not like central banks, that can print fiat at no cost, directly or indirectly pouring said fiat into equity markets, isn't consistent with fundamental principles of capitalism, or that central banksters can't still maintain that they aren't encouraging (or outright creating) asset class bubbles.

Now, central banksters are buying real estate (including their own buildings), sovereign bonds and equities! It's all fixed! There's more risk! Utopia!

I'm sure that this will have only beneficial consequences, near, intermediate and long term.

 

</SARC-A-FUCKING-SARC>

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:08 | Link to Comment JW n FL
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Bernake Lends Against the Stock Purchases!

The Money is Rolled over into new Purchases of yet more stock!

The .25% that is paid on money barrowed?? that was raised from JUNK!! Collateral! to begin with? means NOTHING!!

Bernake Does NOT Need QE-3 outright where everyone can see it!

He has been printing every day of every week for YEARS! to push the market this much higher!

 

Now Bernake can Lend Money Against the Stock Purchased by Banks OUTSIDE! of the United States so that the Paper Trail will stop there..

 Who owns what?

 in what Country?

 

 Sorry Sheepeople! Looks Like the Ass Reaming with Conitue! the FED just Popped a 1,000,000,000,000,000 milligram Viagra!

 

 

 

Thu, 04/19/2012 - 10:36 | Link to Comment engineertheeconomy
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All that liquidity flowing overseas since Bernanke was elected has to go somewhere.

Prices 1 yr from now:

Gas - $100/gallon

Loaf of Bread - $40

Dozen eggs - $75

Rent on 3br - $10,000/month

And to think that TED NUGENT is the only one that has a problem with that? ? ?

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:38 | Link to Comment DavidC
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TruthInSunshine,

That made me smile!

DavidC

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:49 | Link to Comment TruthInSunshine
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Thanks.

 

I meant to say "there's no more risk! Utopia" in the 2nd from last paragraph, since central fractional CTRL+P banksters are buying all asset classes.

Go long everything, and all the time!

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 17:02 | Link to Comment Divided States ...
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They learned from Madoff, its Ponzinomics 101....Ponzi collapses if theres no more sheeple to find to keep the cash flowing.

Thus, now you have the Jews abroad (Bank of Israel) and from the homeland (Larry Fink, Jim Cramer and three quarters of Wall Street) working together and cheerleading to save the day. It may all be just talk to lead the lemmings off a cliff.

You should all realize now that Jews dont usually do anything if it doesnt benefit them. This means the rest of us are royally screwed.

Fri, 03/16/2012 - 20:20 | Link to Comment moonshadow
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when are all the ZHers who keep up the anti-Jew rhetoric gona cut that shit out and shut the F up?! bet some of you are the same types who would get all offended if someone said "those muslims" alluding to terrorism. both are pretty stupid but mine was closer to the truth and i dont see that bantered about. there are plenty of english and blacks and indians and gays and all kinds of other types of people who have been naughty players in the system so shut the hell up with the making it sound like all Jews!

Thu, 04/19/2012 - 10:51 | Link to Comment engineertheeconomy
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Are you the boy in the bubble?

Do you seriously believe it's only Zerohedgers that hate jews?

Several of my closest friends are Jewish, and even they don't like Jews.

So get over it already. You're either for evil bankers or you're against them like Hitler was.

If you already are a banker, you should probably just kill yourself.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:01 | Link to Comment pkea
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great point comay:)))) they didn't started investing yet: wait a year or so... ahahhhahahaha

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 17:00 | Link to Comment Every Third Word
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Twitter dude Jack Horsey Loves Gandhi yet bows to China, Iran and others when the limit Twitter. Jack, go back to smelling your own farts, at least you're only harming yourself. HYPOCRITE HORSEY!

 

IT's THE SAME NEWS OVER AND OVER.

 

THERE IS NO PERSONAL FREEDOM. WE WATCH OVER AND OVER AND OVER SAME CRAP EVERY DAY....

 

CeNBeCowards and BloomBucks liars are all arrogant monkeys. They're coming for you, too.

 

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:12 | Link to Comment earleflorida
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kinda like "Disney"?

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:26 | Link to Comment AbruptlyKawaii
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some shit is gonna hapen before march 5th wh zion summit, where this fits in i dunno

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 17:01 | Link to Comment Oztralian
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does your family reunion include Fred Phelps and Harold Camping?

