Sorted Weekly Tweets

Rest of the World


  • West Australia Set to Stay Liberal Highlighting Gillard’s Plight Some Labor policies r perceived 2b anti-mining $$ Mar 07, 2013
  • Top Stock Kroton’s School-Loans Growth Decelerates Brazil goes down the student loan path US has. Better results? $$ Mar 07, 2013
  • Merkel Looks East for Austerity Allies in Hollande Talks Austerity is getting 2b a tougher sell; when does it end? $$ Mar 07, 2013
  • Saudi Next Generation Has US Imprint as King Picks Leaders Wahabiism won’t accept cultural reforms; 2 optimistic $$ Mar 07, 2013
  • Impotent Mursi Losing Grip on Egypt as Unrest Prompts Reversals Anarchy rules as Mursi putters; no 1 2 replace him $$ Mar 07, 2013
  • EU Unemployment: Titanic in Perspective ~12% unemployment across the EU & still rising. Sound like a success 2u? $$ Mar 06, 2013
  • Pound’s World-Worst Drop Seen Growing in Pimco Math Everyone wants a cheaper currency in the race 2 the bottom $$ Mar 06, 2013
  • China ‘fully prepared’ for currency war Brave words from a country w/an immature financial system $$ Mar 06, 2013
  • Japan’s Economic Bad Mix : Yen, Oil and China Not a question of Japan getting into trouble, only what catalyzes it $$ Mar 05, 2013
  • Reforms Stall in Athens as Troika Considers Next Aid Tranche for Greece Still don’t c how Greece avoids leaving EZone Mar 03, 2013




  • Chevron Shale Bet Down Under Makes Senex Target That’s why gas found in Australasia is so valuable FD: long $CVX $$ Mar 07, 2013
  • Ethanol Outpaces Gasoline on Longest Supply Drop Since 2010 Margins r wide enough shut capacity reopens $$ FD: + $VLO Mar 07, 2013
  • Conoco Says US Should Consider Allowing Oil Exports Now that we make more than we consume, y not sell excess? $$ Mar 07, 2013




  • When ‘Jazz’ Was a Dirty Word Fascinating 2c how jazz musicians rejected the label, but played w/great enthusiasm $$ Mar 09, 2013
  • Making a Liberal-Arts Education Pay Trouble w/liberal arts: not enough science & math; written by an English prof $$ Mar 07, 2013
  • Stress at Work: Why Women Feel It More Than Men Women tend 2 ‘Tend and Befriend.’ Men tend 2 fight/act or leave $$ Mar 07, 2013
  • Rice Glut Expands With Farms Poised for Record Crop I’ve heard there r animal feed shortages, can rice b used? $$ Mar 06, 2013
  • In Geology, Old-Timers Can Be Worth Their Weight in Gold They analyze plants, animals, not just computer analyses $$ Mar 05, 2013
  • Many Avoid Tough Path to Citizenship Costs time & $$, effort from studying, hiring a lawyer, etc. Mar 05, 2013
  • As Pirates Run Rampant, TV Studios Dial Up Pursuit Story of television trying to eliminate piracy and not winning $$ Mar 05, 2013
  • Glad that Venezuela does not have to suffer through more of Chavez, but sad 4 him. Now, what will the election result be? $$ Mar 05, 2013




  • Icahn Unbound Takes Activism to New Peak in Deal Fights He’s having a lot of fun going after poorly planned deals $$ Mar 09, 2013
  • Why Vodafone Should Head for a Verizon Exit $VOD should make $VZ pay up, they have less need 2 act | FD: + $VOD $$ Mar 07, 2013
  • Boeing Said to Boost 787 Battery Tests As Carmakers Aid 2 Many batteries passing “quality control” @ manufacturer $$ Mar 07, 2013


Market Impact


  • Wrong question. by @ReformedBroker Tie your hands w/asset allocation. Give yourself limited movement re fear/greed $$ Mar 07, 2013
  • Proof the Fed is Juicing the Markets Correlation is not proof, but the monetary base is highly correlated w/DJIA $$ Mar 07, 2013
  • Welcoming, and Worrying About, a Record Market Last inflation adjusted DJIA high was not Oct-2007, but Jan-2000 $$ Mar 06, 2013
  • Young Adults Retreat From Piling Up Debt Saving is the secret to getting the big ticket items 2 make life pleasant $$ Mar 06, 2013
  • Qualified Private Activity Bonds Come Under New Scrutiny Corporations have access to issuing tax-exempt bonds $$ Mar 06, 2013


