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BEHOLD: The Revised “Reverse Four Horsemen of Certain Death” for 2009

ACC, HME, MAC and WRI.

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100 comments

  1. Recession says

    BEHOLD: Cramer comes out with his Four Hourseman of Certain Gains.

    For free.

    http://www.realmoney.com

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  2. rainman

    RIP ACC, bullshit “degrees” are no longer required in the “new economy”. It’s Atlas Shrugged part deux, just substitute cocaine and cheeseburgers for cigarettes and morality

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  3. scam biskit

    You sed MAC. Funny.

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  4. TraderCaddy

    My wife is watching a chick flick (until the next BBall game) so I have come up with my own list of four horse(s)(men) of certain death.
    Barbaro
    Seabiscuit
    Willie Shoemaker
    UNC Basketball team

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  5. gappingandyapping
    gappingandyapping

    Hmm.. ACC maybe, MAC yeah possibly, HME no fucking way. I would prefer ACC over all of them with MAC very close behind. HME will do well in my opinion. I am starting a portfolio right now to see how they do.

    By the way did you know that the last “stimulus” could have paid off every fucking credit card in the entire US. Now I fucking despise these fucking homo handouts but it may have been a better use to just pay off all the shit monkey’s who ran up the fucking debt. Fuck the more I type the more I want to tear someones slimy gray matter out with a fucking claw hammer so I will just leave it at that, truly egregious. Makes you want to go all Christian Bale and shit sometimes.

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  6. PRICERUNNER

    Wow votes. The FLY must like to watch cat fights when he is in cash. Any vote on how long he stays in cash? My guess Three days max.

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  7. Cuervos Laugh

    Hey Fly:

    Major props to you for repping Ms. Adler.
    Sherlock would be so proud.

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  8. oh well

    This blog is getting useless since the PPT was launched…

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  9. The Fly

    Oh well:

    Go fuck yourself and go elsewhere.

    Traffic is at an all time high.

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  10. j

    What is the daily traffic out of curiosity, Fly?

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  11. TheArtist

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090314/bs_nm/us_mgm_breakup_wsj

    like I said 2 weeks ago, Las Vegas will one day be a tumbleweed wasteland….. the only people that live in Las Vegas live there because they work in the casinos, once the casinos fall, the workers leave….a ghost town then develops…..

    more developing…..

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  12. Maelstrom

    Really Fly, lighten the fuck up.. your picks have not been the greatest, but I am still mulling a subscription..should be a one month @ a more reasonable intro rate..IMHO

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  13. The Fly

    Mael

    Fuck off dude. Keep your piker money in your piker wallet. My picks have been golden.

    What the fuck do you know anyway?

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  14. j

    Exactly, Flymesiter….

    tell him where to go…

    “No soup for you, fuckface”!

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  15. Junk Spread

    “Picks” mean nothing. Timing is everything. Do you dispense advice on when to sell (or cover), Fly? Indeud…

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  16. matt504bt

    Fly, thanks for PCR, an easy 2pts.

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  17. j

    One thing about fly,

    If he gets people into a trade, he always get people out of the trade.

    Fly, don’t give fuckface a subscription as the prick doesn’t deserve it.

    I think you ought to impose a deserving rule on the PPT. Those that don’t deserve it proven by suckass attitude don’t get the PPT.

    In fact the PPT is like entry through heavens gate. You have to be a deserver to get in and only those chose few that meet those stringent deserving requirements are allowed. As it should be.

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  18. InternationalGroupie
    InternationalGroupie

    Quick question to the regulars on ibankcoin, how do you regard st*fel ni*olaus as?, the first * is i and second * is c. Small crocks? Least evil? Patriots in disguise? Or excellent market callers?

    Anything will help.

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  19. Junk Spread

    Flys “picks” are based on fundamental analysis, akin to witchcraft and sorcery. His reliance on such poppycockery portends eventual doom for his homoish portfolio. Might I suggest some restroom reading for you, Fly; “Techinical Analysis for Dummies”.

