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March 2010



Eric Schmidt only cares about you, dear reader

March 19, 2010 – Comments (7) | RELATED TICKERS: GOOGL

What a load from Google's CEO here.  [more]



Amico Games Stock Pumper Sounding Desperate

March 19, 2010 – Comments (4)

yesterday, over at TMFStockSpam, we red thumbed a new penny stock promotion for AMCG, Amico Games Corp, and it dropped like a rock. The promoters seem a bit worried now, so they're dumping this interestingly pathetic explanation into the rube email channel, hoping to salvage the campaign. After all, these things usually go up for a few hours at least before they come crashing down, leaving the bagholders their usual sack of nothin.  [more]



Kindle Bomb for Michael Lewis and The Big Short

March 16, 2010 – Comments (7)

Odd that Lewis was one of the the original mouthpieces for the Kindle, but can't get his publisher (or won't?) to put his latest book out on the Kindle.  [more]



Your billion-dollar gift to homebuilder scumbags

March 15, 2010 – Comments (2)

Enjoy! The jerks who run public homebuilders cashed out billions of dollars worth of stock during the bubble. When things went bust because of the bubble they helped create (and funded with dirty tricks like creating fake charities to "give" buyers down payment assistance), the spineless cowards we elect to Congress turned around and gave them billions in taxpayer handouts.  [more]



Dick Fuld: Another Coward and Shirker

March 13, 2010 – Comments (5)

So, now we know Lehman was hiding $50 billion in leverage by using this 105-ey repo thingies  to pretend assets had been sold, when actually, they'd be coming back onto the balance sheets in a few days after earnings.  [more]



Associated Press! Stop the idiocy already!

March 09, 2010 – Comments (4)


Seriously. You are just making stuff up now. "Investors" don't ask anything as a group. If you've got nothing to say about what's going on in the market -- there's a good reason for that: there's usually nothing to say.  [more]



Loose lips at ZUMZ?

March 04, 2010 – Comments (5) | RELATED TICKERS: ZUMZ

So, Zumiez comes out with a surprise, 20%-ish sales gain last night after hours. But take a look at the chart, paying particular attention to the volume and price action between close of month sales and the release of the news.  [more]