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Wall Street Prepares Clients for Obama Victory
CNBC ^ | Sunday September 30, 2012

Posted on 09/30/2012 6:22:58 PM PDT by Bigtigermike

As President Barack Obama widened his lead over Mitt Romney in polls this month, traders at hedge funds and investment firms began shooting emails to clients with a similar theme: It's time to start preparing for an Obama victory.

What many in the market worry about isn't that high earners may pay more in taxes if Obama is re-elected. It's gridlock in Washington come January, when more than $600 billion in spending cuts and tax hikes could kick in just as the country smacks into its borrowing limit again.

There is reason to expect a deal. If Obama wins, the Republican fight to make him a one-term president will be lost. With the elections over, there will be little reason or room for political posturing. House Republicans could finally decide to be more cooperative.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; cnbc; elections; nobama2012; obama; romney; wallstreet; wallstreetvote

1 posted on 09/30/2012 6:23:04 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

How in the hell could Obama be “widening his lead”

Who are they polling?

What goups suddenly find they are more happy with him and why?

THIS IS BULL$HIT


2 posted on 09/30/2012 6:24:32 PM PDT by Mr. K ("The only thing the World would hate more than the USA in charge is the USA NOT in charge")
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To: Bigtigermike

But what if Romney wins???????


3 posted on 09/30/2012 6:25:07 PM PDT by NCC-1701 (The LEFT's intolerance of the RIGHT is intolerable.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Steve Forbes said this morning that he thought Romney was still going to win. A lot of them of raking in the bucks over the QE Infinity.


4 posted on 09/30/2012 6:26:34 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Bigtigermike

With the elections over, there will be little reason or room for political posturing. House Republicans could finally decide to be more cooperative.

So if Romney wins, democrats will finally decide to be
more cooperative?

I don’t think so.


5 posted on 09/30/2012 6:28:52 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Mr. K

Every soldier that dies gives Obam another 1%.

Every dead ambassador and burned out embassy gives Obama another 5%.

Every unemployed person gives Obama another 2%.

Every closed factory gives Obama another 3%.

He cannot lose, he can do no wrong, when he does not answer a question he answers the question.

He is the Magic Man.

I’ve never seen anything like it, but this is the world we now live in, I cannot recognize it at all, and I hate it from the very core of my soul.


6 posted on 09/30/2012 6:28:58 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Obama is very well connected on wall street. If he can get those people who won’t vote for him to stay home on election day then it improves his chances.


7 posted on 09/30/2012 6:29:08 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Mr. K

These hedge fund creatures only read the NYT and WSJ and maybe WP ... I believe their view of the world is very restricted.


8 posted on 09/30/2012 6:29:46 PM PDT by Ken522
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To: Bigtigermike
NBC... feh
9 posted on 09/30/2012 6:31:29 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: tet68

Republican leaders in D.C are Democrat-lite....the bent in Washington D.C. is Democrat-lite < Establishment < liberal < Far left < Socialists. There is no such thing as so called democrats cooperating with conservative principles


10 posted on 09/30/2012 6:37:06 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike
As I recall CNBC aka National Barack Channel canned people who openly trashed Obama without prior authorization.

CNBC is a joke out side of Kudlow.

They are quoting the one Hedge Fund run by the Dems which is Blackstone .

More AXELROD ASTROTURF !!

11 posted on 09/30/2012 6:37:39 PM PDT by ncalburt (Axelrod Psych OPS has gone to 24/7 non stop - "The election is over " status until Nov)
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To: Bigtigermike

Preparing is not the same as expecting. It would be wise for every investor to be prepared for the carnage about to happen if this socialist egomaniac is given another term.


12 posted on 09/30/2012 6:38:57 PM PDT by ilgipper
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To: Bigtigermike
With the elections over, there will be little reason or room for political posturing.

I know they don't teach much in "Journolist" school these days, but is it possible that the author forgot about the 2014 midterms? The opposition party typically picks up seats in the midterms during a 2nd term Presidency, and given that we're likely still going to be in a recession, I'd expect a reelected Barry to take another "shellacking".

The GOP will have even more incentive to hold their ground in a 2nd Obama term (God forbid!).

13 posted on 09/30/2012 6:48:34 PM PDT by TonyInOhio (~ It-Is-Later-Than-You-Think ~)
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To: Bigtigermike

Message to Wall St. fatcats:

Beware the Silent Majority.


14 posted on 09/30/2012 6:48:52 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: Bigtigermike

Another Ass.Press 0-bootlicking, Romney hit piece.


15 posted on 09/30/2012 6:53:09 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Mr. K

Among the biggest lies the media always gives is the idea that Democratic voters represent the common individual, when the reality is, the Democratic Party has the majority of the most wealthy Americans backing them, in fact, it’s accurate to say that their support comes from both extremes of wealth, the wealthiest and the poorest who actually bother to vote. This puts the GOP close to the middle when it comes to the wealth of their backers.

Second, Wall Street, and the banking industry, has a history of being overwhelmingly Democratic. In fact, look up various major banks like Bank of America on opensecrets.org, and take a look at how they contributed to political campaigns in 2008 and 2010. I wasn’t surprised when I saw the results, much less the recorded fact.


