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Fuddnik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-10-11 06:57 PM
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137. Well, their daddy did work for Stalin.
Also note in the article that BB&T Bank is also sponsoring a program, with studying "Atlas Shrugged" as part of the course requirement.
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  -STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday, May 10, 2011 Pale Blue Dot  May-10-11 06:04 AM   #0 
  - Today's Reports  Pale Blue Dot   May-10-11 06:05 AM   #1 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-10-11 12:16 PM   #111 
  - That's the second piece of spam I've witnessed today  Demeter   May-10-11 01:47 PM   #127 
     - I alerted. The thing should be gone now.  Pale Blue Dot   May-10-11 02:44 PM   #132 
  - Oil falls to near $101 ahead of US supply reports  Pale Blue Dot   May-10-11 06:05 AM   #2 
  - World stocks up as oil slips; euro volatile  xchrom   May-10-11 06:32 AM   #17 
  - The price of oil has risen about 25 times since 1974.  JDPriestly   May-10-11 10:17 AM   #88 
     - MPG doubled in the same amount of time  Demeter   May-10-11 01:43 PM   #123 
        - I'm using oil as a benchmark for inflation.  JDPriestly   May-10-11 03:46 PM   #135 
  - Crude futures fall after CME hikes margins  Roland99   May-10-11 07:35 AM   #51 
  - BofA sees possible oil fall, alone among peers  xchrom   May-10-11 09:08 AM   #71 
  - It's up to almost $104 today. nt  Pale Blue Dot   May-10-11 03:04 PM   #134 
  - First Rec!  Demeter   May-10-11 06:11 AM   #3 
  - i think kafka made a living out of that.  xchrom   May-10-11 06:14 AM   #5 
  - Probably why I never read him  Demeter   May-10-11 06:17 AM   #8 
  - His philosophy....  AnneD   May-10-11 06:24 AM   #12 
     - Existentialism didn't embrace despair, it was a philosophy that sought to remedy it.  TalkingDog   May-10-11 10:46 AM   #91 
        - Very nice write-up, TD.  Hugin   May-10-11 01:10 PM   #112 
        - I learned something  Demeter   May-10-11 01:19 PM   #113 
  - Is that a giant cockroach joke?  tclambert   May-10-11 06:21 AM   #11 
  - Hey...  AnneD   May-10-11 06:26 AM   #13 
  - We all have relatives that "bug" us  Demeter   May-10-11 06:34 AM   #20 
  - Everyone can find pirates and horse thieves in their family trees, if they squint long enough.  tclambert   May-10-11 06:45 AM   #28 
  - You would.  Fuddnik   May-10-11 09:10 AM   #73 
     - You know...  AnneD   May-10-11 01:43 PM   #124 
  - ...  xchrom   May-10-11 06:31 AM   #16 
  - Kafka sure did lead a futile life  Demeter   May-10-11 06:33 AM   #18 
     - what don't the germans have a word for? nt  xchrom   May-10-11 06:37 AM   #22 
        - Vaistaspermum?  Po_d Mainiac   May-10-11 06:41 AM   #25 
           - that's not german? nt  xchrom   May-10-11 06:52 AM   #32 
              - NS! but it sound good.  Po_d Mainiac   May-10-11 06:55 AM   #34 
  - Perseverance?  DemReadingDU   May-10-11 06:44 AM   #27 
  - Yeah, it's called SPITE  Warpy   May-10-11 08:14 AM   #54 
     - You are cutting too close to the truth  Demeter   May-10-11 09:01 AM   #67 
     - Hear! Hear! Warpy, my friend.  Hugin   May-10-11 09:09 AM   #72 
     - I'll turn 59 on Saturday. And I continue just to spite the bastards.  Fuddnik   May-10-11 09:20 AM   #77 
        - i'd love to see her get that ball. nt  xchrom   May-10-11 11:36 AM   #104 
