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"Price Stability": 10 Year Retraces Almost Entire Intraday Swing, As The S&P Surges By Over 60 Points In Minutes

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Following a 600 point plunge in the DJIA yesterday, today we see a 400 point surge following the presentation of the weak case of the expected Bernanke Put. And completing the amazement, the 10 Year bond, moved to almost record lows, and then retraced virtually the entire move, as nobody knows what central planning has in store for America any longer. Additionally, after being up 50%, VIX is now down 22%. Congratulations Ben: in taking central planning to nth double-down levels, you have now broken not only the stock, but the bond market as well.

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Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:16 | Link to Comment gangland
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in accordance with what we think your dying wishes might well have been, we commit your mortal remains to the bosom of the Pacific Ocean, which you loved so well... Goodnight, sweet prince.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:22 | Link to Comment mtomato2
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And let's also not forget--let's not forget, Dude--that keeping wildlife, an amphibious rodent, for uh, domestic, you know, within the city-- that isn't legal either
Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:23 | Link to Comment caerus
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aww...nice marmot

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:26 | Link to Comment Dave Thomas
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Walter what is your fucking problem man?

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:28 | Link to Comment mtomato2
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Forget it, Donny. You're out of your element.
Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:30 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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Theyre fucking nihilists man, thats what.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:34 | Link to Comment Johnny Yuma
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Nihilists huh... That must be exhausting.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:35 | Link to Comment gangland
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What the fuck are you talking about?!

This Chinaman is not the issue!

I'm talking about drawing a line in the sand, Dude.

Across this line you do not, uh--

and also, Dude, Chinaman is not the preferred nomenclature, uh..

Asian-American. Please.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:38 | Link to Comment Dave Thomas
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I am the walrus, I am the walrus uhh.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:41 | Link to Comment caerus
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nobody fucks with the jesus!

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:47 | Link to Comment FEDbuster
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Has the Whole World Gone Crazy? Am I the Only One Around Here Who Gives a Shit About the Rules? Mark It Zero!
Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:04 | Link to Comment Dave Thomas
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I don't like your jerkoff name, I don't like your jerkoff face, I don't like your jerkoff behavior, I don't like you... jerkoff.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:21 | Link to Comment Jeff Lebowski
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I'll tell you what I'm blathering about... I've got information man! New shit has come to light!

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 18:18 | Link to Comment eureka
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mumbo-jumbo all - GS/JPM told Bernank/Fed what to say at 2:15pm today - after which GS published its "interpretation" of the 2;15pm today Bernank/Fed speak - after which GS pumped U.S. stocks to spite bears and the entire world of U.S.-doubters - and to stir fear into the sheeple over the HOLY DOW's unpredictability yet resillience in order to sew the seeds for Jackson Hole WY August 26 2011 Bernank announcement of QE3 - to which anyone with half a brain can only say fuck the USphonyA Empire and long live the republic, or break it up in five parts based on ideology, and fuck the Wall Street Casino, and its "investors"...

Free the world - bomb Wall Street - ahh, call in the UK rioters for that - US'ians are too busy binging burgers, burbing coke, gaming, gambling, bla bla bla boring fucking knucklehead provicial clueless moron pussies squabling over marbles - losers all - if you want the world to respect you go blow up some banks...

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 19:15 | Link to Comment Johnny Yuma
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Yeah.... well... you know... that's just... like... your opinion, man. 

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 21:11 | Link to Comment caerus
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lol

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 23:39 | Link to Comment juangrande
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yoos toos crack me up!

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 09:29 | Link to Comment mtomato2
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Never has there been a more perfect comment at a more perfect time.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 22:23 | Link to Comment trav7777
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daily RSI was 16 man...that is deeply oversold and a bounce was due.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:05 | Link to Comment Biosci
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Shut up, Donny.

The f'ing short version:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXT0gOk1Ogw

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:37 | Link to Comment Pete15
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Ahhhh fuck it dude, lets go bowling 

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:32 | Link to Comment DosZap
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gangland,

What if the Chinaman, is in China?Does that make him a Asian-Chinese?.

Why do have this PC shit here anyway?.

If you are a citizen, your just a plain friggin American.

