I think the sky is fixing to fall. I have looked at charts of the Dow and Nasdaq and S&P 500. I don't think they look good. I am going to cash, of course thats only about $250.00. I am wondering what you guys and girls think. The US deficit is a little out of hand, almost overdrawn by about $350.00, but I will send them that. The credit balance in the US is almost ready to fall over. I think steel, copper and aluminum have replaced gold and silver as far as precious metals go. I know this post is a little humorous, but I am serious. What do you think. I live outside of Houston, Texas and I grew up there. The oil and gas companys here just reported record profits. The oil companys have reported record profits, one of them set a record for profits made by a company. I don't know which one now, but I will research it if necessary. Next Qestion, What do you believe are the top ten stocks to buy for long range investment. And please don't give me any crap, as I know the moderator has his hands full on other threads. Besides, I will personally come to your house and uplug your refrigarator and your beer will get hot. And lets not forget the wonderful job going on in Iraq. Politics should be left to hangmen and wars should be left to warriors.