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March 2009

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Bullish remarks by FED's Plosser

March 31, 2009 – Comments (0)

14:32  Fed's Plosser says somewhat encouraged by recent economic data; US could see growth in 2nd half 2009 - Reuters

He Says FED. may raise rates sooner than expected.

 Damn if thats true then we could get a real rally this spring, Now how am I going to switch tactics that fast??

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Stop buying Solar Stocks, didn't u get the MEMO?

March 31, 2009 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: STPFQ , FSLR , CSIQ

First Solar: J.P. Morgan Cuts Ests; Advises Taking Profits Posted by Eric Savitz

First Solar (FSLR) may not make its solar cells from polysilicon, but the company is nonetheless feeling the heat from the rapidly crumbling prices for silicon-based solar products.  [more]

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I missed ESI & STRA run to $100-$200 , anyone can give me any hints

March 30, 2009 – Comments (3) | RELATED TICKERS: ESI , STRA , APEI

if APEI has any chance at getting to $100+ like those two stocks did in its sector, its currently come off day high and I am looking at its fundamentals at $43.84.

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Commercial-Online-School-ibd-14739546.html

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APEI soaring in a bloodbath day for the markets.

March 30, 2009 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: APEI

Online education stock.

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Would not be shocked with a DJIA down day of -300 to -400 today.

March 30, 2009 – Comments (1)

Guidance season begins today with a nightmare

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Guidance season begins today with a nightmare

March 30, 2009 – Comments (2)

Guidance season begins today with a nightmare  [more]

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Can't believe there are numerous stocks making a comeback to green today.

March 27, 2009 – Comments (2)

What the heck does it take for these stocks to go down and stay down.

 

ROP, GM,  WFC, STP,

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Can someone explain to me how the Heck GES posted such strong earnings in this recession?

March 27, 2009 – Comments (4) | RELATED TICKERS: GES

I feel like something is not right, economy crashes and they post a 9% revenue boost? Yeah right.

Guess shares rise on 4th-quarter results  [more]

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SPG & VNO have a rocky road ahead in 2009-2010 and will drag down banks with them.

March 27, 2009 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: SPG , VNO , MAC

US programs seen too late to stem foreclosure wave  [more]

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Will it be another 2pm fade in the markets?

March 26, 2009 – Comments (0)

and if so will the market be able to recover like they did yesterday.

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skyscrapers and shopping malls next to Fall

March 26, 2009 – Comments (1)

One bad news for banks ending, another begins. This is really beginning to make me puke.  [more]

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Next two weeks will determine the path of this rally,

March 26, 2009 – Comments (1)

The next 2 weeks is known as warning season ahead of 1st qtr results. These 2 weeks will be a glimpse at how 1st qtr results going. I am going to try and not over leverage myself during this period as in the past I have lost lots of money being over leveraged in this period.   [more]

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Commercial property owners under pressure VNO, SPG and its dragging down banks

March 26, 2009 – Comments (2)

which just yesterday I thought might be buys damn it.  [more]

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Is Dick Cove a pumper of an analyst? BAC a 2 to 3 bagger "He said this morning on Bloomberg radio live "

March 25, 2009 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: BAC

This is either just hype or he knows something that we don't.

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Fed pulling all the stops "NY Fed says To Buy Treasurys Wednesday, Settles Thursday - DJ"

March 24, 2009 – Comments (0)

Breaking news: "NY Fed says To Buy Treasurys Wednesday, Settles Thursday - DJ"

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Today is the Calm before the Storm on Wed.

March 24, 2009 – Comments (2)

Bracing myself for Any hints that the economy is doing better than expected and the bulls will be off to the races again on Wed., staying away from shorting even though my gut is saying short short short.  [more]

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6-1 leverage on Toxic assets with no risk to buyers "BX",FIG,BLK

March 24, 2009 – Comments (5) | RELATED TICKERS: BX , FIG , BLK

Treasury plans to clear out $1 trillion in toxic assets 12:16p ET March 23, 2009 (MarketWatch)

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - After months of delay, the Treasury Department detailed a plan Monday to clear out as much as $1 trillion in so-called toxic assets from the financial sector in an effort to strengthen the banks enough to get them to lend again.   [more]

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Financials could be on the verge of rebounding strongly because FAZ the

March 24, 2009 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: FAZ

3x bear on financials is up only 0.47 points and has been going down steadily from the higher open.

These traders are betting that FAZ will go down which in turn means the financials will start rebounding today.

