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stupid things you heard

March 10th, 2011, 9:08 pm

"the market is wrong"
 
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stupid things you heard

March 10th, 2011, 10:17 pm

Ever heard of CDO's?
 
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March 10th, 2011, 10:49 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: TinManEver heard of CDO's?Good one!The market creates a forecast and the first rule of forecasts is that they are wrong.
 
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March 11th, 2011, 12:10 am

Quote Originally posted by: Traden4Alpha QuoteOriginally posted by: TinManEver heard of CDO's?Good one!The market creates a forecast and the first rule of forecasts is that they are wrong.What's that quote about prediction being difficult, especially about the future.......
 
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March 11th, 2011, 12:16 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: TinManQuote Originally posted by: Traden4Alpha QuoteOriginally posted by: TinManEver heard of CDO's?Good one!The market creates a forecast and the first rule of forecasts is that they are wrong.What's that quote about prediction being difficult, especially about the future.......So true!Yet we also have "the market can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent". Keynes beauty contest can pick some real dogs. LTCM learned that they can be "right" and still lose their shirts (and almost lose everyone else's shirts, too).
 
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March 11th, 2011, 9:52 am

"It is already in the price"
 
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March 11th, 2011, 10:35 am

"you bought of 80 tons of leaves, Walt?"
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March 11th, 2011, 10:51 am

Just be patient. When Obama gets elected our condo prices will go back up, and we can get a third mortgage. Relax, you will see. Trust me. He is going to fix it all. Then we can hit the clubs again next year like we did last year, in our new BMW's.
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March 11th, 2011, 11:07 am

"Another racist has jumped in." Hahahahahaha, from Amin, when someone agreed with me that he is loony.
 
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March 12th, 2011, 9:10 pm

i remember this one, too : "I perfectly knew I shouldn't have entered this spread"
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March 12th, 2011, 9:56 pm

CDO idea is rather rational than irrational. It is common to restructure and repurchase debt. The implementation of the idea is rather imperfect than not bad. It would be much better in sense of a secure investment if tranches cover say 30-35% of the whole CDO and their time of life tranches will be remarkably shorter than underlying of a trench. In a broader sense, CDO can be associated with a country economy. If such a comparison accepted then in order to finance economy we sell it all and we need then to print money to provide hedge for tranches. It does not look reliable way of the business.
 
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March 14th, 2011, 8:19 am

Its not documented but the client understands.
 
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May 22nd, 2018, 1:29 pm

"Lyme disease is man-made."
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