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  • astral_tsar astral_tsar Sep 15, 2008 5:23 PM Flag

    My Goodness

    My goodness, some of tehse "financials" sure are doing poorly. Is there some way to check whether any ofmy stocks are financials? Like on Google or something?

    I have a bunch of ITIC, I sure hoep it is not finanancial!


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    • If I can't that coverage from AIG, I will see if there are any representatives of Equity Funding still around from when they went bankrupt many years ago.

    • pmlljl,
      The bear regrets to inform you that ANAT will offer neither Congressional excessive-hot-air nor Congressional broken-campaign-promise insurance after he takes over and tows headquarters to the North Pole. Perhaps AIG could assist you in obtaining such coverage.

    • pj:

      Can I get hurricane protection caused by excessive hot air from congress? I think that is the most certain threat these days. May Barney Frank and Chris Dodd and Nancy Pelosi be promoted to dog catchers.

    • pmlljl,
      Sounds good--just remember how to prepare your deposits to us:

      "pj" written on each Benjamin (so that those who find them will know what they are for)

      no deposits on windy days (unless you want to have a chasing and handling fee of 1% for each mph by which the avg wind speed for the day exceeds 10 mph deducted from your deposit)

      dump off SOUTH side of Hwy. 95 bridge between Casino Center and LV Blvd exits downtown (one of our competitors takes deposits on the north side) when you hear the bear roar from beneath the bridge

      BTW as the new mgmt of ANAT we may be offering travel hurricane insurance that pays back visitors whose cars are blown off downtown LV highway bridges by hurricane force winds while tossing Benjamins from the window--a risk no sane person would want to bear.

    • pj:

      I would like to sign you up as my insurance agent in order to cover me with all the exotic coverages you can dream up.

      I have an extreme phobia of being attacked and ravaged by cooties among other things. Can you help me?

      As always, cost is no object when it comes to my contentedness and well being. I look forward to you thoughtful proposals and I will be happy to convert my trading gains in BRKB and CEG in to Benjamins to pay your gargantuan but yet reasonable fees.

    • pmlljl,
      The bear has some ideas, too. Do you ever worry about marauding flocks of penguins invading your home and destroying your stuff? How about asteroid strikes?

      We'll also be offering a policy that pays off the mortgage of a homeowner abducted by aliens, although this could create moral hazard, tempting homeowners struggling with mortgage payments to leave their skylights unlocked.

    • pj:

      As a ground floor tenant in a three story apartment building, I am only mildy afraid of roof collapse from a blizzard in southern California in summertime. However, I really admire your out of the box thinking. Actually, I was so impressed that I forwarded your message to the vice president of human resources at American International Group with my strongest recommendation that they recruit you to be their strategist for new insurance coverages. I am sure that with you forming creative new insurance opportunities, they will be able to repay the feds the $85,000,000,000 in no time. In fact, I am so sure that this will work that I just put in a market order to buy 1000000000000000000000000000 shares of AIG tomorrow morning. Please don't let me down. I am counting on you.

    • pmlljl,
      The bear and I, once we take control of ANAT and its temporary beach-home-flotilla headquarters, plan to cut costs by not reopening the land-based Galveston HQ and making the flotilla headquarters permanent. That way, we can paddle from one nautical disaster where we are exposed to any other to be on-site and responsive to any of our newly-homeless policyholders strong enough to swim out to us in international waters, where we will suffer less regulation.

      We will still be pillars of the Galveston insurance scene--only it will be earthquakes against which we will insure Galvestonianites, not hurricanes! (As I already mentioned, it will be Las Vegas homeowners to whom we will offer hurricane insurance.)

      Would you be interested in one of our new Southern Calif. policies insuring against roof collapse in the event of a summer blizzard?

    • pj:

      Hurricane insurance in Las Vegas sounds like a good plan because I don't think there should be as much damage from the flood surge.

    • pmlljl,
      15 shares here and 15 shares there, and before you know it I'll be challenging the Moodys and their 10+ million shares for control. After taking control, we'll move HQ to Carp, NV and begin selling hurricane insurance in Las Vegas.

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