Tag Archives: Wall Street

Heartbeat bug opens servers to hackers

by Craig Masters A computer bug named Heartbleed is working its way into the heart of tens of thousands of internet servers in what is described as the most significant internet virus yet. The Wall Street Journal estimated that as … Continue reading

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Could Concord Patriots slow today’s corruption blitz?

by Craig Masters With just a little over 2 years left in his terms it appears the speed of corruption and degrees of arrogance of the Obama administration are breaking all the barriers. Americans were told the government needed to … Continue reading

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Banks Disappear In Economic Weakness

By Mike McCune —   To paraphrase President Obama, “I took my eye off the [real economic] ball.” For that I apologize to Rant readers.   While trying to keep up with the messes scattered by this Administration–Benghazi, NSA, IRS, Syria, … Continue reading

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Wall Street Anticipates Fed’s Support

by Mike McCune —   The Federal Reserve is about to open meetings today. That explains the stock surge yesterday. Wall Street is paralyzed and needs Ben Bernanke’s unconditional support.   But a warning label came from one of the … Continue reading

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America Gets More Empty Reports

by Mike McCune —   American market indexes reached all-time highs on April’s unemployment and jobs report today. The markets ignore corresponding reports showing service sector jobs are in retreat and factory orders showed the sharpest decline in seven months.(1) … Continue reading

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Wall Street, Main Street Do Not Agree

by Mike McCune —   The jobs report for February came in nicely and Wall Street cheered. Meanwhile the January jobs report was slashed by 25% from a gain of 157,000 to 119,000 and Wall Street yawned.   That is … Continue reading

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Wall Street Thinks Bull Will Continue

by Michael McCune —   There is some amazement among Wall Street observers about how well the market is doing in the face of so many stern headwinds. Their continued amazement is either a sign of stupidity or culpability.   … Continue reading

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Immigration data being mined

By Craig Masters The former Governor of Utah, Jon Huntsman, was an early drop out from the 2012 Presidential campaign. He was running as a Republican. But Huntsman has a record of supporting the Obama immigration agenda. Columnist and Lawyer Phyllis … Continue reading

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Poor Recovery Doesn’t Eliminate Recession Yet

by Mike McCune   Sometimes you have to wonder if Wall Street insiders are even aware of what is going on beyond Wall Street’s narrow perspective. The case in point is an article by Lawrence “Larry” Kudlow. (1)   In … Continue reading

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Obama administration told officials to back off Occupy protesters

by Peter Grady –   Despite repeated claims to the contrary, newly released documents reveal that the administration told the General Services Administration (GSA) to go easy on Occupy Wall Street protesters in Portland last year. The documents include an … Continue reading

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Scandal Has Financial System On Verge of Global Meltdown

by Mike McCune —   If you are like most Americans, you’ve probably heard the term LIBOR. But if you are like like most Americans, you do not realize the impact this tiny particle of the economy has on everything … Continue reading

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March Jobs’ Report Contains Serious Understatements

by Mike McCune —   The disappointing March jobs’ report released on Good Friday started a new round of political bickering in Washington over the effect Barack Obama’s and Ben Bernanke’s policies have had for the past three years while the stock markets … Continue reading

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The Rant – Goldman Sachs Ruins Western Economy For Political, Monetary Profit

by Mike McCune —   Wall Street is moving further into the realm of weightlessness, the euro’s demise moves closer by the moment while the United States government by passing tax cuts without corresponding spending cuts pulls the noose tighter around … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center

  Senior Friday Lunches are back.  These are in the format of soup/salad/baked potato type lunches where it is not necessary to make a reservation.   We will be serving from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and the cost per person … Continue reading

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Veterans organization to hold meeting calling for Obama impeachment

by Jack Minor – A Veterans group is planning to hold a rally on Nov. 11th in Washington D.C. calling for President Obama’s impeachment for “treasonous” activities. Veteran Defenders of America, which features members such as Maj. Gen Paul Vallely, … Continue reading

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Shocker: Many “Occupy Wall Street” protestors are the one percent

photo by biggovernment.com by Jack Minor – A common refrain among protestors at the various “Occupy” movements is that they are the 99 percent. A report listing average wage earners for the world shows that many of the protestors are … Continue reading

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Tea party leaders say “Occupy Wall Street” mirror image of group

photo courtesy of Ringo the Gringo by Jack Minor – Local leaders in the Colorado Tea Party movement have said the leftist group “Occupy Wall Street” is indeed a mirror image of the Tea Party, meaning it is an exact … Continue reading

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Candidates tell protestors government to blame for economy, not Wall Street

by Jack Minor –   At this week’s Washington Post debate,Republican candidates made it plain they believe the state of the economy is to be laid squarely at the feet of the federal government. Members of “Occupy Wall Street” have … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger

Betty Grauberger is going to Jail!  Yup…..on October 27th to raise money for MDA….please help by donating on line or by calling MDA and donating in her behalf so she will not have to stay there forever…..now, now…..I know some … Continue reading

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Protestors in search of a protest…Teachers join in

The campers calling themselves protestors against corporate greed and the unfair influence by businesses in politics around the world are having a wonderful time in New York this fall. Identified in the media as an ‘organization’ named Occupy Wall Street, … Continue reading

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ESPN, Occupy Wall Street, and Hank Williams Jr.

It ‘s been official now for a while. We aren’t ready for some football! Hank Williams Jr. has been officially replaced by ESPN’s Monday Night Football programming because of his political comments being too controversial. This is the most recent … Continue reading

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Mike McCune is Maaaad !!!!

The market’s wild gyrations continue and not only from the effects of the earthquake. The surges up and down earlier in the week were attributed to the forthcoming words of wisdom from the man with the key to the printing … Continue reading

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The end seems near as Europe and Asia fall apart

by Mike McCune   –  President Barack Obama and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke are like a pair of hands. They don’t wash each other but they do grease each other. It is too bad for the other 308 million Americans … Continue reading

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Marginally, Managed unemployment stats…

“They said that I would change my mind, that I’d settle down and do just fine…I’ve got a lot of crazy friends and they forgive me of my sins…Can’t take it with you when you’re gone, but I want enough … Continue reading

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Feds threatening by coming to his home….”Shut up McCune!”

The elitist Washington economists deserve to be laughed at for their adherence to the Beltway’s continued belief that creating debt is the only way to contain debt. The rest of us have to be laughed at for the continued popular … Continue reading

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Wall Street Reform Means Relief for Coloradans

Pat Waak, Chair, Colorado Democratic Party Thank you to Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet. They acted on behalf of Colorado consumers. Following on the vote in the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate voted to stop the backroom … Continue reading

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Congress votes on bill to collect information on every consumer financial transaction

By Jack Minor The future of the financial reform bill, which will give the Government authority to collect information on every individual financial transaction, was cast in doubt after the death of Sen. Robert Byrd from West Virginia. Byrd who … Continue reading

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The Rant

Guest Column By Mike McCune President Obama recently put into his remarks to a high school graduating classes  about the need of “being careful how you read things because there is a lot of misinformation out there.” He should know better than … Continue reading

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The Rant

Guest Column By Michael McCune With the announced retirement of David Obey, the third most powerful Democrat in the Congress, Wednesday afternoon, the Progressive’s control of Congress is even more uncertain after this fall’s elections.  That got me playing the … Continue reading

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Accounting tricks

by Michael McCune for the Greeley Gazette I’ve been trying to unravel the various reports coming from our elected government, the Federal Reserve and the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding the nation’s banking system’s financial situation and it isn’t very … Continue reading

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