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  20. Junk Spread

    BEHOLD: Joe B. is a space alien magician. Stick with him. He is on a par with the Fly.

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  21. Purple bags of marijuana
    Purple bags of marijuana

    I love this site.

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  22. The Fly

    You got to be kidding me right?

    I’m fucking bowling on you asshole pins, short the first 20% down, then long the last 10% up.

    In all, up 25% year to date.

    Go fuck off with some animals somewhere.

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  23. The Fly

    BTW:

    Technical analysis is the preferred crutch for the lazy and/or misfit investor.

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  24. j

    I presume that’s not PPT tech analysis, right?

    Technical analysis is the preferred crutch for the lazy and/or misfit investor.

    Yes, Tim Knight and the slope for dopes hangers on comes to mind.

    “Please, Please Tim, can I have another stock name to buy or sell”?

    It’s a truly sickening sight there.

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  25. The Fly

    Fuck Tim Knight and his happy homo ham hockers.

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  26. crude_oil

    The Fly is fucking drunk.

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  27. Teak

    Fly –

    What is your rationale behind charging a price that is beyond what the average reader here would consider reasonable (we’re in a recession here)? You don’t need the cash that you’d get from PPT, you don’t want a group of “300 or so subscribers” to teach like OA, and based on the reasons why you blog (like most other bloggers here), it didn’t seem like you were the exclusive type… so is it just so f*ckers don’t get the PPT for free?

    Part of what makes this blog is the diversity and insight of the tabbed bloggers and regulars. The intra day posts have died out and the regulars (at least quite a few) are gone onto PPT – which leaves the question, WHY is traffic at an all time high?

    1. People think the bottom is in and are looking for recs
    2. People are looking for more posts and so are constantly refreshing

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  28. Teak

    3. Other?

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  29. wolf

    You people are unbelievable. I have read every post from the fly since the blogspot Broker A days and he is the most accurate out there. Not only have I read every post, but every comment as well. Everything is archived and documented. If you have to complain about the subscription price, you really need to find another career/hobby or whatever the fuck it is you are doing in the market.

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  30. Damon

    The Internet will surely miss the original version of iBC,

    Now that they just be chargin’ for bloggin’ and the PPT,

    Predictions say they end up like IBOC by the end of 2010!

    up, up, up ,up and then,

    ….down down down

    a) Vertical solution = ZEN

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  31. The Fly

    Teak:

    Actually, $29.99 a month for an annual sub IS NOT out of reach for you losers. Come on, quit with the poverty schtick. Moreover, if you are poor, you have no business trading this market. I do not want to represent the impoverished.

    As for PPT:

    It changes nothing about iBC. I have been posting more than ever. The other tabbed bloggers are the laziest fuckers in the business and have been lazy before PPT and will continue to be lazy after PPT.

    PPT is a product. For those who subscribe, I throw in a little bonus, via my personal research. That’s all. You are not obligated to subscribe. And, if you can’t afford 49.99, 39.99 or 29.99 per month, I don’t want you to.

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  32. The Fly

    Moreover, if you believe the site has changed since PPT, that’s just your mind playing jedi tricks with you. It has not.

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  33. The Fly

    Oh, and traffic is at an all-time high because I kick some serious ass.

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  34. j

    Teak;

    This isn’t a main street gig. Keep that shit for the Jon Stewart Comedy show.

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  35. Teak

    I’ve got no issues with your sub price. I’m just saying that it would seem like most of your readers have an account balance smaller than your average (or even smallest) trade on an individual stock.

    Technically, aren’t you always kicking ass? I don’t see that being the reason why your traffic has spiked.

    Also, why are there no other fundamental analysts other than you?

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  36. The Fly

    Teak:

    There are plenty of fundie guys in the comments section. I admit, most on Wall Street and trading community are technical traders. However, most money managers are fundie based. It’s the difference between cognitive management and gambling.

    As for sub price:

    It is priced as cheaply as possible. Keep in mind, we have input costs with the engine and have spent inordinate time building it.