US Government & Economic Policy


  • Yale Suing Former Students Shows Crisis in Loans to Poor Loan programs seem cheaper in the short run, deceptive $$ Mar 07, 2013
  • Tom Coburn’s Campaign Against Government Waste Coburn fights for what is right regardless of what the GOP thinks $$ Mar 07, 2013
  • Nurses Spar With Doctors as 30 Million Insured Seek Care These fights will be more common as Obamacare proceeds $$ Mar 06, 2013
  • S&P Credibility Seen Eroded by Complicity in Soured Deals Where r the complaints about regulators forcing ratings? $$ Mar 06, 2013
  • Warren Buffett Sees ‘Hair Trigger’ When Fed Shifts Stance Right. Now if he would spend time speaking truth 2 power $$ Mar 06, 2013
  • US Sequestration : Market Impact on financial assets Would nitially b deflationary, but lead to growth later IMO $$ Mar 05, 2013
  • Dr Copper and his funny friends dont agree with SP500 – Divergence ! Real economy not doing as well as S&P 500 $$ Mar 03, 2013
  • US Restaurant Index and US Consumer Confidence Restaurants r sensitive indicators of consumer behavior: weak now $$ Mar 03, 2013
  • Federal Reserve: What Happens When It Runs Out of Ammo? What happens when they need2tighten & reaction is violent $$ Mar 03, 2013
  • Two Scenarios for Future of ‘Big Finance’ Finance still needs 2 shrink, the economy needs total debt 2b < 2x GDP $$ Mar 03, 2013
  • US Incomes Fall, Spending Rises What do you expect when you add back the payroll tax? $WMT takes a hit also $$ Mar 03, 2013
  • Druckenmiller Sees Storm Worse Than ’08 as Seniors Steal It is very bad, but I don’t get the $211T number, too big $$ Mar 03, 2013
  • Obama Orders Cuts That Will Be ‘Slow Grind’ on Economy Next stop, 3/27 when the spending authorization expires $$ Mar 03, 2013
  • Obama Makes Cuts Personal in Strategy to Bend Congress May try to mismanage sequester to embarrass Republicans $$ Mar 03, 2013



  • Edge: Milevsky, Ritholtz, Zweig, Ferri & More This year’s Edge Q is What *should* we be worried about? I’m in it 2 $$ Mar 05, 2013
  • Kass Takes Buffett’s Challenge to Present Bearish Questions @DougKass gets fun of poking holes in Warren’s theses $$ Mar 05, 2013
  • Buffett’s Advice to Apple’s Tim Cook: Ignore Einhorn Warren tells him to manage for the long haul. Wise words $$ Mar 05, 2013
  • Investing methods that beat the market Momentum, small cap, value, yield — can all be mimicked through ETFs $$ Mar 05, 2013
  • Birinyi Says Buy Mining, Technology Shares as Bull Ages Yes 4 tech, but miners have over developed, poor profits $$ Mar 05, 2013
  • How much do stocks really return? Good article, but I think the advantage of stocks over inv grade bonds is ~1%/yr $$ Mar 05, 2013
  • Say Goodbye to the 4% Rule for Retirement Better rule: Ten-year Tsy yield +2% if bullish, +1% neutral, +0% bearish $$ Mar 05, 2013




  • In Florida, Sinkhole Risks Grow With Urban Expansion West Central Florida has a sinkholes, could lose 4 counties? $$ Mar 07, 2013
  • Imagining a Post-Bundle World for Cable TV Popular shows/networks would do better, less popular would suffer $$ Mar 03, 2013


Replies & Retweets

  • Why should the companies you listed pay 6%, when all of them could issue senior unsecured for less than that? Mar 07, 2013
  • @The_Analyst They would give up that much to avoid being sr unsec liability?? Mar 07, 2013
  • Bigtime MT @BarbarianCap: $PRU >Annuity Fees Would Make Bankers Dance >> CEO touting how expensive their products r Mar 07, 2013
  • You can say that again RT @munilass: This is beautiful. The use of drones is finally getting the attention it deserves. Mar 07, 2013
  • Good one! RT @JMucken: @AlephBlog It would be metaphorical to give the winner a “gold” medal. Mar 06, 2013
  • I agree w/that, as it says in Romans 3:8 RT @cogent_rambling: Bad doesn’t erase good. Mar 06, 2013
  • RT @agnestcrane: I’d say credit markets feel pretty good about banks ahead of stress tests. BofA, GS, MS CDS spreads have more than halv … Mar 06, 2013
  • I use that when I worry about retailer spam RT @cullenroche: On a more serious note, why in the world do I still use my Yahoo email account? Mar 06, 2013
  • Maybe we could turn competitive devaluation into an Olympic sport. Send all finance ministers & central bankers 2 Sochi w/a 1-way ticket $$ Mar 06, 2013
  • @Fullcarry Thanks for the info, helps Mar 05, 2013
  • Jesus will surprise him RT @mattrixDOTinfo: re: Chavez and being sad. It’s a shame Chavez will now have 2b held accountable to our Maker. Mar 05, 2013



  • My week on twitter: 39 retweets received, 2 new listings, 90 new followers, 36 mentions. Via: Mar 07, 2013