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JakilaTheHun (99.93)

November 2009

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The Hun's News Invasion, 11/30

November 30, 2009 – Comments (21) | RELATED TICKERS: GS , EWZ , FXI

Almost every week day, I read a large number of news articles from a number of publications.  I collect them and store the content in a little "database" I have, so I can retreive them at a future data.  Since I do this most days regardless, I've thought about sharing this content in various places online.    [more]

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Volcker Opposed to Ron Paul's "Audit the Fed" Measure

November 20, 2009 – Comments (84)

Ron Paul does a lot of good stuff in Congress and I admit that I like him because he's one of the few people who seems to work "outside the system", or that is, does not seem to be controlled by his lobbyists.  I think any independent voice adds a lot to our political system and the sad truth is that we have very few left these days.    [more]

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Diving into Commerical Banks, Part II: Green Bankshares (GRNB)

November 12, 2009 – Comments (11) | RELATED TICKERS: GRNB.DL

I originally published this article at Seeking Alpha.  If you are having difficulty with the charts or want to view them closer, here's the link to the original version of the article:   [more]

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Diving into Commerical Banks, Part I: HMPR

November 10, 2009 – Comments (14) | RELATED TICKERS: HMPR

I originally published this article at Seeking Alpha.  If you are having difficulty with the charts or want to view them closer, here's the link to the original version of the article: 

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Business vs. Labor: A Tired Story

November 04, 2009 – Comments (6) | RELATED TICKERS: BA , F , GM

This is an article by Washington Post business blogger Steven Pearlstein and I agree with the basic premise of it.  I'm sick of the whole "business vs. labor" dichotonomy and I believe those who rail against one or the other are being unrealistic and oversimplistic.  Few companies fail solely because of unions; however, a lack of a "big picture" mentality in union spheres has helped undermine the success of many companies. But just like businesses, there are bad unions and good unions.  [more]

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Berkshire Hathaway Acquires Burlington Northern Santa Fee for $100/share

November 03, 2009 – Comments (3) | RELATED TICKERS: BNI.DL , CSX , BRK-A

I might not normally think that a merger like this was that big of a deal, but I think it says a lot that one of the world's most prudent investors is making an "all-in" bets on the future prospects for US rail:  [more]

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