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 20:57 | Link to Comment oldman
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Comay,

All the little slaves have always 'worked for the man'. This is how human society is organized.

What we are talking about now is the mother of all fascism.

This market will now do exactly what the machine wants it to do and there will be none of our silly shit called insider trading except for those can read the market well enough to outplay the machine; they WILL be jailed as insider trading terrorists.

The mother of all crashes? I hardly think so---all the money, all the guns, all the law, all the all-------

And we have seen it for the last several years in socks and bombs-----and now so brazenly in pms and currencies---'they' are screaming 'fuck you slaves' so loudly that it is a joke.

Tell me, Little Man, what are you going to do except what you are told?

Comay, it is time to get serious, put down all of our words and quietly focus our energy on change-----------war afainst the 'little slaves' has been declared and it will not be won in the markets, but in the streets with heavy losses of life.

I hope you are ready for this because you have no choice       om

Tue, 05/29/2012 - 20:40 | Link to Comment jerry685
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I believe you have it right...

there is going to be a fire sale....

Digital dollars can disappear way faster then money under the mattress...

Real folding money is dissapearing....or piling up at central banks

 

Draw the money supply down ..and make them hollar...

Then the people will extend their charter.....Unfed strikes again

 

 

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:16 | Link to Comment Caviar Emptor
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I was just saying it again this morning: market is just a proxy for monetary expansion. 

Am I hot or what? :-)

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 21:16 | Link to Comment Uchtdorf
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Point of clarification: Bibi doesn't want to help Obummer. But Bank of Israel wants to help The Bernanke. The Bernanke probably keeps his job if Oblahblah is Prez, not so if Ron Paul wins (a girl can dream, can't she?).

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:56 | Link to Comment rufusbird
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RE: "

this isn't about propping up markets. this is about buying controlling interests in major companies with printed fiat bullshit. All your companies are belong to us."

We're going to find out what it is like to be Chinese!

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 17:35 | Link to Comment rufusbird
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"I am a Zionist"

Say it isn't so Joe...

 

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 18:44 | Link to Comment NeoRandian
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Wouldn't be surprised if a great deal of financial shenanigans have occurred specifically to wreck AAPL. A covert Jew roommate of mine is always defaming AAPL and saying things like they are fools for holding on to so much cash, that they should be over leveraged like every other sensible, bank controlled corp.

Well what are they going to do with all that money? They are already number 1 with no signs of stopping. AAPL is the new god of man, not the state. The central banks will do anything they can to take a controlling interest in AAPL and then ruin in.

Thu, 04/19/2012 - 10:45 | Link to Comment engineertheeconomy
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AAPL can be likened to the magnificent Redwood Tree.

Grows straight up faster than any other. Then, when it finally comes crashing down, it takes out everything in it's path.

I wouldn't build a house under a Redwood Tree

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 20:39 | Link to Comment MrSteve
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Every excuse to blame Israel will be exploited on this website, by the incredible tough guys of the internet who refuse to use their real names. They're so brave, they hide behind false names and spread lies because they can.

The wolves are wolves all over the world; without them the sheep would over run the planet. I notice there are fewer sheep and even fewer wolves where ever history is studied. C.M. here has a good grip on history and current events. Follow the fiat money.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 21:03 | Link to Comment CrockettAlmanac.com
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Did your parents really name you MrSteve?

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 21:05 | Link to Comment NumberNone
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That's Mr. MrSteve to you...

Thu, 04/19/2012 - 10:55 | Link to Comment engineertheeconomy
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That's Mr. MrSteve Jew

There I fixed it lol

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 20:40 | Link to Comment NumberNone
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We were warned.   Laurence 'Larry' Fink said yesterday in WSJ  to buy stocks.  In fact the title of the article is 'Why BlackRock's CEO is So Bullish'...I think we know why now.  The whole article is creepy in light of the fact that CB's are now propping up the market.  Reminds me of Lucy asking Charlie Brown to kick the football. 

http://blogs.wsj.com/totalreturn/2012/02/29/blackrocks-ceo-buy-stocks-now/ 

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 21:32 | Link to Comment Reptil
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yup

corporatism, straight from a Mussolini playbook.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 22:54 | Link to Comment WmMcK
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Congrats on what may be a record for up arrows!