Screw the Hyphenated shit spewed by the Liberal fks,that's one of the reasons we're a Nation Divided.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:40 | Link to Comment Cathartes Aura
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um, lol.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:51 | Link to Comment caerus
Wed, 08/10/2011 - 09:31 | Link to Comment mtomato2
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The under-cinematized is a sad, sad thing.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:29 | Link to Comment spinone
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Hell, I can get you a toe by 3 o'clock this afternoon... with nail polish. These fucking amateurs...

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:27 | Link to Comment mtomato2
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It's uh, it's down there somewhere. Lemme take another look.
Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:15 | Link to Comment Johnny Yuma
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Ve vant ze money, Bernanke

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:53 | Link to Comment Cathartes Aura
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ve believes in nussing, Bernanke, nussing - and tomorrow ve come back and ve cut off your johnson!

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:11 | Link to Comment jus_lite_reading
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THERE ARE NO MORE FREE MARKETS!!!! EVERYTHING IS A SCAM!!!!!!!!

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 03:03 | Link to Comment darkstar7646
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You may be saying that about many Americans, as well as their economy.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:17 | Link to Comment oogs66
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comrade oogs is going to get an early wait on his stand in the bread line....have to brush up on some other communist era things since that is where we are headed, except we will still have billionaires...maybe we can call them uber-comrades or they can all just be czars

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:38 | Link to Comment Diogenes
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Commissars.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:49 | Link to Comment LFMayor
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alles klar, Herr Kommisar?

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:57 | Link to Comment caerus
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nice

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 18:50 | Link to Comment fuu
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represent

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:17 | Link to Comment John Law Lives
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What f'ed markets we have...

Great job, Chairsatan!

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:37 | Link to Comment Whatta
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wow..did you know that f'ed spells FED too? Creeeepy!

I wishthefuck someone would explain the rules of this market thing to me. Are we supposed to buy or sell now? Are times good or bad. I can't tell.

Tequila will fix this, I am sure.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:52 | Link to Comment Max Hunter
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It's pretty fucking obvious we should be buying the Euro.. Since they don't have ANY debt problems and should remain 25 cents ubove PPP (purchasing power parity).. against the USD.. That's it.. I'm going long here.. No stop.. target 1.80...  fucking BB...

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:58 | Link to Comment caerus
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to the liquor store!

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:49 | Link to Comment slaughterer
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The above 15 comments on this board should go down in ZH history as the most shining example of what we can achieve here.  Take note historians and Michael Lewis.  (Now, where is that cute trainee from Hamburg...)

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:25 | Link to Comment Pay Day Today
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Yeah someone should print out a hard copy before the servers get shut down...

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:50 | Link to Comment John Law Lives
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Where does this mindless prattle rank in that list:

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slaughterer
on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 23:48
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DOW 10060. Doable by lunch tomorrow, it seems.
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Tue, 08/09/2011 - 18:45 | Link to Comment slaughterer
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So I was off by one day.  It hit in overnight futures last night.  Pay attention.  

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 18:52 | Link to Comment John Law Lives
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<<<    Pay attention.    >>>

I would pay attention if you had something intelligent to say.  As it is, you are another daytrader following your gauges.  At least Robo used to post interesting pics with his/her posts.  Not any more.  Yawn! 

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 03:04 | Link to Comment darkstar7646
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The problem is that the gauges stopped applying when it was clear that the only real owner, for any length of time, of any stock in the DOW 30 is the US Government and the Plunge Protection Team thereof.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 08:13 | Link to Comment slaughterer
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If ZH gave me the privilege, I would post charts and videos as well. 

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:18 | Link to Comment TruthInSunshine
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The Bernank's going to go down as the Fed Head who broke all markets, and for quite a long time.

Twice bitten, once shy comes into play here, folks.

Three times bitten sucks, because most just bleed out.

Look back to 1929 to 1932 for guidance, an era that The Bernank claims expertise on, in the most ultimate of ironies.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:29 | Link to Comment PhattyBuoy
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Who is the next Austria?!

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:51 | Link to Comment Bastiat
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Yep, stockpile physical as long the FRNs will buy it and just wait for them to finish burnin the mother down.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:18 | Link to Comment Walcott14
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Can someone explain WTF is going on in the markets?!?

