The head of Regal Entertainment says as the recession gets worse, more people are coming to the movies…. Because nothing helps you forget your troubles like a $5 Sprite.
The Bull Market Turns Three. Where’s the Party? And if you missed it, You’re Not Alone.
Wow, I didn’t hear this number. . . One Measure Puts February Job Creation at 879,000
Good News! The Unemployment Rate Didn’t Change!
Watch it, you bad high-frequency traders! US bourses to fine HFT data-cloggers.
Will we get the Greece off our hands? ISDA declares Greek credit event, CDS payments triggered.
Powerful stuff! How to be Creative and Imagine: How Creativity Works …can’t wait to read the book! Should be seeing it on my Kindle next week.
“anyone can innovate—-and why a hot shower, a cold beer or a trip to your colleague’s desk might be the key to your next big idea.”
The economy is so bad that I went to my bank to get a loan, they said, “What a coincidence! That’s just what we were going to ask you!”
Confessions of a Reformed Stockbroker… and read his blog Growth vs Value Since the March 2009 Bottom.
What’s a Splunk? Part of the Next Wave of Start-Ups Going Public
Have you noticed those gas prices lately? Oil leaps to highest level since mid-2008
I see a fight coming on… Yahoo Warns Facebook of a Potential Patent Fight
Sorry, SEC. Fast trading on Wall Street is here to stay
I haven’t tried this yet. Have you? Pinterest’s Rapid Rise Boosts Small Business Sales
The market can stay irrational longer than you can stay solvent.
“Rick Santorum says Newt Gingrich is too hot, Mitt Romney is too cold, but he’s the ‘Goldilocks candidate.’ Yes, nothing gets voters excited like comparing yourself to tepid porridge.” — Craig Ferguson
Looking good…. U.S. Jobless Rate Falls to 3-Year Low
But not everything is so bright… El-Erian Pours Cold Water On Today’s Jobs Report
Oops! What did I get that degree for? Unemployed College Graduates As Vulnerable As High School Dropouts
Yes, why are you filing? Facebook ought to ditch its public offering And remember…Governance = Zuckerberg
Interesting: Federal Worker Pay: How Much is Too Much? I think yes! A Federal report on the matter. Again, why is our country going bankrupt?
Get with the lingo… The Wall Street Diet
This explains a lot! Washington’s Love Affair With Marijuana
“An Illinois woman is auctioning President Obama’s 2005 Chrysler. You can tell it’s his because it starts off fast, then stalls for the next three years.” — Jimmy Fallon
“A new poll says 84% of Americans disapprove of Congress’ job. The other 16% weren’t aware Congress was doing anything.” — Jay Leno
The Dangerous Notion That Debt Doesn’t Matter
In a related matter… Nothing From Nothing
Oh no! Fed Signals That a Full Recovery Is Years Away
Oh shit! US Government Will Go Bankrupt Unless Laws Change
Oh my! American coal…A burning issue
More regulation? After MF Global’s Demise, Futures Industry Explores Tougher Rules
I wish I could…Physical Clutter Negatively Affects Your Ability To Focus & Process Information
“President Obama took Michelle out to a steak restaurant for her birthday, marking the first time in months the words ‘Obama’ and ‘well done’ appeared in the same sentence.” — Jimmy Fallon
“The government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.” -– Ronald Reagan
Dogs with Fleas are Running This Market
New Normal on Wall Street: Smaller and Restrained
Volatility…Too Much of a Good Thing?
This may become a big thing: Apple Jumps Into Textbooks.
Shit New Yorkers Say
Both Groundhog Day and the State of the Union address will occur within days of each other this year. This is an ironic juxtaposition of events……
One involves a meaningless ritual in which we look to an insignificant creature of little intelligence for prognostication…..The other involves a groundhog.
“The economy is so bad that the highest-paying job in town is jury duty.”
Amen, brother!!! Shut Your Mouth, War Is Hell
What recession? Atlantic City casinos post revenue gains for the first time since 2008.
C’mon inflation! Why Economists are Rooting for Inflation
What’s with the banks? Bank Stocks Popular Again?
Look out! It’s gonna blow! Markets are calm _ too calm. Why pros are spooked.
Interesting…Organized Crime Now ‘Italy’s No.1 Bank’
Election time: Now We Will See The Real Obama
Oh no! Not again! S&P Cuts Credit Ratings for Nine Euro Zone Nations
“2012 is supposed to be the year the world ends. Have you seen the national debt? If the world doesn’t end, we are so screwed.” — Jay Leno
If you’re still sober, here’s a few things to look at……
If you bought the S&P on the first trading day of 2011, at 1267.62, and then sold on the close Friday, you would have lost 2 cents! Oh my! So…Wait til next year!
The best deals of the year 2011: The Top of the Class in Deal-Making
It’s going to be a big Internet IPO year! Facebook Poised to Lead Biggest U.S. Internet IPO Year Since 1999 Bubble
I thought it was called the stock market! The online poker gold rush
What a MF’er! Corzine Pushed Europe Bet to $11.5 Billion
If you don’t read anything else, watch this! A stunning understanding of our country’s debt issues! Sense on Cents!
“There are thousand different ways to skin this market, and a million different ways to get skinned”
Have a very Merry Christmas everyone!!
Oh my! Not again… Fitch Says U.S. Could Lost ‘AAA’ Rating In 2013 If Budget Isn’t Dealt With
Twas The Night Before Christmas-2011
Now go and spend your time with family and friends!
“The Library of Congress has partnered with Twitter to store every tweet ever posted in their archive of historical documents. So, this is what Congress is doing?” — Jimmy Kimmel
Only 9 more trading days left in 2011 !!
The American Jobs Depression, And How To Get Out Of It
100 Things Every American Should Know About The Current State Of The US Economy.
Time to clear out those MBA programs and Law schools! Wanted: Blue-Collar Workers
Ominous: Eurozone Chaos
What a mess: Lehman II in Progress as Financial System Implodes
What really happened there? Here’s One Big Thing MF and Jon Corzine Got Right
This will get your mind off trading! Has Pubic Hair in America Gone Extinct?
Despite the tough economic times, violent crime continues to fall as newly released Justice Department statistics show that violent crime fell 13 percent in 2010. Authorities say the only explanation they have to account for the drop is that the economy has gotten so bad that not even violent criminals can’t find work anymore.