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HuffPo: Goldman shorted Gulf of Mexico

I am not sure what to think of this. It appears GS had some sort of short position on rig failures in the Gulf one day before the accident.

"One oil rig goes down and we're going to be rolling in dough," Mr. Tourre wrote in one email. "Suck it, fishies and birdies!"


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Teach a man to fish and you feed him for the rest of his life.
Teach a man to phish and he'll clean out your bank account.

SteveMT's picture

Check your facts first!

Andy Borowitz (born January 4, 1958) is a comedian and satirist who won the first National Press Club award for humor, and is known for creating the satirical website the Borowitz Report.



sorry... %(

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No worries, dducks.

I saw this story yesterday and was one click away from posting it before I looked a little deeper into the author. A further Google search told to wait and see.

Alex Jones mentioned it on his show yesterday, and I wonder if he checked it out?

It still may it true.

I doubt an uncomplicated simple explosion, but time will tell.

I am sure you are right.

How could one short the 'Gulf Coast'?


error sorry

my bad.


What did you do?