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Closing some specific shorts on certain financials because

March 24, 2009 – Comments (0)

if they are going to get rid of toxic assets + uptick + FAS rule could lead to another run in this group after this early morning dip of -100 pts on DJIA. Getting too nervous staying short this group.

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The Winners of the Toxic Asset plan

March 24, 2009 – Comments (2)

The Winners of the Toxic Asset plan

March 24, 2009    [more]

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Only one winner with Toxic Assets plan

March 23, 2009 – Comments (3)

The people that will benefit the most are not necessarily the banks but those firms buying the assets. Why, because the government will be assuming majority of the risk.  [more]

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Can't believe market broke thru 800 on the S&P

March 23, 2009 – Comments (1)

on lame news we had today.

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Here is the IRS form for the $7,500 tax credit for first time home buyers.

March 23, 2009 – Comments (0)

Someone sent me an email requesting where he can get the form. In order to answer you without giving you my private email , I have sent the info via this board.

http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f5405.pdf

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Neil Hennessy of CNBC, was he lucky picking these 3 stocks or

March 23, 2009 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: TTEK , RNT , RJF

Neil Hennessy of CNBC, was he lucky picking these 3 stocks or

does he actually have a head on his shoulders?

http://www.cnbc.com/id/29384107/site/14081545?__source=yahoo|headline|quote|text|&par=yahoo

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Toxic asset plan not as Rosy as Obama administration makes it out to be:

March 23, 2009 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: FAZ , FAS , C

Geithner in the hot seat on toxic assetsEamon Javers Eamon Javers – 1 hr 36 mins ago

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner faced a barrage of questions Monday about a new bank bailout plan to buy up to $1 trillion in so-called “toxic assets,” but defended the effort, saying, “Our job is to fix the problem in the financial sector at the least risk to the taxpayer."   [more]

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Bank relief amount a month ago was $3.5T and now only $1T

March 23, 2009 – Comments (1)

Proof that this bank bailout is not nearly enough that is needed to really cleanup toxic assets.  [more]

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Hearing GOP will hold up this Toxic Asset plan

March 23, 2009 – Comments (3)

They will want something to vote for this plan which is received will luke warm sentiment in the GOP camp.

 Market up 300 pts, seems like its time to go short the biggest day gainers.

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LMAO at analyst putting $30+ target on CVC this morning and it barely has moved the stock.

March 23, 2009 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CVC

I guess he is just a hypster.

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Incredible gains this morning by so many stocks.

March 23, 2009 – Comments (0)

BIDU , POT, MOS, AGU, CETV, MA, C, BAC, WFC, AXA, HIG, MET, DDM,  (3x Bull ETF's ERX, TNA, TYH, BGU, FAS),

Just when you think the bear is back , the bulls come roaring back. Hard to make money in this kind of market its like a SeeSaw. One time your making money and the next your losing money.

 

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Friday I thought the Bear rally ended with the early morning rally turning into a long fade into red.

March 22, 2009 – Comments (2)

But tonight I found new optimism by bulls? I am wondering if this too will just be another morning rally only leading to a long fade into the Red by days end on Monday.  [more]

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Minutes away from the start of tax refund season.

March 20, 2009 – Comments (3)

4th week in March is hostorically known as the start of Tax refund season which ends in May.

Hence you get the term sell in May and go away. 

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Last hour of Trading, will shorts tip their hand?

March 20, 2009 – Comments (6)

Will they cover ahead of close or gamble on bad housing numbers to continue on Monday.

If they start covering then I will assume they know something ahead of the numbers on Monday. On the otherhand if they start shorting more then the numbers could be bad.

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Would not buy ahead of Existing home Sales Data on Monday:

March 20, 2009 – Comments (1)

 But if they Surprise to the upside then we could easily see a major rally on Monday especially after the big down day today ahead of that Data.   [more]

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Since the economy is rebounding, are discount retailers shorts now?

March 20, 2009 – Comments (6)

If you look at this link of discount retailers you will see they are all down in an up market. So I am assuming others are thinking what I am "that they could be shorts now with the economy improving"

 

http://finance.yahoo.com/q/cq?d=v1&s=WMT+COST+BJ+DLTR+FRED+fdo+NDN

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Why are discount retailers down today?

March 20, 2009 – Comments (1)

BJ, COST, WMT, FRED

I thought discount retailers are stealing customers from higher end retailers during this recesssion? So why a down day for these discount retailers in an up market?

