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Old 05-18-2009, 01:41 PM
 
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And just to add some , uh fuel, to the debate, look at who is in FAVOR of "smart carbon cap and trade" and WHY:

Smart Grid: Exelon CEO Wants Carbon Cap, Long-Term Renewable PTC, Loan Guarantees for Nuclear Power - Smart Grid News - Grid Modernization and the Smart Grid

Atomic Insights Blog: Unfriending Exelon - I take back all of the positive articles I have written about the company
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Old 05-18-2009, 02:01 PM
 
Location: Conejo Valley, CA
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So here is the set of headlines today...one day does not a trend or a recovery make, but this is how the news has been coming for the last month or so. Don't see much of a trend toward massive deflation. Sorry to be the anti-bear, but I think some folks just can't see the silver lining for all the clouds.
The headlines from mainstream media? The media is bipolar, just a few months ago they were talking about how the world was going to end.

There are some indicators that are improving, they are hardly "recovering though". But this is to be expected, at some point the bleeding has to stop and the recession is already 1.5 years long. But what happens next? A moderation or even a bottoming out of key indicators does not exclude a Japanese like lost decade. It also does not exclude a double dip recession. What is going to drive growth going forward?
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Old 05-19-2009, 08:00 PM
 
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When our own energy dept with the present administration says that the answer is more efficent cars and $8.00 a gallon gasoline like in euorope last year who have to wander where the elites heads are. That and the cap and trade that is estimated to cost every family a average of $3000 a year more.Then there will be pressures to have people change from car made before the new standards to get rid of them besides those high prices.High emiision fees or what who knows.
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Old 05-19-2009, 08:16 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Well texdav, then you'll HAVE to buy a new car and who best to buy it from then GM/Chrysler ?
One hand feeds the other.
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