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44. on CNBC-Fed Decision...are they going to lower the prime rate AGAIN?
..and if so-what will that do to the value of our dollar
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  -STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday March 18 ozymandius  Mar-18-08 04:58 AM   #0 
  - Market WrapUp: The Year of Living Dangerously  ozymandius   Mar-18-08 05:08 AM   #1 
  - inflation will increase at a faster rate,... the commodity sector will continue to thrive  TheBorealAvenger   Mar-18-08 05:49 AM   #9 
  - Today's Reports  ozymandius   Mar-18-08 05:12 AM   #2 
  - U.S. Feb. single-family housing starts fall to 17-year low - U.S. Feb. PPI rises 6.4% year over year  UpInArms   Mar-18-08 07:36 AM   #34 
  - Oil steady above $106 after steep fall  ozymandius   Mar-18-08 05:14 AM   #3 
  - Oil rebounds ahead of Fed move  Ghost Dog   Mar-18-08 10:47 AM   #68 
  - Court reverses Exxon freeze on Venezuela assets  Ghost Dog   Mar-18-08 10:48 AM   #70 
     - Oooh! That's Gotta Smart!  Demeter   Mar-18-08 01:30 PM   #113 
  - Fed poised to cut rates again  ozymandius   Mar-18-08 05:17 AM   #4 
  - How many times can they do this before it doesn't matter?  Political Heretic   Mar-18-08 12:45 PM   #92 
  - After Bear Stearns rescue, who's next?  ozymandius   Mar-18-08 05:21 AM   #5 
  - Lehman rout tests Fed's resolve  ozymandius   Mar-18-08 05:33 AM   #7 
  - No early trading report on Lehman Bros.  formercia   Mar-18-08 05:57 AM   #11 
  - Merrill riskiest after Bear Stearns, says Wachovia  Ghost Dog   Mar-18-08 10:45 AM   #67 
  - World markets attempt rebound before Fed decision  ozymandius   Mar-18-08 05:26 AM   #6 
  - Asian Stocks Rise, Led by Insurers; China's Equities Tumble  Ghost Dog   Mar-18-08 06:34 AM   #17 
     - China Stocks Drop to 8-Month Low as Wen Vows to Fight Inflation  Ghost Dog   Mar-18-08 06:37 AM   #18 
     - China Increases Bank Reserve Ratio to Cool Inflation  Ghost Dog   Mar-18-08 07:03 AM   #24 
     - Hong Kong May Ditch Dollar Peg as Currency Drops, Says Nomura  Ghost Dog   Mar-18-08 06:42 AM   #19 
     - The dollar in Japan: Investment risk or opportunity?  Ghost Dog   Mar-18-08 06:46 AM   #20 
  - I'll check back later folks.  ozymandius   Mar-18-08 05:36 AM   #8 
  - Lehman up in Germany  Joanne98   Mar-18-08 05:55 AM   #10 
  - London shares rebound ahead of Fed rate decision  Joanne98   Mar-18-08 06:01 AM   #12 
  - European stocks recover, Fed rate cut awaited  Ghost Dog   Mar-18-08 08:02 AM   #36 
  - FTSE rebounds, banks lead as Fed verdict expected  Ghost Dog   Mar-18-08 08:04 AM   #37 
  - Europe shares extend gains on higher US open  Ghost Dog   Mar-18-08 10:50 AM   #72 
  - European stocks close up 3.5% before Fed decision  Ghost Dog   Mar-18-08 01:51 PM   #118 
     - FTSE soars 3.5 pct on hopes for hefty US rate cut  Ghost Dog   Mar-18-08 01:54 PM   #119 
  - Americans simply don't have enough money  Joanne98   Mar-18-08 06:09 AM   #13 
  - Isn't that the definition of bankrupt?  Tansy_Gold   Mar-18-08 09:53 PM   #144 
  - We Are Being Bernanke'd By amydemiceli  Demeter   Mar-18-08 06:18 AM   #14 
  - What is happening with the economy? By Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar  Demeter   Mar-18-08 06:29 AM   #15 
  - The US economy is about to suffer a painful dose of reality. About time, too  Ghost Dog   Mar-18-08 06:59 AM   #23 
     - Why do you hate Murika?  Wednesdays   Mar-18-08 08:46 AM   #41 
  - Healthcare fraud trial in Columbus, Ohio - 2nd trial update  DemReadingDU   Mar-18-08 06:30 AM   #16 