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:22 | Link to Comment gangland
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a bunch of fig-eaters with towels on their heads tryin' to find reverse on a Soviet tank?

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:24 | Link to Comment mtomato2
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They're nihilists, Donny, nothing to be afraid of.
Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:26 | Link to Comment caerus
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ah...that must be exhausting

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:53 | Link to Comment FEDbuster
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We're talking about unchecked aggression here, dude.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 03:06 | Link to Comment darkstar7646
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So when does Wall Street's unchecked aggression become London's on America's main streets?

It's already starting in smaller scales.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:31 | Link to Comment kaiserhoff
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If it were a French tank, it would only have reverse.

The market is exactly like a monkey trying to fuck a football.  Lots of activity expended in a lost cause.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:23 | Link to Comment AmazingLarry
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Just got super hiiiiiiigh on hopium.

We still need a precipitus drop before Jackson Hole, when of course, he will say nothing again, not thing will be fixed.....again....and assure the bear goes into hibernation. 

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:04 | Link to Comment Greater Fool
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I am so excited! Stocks up, bonds up, gold up...we're all going to be rich, I tell you!

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:54 | Link to Comment jplotinus
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Yes. Markets go up one day and down the next; then vice versa. Wash, rinse, repeat.

As I had said, several times, going into the blog frenzy of the last few days:

 

Chill

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:19 | Link to Comment Robbie4
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"And completing the amazement, the 10 Year bond, moved to almost record lows" no amazement here, that it proves again that the long term interest on Teasuries is trongly correlated to the expectatiion of the future Fed Funds Rate.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:25 | Link to Comment Tyler Durden
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The amazement was in the almost complete retracement.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:39 | Link to Comment disabledvet
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Battle Royale meets Royale with cheese. Now BACK OFF!

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:44 | Link to Comment SwingForce
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The amazement is that Bank Stocks were backstopped at yesterday's lows, to the PENNY for JPM-FAS-XLF-BKX(+2cents)-UYG(-2cents)-C & BAC never came near yest's lows today. Let the banks buy stocks that yield way more than the 10 year. QE3 is Operation Squeeze, like squeeze people out of bonds becu'z the yield is so low, get'em into stocks. Let banks buy stocks too, the yield on the equal dollar Dow 30 hit 3.25% today.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:45 | Link to Comment Manthong
Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:14 | Link to Comment Bam_Man
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Congratulations. It seems you are beginning to understand the impact of ZIRP on Term Structure.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:21 | Link to Comment Spitzer
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Treasury bubble has popped, David Rosenburg probably top ticked it.

Flight out of currency risk.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:32 | Link to Comment Mactheknife
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Let's see...should I loan some of my hard earned money to a government that borrows .42 of every 1 it spends and can't seem to stop at a rate that is lower than real inflation who has already borrowed more than it can ever pay back?  Gee, I don't know that's a tough one but I think I'll pass on that. Thanks anyway!

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:53 | Link to Comment Jack Sheet
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Martin Armstrong on why bonds yields stay low

http://www.martinarmstrong.org/files/Why%20Bonds%20Always%20Rally%2008-0...

The real capital displacement (shift from bonds to stocks) has not yet taken place.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:09 | Link to Comment Spitzer
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It may be.

The only thing that looks PPT about this rally is the strength in financial stocks.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:19 | Link to Comment chrisd
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So people plunge into equities because there is no yield from bonds, but the Fed admits that earnings power of equities will be low because the economy sucks.

So now, aren't we playing an even bigger game of hot potato in hoping that someone else will desire the "equity yield" and hope they don't get destroyed by a poorly timed earnings release?

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:42 | Link to Comment disabledvet
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Yes

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:19 | Link to Comment FunkyMonkeyBoy
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Your jewish overlords are well in control. Time to double the aid payments to Israel, you gotta pay top $dollar for this quality of fascism.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:20 | Link to Comment gangland
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some Chinaman in Korea took them

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:25 | Link to Comment mtomato2
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uh--and also, Dude, Chinaman is not the preferred, uh. . . Asian-American. Please.
Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:33 | Link to Comment caerus
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calmer than you are

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:41 | Link to Comment spartan117
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It's only derogatory if YOU take it as derogatory.  Some white folk prefer to be referred to as "rednecks", "honkies", "gringos", "crackers", etc.  They love it.  Really.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:45 | Link to Comment caerus
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calmer than you are

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:38 | Link to Comment mtomato2
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calmer'n you are, Dude...

