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Why Bonds

(Stool Pigeons Wire) by Trader Joe 2/13/09 Speaking historically, folks would buy stocks for two reasons, [1] capital appreciation (consisting of econimic expansion + growth in the specific company sector) and [2] dividend income. In fact, over most periods (as measured in decades) the return from the dividend component assuming reinvestment, is equal to or…

Citicorpse Uses Tarp To Expand Lending… In AUSTRALIA!

Here’s another piece that was exclusively reported this morning on The Stool Pigeons Wire by reporter Al Ceringa. In commemoration of the US$3 Trillion of new debt that is being shoved down the throats of the American Taxpayers in the last 48 hours, we the residents of Australia would like to thank all American Stoolies…

Insider’s View of Silly Con Valley

Here’s a great post from Capitalstool.com’s Stool Pigeons Wire by MDPorter in response to a comment by poster Shorty. QUOTE (shorty @ Dec 27 2008, 09:30 PM) * I think it’s over for Silicon Valley. A few operations will be shipped to India. The rest will steadily decay into a rustbelt-type environment racked by unemployment,…

Disabusing Popular Assumptions

There are a couple of assumptions floating around in certain quarters that I’d like to disabuse. One is that based on its recent statements and actions, the Fed is reflating. Another is that it will be successful, in fact too successful, resulting in high inflation. Another is that foreign central banks will be around to…

Unintended Consequences

This post was by Trader Joe on yesterday’s Stool Pigeons Wire. One of the consequences of the “CRASH” in the high-yield debt market is that corporate treasurers have finally woken up and realized that they can tender for their debt from desperate institutional holders for pennies on the dollar. This can provide a TREMENDOUS BENEFIT…