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RANsquawk 'US Market Wrap' - 23/05/12

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Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:08 | 2456396 Fleecer
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PPT does it again.

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:10 | 2456402 SheepDog-One
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Must be REALLY fucking bad out there for this kind of clown show stuff.

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:15 | 2456424 Pladizow
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Dow closes down 6.66 - dum, dum duuuummmm!

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:15 | 2456426 Clueless Economist
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Not at all messed up.  Jim Cramer says that if it were not for Europe, US Stocks would be at all time highs.

He says USA is in fantastic shape, based on the number of people he sees eating at Chipoltes.


Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:18 | 2456434 ACP
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The pattern of the last few weeks looks like a miniature version of what happened last August. Like the algos are using that as a template.

Usually no one writes in the RAN squawk section. I guess everyone was waiting for Tyler to post a blurb on the afternoon ramp.

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:18 | 2456442 Fleecer
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"it's not a pyramid scheme... is a BTFD scheme."

Really jonesin' for the ZH private-screening of 'BTFD II'

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:09 | 2456397 Calidreaming
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WTF : If the market opens up dow + 100 pts  it slowly melts up till close.

             If the market opens down -100, it has a 60 % chance of reversing by end of day.


Its fucked up.  Greece , euro implosion and dow 5k cant come soon enough for me- end this fucking game now

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:16 | 2456430 Bam_Man
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It's not a "market" as we used to know it.

Now it's just Hedge Funds and HFT algos pushing each other around.

The "tell" is that the stock of the most "Valuable Company in the World" routinely moves 3%-5% intraday. That is not normal and something that was never seen in the past when it was a "real" market.

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:12 | 2456413 pcrotty41@hotma...
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Hope no one was short out there today....ouch...what touched off that algo firestorm?

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:18 | 2456439 GrinandBearit
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CNBC:  "Stocks claw back in final half-hour as French, Italian leaders agree to consider all measures to boost european growth"

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:20 | 2456451 Angel Face
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Which doesn't mean jack shit if the Germans aren't on board.

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:22 | 2456459 GrinandBearit
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The algos don't care about Germans.

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:32 | 2456505 bdc63
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that's a fact, jack

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:20 | 2456454 bdc63
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the only way to play this market is with tight stops -- but there is money to be made

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:23 | 2456463 Bam_Man
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Oh yes, there is definitely money to be made - but not by you, me or anyone else commenting here.

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:31 | 2456497 bdc63
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I've managed to put together a couple of good days in a row ... sold my EUO yesterday, and SKF today before the market melt up (thanks to a tight stop).  I'm not setting the world on fire, but I'm holding my own.

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:15 | 2456416 bdc63
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DOW closes down 6.66

Half the people that read this site have just grabbed their 'buggout' bag and headed to an undisclosed location ...

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:15 | 2456425 GrinandBearit
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Pissant Pisani going nuts! ..."What a day for the bulls!" - yada yada yada.

I'm glad I do not trade this market.  It drives me nuts just watching it.

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:15 | 2456428 e-man
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Today's action proves that the Magic Market Fairy can fix anything.  If you just close your eyes really tight and  believe with all your might.  Throw those stupid charts, fundamentals and analyses away, Magic Market Fairy has it all under control.


Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:17 | 2456435 Calidreaming
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Its amazing that on a big up day- It never ever ever ever ever REVERSES-BUT SLOWLY CREEPS UP.  On a big down day-  go fucking long at lunch time and you could be a hero. It doesnt make sense.

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:19 | 2456446 GrinandBearit
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Now all you gotta do is trade what doesn't make sense and you'll be rich.

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:21 | 2456455 Rathmullan
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Yep, that noonish decoupling when europe fades along with that 3ish trader blow break works wonders 

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:18 | 2456438 Angel Face
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WTF, over?

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:20 | 2456447 Calidreaming
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Pisani is a stupid dick

Rick Santelli for president!

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:22 | 2456460 Ness.
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A little Iron Maiden in 'honor' of this shit show of a 'market'.


The number of the Beast




Wed, 05/23/2012 - 16:29 | 2456476 Lore
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No offense, but this has to be the slowest, most laggy vid stream I've seen in a very long time. Weird.

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