Greetings From Citicorpse . . .
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Posted 18 August 2003 - 04:27 PM
this collapse in the volatility indices should be telling us something. I'm just not sure what.
Posted 18 August 2003 - 04:29 PM
Posted 18 August 2003 - 04:30 PM
Estragon: It can't go on like this.
Vladimir: That's what you think.
- Samuel Phukett, Waiting For Golddough
Posted 18 August 2003 - 04:33 PM
China's new leader defers to the old
By Erik Eckholm in Beijing
November 22 2002
In his acceptance speech after being appointed China's Communist Party chief, Hu Jintao promised that on important matters he would "seek instruction and listen to the views" of his predecessor, Jiang Zemin, say party officials who attended briefings on the meeting.
Posted 18 August 2003 - 04:34 PM
Yes, yes we all know anything can happen pricewise. But to have a second humongus bubble when we never even came close to clearing out the excesses of the first bubble, well, it is just too hard for this little brain to comprehend. Bulls are riding on hope and prayer, no substance, can the govt/fed/dealers/fund complex really fool the masses twice? So soon after the first rape?
""Pretty bubbleheads preen daily on our financial networks, playing the shill to Wall Street and Washington in order to lure unsuspecting Americans into buying insanely overvalued stocks. The great market exchanges, once prudent arenas of investment where the engine of capitalism traded value for value, have become sham casinos staggering under decades of massive Fed created debt and lurching into oblivion on the greater fool theory. Yet our high level bureaucrats, led by Alan Greenspan, exhort all Americans to consume still more of their seed corn and seek still more fools." N. Hultberg
Posted 18 August 2003 - 04:38 PM
To use a Japanese analogy:
Hu Jintao may be the Emperor, but Jiang Zemin is the Tokugawa Shogun.
Posted 18 August 2003 - 04:40 PM
Phuket, Thailand. I LUV it! As he's leaving, Mr. Snow will say goodbye with the customary gesture, both middle fingers waving wildly in the air.
Posted 18 August 2003 - 04:41 PM
tanks for the links, I had heard of that chip but wasn't following. I know others who have switched to openoffice with generally good results. Still using the matrix version here due to the use of some APIs only in the "real" one. Aside from English and what I haven't forgotten from years of Spanish, the only languages of use to me are C++, Java, ...
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