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January 2009



Lets Make a Deal

January 31, 2009 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: LEN , DHI , ITB

We have something for everybody.

(I could not remember which homebuilder was predominantly Florida anymore so I just tried to spell "lend it" in the tickers)




This Blows

January 30, 2009 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: FAN , SIEGY , TOL

 Last year new wind power projects accounted for 42% of all new electrical generating capacity in the USA. US wind energy can now supply over 25,000 megawatts, enough to power almost 7 million homes.

Now if someone will just please buy the homes...




Lacking Confidence

January 21, 2009 – Comments (4) | RELATED TICKERS: BAC

It was reported today by (hat tip to ocregister) Reuters that Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis bought 200,000 shares of BAC common stock. One year ago I might have thought that signals confidence by management.   [more]



Duck Season

January 07, 2009 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: MWA , PHO , LAYN

Here on Long Island it is duck hunting season. Yes even in this maul to mall island there are still wild ducks waiting to be shot. In fact we still even have a deer hunting season. Of course there are rules about how many ducks you can take, and of course you have to shoot them. You are not allowed to just poison a whole pond and hope the ducks land and die.   [more]



What's up, Doc? With Healthcare, of course.

January 01, 2009 – Comments (0)

This link is to a movie discussion of the issues causing, and one solution to, the high cost of healthcare facing the USA today.  There is something for everyone to dislike here. For me personally, it suggests I need to give more weight toward the benefits of tort reform, than I have in the past.  [more]

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