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  • A grade of pencil with lead that makes darker marks than a pencil grade 4B but lighter marks than a pencil of grade 6B; a pencil with very soft lead.


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  • Each of their lead drugs are estimated to do around $1. 5B a year, yet they already have $5. 5B+ market caps.

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  • Steve Baker Reports: Man Sentenced In Hitting Bike Cop Steve Baker Reports On First Financial Bank In St. Marys Springfield Woman Attacked By Boyfriend Student To Be Arraigned In Craigslist Slaying US To Give Chrysler $500M, GM $5B In New Aid Obama Open To Torture Probe, Prosecution Scientists Discover Earth-Sized Planet Chrysler Lenders Offer $2. 5B For Equity Swap IMF: US To Suffer $2. 7T In Credit Losses - Local News

  • GM Liquidity Position • Liquidity position of $21. 0B at June 30, 2008 - Includes $0. 5B of readily-available VEBA assets - Represents decrease of $ (2.9) B from prior quarter • Reflects negative adjusted automotive OCF driven primarily by lower Q2 production in GMNA, including impact of American Axle strike • Additionally had access to about $5B of undrawn, committed U.S. credit facilities at June 30, 2008 - Total available liquidity of approximately $26B at the end of Q2 - Have subsequently provided notice to draw $1B under secured revolver • Net liquidity of $ (19.5) B, $ (3.3) B lower than prior quarter resulting primarily from lower Q2 2008 cash balance - Debt balance in Q2 2008 at $40. 5B, slightly higher than prior quarter 30

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  • 20: 00 US December Consumer Credit (- $13B to +$5B versus - $17. 5B November).

  • Wednesday, March 18 2009 at 6. 5B is grossly undervalued.

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  • Stick with me on the math -- 58% of $14. 5B is $8. 4B, and 36% of $14. 5B is $5. 2B.

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  • The FAA issued a directive last year ordering a different model of the CFM56 brand - known as the 5B series - to undergo rigorous testing to prevent compressor stalls.


  • Best case, society spent $10B to invent one new cure when it could have spent just $5B and used the other $5B to find something else.

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  • On the macro scale gov't is still spending $5B on parks ... just not as efficently as if such shady activities didn't exist.

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