SAC Up 9.2% YTD, Paulson Heart Boehner, And Other Hedge Fund Observations

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Biff Malibu's picture

I heart SAC as well.  When I first opened my TD Waterhouse online brokerage account with dial-up access, some jackoff named Jon Markman over at MSN was pumping some POS called Sensar (SCII) that was some Israeli reverse merger with some POS company and it was supposed to go up 10000% in 10 years, as well as XLA and CMGI and some other POS's.  Well, I bought in because none other than SAC was also heavily invested (at much lower prices I'm sure).  Well I was happy to be the bag-holder for them once. 

Never again.


TumblingDice's picture

Maybe Paulson is hoping Boehner's standoff can lift gold prices due to currency uncertainty?

Or maybe he's a republican political hack who has bought into the notion that republicans stand for low government.

Maybe both.

ZeroPower's picture

Short biased Eqs give a -YTD performance... No big suprise thanks to Benny Boy.

NotApplicable's picture

Thankfully that headline hit before lunch...

I am a Man I am Forty's picture

emerging market debt has been the way to go over the past couple of years

Scottj88's picture

From Sen. Obama’s Floor Speech, March 20, 2006:

The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the U.S. Government can’t pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government’s reckless fiscal policies. … Increasing America’s debt weakens us domestically and internationally. Leadership means that “the buck stops here.” Instead, Washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today onto the backs of our children and grandchildren. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better.

It is all a rackeet in the interests of the Federal Reserve and its sister European banking friends...

TruthInSunshine's picture

What happened to that Senator?

Where is he when we need him most?

Paging.......wait.....that's Obama!???

Manchurian Candidate, bitchez!

gwar5's picture



That's perfect, and has been out there, and I don't know why the opposition doesn't rub it in one of Obamao's two faces by repeating it daily.

Follow the money. All the way to the printing press.

TruthInSunshine's picture

Is the DOJ really closing in on the Cohen?

Will Captain Ahab get Moby Dick?

Harpoons at the ready, and get some of the fem males to dress up as women and undergo estrogen treatment (for those of you who follow the perverted ways rumored to happen in the hallowed offices of the SAC).

spanish inquisition's picture

The DOJ's main job nowdays is to let the whales that benefit from Congresses largess that they need to show more appreciation for the bounty they have received. (i.e. - Triple your campaign contributions)

TruthInSunshine's picture


And let us not forget that many of the whales' firms, whether SAC or Goldman or JPM, undoubtedly provide cushy, high wage 'employment' (whether the employee shows up for work or not) for many children, wives, husbands, brothers, sisters, etc. of regulators and politicians, nor that there's a revolving door, whereby the regulators and politicians are giddy with anticipation at the prospect of leaving 'government service' to be give the same set up at their first ooportunity.

The system is corrupt and intractably f**ked beyond comprehension, really.

snowball777's picture

Yay....the thief loves the crybaby.

Robslob's picture





treasurefish's picture



Democrat:  Follow Greece's Path.  Raise the credit limit and get more loans to pay for it, but do not default.

Result - Riots in the streets, banks profit, & China comes out ahead.


Republican:  Follow Ireland's Path. Introduce "Austerity Measures" and cut spending, but do not default.

Result - Riots in the streets, banks profit, & China comes out ahead.


Libertarian:  Follow Iceland's Path.  Pay out minimum amount of money to keep National government running at reduced levels, pay retirees, and default.  

Result - 2 to 3 years of pain, international TBTF banks suffer, & economy surges past China's.  


Note:  Population levels have nothing to do with credit agency ratings - just like it doesn't matter how many people live in your household with your personal credit.  What matters is your country's debt to GDP ratio - just like your debt to income ratio.

Pete15's picture

Id love to hear what Chris Matthews would say about that. 

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