Stocks: Debt ceiling, earnings in focus

Jul 25, 2011 | Posted by: Mr_Bill | Full story: money.cnn.com

Strap in for an eventful week in the markets. The debt ceiling clock is ticking and politics is strangling policy in Washington. At stake: The creditworthiness of the United States.

Meanwhile, the end of the week will bring an important report on the economy: The first official reading on growth in the second quarter -- a period when the recovery lost steam. Finally, 180 companies in the S&P 500 report quarterly financial results.

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We take the money away from our DC Marxists, and world peace will follow.

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We take the money away from our DC Marxists, and world peace will follow.
Tea-baggers in Congress are not Marxist, they are oligarchs in sheeps' clothing.
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ALL of DC politicals are Marxist, except for SOME tea baggers.

geez.
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Tea-baggers in Congress are not Marxist, they are oligarchs in sheeps' clothing.
And Big Government is the worst evil in town. It is the dreaded monopolistic and military state turned on its own people. Since history, monopolistic government have ruined entire countrys. Stop spouting your ignorant evil. Obama is trying to ruin small businesses with taxes, not big business. He is in bed with the crony oligarths, which is why they donate tons of money to him, and in turn they receive bailouts, favored contracts from taxpayer stimulus money and high paid plum jobs. It doesn't matter what skin color he is, or what party he belongs to. The worse kind of politician is one who plays on your emotions and lies to you that he represents you when he obviously doesn't. His increase in taxes hurt small businesses which gross $250K, not a big revenue, and it hurts them more than the big businesses. Why do you think Google, Facebook, Microsoft, GM, the major oligarths support Obama? Because as POTUS he has the ability to pass laws that hinder small businesses and middle america. These oligarths are known in the past for market methods to choke out their flegdling competition so they can charge high prices and force you to buy their products due to lack of options. With government legislation what products you buy now, they have even more control.

Stop living in the brainwashed world full of false rhetoric and emotional games Obama and the DNC play on you. FOOL!
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Wall Street is still betting on an eleventh hour reprieve. They don't believe their own GOP could be stupid enough to allow default.
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Small businesses are the backbone of America's success. They hire in town, not overseas. Together they hire the most people compared to big businesses. They are not millionaires, it is hard work.

Obama's plan was always to ruin America, which explains why he hires WH staff and increased their salaries across the board by 8-83%. Their salaries were already good compared to civilians. The only reason he increased their salaries was as crony payback for their 2008 donations AND TO SPEND, SPEND, SPEND UP DEBT. He wants Obamacare for his health insurance cronies, forcing Americans to buy whether they want or not. He wants to get rid of SS and medicare so that elderly don't get the money and the infirm don't get care. He wants original American population to disappear in favor of his sponsors (non Americans, Sharia Law). He started wars in order to send healthy young men to their deaths in useless wars. OPEN YOUR EYES AMERICA. THERE IS NO DOUBT HIS AGENDA NOW. HE IS NOT EVEN AN NATURAL BORN AMERICAN CITIZEN - WHICH IS NO SURPRISE GIVEN HIS HATE OF THE U.S.

Send this info around ASAP and to your Congressmen. Do not let Obama have his way now or later. Especially the debt ceiling.

http://www.wnd.com/index.php...

Learned this morning that the date stamp on his birth certificate from the WH site April 27 was an image electronically linked to an external file and then rotated 90 degrees to fit. 80% of letters "T" and "H" in the certificate are absolutely IDENTICAL meaning they were "cut and paste" jobs to assimilate the words. No letters from typewriters and scans are every identical in pixel structure. He is definitely a fraud based on this, we don't need his original birth certificate to know. Obama needs to pay back his salary and expenditures for his family in the WH and be divested of his pension for life. This will save our debt much money.

Even his SSN is fraudulent, and we are having trouble having it investigated while regular citizens cannot get away with this type of nonsense. He is protected by his rich oligarth cronies. This is how he has gotten away with this fraud for so long.