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Commodities rally Worldwide as US Dollar FALLS again

March 20, 2009 – Comments (0)

The USA just made a game changing move and the commodities have changed course and are now rallying as the USA dollar falls. Reason? Majority commodities trade based on the USA Dollar.  [more]

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Remember the 1970's?

March 19, 2009 – Comments (8)

When average factory worker was making $100/wk  [more]

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I would not be shocked if Stocks go balistics on Friday

March 19, 2009 – Comments (0)

Options expiration day. So many shorts that opened PUTS at the beginning of March will lose their shirts by the end of the day on Friday. Reality will hit them hard Friday.

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FED. makes Game Changing moves.

March 19, 2009 – Comments (4) | RELATED TICKERS: GOLD , JRCCQ , ERX

Commodities : Gold, Coal, Oil, Copper soaring today after the FED. makes game changing move yesterday. Others that will be helped with lower rates are Credit cards, Builders, Banks, Mortgage companies.  [more]

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Here we Go Rates going to 4 - 4 1/2% now with Fed. decision.

March 18, 2009 – Comments (1)

Fed said it will buy up to $300 billion in long-term Treasury securities over the next six months.


If so could help the economy because many kinds of debt -- from mortgages to corporate bonds -- are linked to Treasury rates. Fed purchases would boost Treasury prices and drive down their rates. That would ripple through and lower rates on other kinds of debt.  [more]

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HIG & LNC Left off Seeking Alpha's 7 Insurer's on the buy list

March 18, 2009 – Comments (1)

in fact only 2 American based insurer's are on the list "MET" & "PRU"  [more]

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Its actually sad that so many good companies getting bought out. JAVA, CF, and now CMP is on the block

March 18, 2009 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: JAVA.DL , CF , CMP

I could have made alot more money on these stocks on their own. Instead we have to settle for a measly 20% - 50% premium. Alone the companies could have gone up many times over.

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Lets see who can answer this question?

March 17, 2009 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: DOW

Back when Oil was soaring professionals were saying don't buy chemical stocks because they have large amounts of need for energy. Thus higher oil will hurt their profits.

Well DOW was at $40's when oil was $100+

Now oil at $48 and DOW is at $7.99

 

Either the professionals were lieing out of their mouths or DOW is going BK?

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Got The Blues? Cephalon Can Help.

March 17, 2009 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: CEPH

Got The Blues? Cephalon Can Help.

Many people feeling depressed and feel suicidal with the sharp decline in their assets. Especially those who invested with Madoff as witnessed by two suicides already. But soon CEPH will be able to help you overcome these feelings.

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Got The Blues? Cephalon Can Help.

March 17, 2009 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: CEPH

Got The Blues? Cephalon Can Help. Lisa LaMotta, 03.17.09, 11:30 AM EDT Company's stock rises on positive test results from its depression drug Nuvigil.
Cephalon, Inc.03/17/2009 12:42PM ET$69.03$5.849.24%1 day3 mo1 yearAdvancedAt A GlanceChartNewsPeopleBATS Real-Time Market Data by Xignite

Cephalon investors got a bit of a high on Tuesday morning when the biopharma announced that its drug Nuvigil showed positive effects in a mid-stage study to treat depression.   [more]

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Home Builder & bank Sector Rally today? Incredible rebound in Housing starts

March 17, 2009 – Comments (6)

583K vs 450K estimate


08:30  ECONX February PPI y/y -1.3% vs -1.4% consensus, prior -1.0%
08:30  ECONX Feb Building Permits 547K vs 500K consensus
08:30  BKR Michael Baker Names Michael Zugay CFO
...
08:30  ECONX February Core PPI m/m +0.2% vs +0.1% consensus, prior +0.4%
08:30  ECONX Feb Housing Starts 583K vs 450K consensus; prior revised to 477K from 466K
08:30  ECONX February PPI m/m +0.1% vs +0.4% consensus, prior +0.8%  [more]

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Railcar Sector could be set for a major rally?

