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RockOYates replied to the Free For All Economics board. 4 hours ago

Re: Consumer Spending Soars In May

tj, desertdave, I missed your replies earlier. I had to recommend them late.

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RockOYates replied to the Free For All Economics board. 4 hours ago

Re: Our MIC At Work Overseas

Hear, hear. How did I miss this piece in Mother Jones from November 2014?

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RockOYates posted to the Free For All Economics board. 4 hours ago

Our MIC At Work Overseas

Contained is this piece is an astounding figure: $10 trillion over 40 years to protect Big Oil's shipments from the Middle East to America? That's got to be the biggest subsidy for any vested interests ever. Just remember, it was never about the [more]

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RockOYates replied to the Free For All Economics board. 7:42 PM

Re: A "Duh, ..." Moment!

I'm not so sure the Oligarchs can protect themselves in this environment. Look at the masses in the street in Greece. These are not the Oligarchs. These are the pissed off pensioners, shop workers, taxi drivers, etc.

If anything, I think [more]

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RockOYates posted to the Free For All Economics board. 6:45 PM

Systemic Turmoil, Structural Reform

“The problem with the post-2007 world is that we are not in a cyclical recovery; we are in a structural depression defined as a sustained period of below-trend growth with no end in sight. The U.S. has caught the Japanese disease. Structural [more]

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RockOYates posted to the Free For All Economics board. 6:36 PM

Puerto Rico Announces Bond Payment Moratorium

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-06-29/puerto-rico-announc...

Puerto Rico's debt is nearly half that of California for a population [more]

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RockOYates posted to the Free For All Economics board. 6:23 PM

Why Chinese QE Is Inevitable

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-06-29/insane-debt-chart-e...

Despite it all, China will likely continue to cut benchmark lending [more]

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RockOYates replied to the Free For All Economics board. 6:15 PM

Re: S&P 500 Wipes Out Gain for Year

About 7.4 billion shares traded hands on U.S. exchanges, 16 percent above the three-month average. The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index surged 34 percent, its biggest increase since April 2013.

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RockOYates posted to the Free For All Economics board. 6:14 PM

S&P 500 Wipes Out Gain for Year

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-28/u-s-stock-...

The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index retreated the [more]

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RockOYates replied to the Free For All Economics board. 5:59 PM

Re: TVIX

Day after I bought at .75 cents, TVIX reversed split 1 for 10 and fell...

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RockOYates replied to the Free For All Economics board. 5:57 PM

Re: S&P 500 Weekly Chart Trendline Giving Way

This is not a good look for the S&P weekly chart.

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RockOYates replied to the Free For All Economics board. 5:40 PM

Re: Definitions: control freak

Bernays would be proud of your PM! So would a certain member of the National Socialist Party circa the 1930s, but then, I'd be shouted down for using some "rule" here on Fool if I mentioned his name and shortened his party down to an [more]

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RockOYates replied to the Free For All Economics board. 5:35 PM

Re: A "Duh, ..." Moment!

From the cradle of democracy comes real democracy. Bernie Sanders supporters need to hold this to their hearts and smile.

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RockOYates replied to the Free For All Economics board. 5:34 PM

Re: A "Duh, ..." Moment!

Wow! Brilliant analysis...I have my fingers crossed for Syriza saving Greece. If Tsipiras pulls this off, you can bet they will erect monuments to his bravado. (see highlighted paragraph below)

I’m in Germany now (on my way to [more]

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RockOYates replied to the Free For All Economics board. 5:27 PM

Re: A "Duh, ..." Moment!

From your link. Methinks the North Europeans under-estimated their Ouzo-shooting/sun-loving brothers and sisters.

Late Friday night and into the early Saturday morning hours, Greeks ran to the ATM machines to convert their checking [more]

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RockOYates replied to the Free For All Economics board. 5:21 PM

Re: Just Placed My Orders: Will be all Cash at 9

Finished the day in the green because TVIX was up 33.68%.

I'm about 95% cash now because TVIX had such a huge gain.

TVIX is my only "hold" at this moment.

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RockOYates posted to the Free For All Economics board. 11:43 AM

S&P 500 Weekly Chart Trendline Giving Way

It would be nice to freeze this look here for future reference.

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