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:31 | Link to Comment Conrad Murray
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I wonder if this sort of thing would need some approval from the top of the administration? Any Zionists milling about the White House?

Oh hey, there is! Vice Traitor, Joe "I am a Zionist" Biden.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPixb6GMmRk

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:14 | Link to Comment john39
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if only it was just Biden... I think it would be far easier to list those who are not zionists...  

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 19:51 | Link to Comment Cathartes Aura
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don't forget Lie-brrrrr-man!  his name crops up with the most egregious shit. . .

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:40 | Link to Comment oogs66
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We would certainly have to protect them if they incest in us.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:47 | Link to Comment hidingfromhelis
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Freudian slip?  As they say, "If you can't keep it in the pants, at least keep it in the family."  Who needs to be protected from whom is a whole 'nother matter.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 21:06 | Link to Comment CrockettAlmanac.com
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A Freudian slip is what Siggy's wife stripped down to help him knock the ash off of his cigar.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:53 | Link to Comment WryObserver
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This is just a dumb racist attack. It has no place on a forum where people actually think.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:17 | Link to Comment toothpicker
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What's race got to do with it? You're the only one talking about race. Are you a racist? Racist!!!

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:42 | Link to Comment WryObserver
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It's just another attack on Jews and Israel. That is most certainly racist, not to mention irrelevant.

This story is about our Fed causing other central banks (plural, get it) including Switzerland to buy U.S. stocks in order to prop up our stock market. They can't do it themselves by charter, so they have gathered proxies to do it.

It would be lovely to have some more intelligent discussion about that.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 17:50 | Link to Comment toothpicker
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The attack is certainly not on Israel in this case: US taxpayer money goes to Israel as "aid". The money flows back to US equities (banks). After this money shuffle it's not hard to guess where US military support will go (not that it was beforehand either...)

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 20:10 | Link to Comment brokenclock
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This was the plan all along. First have central banks print fiat paper to save the bankers/jooze.  Then in return we launch attacks against iran while they buy up the stock market with our/taxpayer money. So simple but highly effective. 

 

Everyone sing now,,,,,,,,, The Wheels on the bus go round and round...round and round...

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 17:58 | Link to Comment TIMMAYYY
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Please post a link to sciEntific evidence that supports your claim that the Jews are a race....

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 18:58 | Link to Comment FeralSerf
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The Jooze are IN a race to steal all of Planet Earth's resourses and assets.

Rabbi Yaacov Perin also announced at Baruch Goldberg's funeral that "One million Arabs are not worth a Jewish fingernail."

“Our race is the Master Race. We are divine gods on this earth. We are as different from the inferior races as they are from insects. In fact, compared to our race, other races are beasts and animals, cattle at best. Other races are considered as human excrement. Our destiny is to rule over the inferior races. Our worldly wise kingdom will be ruled by our leader with a rod of iron. The masses will lick our feet and serve us as our slaves.” — Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin (1977-1983) in a speech to the Knesset [New Statesman Magazine June 25 1982]

"By way of deception, thou shalt do war." -- Ha Mossad, le Modiyn ve le Tafkidim Mayuhadim

"I care not what puppet is placed upon the throne of England to rule the Empire on which the sun never sets. The man who controls Britain's money supply controls the British Empire, and I control the British money supply." Nathan Mayer Rothschild

“Every time we do something you tell me America will do this and will do that . . . I want to tell you something very clear: Don't worry about American pressure on Israel. We, the Jewish people, control America, and the Americans know it.” ---Ariel Sharon, October 3, 2001 PIA (2001). From a monitored news broadcast of Yid Israel radio. Oct. 3.

"Non-Jews were born only to serve us. Without that, they have no place in the world-only to serve the People of Israel," ........"This is his servant...That's why he gets a long life, to work well for this Jew."......"why are gentiles needed? They will work, they will plow, they will reap; and we will sit? like an effendi (master) and eat."........ "That is why gentiles were created." -- Israeli (former chief) Rabbi Ovadia Yosef 10/18/2010 (radio speech in Israel)

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 20:05 | Link to Comment Lednbrass
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I have to say, that Rabbi Yosef thing was pretty surprising, I cant believe he said it publicly.  That he is one of the foremost religious authorities in all of Israel says alot, he wasnt making it up- merely repeating what their law says.

http://www.jpost.com/JewishWorld/JewishNews/Article.aspx?id=191782

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Thu, 03/01/2012 - 19:47 | Link to Comment WryObserver
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Would you feel better about the words prejudiced, biased, or hate mongering?

