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August 2009



Finally, I figure out why 9/9/09 is the BIG day for the apocalypse!

August 28, 2009 – Comments (1)

Alstry was right - the world DOES end on 9/9/09....  [more]



Which dry shipper is the best investment?

August 21, 2009 – Comments (6)

Hey all you fools, I actually have an investing question to pose to you all.  I've lately been looking at the dry shipping business.  Why?  It is one of the few sectors that is still near its lows (like manufacturing) in the current market.  If the economy is improving and headed towards the end of the recession this fall - it seems to me that the dry shippers would be a good investment at this point.    [more]



Another turnaround, GM announces hiring 1350, overtime for 10,000

August 18, 2009 – Comments (2)

Led by a sales surge from... you guessed it: Cash for Clunkers.  This is the first set of new hires since GM emerged from bankruptcy earlier this year.  Most of the hires will work at an Ohio plant, building Chevy Cobalts (one of the best selling cars in the trade in program).  [more]



Does the CAPS game reward excessive risk taking?

August 14, 2009 – Comments (14)

Seeing as:  [more]



Mainstream economist poll suggests that Q3 will be the start of recovery.

August 12, 2009 – Comments (5)

The Wall Street Journal posted the results of 47 economists polled for when they think the bottom of the US economy occurred or will occur, what they predict the unemployment will look like, and also estimations of future GDP growth.  [more]



Rof's Top 10 Reasons why the Market is Up.

August 04, 2009 – Comments (17)

Not seeing positives in the economy or news?  Think the whole rise of the markets is a big conspiracy against you?  [more]



Tempted to sell stocks today.

August 04, 2009 – Comments (7)

I've been a bull this year, and over the next 1-2 years I am highly bullish.  However, with the S&P rising to 1000, I felt very tempted to sell stocks, hold my money and reinvest at a lower stock price in the same positions.  [more]

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