Date archive forNovember, 2011
By Robert Maley On Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

The iPad: Disseminator of Unhappiness?

Last week, the Chief Rabbi of England, Dr. Jonathan Sacks, issued a statement in regard to the recent death of Steve Jobs: “The consumer society was laid down by the late Steve Jobs coming down the mountain with More...

By Bruce Krasting On Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
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No Nuts

I’m sick of the markets. If you want some erudite comments on the latest eco crap or some deep thoughts on when the EU will tank, go elsewhere today. I’ve got nothing erudite to say. So something different More...

By Paul Bianco On Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Black Friday Just Seems To Get Blacker

The term Black Friday is used to describe the day which begins the Christmas shopping season when retailers begin to turn a profit, meaning that they are finally “in the black” for the year. But Black More...

By Paul Bianco On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Newt at His Best

A face to face showdown between Newt Gingrich and Barack Obama would be well worth the price of admission. Here are a few samples of Newt in action. First we have two excerpts from the Thanksgiving Family Forum More...

By Paul Bianco On Sunday, November 20th, 2011
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Why Doesn’t Barack Obama Like Us?

In 2008, Barack Hussein Obama was the first Democrat to be elected to the Presidency of the United States with a majority of the vote since Jimmy Carter in 1976. While Carter barely eked out a majority of 50.08%, More...

By The Editors On Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Almost Free at Last. Runaway Slaves Leaving the Dem’s Liberal Plantation

Herman Cain may or may not be qualified to be President of the United States, but if experience is the criteria, surely he has more than the current occupant did when he ran in 2008.  What is clear, however, is More...

By Bruce Krasting On Saturday, November 19th, 2011

On Capital Flight and Forced Repatriation

There are some folks in America who will wake up this morning and read that Jefferies has been sued for its role in a bond deal with MF Global and they will vote with their feet (Zero hedgeLink). They will close More...

By Bruce Krasting On Thursday, November 17th, 2011

A Bet for Bullard: The MF Global Debacle Will Yet Prove to be a Problem for the Markets

James Bullard (St, Louis Fed head) was on TV this morning. He said a number of things that I thought were off base. The biggest was his comment on the collapse of MF Global.       Bullard was pretty More...

By Jim Mullen On Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
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Obama’s Ludicrous Comparison of OWS with the Tea Party Movement

President Barack Obama, and his comrade, the not-so-eloquent, Joe “the Bumbler,” Biden, joined other left-wing Democrats in a ludicrous comparison between the Occupy Wall Street hoodlums and the Tea Party movement. More...

By Bruce Krasting On Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Thin Ice

I’m not surprised that the halo effect of political changes in Italy and Greece had a very short half-life. Why would it? Nothing has changed. I’m not surprised that the contagion has worked its way to France. More...