  - Bad News for Bear Shareholders is Good News for the Markets  Demeter   Mar-18-08 06:56 AM   #21 
  - Should the Fed Save Wall Street Firms?  Demeter   Mar-18-08 06:57 AM   #22 
  - Rescue Tests the Credibility of the Fed  UpInArms   Mar-18-08 07:18 AM   #27 
  - Fed's Bear Bailout Hobbles Free Markets  UpInArms   Mar-18-08 09:48 AM   #52 
     - and what are we saving these corporations with? Our $9 trillion deficit, credit from Saudi A and  wordpix   Mar-18-08 10:33 AM   #62 
  - Too Big to Bail: The Fed's Wall Street Dilemma By Pam Martens  Demeter   Mar-18-08 07:07 AM   #25 
  - Related article from Oz  Danascot   Mar-18-08 01:02 PM   #103 
  - OMG, this is like The Onion, only not funny.  donkeyotay   Mar-18-08 01:07 PM   #104 
  - I'm trying to make it through this article without having a stoke.  donkeyotay   Mar-18-08 01:24 PM   #108 
     - I Shall Have to Post Warnings Then  Demeter   Mar-18-08 01:27 PM   #112 
  - dollar watch  UpInArms   Mar-18-08 07:07 AM   #26 
  - Euro= USD 1.583, GBP 0.787, CHF 1.547 and JPY 152.9 at this time  Ghost Dog   Mar-18-08 07:45 AM   #35 
  - "Bernankerupted: Bear Stearns Fire-sale sends Global Markets Plunging; Dollar Routed  Demeter   Mar-18-08 07:24 AM   #28 
  - Today's Market Melody: A request, "Mister Sandman"...  Prag   Mar-18-08 08:38 AM   #39 
     - Sung By the Andrews Sisters in the Previous Depression, I Believe  Demeter   Mar-18-08 09:07 AM   #46 
  - Households face the unthinkable: budgeting  UpInArms   Mar-18-08 07:25 AM   #29 
  - This Is Exactly Why I Divorced  Demeter   Mar-18-08 07:29 AM   #31 
  - I always pinch each penny twice...  Prag   Mar-18-08 08:41 AM   #40 
     - People used to tell me that I pinched pennies so hard  Warpy   Mar-18-08 10:57 AM   #73 
  - nice to see some people waking up  Viva_La_Revolution   Mar-18-08 09:59 AM   #55 
  - Perhaps if CEOs and our government  fasttense   Mar-18-08 11:26 AM   #85 
  - "US losing confidence vote as investors flee"  Demeter   Mar-18-08 07:27 AM   #30 
  - How the Prisoner's Dilemma and Unintended Consequences are Accelerating the Credit Crisis  Demeter   Mar-18-08 07:31 AM   #32 
  - Wall Street fears for next Great Depression By Margareta Pagano, Business Editor Independent.co.uk  Demeter   Mar-18-08 07:34 AM   #33 
  - Well, I have been "in a total state of shock, aghast " since December 2000  TheBorealAvenger   Mar-18-08 09:38 AM   #51 
  - Citigroup announces layoff of 185 home equity sales workers  4dsc   Mar-18-08 08:09 AM   #38 
  - I Expect They Are Thinking That All That Paper Equity Has Evaporated in the Housing Price Slump  Demeter   Mar-18-08 08:52 AM   #42 
  - No, they can no longer shop home loans around to  Warpy   Mar-18-08 11:03 AM   #75 
  - Yeh, that will fix things...lay off the workers...  InkAddict   Mar-18-08 11:12 AM   #82 
  - 9:54am - Pass the Xanax/Oxycontin cocktail please.  Roland99   Mar-18-08 08:55 AM   #43 
  - Expect some serious profit taking soon.....  formercia   Mar-18-08 09:03 AM   #45 
  - on CNBC-Fed Decision...are they going to lower the prime rate AGAIN?  w8liftinglady   Mar-18-08 09:02 AM   #44 
  - Think of the positive side  formercia   Mar-18-08 09:11 AM   #47 
  - And Bush's Place in History Is Secure!  Demeter   Mar-18-08 09:19 AM   #48 
     - That's one way to get rid of Lead Paint.  formercia   Mar-18-08 09:27 AM   #49 
     - at least til Friday ...  dweller   Mar-18-08 09:29 AM   #50 
  - how about those who want to save for retirement or college without pouring all their $$$  wordpix   Mar-18-08 10:48 AM   #69 
