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  • Watch That Dead Cat Bounce

    09/20/2011 10:18:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 20, 2011 | Gil Morales and Chris Kachner
    Signs are showing that the latest bounce which began on September 12 is a dead cat bounce for the following reasons: 1) Friday's options expiration resulted, as is typical on such days, in exaggerated trading volumes across stocks and indices. Short covering of positions has been evident while there has been lackluster buying of leading stocks. Further, very few leading stocks have formed constructive bases and are moving to new highs.2) Both the price of oil and the CRB index which tracks the price of a basket of commodities is showing much weakness, both having undercut their 200-day  moving averages...
  • Poll: Nine-point bounce for Obama after bin Laden news (Barf)

    05/03/2011 1:33:16 PM PDT · by Sleeping Freeper · 16 replies
    msnbc ^ | 5/3/11 | Carrie Dann
    Less than 48 hours after President Barack Obama announced the death of the man who orchestrated the 9/11 attacks, one new poll shows the president’s approval rating has jumped up by nine points, with Americans’ opinions of his handling of terrorism reaching the highest point during Obama’s presidency. The overnight poll, conducted by The Washington Post and the Pew Research Center, found that 56 percent of respondents approve of Obama’s performance as president, up nine points from similar polls last month. That boost includes a substantial bump of 10 points among independents. The poll, conducted Monday night, offers a first...
  • Crist’s indie bump disappears (Rubio 39%, Crist 31%)

    05/17/2010 12:23:38 PM PDT · by FTJM · 31 replies · 896+ views
    HotAir ^ | May 17, 2010 | Ed Morrissey
    Almost two weeks ago, Charlie Crist rode his declaration of independence to his first lead ever in the three-way Florida race for the US Senate. It didn’t take long to dissipate. Rasmussen’s latest polling on the race now shows Crist fading sharply to second place, losing twelve points in the gap in as many days: Charlie Crist received a bounce in the polls when he left the Republican Party to run for the U.S. Senate as an independent. New numbers suggest that the bounce for the governor is over. A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of likely voters in Florida...
  • Rasmussen: SOTU bounce dissipated

    02/06/2010 7:44:33 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies · 967+ views
    Hot Air ^ | February 6, 2010 | Ed Morrissey
    After the State of the Union speech, I exchanged e-mails with one of our best tipsters after he saw Barack Obama getting a significant boost in the polls. I predicted that the bump would increase over the weekend polling, which tends to favor Democrats, and start retreating by the middle of last week. In fact, the bump has been entirely dissipated, and Obama now has a -15 on the passion index and is eleven points underwater on overall approval in the Rasmussen daily tracking poll: The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows that 26% of the nation’s...
  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll: -15 (SOTU bump drasticly drops)

    02/06/2010 11:55:29 AM PST · by Notwithstanding · 50 replies · 1,992+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 2/6/2010 | Scott Rasmussen
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows that 26% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as President. Forty-one percent (41%) Strongly Disapprove which Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -15. That matches the President’s ratings just before the State-of-the-Union Address. While Obama received a modest bounce in his ratings following the speech, today’s results suggest that the bounce is over.
  • Stocks jump as Bernanke says economy near recovery (Mega Barf Alert!)

    08/21/2009 1:25:37 PM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 40 replies · 977+ views
    YahooNews ^ | 08/21/09 | SARA LEPRO
    NEW YORK – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has told investors what they want to hear: The economy is indeed on the verge of recovery. And investors have responded Friday by enthusiastically buying stocks. Major stock indicators have all surged more than 1 percent and hit new highs for the year. And Treasury prices have tumbled and pushed yields sharply higher, as investors no longer felt they needed the safety of government debt. Bernanke told a Fed conference, "the prospects for a return to growth in the near term appear good." That sent the Dow Jones industrials soaring 155 points...
  • New Poll shows no convention bounce for Obama

    08/31/2008 9:05:33 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 100 replies · 607+ views
    CNN.com ^ | 8/31/08 | Paul Steinhauser and Alan Silverleib
    ST. PAUL, Minnesota (CNN) -- On the eve of the Republican convention, a new national poll suggests the race for the White House remains even. Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain are in a virtual tie, according to the latest poll. A CNN/Opinion Research Corp. poll released Sunday night shows the Obama-Biden ticket leading the McCain-Palin ticket by one point, 49 percent to 48 percent, with the statistical margin of error. The survey was conducted Friday through Sunday, after both the conclusion of the Democratic convention and Sen. John McCain's selection of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate....
  • CNN/Opinion Research Corp. -- OBAMA 49, MCCAIN 48! (CONVENTION BUST!)

