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Stock futures up. Someone in Congress already knows a deal is going to take place.
CNN Money ^ | 30 December 2012

Posted on 12/30/2012 7:21:14 PM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Stock futures are up. Someone in Congress knows a deal is going to take place. Information already leaked to big players. Futures were down -207 on Dow earlier today and are now up +23. Insider trading taking place. These guys are really slick.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: deal; fiscalcliff; fiscalclifffutures; markets; stockfutures
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1 posted on 12/30/2012 7:21:24 PM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Who wants to bet that every damn one of them are trading strategically on THEIR news.

Friggin traitors. Oughta be hung!


2 posted on 12/30/2012 7:27:03 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

I’d like to know what stocks the congressmen are buying.


3 posted on 12/30/2012 7:27:57 PM PST by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
I will be very surprised if a deal takes place.

The way I see it, if there is failure to make a deal, Obama gets big tax hikes. Obama gets big cuts in Defense. The economy will suffer. The Republicans will get the blame.

Any proposed deal would have to be stupendously damaging for this country for Obama to have any interest in it at all.

4 posted on 12/30/2012 7:29:00 PM PST by ClearCase_guy (Republicans have made themselves useless, toothless, and clueless.)
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To: unixfox

Come now. Let us sing of joy, comrade.

It is for the peoples, you know.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TW9b0xr06qA


5 posted on 12/30/2012 7:34:22 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Yes, while the Democrats are on the way to another downgrade, investors are seeking other options. Not entirely unexpected.


6 posted on 12/30/2012 7:35:09 PM PST by Son House (Romney Plan: Cap Spending At 20 Percent Of GDP.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Or the Fed just created a bunch more money.


7 posted on 12/30/2012 7:37:05 PM PST by Revel
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To: count-your-change
I’d like to know what stocks the congressmen are buying.

Yes, me too. Something is obviously going on. Stock futures (Dow) up +38 now. Someone knows something. They wouldn't reverse like that unless someone had significant info.

8 posted on 12/30/2012 7:38:07 PM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

I’m with you in your assessment, but I want to mark this just to see how it pans out.


9 posted on 12/30/2012 7:38:45 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
Futures were down -207 on Dow earlier today

That isn't true. Was a stale quote from last week.

Even if a deal occurs and the market pops, good chance this would be the exact top.

10 posted on 12/30/2012 7:38:59 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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To: steve86

Pardon me. The futures were down -226 earlier in the day. Then they were down -207. Now up +38. How are the futures stale quotes when a change occurred intraday? Why would YOU like about it? Interesting.


11 posted on 12/30/2012 7:40:42 PM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: steve86

Pardon me. The futures were down -226 earlier in the day. Then they were down -207. Now up +38. How are the futures stale quotes when a change occurred intraday? Why would YOU lie about it? Interesting.


12 posted on 12/30/2012 7:40:58 PM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Nah, I’d say more light profit taking. That’s not buy action.


13 posted on 12/30/2012 7:41:15 PM PST by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! [You can vote Democrat when you're dead]...)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Well of COURSE there is going to be a deal. Was there ever ANY doubt the GOP would stab us in the back yet again?


14 posted on 12/30/2012 7:43:23 PM PST by RIghtwardHo
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Let me just say: If you know it’s corrupt, why are you surprised when it’s corrupt? (rhetorical Q)

It is generally wrong to bet that TPTB will not do anything and everything they can to remain TPTB. And since there is no enforcement, it generally doesn’t matter.

And by the way, I am in no way disagreeing with you.


15 posted on 12/30/2012 7:45:01 PM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

I would think the markets would prefer no deal, since any “deal” is bound to be even more harmful to the country that what we have now.