    You probably noticed RC, Danny, Wood being all lazy and shit and figured it was PPT related. Not the case. They are just moonlighting.

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  37. j

    Teak

    How the fuck would you know people have a small balance and why the fuck is that important, fuckhead?

    As a matter of fact one guy was telling us how he traded 1.5 million GE. I believe the dude. That’s not smallish change you fucking idiot.

    I trade 20K (20 buck stock) per trade as a general rule. Lots of guys do

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  38. The Fly

    i appreciate you killing him J; but it is not necessary. He is probably saying out loud what many think. I am more than willing to address these questions.

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  39. Teak

    J,

    You need to calm the f*ck down.

    I don’t care if your account is 2mm, you’re still the minority (fact).

    Demographics is KEY. I don’t think anyone can deny that.

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  40. Bad News Bears

    I have enjoyed reading this site for the past 8 months or so. I would really like to join the PPT but recently graduating college and unable to find a job in the accounting industry has made that impossible. Just as the PPT promo says, the PPT cuts out the ‘yahoo message board’ type conversations that go on in the comments section. The fly is golden and I don’t miss a post. Just can’t afford the PPT… yet. You get what you pay for. Fair enough. Keep up the good work.

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  41. The Fly

    Bad News

    Don’t ever buy something that you cannot afford. For those of you who are fresh out of college, fuck The PPT. You need to find a job and start to save coin.

    You can come here and read my insane rants for free. When you have proper employment and want to give PPT a try, be my guest.

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  42. Bad News Bears

    Fly,

    You have no idea how I look forward to that day. Bartending is not gonna pay the PPT bill, the student loan bill, or the fund trading account. I just enjoy the ideas and learning that goes on at IBC. I can’t put a price on what I have learned since finding this site. PPT is for those that are serious about their investing and should be viewed as an expense to their business. I have no doubt that PPT will put coin in your pocket. I don’t understand those that take it as a slight to the community. It’s just business. Plain and simple.

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  43. j

    Teak:

    If you think about it you actually would want only small players using the PPT. The reason is that really big players would fuck the entry and exit price for you.

    Furthermore snall player doesn’t necessarily mean bad players as size is related to the size of people’s kitty and how big their knackers are.

    I can tell you some of the better traders I’ve seen were actually small traders that were very gifted but didn’t have the balls to get bigger.

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  44. Damon

    Now….this is like iBC in the old days!

    A stimulating, and lively debate….on a Saturday night/Sunday morning, no less!

    I must admit, I give The Fly props for turning me on to MOS (oh yeah, and the Chart Addict..hehe).

    For the most part, it has become the ONLY stock I trade (I know, I’m an asshole) but that P.O.S. makes me money, dammit.

    I guess that is why I don’t need the PPT (yet).

    I would not be as successful without keeping my finger on the pulse, via “internet free iBC”

    Mosel Tov

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  45. j

    Tim knight’s bullshit.

    In spite of having many long positions, I am more convinced than ever we’re going to see weakness next week. I’m prepared for either direction, but a downward market would be more beneficial to me than continued strength.

    So Tim the directional trader makes money if the market goes up or down which is very convenient. He could be pairs trading and if he is then the market’s direction doesn’t really matter as the spread is what’s important. However he’s not really saying that.

    In reckon the guy is a huge bullshitter.

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  46. Juice

    J – you’re comments regarding Tim Knight reflect those of a low grade moron or someone trying to brown his nose up this blog owners butt … Tim is a pro

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  47. j

    Juice:
    He says he carries up to two hundred positions at a time. Fair enough. How exactly does he make money in directional moves if he doesn’t pair trade?

    Read the fucking comment again:

    In spite of having many long positions, I am more convinced than ever we’re going to see weakness next week. I’m prepared for either direction, but a downward market would be more beneficial to me than continued strength.

    How the fuck do you make money by positioning for ” either direction? He’s not saying his market neutral. What’s he do, count the winning side of the longs or shorts and avoiding the losses on the other side?

