There have been a lot of dramatic steps taken by the Fed and the SEC to prevent the deserved collapse of some banks. While I understand that they don’t want to see a run on the banking sector I don’t think that would be the case if the market were left to sort things out on its own.
The current market is brutal and I think some of the selling is getting overdone. Almost all stocks, except speculative oil stocks, have been sold off indiscriminately. I think the indiscriminant selling provides opportunity for those who are willing to think like contrarians and exercise patience.
I read a lot of articles about the price of oil and I have read quite a few lately that quoted some moron claiming the steep rise in the price of oil has had nothing to do with speculation. These morons claim that oil is trading solely on supply and demand fundamentals. That is absolutely absurd.
AgFeed Industries is a company that has experienced strong growth over the past year and the company is forecasting even stronger growth in the coming year. The company has given tremendous guidance for 2008 and if the company can meet its numbers the stock price should continue its rapid ascent.
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