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Good way to short Muni bonds?I'm trying to find a good way to short municipal bonds. I don't want to buy a packaged ETN or 'super short' as those supposedly only track intraday movements. I'm looking for a non dividend ETF or stock I can short through buying a two year put. Does anyone have any suggestions? 3 years 11 months
Need a Job - Will take AnythingI need a job badly and at this point I'm willing to do just about anything. I've been out of work for a year and I don't know what to do - every single one of my strategies has flopped. So long as it's legal I'm willing to consider just about anything. Otherwise I'm going to try and get a job at... 3 years 12 months
Serengeti QuestionsAnyone know anything recent about this firm? There was one thing from about a year ago in the archives, but not much else. All I know is it's about a 700 mil fund with bad returns in 08 and good returns in 09. It's a distressed fund (I think), but I found surprisingly little in the news about it.... 4 years 1 month
BoA Emails Leaked MondayHacker activist collective Anonymous is leaking emails related to fraud and abuse of Bank of America's mortgage business on Monday according to a spokesman (speaking on condition of anonymity of course). Thought you guys might want to know. If you see BoA stock taking a dive in early trading... 4 years 2 months
Beginning of the EndHoly moley. Have you guys been looking at the markets today? Libya in turmoil, Saudi police firing on protesters (with the "day of rage" tomorrow), China doing badly, unemployment spiking, and Spain downgraded only days after Greece. It's like the perfect storm of suck. Add in a severe default of a... 4 years 2 months
Teachers vs. Wall StreetThought this was hilarious. Just want to piss off ANT really. :D http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/thu-march-3-2011/crisis-in-the-dairyland---for-richer-and-poorer---teachers-and-wall-street 4 years 2 months
Put Spread IdeaJust wanted to ask an opinion of the board on a trade. Put spread on VXX - buy strike of 8 for .51 sell strike of 9 for 1.16. So 1 dollar at risk for every .65 cents in profit. Figure 9 dollars for the transaction cost + .15 cents a share for every share in the trade. 20k down, that's 13k -... 4 years 2 months
Need a NYC apartmentI'm flying out to NYC on the 15th and I need an apartment/place to stay. I've got cash, but am looking on the cheap/but safe side. Other than that I don't care if I live in a closet - closer (transport/downtown) is better but that's a tertiary requirement. Anyone know of anything? 4 years 2 months
Naked Put Oil/GLD?I'm just wondering how bad people in general view naked puts? I've been thinking about it, and it seems like it could be a good strategy if you have an order to buy back the put if it gets below a certain amount (stoploss). Especially on oil/gold or other commodities that are pretty upward trending... 4 years 2 months
Wikileaks Intentionally Destabilizing MidEast?So I just came across this article "Special Report: U.S. cables detail Saudi royal welfare program" http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/02/28/us-wiki-saudi-money-idUSTRE71R2SA20110228 where wikileaks has leaked US cables that show that the Saudi royalty is acting, well, like royalty and... 4 years 2 months

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MONKEYSAMA IS EMPLOYED . 3 years 9 months
MONKEYSAMA IS EMPLOYED Haha shorts I'm gonna kill you. Yeah, I got an offer for a fin analyst position at Cap One. I didn't really want to post on WSO cause I didn't want to create a shitstorm (which I do sometimes). [quote=happypantsmcgee]He should probably thank whoever referred him but he's a cunt so I doubt it'... 3 years 9 months
70% Marginal Tax Rate[quote=veritas14][quote=monkeysama][quote=veritas14][quote=monkeysama]Interesting discussion. What's important in determining the effectiveness of stimulus spending is the money multiplier - ie how many times a dollar is re-spent. The higher the money multiplier the better the stimulus was in... 3 years 10 months
70% Marginal Tax Rate[quote=veritas14][quote=monkeysama]Interesting discussion. What's important in determining the effectiveness of stimulus spending is the money multiplier - ie how many times a dollar is re-spent. The higher the money multiplier the better the stimulus was in creating GDP growth for the country... 3 years 10 months
70% Marginal Tax RateInteresting discussion. What's important in determining the effectiveness of stimulus spending is the money multiplier - ie how many times a dollar is re-spent. The higher the money multiplier the better the stimulus was in creating GDP growth for the country. So let's look at two different... 3 years 10 months
Deficit Cutting Bill Passes HouseOp has no idea what the hell he is talking about. The Republicans passed a $6 Trillion dollar spending cut bill with some bs rider on it requiring a balanced budget amendment. No way it passes the senate and they know it - complete showboating and time wasting on the Republicans part. 3 years 10 months
WSO HAPPY HOUR TONIGHT @7PM (drink specials start...Thanks for setting this up Shorts - and a good time was had by all. 3 years 10 months
Bill Gross' Latest[quote=alexpasch][quote=monkeysama]So, the man doesn't believe that college education is important. Interesting. So then that must mean he hires a lot of people without college degrees? Oh wait he doesn't. Well surely.....oh not a single person working at his firm doesn't have a college degree... 3 years 11 months
Bill Gross' LatestSo, the man doesn't believe that college education is important. Interesting. So then that must mean he hires a lot of people without college degrees? Oh wait he doesn't. Well surely.....oh not a single person working at his firm doesn't have a college degree? Why are we listening to Mr... 3 years 11 months
Why aren't you an Entrepreneur?. 3 years 11 months