        - So what can we give you....  AnneD   May-10-11 01:24 PM   #114 
           - That's Easy! We Dedicate the Weekend to Fuddnik!  Demeter   May-10-11 01:46 PM   #126 
           - Call it a ....  AnneD   May-10-11 10:03 PM   #138 
           - Can you catch a flying bedpan?  Fuddnik   May-10-11 06:54 PM   #136 
              - I've dodged more....  AnneD   May-10-11 10:05 PM   #139 
  - Sheila Bair To Leave FDIC In July, Ending 5-Year Term  Demeter   May-10-11 06:14 AM   #4 
  - india: Why India chose to disappoint the US  xchrom   May-10-11 06:16 AM   #6 
  - Nobel-Winning President - FREE- with Every Purchase!  Demeter   May-10-11 01:34 PM   #119 
  - Obama in fresh push on immigration  Demeter   May-10-11 06:16 AM   #7 
  - BofA to halve $850bn portfolio of bad loans  Demeter   May-10-11 06:19 AM   #9 
  - Where are the bad loans going?  tclambert   May-10-11 06:27 AM   #14 
     - Modifications and Foreclosures  Demeter   May-10-11 06:39 AM   #23 
  - S&P cuts Greek credit rating  Demeter   May-10-11 06:21 AM   #10 
  - Stock futures rise on strong Chinese data  xchrom   May-10-11 06:29 AM   #15 
  - Gold rises as dollar retreats, focus on Greece  xchrom   May-10-11 06:34 AM   #19 
  - PM's will raise until the CME tries to game the long puts again  Po_d Mainiac   May-10-11 06:53 AM   #33 
  - Hi-yo Silver, away!  xchrom   May-10-11 10:50 AM   #93 
     - Silver went from $44 to $34 in a week, now back to $38.  tclambert   May-10-11 02:04 PM   #131 
  - europe: WRAPUP 1-EU paymaster Merkel guarded on new aid for Greece  xchrom   May-10-11 06:36 AM   #21 
  - india: Fuel price meet deferred, higher diesel price eyed  xchrom   May-10-11 06:39 AM   #24 
  - India gold extends gains; physical buying retreats  xchrom   May-10-11 06:42 AM   #26 
  - Is gold better bet than silver? Expert answers  xchrom   May-10-11 06:55 AM   #35 
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  - Florida Cuts Unemployment Benefits To Pay For Corporate Tax Cut  Demeter   May-10-11 06:50 AM   #30 
  - Seems obvious...  hamerfan   May-10-11 07:10 AM   #43 
  - Less than 2% of businesses in FL even pay a corporate tax. Yes, less than 2%!  Roland99   May-10-11 07:34 AM   #50 
  - In the mean time, the Koch Bros bought their own public university.  Fuddnik   May-10-11 09:31 AM   #82 
     - They obviously don't believe in Science or Academic Rigor or Independent Thought and Analysis  Demeter   May-10-11 01:30 PM   #117 
        - Well, their daddy did work for Stalin.  Fuddnik   May-10-11 06:57 PM   #137 
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  - Texas governor woos Vernon businesses  xchrom   May-10-11 08:11 AM   #53 
  - k&r I have no hope. I see no future. n/t  Hotler   May-10-11 08:16 AM   #55 
  - If you wake up breathing, there is always hope.  Mnemosyne    May-10-11 08:22 AM   #57 
  - If you make it through the week-end without the tag on your toe.  Fuddnik   May-10-11 09:06 AM   #69 
     - You win another week, in other words  Demeter   May-10-11 01:44 PM   #125 
  - What Zipcar Can Teach the S&P 500  xchrom   May-10-11 08:18 AM   #56 
  - europe: European shares gain, led by banks, miners  xchrom   May-10-11 08:23 AM   #58 
  - UPDATE 2-Solar company Energy Conversion to cut 300 jobs on Europe woes  xchrom   May-10-11 08:29 AM   #60 
  - Gazprom says increases May gas exports 28 pct  xchrom   May-10-11 08:31 AM   #61 