By the way, I am not Jewish.

Any way you slice it is scapegoating from the real issue: a government that is not working for the benefit of the majority of people in this country.

It is tyranny, tyranny I say. 

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 23:09 | Link to Comment Bringin It
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Why is it prejudiced, biased, or hate mongering to speak the truth.  What are you explicit objections? 

This attention paid to the Talmud came about from you and your Zino-friends cherry picking the Koran for material like the 72 virgins story.  In hindsight, given all the skeletons in the Talmudic closet, it looks like you would have been better off if you kept your collective mouth shut.

By the way, I am not Jewish.  I see you're just another Goyim, born with a hard-on for Isralis.  Thank you for making the requisite disclaimer.  Now we all believe you.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 23:55 | Link to Comment 4horse
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It is tyranny, tyranny I say.

you've named the tune, now name the tyrants

.  .  .

 

 

 

a government that is not working for the benefit of the majority of people in this country is working for who

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 20:05 | Link to Comment samwell
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Wrong!  it is an attack on assholes who don't respect human life other than their own.  Zionism is racism.  Look up the founder Hertzel.  He was an avowed racist.  Israel is the culmination of the zionist dream(nightmare for the palestinians, lebanese, Iraqis, Iranians, Jordanians, Syrians).  Israel refuses to sign the NNPT and has attempted to sell nuclear bombs to South Africa( another former apartheid state).  Does that sound like hateful attacks  on jews and Isarael MORON ?  I guess you think it is just fine and dandy to sell nuclear bombs to other countries.  In case you were wondering, selling nukes or nuke material is against the NNPT.  Water carrying apologists for israel and the jews will get what they deserve one day.  do your research instead of yelling "fire" in the theatre..  not very "wry" observer.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 23:13 | Link to Comment Bringin It
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samwell - Co-developed N-bomb with South Africa.  Google Bouvet Island.

Fri, 03/02/2012 - 00:08 | Link to Comment 4horse
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bringinit -owns South Africa and always has: gold. diamonds.mines.dynamite.apartheid, from abramoff to the transvaal to ziozululand, all of it

 

 

don't google anything

Fri, 03/02/2012 - 01:28 | Link to Comment Bringin It
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Good point, but Bouvet is interesting.  It's where the Israelis and SA's tested their joint nuke.

Go way SW from Capetown and it looks like a giant iceberg far way from everything.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 17:52 | Link to Comment JW n FL
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toothpicker

What's race got to do with it? You're the only one talking about race. Are you a racist? Racist!!!

 

You Goy Slaves should ALL! know your place better than to ask questions like

"How can Israel Afford to Invest Money in America when America is Providng Israel with Billions Upon Billions in Aide Relief"???????

You Fucking Goy Slaves better shut up!

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 23:26 | Link to Comment Bringin It
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JW - you're on a roll today.  Thanks.

This is the most amazing question -

"How can Israel Afford to Invest Money in America when America is Providng Israel with Billions Upon Billions in Aide Relief"???????

They have a miniscule debt per capita compared to Amerika, yet we have to borrow from China to hand it to Israel?????

Israel has to try to prop up the US stock market or loose the Ponzi, their Golem protector. 

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 18:45 | Link to Comment NeoRandian
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zionism has nothing to do with racism. the jews are not a race. and the zionists certainly aren't.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 20:13 | Link to Comment samwell
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do your research pal.  Zionism is by its very nature a racist, hate-filled ideology dedicated to subjugating non -jews to second rate living conditions much as blacks were in the US.  Your ignorance is appalling.  I guess you have never been to the holy land of israel to witness what the zionist jews do to the goy.  I guess that apartheid wall doesn't really exist either.  it is all in the Palestinians heads right?  Ever heard that Israeli muslims are not allowed to marry Israeli Jews?  The reality is that most of the jews of jews of israel behave as if they are a racial group even though they are not.  if you ask most israelis if they are decendants of the ancient hebrews, they will respond in the affirmative.  