His father, Sr. was not even a landed resident in the US. He had temporary student Visa and was later kicked out of Harvard for philandering with underage college girls while married with children. His father was not even acceptable to the US as a temporary visitor. Obama Jr is a fraud, he possesses dual loyalties (unacceptable to the Constitution, and now proven by his birth certificates) and his mother was too young at his birth to pass plain US citizenship to him. This is why he needed to steal a dead citizen's US SSN.

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And Big Government is the worst evil in town. It is the dreaded monopolistic and military state turned on its own people. Since history, monopolistic government have ruined entire countrys. Stop spouting your ignorant evil. Obama is trying to ruin small businesses with taxes, not big business. He is in bed with the crony oligarths, which is why they donate tons of money to him, and in turn they receive bailouts, favored contracts from taxpayer stimulus money and high paid plum jobs. It doesn't matter what skin color he is, or what party he belongs to. The worse kind of politician is one who plays on your emotions and lies to you that he represents you when he obviously doesn't. His increase in taxes hurt small businesses which gross $250K, not a big revenue, and it hurts them more than the big businesses. Why do you think Google, Facebook, Microsoft, GM, the major oligarths support Obama? Because as POTUS he has the ability to pass laws that hinder small businesses and middle america. These oligarths are known in the past for market methods to choke out their flegdling competition so they can charge high prices and force you to buy their products due to lack of options. With government legislation what products you buy now, they have even more control.
Stop living in the brainwashed world full of false rhetoric and emotional games Obama and the DNC play on you. FOOL!
You sad, silly puppet. The "the worst evil in town" is the multi-national corporation. Less evil in intemnt tnan amoral; it is evil personified nonetheless.

The "big government" you so fear is just another creature that has been suborned by corporate power.

Look beyond the strings. Who creates loopholes for themselves?

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Tea-baggers in Congress are not Marxist...
Correct. But a vast majority of Democrats are.

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And Big Government is the worst evil in town. It is the dreaded monopolistic and military state turned on its own people. Since history, monopolistic government have ruined entire countrys. Stop spouting your ignorant evil. Obama is trying to ruin small businesses with taxes, not big business. He is in bed with the crony oligarths, which is why they donate tons of money to him, and in turn they receive bailouts, favored contracts from taxpayer stimulus money and high paid plum jobs. It doesn't matter what skin color he is, or what party he belongs to. The worse kind of politician is one who plays on your emotions and lies to you that he represents you when he obviously doesn't. His increase in taxes hurt small businesses which gross $250K, not a big revenue, and it hurts them more than the big businesses. Why do you think Google, Facebook, Microsoft, GM, the major oligarths support Obama? Because as POTUS he has the ability to pass laws that hinder small businesses and middle america. These oligarths are known in the past for market methods to choke out their flegdling competition so they can charge high prices and force you to buy their products due to lack of options. With government legislation what products you buy now, they have even more control.
Stop living in the brainwashed world full of false rhetoric and emotional games Obama and the DNC play on you. FOOL!
Maybe "small business" should stop whining about Obama and, like the rest of us, place the blame where it belongs - on corporate greed. Someone has to make up for ALL the taxes corporations don't pay, and it's the little people who are being forced to pick up THEIR slack.

“In the three years before his comeuppance,[CEO Dennis Kozlowski] paid himself $300 million…even while Tyco (which, by the way, he’d incorporated in Bermuda to avoid paying pesky U.S. taxes) was tanking, causing shareholders to lose $80 billion just in his last year of stewardship.”– Jim Hightower, Thieves.

Cisco CEO John Chambers earns nearly 13 million dollars a year. He plans on laying off 5,000 in the next few months. Guess he's looking for a way to pay for his next big raise.

