Thu, Dec 25, 2014, 10:05 PM EST - U.S. Markets closed for Christmas

Recent

% | $
Quotes you view appear here for quick access.

ConocoPhillips Message Board

stakeholder_9999 4 posts  |  Last Activity: Dec 5, 2014 3:10 PM Member since: Aug 12, 1999
SortNewest  |  Oldest  |  Highest Rated Expand all messages
  • Reply to

    History

    by mitchamz Oct 21, 2014 6:58 PM
    stakeholder_9999 stakeholder_9999 Dec 5, 2014 3:10 PM Flag

    Let's see a little Fremont history for you, mitchamaz,

    Fremont's bank was seized after it failed as the third largest subprime lender in the United States.

    Previously Fremont's Life Insurance Company was seized by the California Division of Insurance after it was accused of $200 Million in defrauding senior citizens and it's Workers' Compensation Insurance company was seized after failing to pay $2.272 Billion (with a B) deficit in accepted but unfunded workers' compensation claims.

    After Fremont exited bankruptcy it performed a 10 to 1 reverse split increasing it's price from 82 cents per share to the current $8.20!

  • Reply to

    Watch Irans boys at Isis step up their attacks

    by nomas333 Nov 29, 2014 3:25 PM
    stakeholder_9999 stakeholder_9999 Nov 30, 2014 11:37 AM Flag

    nomas333,
    "Watch Irans boys at Isis step up their attacks on the Saudis. The Persians are steaming."

    ------------------------------------------------------

    I realize this may be a little difficult for you to understand, nomass333,

    But the Sunni Islam in Saudi Arabia and Iraq have supported ISIS, while the Shi'a Islam in Iran have been supporters of Hezbollah, the Shi'a Islamist militant group and political party based in Lebanon and also the Bashar al-Assad's 13% (including the minority) Alawite sect are Shia Islam that controls the current Syrian government. Sunni Arabs which make up ISIS account for 59–60% of the population, of Syria.

    We must also remember, from the Iranian perspective, how the popular democratically elected government of Iran, Mohammad Mosaddeq, widely regarded as the leading champion of secular democracy and resistance to foreign domination in Iran's modern history was overthrown in the 1953 U.S. CIA and British MI-6 sponsored Coup, after Mosaddeq had seized control of the British Anglo-Iranian Oil Company (AIOC) in Iran.

    President Truman stated at that time:
    "We tried…to get the block headed British to have their Oil company make a fair deal with Iran. No, they could not do that. They know all about how to handle it---we didn't according to them."

    Later under the Eisenhower administration the US government supported and aided in the coup d'état that installed the Shah.

    Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi who was himself overthrown in 1979 which made possible the monarch's subsequent, 25-reign intensified to the increasingly unpopular Shah and the CIA-trained SAVAK, his repressive secret police force, solidified the anti-American "Blowback" character of the revolution in the minds of many Iranians.

    In 2000, Madeleine Albright, U.S. Secretary of State, said that intervention by the U.S. in the internal affairs of Iran was a setback for democratic government. The coup is widely believed to have significantly contributed to Grand Ayatollah Khomeini's 1979 Iranian Revolution, which deposed the "pro-Western" Shah and replaced the monarchy with an "anti-Western" Islamic Republic.

  • Barton Is (Sorta) Sorry for BP Apology

    —By Kate Sheppard

    | Thu Jun. 17, 2010 3:09 PM EDT

    Now Joe Barton is apologizing for his apology to BP, after his fellow Republican leaders distanced themselves from his BP-brown-nosing this morning.

    Except he doesn't actually apologize. He merely retracts the statement and notes regret for using the word "shakedown" and the "impact" his statement had—i.e. he's not sorry he said it, just sorry that it was blown up in the news for being as asinine as it actually was. Here's the statement:

    I apologize for using the term 'shakedown' with regard to yesterday’s actions at the White House in my opening statement this morning, and I retract my apology to BP. As I told my colleagues yesterday and said again this morning, BP should bear the full financial responsibility for the accident on their lease in the Gulf of Mexico. BP should fully compensate those families and businesses that have been hurt by this accident. BP and the federal government need to stop the leak, clean up the damage, and take whatever steps necessary to prevent a similar accident in the future.

    I regret the impact that my statement this morning implied that BP should not pay for the consequences of their decisions and actions in this incident.

  • Reply to

    BP Got Caught Cheating

    by vikkitrader Sep 17, 2014 3:29 PM
    stakeholder_9999 stakeholder_9999 Sep 30, 2014 1:52 PM Flag

    BP's statement is patently false !!!!

    278. It is also noted that BP’s Accident Investigation Report did not mention the 8:52 p.m. phone call between Vidrine and Hafle, and in fact states, “The investigation team has found no evidence that the rig crew or well site leaders consulted anyone outside their team about the pressure abnormality.”104 This statement is patently false. As reflected in the BP investigators’ notes and as members of the investigation team admitted at trial, the BP investigation team was aware of the 8:52 p.m. phone call.

    531. For these reasons, the Court concludes that a corporation is vicariously liable under the CWA’s enhanced penalty provision for the gross negligence and/or willful misconduct of its employees. Consequently, the Court need not determine whether BPXP authorized or ratified the conduct, or whether Vidrine and Hafle (or any other BP employee) were “managerial agents,” or any other attribution standard that may apply under general maritime law, “traditional” common law, or any other law or jurisdiction.

COP
70.13-0.92(-1.29%)Dec 24 1:02 PMEST

Trending Tickers

i
Trending Tickers features significant U.S. stocks showing the most dramatic increase in user interest in Yahoo Finance in the previous hour over historic norms. The list is limited to those equities which trade at least 100,000 shares on an average day and have a market cap of more than $300 million.
Yahoo! Inc.
NASDAQWed, Dec 24, 2014 1:00 PM EST