16 posted on 12/30/2012 7:47:12 PM PST by Cementjungle
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To: ClearCase_guy

the deal will also have massive new spending, higher taxes, a damaged economy and the GOP getting the blame


17 posted on 12/30/2012 7:48:01 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

They know Republicans will give in. You must too,


18 posted on 12/30/2012 7:51:08 PM PST by sickoflibs (Dems go for results, meaning winning. Rs go for symbolism and whining about losing.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

No, the reason you think that was the case is because the reference point changed. Prior to 6pm EST the starting point was Friday’s. There was a brief 50 point downspike near the opening. Look at the 5 minute charts yourself. This happens every single time there is a Tuesday holiday after a large Friday move — someone will report the futures are way up or down.


19 posted on 12/30/2012 7:51:48 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
Or not take place...

I'm not sure that the Fiscal Cliff itself isn't better than whatever "agreement" that gang will come up with.

20 posted on 12/30/2012 7:55:25 PM PST by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: GeronL

DJ futures now up 43. . . . .but almost all of Europe and Asia stock futures in the red. . . .gold and silver also on up trend.


21 posted on 12/30/2012 7:55:31 PM PST by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

I have felt the same way for a while. Obama wants the drama and chaos plus he gets higher taxes on everyone. Finally he enjoys watching Boehner and the Republicans beg and grovel


22 posted on 12/30/2012 7:56:27 PM PST by plain talk
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Anyone watching what Pelosi (or her family members) or Waters or Rangle are investing in today?


23 posted on 12/30/2012 7:59:43 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: spokeshave

The GOP is caving.

They know which stocks are going up and which are going down I guess.


24 posted on 12/30/2012 8:00:53 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

It is way past time for this corrupt government to be removed.


25 posted on 12/30/2012 8:03:21 PM PST by Drill Thrawl (We have crossed the line from independence & liberty to dependency & servitude. We are doomed)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
Pardon me. The futures were down -226 earlier in the day. Then they were down -207. Now up +38. How are the futures stale quotes when a change occurred intraday? Why would YOU like about it? Interesting.

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

There has been no surge you refer to.


26 posted on 12/30/2012 8:03:47 PM PST by Eccl 10:2 (Prov 3:5 --- "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding")
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To: Eccl 10:2
Index Future

DJIA INDEX Mar13 12,819.00 +42.00

http://www.bloomberg.com/markets/stocks/futures/

27 posted on 12/30/2012 8:12:43 PM PST by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: Eccl 10:2

Please post an accessible link to the charts.


28 posted on 12/30/2012 8:14:19 PM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

One thing is for sure: Boehner will cave-in.

Thus, it is a sure thing that Sobber of the House Boehner is NOT selling the market short.


29 posted on 12/30/2012 8:15:21 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Communal Obama"care" violates Anti-Trust Laws, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Please post an accessible link to the charts.

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

http://finviz.com/futures.ashx

http://www.cnbc.com/id/17689937


30 posted on 12/30/2012 8:19:53 PM PST by Eccl 10:2 (Prov 3:5 --- "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding")
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Holder and his corrupt FBI will get right on this, I’m sure.


31 posted on 12/30/2012 8:21:53 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Cementjungle

No deal is my position. This IS the deal. NO BUDGET, NO DEAL. Take a guess at who didn’t have a budget.......NO DEAL

The cliff is yours Bronco.


32 posted on 12/30/2012 8:24:33 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: ClearCase_guy
The Republicans will get the blame.

I'm not so sure about that.
In any event, history will record that whatever happens, it happened on Ubama's watch. Twenty, thirty, fifty years from now nobody will remember who controlled the House and Senate, or who the Speaker was, or who the congressmen and senators were. They will only know that America went over the cliff anf the global economy tanked completely because the accidental African communist president demanded higher taxes.


33 posted on 12/30/2012 8:28:49 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: ClearCase_guy
I will be very surprised if a deal takes place.

The way I see it, if there is failure to make a deal, Obama gets big tax hikes. Obama gets big cuts in Defense. The economy will suffer. The Republicans will get the blame.

