| Money Talk|| Jan 27 to 28 FOMC Meeting Minutes - LSU0358 on 2/18/15 at 3:55 pm|
Very interesting minutes IMO.
There was the usual talk of the economic outlook from an inflation and unemployment outlooks.
The interesting parts included talk on foreign currency operations (...
| Political Talk|| Very good write-up on what drives ISIS - LSU0358 on 2/17/15 at 10:41 am|
The author did a great job of explaining what goals ISIS has in mind. And yes it is a long read, not just a few talking points....
| O-T Lounge|| Gemini parade in Shreveport - LSU0358 on 2/15/15 at 7:53 am|
Nothing like going to the mardi gras parade to be reminded how many trashy classless pieces of crap we have here in N La. What is it about the parades that bring out these idiots?...
| Political Talk|| Corruption in Nigeria - LSU0358 on 2/6/15 at 10:59 am|
We just think it is bad in the US...The link below discusses $20 billion in "missing" revenue, no bid contracts, and corruption in the kerosene distribution.
| Money Talk|| Europe QE to start off at 50 Billion / Month? - LSU0358 on 1/21/15 at 9:31 am|
If this is correct tomorrow (Draghi is final word and he talks tomorrow) its going to be a good start to the year for Europe and US markets IMO....
| Political Talk|| Asset Ownership in US - LSU0358 on 1/11/15 at 10:20 am|
Many in the US are in an unending hole. As long as the lower class continues to ride a wave of debt there will be no...
| More Sports Board|| Membership at Stone Bridge Bossier city - LSU0358 on 12/26/14 at 3:37 pm|
What am I looking at per month to join for full membership for golf, driving range, dining, etc?...
| O-T Lounge|| Deaths at DuPont LaPorte Facility - LSU0358 on 11/15/14 at 7:42 pm|
Always horrible to hear about industry incidents....
| Money Talk|| Global Banks fined $3.4 Billion for FX market manipulation - LSU0358 on 11/12/14 at 8:39 am|
UBS, JPM, RBS, C, and HSBC
More of the large institutions doing the Lords work....
| Money Talk|| Chase fraud and the Mortgage Crisis - LSU0358 on 11/6/14 at 2:58 pm|
[quote]She says she told Boester that the bank could not sell the high-risk loans as low-risk securities without committing fraud. "You can't securitize these loans without special disclosure about what's...
| Political Talk|| Amendment 13 on La Ballot - LSU0358 on 11/4/14 at 8:33 am|
The 9th Ward property bill seems like it could be ripe for corruption and "good ole boy" type deals. Am I missing something on this?
This has the typical Louisiana/New Orleans corruption written all over it IMO....
| Money Talk|| Oct 29th Fed Statement - LSU0358 on 10/30/14 at 10:20 am|
QE is officially over.
[quote] Moreover, the Committee continues to see sufficient underlying strength in the broader economy to support ongoing progress toward maximum employment in a context of price st...
| Food and Drink Board|| Mansur's, Juban's or other in Baton Rouge - LSU0358 on 10/23/14 at 8:50 am|
I haven't been to any upscale BR places in the last 3-4 years. Are Mansur's and Juban's still putting out great food? Any new places that are worth trying?...
| Money Talk|| Fed Governor Tarullo Speech on Banking Compliance - LSU0358 on 10/20/14 at 12:45 pm|
This is stronger language than is the "norm" for a Fed governor to use in public statements.
[quote]But the revenues that served as the basis for calculating bonuses were generated immediately, while the...
| Tech Board|| How to get book that comes out in UK on US kindle - LSU0358 on 10/14/14 at 10:06 pm|
A book release date is October 23 in UK but not until January in US for kindle and hardback. How do I get the book on kindle here in US before January?...
| Money Talk|| Tech and Semiconductors - LSU0358 on 10/10/14 at 3:20 pm|
Very rough day for most things Tech. INTC down 5%, SOX down 7%, Nasdaq down 2%, XLK down 2.6%. AAPL still holding up nicely....
| Money Talk|| ECB cuts interest rates 10 basis points and Draghi will give TLTRO and QE - LSU0358 on 9/4/14 at 9:02 am|
information in October.
| Money Talk|| BoA hit with $16 Billion penalty for MBS dealings - LSU0358 on 8/21/14 at 8:23 am|
Another big bank sanctioned for MBS's leading up to '08 crash.
| Political Talk|| Kareem Abdul Jabar nails it on Ferguson - LSU0358 on 8/18/14 at 9:20 am|
"Fifty million voters is a powerful block if they ever organized in an effort to pursue their common economic goals. So, it’s crucial that those in the wealthiest One Percent keep the poor fractured by distracting...
| Money Talk|| Best Performing Market Sectors since 2000 - LSU0358 on 7/27/14 at 4:44 pm|
For the past 15 years the market has of course had some significant ups and downs. What sector would have been the best place to have parked your money since the year 2000?
Out of Biotech, Telecoms, Financials, Chemicals, Oil Index, Oil Services, Retail, US Railroads, Tech Hardware, Healthcar...