Hot Links: Ice-T Versus a Mac Laptop

[vodpod id=Groupvideo.3717525&w=425&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Here’s how nerdy Intel execs propose to their girlfriends.  (LATimes) I’m sorry to hear about Fortune Mag cuting back on frequency of issues, one of the few good print ones left.  (WSJ) Schwab strategist Liz Ann Sonders says buy the dips.  (SmartMoney) Damien Hoffman:  Is Wall Street Ready…

Enter the Lexicon: "Salarized Stock"

The Pay Czar has spoken.  Here are the new rules for TARP-scrounging firms, about a year too late… From MarketWatch: WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Kenneth Feinberg, the Treasury Department official in charge of setting compensation for bailed-out companies, said Thursday his primary goal was to get the banks to the taxpayer’s money. “Taxpayers are in deep…

Hot Links: Patterns, the Pay Czar & MC Trebek

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning (sorry for the late start, Daddy put down a few drinks last night)… Goldman Sachs takes a trip to China and comes back with their 10 fave oil plays.  (PragCap) ENOUGH ALREADY WITH THE PATTERN SEEKING!  I agree.  (AbnormalReturns) The bank lobby seems to just make up statistics whenever they…

The Bailout You Never Heard About

The quintessential book on Bailouts has already been written, it’s called Bailout Nation by Barry Ritholtz and many of my colleagues and clients will be receiving a copy come the holidays.  That said, there was one massive bailout in American history that hasn’t gotten much attention, probably because it was more of a social crisis…

A Look at Health Care Coverage Numbers in the US

In the current battle over health care, you will hear a lot more of a ruckus over WHO is covered as opposed to much about the quality of coverage.  As a result, a lot of the debate is based on which politician is supplying the numbers themselves. Here’s a look at the government’s data from the St….

Hot Links: Perp Walks, Proud Bulls and the Skiing Robot

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning… Rockstar Raymond James strategist Jeff Saut is still bullish and proud of it.  (PragCap) Say hello to Preet Bharara, the New Sheriff of Wall Street.  (Clusterstock) Eddy Elfenbein: David Rosenberg is running away from his bad calls.  (CrossingWallStreet) Bess opens the floodgates of speculation on which Hedgie will be doing…

CNBC's Most Annoying Commercials 3

And the never-ending commercial loop continues…same repetition, new set of 30 seconds spots to drive us crazy. CNBC is the soundtrack of my workday, for better or worse, while I’m at my trading turret.  I’m OK with the network itself, but their habit of running the same 7 or 8 ads all day long, again…

Carter Worth on Filling the Gap

Disclaimer: Nothing in the below post constitutes an invitation to buy or sell any securities nor is it supervised research.  Do not trade or invest based on anything you read here. There’s a very misunderstood principle of technical analysis that amateurs and dilettantes often use to justify foolish trades.  Carter Worth of Oppenheimer Asset Management…