  - Efficient Markets Can Value Assets. Ours Can't  UpInArms   Mar-18-08 09:54 AM   #53 
  - As crisis deepens, Fed steps up role By Ron Scherer  Demeter   Mar-18-08 09:58 AM   #54 
  - "it said securities dealers could borrow for up to six months"---borrowing from the Fed, i.e. US  wordpix   Mar-18-08 11:01 AM   #74 
     - Plaza Watch: Bear Stearns Chairman [ Cayne] in for $25 million  wordpix   Mar-18-08 11:04 AM   #76 
        - Disgorge profits, a legal term sometimes applied to crooks and their ill-gotten gains,  donkeyotay   Mar-18-08 06:05 PM   #133 
  - How close are we to a liquidity trap? Paul Krugman  Demeter   Mar-18-08 10:00 AM   #56 
  - If You're A Real Wonk: The Bear Stearns-JP Morgan Merger Document  Demeter   Mar-18-08 10:05 AM   #57 
  - Loretta Napoleoni: Bear Stearns and Carlyle Debacles Are a "Modern-Day Greek Tragedy"  Demeter   Mar-18-08 10:11 AM   #58 
  - Commodities: "The big fall is coming"  Demeter   Mar-18-08 10:16 AM   #59 
  - I don't think this will apply to food commodities.  Viva_La_Revolution   Mar-18-08 10:49 AM   #71 
  - I dont' think oil will fall much, either  wordpix   Mar-18-08 11:05 AM   #78 
  - May 2009 futures are down today over $3  Viva_La_Revolution   Mar-18-08 11:08 AM   #80 
  - No but a food commodities bubble will do exactly what a housing bubble has  TalkingDog   Mar-18-08 11:08 AM   # 
  - Hard to Say  Demeter   Mar-18-08 01:25 PM   #110 
  - He's right  Warpy   Mar-18-08 12:08 PM   #88 
     - The Logical Follow Up Question: Where Did the Big Guys Go Next?  Demeter   Mar-18-08 01:23 PM   #107 
        - Beats the hell out of me  Warpy   Mar-18-08 01:26 PM   #111 
           - I'm Guessing Gold  Demeter   Mar-18-08 01:36 PM   #114 
  - Fed Watch: Anything and Everything is On The Table BY Tim Duy  Demeter   Mar-18-08 10:28 AM   #60 
  - Systemic Risk From an Outsized Fannie and Freddie?  Demeter   Mar-18-08 10:32 AM   #61 
  - Fed's Strategy to Halt Debt Meltdown is Not Working  Demeter   Mar-18-08 10:37 AM   #63 
  - Okay, okay, I know this is a radical suggestion, but what would  Tansy_Gold   Mar-18-08 12:46 PM   #95 
     - Pinko Commie  DemocratInSoCal   Mar-18-08 12:53 PM   #100 
     - Seeing a former seven-figure CEO on the streets begging  Tansy_Gold   Mar-18-08 07:34 PM   #135 
     - The World Would End  Demeter   Mar-18-08 01:24 PM   #109 
        - Well, at least THEIR world would end.  Tansy_Gold   Mar-18-08 08:28 PM   #138 
  - Goldman, Lehman earnings fall but top views  Ghost Dog   Mar-18-08 10:41 AM   #64 
  - Woohoo! The trip to Vegas is back on again!  Jersey Devil   Mar-18-08 11:16 AM   #84 
  - "Goldman's report was a good report and Lehman's was not the end of the world."  wordpix   Mar-18-08 12:51 PM   #98 
  - Nouriel Roubini's Global EconoMonitor / A Generalized Run on the Shadow Financial System  Demeter   Mar-18-08 10:41 AM   #65 
  - Wall St jumps as financials rebound  Ghost Dog   Mar-18-08 10:43 AM   #66 
  - CNBC bobbleheads are ecstatic. Apparently things are all better now.  Viva_La_Revolution   Mar-18-08 11:05 AM   #77 
     - did you listen to the talk with JP Morgan head this morning?  w8liftinglady   Mar-18-08 11:10 AM   #81 
        - "Fed will simply inject more money into system" - great thing to base our economy on  wordpix   Mar-18-08 12:41 PM   #91 
           - Fixing The Country's Infrastructure?  DemocratInSoCal   Mar-18-08 12:49 PM   #97 
              - We will win... "The War on Potholes!"  Prag   Mar-18-08 01:57 PM   #120 
  - So..Lehmann profit falls 57%..and their stocks soar?I am in a parallel universe  w8liftinglady   Mar-18-08 11:08 AM   #79 
