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Top Gun FP Client Note: Going With The Flow Into Year End

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Hedge Fund Manager Daniel Loeb, Former Obama Supporter, Blames Policy For Economic Stagnation

August 31, 2010  ·  Category: Hedge Funds, Macro Economics, Obama, Politics
On Friday, hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb, manager of the $3.3 billion Third Point Partners, sent his second quarter letter to his partners.  The letter, which criticizes heavy handed government policy for stifling economic recovery, is causing a ...
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Top Gun FP Client Note: The Health Care Bill

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NYT: Redistribution Of Wealth At Heart Of Health Care Bill

March 24, 2010  ·  Category: Macro Economics, Obama, Politics
The bill is the most sweeping piece of federal legislation since Medicare was passed in 1965.  It aims to smooth out one of the roughest edges in American society — the inability of many people to ...
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March Madness – Not The One You Are Thinking

March 19, 2010  ·  Category: Market Commentary, Obama, Politics
There is a mad rush going on in Congress right now by the Democrats to assemble the 216 House votes necessary to pass the health care bill on which a vote could come as soon ...
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Krugman: Town Hall Health Care Reform Protesters Are Racist

August 7, 2009  ·  Category: Obama, Politics
That is, the driving force behind the town hall mobs is probably the same cultural and racial anxiety that’s behind the “birther” movement, which denies Mr. Obama’s citizenship.  Senator Dick Durbin has suggested that the ...
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Newsweek Cover: The Recession Is Over

July 30, 2009  ·  Category: Market Commentary, Obama, Politics, Sentiment Analysis
And here's Obama commenting on the cover at a Town Hall meeting in Raleigh, NC Wednesday morning:
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Obama Has Dinner With Stiglitz and Krugman

May 20, 2009  ·  Category: Macro Economics, Obama, Politics
On the night of April 27, for instance, the president invited to the White House some of his administration's sharpest critics on the economy, including New York Times columnist Paul Krugman and Columbia University economist ...
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Obama To Cap Executive Compensation At Firms Receiving Help at $500,000

February 4, 2009  ·  Category: Market Commentary, Obama, Politics
We're going to be demanding some restraint in exchange for federal aid. - President Obama on Wednesday If you have someone who was making well over $1 million, and now they are capped at $500,000, it is ...
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