    08/31/2008 7:22:08 PM PDT · by Onerom99 · 58 replies · 466+ views
    cnn.com ^ | 8/31/08 | cnn.com
    ST. PAUL, Minnesota (CNN) — On the eve of the Republican convention, a new national poll suggests the race for the White House remains dead even. A CNN/Opinion Research Corp. poll released Sunday night shows the Obama-Biden ticket leading the McCain-Palin ticket by one point, 49 percent to 48 percent, a statistical dead heat.
  • Barack Obama lacks convention 'bounce'

    08/27/2008 7:53:40 PM PDT · by Schnucki · 22 replies · 124+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | August 28, 2008 | Toby Harnden and Alex Spillius
    Barack Obama was due to arrive in Denver on Wednesday to claim the Democratic nomination amid fears that his party is split and he is being eclipsed by Bill and Hillary Clinton. Opinion polls show that Mr Obama has received little or no "bounce" from the start of his convention or his picking Senator Joe Biden to be his running mate. The Gallup daily tracking poll had Mr Obama up by one percentage point on Monday but Mr McCain ahead by two on Tuesday. Mr Obama will make history on Thursday night when he accepts his party's nomination, becoming the...
  • Gallup Daily: No Boun ce for Obama in Post Biden Tracking

    08/26/2008 8:53:47 PM PDT · by lonestar67 · 10 replies · 181+ views
    Gallup ^ | August 26, 2008 | Gallup
    PRINCETON, NJ -- It's official: Barack Obama has received no bounce in voter support out of his selection of Sen. Joe Biden to be his vice presidential running mate. Gallup Poll Daily tracking from Aug. 23-25, the first three-day period falling entirely after Obama's Saturday morning vice presidential announcement, shows 46% of national registered voters backing John McCain and 44% supporting Obama, not appreciably different from the previous week's standing for both candidates. This is the first time since Obama clinched the nomination in early June, though, that McCain has held any kind of advantage over Obama in Gallup Poll...
  • Expertinent: Why Obama Could Use a Big Convention 'Bump'

    08/20/2008 11:18:40 PM PDT · by fightinJAG · 31 replies · 141+ views
    Newsweek ^ | August 20, 2008 | Andrew Romano
    Right now, much of the political world is obsessing over a series of new polls indicating that the gap between Barack Obama and John McCain is shrinking.A just-released Quinnipiac survey, for example, shows McCain cutting Obama’s lead from nine points (50%-41%) to five (47%-42%), while the latest LA Times/Bloomberg sounding pegs Obama’s edge at a mere two points (45%-43%)--down from 12 points (49% to 37%) last month. The new numbers from Reuters/Zogby even have McCain ahead by five (46%-41%). But according to Tom Holbrook, professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and author of "Do Campaigns Matter?", these...
  • Countrywide Shares Surge on Outlook

    10/26/2007 11:54:52 AM PDT · by Moonman62 · 39 replies · 51+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 10/26/07 | AP
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares in Countrywide Financial Corp. surged as the nation's largest mortgage lender assured investors that the worst of the mortgage crisis is likely behind it. The stock jumped $2.18, or 16.7 percent, to $15.25 in morning trading. The stock has ranged from $12.07 to $45.26 over the past year. Countrywide on Friday reported more than $1 billion in third-quarter losses, mostly on write-downs related to bad loans, but promised that it had taken steps to adapt its business and would report profits in the fourth quarter and in 2008. Morgan Stanley analyst Kenneth Posner said the...
  • Yankees deflate Red Sox with six run eight inning.

    09/14/2007 9:30:36 PM PDT · by John Cena · 9 replies · 280+ views
    BOSTON (AP) -- In a game that mirrored the season, the New York Yankees bounced back. Alex Rodriguez capped a six-run eighth inning with a tiebreaking single off Jonathan Papelbon, and the Yankees overcame a five-run deficit to beat the Boston Red Sox 8-7 Friday night. Jason Giambi and Robinson Cano started the comeback with home runs off Hideki Okajima, Derek Jeter hit an RBI single against Papelbon and Bobby Abreu tied it with a two-run double. "Every win now is a big win," Jeter said. By winning a 4-hour, 43-minute marathon -- two minutes shy of the record for...
  • Yankees! (v)

    08/31/2007 8:34:17 AM PDT · by the invisib1e hand · 34 replies · 376+ views
    self ^ | NOW | me
    cream always rises to the top.
  • NY Yankees 5, Cleveland 3

    08/12/2007 3:31:32 PM PDT · by dakine · 67 replies · 1,569+ views
    Yahoo sports ^ | August 12, 2007 | By TOM WITHERS
    CLEVELAND (AP) -- Talk about your pushy New Yorkers. Strutting into Jacobs Field for the weekend, the Yankees made themselves right at home. They bullied the Cleveland Indians before leaving with three wins and the same confidence that has made them champions many times before. "I feel like we're the team," Andy Pettitte said. When weren't they? Pettitte didn't have much trouble with Cleveland's lame lineup and Jason Giambi homered for the second straight day as the Yankees beat the Indians 5-3 to complete a series -- and season -- sweep on Sunday. Written off in May when they trailed...
  • Clemens has successful return to the Yankees, picks up win, Yankees beat Pittsburgh 9-3.

