Entries Tagged as 'cnbc'

Epic DOW Drop Is Epic – You See What Happens?

August 8th, 2011 · 5 Comments · breaking news, cnbc, fail, jim cramer, markets

Remember when the DOW dropped 500 points last Thursday? Remember when “people” were saying “Hey, there, kid! It’s a tremendous buying opportunity! Oversold!! Buy the dip!!” Well, I really hope you didn’t listen. Because falling knives are really sharp. Since the United States got downgraded Friday by S&P from AAA to AA+, things have taken […]

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He Just Went For The High-Quality Tail

February 17th, 2010 · 1 Comment · cnbc

Having plowed his way through CNBC (rumor has it Larry Kudlow was the lone holdout, the prude), human sex machine Charlie Gasparino is leaving the hallowed halls of that network to take the many cherries at rival Fox Business Network. The well-known and volatile Mr. Gasparino, who played a pivotal role in CNBC’s coverage of […]

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CNBC Lowers Bar Again

September 1st, 2009 · 8 Comments · cnbc, fail

It’s become something of a custom for CNBC personalities to be silly and/or ignorant, but it’s generally on matters related directly to monetary policy or the markets (except for the Fast Money crew, those guys are cool). It’s rare that any of the CNBC peeps get to flaunt their half-witted chops outside the confines of […]

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How CNBC Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The TARP

July 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment · bailout, cnbc

TARP watchdog (not to be confused with TARPdog, handed out by Citi to prospective customers) Neal Barofsky gave us some extremely ugly numbers today as to our total potential liability if bailed-out banks go sour and their investments fall off a cliff: “Although large in its own right, TARP is only a part of the […]

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Chuck Schwab Wouldn’t Hit It

July 10th, 2009 · 3 Comments · cnbc

CNBC has been touting “Porn: Business Of Pleasure” for the last couple weeks, which you’d think would be good news for ratings. However, unfortunately, it looks like the documentary is going to involve a lot of pulling out. Wait, get your mind out of the gutter. I’m talking about ADVERTISERS, silly: EXCLUSIVE – CNBC’s porn […]

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