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by torontosimpleguy
March 3rd, 2010, 7:38 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?
Replies: 114
Views: 43900

Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaWe may have to agree to disagree ...OKQuoteIn short, your solution doesn't stabilize the system at all, it only brings a horrible false sense that things have been fixed.Nope, it is a temporal solution that serves short- and medium-term economic and politica...
by torontosimpleguy
March 3rd, 2010, 6:35 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?
Replies: 114
Views: 43900

Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaAnd don't forget that this crisis shows that bank employees, managers, executives, and even shareholders are not that concerned with the long-term survival of the firm. IBGYBG (I'll Be Gone, You'll Be Gone) means that everyone thinks they have ready opportun...
by torontosimpleguy
March 3rd, 2010, 5:56 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?
Replies: 114
Views: 43900

Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaGS is most assuredly not the problem and sacrificing them will not solve anything.I disagree. Those animals have a natural instinct of self-preservation. So, if they see that most aggressive one of them is killed the rest start behaving mildly. There are lot...
by torontosimpleguy
March 3rd, 2010, 5:14 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?
Replies: 114
Views: 43900

Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?

QuoteOriginally posted by: LTrainAnd where'se the application ta join dat-there "elite" group.Need a referral.
by torontosimpleguy
March 3rd, 2010, 5:12 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?
Replies: 114
Views: 43900

Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: LTrain>> Point is that hedge funds acting together can still destroy the system.And if every American flushes their toilet at the same time we will burst and destroy the water infractructure!!So what?!?Angers Bridge,QuoteAngers Bridge, also called the Basse-Chaîne Bridg...
by torontosimpleguy
March 3rd, 2010, 4:04 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?
Replies: 114
Views: 43900

Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: LTraintorontosimpleguy wrote:>> "government" should restrain hedge funds.Why?Since it is a 'natural' next stage after restraining the IBs. Point is that hedge funds acting together can still destroy the system. So, you need to restrain them from such activity.QuoteSoros...
by torontosimpleguy
March 3rd, 2010, 2:34 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?
Replies: 114
Views: 43900

Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: gardener3This forum has gone down the drain. Uninformative posts, trivial discussions... We need to sacrifice and ban a poster to set an example to keep the integrity of system. The forum demands blood!Why do you pollute my thread? We are discussing here the techniques ...
by torontosimpleguy
March 3rd, 2010, 1:31 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?
Replies: 114
Views: 43900

Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?

<t>[continued ...]As the next step after restraining investment banks (by killing Goldman), "government" should restrain hedge funds.So, somebody has to join Bernie Madoff in jail for his/her "destructive behavior."Who should be the best choice then from a systemic point of view? My guess is George ...
by torontosimpleguy
March 2nd, 2010, 1:27 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?
Replies: 114
Views: 43900

Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: LTraintBut I never-EVER want to see the government or regulators picking the winners and losers.Then you are an ideologue, while I am a pragmatic. I think that survival of a whole is a "greater good" than survival of any part.Try to look at situation as a commander at t...
by torontosimpleguy
March 1st, 2010, 9:02 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?
Replies: 114
Views: 43900

Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?

QuoteOriginally posted by: Gmike2000i fail to see why GS should be singled out as the culprit, just because they survived.As I said, to maintain the stability of the system. It may be somewhat unfair for them but it is required for the benefit of the "greater good."
by torontosimpleguy
March 1st, 2010, 5:55 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?
Replies: 114
Views: 43900

Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?

QuoteOriginally posted by: rmaxDon't see how that has encourgaed the bigger players.obvious ... going back to business as usual ... and engaging in practice destructive to economy as a whole ...reread my posts again next time before asking questions, which I already addressed before ...
by torontosimpleguy
March 1st, 2010, 3:05 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?
Replies: 114
Views: 43900

Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: rmaxQuoteOriginally posted by: torontosimpleguyQuoteOriginally posted by: deepvalueyou didn't make partner at gs and now you wanna get even?I don't care about Goldman per se.I came to conclusion that slaughter of Goldman is necessary from a systemic point of view.Nobody...
by torontosimpleguy
March 1st, 2010, 2:06 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?
Replies: 114
Views: 43900

Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: deepvalueyou didn't make partner at gs and now you wanna get even?I don't care about Goldman per se.I came to conclusion that slaughter of Goldman is necessary from a systemic point of view.Nobody currently knows how to fix the financial system as problematical and inte...
by torontosimpleguy
February 28th, 2010, 8:31 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?
Replies: 114
Views: 43900

Will GS become next Arthur Andersen?

<t>Yves Smith in Naked Capitalism thinks that Goldman Sachs is already condemned to death,Is Goldman Finally About to be Leashed and Collared?After some thinking I tend to agree with her.American elite needs to make a sacrifice for American commoners. Otherwise the whole construct of American capita...
by torontosimpleguy
February 26th, 2010, 9:50 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: understanding social communications
Replies: 531
Views: 72735

understanding social communications

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: farmerQuoteOriginally posted by: torontosimpleguyYou are a really mentally sick person.I think you and I can be pals. What can i do to regain your trust and respect?Try to respect women. It will make your life better and easier IMHO than being involved in the constant b...
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