  - yep. It didn't fall as much as expected, so everything is hunky-dorry.  Viva_La_Revolution   Mar-18-08 11:12 AM   #83 
  - Stocks have also fallen sharply after 100% rises in profits.  Zynx   Mar-18-08 12:34 PM   #90 
  - Hey Bear's up to 8$ today! It will probably go back up to 20$  Joanne98   Mar-18-08 11:28 AM   #86 
  - Expectations matter here.  Zynx   Mar-18-08 12:33 PM   #89 
  - Canada having problems with a whole class of debt; put under Bankruptcy protection  Robbien   Mar-18-08 11:31 AM   #87 
  - update: markets ecstatic over socialized banking losses  ozymandius   Mar-18-08 12:45 PM   #93 
  - Financials surge ahead of expected Fed rate cut  ozymandius   Mar-18-08 12:54 PM   #101 
  - The Tension Is Unbearable  DemocratInSoCal   Mar-18-08 12:46 PM   #94 
  - bwahahaha: "figure out a way to eventually drop rates Below 0%"  wordpix   Mar-18-08 12:53 PM   #99 
  - Boeing protest says Air Force changed rules to favor Northrop/EADS team in $35B tanker award  wordpix   Mar-18-08 12:47 PM   #96 
  - Mortgage Rates To Drop On Fed Move.......JUST KIDDING!!  DemocratInSoCal   Mar-18-08 12:58 PM   #102 
  - It's A 75 Basis Point Cut nt  DemocratInSoCal   Mar-18-08 01:16 PM   #105 
  - FOMC CUTS FEDERAL FUNDS RATE BY 75 BASIS POINTS TO 2.25%  girl gone mad   Mar-18-08 01:22 PM   #106 
  - Looks Like The Markets Are Unhappy  Demeter   Mar-18-08 01:39 PM   #115 
  - It's the traps...  Prag   Mar-18-08 01:44 PM   #116 
  - Wall Street Pares Gains After Fed Decision  Danascot   Mar-18-08 01:49 PM   #117 
  - Fed cuts key interest rates by 3/4 point  Ghost Dog   Mar-18-08 02:11 PM   #122 
  - ~15:00 EDT: "Stocks clmb(sic) after smaller-than-expected cut"  Prag   Mar-18-08 02:05 PM   #121 
  - Who pumped up the market over 400points!  DemReadingDU   Mar-18-08 03:14 PM   #124 
     - You know, it's not beyond the possible that discounted funds were used  ozymandius   Mar-18-08 04:00 PM   #126 
     - There have been lots of Lehman rumors  DemReadingDU   Mar-18-08 04:07 PM   #127 
     - DIABETIC PATIENT WHO CAN NO LONGER REGULATE GLUCOSE  ashevillepolitics   Mar-18-08 10:00 PM   #145 
  - I do not feel sorry for those who got burned shorting Lehman.  Zynx   Mar-18-08 02:50 PM   #123 
  - The Wall Street Reacharound.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Mar-18-08 03:51 PM   #125 
  - End of the day: we all knew this would happen. It happens every single, cotton-pickin' time  ozymandius   Mar-18-08 04:08 PM   #128 
  - Right on cue: (guess what?)  ozymandius   Mar-18-08 04:10 PM   #129 
  - Fear driving people right back into stocks.  girl gone mad   Mar-18-08 04:14 PM   #130 
  - lots of good links here today  feminazi   Mar-18-08 04:36 PM   #131 
  - Please consider this:  ozymandius   Mar-18-08 05:53 PM   #132 
     - Get 'em while they're hot!  Karenina   Mar-18-08 08:20 PM   #136 
     - Ozy, if this was a "done deal" how can Bear Stearns still be  UpInArms   Mar-18-08 08:28 PM   #137 
     - pump and dump, mebbe  wordpix   Mar-18-08 09:10 PM   #141 
     - There is considerable speculation as to legal obstacles that might get thrown up.  Zynx   Mar-18-08 09:34 PM   #143 
  - Cokehead Kudlow actually kicked ass today.  Bushwick Bill   Mar-18-08 07:03 PM   #134 
     - Perhaps the dollar is due for a turn around?  ozone_man   Mar-18-08 08:31 PM   #139 
        - word is there will be an intermeeting rate cut -  UpInArms   Mar-18-08 09:02 PM   #140 
           - The rates may go down to 0.875%  ozone_man   Mar-18-08 09:14 PM   #142 
 

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