Scott MalkinsonHaven't we all had and heard enough about TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Program),  BusinessWeek had to go ahead and put together a brilliant article today titled, Is TARP Really a TRAP?  The Masters response is even more important, is Scott Malkinson really Scott Malkinson?

Bored_Web_surfingHappy Friday - now that the election is over, what are you going to do with yourself? Here are some tips, courtesy of Slate.com:

Celebrate Good Obama, come on.  Its Obama, Obama...

 

Brilliant words from the Fly at iBankcoin.com - Do not think, for one second, any of those asshats will risk tanking the stock market and the economy, while most economists say such a plan is needed.

Jack Bauer to police Wall Street

JACK BAUER, WALL STREET ENFORCEREx-Bear Stearns Fund Managers Arrested by FBI Agents and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson pushing for new powers for the Federal Reserve...what's next?  There's only one answer.  Promote a badass to get everything under control, the answer?

Jack Bauer.

All the way back from October 2006, for those of you who missed this one - enjoy. 

 

"There are two kinds of people in this world that go around beardless-boys and women, and I am neither one." - Old Greek saying

Fast Money's Solar Stock Picks

Tough not to agree here, gas prices pushing all time highs, upcoming election with a focus on Green everything...Solar stocks will benefit.  As mentioned on Fast Money's show last Friday, solar stocks have seen 50% pullbacks including Sunpower (SPWR), Trinity (TRN), and Master favorite Evergreen (ESLR). Better yet, run out and get your solar lawn shower today, I mean really, who buys this crap?

Fellow Stockmasters, passing on this hilarious article from the Onion today on Southwest Airlines. Enjoy.

GM Introduces New 2008 Line Of Layoffs

It's Friday, the market is closed, it's time to put your feet up and read something that will make your laugh, courtesy of theonion.com.

 

DETROIT—Calling it the automotive company's "toughest and longest-lasting" line of cutbacks to date, General Motors proudly unveiled its new 2008 model layoffs on Monday, bringing months of rumor and speculation to an end.

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