16 posted on 09/30/2012 6:55:49 PM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: Mr. K

CNBC BS


17 posted on 09/30/2012 6:56:22 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: Bigtigermike

I’m sure most of the big traders use MSNBC as source to base their plans and trades.


18 posted on 09/30/2012 6:59:01 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (God is a victim of identity theft by anointed progressive academics and intellectuals)
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To: Bigtigermike
The incentive for the GOP not to work with Obama is that they can't get blamed when the country ends up worse than Greece and they will be elected in 4 short years.
19 posted on 09/30/2012 7:01:31 PM PDT by tobyhill (Obamacare, the final nail in the US coffin.)
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To: Bigtigermike
...House Republicans could finally decide to be more cooperative.

Do the letters FU mean anything NBC?

20 posted on 09/30/2012 7:05:28 PM PDT by RckyRaCoCo (I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery, IXNAY THE TSA!)
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To: Bigtigermike

They may want to prepare them for suicide watch. It’s gonna be a rough ride.


21 posted on 09/30/2012 7:16:21 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Preparing, yes. Expecting or hoping for, no.


22 posted on 09/30/2012 7:16:33 PM PDT by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: Bigtigermike

If traders at hedge funds and investment firms don’t know how bad the economy is now, and how much worse it will be if Obama gets reelected, they are as willfully clueless as the so-called undecided.

It’s already old news, too, the GDP revision shows the economy so near recession there’s little difference if we were in recession.


23 posted on 09/30/2012 7:25:18 PM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: Bigtigermike

Unscrupulous brokers (a redundancy?) will use any news to move their clients one way or the other in order to motivate them to make a change to their portfolio. In a week or two they’ll be calling them back saying - it now looks like Romney will win, so let’s adjust your portfolio again (and generate more trading commissions).


24 posted on 09/30/2012 7:36:24 PM PDT by zencycler
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To: ncalburt

i too am surprised kudlow survives on CNBC. However, he does not lean on Obama per CNBC censors. However, kudlow’s radio program is far more critical of Zer0


25 posted on 09/30/2012 7:44:21 PM PDT by ChiMark (chewed up his body for a decade)
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To: Bigtigermike
I live in Up State NY, and where there were tons on Obama signs in the last election, I have yet to see one this time around. I am finding that very interesting.
26 posted on 09/30/2012 7:47:44 PM PDT by tcat
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To: ChiMark

His radio is hard to find but interesting.


27 posted on 09/30/2012 7:52:41 PM PDT by ncalburt (Axelrod Psych OPS has gone to 24/7 non stop - "The election is over " status until Nov)
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To: tcat

I’m in north Texas.... there aren’t ANY lawn signs for either one :0


28 posted on 09/30/2012 7:58:39 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: WildHighlander57

I have not seen any for Romney either, good point!


29 posted on 09/30/2012 8:17:12 PM PDT by tcat
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To: Bigtigermike

Is it just a vicious political rumor that Obamadrones have been dedicated to take out homes with Romney Posters in their yards?


30 posted on 09/30/2012 8:25:25 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Mr. K

This is more of the MSM trying to make it sounds as if an Obama victory were inevitable, so we should all just stay home and might as well not bother voting for Romney.

This is nothing but more Dem dirty tricks, trying to suppress the anti-Obama pro-Romney vote.

I hope people just ignore this and make sure to get out and vote for Romney.


31 posted on 09/30/2012 8:30:30 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Mr. K

This is more of the MSM trying to make it sounds as if an Obama victory were inevitable, so we should all just stay home and might as well not bother voting for Romney.

This is nothing but more Dem dirty tricks, trying to suppress the anti-Obama pro-Romney vote.

I hope people just ignore this and make sure to get out and vote for Romney.


32 posted on 09/30/2012 8:31:27 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Bigtigermike

If Obama is reelected watch for a mass exodus of capital from the US and many of the rich to leave the country. I bet even Warren Buffet is squirreling away funds in offshore banks.


33 posted on 09/30/2012 8:35:38 PM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: Bigtigermike

How Carter Beat Reagan

http://spectator.org/archives/2012/09/25/how-carter-beat-reagan/print

“Texas: In a story datelined October 8 from Houston, the Times headlined:

Texas Looming as a Close Battle Between President and Reagan

The Reagan-Carter race in Texas, the paper claimed, had “suddenly tightened and now shapes up as a close, bruising battle to the finish.” The paper said “a New York Times/CBS News Poll, the second of seven in crucial big states, showing the Reagan-Carter race now a virtual dead heat

What happened? Reagan beat Carter by over 13 points. It wasn’t even close to close.”

.... and so on....


34 posted on 09/30/2012 8:36:26 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: chris37

When I read your post, I thought.....”That is exactly how I feel.....that person feels what I do....thank you for expressing it so to the T.


35 posted on 09/30/2012 8:53:26 PM PDT by Molly T. (Has the gang in Washington crossed your line in the sand yet?)
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To: Bigtigermike

No wonder the market’s been sinking for the past week......


