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Sat Apr 15

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:56 AM

Re: Airlines' 'Calculated Misery'

Next up perhaps: a fee protecting us to be bumped from a flight (or dragged from a plane violently by overzealous local police) due to the airline's inability to plan its own crew movements...

they basically already have that.... [more]

Thu Apr 13

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:09 AM

Re: Would you like home fries with that?

i have a Google Home, and tried the ad via internet... yes it did work
fun, since I was trying to do it. Annoying if every company decides it wants to start

Sat Apr 1

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:24 PM

Re: OT:The Boondoggle Known as F-35 Lightning II

seems like drone strikes have become the method of choice. just make hundreds of those for what one of these would cost, and overwhelm any enemy with sheer numbers

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:22 PM

Re: Shoplifting a Profit Center for WMT?

>>I would think that there's a significant margin in a $400 to $500 online course.


Of course, the fact that they are doing this could be a great defense as the threat of prosecution amounts to a form of extortion, or bribe. It [more]

Thu Mar 9

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JasperCapital replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 7:51 PM

Re: VNQ in free fall

>> He made a point about how 4% 10 year rate is normal, which is 1.5% higher than current rate.


maybe people think 4% rates aren't likely is because 10 years of ZIRP has only gotten us the meek growth that we've gotten so [more]

Wed Mar 8

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:16 PM

Re: Ivanka Trump clothing line reports record sales

I wonder... would this qualify as "fake news"?

>>Ivanka Trump clothing line reports record sales

Not being a public company, reporting as mentioned in this story doesn't mean the same thing at all as it would in [more]

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

Re: OT:Phones, TVs, Cars weaponized

With the amount of false news going around I don't think one can trust political "news" any longer.


and with one catch-phrase meme, like fake news, any inconvenient or embarrassing stories can be single [more]

Mon Feb 13

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:04 PM

Re: Bull market - are you ready

interesting thoughts

it would be an unusual bull market to start with:
1. rampant optimism
2. record or near-record PE's
3. starting out with interest rates as low as they can get
4. massive debt at all levels of public [more]

Wed Feb 8

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:53 PM

Re: Fukushima dwarfs Chernobyl

....what will be needed before these highly radioactive materials are eventually safely removed.</i/

oh come on, we have lots of places to permanently store high level radioactive waste, right? this must have been solved long
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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:51 PM

Re: Fukushima dwarfs Chernobyl

That's because at Chernobyl, the radioactive material wasn't contained in one place but instead distributed over the Ukraine and Europe.

obviously some was spread, but wasn't there a large melted core still observed [more]

Mon Feb 6

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:19 PM

Re: fiduciary responsibility bad.

http://paulmerriman.com/podcasts/

this Paul Merriman podcast walks through a tale a friend of his told of very nearly getting suckered into purchasing a $1M annuity-type product that would have [more]

Fri Jan 27

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:30 AM

Re: Starbucks reports disappointing sales but blames

The coffee chain reported disappointing sales growth on Thursday and partly blamed the 'congestion' in its stores for prompting some people to leave without buying anything.

haha. couldn't grow enough because the lines [more]

Thu Jan 26

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:31 PM

Re: Amazon takes to the seas!

did the shipping business suddenly become profitable? Last time I heard shippers weren't doing that great.

Documents reveal Amazon has shipped at least 150 containers of goods from China to US warehouses.

oh, well [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:09 PM

Re: OT? Day Off in Super Bowl Stunt

I've noticed the kids in our neighborhood seem to have more and longer holidays than I ever enjoyed as a kid.

yes, some newer trends seem like fall break (never had that when i was growing up but it is standard fare these days) as [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:04 PM

Re: US to drastically reduce role in UN?

Or to pay down the debt?


I am pretty sure this not going to happen

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

Re: A tale of two states

Wyoming wants to deprive itself of one of the cheapest electrical sources available! Wyoming has incredible wind resource both for local consumption and export. Why? They are wacko!

to protect their coal industry?

Mon Jan 23

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:54 PM

Re: ... message to Canada: Don't worry

If it is possible, with a sufficient dose of hallucinogens, to reinterpret a statement as racist, then obviously it was racist to begin with.


not necessarily. it doesn't take a rocket scientist to wonder why there was talk of [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:51 PM

Re: ... message to Canada: Don't worry

“I don’t think [Prime Minister Justin Trudeau] should be enormously worried,” Schwarzman said. “Canada is held in very high regard. We have balanced trade between the U.S. and Canada and that’s not the kind of situation where you should be [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:49 PM

Re: TPP dead

What will the stocks markets do? We will see during this week and the weeks ahead.

a question I always like to ask:
Did we rally previously because of TPP, and now have to give it back?
Or did we sell off previously on TPP, [more]

Thu Jan 19

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:50 PM

Re: Drug Maker Fined $100 MM

If you don't have the balls the price gouge the parents of a sick child, you shouldn't be in medicine


the big majority of these parents don't more than a token amount for their care. most chronically ill kids are on [more]

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