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 21:14 | Link to Comment CrockettAlmanac.com
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You don't shoot very tight groups, do you?

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 23:29 | Link to Comment Bringin It
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I think he's right on target.

Maybe the targets are so big and obvious, they're easy to hit ... Like the emporer without his clothes.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 23:40 | Link to Comment CrockettAlmanac.com
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So you believe that his "friendly" fire against someone who said that criticizing Israel is not racist was a good thing? I call that blasting at anything that moves. Not a good idea to be in his squad.

Fri, 03/02/2012 - 01:32 | Link to Comment Bringin It
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Crockette - I don't even understand this - sorry So you believe that his "friendly" fire against someone who said that criticizing Israel is not racist was a good thing?

Fri, 03/02/2012 - 01:55 | Link to Comment CrockettAlmanac.com
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All you have to do is read the posts. Samwell attacked NeoRandian for telling WryObserver that he was wrong to say that it's racist to criticize Zionism.

 

 

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This is just a dumb racist attack. It has no place on a forum where people actually think.

 

 

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zionism has nothing to do with racism. the jews are not a race. and the zionists certainly aren't.

 

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do your research pal.  Zionism is by its very nature a racist, hate-filled ideology dedicated to subjugating non -jews to second rate living conditions much as blacks were in the US.  Your ignorance is appalling.  I guess you have never been to the holy land of israel to witness what the zionist jews do to the goy.  I guess that apartheid wall doesn't really exist either.  it is all in the Palestinians heads right?  Ever heard that Israeli muslims are not allowed to marry Israeli Jews?  The reality is that most of the jews of jews of israel behave as if they are a racial group even though they are not.  if you ask most israelis if they are decendants of the ancient hebrews, they will respond in the affirmative. 

Fri, 03/02/2012 - 05:56 | Link to Comment Bringin It
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Like we say around here - Krap pom.

I see it now.  I almost got hit like that in basic.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:22 | Link to Comment SMG
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The world's central banks are controlled by the Luciferian Illuminati not people of Jewish Faith.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 18:02 | Link to Comment Disenchanted
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Some of the top Luciferian Illuminists hide behind the skirts of Judaism...so they can shout antisemite from the rooftops.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 18:09 | Link to Comment TIMMAYYY
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True....to hide from controversy as Kennedy said...

The fucking elite and their proxys....people fall for it every time...

The elite have no religion....we are conditioned fools...

Divide and conquer....wolf in sheeps clothing

Fri, 03/02/2012 - 00:16 | Link to Comment 4horse
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illuminazi: yet another ongoing intelop

fallback position

 

fall for it

Fri, 03/02/2012 - 08:34 | Link to Comment Disenchanted
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Actually instead of "Luciferian Illuminists" my personal preferred term is Archontic Agents of Deception.

 

Archons - authorities, rulers

 

But I said, "Sir, teach me about the faculty of these authorities - how did they come into being, and by what kind of genesis, and of what material, and who created them and their force?"

 

And the great angel Eleleth, understanding, spoke to me: "Within limitless realms dwells incorruptibility. Sophia, who is called Pistis, wanted to create something, alone without her consort; and her product was a celestial thing. A veil exists between the world above and the realms that are below; and shadow came into being beneath the veil; and that shadow became matter; and that shadow was projected apart. And what she had created became a product in the matter, like an aborted fetus. And it assumed a plastic form molded out of shadow, and became an arrogant beast resembling a lion. It was androgynous, as I have already said, because it was from matter that it derived.

 

Opening his eyes, he saw a vast quantity of matter without limit; and he became arrogant, saying, "It is I who am God, and there is none other apart from me". When he said this, he sinned against the entirety. And a voice came forth from above the realm of absolute power, saying, "You are mistaken, Samael" - which is, 'god of the blind'.

 

And he said, "If any other thing exists before me, let it become visible to me!" And immediately Sophia stretched forth her finger and introduced light into matter; and she pursued it down to the region of chaos. And she returned up to her light; once again darkness [...] matter.

 

This ruler, by being androgynous, made himself a vast realm, an extent without limit. And he contemplated creating offspring for himself, and created for himself seven offspring, androgynous just like their parent. And he said to his offspring, "It is I who am god of the entirety."