March 16, 2009 – Comments (0)

UPDATE 1-Greenbrier likely acquisition target: KeyBanc Mon Mar 16, 2009 10:30am EDT  var storyKeywords = "GREENBRIER RESEARCH/KEYBANC (UPDATE 1)"; var RTR_ArticleTitle = "UPDATE 1-Greenbrier likely acquisition target: KeyBanc"; var RTR_ArticleBlurb = " March 16 (Reuters) - Greenbrier Cos Inc (GBX.N) is one of the most likely acquistion targets in the railcar equipment sector, an outcome which could lead the sector to rally significantly, said Keybanc Capital Markets, which upgraded the stock to..."; addImpression("460347_Article Tools"); var showComments = false; var allowSLCall = false; function singlePageView() { document.location.href = ReplaceQueryStringParam(document.location.href, "sp", "true"); } function replaceString(oldS, newS, fullS) { // Replaces oldS with newS in the string fullS for (var i = 0; i < fullS.length; i++) { if (fullS.substring(i, i + oldS.length) == oldS) { fullS = fullS.substring(0, i) + newS + fullS.substring(i + oldS.length, fullS.length); } } return fullS; } var csvSymbolIds = "GBX.N_0,ARII.O_1"; var quoteLink = "true"; addImpression("460358_Related Video"); removeImpression(); addImpression("460359_Related News"); removeImpression(); addImpression("460360_Market News");

March 16 (Reuters) - Greenbrier Cos Inc (GBX.N) is one of the most likely acquistion targets in the railcar equipment sector, an outcome which could lead the sector to rally significantly, said Keybanc Capital Markets, which upgraded the stock to "buy" from "hold."  [more]

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Analyst say don't buy airlines like UAUA or CAL because they are for professionals?

March 16, 2009 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: UAUA.DL , CAL.DL2

Hmm why don't they want us retailers to buy them? Is it because these stocks will be earnings massive amounts of profits in 2009-2010? But they were not telling us not to buy between 2006-2008 when they were losing massive amounts of money. Back then they were saying  buy buy buy.  [more]

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Warren Buffett has lost his touch (:----{

March 13, 2009 – Comments (5)

Back in the Fall he said buy when everything was crashing.. He said believe in American companies. Then he went and bought , putting his money where his mouth is.   [more]

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Maybe something to this Rally, BAC comes out saying they are Profitable

March 12, 2009 – Comments (0)

this qtr as well. Thats on the heels of C saying the same thing on Tuesday.

HMMM --- I can't type anymore , I got to switch some trades ..

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Cramer's site says don't buy EBAY

March 12, 2009 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: EBAY

Should I be switching my sentiment now because that site is wrong 99% of the time??  [more]

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Idiot on Bloomberg Radio saying this Bear Rally will last 3 to 4 months

March 12, 2009 – Comments (4)

What drug is he taking? Yeah I know its rallying today on Mark to Market discussions by lawmakers but its a maximum a 2 week rally, no way can it maintain 3 to 4 months of rallying.

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LMAO at EBAY saying paypal revenue will jump 100% by 2011 to $5-6B

March 12, 2009 – Comments (4) | RELATED TICKERS: EBAY

The company laid out its vision for 2011: * Revenues of $10 billion to $12 billion, up from $8.5 million in 2008. *  "if it was this easy to make revenues jump 50% why didn't they do it earlier???? LMAO at the lies...."

Barron's  [more]

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Does EBAY have what it takes to do a revival similiar to AMZN?

March 12, 2009 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: EBAY , AMZN

Who remembers AMZN being a high flier that fell flat and then resurfaced as a better leaner machine.

Well story out today that EBAY is attempting to be a meaner leaner machine but its stock has just been falling since the open. Guess not many believe it.

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Make or break day today, If the bulls manage to turn this day green then it could

March 12, 2009 – Comments (2)

turn to real bull rally because it would make it 3 straight up days. Somehow they managed to turn yesterday green just before the close. If they succeed today then I will cover and go long until this bear market rally fizzles sometime during options expiration day next Friday.  [more]

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DMND? Could this stock do it again with another big EPS surprise?

March 11, 2009 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: DMND

Don't know but placing a Tiny bet here that it can.