36 posted on 09/30/2012 9:17:32 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Molly T.

Where are we, Molly?

I don’t know. I walk the same road I have walked every day of my life, but it has lead me to a place I can’t recognize. It all looks the same, but it’s all different. I feel trapped and I want out.

I do not like this place :(


37 posted on 09/30/2012 9:51:32 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: chris37

I don’t like it either, And I can’t dwell on the ugliness of it all ‘cause I’ve got a job to do and that is to WIN IN NOVEMBER by pushing Romney over the finish line.

Can’t crowd my mind with unnecessary negative thoughts, got to keep focused on the prize. I hope all of you who feel the same know that you’re not alone. Put away your electronics and distractions...time is short and it must be used to the fullest in this fight for our freedom, liberty, our Constitution. None of us have a crystal ball to predict the future, and the tension and the unknown is enough to blow your mind, but I have to remember to give myself a big pinch of pain to bring me back to reality and set my mind straight. God bless us all...now we have some idea of know what soldiers go through mentally who are in a fight for their lives.


38 posted on 09/30/2012 10:46:34 PM PDT by itssme
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To: itssme

Yeah, itssme, your post is truth.

It’s hard to keep things in persepective these days. I think I lose sight once a day at least.

My mind is definitely blown by tension and the unknown.

I fear our enemy here is much greater than we know, but even if that is the case, we have two choices. Fight or be defeated. I’m not going out on my knees, that’s for damn sure. but I also think I’m going crazy at the same time.

May the light of Jesus Christ guide us all through these dark times.


39 posted on 09/30/2012 11:16:26 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: chris37

Amen, and the saddest part is that this is the BEST place.....sad.


40 posted on 10/01/2012 2:20:05 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Bigtigermike

There is no such thing as so called democrats cooperating with conservative principles

You’re right, it’s a rare day when we can get the GOP to cooperate with conserative principles.


41 posted on 10/01/2012 4:02:32 AM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: Bigtigermike
If Obama wins, the Republican fight to make him a one-term president will be lost. With the elections over, there will be little reason or room for political posturing. House Republicans could finally decide to be more cooperative.

Every one of these statements is a lie. It makes it sound like the House Republicans have been an road block to progress. That is a total lie. The House Republicans didn't do things to make Obama a one term president. Sure, they disagree with him and don't want him to win but they passed a budget and have been presenting bills. Why wasn't this article written after the 2004 election? When the Dems' entire purpose was still to humiliate and defeat Bush. It resulted in the 2006 and 2008 elections.

42 posted on 10/01/2012 6:59:46 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Bigtigermike; mickie
Another propaganda piece from the Obama media ministry employing not-too-subtle push-pull strategery.

Leni

43 posted on 10/01/2012 7:08:51 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: Bigtigermike

Jim should ban articles from CNBC, NBC, CNN and CBS due to their lies, bs and sometimes worse. I can’t post how I feel about these maggot infested mediots!

I don’t watch their faux news.

I don’t read their *********!


44 posted on 10/01/2012 7:51:46 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (We are the 53%, who pay taxes and keep this country going inspite of the 47% rat moochers!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Jim should ban articles from CNBC, NBC, CNN and CBS due to their lies, bs and sometimes worse. I can’t post how I feel about these maggot infested mediots!

I don’t watch their faux news.

I don’t read their *********!


45 posted on 10/01/2012 7:51:48 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (We are the 53%, who pay taxes and keep this country going inspite of the 47% rat moochers!)
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To: Bigtigermike; timestax

46 posted on 10/01/2012 7:58:22 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (We are the 53%, who pay taxes and keep this country going inspite of the 47% rat moochers!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Preparing their clients? What are they doing, supplying them with ammo? Or an arsenic pill?


47 posted on 10/01/2012 8:21:21 AM PDT by crosshairs (America: Once the land of the free. Still the home of the brave.)
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To: chris37

You sum it up perfectly..couldn’t agree with you more.

And now, like you said, we grab a hold of our fears, remember to NOT believe the leftist propoganda that we hear, dig deep down within ourselves for strength, and feel the fire in our bellies as we fight this war to a WIN in November. It goes without saying that we say a prayer to the Lord for guidance and strength.

And while we’re at it, get some Romney/Ryan stickers and signs, and put em’ up. I’ve contacted my local Tea Party and asked where I can get some signs here locally. We need to make sure our relatives, friends, neighbors are registered to vote..offer to give them a lift to register and to vote if they need it. Volunteer at the polls to protect our vote. We know the drill, and now we must get er’ done.


48 posted on 10/01/2012 8:32:52 AM PDT by itssme
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To: tcat

Unless you’re in the People’s Republic of Ithaca. I have seen a few bumper stickers but nothing like back in ‘08. In my local area (Between Rochester and Syracuse) I haven’t seen any O lawn signs and just a few Romney signs.


49 posted on 10/01/2012 11:16:16 AM PDT by AbolishCSEU (Percentage of Income in CS is inversely proportionate to Mother's parenting of children)
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