The German Election Was Not A Euro Referendum

The media is going to say that the CDU lost because of Greece, the bail out and the airwaves are going to go on, and on, and on about this. But you need to look at the facts much closer. First look at the winners and losers: Look at the results. The CDU, and SPD (more…)

The Greek Demonstrations Will Slow Down Dramatically!

Everybody thinks that the Greek demonstrations will continue. I am going to say they will slow down dramatically. Reason? In einem tödlichen Inferno eskalierten die Proteste in Griechenland. Der Ministerpräsident zeigt sich bestürzt über den Tod dreier Menschen. Eines der Opfer war offenbar eine schwangere Frau. Let me translate. The demonstrators went heavy with the (more…)

Moody’s, Fitch’s and S&P Ratings Are Being Disingenuous

So here we go Portugal is placed on review for downgrade. Moody’s Investors Service said it has put Portugal’s Aa2 government bond ratings on review for possible downgrade, while the government’s Prime-1 short-term rating was affirmed. Moody’s expects that, in the event of a downgrade, Portugal’s Aa2 ratings would fall by one, or at most (more…)

Hedge Funds Colluding To Take Down The Euro!

I can accept things when they are bad news, or problematic. But I can’t accept things when there is no real reason. The Euro Drop is such an example. 200 pips in a day? That is a 0.2% percentile action. What that tells me is that something is at hand. The typical response is “Greece”. (more…)

My Hat is off to Greece!

I have been a very very vocal critic of Greece and how I thought they were incapable of tightening their belt. Well I stand corrected! Greece from what I see I have to say, “thank-you you are showing the kind of metal you are made off. As a Eurozone citizen I am impressed and will (more…)

Interview with Herb Greenberg at

There is a great QA with Herb Greenberg over at TheKirkReport. A few snips from the article: … Kirk: For good or for ill, how do you see financial journalism evolving with the use of blogs and other social media? Herb Greenberg: The good: Leveling the playing field with an enormous amount of information. Bad: (more…)

Christian Gross Still Blogging Great Stuff at

Christian no longer crossposts here, but he’s still an investor geek, blogging great stuff over at his blog at Here are a few articles I found interesting: Why “You Should Have Known Better” Does Not Cut It! Why The Republicans are Wrong To Block the SEC! Why We Are Not Buying Apple IPads WRT (more…)

Just got an email from the guys at (like “share reports”) about the launch of that site. It looks pretty interesting. You can browse and buy financial reports or … upload reports of your own to sell. Worth a look.

STOP THE PRESSES!!! Greek Deficit is 40% of Budget…

I know I said I would stop publishing on InvestorGeeks. However, I saw something that I would like people to comment on. Because I think it is very important, I would like as many people as possible to comment to say whether I am right or wrong. If I am wrong I will delete this (more…)

My Last Posting…

Well folks, my journey at InvestorGeeks has come to an end. I want to thank the Investor Geeks for giving me the opportunity to post, and comment. It was fun. I will be continuing my posting on my own blog at If you wish to follow me, head on over there, otherwise it was (more…)