Politics Archive

Top Gun FP Client Note: The Rally In Context

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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: Unusually Uncertain

TOP GUN STRATEGY SESSION WITH CHARLES KIRK OF THE KIRK REPORT, FRI AUGUST 6 AT 12PM EST: Click here to participate in the strategy session.   ***** The economic outlook remains unusually uncertain.   - Ben Bernanke, Semiannual Monetary Policy Report To ...
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Mega-Banks Increasing Market Share; The Economy Of Pull

The financial-overhaul bill that will be signed into law by President Barack Obama on Wednesday won't address one of the most far-reaching consequences of the recent crisis: Market power is concentrating in the hands of ...
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Goldman Settles Sham Suit With SEC

July 15, 2010  ·  Category: Market Commentary, Politics, SEC, Stocks
The SEC announced a few minutes ago that they settled their suit against Goldman Sachs (GS) for $550 million.  Goldman did not admit or deny the SEC's allegations though it acknowledged that its marketing materials for the ...
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Buffett Receives Subpoena To Testify On Credit Rating Agencies Tomorrow

When Warren Buffett testifies before the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Wednesday, it will be because he was subpoenaed.  If you don't know how a subpoena works, this one begins with capital letters, "YOU ARE HEREBY ...
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Barry Ritholtz Strongly Defends SEC’s Suit Against Goldman

April 28, 2010  ·  Category: Blogs, Business Culture and Current Events, Politics, SEC, Stocks
Barry Ritholtz of The Big Picture has been out in force lately defending the SEC's case against Goldman.  It started last Friday with this post: "10 Things You Don't Know (Or Were Misinformed) About The ...
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Top Gun FP Client Note: Blowout Earnings Overshadowed by SEC Suit Against Goldman

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Showdown In The Sunshine State: Crist Vs. Rubio

April 20, 2010  ·  Category: Politics
"The First Senator From The Tea Party?", Mark Leibovich, The New York Times Magazine, January 10, 2010 "Florida governor Crist goes from GOP leading light to party pariah", The Washington Post, April 18, A1
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WSJ: The Fight For The Soul Of The Republican Party

April 20, 2010  ·  Category: Politics
Sen. John Cornyn, who is spearheading the Republicans' campaign to take back the Senate, is on a roll.  The GOP snatched a seat in Massachusetts and polls favor Republicans in many key states. But the genial ...
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