Obama is here because he needs a deal, and thought the Repubs were just going to cave while he sat on the beach in Hawaii. When the pubbies didn't fold, he had to come back to get a deal because if he doesn't taxes go up on EVERYONE. There are a ton of HIS voters that haven't paid taxes for eight years that all of a sudden will have to start keeping records and filling out forms. They will go bat-sh!t, and Obamugabe knows it, that's why he needs a deal that raises taxes on the rich, but preserves the dreaded Bush tax cuts for almost everyone.

Go over the cliff, Repubs, and watch Obama get impeached by his own people.

34 posted on 12/30/2012 8:30:02 PM PST by Henchster (Free Republic - the BEST site on the web!)
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To: Henchster

Taxes going up 50% on the working poor from 10 to 15 percent. Obama owns it. Jump baby and lets watch NBC and Hollyweird defend it.


35 posted on 12/30/2012 8:39:21 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

36 posted on 12/30/2012 8:43:59 PM PST by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

” Someone in Congress knows a deal is going to take place “

Someone or somemanys in congress should be facing some time in prison for this


37 posted on 12/30/2012 11:15:31 PM PST by Figment
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To: ClearCase_guy

“The way I see it, if there is failure to make a deal, Obama gets big tax hikes. Obama gets big cuts in Defense.”

I’m afraid you’re right. It will only raise taxes on the %53 that pay net taxes. This is going to be ugly


38 posted on 12/30/2012 11:21:08 PM PST by Figment
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To: Eccl 10:2

Fair Value.


39 posted on 12/31/2012 3:32:38 AM PST by gotribe
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To: Eccl 10:2

Thanks. I appreciate that and defer to your superior knowledge.


40 posted on 12/31/2012 4:38:17 AM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

I wish I had that kind of knowledge.

Futures can get confusing immediately after the close.

And you are certainly correct to suspect DC insiders when it comes to insider trading.

God is in control.


41 posted on 12/31/2012 5:07:06 AM PST by Eccl 10:2 (Prov 3:5 --- "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding")
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Well to be honest, it is pretty much common sense to expect that SOME kind of ‘deal’ will be announced before midnight.


42 posted on 12/31/2012 5:15:47 AM PST by montag813
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To: steve86

Most people do not understand that to cover their shorts from Friday people have to buy....which will make futures go up. If I had held my shorts from Friday to this morning with Congress back in town to try and make a last minute deal you darn tootin I would cover first thing.


43 posted on 12/31/2012 6:09:02 AM PST by sheana
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To: Henchster
They (Bronco's supporters) will go bat-sh!t

Yes, they will, but I'll bet they won't blame him. Nothing so far that has been his fault has stuck to him. They are so wedded to their messiah they will believe anything he tells them. This will somehow be George Bush's and the Republican's fault for trying to protect their rich friends at the expense of the poor and downtrodden. Bronco could set fire to the White House on live television and then blame it on the fat cat owners of the match company and his idiot throngs would join in in condemning the match manufacturer. These are evil, soulless, Godless, hollow husks of humans we are dealing with.
44 posted on 12/31/2012 6:35:31 AM PST by 762X51
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To: F15Eagle

Notice how they disabled the comments for this video?

The idiots in charge were probably getting death threats.

So pathetic.


45 posted on 12/31/2012 6:48:57 AM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Well, something just happend. The market shot up just now. I guess we’ll get the news AFTER the insiders make their trades.


46 posted on 12/31/2012 9:58:19 AM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Well, something just happened. The market shot up just now. I guess we’ll get the news AFTER the insiders make their trades.


47 posted on 12/31/2012 9:58:50 AM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
I guess we’ll get the news AFTER the insiders make their trades.

Can't happen, it's against the law you know :)

48 posted on 12/31/2012 10:04:04 AM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: unixfox

I imagine they were telling the commie music teacher what they thought of her video. That is apparently her name on the video uploader. There was a thread about her on FR back in 2008.


49 posted on 12/31/2012 1:05:19 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: The Cajun

Insiders already made trades to benefit. So-called fiscal cliff deal reached per news reports. The reversal in the futures told the story ahead of time. Media will never report this.


50 posted on 12/31/2012 7:18:29 PM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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