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Re: Raising the Debt Ceiling - Discussion Thread
« Reply #15 on: July 27, 2011, 12:40:17 PM »
I was listening earlier to a Bloomberg analyst saying that no one expects the government to stop paying interest on bonds, so even if there's no deal there will be a temporary "headline" crash (due to headline news) but within a couple of days and possibly hours the market should return to where it was and possibly even rise further given that uncertainty was removed.

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Re: Raising the Debt Ceiling - Discussion Thread
« Reply #16 on: July 27, 2011, 07:02:25 PM »
This whole debt ceiling thing makes me crazy. If we cant even pay our bills now, how on EARTH would this country be able to support Obamacare?

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Re: Raising the Debt Ceiling - Discussion Thread
« Reply #18 on: July 29, 2011, 12:29:56 AM »
Not sure if this is more funny or sad, http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Apple-Now-Has-More-Cash-Than-siliconalley-2326997592.html?x=0&.v=3

Steve Jobs for president!

(...NOT)

P.s. Why does the URL say Silicon Alley, if the headline says US Government?


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Re: Raising the Debt Ceiling - Discussion Thread
« Reply #19 on: July 29, 2011, 02:04:39 AM »
Not sure if this is more funny or sad, http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Apple-Now-Has-More-Cash-Than-siliconalley-2326997592.html?x=0&.v=3
It's a silly comparison in the article. Even when they mention Apple they say cash PLUS MARKETABLE SECURITIES.

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Re: Raising the Debt Ceiling - Discussion Thread
« Reply #20 on: July 29, 2011, 03:02:13 AM »
i sometimes wish i was that smart to understand what the heck ur talkin about. :) i guess i should really go back to the kitchen..

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Re: Raising the Debt Ceiling - Discussion Thread
« Reply #21 on: July 29, 2011, 03:13:27 AM »
Not sure if this is more funny or sad, http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Apple-Now-Has-More-Cash-Than-siliconalley-2326997592.html?x=0&.v=3
i think it is actually pretty dumb, anyone who has no debts or owes less than the few trillion dollars that the us gov. owes has more money, and i am wondering why they picked apple, its not like they are the wealthiest company in existence

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Re: Raising the Debt Ceiling - Discussion Thread
« Reply #22 on: July 29, 2011, 03:14:06 AM »
i sometimes wish i was that smart to understand what the heck ur talkin about. :) i guess i should really go back to the kitchen..
my mother always says that

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Re: Raising the Debt Ceiling - Discussion Thread
« Reply #23 on: July 29, 2011, 03:17:46 AM »
 i don't think that Obama, as much as i dislike him, will allow this country to default, hopefully in the end there will be some form of the cut, cap, and balance bill in the end so that things like Obama style spending don't happen ever again (even if he wins the 2012 election)

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Re: Raising the Debt Ceiling - Discussion Thread
« Reply #24 on: July 29, 2011, 03:35:15 AM »
i think it is actually pretty dumb, anyone who has no debts or owes less than the few trillion dollars that the us gov. owes has more money
Considering it is our national debt, every American man, woman, and while has ~$47K in debt as their share of the national debt...
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Raising the Debt Ceiling - Discussion Thread
« Reply #25 on: July 29, 2011, 03:41:04 AM »
Considering it is our national debt, every American man, woman, and while has ~$47K in debt as their share of the national debt...
good point, only not entirely curate, since if the gov had a surplus of$ you wouldn't see a dime, which just shows, its not actually your money

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Re: Raising the Debt Ceiling - Discussion Thread
« Reply #26 on: July 31, 2011, 10:31:24 PM »
What a shame just sent in money to a mutual fund . They couldnt wait until it arrives to announce a deal!!

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Re: Raising the Debt Ceiling - Discussion Thread
« Reply #27 on: August 01, 2011, 01:20:47 AM »
Considering it is our national debt, every American man, woman, and while has ~$47K in debt as their share of the national debt...

Child.

What a shame just sent in money to a mutual fund . They couldnt wait until it arrives to announce a deal!!

Nu? So who bought gold?

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Re: Raising the Debt Ceiling - Discussion Thread
« Reply #28 on: August 01, 2011, 02:08:51 AM »
buy swiss franc the safest investment if the america goes bust in a couple of months or years

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Re: Raising the Debt Ceiling - Discussion Thread
« Reply #29 on: August 02, 2011, 11:12:08 AM »
Chill out everyone. Our GDP is still 3x the size of anyone else and we have something that nobody else has. The ability to innovate.

 Anyone who spends a week in Europe or China can see why America is such a great country.

So don't let this scare you. America (and the Dollar) will be back stronger than ever in no time