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 00:51 | Link to Comment MayIMommaDogFac...
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Uhhhh, Groundhog Day?

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:56 | Link to Comment FEDbuster
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Fucking Chinks?

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:11 | Link to Comment gangland
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dont quite recall that particular line...

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:22 | Link to Comment spartan117
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Well, "fucking" is technically not derogatory.  But you are free to use "chinks" as a stand alone term.  But I've always been at a loss for what "chinks" implies. The American slang doesn't make a whole lot of sense.  I understand "cracker", but "chinks?"  Oooooh, "chink".  Wow, that term must strike terror in the hearts of Chinese all over the world. 

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:29 | Link to Comment Pay Day Today
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Nothing like what having Bernank and Geithner in charge does.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:19 | Link to Comment Barry Mcokiner
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I prefer white bread, or thin lips.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:23 | Link to Comment spartan117
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Do they make yellow bread? 

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:32 | Link to Comment toady
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I like gringo, actually, but only because I'm a stranger in Aztlan.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:33 | Link to Comment caerus
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this isn't a guy who built the railroads here...

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:48 | Link to Comment baby_BLYTHE
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Spot-on, never forget... Israel is the only middle-eastern country to ever commit acts of terrorism against the US.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvItZ2GS88A 

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:38 | Link to Comment stu11
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I see some of us are in need of reprogramming.

Independent thought and pursuit of the truth are decidedly inconvenient.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 18:25 | Link to Comment Max Hunter
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Indeed... Normally an Israeli firster would have shown up by now calling us all racists for not dropping to our knees kissing the first Jewish ass that passed..

Won't be long. They will be here to reinforce the conditioning the very few of us somehow shook off by fluke accident..   Mr. Smith is on his way..

USS Liberty... nuff said

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:47 | Link to Comment disabledvet
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I'm SHOCKED u would say such a thong-i mean thing. Now go take your clothes off and dance in the window. I just got home from work and have the bino's at the ready.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:59 | Link to Comment baby_BLYTHE
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as the good doctor is famous for saying, "truth is treason in the empire of lies"- Ron Paul

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 21:32 | Link to Comment disabledvet
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and the good Underdog says "sex is the reason i spy, i spy." arf! arf!

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 21:31 | Link to Comment Temporalist
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Haym Salomon: Financier of the Revolutionay War

http://www.fau.edu/library/brody5.htm

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 23:27 | Link to Comment TruthInSunshine
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What's sad and pathetic is that American Students are still taught that the Revolutionary War was due to a stamp tax and a tax on tea, and other such nonsense.

The Revolutionary War's primary cause was that a very Rothschild-controlled England did not take kindly to the New Colonialists printing their own money, via Colonial Script, because it deprived the Crown of  the means of extracting wealth from every time Colonial Script was used to purchase goods and services, with the Colonialists not having to borrow anything from the Bank of England nor pay any interest.

What's even far more sad and pathetic is that our government sold us out in 1910-1913 when they allowed The Federal Reserve to set up shop and delegated the very right to print money to it, without so much as a whimper.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:19 | Link to Comment Hedgetard55
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Cheap money got us into this mess, and even cheaper money will get us out.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:50 | Link to Comment JW n FL
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+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:19 | Link to Comment machineh
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Just watch tomorrow, when Bigfoot Bernank seeks to take out his rage (three dissenters!) on the gold market. 

Can't make a recovery omelette without breaking a few eggs!

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:19 | Link to Comment Robbie4
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"And completing the amazement, the 10 Year bond, moved to almost record lows" no amazement here, because it proves again that the long term interest rate on Treasuries is strongly correlated to the expectation of the future Fed Funds Rate.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:24 | Link to Comment Spitzer
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No, it proves that climax buying ends bull markets.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:33 | Link to Comment Johnny Lawrence
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Good luck with shorting Treasuries.  How did that work out in Japan?  A country that has even more debt than the US. 