    06/09/2007 1:53:02 PM PDT · by John Cena · 8 replies · 423+ views
    Yahoo Sports ^ | June 9, 2007 | Mike Fitzpatrick
    NEW YORK (AP) -- The Rocket returned with a win. Roger Clemens shook off some early rust and gave the surging New York Yankees the lift they were looking for, leading them to a 9-3 victory Saturday over the Pittsburgh Pirates in his long-awaited season debut. Pitching in pinstripes for the first time in four years, Clemens labored through the first few innings but got more effective as the afternoon wore on. He struck out seven in six solid innings and retired his final seven batters, leaving with a signature fist pump just before receiving a playful tap on the...
  • The Sixties: The Years that Shaped a Generation

    09/29/2005 6:19:24 PM PDT · by operation clinton cleanup · 378 replies · 4,917+ views
    PBS ^ | 9/29/2005 | PBS
    "It was the age of selfishness. It was the age of self-indulgence. It was the age of anti-authority. It was an age in which people did all kinds of wrong things." - Ed Meese III, U.S. Attorney General, Reagan Administration "It was absolutely exhilarating. It was the greatest time to be alive ever, for sure." - Charles Kaiser, Author/Historian
  • Time to get out of US equities

    08/10/2005 2:59:10 PM PDT · by MichaelP · 74 replies · 1,741+ views
    various markets | 08/09/05 | MB Poe
    The spike to almost 65$ oil today is a signal to get out of US equities. The last week's drop and the continued upward curve from the dow say we are headed for a big drop in most stocks. If you aren't in energy, you had better be in emerging markets. I made the move today.Mike
  • Kerry's slim boost fades fast, poll saysl; Tiny lead swings back to Bush, numbers show

    08/02/2004 12:40:36 AM PDT · by ambrose · 13 replies · 779+ views
    Kerry's slim boost fades fast, poll says Tiny lead swings back to Bush, numbers show; 'No convention bounce' By Paul West Sun National Staff August 2, 2004 WASHINGTON - Sen. John Kerry's post-convention "bump" is looking more like a blip. The Democratic nominee has gained credibility as a leader, according to polling conducted after last week's Boston convention. A majority of the nation's voters now say they trust Kerry more than President Bush to handle the job of commander in chief, according to a new CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll. But Kerry's expected post-convention gain in head-to-head match-ups with the president appears...
  • Poll: John Kerry Loses Ground to President Bush After Democratic Event

    08/01/2004 4:28:28 PM PDT · by demlosers · 59 replies · 4,058+ views
    LifeNews ^ | August 1, 2004 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- They say there's no sure thing in politics. However, a party's presidential candidate is supposed to receive a bounce in the polls after the national convention. Yet, a new national poll shows Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry losing ground to President Bush. A Gallup poll sponsored by USA Today and CNN reveals that the Democratic convention failed to give John Kerry the temporary bump in the polls he expected. The survey showed Kerry and John Edwards behind President Bush and Dick Cheney 50 to 46 percent among likely voters. A similar poll taken just before the...
  • Zogby: ZERO Bounce for Kerry

    07/30/2004 6:36:51 AM PDT · by jmstein7 · 153 replies · 8,067+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 7-30-04
    A Zogby poll taken while the four-day Democratic Convention was underway shows that the Kerry Edwards ticket has failed to add even a single percentage point to its support. The poll of 1,001 likely voters conducted Monday through Thursday found that 48 percent support the Kerry Edwards ticket - the exact same number that backed the Massachusetts Democrat in a July 6-7 survey. The only good news for the presidential hopeful came in the category of undecideds, which had grown to eight points in the latest survey, up from five points in the earlier sample. The latest Zogby numbers show...
  • Vultures Raising Billions for Buying Spree (Dead Cat Bounce?)

    02/22/2003 4:39:31 PM PST · by leadpenny · 8 replies · 254+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo! Financial News | 22 FEB 03 | Dane Hamilton
    Vultures Raising Billions for Buying Spree ReutersVultures Raising Billions for Buying Spree Saturday February 22, 2:58 pm ET By Dane Hamilton NEW YORK (Reuters) - With nearly a trillion dollars worth of distressed and defaulted corporate debt flooding the market and the economy eventually headed for a rebound, now is the time to start buying corporate paper, right? Maybe. It depends on who's doing the buying. These days, dozens of private equity firms are banging on investor doors, looking to raise billions of dollars to buy distressed debt and undervalued assets in the hopes the underlying companies can be...