Comments on: Counterparties: Spanish bond yields relief http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/04/19/counterparties-spanish-bond-yields-relief/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Christofurio http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/04/19/counterparties-spanish-bond-yields-relief/comment-page-1/#comment-38490 Mon, 30 Apr 2012 02:04:26 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=13336#comment-38490 Mr Fox,

It was, of course, the link to the story about Argentina’s theft of a controlling share of a formerly-privatized oil company.

Argentina is the darned physicist, and …

Never mind.

Tip your waitresses.

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By: MrRFox http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/04/19/counterparties-spanish-bond-yields-relief/comment-page-1/#comment-38118 Fri, 20 Apr 2012 06:12:22 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=13336#comment-38118 NYC taxi owners need to follow the example of the Wall Street mob and get one of their own in as Secty. of Transportation – then they wouldn’t have to worry about competitors poaching their turf.

Slim-Fast poster-boy Brad Delong needs to confine himself to the Berkeley campus, and should (along with other academics) be shot on sight if he ever again sets foot in DC.

BW needs to tell us who the hell bought those bonds at the auctions. Bet big money is was somebody being funded by free money from the ECB, IMF etc. Who else would be crazy enough to use his own money ….?

@Christo – well, gonna tell us the answer in this lifetime?

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By: Christofurio http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/04/19/counterparties-spanish-bond-yields-relief/comment-page-1/#comment-38110 Fri, 20 Apr 2012 00:59:07 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=13336#comment-38110 Atom walks into a bar. Bartender says, “why so glum?”

Atom says, “some damn physicist stole one of my electrons.”

Bartender: Are you sure?

Atom: Of course I’m sure. I’m positive.

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Pop quiz. Which of the above stories made me think of this joke. No, it was not completely random.

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By: mfw13 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/04/19/counterparties-spanish-bond-yields-relief/comment-page-1/#comment-38106 Thu, 19 Apr 2012 22:59:32 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=13336#comment-38106 Anybody else think that the reason the stock market is now nineteen times more volatile than economic fundamentals might have something to do with the rise in high-frequency trading?

After all, if you are only holding a trade for milliseconds, who cares what’s happening in the real world?

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