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lmfao , it was a 1 day rally and not a week or 2 long. HAHAHA

March 11, 2009 – Comments (6)

Stocks Crashing now -55 DJIA

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Is a Secular bull market forming for Airlines?? Looking at estimates going forward, all show Big Profits coming in 2009-2010

March 11, 2009 – Comments (1)

03/11/09 AAI 1Y $3.50$3.51
( -2.09%) 0% 0% 0 03/11/09 SKYW 1Y $10.38$10.38
( +3.70%) 0% 0% 0 03/11/09 ALGT 1Y $39.58$39.58
( +1.12%) 0% 0% 0 03/11/09 ALK 1Y $15.42$15.42
( +5.98%) 0% 0% 0 03/11/09 CPA 1Y $23.94$23.94
( -1.76%) 0% 0% 0 03/11/09 JBLU 1Y $3.84$3.84
( +11.30%) 0% 0% 0 03/11/09 LFL 1Y $7.84$7.85
( +0.90%) 0% 0% 0 03/11/09 UAUA 1Y $4.97$4.90
( +8.89%)-0.91%-0.64%-0.26 03/11/09 LUV 1Y $5.49$5.45
( -0.18%)-0.18%-0.64%+0.46 03/11/09 LCC 1Y $2.59$2.58
( +7.95%)+0.38%-0.64%+1.02 03/11/09 DAL 1Y $5.03$4.88
( +2.95%)-1.99%-0.64%-1.35 03/11/09 CAL 1Y $8.05$7.47
( -2.99%)-7.70%-0.64%-7.06 03/11/09 AMR  [more]

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Home Sales Soar 108.4% in worst hit area

March 11, 2009 – Comments (2)

Signs are showing that the worst is behind us as SALES SOAR 108.4% in Las Vegas, the worst hit area in all of the USA. This report just out today.

This report just out today :    [more]

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Lumber Liquidators states positve end of qtr

March 11, 2009 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: LL , KBH , NVR

That could mean home builders started buying more flooring ahead of the Spring selling season which is the home builders biggest selling qtr.

LL expects to be cash flow positive in 2009 and remain free from LT debt... Co says sales improved as the qtr progressed. Co made adjustments in marketing strategy during the qtr and it did see some improvment in sales later in the qtr.

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Home builders? Are they not suppose to be first to recover after being first to fall?

March 11, 2009 – Comments (11) | RELATED TICKERS: KBH

That could be the case but not for all home builders, only a select few,

One is KBH which has a forward PE of 15, a rare home builder with a forward pe below 20

KBH looks like the best fundamental home builder and since the home builders would be the first to show signs the economy is rebounding , this stock should start rising ahead of the masses of stocks in the market.

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Can't believe its setting up as another Monster big up day.

March 11, 2009 – Comments (0)

The Pro shares are rallying big in pre-market, an indication they think the broad market will rally heavy today as well.

BGU up +0.71

TNA up +0.38

ERX up +0.41

FAS up +0.32 

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iTS GOING to be hard for us to keep these bulls down but in 1 week or 2

March 10, 2009 – Comments (2)

 it will be crashing again. LMAO.. Let them send the stocks up for 1-2 weeks and then we can re-short them at higher prices.

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Wow Massive Bad news for Shorts sends DJIA another 100 pts in 2 minutes

March 10, 2009 – Comments (0)

12:00  US Rep Frank says mark-to-mkt accounting rule must be improved, made more flexible; says expects uptick rule to be restored in about a month - Reuters

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Incredible Rally at FAS & ERX

March 10, 2009 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: FAS , ERX

Just mind boggling at the gains made so far today.

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Scary Broad rally, I wouldn't buy any stocks except maybe Education stocks which have

March 10, 2009 – Comments (1)

been the only sector which has been raising guidance during this recession and have fallen 30% in stock price on average in the last 4 weeks.

STRA, ESI, APOL, DV, CECO, COCO

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I am shocked the market is not down 160+ pts today.

March 09, 2009 – Comments (0)

Seems like the selling pressure is winding down. The secular stocks are sort of proof of this because they are usually the first to go up when the tide turns. I just hope my down thumbs end date approaches before the market turns up. Otherwise I may be facing some big losses on caps down thumbs I placed late last week.

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Secular stocks rising ahead of Summer rally. Fertilizers, Energy, Electric

March 09, 2009 – Comments (1)

Mos, POT, ipi, cf, nov, xom, bp, mir,

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Another Bear Market sucker Rally.

March 04, 2009 – Comments (5)

How many times are they going to try and sucker us back in? Until we completely lose it all is the answer. Then the real rally will begin when we can't participate because we lost it all in the Bear Market sucker Rallies. 697k lost jobs? We are quickly approaching 3/4 of a million jobs lost per month. at this rate is not hard to see 1 million lost jobs per month. Can you imagine 12 Million jobs lost in just a single year?   [more]

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DJIA 4,900 test would be bottom, that would be -65% drop from top

March 03, 2009 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: BRK-A , BRK-B

or on PAR with the drop of the DJIA in the great depression.  [more]

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