It's vital that we look at the whole picture and not just bits and pieces of it. We're in dire trouble here and the biggest contributor of it is plain and simple greed.
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Lance Winslow wrote:
Wall Street is still betting on an eleventh hour reprieve. They don't believe their own GOP could be stupid enough to allow default.
It is more unbelievable that obama would allow default just so he get the trillions he wants just to enhance his bid for re-election in 2012 but to no avail. The politician is reckless spender.

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We take the money away from our DC Marxists, and world peace will follow.
Actually, you're on record with that kookkk, Camping, that the world was/is going to end.

You just "can't get the math right." snicker

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Maybe "small business" should stop whining about Obama and, like the rest of us, place the blame where it belongs - on corporate greed. Someone has to make up for ALL the taxes corporations don't pay, and it's the little people who are being forced to pick up THEIR slack.
“In the three years before his comeuppance,[CEO Dennis Kozlowski] paid himself $300 million…even while Tyco (which, by the way, he’d incorporated in Bermuda to avoid paying pesky U.S. taxes) was tanking, causing shareholders to lose $80 billion just in his last year of stewardship.”– Jim Hightower, Thieves.
Cisco CEO John Chambers earns nearly 13 million dollars a year. He plans on laying off 5,000 in the next few months. Guess he's looking for a way to pay for his next big raise.
It's vital that we look at the whole picture and not just bits and pieces of it. We're in dire trouble here and the biggest contributor of it is plain and simple greed.
Small business is not whining. I believe these are paid hacks from the Koch Brothers billionaaires club.

Most small business are hanging on, if well run; or drying up, if they are in the wrong sector, or new.
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This entire "debt ceiling show" is a scam, the debt ceiling has always been raised, at least 34 times over the past 35 years. So why such a huge problem now? Because the privately owned three Branches of the former Representative U.S Government. Is attempting to legitimize itself and shape the views of the "zombies" the people.By selling this public hoax of, "we're working so hard at fixing the economic crisis", when in fact there the cause and effects of sustaining "economic crisis". In order to maintain the status Que and remain in power.The people (i,e zombies) just won't get it! The two party criminal cartel, is not a representative form of Government. They serve at the behest of self and private interest "ONLY",the President included (Bush along with Obama) Until the people mature and except these facts. Things will only continue as they have been.
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Tea baggers MUST STOP ALL DEBT CEILING INCREASES!

It is CRITICAL that our Orwellian Marxist Federal Government be reigned and controlled by CUTTING OFF THEIR MONEY, THE SOURCE OF POWER!

Once we cut off their money, we can reverse the death spiral that has gripped the country for the past ONE HUNDRED YEARS!

Americans are caught in the middle of the MOTHER OF ALL WARS!

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Tea baggers MUST STOP ALL DEBT CEILING INCREASES!
It is CRITICAL that our Orwellian Marxist Federal Government be reigned and controlled by CUTTING OFF THEIR MONEY, THE SOURCE OF POWER!
Once we cut off their money, we can reverse the death spiral that has gripped the country for the past ONE HUNDRED YEARS!
Americans are caught in the middle of the MOTHER OF ALL WARS!
You are obviously a plant from the banking industry, ot the Chinese government; because those are the people who will profit from the GOP misery of USA bankruptcy.
I never thought I'd live to see the day.

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scout wrote:
Tea baggers MUST STOP ALL DEBT CEILING INCREASES!
It is CRITICAL that our Orwellian Marxist Federal Government be reigned and controlled by CUTTING OFF THEIR MONEY, THE SOURCE OF POWER!
Once we cut off their money, we can reverse the death spiral that has gripped the country for the past ONE HUNDRED YEARS!
Americans are caught in the middle of the MOTHER OF ALL WARS!
What kind of a moron do you have to be to be a right winger and use the term, "tea baggers," in reference to a right wing political front group?

Phew!

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What kind of a moron do you have to be to be a right winger and use the term, "tea baggers," in reference to a right wing political front group?
Phew!
Good call, scout. Do you think I may have ID'd him?

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