 

And Zoe (Life), the daughter of Pistis Sophia, cried out and said to him, "You are mistaken, Sakla!" - for which the alternative name is Yaltabaoth. She breathed into his face, and her breath became a fiery angel for her; and that angel bound Yaldabaoth(aka YHWH, Jehovah, God) and cast him down into Tartaros below the abyss.

 

quote from:

The Nag Hammadi Library

The Hypostasis of the Archons
(The Reality of the Rulers) http://www.gnosis.org/naghamm/hypostas.html
Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:13 | Link to Comment jekyll island
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Make volatility your friend.  Buy VIXY under $50, sell when it hits $100.  Rinse, wash, repeat.  Oh, buy metals too, bitchez. 

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 17:01 | Link to Comment AbruptlyKawaii
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why the fuk would anyone outside of hyderabad or nairobi buy gap shit? even when i worked AT the Gap they had to FORCE me ( it was POLICY) to buy their crap to work (i only got the shit off the discount rack!)!

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:14 | Link to Comment Manthong
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At least they will no longer be able to deny the death of free market capitalism and its replacement with state capitalism.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:16 | Link to Comment Conrad Murray
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If only.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:28 | Link to Comment Manthong
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And how long before AAPL is systemically important... TBTF?

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:42 | Link to Comment redpill
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2 months ago.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:33 | Link to Comment Manthong
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And what happens when every outfit in the RUT has channels stuffed like GM?

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 17:34 | Link to Comment grid-b-gone
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China is rolling out its 4G network now. It is expected to cover much of the country by late-2014. At that point, they'll be one iPhone knock-off away from taking the first 20% of Apple's market.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 18:51 | Link to Comment NeoRandian
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AAPL is already systemically important. The idea behind this fabricated economic disaster is to suck the people dry so the elite central bankers can buy everything for pennies. AAPL is the only corp not playing along to the recession song. Now the banks are creating new schemes to buy AAPL straight up, only it can and probably will use its war chest to buyback its outstanding shares. 

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:18 | Link to Comment john39
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ponzi protection team...    they are printing the money anyway, so why not?

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:53 | Link to Comment HarryM
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Besides , 7.7 billion is shoe shine money

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:18 | Link to Comment TruthInSunshine
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Given that this is rational, appropriate and will lead to more employment and far more robust economic fundamentals </2nd biggest sarc of my life>, my only qualm is that we should all be able to conjure up fiat at no cost, so that we can get in on the action.

That way, if this succeeds, there won't be any losing positions or need for market makers anymore, and we'll all be wealthy (thus suspending the theory of relativity & teaching Jesus that the poor, in fact, will not always be amongst us), and if this bold experiment fails, the fiat we didn't lose anything since we 'bought in' with conjured up at no cost fiat. </biggest sarc of my life>

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:29 | Link to Comment john39
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well no, we all know that is not how it works... you need to be "chosen" for the honor of printing money with a license....   where do you apply?  down at Louis Cipher's office....

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:16 | Link to Comment FL_Conservative
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That's what happens when sovreign debt is viewed as a crapshoot.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:16 | Link to Comment JPM Hater001
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Hey guys, as the dow drops once again 13000 I have to finish this last one but I cant function like this...

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:18 | Link to Comment eatthebanksters
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Sounds likea time table for going after Iran's nukes...time will tell...

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:30 | Link to Comment tmosley
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Every day is April 1!

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 21:16 | Link to Comment CrockettAlmanac.com
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April is the cruelest month.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:50 | Link to Comment dark pools of soros
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not either, it's Apple 1st

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 18:18 | Link to Comment Nascent_Variable
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The fiat human centipede just keeps getting longer.  Gotta love it.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 19:59 | Link to Comment brokenclock
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Here is where they create the frenzy to try and get mom and pop back into the market. There too stupid to realize they are already  broke. With 30% of all mortgages underwater on a national level. Food inflation and high gas prices. Banks having their ass puckered with little to no lending.  They probably think we all have a printing press. This should be interesting to see what happens.

I'm very light first tier in my short positions.

 

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 21:32 | Link to Comment midtowng
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This makes perfect sense to me. Well, at least as much sense as defaulted subprime mortgages.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:08 | Link to Comment Conrad Murray
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Maybe Jihadists will start to bomb Apple stores now. Oh the hipstermanity!

