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  • Since Thursday, the incoming Team Obama (TO) has been hard at work and they have been listening to what the markets have been saying.

  • Following a mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater that left 12 people dead, former Miami Police Chief John Timoney said that such incidents were happening “with some kind of regularity.”

  • Actually, the bad news started yesterday with Argentina nationalizing their pension funds. The government's seizure of $29 billion of private pension funds has heightened concerns of a return to 2001 policies and a default on their bonds.

  • Jerry Bowyer

    You don’t hear many references to the New Testament in financial journalism these days. Maybe that’s part of the problem. Larry Kudlow is a notable exception. Over the past week in the midst of numerous pieces of bad news, Larry has made continual reference to ‘financial mustards seeds of hope’ in our financial markets.

  • President Barack Obama signs the Stock Act.

    President Obama’s negative attacks on Republican Mitt Romney are failing because voters are looking for optimism, former Virginia Gov. James Gilmore said Thursday on CNBC.

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    A decades-long decline in the American middle class requires serious, long-lasting measures, former Democratic strategist James Carville told CNBC on Friday.

  • Jerry Bowyer

    Don't believe the news stories saying the FASB suspened or loosened the accounting rule.

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    A news report published Thursday found Mitt Romney had remained the head of Bain Capital three years longer than he had told the Securities Exchange Commission, sparking accusations between campaign staffers for the Republican and President Obama.

  • Jerry Bowyer

    I know that you’re deluged with people who are sure that they see what’s wrong and what should be done. As for me, I’m not remotely sure, but I’ve looked at the data and read the plans and chewed it over and (yes, I’m not ashamed to say) prayed it over.

  • Eric Cantor

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice “brings gravitas” and would be a “qualified” vice presidential candidate, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Wednesday on CNBC.

  • Jerry Bowyer

    The Fed has not been particularly agile. Today’s rate cut was late and small. Really, the cut was not actually a cut at all. Bernanke had already been pumping enough money into the system to lower the rate at least to 1.5%.

  • Alan Greenspan

    There is a unique, structural imbalance in the U.S. economy, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said Wednesday on CNBC.

  • Jerry Bowyer

    Forget the pundits — look at what happened to the Intrade political futures market, tracing Sarah Palin withdrawal futures in real time, as Palin debated Joe Biden. They are now lower than Biden withdrawal futures. When people have their money on the line, they think a little more clearly, in my experience. Palin did well.

  • President Barack Obama

    Expiration of the Bush-era tax cuts for annual incomes above $250,000 in a weak economy will translate to layoffs, Sen. Jim DeMint claimed Tuesday on CNBC.

  • Jerry Bowyer

    A Louisiana political wag famously said “Vote for the adulterer; it’s important’. He was referring to a congressional face off between a highly corrupt machine politician, and a reformer who had once consorted with prostitutes.

  • Jerry Bowyer

    I just got off the phone with Ed Lazear (Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisors), and he made a good case for the severity of the crisis, esp. negative interest rate on t bills.

  • President Barack Obama speaking at the Associated Press luncheon during the ASNE Convention.

    President Obama is presiding over an economic recovery that is “dead last in the modern era,” Texas Congressman Kevin Brady said Friday on CNBC.

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