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  - asia: Nikkei gains on Toyota output recovery report  xchrom   May-10-11 08:26 AM   #59 
  - China's April CPI to stay above 5 pct: survey  xchrom   May-10-11 09:42 AM   #85 
  - Shanghai stocks climb ahead of inflation data  xchrom   May-10-11 10:57 AM   #95 
  - Korea secures pledges from EU firms  xchrom   May-10-11 11:12 AM   #100 
  - Inflation stokes Korean gold fever  xchrom   May-10-11 11:14 AM   #101 
  - EU free trade pact could cut inflation  xchrom   May-10-11 11:30 AM   #102 
  - China Tests Helicopter Drone  xchrom   May-10-11 11:34 AM   #103 
  - China pledges to cement ties with Afghanistan as FM visits Beijing  xchrom   May-10-11 11:43 AM   #106 
  - Chile, HK ink investment deal  xchrom   May-10-11 11:46 AM   #107 
  - UPDATE 1-Regulators probe Goldman analyst communications  xchrom   May-10-11 08:43 AM   #65 
  - A fugue for GS in the style of JSB  Demeter   May-10-11 01:52 PM   #129 
  - middle east: Emirates sees 52% surge in profit, despite unrest  xchrom   May-10-11 08:49 AM   #66 
  - Saudi Arabia gets tougher on jobs for expats  xchrom   May-10-11 09:05 AM   #68 
  - Tamweel plunges 10% on first trading day since 2008  xchrom   May-10-11 09:07 AM   #70 
  - Saudi hits week-high, construction stocks up  xchrom   May-10-11 09:12 AM   #74 
  - Japan quake slowdown to hurt Toyota sales in UAE  xchrom   May-10-11 09:15 AM   #75 
  - Commodities trading is banking's new battleground  xchrom   May-10-11 09:19 AM   #76 
  - the next big bubble. And, of course, who needs regulation?  Roland99   May-10-11 09:23 AM   #79 
     - +1  xchrom   May-10-11 09:38 AM   #84 
  - Forecast: Orlando worst housing market in U.S.  Roland99   May-10-11 09:22 AM   #78 
  - March wholesale inventories rise, sales surge  xchrom   May-10-11 09:28 AM   #80 
  - Import price rise slows in April  xchrom   May-10-11 09:30 AM   #81 
  - not exactly pertinent, but: Harvard-Connected Lobbying Group Confesses to Illegally Helping Gaddafi  xchrom   May-10-11 09:36 AM   #83 
  - Apple overtakes Google as world's most valuable brand  xchrom   May-10-11 09:44 AM   #86 
  - Conn. to Begin Layoffs for State Workers (5,000)  Pale Blue Dot   May-10-11 10:31 AM   #89 
  - In Connecticut, I Don't Think "Democrat" means What We All Think It Does  Demeter   May-10-11 01:56 PM   #130 
     - I worked for Ned Lamont's campaign that year.  Pale Blue Dot   May-10-11 03:03 PM   #133 
  - U.S. stocks extend gains into third day  xchrom   May-10-11 10:53 AM   #94 
  - australia: Australian budget expected to be austere  xchrom   May-10-11 11:00 AM   #96 
  - Forex: AUD/USD challenging weekly highs  xchrom   May-10-11 11:02 AM   #97 
  - Budget ignores SA farmers - Xenophon  xchrom   May-10-11 11:06 AM   #98 
  - Federal Budget will be easier on disabilities but harder on the unemployed  xchrom   May-10-11 11:08 AM   #99 
  - Major bank slide leads market down at close  xchrom   May-10-11 11:40 AM   #105 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-10-11 12:14 PM   #110 
  - All I can say is...  AnneD   May-10-11 01:27 PM   #115 
  - um -- er -- no. nt  xchrom   May-10-11 01:37 PM   #121 
  - Debt: 05/05/2011 14,321,667,187,751.50 (DOWN 12,146,302,884.49) (Thu, DOWN a lot.)  Festivito   May-10-11 01:28 PM   #116 
     - Debt: 05/06/2011 14,322,686,905,560.01 (UP 1,019,717,808.46) (Fri, UP a little.)  Festivito   May-10-11 01:32 PM   #118 
 

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