Recent Topics
Alternatives to CK-4
by motor_oil_madman
05/27/17 09:45 PM
Buying grandsons pickup (yes I'm insane)
by kafka45
05/27/17 08:34 PM
Help!
by Mathew_Boss
05/27/17 07:43 PM
Fram CA5057 air filter discontinued?
by TFBird
05/27/17 06:44 PM
low cost pressure washer
by bmwjohn
05/27/17 06:25 PM
Mixing different brands of 0W-20 Full Synthetic
by TheBus36
05/27/17 06:19 PM
The operation failed
by DannyWatts
05/27/17 06:11 PM
RIP Gregg Allman
by Jimmy9190
05/27/17 06:09 PM
The city I grew up in
by Bluestream
05/27/17 05:54 PM
Brutal Heat & Humidity...
by sleddriver
05/27/17 05:07 PM
Interesting currency find
by car51
05/27/17 04:40 PM
Dress Shoes
by GGorman04
05/27/17 04:20 PM
The Shoe Box
by KeithS_NW_Ohio
05/27/17 04:02 PM
Peak Motor Oil $2qt @ Dollar General
by Warstud
05/27/17 03:35 PM
Beloved Highlander sold, Tundra hunting....
by dblshock
05/27/17 03:24 PM
2015 Chevy Sonic 1.8l Automatic - Cooland drain &
by WyrTwister
05/27/17 03:10 PM
The A-10 will keep flying, no longer in danger
by L_Sludger
05/27/17 02:42 PM
XANAX - doc wants me to try, your experience?
by SumpChump
05/27/17 02:20 PM
Carquest "multi vehicle ATF Date Code
by car51
05/27/17 02:09 PM
2000 Grand Marquis
by Ausfahrt
05/27/17 02:08 PM
Newest Members
jdex, PROSECHILD, Harleyman08, DannyWatts, TX_1821
61672 Registered Users
Who's Online
60 registered (Bandito440, Astro14, Berny, BigCahuna, Bluestream, 7 invisible), 2089 Guests and 9 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
61672 Members
66 Forums
265690 Topics
4390907 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 388 of 562 < 1 2 ... 386 387 388 389 390 ... 561 562 >
Topic Options
#2631313 - 05/20/12 02:10 AM Re: Investors....come in please! [Re: Last_Z]
Drew99GT Offline


Registered: 10/11/02
Posts: 21789
Loc: Colorado Springs
Trying to "balance the budget" will result in Europe. And Europe is in collapse.

Top
#2631319 - 05/20/12 02:32 AM Re: Investors....come in please! [Re: Last_Z]
Shannow Offline


Registered: 12/12/02
Posts: 35714
Loc: Oz
China did it quickly with the one child policy (and it's got other ramifications for world security with a generation of males who statistically will never marry), but we did it letting baby boomers run the show.

Balancing anything is just a play on words. Oz just balanced next year's budget by going deeper into debt this year, bringing forward 3 months of next Financial Year's expenditure.

Top
#2631334 - 05/20/12 03:17 AM Re: Investors....come in please! [Re: Last_Z]
Drew99GT Offline


Registered: 10/11/02
Posts: 21789
Loc: Colorado Springs
How this debt bubble plays out is going to be a fascinating, yet painful experience I'm afraid. I think, depending on where we are on Friday evening next week, that it has finally popped and the natural course will work itself out. Always has, always will.

Don't fall for any messiah's in the coming years folks.

Top
#2631338 - 05/20/12 03:49 AM Re: Investors....come in please! [Re: Last_Z]
crinkles Offline


Registered: 05/28/07
Posts: 5555
Loc: Australia
So thats why indices wait to add ipo's

Top
#2631834 - 05/20/12 08:14 PM Re: Investors....come in please! [Re: Last_Z]
Drew99GT Offline


Registered: 10/11/02
Posts: 21789
Loc: Colorado Springs
There's an elephant in the room...........or more specifically, a bear, that no one is talking about. Are you guys the least bit worried about a market crash this week? In the short term, even though the market is somewhat oversold, the entire technical pattern is set up for a crash. I wouldn't be as concerned if it wasn't for Facebook's potential to break the tipping point. Those guys couldn't have picked a better moment to shove that sucker down the toilet.

I've charted out just about every tradeable security possible and the precipice is here.

Top
#2632011 - 05/21/12 04:42 AM Re: Investors....come in please! [Re: Drew99GT]
Turk Offline


Registered: 02/03/06
Posts: 9103
Loc: MN
Originally Posted By: Drew99GT
There's an elephant in the room...........or more specifically, a bear, that no one is talking about. Are you guys the least bit worried about a market crash this week? In the short term, even though the market is somewhat oversold, the entire technical pattern is set up for a crash. I wouldn't be as concerned if it wasn't for Facebook's potential to break the tipping point. Those guys couldn't have picked a better moment to shove that sucker down the toilet.

I've charted out just about every tradeable security possible and the precipice is here.


Yea, it's possible...

