While Yahoo provides a great service in maintaining this message board, it is unfortunately ruined by the knuckleheads who use it for purposes other than that for which it was intended. Fortunately, Yahoo provides another vehicle which can be used and this is Yahoo Groups. I have established one such group. You can join this group by going to groups(dot)yahoo(dot)com, and entering "Citigroup_C" in the field where you are asked to Find a Yahoo! Group. Then just join the group using your regular Yahoo account. Warning: This group is only for posters who are interested in having serious discussions on Citigroup stock. All others will be quickly identified and banned. The benefit to members is that you will not need to filter thru dozens (100's ?) of posts to find one intelligent/relevant one. DPMOIL
Membership to the Yahoo Groups is now up to 44, and we're off to a great start. My studies have shown we will need about 100 members to hit critical mass, where we have the optimal exchange of thoughts/observations/insights/comments re Citigroup. Remember serious/intelligent posters only. You can join this group by going to groups(dot)yahoo(dot)com, and entering "Citigroup_C" in the field where you are asked to Find a Yahoo! Group. Then just join the group using your regular Yahoo account. DPMOIL
Over 30 people have made the right decision to join the Yahoo Group message board. Be an early adopter. p.s. If you are not a Serious/intelligent posters, you need not apply. DPMOIL
"History has seen this kind of secession attempt before. The 1865 Civil War, the 2001 Palm Board".
Docktor - I prefer the analogy of a group of dissidents leaving their homeland, traveling across the Atlantic, and setting up shop near Plymouth Rock. It is not so much a secession as it is a recognition that this board has serious problems, and we need to establish a new entity that will eliminate those problems. DPMOIL
Docktor: The Yahoo Groups represents a widepsread change for the Citigroup message board. For some time now, the Yahoo message board for Citigroup has been broken. Over 93% of the posts have nothing to do with C stock ! This is an outrage. So the Yahoo Group message board offers an option. Some have speculated that DPMOIL will act as jury/judge/executioner; however, DPMOIL's role is strictly to police the message board consistent with clearly established rules for posting and well-defined punishment for violating those rules. I look forward to the support of the serious/intelligent posters. DPMOIL
groups(dot)yahoo(dot)com where the "(dot)" is replaced with "." When you get to that webpage, you will see a "Find a Yahoo! Group". Enter "Citigroup_C" in the box and click "Search". DPMOIL
History has seen this kind of secession attempt before. The 1865 Civil War, the 2001 Palm Board,.. I have a feeling it will be crickets over there. Or maybe some fluff and pump about C going to $10 by end of the year, or references to Cramer and other analysts comments, who we all know are doing the opposite of what they report. But I doubt there'll be any indepth intelligent review of the financial statements, such as the rate of rise of profits vs the rate of rise (or decline) of provisions for defaults, asset values,...etc like loans, MBS's, CDO's, traunche status etc at both the good bank and the bad bank. Or the discussion of company fundamentals and phasenous with market irrationality and on and on. Otherwise it would be on the general board and drown out the mischief and chicanery (which excludes my enlightening posts).
I say we give this a try, I am so over hearing about obama and get rich quick schemes, and of course the pervs, bashers, pumpers ect....lets try this group and see how it goes. Nothing ventured nothing gained.