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Fri Mar 4

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FastMike replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:25 PM

Re: Frankly....

"...If you are over 55 years old, then companies do not want to invest time and money into training old timers..."

Dear Jaagu:

60+ and in great health. What's troubling is knowing other 'skilled, experienced' people [more]

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FastMike replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:55 PM

Re: Frankly....

BINGO!

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FastMike replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:01 AM

Re: Frankly....

"...I enjoyed working free lance from home while I was doing it..."

Dear Denny:

I really like freelancing as well, and I'm getting a lot of exposure. The problem is there are so many unemployed FX analyst, Financial [more]

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FastMike replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:55 AM

Re: Frankly....

"...you hear about job opening by word of mouth..."

Dear JLC:

Oh you've got that right. The "good jobs", like the one I've mentioned in this thread, mysteriously remain unfilled.... among [more]

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FastMike replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:52 AM

Re: Frankly....

"...There or few if any openings in Network, Electronics, and/or maintenance..."

Dear Quaz:

I don't mind the cold. I've started looking out-of-area; I'd hate to start over at this point but I might have to. Also, [more]

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FastMike replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:47 AM

Re: Frankly....

"...?but most just offering temporary jobs or project work..."

Dear hound:

I didn't know about your health and I hope you're okay.

Like Tim noted, the "L" does also mean lousy pay. WilleB has also [more]

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FastMike posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:40 AM

Frankly....

"...The U.S. economy added 242,000 jobs in February while the unemployment rate held steady at 4.9 percent. Economists were expecting 190,000 new positions and no change in the jobless figure..."

Dear productive [more]

Thu Mar 3

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FastMike replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:29 PM

Re: Really, really?.... Really?

P.S. High output cost a bad choice of words. Better: high profit margin, and I mean ridiculously high profit margin......

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FastMike replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:50 AM

Re: Really, really?.... Really?

"...You know rather than a job..."

Dear quaz:

Yes, and from experience I know that there are several 'beekeepers' who frequent this board. That's where the money is, it seems. (Any beekeepers out there, please chime [more]

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FastMike posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:36 AM

Really, really?.... Really?

"...My momma always said, "Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get..."

Dear interested Fools:

Went for a walk on a beautifully sunny early March morning. It's one of those in [more]

Tue Mar 1

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FastMike posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:06 PM

Correct me if I'm wrong

"...U.S. stocks kicked off March on a solid note Tuesday as the major averages extended gains, helped by a rise in oil prices and a better-than-expected ISM manufacturing report..."

Dear excited Fools:

The financial [more]

Thu Feb 25

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FastMike replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:33 AM

Re: Jim Cramer Nailed It

"...something happening here what it is ain't exactly clear..."

Dear Tim:

Woof! Flashback! I hope things never get that bad again!!

I wouldn't want to go back to the 60s-70s ever, ever, [more]

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FastMike posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:45 AM

Jim Cramer Nailed It

"...When you look beyond the market's tight linkage to the price of oil, the idea that we could be headed into a recession has become a powerful theme, a whispered undercurrent in this environment that surfaces whenever oil takes a [more]

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FastMike replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:08 AM

Re: Crude reality

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Wed Feb 24

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FastMike posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:05 PM

Crude reality

"...One analyst said he expects Wall Street banks to get ahead of energy loan loss news and announce expanded capital reserves to offset loans to companies in the energy, mining and metals space in advance of [more]

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FastMike replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:43 PM

Re: Anybody else unable to post?

"...Whatever was wrong last night is still wrong..."

Dear Dave:

I think the problem was widespread. I had trouble earlier today; had to close aaaallll my work, reboot, do it again, reboot the modem, restart etc. It [more]

Fri Feb 19

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FastMike replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:08 AM

Re: Japan's NIRP risks run-on-banks

"...The Bank will apply a negative interest rate of minus 0.1 percent to current accounts that financial institutions hold at the Bank..."

Dear hound:

The BOJ move is getting way too much press. First look at the [more]

Wed Feb 17

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FastMike replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:41 PM

Re: Central bankers 'don't have a clue'

"...We got a bunch of academics and bureaucrats who don't have a clue what they're doing..."

Dear Dave:

I wouldn't put it that way. It's more like the Fed is 30 years behind the time.

Here's a [more]

Mon Feb 8

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FastMike replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:27 PM

Re: Control Panel: Trend reversal?

"...A single Control Panel is a snapshot of conditions... ...If the Fed had not pinned the short end at 0.25% it is likely that the curve would be flattening, a classic indication of approaching recession... ...The most important story last [more]

Wed Feb 3

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FastMike posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:42 PM

Food Stamps for Thought

"...About 45.4 million Americans, roughly one-seventh of the population, received nutrition aid last October, the most recent month of data. Unemployment was 5 percent that month..."----Bloomberg

Dear data starved [more]

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