are you serious that some brokers investments actually pay people to post in new message boards and forums and pay people in news media and news shows to say positive things about stocks and tell to buy buy blindly in stocks like rimm and apple or any stock? WHAT A CROCK THAT GUYS ON tv LIKE CRAMER TELL PEOPLE TO BUY BUY BUY SAYING IF YOU HAVE CASH YOU NEED TO BUY BUY..WELL FACT IS PEOPLE ARE BROKE THEY HAVE NO CASH TO BUY. THE CASH THIS MARKET IS ON IS PHANTOM CASH. PEOPLE WITH CASH SHOULD JUST SPEND IT OR BUY STUFF FOR TODAY RATHER THAN PAPER. THAT CAN LOSE MONEY. full disclosure: i don't work for any hedge fund and isn't paid to post my opinions about the market as 'dead cat bounce' on gov't welfare support and when the fed is broke and can no longer support the stock market ponzi scheme with phantom money it doesn't have the game is over like all suckers rally. A SUCKERS RALLY OR DEAD COUNT BOUNCE IS MARKET JUST GOES UP BECAUSE OF SHORT COVERING OR SUCKERS THINK THEY ARE GETTING BARGAIN AND DREAMERS OR PLAIN OLD EMBEZZLEMENT FROM INVESTMENT BANKS OR MUTUAL FUNDS TO MARKET MAKERS...CLASSIC WALL STREET EMBEZZLEMENT ....THESE GUYS MAKE THEIR MONEY EMBEZZLEMENT AND KICKBACKS NOT IN TRADING OR DAYTRADING..THE BIG MONEY IS IN EMBEZZLEMENT AND KICKBACKS. FUND MANAGER GET KICKBACKS FOR BUYING STOCK FROM BROKERS OR MARKET MAKERS..IT'S COMMOND PRACTIC PAID UNDER THE TABLE FOR BROKERS OR MARKET MAKERS TO PAY A TIP TO FUND MANAGER FOR BUYING THEIR STOCK...DAYTRADING IS CHICKEN SH$$T OR FOR THE THE BIRDS.....I'M BIRD IN THIS MARKET. TRADING FOR CRUMBS. AND THESE RICH BASTARDS TRY TO SCARE THE GOV'T OF 'RECESSION' IF THEY DON'T GET TAX BREAK OR TAX CUT...ETC.. MORE CAPITAL TAX GAIN TAX CUT LIKE THEY ACTUALLY WORKED FOR THEIR CAPITAL GAINS WALL STTREET..MOST OF THE CAPITAL GAINS IN WALL STREET IS LIKE LOTTERY AND EMBEZZLED ILL GOTTEN GAINS. THESE BASTARDS LIKE GOLDMAN SACHS SOLD WORTHLESS BONDS AND INFLATED AND SHORTED STOCKS THAT CAUSE THE MELTDOWN LIKE ALWAYS.