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:33 | Link to Comment mirac
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"hipstermanity"  I like that...lol

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:06 | Link to Comment GeneMarchbanks
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Half hipster, half manatee but fully unstoppable. Hipsters are the most devout worshippers at the iChurch.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 20:03 | Link to Comment Cathartes Aura
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cruel to manatees! who are in fact, quite gentle creatures. . .

hipstermanity = hipster-Man-in-Tee(shirt), 'cause we know all hipsters love their iToys, AND their Tshirt sloganeering!

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 23:32 | Link to Comment Bringin It
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re. Maybe Jihadists will start to bomb Apple stores now.

Is there a Starbucks left standing in Athens?  Anybody know?

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:10 | Link to Comment GeneMarchbanks
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USA! USA! USA!

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:17 | Link to Comment maxmad
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So if Israel is buying our stocks, that means we have to back them on the attack of Iran!  Unless of course, Iran agrees to buy more than Israel, then we'll back them!

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:25 | Link to Comment toothpicker
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"The $3.075 billion in aid granted to Israel would remain intact under the 2012 State and Foreign Operations Act, Chairman of the House of Representatives' Appropriations Committee, Rep. Hal Rogers said in a joint statement with Rep. Kay Granger, chairwoman of the foreign operations subcommittee of Appropriations."

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 23:35 | Link to Comment Bringin It
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I just read congress-critters guarenteed delivery thru 2018.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 18:10 | Link to Comment JPM Hater001
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It's a 2-fre.

Buy Stock Market get our Military Intervention for free!

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:31 | Link to Comment pkea
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didn't markets reached all times high equivalent of 20k dow and brought hyperinflation to the weimar republic in the late 1920s?...

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:37 | Link to Comment pkea
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this chart is as close to paranoia as it can get:)

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:56 | Link to Comment twinsdad
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Big Brother is a fictional character in George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. He is the enigmatic dictator of Oceania, a totalitarian state taken to its utmost logical consequence – where the ruling Party wields total power for its own sake over the inhabitants.

In the society that Orwell describes, everyone is under complete surveillance by the authorities, mainly by telescreens. The people are constantly reminded of this by the phrase "Big Brother is watching you", which is the core "truth" of the propaganda system in this state.

All funded by AAPL...

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:49 | Link to Comment johnQpublic
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was fictional

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 17:08 | Link to Comment viahj
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ironic isn't it that AAPL's first commercials were showing the indpendent thinker raging against big brother...now it's AAPL that seeks to control all information, if they can beat GOOG to that end.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 23:36 | Link to Comment Bringin It
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Ipads Iphones are always transmitting your co-ords.  Unless you take out the battery.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:56 | Link to Comment MassDecep
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Buy like the crooks, invest in BP. Oil going through the roof.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:42 | Link to Comment stocktivity
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I have to admit...it will be interesting to see who will be there to buy Apple once the selling starts. When the programs say "sell" .....look out below!

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:50 | Link to Comment Spigot
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So, another take on this is that sovereign nations are now using their worthless Forex $$ reserves, funneled through "investment firms" to private equity holders who are trying to flee their equities positions, to buy off US political and corporate interests to give them (those nations) a nod to decimate their mortal enemies.

Am I getting that correctly?

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 17:37 | Link to Comment LongSoupLine
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Can't wait to see William B.'s photoshop project on this one...

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 17:37 | Link to Comment walküre
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Israel invests in HAL and a few defense contractors.

They're pushing the US into war with Iran. They're making the war loans to the US (and probably Iran), then they invest strategically into the war machine.

In the end, they're coming out on top.

Scheisse schwimmt immer oben.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 22:09 | Link to Comment Buck Johnson
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This is getting to the point of desperation, thats for sure.  We may not last past this years presidential election.  The way things are going this summer may be the point where it all implodes.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:02 | Link to Comment Gubbmint Cheese
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Fuck me this is getting old...

 

 

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:05 | Link to Comment Divided States ...
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Oh for sure US equities are a much bigger bargain at these levels than PMs....after a 20% run-up in 2 months.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:08 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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DOW 13,000, AWESOME bargain! 

LOL theyve got to be idiots buying this shit, I dont even believe it.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:17 | Link to Comment Sophist Economicus
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PONZA-PALOOZA!!!!