    As for brown nosing aren’t you doing exactly the same thing by sticking your own nose up Knight’s arse without defending his silly comment other than saying “he’s a pro”? Sticking up for him with a stupid comment makes you a bigger moron.

    I don’t give a shit what fly thinks of knight by the way.

    I infrequently go there, but when I do, I read the comments and find they’re all a bunch of non thinking sycophants breathlessly waiting for Tim to tell them the next trade he’s thinking about. It’s disgusting watching grownups behave that way.

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  48. Woodshedder

    Fly’s rant about us lazy bloggers is cracking me up.

    Truthfully folks, nothing has changed. I had a death in the family a little over a week ago and that took some time away, but other than that, things are on a fairly normal schedule.

    The PPT has an active forum where things are more tame and more about learning and helping without the ball-busting, but what the sub pays for is the engine. Yes Fly goes deeper into detail on some topics, for example, the 4 horseman of death, and I have posted an occasional piece on systems, Danny has gone into more detail on a few topics, but other than that, our attention is still on maintaining and growing the iBC blogs.

    I think all of the bloggers are going to take time to answer questions and provide advice when the people asking have subscribed, but that in no way means I quit answering questions and providing advice on my own blog. Basically, I enjoy helping people and I enjoy good dialogue, and I want to keep learning too. My blog should reflect that, and I don’t see that it has changed.

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  49. Just a Guess

    My guess is The Fly pens more posts that all other bloggers combined.

    If that is true wouldn’t it be fair to say the other bloggers are lazier than Fly, no?

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  50. j

    I’m not sure if you other guys are lazy, Shed, but you all seem to lack passion. Frankly most of the other stuff with the exception of Cronkite (and fly of course) isn’t that interesting. That’s just an opinion.

    Cronkite is actually a decent news hound and in fact seems to go for stories like a beagle chasing a jackrabbit. He’s got a nose for whats important that day. The rest of you fuckers ought to perhaps do a little coke or something to liven up as you all seem to be lying around as though you’re on Valium tabs.

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  51. Junk Spread

    J,

    I like you. You seems to know what the fucks going on for the most part. But you’ve good Wood all wrong. Passion for his work is evident, it’s just not manifest as you expect it might be. He won’t ramble on with gratuitously chosen profanity or vulgar suggestions that others “go fuck themselves” or whatnot. His ways are not Fly’s ways, but they are solid nonetheless.

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  52. Junk Spread

    Oh, and one other thing. TA is not “the preferred crutch for the lazy and/or misfit investor”. Most cannot survive on conventional TA for a number of reasons, including an inability by most to be able to trade the system based on their TA without wilting under the pressure to override it; clinging to busted forms of TA, like attempting to trade conventional patterns in this fucking market, etc. Many TA guys are the type who prefer to site in a dark dungeon surrounded by computer screens of data and open Excel spreadsheets. All the while raking in egregious amounts of coin from unsuspecting “fundamental analysis only” types. Do not be deceived by the delivery.

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  53. Junk Spread

    Oh, and one other thing. The Fly knows TA used appropriately is lucrative, just as fundamental analysis used appropriately is lucrative. The trick is to know how to use it. I personally find fundie analysis less to my liking because I like to see results sooner rather than later. Fundie analysis tends to ignore market psychology and other such factors. It’s not my thing and doesn’t fit me. Doesn’t make it useless, just useless to me (used alone, I mean, since I use it in my initial screens before subjecting candidates to TA). Fly discounts it because it’s his schtick. Deep down inside his rotten soul (if there is one to be found), he knows of it’s utility.

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  54. Woodshedder

    Junk, thanks.

    TA is difficult because it seems so simple. The weakness of TA is there is no framework for handling psychology. Yes, generally buying support and selling resistance works. Yes, generally buying a breakout will work, etc, etc.

