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June 2011



Could the Republicans crash the markets?

June 09, 2011 – Comments (31)

There is now widespread talk that "A temporary default on US debt wouldn't be harmful" among the Republican representatives involved in debates on the US debt ceiling.  Apparently it started with an investor named Stan Druckenmiller (from the Canadian National Post story here), who said that this would not be a problem if it lead to massive spending cuts and a medium-term plan to tackle the $1.4 trillion deficit.  Major representatives sucked into this line of thinking include: Tim Pawlenty, Jeff Sessions, and Paul Ryan.    [more]



Is the best time to invest in a panic? AMSC

June 03, 2011 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: AMSC

The more bullish members of CAPS, who did not fear that the end of the world was really at hand in 2009 (as we were all still calming grocery shopping, driving around, and most of us still working) took the worst moments of panic and if they had money - they kept buying.  [more]

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