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:30 | Link to Comment Cursive
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@SheepDog-One

BOJ has had explicit authority to buy stocks and stock futures for decades and look how well it worked for the Nikkei.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:37 | Link to Comment GeneMarchbanks
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It's called life-support and isn't really applicable here since this is international and just massive pooling of funds for one last binge.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:39 | Link to Comment Smiddywesson
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Argentina collapse, stock market ramped

Zimbabwe collapse, stock market ramped

The USD is collapsing, and the stock market is ramping

What's not to believe?

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:42 | Link to Comment Instant Wealth
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They didn't mention, which sort of index trackers. The short trackers would be the better investment, when certain military scenarios become reality.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:16 | Link to Comment Cruel Aid
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The last time we hit 13K DOW, the debt was less than half of the current debt. It is different this time.

That was way back in 2007!

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:06 | Link to Comment Fluffybunny
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Ten fucking percent of central bank reserves in Corporate Stock?

What the flying fuck?

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:21 | Link to Comment knukles
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Hah ha ha ha ha ha
"Who gives a fuck?" says the central banker, "If things go to hell there's always the taxpayer to back stop our bonus pool."

Long live the New World Order

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:31 | Link to Comment john39
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its not unreal... it simply isn't real.  its a giant con set up to ensure global control.   and with this move, even idiots should be able to grasp who some of the main players are.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:22 | Link to Comment Rainman
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They should be in 100% like Larry the Fink says !

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 17:12 | Link to Comment rufusbird
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This can't happen here can it?

Saudi Arabia Stock Market
The SASEIDX, a major stock market index which tracks the performance of large companies based in Saudi Arabia, had a low of 5709.91 points in March of 2011, after reaching an historical high of 20634.86 points in February of 2006

http://www.tradingeconomics.com/saudi-arabia/stock-market

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:03 | Link to Comment battle axe
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This will not end well....

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:08 | Link to Comment Eisenhorn
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Actually, that's because it will NEVER end.

They just announced how the next 20 years of the ponzi will be managed.

You thought they could levitate markets before??  Ha!

DOW 20K is on the way.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:14 | Link to Comment Race Car Driver
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> DOW 20K is on the way.

DOW's going to 36K - 20K will get you a tank of gas.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:26 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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Same shit everyone was saying when they propped this bubble up last time to 14,000...this pig is set to implode soon. 'DOW 36,000' my ass.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:33 | Link to Comment Race Car Driver
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Right. We can agree on the tank of gas, then?

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:40 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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Yep, IF you have a govt permission coupon for 5 gallons of gas that is.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:53 | Link to Comment hidingfromhelis
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Long mopeds

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:16 | Link to Comment T-roll
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I agree.  Many of us truly underestimate the Dark Side of the Force. 

TPTB have turned can-kicking into an artform.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 17:24 | Link to Comment TruthInSunshine
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They've actually turned it into a purely psychological experiment and exquisitely tuned confidence game, but yes...yes...I agree with your fundamental point.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:16 | Link to Comment Commander Cody
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Uber bullish.  Everyone all in!

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:15 | Link to Comment Sophist Economicus
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Oh yes it will...depends on what outcome you're looking for   ;)

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 20:05 | Link to Comment DosZap
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Why would a solvent Soverign(how many are left?), invest in something guaranteed to fail?.

Do they have a suicide pact?.

Their murdering us outright,but we're just mutants to the ELITE,and long ago the plan was laid down to flush 50-75% of us off the map.

The only thing I can see here at work is Blackmail, and another(one more) way to extend Kick the Can and Pretend.

 

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:09 | Link to Comment Silver Dreamer
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They'll do whatever it takes.  Also, as painful as the reset will be, I welcome it.  What concerns me is what happens afterwards.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:16 | Link to Comment flacon
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What comes afterwards is one of two things: 

 

1. Total Slavery, or

2. Total Freedom

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:18 | Link to Comment TradingJoe
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3. Total Chaos and Anarchy!

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 15:21 | Link to Comment Sophist Economicus
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4.   Followed by a huge Mazzolla party

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 16:44 | Link to Comment Smiddywesson
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5.  Total canibalism, hence the reprint of the cookbook, To Serve Man

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 18:17 | Link to Comment grid-b-gone
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Grandma's cookbook takes on a whole notha' meaning.

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