    However, psychology leads people to believe that something so simple can’t work. It does. It works though because most people, when a stock reaches support, think “Surely its going to keep going down” and so they don’t buy it. Then, they buy instead at resistance because surely it is going to breakout, which it doesn’t.

    If for nothing else, with so many traders using TA, it is important to make sure you are seeing what most other people are seeing. There are fewer surprises that way.

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  55. mrkcbill

    Price Is King!
    –Sam Walton

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  56. j

    I’m just teasing for the most part, Junk S. Shed deserves anyway it as he’s slightly overweight 🙂

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  57. mustard seeds

    Spirited banter. Bottom line to anyone on here is you can vote with your mind, no mouth, no feet, no mouse..yeah a fucking mouse click. (Amazing how far technology has moved mankind in expressing their opinion in 15 years)

    Either you like the banter or you don’t, either you express opinions on the topics or you don’t, either you question the picks/sentiment or you don’t….you get to choose..free will brother.

    What is troubling is those that bash what is created…This site takes effort and I can’t imagine the effort put in before it became on line. Further the content takes it own other skill sets.

    If you have something better, produce it, let us all flock to it..baaaaah, baaah.

    If it serves you no purpose, move along nothing to see here, move along, nothing to see here.

    The free market of internet users will determine the value of any site.

    Thank you, now I have to go and remove the cactus in my ass from the weekend.

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  58. mama

    You get what you get for free. If you can’t afford the upgrade don’t complain, work harder and make some money. And by the way, the PTT is front money only. I’ve already made way more than the 6 months subscription I bought. Why did I go six instead of a piker one month, because I’ve already made so much from iBankCoin for FREE I figure I owe the FLY that much anyway. Listen up you cheap fucking losers; with PTT you get what you pay for and you will (except for you) make coin.

    Once I was being walked to the plane by airline staff and some dick grumbled that I was cutting in line. Like I’m going to wait in a barn and stand in line with you coach loving chumps. Listen to the FLY when he occasionally advises you about investing instead of searching for a free pick. With PTT you make your own picks. You suckers have it backwards. You have to be in FRONT of the market and then have whatever technicals you are looking at confirm your move, NOT wait for technical confirmation then buy. FYI, the best part of the move has already passed you by and the FLY is taking profits by selling to you. Won’t you punks ever learn? Feeling lucky isn’t part of being a sucessful trader. And get with PTT you cheap fucks.

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  59. T MOE

    Blame Goldman and JP Morgan for most of this shit

    http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/28/business/28melt.html?pagewanted=2

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  60. Woodshedder

    J, are you stalking me? 🙂 My last visit to the doc found me 10lbs over the optimum weight. Not too bad for a guy in his mid-thirties with 3 kids, a wife, and a full-time job, and another full-time job (blogging, system design, and trading).

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  61. mrkcbill

    Sam Walton 10 Rules of Building a Business

    Rule 1 – Commit to your business.Believe in it more than anybody else. I think I overcame
    every single one of my personal shortcomings by the sheer passion I brought to my work. I don’t know if you’re born with this kind of passion, or if you can learn it. But I do know you need it. If you love your work, you’ll be out there every day trying to do it the best you possibly can, and pretty soon everybody around will catch the passion from you — like a fever.

    Rule 2 – Share your profits with all your associates, and treat them as partners.In turn, they will treat you as a partner, and together you will all perform beyond your wildest expectations. Remain a corporation and retain control if you like, but behave as a servant leader in a partnership. Encourage your associates to hold a stake in the company. Offer discounted stock, and grant them stock for their retirement. It’s the single best thing we ever did.

    Rule 3 – Motivate your partners.Money and ownership alone aren’t enough. Constantly, day-by-day, think of new and more interesting ways to motivate and challenge your partners. Set high goals, encourage competition, and then keep score. Make bets with outrageous payoffs. If things get stale, cross-pollinate; have managers switch jobs with one another to stay challenged. Keep everybody guessing as to what your next trick is going to be. Don’t become too predictable.