For people who pride themselves on being contrarian, I'm amazed at how many people here shit on bonds.  Don't you realize that being bearish on bonds puts you in the same company as UBS, BofA, Morgan, etc?

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:52 | Link to Comment Spitzer
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What do you think the rally was at the end was ? The CAD jumped by over 1% even when oil was down.

Do you think the PPT was buying CAD ? I don't.

Japan had a 20% savings rate for decades, they are a creditor nation. The US does not look like a creditor nation to me.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:11 | Link to Comment Johnny Lawrence
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Good point, but I don't see foreign investors dumping US Treasuries when so much of their exports rely on the US consumer.

Plus, it's only day of trading.  I don't make my decisions on that.  What I do know is that the sentiment towards bonds is extremely poor, and history of previous credit collapses show that bonds perform well in these situations.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:19 | Link to Comment Spitzer
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History shows the opposite when it is the governmets credit collaping

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:39 | Link to Comment Pay Day Today
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"when so much of their exports rely on the US consumer."

US consumer is toast dude, the growing spending middle class is in India and China. They'll pretend to keep servicing the US market as long as the US continues to pretend to pay them, but that's about it.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 03:08 | Link to Comment darkstar7646
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Not toast, GONE.

Most American consumption of the last 20 years died when Fannie and Freddie got nationalized.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 19:04 | Link to Comment fuu
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I have doubts about the importance of the American comsumer at this point.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:20 | Link to Comment The Count
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Welcome to Crazy Town!

 

The markets are getting more and more like a lunatic asylum.

 

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:20 | Link to Comment tahoebumsmith
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Adds a whole new meaning to the PPT.. It is now considered the PONZI PROTECTION TEAM..Days away from getting caught they had to do something to buy themselves a little more time. It's really a flippin joke at this point. America, land of the free now land of the bots. I wonder just how much mom and pop lost yesterday and how much they got back today? NA DA...Just a number they can stare at to keep them from having a run on BAC... Tick,tock,tick,tock time is running out.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:20 | Link to Comment breezer1
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we pretend to invest in markets and they pretend we have markets.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:20 | Link to Comment reefermadness
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What part of collapse don't you understand? Gold, then watch the carnage from a distance drinking frozen vodka with babe in hand. Enjoy life don't wrestle with pigs in the dirt.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:21 | Link to Comment Traianus Augustus
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This market is beginning to resemble an alligator during its death rolls.  The only question is...is the alligator the hunter in this market or the HUNTED?!?!

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:22 | Link to Comment kaiserhoff
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Just saw Bill Gross on the boob tube, reacting to the now zero rate two year.  He said it might as well be a billion.  None of the short bus crowd caught the line or reacted.  Here is what I think he meant.

At zero interest, no one but the Squid, the Morgue, and the gubment will trade this shit.  NO ONE.  All the easier to manipulate the hell out of international cash flows.  I try not to wear a tin hat.  I really do.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:34 | Link to Comment Bay of Pigs
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That isn't Tin Foil at all.

Just stating the cold hard facts on this shit show.

Buy GOLD & SILVER. FED just gave the green light to multi thousand gold and triple digit silver.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:29 | Link to Comment ReactionToClose...
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and competitor Blackrock is countering everything Gross says/does as part of the Special Ops side of the PPT

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:29 | Link to Comment Stares straight...
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Do you know what channel he was on?  I'd like to watch that interview in full.

Thanks

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:23 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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Manic depressive markets one minute sobbing hopelessly in the corner, the next jumping around the room throwing confetti! Total and utter insanity.

Dollar is toast BTW.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:23 | Link to Comment Scalaris
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Letting the Dow fall under 10000 is unconstitutional and unamerican. Kudos PPT for saving America's economic image yet again.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:54 | Link to Comment Spitzer
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Its coming out of the treasury market.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:24 | Link to Comment Ned Zeppelin
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These movements are nutty and it is time to get out of the water, hug your wife, kids and PMs, and stay far away from the drooling Keynesian lunatics in the corner.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:35 | Link to Comment gmrpeabody
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+1000

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:24 | Link to Comment Comay Mierda
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wtf happened to silver today?

