Discussion in 'The Bar' started by wanker, Aug 19, 2012.
will stocks or bonds ever post consistant gains in the next 10 years?
Does he even post this late
I bet all his do.
Nope, Wanker is just an idiot.
Since he told me once to invest in a big safe and guns, I think he'd say no.
one word for you..plastics...
Thats what I thought
the answer is no for consistency, however there will be bubbles built into the system by the execs looking for their bonuses by boosting short term bogus numbers to their public dumbass shareholders. same shit different day.
why do brokers always say that systems r built into place to prevent any sort of collapse in the market?
because the system will come to a complete halt if certain mkt numbers drop too far in a period of time, provides a cooling off period physically speaking, however the root cause is still there so theretically its just a wtf do we do now period.
c level execs, their accountant/auditor watchdogs which is a fox watching the henhouse deal & the sec which doesn't have the braintrust or teeth to keep track of the latest backroom schemes will always bubble & blow our economy every 6-8 yrs. they are always one step ahead of the feds because they are chasing personal bonuses & are much more creative & motivated in interpreting the obscure securities laws
I'm killing the market
share details pls...im staying consistant(low risk, low dividends) but is that enuff?
Bought VZ at around $22. Consistent 6% dividend
Bought SIX, don't remember how low, but low, around $30. 5% dividend
CAT will go up
Bought AAPL at $450. I believe that iPhone sales will greatly exceed projections, will be $800.
I study a bit, but in no way encouurage anybody to invest in these stocks.
Big fan of QQQ other index funds. They even things out.
I would never encourage anybody to invest in investments that exceed their risk profile
i did not understand jack squat of that but will take into advisement
yeah they go to bed early in Texas.
steers and queers and all
i just 2nd mortgaged my property on your advice, stand by....
The Economic Collapse
If you want to figure out what is going to happen next in the financial markets, carefully watch what the insiders are doing. Those that are â€œconnectedâ€ have access to far better sources of information than the rest of us have, and if they hear that something big is coming up they will often make very significant moves with their money in anticipation of what is about to happen.
Right now, Wall Street insiders and central banks all around the globe are making some very unusual moves. In fact, they appear to be rapidly preparing for something really big. So exactly what are they up to?
In a previous article entitled â€œAre The Government And The Big Banks Quietly Preparing For An Imminent Financial Collapse?â€œ, I speculated that they may be preparing for a financial meltdown of some sort. As I noted in that article, more than 600 banking executives have resigned from their positions over the past 12 months, and I have been personally told that a substantial number of Wall Street bankers have been shopping for â€œprepper propertiesâ€ this summer.
But now even more evidence has emerged that quiet preparations are being made for an imminent financial collapse. That doesnâ€™t guarantee that something will happen or wonâ€™t happen. Like any good detective, we are gathering clues and trying to figure out what the evidence is telling us.
Why Is George Soros Selling So Much Stock And Buying So Much Gold?
I am certainly not a fan of George Soros. He has funneled millions upon millions of dollars into organizations that are trying to take America in the exact wrong direction.
However, I do recognize that he is extremely well connected in the financial world. Soros is almost always ahead of the curve on financial matters, and if something big is going to go down George Soros is probably going to know about it ahead of time.
That is why it is very alarming that he has dumped all of his banking stocks and that he is massively hoarding gold. The following is from shtfplan.comâ€¦.
In a harbinger of what may be coming our way in the Fall of 2012, billionaire financier George Soros has sold all of his equity positions in major financial stocks according to a 13-F report filedwith the SEC for the quarter ending June 30, 2012.
Soros, who manages funds through various accounts in the US and the Cayman Islands, has reportedly unloaded over one million shares of stock in financial companies and banks that include Citigroup (420,000 shares), JP Morgan (701,400 shares) and Goldman Sachs (120,000 shares). The total value of the stock sales amounts to nearly $50 million.
Whatâ€™s equally as interesting as his sale of major financials is where Soros has shifted his money. At the same time he was selling bank stocks, he was acquiring some 884,000 shares (approx. $130 million) of Gold via the SPDR Gold Trust.
Why would you dump over a million shares of stock in major banks and purchase more than 100 million dollars worth of gold?
Well, it would make perfect sense if you believed that a collapse of the financial system was about to happen.
Earlier this year, George Soros told the following to Newsweekâ€¦.
â€œI am not here to cheer you up. The situation is about as serious and difficult as Iâ€™ve experienced in my career,â€ Soros tells Newsweek. â€œWe are facing an extremely difficult time, comparable in many ways to the 1930s, the Great Depression. We are facing now a general retrenchment in the developed world, which threatens to put us in a decade of more stagnation, or worse. The best-case scenario is a deflationary environment. The worst-case scenario is a collapse of the financial system.â€
It looks like he is putting his money where his mouth is.