    Rule 4 – Communicate everything you possibly can to your partners.The more they know, the more they’ll understand. The more they understand, the more they’ll care. Once they care, there’s no stopping them. If you don’t trust your associates to know what’s going on, they’ll know you don’t really consider them partners. Information is power, and the gain you get from empowering your associates more than offsets the risk of informing your competitors.

    Rule 5 – Appreciate everything your associates do for the business.A paycheck and a stock option will buy one kind of loyalty. But all of us like to be told how much somebody appreciates what we do for them. We like to hear it often, and especially when we have done something we’re really proud of. Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They’re absolutely free — and worth a fortune.

    Rule 6 – Celebrate your successes.Find some humor in your failures. Don’t take yourself so seriously. Loosen up, and everybody around you will loosen up. Have fun. Show enthusiasm – always. When all else fails, put on a costume and sing a silly song. Then make everybody else sing with you. Don’t do a hula on Wall Street. It’s been done. Think up your own stunt. All of this is more important, and more fun, than you think, and it really fools the competition. “Why should we take those cornballs at Wal-Mart seriously?”

    Rule 7 – Listen to everyone in your company.And figure out ways to get them talking. The folks on the front lines — the ones who actually talk to the customer — are the only ones who really know what’s going on out there. You’d better find out what they know. This really is what total quality is all about. To push responsibility down in your organization, and to force good ideas to bubble up within it, you must listen to what your associates are trying to tell you.

    Rule 8 – Exceed your customers’ expectations.If you do, they’ll come back over and over. Give them what they want — and a little more. Let them know you appreciate them. Make good on all your mistakes, and don’t make excuses…apologize. Stand behind everything you do. The two most important words I ever wrote were on that first Wal-Mart sign, “Satisfaction Guaranteed.” They’re still up there, and they have made all the difference.

    Rule 9 – Control your expenses better than your competition.This is where you can always find the competitive advantage. For 25 years running — long before Wal-Mart was known as the nation’s largest retailer — we ranked No. 1 in our industry for the lowest ratio of expenses to sales. You can make a lot of different mistakes and still recover if you run an efficient operation. Or you can be brilliant and still go out of business if you’re too inefficient.

    Rule 10 – Swim upstream.Go the other way. Ignore the conventional wisdom. If everybody else is doing it one way, there’s a good chance you can find your niche by going in exactly the opposite direction. But be prepared for a lot of folks to wave you down and tell you you’re headed the wrong way. I guess in all my years, what I heard more often than anything was: A town of less than 50,000 population cannot support a discount store for very long.

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  62. T MOE

    In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another.
    Voltaire

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  63. EMO T

    A witty saying proves nothing.
    Voltaire

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  64. omfgitsjd

    Just be thankful you don’t get all the government you pay for.

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  65. ZenProfit

    from ibc’s SiteMeter report today:

    VISITS
    Total 3,349,646
    Average Per Day 12,083
    Average Visit Length 2:08
    Last Hour 135
    Today 674
    This Week 84,578

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  66. Peon

    seriously– $29.99 is a joke– How can you complain about that? Over the course of the next month have 3 fewer cocktails when your out to dinner or at a bar. How much is your time worth? If you take one trade you would not have because of the PPT or if it saves you 1 hour of research(im hoping anyone trading this market is making or would be making at least $30/h) is that not worth it?

    Admittedly i have not signed up but it is for entirely different reasons.

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  67. JakeGint

    Quick question to the regulars on ibankcoin, how do you regard st*fel ni*olaus as?, the first * is i and second * is c. Small crocks? Least evil? Patriots in disguise? Or excellent market callers?

    The people I know who work there are good folks. The CEO is kind of an asshat, but their Research has been some of the best on the Street in the last year or so. Take that with a grain, as the “relativity” is key, there.

    They recently bought some piece of Legg Mason’s capital markets group, and got some decent, if hide-bound bankers there as well.

    Final rec: Not a bucket shoppe and maybe even “on the way up” on the tails of a strong research effort.