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:26 | Link to Comment reefermadness
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Silver is for speculation gold for safety. Choose wisely.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:31 | Link to Comment Seasmoke
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i choose silver

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:37 | Link to Comment tmosley
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Ahh, the false duality.  Thinking like this is what will help those last few silver owners who could not be shaken from their positions either by prices of zero or inf-1 become the oligarchs of the next era.  We who hold silver thank you for spreading such falsehoods.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:53 | Link to Comment reefermadness
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You can choose whatever side you want. I'm in it for the insurance. Do you dispute that gold is better insurance than silver? 

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 18:01 | Link to Comment lawrence1
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As Mosley says, false duality. Silver is a much more manipulated market, but, so far, has greatly outperformed gold over the last years and highly experienced, informed persons like Eric Sprott believe that silver will be the star of the decade. They have both been money for thousands of years. In short, they are both insurance, not trading vehicles, and you should be glad to have two options, and I would and do use both. If you take Nassim Taleb seriously regarding wildness and unpredictability, you would certainly utilize both as well as other vehicles for perserving wealth.
I wonder how others on this site have been influenced by
Taleb?

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 18:47 | Link to Comment Shell Game
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(edit:  I should say, I half agree), Tm, but I like your confidence.  A good trade always has strong conviction.  My conviction is thus:  what do CBs hold in vaults?  Who is draining GLD (but not SLV)?  When the S really HTF after the Debt Kabuki theater, what outperformed?

Personally, I think gold will fly the standard into and through hyperinflation.  As in, massive decouple from Ag.

But, I tend to believe silver will be the standard bearer into and through the Depressionary plunge (that brings down Au) following HI, and many years after.  But, honestly it's just an educated WAG..

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:25 | Link to Comment d00daa
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i wish i could bitch-slap every single one of you, you don't collapse 20-25% over a two week period in a bull market.  get a hold of yourselves.  play the damn rally, short into resistance, rinse and repeat.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:28 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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Who gives a shit about 'trading' stocks to gain some worthless dollars? You take a look at the dollar today?

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:35 | Link to Comment d00daa
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i trade paper (etf options) to buy physical on dips.  i'm speaking to those here that are still short (shouldn't be since end of yesterday) being overly emotional and freaking out about today's "rally."  there is no fucking way we just jump right back into an equities bull market after what just happened over the last couple of weeks.

and no, TEOTWAWKI isn't lost on me.  not at all.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:34 | Link to Comment Iriestx
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Cocaine trades in dollars still, and in the end, isn't that why we're all here?

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:39 | Link to Comment Temporalist
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I'm here for the cookies.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 01:16 | Link to Comment MayIMommaDogFac...
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Did you leave any for the rest of us?

(that question is directed to each of you in turn)

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:42 | Link to Comment PhattyBuoy
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I am here for Robo's girlie pics ...

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:10 | Link to Comment Greater Fool
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Me too, and he has not been delivering the goods lately.

Robo, Dude, we were up 4%+ today. I'm sure you've got some obscure company there that just got its rat enema patent approved whose chart you can post. Along with the the other pics, of course.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:44 | Link to Comment kaiserhoff
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Red wine and pussy futures, or is that future pussy?

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:24 | Link to Comment gunsmoke011
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Don't forget the dollar - another day like today and we can use it for toilet paper. The "Plan" is now clear -- as if it wasn't already. It may be time to do as they are doing in London and bring about "Real Change" in this country.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:28 | Link to Comment Barry Mcokiner
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I'm afraid it's too late  for that. Jersey Shore is back on and football starts soon. Home of the quasi-free and the complacent.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:26 | Link to Comment healey
healey's picture

What's the yield on a 10yr govt bond? I can't find this..

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:57 | Link to Comment FEDbuster
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There is none.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:12 | Link to Comment Greater Fool
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If you buy one, they give you back your money in 10 years but they send you an American flag on a popsicle stick right away!

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 22:37 | Link to Comment snowball777
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I planted mine, but they still haven't germinated yet; I'll let you know.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:26 | Link to Comment Saucy-Jack
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To quote ole Hunter:

"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."

Future histrorians will marvel at this madness.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 17:54 | Link to Comment disabledvet
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Even current ones. Now GET IN THERE AND BUY!

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 16:26 | Link to Comment Eagle Keeper
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When's silver gonna go back up?

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