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Hiding Details of Dubious Deal, U.S. Invokes National Security

Filed in AT T, Bank Gold, o by on February 20, 2011 0 Comments

A onetime biomedical technician with a penchant for gambling, Mr. Montgomery is at the center of a tale that features terrorism scares, secret White House briefings, backing from prominent Republicans, backdoor deal-making and fantastic-sounding computer technology. Interviews with more than two dozen current and former officials and business associates and a review of documents show that Mr. Montgomery and his associates received more than $20 million in government contracts by claiming that software he had developed could help stop Al Qaeda’s next attack on the United States. But the technology appears to have been a hoax, and a series of government agencies, including the Central Intelligence Agency and the Air Force, repeatedly missed the warning signs, the records and interviews show.

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Market Historian: Top Sectors for the Presidential Cycle

Filed in Bank Gold, economy, o by on January 21, 2011 0 Comments
Market Historian: Top Sectors for the Presidential Cycle

Filed under: Newsletters , S and P 500 , DJIA “The third year of the Presidential cycle has historically been the most profitable year of the cycle in terms of stock market performance,” says market historian and money manager Jim Stack . The editor of InvesTech Market Analyst explains, “This third year of the four-year cycle is often characterized by an accommodative Fed policy, and usually accompanied by a stable and growing economy. “Characteristically, most of the third year gains come in the first half of the year where the first and second quarters are among the strongest in the entire cycle. Continue reading Market Historian: Top Sectors for the Presidential Cycle Market Historian: Top Sectors for the Presidential Cycle originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Fri, 21 Jan 2011 10:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink  |  Email this  |  Comments

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Obama Administration Plans Internet ID for All Americans

Filed in Bank Gold, gld, Gold Spot Market, o, obama by on January 10, 2011 0 Comments

Fox News | President Obama is putting plans in motion to give the Commerce Department authority to create an Internet ID for all Americans, a White House official told CNET.com.

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Twitter “MouseOver” Hack is Spreading a Malicious Code

Filed in Gold by on September 21, 2010 0 Comments

The code is often lurking in the user name — and sometimes the tweet itself is entirely blank. It can hijack clicks on the compromised page, taking users to a malicious non-Twitter site. PC Magazine reports that one affected user was the wife of a former British Prime Minister, whose Twitter feed now redirects users to a Japanese porn site. And CNN discovered another victim: White House press secretary Robert Gibbs. Tuesday he tweeted, “My Twitter went haywire – absolutely no clue why it sent that message or even what it is…paging the tech guys…”

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Our Game Plan for Financial Stocks

Filed in economy, Gold Market, jp morgan, recession by on August 30, 2010 0 Comments

Buy financials for the near term. This is an election year. That means we’re likely to see two things happen before November 2010…  We’re likely to see quantitative easing — again — which will goose the market as it did in March 2009. We’re also likely to see the White House step in — again — and goose the battered housing market before housing realities set in again.    Advertisement 338% in 8 Days, 141% in 7 Days, 221% in 9 Days… Those are actual gains made by readers of Ian Cooper’s options trading services. His strategy has proven to be so popular, that he’s giving you a chance to learn all about trading options — ABSOLUTELY FREE . He’s put together a how-to guide that documents the lucrative and misunderstood world of options, and it can be yours for free just by clicking here .   We can’t keep throwing money at the problem… and hope that it works out But so long as the White House kicks the can down the road, here’s some immediate-term good news for housing and financials. Some time this week, according to the Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, the Obama Administration could unleash two new initiatives to help the crumbling market: “We’re going to be rolling out an FHA refinancing effort to help borrowers who are under water in their homes get above water,” Donovan said.  “And second, we’re launching an emergency homeowners’ loan program for unemployed borrowers to be able to stay in their homes.” (Because past programs have worked so well?) Unfortunately, leaving the housing market alone and letting it crumble as it will anyway isn’t an option… The door is now also open to reviving the $8,000 tax credit for first time homebuyers. This will only temporarily fix the problem. And as we saw with the last expiring credit, housing will resume its slide on credit expiration. Short financial stocks… once the “hype” wears off We — along with Meredith Whitney — don’t believe major banks are prepared…

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GOP plans wave of White House probes

Filed in Bank Gold, gld, Gold by on August 27, 2010 0 Comments

Politico | Republicans are planning a wave of committee investigations targeting the White House and Democratic allies if they win back the majority.

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An Unsustainable Welfare-State Rat Race

Filed in economy, Gold, Gold Prices, silver by on July 10, 2010 0 Comments

Like a rat on its exercise wheel, the White House keeps on spinning though new spending program ideas without ever determining a finish line. Basically, how to pay for them. If the Obama administration decides to step off the spending wheel too late it’s likely to end up with a no-win situation similar to the options An Unsustainable Welfare-State Rat Race originally appeared in the Daily Reckoning . The Daily Reckoning, offers a uniquely refreshing, perspective on the global economy, investing, gold, stocks and today’s markets. Its been called “the most entertaining read of the day.”

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Obama Administration to Double the Wireless Spectrum

Filed in Spot Gold by on July 1, 2010 0 Comments
Obama Administration to Double the Wireless Spectrum

Filed under: Products and Services , Politics , Technology With the explosive growth of smartphones and laptop computers, there is a increasing need for wireless communications. To meet this challenge, the Obama administration plans to auction 500 megahertz of federal and commercial spectrum. The Federal Communications Commission and the Commerce Department, which control the nation’s airwaves, began working on a plan to free up the airwaves for consumer mobile broadband services . Continue reading Obama Administration to Double the Wireless Spectrum Obama Administration to Double the Wireless Spectrum originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Thu, 01 Jul 2010 12:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink  |  Email this  |  Comments

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Passionate attachment to Israel

Filed in gld, Gold Spot Market by on June 30, 2010 0 Comments

Is there any criminal act that Israel can do without being protected from criticism from the United States? If there is I haven’t seen it. And I haven’t seen it from the Bush Administration or from the Clinton Administration or from any administration before them. But when you consider the influence of Israel’s lobby and its political action committees and the more than $41 million they’ve given to Congress and the White House, is it any wonder Israel is shielded from any shame? WRH permalink

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Sen. Kerry in Israel: Praise for Israel, Worried over Iran

Filed in Bank Gold, Gold by on June 27, 2010 0 Comments

The senator’s visit is viewed as a warm-up for Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s upcoming visit to the White House next month, one week after King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia will travel to Washington. WRH permalink

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Top PR firm for BP tied to White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel Read more at the Washington Examiner:…

Filed in Bank Gold, gld, Gold by on June 6, 2010 0 Comments

Over at The Next Right, the’ve pieced together some interesting connections about the White House’s ties to British Petroleum, better known as the company currently polluting the Gulf of Mexico. We all know Obama was the biggest recipient of BP’s campaign cash in Washington, but it seems BP’s ties to the White House run even deeper. According to The Next Right, PR firm Greenberg Quinlan Rosner “helped BP plan and evaluate its successful re-branding campaign, focusing the company’s branding on energy solutions, including the development of solar and other renewable energy sources.” WRH permalink

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The Sinking of the Cheonan: We Are Being Lied To

Filed in Bank Gold, Gold, Gold Spot Market, lead by on May 24, 2010 0 Comments

There is no doubt about it, there is no longer any reason to hold back, I have looked at the “evidence” and have concluded that we are being lied to, again, by our “leaders” in the White House in order to fabricate a measure of moral justification for yet another “regime change” campaign or an all out war with North Korea. WRH permalink

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