    St. Looey based, so they’ve got a Midwestern flavah.

    NOTE: This is NOT a rec on their stock, as that’s a huge “who that flu knows given this market” question.

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  68. JakeGint

    The Internet will surely miss the original version of iBC, Now that they just be chargin’ for bloggin’ and the PPT,

    Predictions say they end up like IBOC by the end of 2010!

    WTF are you talking about? This blog hasn’t changed at all, and I can tell you as I’ve seen both sides. The “extra value” side just gets a little deeper into the numbers, reasons, etc, on the picks, that’s all.

    For those of you curious about how the Fly makes his picks, and maybe have some extra queries he can address, it’s a supreme value.

    So stop whining about 2.1 trades (in and out at at $7.99 a trade) per month price. You know this is not a buy and hold market, why not make the investment in some guidance you know is quality?

    If you think 2.1 round trip trades per month is too much, fine, then don’t buy, but STFU already.

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  69. JakeGint

    The Internet will surely miss the original version of iBC,

    Now that they just be chargin’ for bloggin’ and the PPT,

    Predictions say they end up like IBOC by the end of 2010!

    I don’t know WTF you are talking about. This blog has not “lost” anything in regards to content since the opening of the PPT. I know, as I’ve seen both sides.

    The premium side is simply a more serious, more in depth and better explained version of what you see here, combined with analytical materials to assist you in researching trades on your own. Many of you come with questions here (at iBC) to explain “A” or “B” trades Fly speaks of, and PPT is a great place to get those questions answered by Fly and the other bloggers.

    Listen we can all agree this is NOT a “buy and hold” market, so why not get with a sherpa (or six) who can assist you with some guidance. And let’s not talk about the cost, which is about 2.1 round trip trades per month (at $7.99/ trade). That’s egregiously cheap, and if you think of it as “tuition” something of the bargain of a lifetime.

    No, I’m not a shareholder (I wish I was), and I give this testimony freely. Some day you will be bragging to your idiot friends at the bar that you were one of PPT’s first subscribers.

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  70. He Says She

    -has anyone here ever used/subscribed to Theflyonthewall.com or Wallstreetsource for news?

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  71. wiglebot

    Wolf said,
    “Everything is archived and documented”

    Say no more. There is no other free site that logs quality trades as they happen.
    This site is a gold mine if you know what to do with the information.
    .

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  72. The Fly

    theflyonthewall blows.

    Use Briefing.

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  73. MOOBER

    That Nazi thing is crazy. The world is a broken, jacked up place.

    http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2009/03/10/article-1160972-0289A9D3000005DC-576_634x430.jpg

    The guy in the back looks like he has some Mengele on his mind,

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  74. InternationalGroupie
    InternationalGroupie

    Thanks Jake.

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  75. omfgitsjd

    Usually before a government makes it’s National Socialist move, their is some major terrorist incident that calls for emergency suspension of civil liberties and freedoms in order to spy on it’s people, make lists, justify war, and set up prison camps. Usually there is also an economic crisis that precedes or follows the seizure of government power where the government has to step in and take more control.

    Glad that could never happen here.

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  76. MOOBER

    Am I seeing this right, Dow futes just popped +110?

    http://www.bloomberg.com/markets/stocks/futures.html

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  77. Danny

    those quotes are delayed and from last week.

    current SP quote is 748.5, down 6 points, or .7%

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  78. ang

    to the Fly or anyone else that knows. ok, maybe just the fly then.

    is the PPT realtime or simply daily position trading? i can’t fricking tell from the descp and am too lazy to read it again.

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  79. TraderCaddy

    It’s a commercial for the golf tournament so I turned to Bloomberg on the tube and they show Dow Futures -36 points.
    I forgot add that I told my son about the SeeMore putters you spoke about and he was familiar with them. Apparently they have had reps at some of his college tournaments.
    Moober, he may take you up on that offer if he ever gets to Nashville. He has been getting free equipment, etc. from Titleist,Ping, and Bridegestone for years but it will be a new game when he turns pro.