If so, I'm poised to buy lots more, kinda like a kid in a candy store.
_________________________
03 GMC Sierra 4x4 200k M1 0-40+PU
00 Saturn SL2 89 YO Lady Car 92k, Edge Ext
98 Saturn SC2 Rare "Red Hot" 165k, Edge Ext
97 Camry 245k, Maxlife


Top
#2632674 - 05/21/12 08:24 PM Re: Investors....come in please! [Re: Drew99GT]
Indydriver Offline


Registered: 03/20/11
Posts: 1752
Loc: Indiana
Originally Posted By: Drew99GT
I've charted out just about every tradeable security possible and the precipice is here.

My largest position is SPXU. If you're a chartist, take a look at the five year S&P 500. It is begging for a retest of 666.
_________________________
2014 Camaro 2SS/RS LS3 Vert 12,000 M1
2012 Sienna 62,000 TGMO
2011 Accord V6 60,000 TGMO
2007 Tahoe 110,000 M1 HM
2004 Intrepid 107,000 M1 HM

Top
#2632731 - 05/21/12 09:02 PM Re: Investors....come in please! [Re: Last_Z]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 47126
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
After the dive, I'm moving into natural resources again.

Top
#2633673 - 05/22/12 08:16 PM Re: Investors....come in please! [Re: Drew99GT]
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 30282
Loc: NJ
Originally Posted By: Drew99GT
How this debt bubble plays out is going to be a fascinating, yet painful experience I'm afraid. I think, depending on where we are on Friday evening next week, that it has finally popped and the natural course will work itself out. Always has, always will.

Don't fall for any messiah's in the coming years folks.


I agree. Most people don't realize though that gov. spending yoy is down.




From the Daily Treasury Statement. Total Withdrawals (this includes everything: SS, Medicare, Medicaid, Defense, Interest on the debt..now down $433 bln versus the same time last year. That's about 3-percent of GDP. In other words a SUBTRACTION of 3-percent from GDP. A lot of other things must be good to offset this. Personal Consumption, Business Investment and Net Exports all need to post strong gains to keep GDP positive.
_________________________


Top
#2635071 - 05/24/12 01:53 PM Re: Investors....come in please! [Re: Last_Z]
Drew99GT Offline


Registered: 10/11/02
Posts: 21789
Loc: Colorado Springs
http://www.cnbc.com/id/47554313

If the dollar and the treasury market were such a problem, at least in the near short to medium term, Bill gross wouldn't be out saying this! He's continually called for an end to the treasury market bull run but it just isn't materializing. YET. LOL

What happens when it does, because that will mean the world's last safe haven for wealth will be gone. Gold then shoots to the moon? This market is all kinds of messed up.

Top
#2635073 - 05/24/12 01:56 PM Re: Investors....come in please! [Re: Last_Z]
Drew99GT Offline


Registered: 10/11/02
Posts: 21789
Loc: Colorado Springs
The comments on CNBC articles never fail to deliver. crackmeup

Top
#2635225 - 05/24/12 05:01 PM Re: Investors....come in please! [Re: Last_Z]
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 30282
Loc: NJ
LOL. YET.

http://moslereconomics.com/2012/05/23/macro-update-2/

Mosler destroys most mainstream academic economists. I need to start focusing and learning more on the micro/investing world.

I like macro econ and our current situation makes it really interesting.
_________________________


Top
#2635233 - 05/24/12 05:12 PM Re: Investors....come in please! [Re: Last_Z]
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 30282
Loc: NJ
Basically a lot of what we have all been taught in school regarding our monetary system is false. 30+ years of misunderstanding a fundamental aspect of our economy, which directly and indirectly helped shape policy. Which is why we now find ourselves in this position, along with other things too of course. IMO.
_________________________


Top
#2637344 - 05/27/12 09:16 AM Re: Investors....come in please! [Re: buster]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 47126
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Originally Posted By: buster

I agree. Most people don't realize though that gov. spending yoy is down.

From the Daily Treasury Statement. Total Withdrawals (this includes everything: SS, Medicare, Medicaid, Defense, Interest on the debt..now down $433 bln versus the same time last year. That's about 3-percent of GDP.


Buster that is a crock-o-crud. Find the May 27 Fact Check from AP. Cooked book accounting at best. Find the article, because I won't post the AP link here for political reasons.

Here's a summary quote at the end of the article:

Quote:
So how does XXXXX measure up?

--A 9.7 percent increase in 2009, much of which is attributable to XXXXX.

--A 7.8 percent increase in 2010, followed by slower spending growth over 2011-13. Much of the slower growth reflects the influence of XXXXXXXcans retaking control of the House and their budget and debt deal last summer with XXXXX. All told, government spending now appears to be growing at an annual rate of roughly 3 percent over the 2010-2013 period, rather than the 0.4 percent claimed by XXXXX and the MarketWatch analysis.


Top
#2637434 - 05/27/12 12:24 PM Re: Investors....come in please! [Re: Last_Z]
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 30282
Loc: NJ
_________________________


Top
Page 388 of 562 < 1 2 ... 386 387 388 389 390 ... 561 562 >