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Sat Nov 11

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JasperCapital posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:27 PM

top top is in, part 2

Another top feature is the recent creation of the FANG, or FAANG or whatever it is, futures contract

the idea that there is enough demand to create that narrow of a contract, considering the run those stocks have had and the valuations they [more]

Fri Nov 10

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JasperCapital posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:27 PM

the top is near?

Just reading about Bitcoin's move, and hearing that a futures contract is under consideration on it, I think this marks a top. Another thing i heard on bubble vision is that bitcoin might have a "special dividend". Has this somehow [more]

Mon Nov 6

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:41 AM

Re: Pitching Saudi Aramco for NYSE

Wouldn't that mean that Saudi would actually have to come clean on their reserves?


yes, I believe they said they would disclose reserves AFTER the IPO.... but isn't it required as part of the initial filings pre-IPO? you [more]

Mon Oct 30

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:28 PM

Re: Amazon lockers at Whole Foods.....

i don't get the lock thing either. a lot of these things just seem like ways to get press releases and a little attention. maybe the locker is useful for some people. maybe they think it also helps drive traffic to the store. maybe it is safer [more]

Thu Oct 26

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:53 AM

Re: OverCredentialism Make 4Labor Market Inefficient

the nondegree people should be willing to work for much less, since they can start their career earlier and aren't saddled with educational debt.

plus most job training is on the job, and has little to do with anything learned in [more]

Mon Oct 23

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:17 PM

Re: Noblesse Oblige is dying everywhere.

isn't there a competing narrative that human nature is for people to seek out a free lunch, and to take advantage of this perceived ethical wealth? Without taking a counter measure, you would end up with a tragedy of the commons in which the [more]

Sat Oct 21

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:08 PM

Re: Not if, but when....

>>When will the annual US deficit be $1T or more?


summation of government attitude toward debt:
I will glAdly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today

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Fri Oct 20

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:44 PM

Re: Blowing bubbles?

>>Anyone else find this alarming?


Party on Wayne....
Party on, Garth

Wed Oct 4

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:39 AM

Re: I hate "breaking news" headlines..

So, does "wiped out" mean cancelled, or paid in full? If cancelled, wouldn't that upset the Wall Street crowd, ....


Er Steve, there is one thing your current POTUS knows a whole lot about?



running a [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:38 AM

Re: I hate "breaking news" headlines...

anyone that expects government debts to be paid in full..... funny

Wed Sep 13

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:29 PM

Re: OT: A rose by any other name...

>>Native Americans

at one point this was supposed to be changed to indigenous inhabitants, and in Canada it is first nations. While I was spending 10 years in Montana and working with members of a numbers of tribes, the tribe members [more]

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JasperCapital posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:02 PM

moral hazard

As we begin another rebuilding cycle from the recent storms, I can't help but revisit the old moral hazard question - about how much of the true rebuilding cost should be shouldered by the people who choose to live in a subtropical paradise.... [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:57 PM

Re: Cord-Cutting Explodes: 22 Million Will Cut Cable

i have cut the cord. I don't miss cable at all. In fact, the ability to binge watch and watch episodes whenever i want, and to watch snippets of news shows instead of entire programs, is actually much more enjoyable, and I think I would stream [more]

Tue Sep 12

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:36 PM

Re: Dork Paradise

but how much less happy, or how much more productive, would we be if we didn't have the wonderful rainbow tongue photo filters from snapchat? I hear book sales are lower these days, does anyone even read any more? we have indeed gotten soft as a [more]

Thu Aug 31

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JasperCapital posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:25 AM

$190B

so $190 billion (by one estimate) just got siphoned out of the economy and markets are cool with it.
are we operating under the broken window theory, that rebuilding Houston damage will somehow stimulate the economy?

who has to pay the [more]

Mon Jul 17

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:52 PM

Re: What about PUTW and WDTI?

>>Question is, why does your portfolio need hedging? If you want to lower your overall downward volatility, you can accomplish that by simply adding cash.


I agree. All PUTW will do is add a fully correlated but lower beta version [more]

Sun Jul 2

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:20 PM

Re: A fundamental problem with health care

healthcare: if most people had to pay for it all themselves....
they wouldn't

Mon Jun 26

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:34 PM

Re: OT Poetic Justice/Chickens coming home to roost

>>Thought to be just hundreds of ISIS fighters left in Mosul confined to 1km square

sounds like a good time to test a MOAB

Thu May 18

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:51 AM

Re: The Music Will Stop

>>Farmers in Iran lead the world in inefficient use of water. Some 90 percent of Iran’s freshwater is used for agriculture.

I read the Iran part and thought this sounded a lot like California, actually

Mon May 15

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:26 AM

Re: ARAMCO IPO

>>What is the meaning of the ARAMCO IPO? That nationalizing oil failed and, as usual, they go market hat in hand, looking to be rescued. Central planning does not work economically.


it worked fantastically well if you look at [more]

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