The price of oil is rising Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! More profits for the energy companies, and more investments in “clean energy.”
Most of the new jobs created in March were part-time or temporary Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! Since the economy has turned the corner full-time job offers are practically a sure thing.
But didn’t wages go down too? Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! Revenues – Costs = Profits!
41 states have revenue shortfalls Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! Various states have always complained about shortfalls. It’s another sign that things are getting back to normal.
8 million people are still unemployed Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! That’s 8 million spenders, not savers.
Interest rates are rising Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! Yet another sign that the economy is getting stronger.
Stocks may be going up but on very low volume Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! That means the “dumb money” hasn’t even bought into this rally yet.
People have a lot of concerns and uncertainty about the future Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! Not until the “wall of worry” ends will this party be over.
So much new liquidity will cause inflation Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! Stocks are one of the best hedges against inflation.
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are bankrupting us Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! Don’t get mad, get even. Debit the Treasury and Credit the defense companies.
Inflation in China is picking up Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! That should dampen any bubbles that some people worry about.
Gold is going up in price Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! This is a broad-based rally.
Wait, maybe gold is going down Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! That means economic fears are dissipating.
Actually the gold price seems to be consolidating and moving sideways Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! A sell off or rally would mean things are overheating.
Iran seems determined to develop it’s nuclear program Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! More nuclear power plants means less demand on oil which means lower energy costs which means more profits.
Israel may be forced to handle Iran themselves militarily Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! That will kick-start the construction industry when we rebuild both sides.
The Health Insurance Reform bill is an abomination Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! If insurance premiums rise there will be subsidies; if doctors check out they’ll be replaced with cheap foreign ones; if care is rationed then costs will be controlled and profits ensured.
And now the student loan programs are nationalized Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! Good riddance for the banks. Now the government can garnish wages and lower the deficit.
The markets are being purposely manipulated with government money Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! What’s not to like? That means the market ain’t going down no matter what.
Big Media is spewing propaganda about the economy Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! Perception is reality. People only know what they’re taught. Advertising works.
Greece may default Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! Greek bond holders will make up their loses in the stock market.
Japan is a bug in search of a windshield Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! Just imagine how much more deficit spending we need to do to beat them.
The Euro is getting weaker Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! King dollar is back.
A $400+ trillion financial mine field of derivatives are set to go off Ã¢â‚¬â€œ BULLISH! Let’s start the rumor that if the stock market tanks we’ll all be dead”