Perhaps even more disturbing is what he believes is coming after the financial collapseâ€¦.
As anger rises, riots on the streets of American cities are inevitable. â€œYes, yes, yes,â€ he says, almost gleefully. The response to the unrest could be more damaging than the violence itself. â€œIt will be an excuse for cracking down and using strong-arm tactics to maintain law and order, which, carried to an extreme, could bring about a repressive political system, a society where individual liberty is much more constrained, which would be a break with the tradition of the United States.â€
That doesnâ€™t sound good.
George Soros has told us what he believes is going to happen, and now he is making moves with his money that indicate that he is convinced that it is actually about to start happening.
But he is not the only one that has been busy accumulating gold.
Central Banks Are Also Hoarding Gold
According to the World Gold Council, the amount of gold bought by the central banks of the world absolutely soared during the second quarter of 2012. The 157.5 metric tons of gold bought by the central banks of the world last quarter was an increase of 62.9 percent from the first quarter of 2012 and a 137.9 percent increase from the second quarter of 2011.
Prior to 2009, the central banks of the world had been net sellers of gold for about two decades. But now that has totally changed, and last quarter central banks stocked up on gold in quantities that we have not seen beforeâ€¦.
At 157.5 metric tons, gold buying among central banks came in at its highest quarterly level since the sector became a net buyer of the precious metal in the second quarter of 2009, data in the organizationâ€™s quarterly Gold Demand Trends report show.
Rampant Insider Selling
Wall Street insiders have been dumping a whole lot of stock this year.
First quarter earnings have been decent, if not spectacular. And many corporate executives are issuing cautiously optimistic guidance for the rest of the year.
But while insidersâ€™ lips are saying one thing, their wallets are saying another. The level of insider selling among S&P 500 (SPX) companies is the highest in nearly 10 years. That is not good.
A lot of insiders appear to be getting out at the top of the market while the getting is still good.
Other insiders appear to be bailing out before the bottom falls out from beneath them.
Just check out what has been happening to Facebook stock. It hit another new record low on Thursday as insiders dumped stock. The following is from a CNN articleâ€¦.
Facebookâ€™s life as a public company has been a nightmare from day one, and the pain continued on Thursday as some company insiders got their first chance to dump shares.
Facebook stock hit a new intra-day low of $19.69 Thursday morning, and ended the day 6.3% lower at $19.87.
Sadly, Facebook has now lost close to half of its value since the IPO.
Will Facebook end up being the poster child for the irrational stock market bubble that we have seen over the past couple of years?
Overall, retail investors have been very busy pulling money out of stocks in recent weeks.
The following are the net inflows to equity funds over the past five weeks (in millions of dollars) according to ICIâ€¦.
According to the figures above, more than 10 billion dollars has been pulled out of equity funds over the past two weeks alone.
Why Does The U.S. Government Need So Much Ammunition?
In my previous article, I also noted that the U.S. government appears to be very rapidly making preparations for something really big.
This week, it was revealed that the Social Security Administration plans to buy 174,000 hollow point bullets which will be delivered to 41 different locations all over America.
Now why in the world does the Social Security Administration need
And why do they need hollow point bullets? Those bullets are designed to cause as much damage to internal organs as possible.
But of course this is only the latest in a series of very large purchases of ammunition by U.S. government agencies. The following is from a recent article by Paul Joseph Watsonâ€¦.
Back in March, Homeland Security purchased 450 million rounds of .40-caliber hollow point bullets that are designed to expand upon entry and cause maximum organ damage, prompting questions as to why the DHS needed such a large amount of powerful bullets merely for training purposes.
This was followed by another DHS solicitation asking for a further 750 million rounds of assorted bullets, including 357 mag rounds that are able to penetrate walls.
Now why in the world would the government need over a billion rounds of ammunition?
If it was the U.S. military I could understand this. You can burn through a whole lot of ammunition fighting wars.
But this makes no sense â€“ unless they believe that big trouble is coming.
Personally, I wouldnâ€™t blame them for getting prepared. Our economy continues to fall apart and there are signs of social decay everywhere around us.
The American people are more frustrated and more angry than at any other time in modern history. This upcoming election is only going to cause Americans to become even more angry and even more divided.
All it would take is just the right â€œsparkâ€ to cause this country to erupt.
It could be the upcoming election.
It could be the collapse of the financial system.
Or it might be something else.
Unfortunately, the American public is never told to prepare because authorities never want â€œto panicâ€ the general population.
Instead, open up your eyes and think for yourself.
As you can see, Wall Street insiders, the U.S. government and the central banks of the world are busy getting prepared.
Donâ€™t put your head in the sand. The warning signs are there and time is running out.