Facebook Investor Spending Month’s Salary Exposes Hype This article just says “people are F’n stupid” and it is why stocks and financial institutions are getting a bad rap. It isn’t the industry, it is the dumb-asses that think they can make a quick buck with little experience and no work. It is the people that … Read more
I hate to say I told you so, but…..I did in fact tell you so! Eurozone was unstable to begin with! Dow historically should be around 10,5000 to 11,000 at the moment. Check the posts and the dates, people. I’m tired of hearing people say there was no way of knowing.
These people don’t even know what they are trying to fix. The free markets just let the larger commercial and investment banks price default risks into the market with the lower valuations in the purchase prices. Banks and investors have both increased their leverage in the markets substantially in the past 12 odd years thinking … Read more
If Einstein were asked to solve the wrong problem, even he would come to the wrong conclusion. It is my opinion that this is what is happening to the powers that be in the U.S. Federal Reserve and Treasury. Yes, there was a housing bubble, which preceded the current economic problems, but it is NOT … Read more
1. Nobody seems to be pointing out that many short sellers use the excess proceeds after margin, to go long something else. 2. Though it keeps getting mentioned that shorts can create synthetic positions in the derivative markets, WHY would you want to, when a large portion of the selling pressure in the underlying market … Read more
Until they realize this actually stemmed from the stock bubble, and not the housing bubble ….they aren’t going to get around the problem. They will just keep rewarding those that made irrational decisions and punish those that made rational ones to stabilize overpriced markets…and the cycle continues. Over the last 8 years, this was easy … Read more
If a brokerage is refusing to supply the stock for the short sellers so they can short the stocks legally, doesn’t that kind of seem like market manipulation right there? I hold a large chunk of stock, and then have the ability to artificially limit selling pressures on that stock….Hmmmm.
If you look at a long term chart going back to early 1900’s, the overall general uptrend in the DOW should have put us at 10,500 right about now. This would be an historically normal range along the long term trend line, but the markets never fully corrected after the Nasdaq bubble burst. Investors rolled … Read more