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  80. Danny

    ang- updates intraday but not in realtime

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  81. MOOBER

    http://www.cmegroup.com/market-data/delayed-quotes/equities.html

    yep, shows -36 DJIA

    seems CME changed its web URL for delayed quotes.

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  82. TraderCaddy

    Space Shuttle launch in one hour. Clear sky and hope it will be dark enough so I can get a good view as it enters the horizon from the East.
    Could be one of the last ones as the shuttles will be gone soon.

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  83. Junk Spread

    TC,

    What do you mean by “gone soon”?

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  84. TraderCaddy

    The shuttle will be retired next year.
    It was a good ride.
    Saw some good stuff and unfortunately also saw the Challenger explode in the sky above my office in Jan. 1986. Very eerie and for about two hours afterwards I could still see the streaks in the sky from the explosion. It was a cold day, no clouds (Carolina Blue sky), and no wind.

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29646715/

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  85. TraderCaddy

    Excellent launch.
    Nice orange flumes turning white into a long streak.
    Nice boosters dump.
    Next time (if there is one) I will video and upload it (not that I know how to do it).

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  86. Woodshedder

    As of 7:55, I have the S&P E-minis down 6.75 points or .89%

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  87. Flux Capacitor

    TC: Absolutely beautiful launch – check out the pic in the PG. Breaks my heart that they’re retiring the shuttle fleet.

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  88. TraderCaddy

    Yes Flux. Nice pic.
    That is exactly how it looked as it got above the tree line near my house.
    I will also miss the sonic booms when they returned. Always managed to set off a car alarm or two.

    Maybe we can go to Mars some day.
    Too bad JFK isn’t Prez.

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  89. Manuelstop

    Saw it 100 mi south of you guys–caught the second stage sep. Perfect twilight for it.

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  90. Anon #2

    Come on Fly!! Throw us non-members a Bone!!! How about a report on two of the four horsemen. I’ve had a rough weekend.

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  91. Flux Capacitor

    TC – where’d you watch from? I’m about 30 miles due east of the pad.

    If you want to get angry, go check out the cumulative NASA budget over the last 50 years, adjust for inflation, and then compare that number to any of the stimuli/bailouts we’ve seen in the past six months. For $700bn, we could have the BHO Mars Spaceport in operation by 2011.

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  92. mike

    An alternative to CME for futures: http://www.quote.com/us/futures/quote.action?s=SP

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  93. TraderCaddy

    Flux- I am just outside of Lake Mary. I guess that’s about 45-50 miles from the Launchpad as the crow flies.

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  94. shaz

    I’m on the edge of considering the PPT but I’m hardly the ball busting trader the rest of you are, so I wonder how well it’d work for me other than to remind me that I need more $$$ to play in the burning casino.

    If you’re starting out you have a few options, ride out the traffic via stocktwits which in time will be spammed with crap.

    Go with timothyasshole ….. or PPT. The fly seem like a better bet but Fly ya gotta sell it better. I’ve scoured the web for blog testimonials, reviews anything on PPT, I can’t find jack. You need to get some review love of that thing to get me closer to the hell ya.

    It is cheap I get that, and no doubt informative, i hope, and make some coin sure, but is it beyond me, it could be, i dunno, I’ve flushed bigger game than a mere 30 bucks before, will probably give it a whirl.

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  95. The Fly

    Testimonials?

    The thing was launched less than 1 month ago. Ask around. People will tell you how it owns.

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  96. cebu sun

    Fly: ask your PPT members for testimonials and group them so others can read ’em. Basic marketing. It’s your time to grow now.

    Oh, did you say what your new bizness is?

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  97. jg

    shaz, you dont have to be ball busting to participate or reap benefits. hanging out with the clan is an edu in itself, even if you don’t have much to say, yet. meanwhile, “it owns” is an understatement. people are more than decent, helpful (go out of their way) and welcoming. not to mention, they are hella fiendish and committed, in a gymrat kind of way.

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