Obama's intrade price jumps almost 10 points after convention.

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    When this becomes a real vote or real part of the electoral college, I will say it means something more than just entertainment
     
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    Given Romney's comments on one half of Americans, the situation in Egypt and Libya, and what constitutes a middle class income, you can add another ten points to that in the coming week.
     
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    Its information relayed by a free and open market. I fail to understand why you do not realize the power of the market.
     
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    I agree. Prediction markets aren't perfect, nor do they predict the actual result - they really should be called probability markets - but they are generally more accurate than polls.
     
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    Probability "markets" are no more reliable than a Democrat sponsored poll of registered voters stacked with a disproportionate amount of dims.

    More or less.
     
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    It's like that time that Reagan got his ass kicked by the mighty President Peanut.

    Oh wait....
     
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    ? Why ? Because people with money want to pay more for a future than they think its worth?
     
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    Because it's betting on something as mercurial as politics in America.
     

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