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Sat Sep 27

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:40 AM

Re: "waterlessness" is that a word? .

kind of ironic that the population of California really exploded back in the 1930's as migration from the midwest dustbowl (think Grapes of Wrath), and here we are in another decade-long depression and the dustbowl is now in California

Fri Sep 19

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:57 AM

Re: Oshkosh B'Gosh

>> Not the bib overalls that were so fashionable several years ago.

you mean, back in the 80's?

Wed Sep 17

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

Re: Rex Nutting makes sense...

the end game of 3.75% is 13 rate hikes away

wow, imagine the market volatility around EVERY SINGLE ONE of those decisions!

and even that forecast assumes no recessions - i don't know, but that seems a long stretch to sustain [more]

Tue Sep 16

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:36 PM

Re: Viewership Down!

>>I think it's great that CNBC has become something of a joke.

it may not all be serious but some of their reporting is interesting to me.

With index funds, you don't need a financial channel, but at least it is entertaining

Mon Sep 15

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:34 AM

Re: Antarctic sea ice reaches record levels

somehow this, too, will be due to global warming and CO2 emissions. you see, it changes the sea currents and actually makes antarctic waters colder - yeah, that's the ticket

Sun Sep 14

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:47 PM

Re: A disaster movie in the making.

>>Would Californians be ok with a water pipeline through their back yard to the Ca. growing fields?


well, theoretically they were ok with the billions of dollars of water projects that moved the water from the colorado basin, so [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:45 PM

Re: Snow in September! Four states hit by freak snow

i experienced it
it was polar vortex and looked like the same weather pattern as last winter, with cold air mass dipping farther south than usual from Canada

get long nat gas!
could be a long winter if that keeps up

Sat Sep 13

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:40 PM

Re: Brit David Haines beheaded

>>Surely such behavior is indicative of beings suffering from severe genetic mutation or mental defect.



now that isn't a very PC statement, is it?
we have to have compassion and respect for these individuals, as they are [more]

Tue Sep 9

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:47 AM

Re: OT Radio Shack

I stopped in last week, not knowing how much longer Radio Shack might be around. Found some high quality cables and got a coupon for $10 off next purchase. Hope they find a way to survive but the deck looks stacked against them. Back in the 1980's [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:31 AM

Re: Jeff Hollander: Add 1% Wealth Tax

>> 1.6 million Homeless Children despite all our wealth, indicates a country that has no Moral Compass.


I wonder if these types of people believe that if we built 1.6 million homes for these homeless children, would everything [more]

Fri Sep 5

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:23 PM

Re: Achooo!: Cold War Relapse?

>>So what makes Russia's actions "bad", and the US' "good"?


because nobody cares about central america but Ukraine is caught between Europe and Russia and is thus much more strategic

Thu Sep 4

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:55 PM

Re: Euro, Pound, Gold going down.

>>Civilization has gone from placating the unwashed masses with bread and circuses to placating the unwashed masses with EBT* cards and TV.


they literally have to hire extra shift of workers on the first of the month and [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:12 AM

Re: Euro, Pound, Gold going down.

>> Walmart was barely busy with no line up at the cash register


it would have been packed in the states, because the EBT cards got loaded on the 1st of the month

Wed Sep 3

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:54 PM

Re: What is college worth?

>>You mean a HCl + NaOH---> NaCl + H2O kind of thing? Looks like a 1:1 ratio to me.


yes but you'd need to break out the molecular weights and so forth to figure out how much to measure out

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:53 PM

Re: What is college worth?

>>What is college worth if 1/3 of students don't learn anything significant in college and don't realize that they need the learning to do a job?


maybe the college degree really is just a class-distinction tool, an expensive [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:04 PM

Re: OT: what's in a name?

I have been saying they should change the name of that app. It showed up on my wife's phone compliments of Verizon - at first she thought she had been hacked

but no need to change it, as ISIS seems to have renamed itself to Islamic State (? [more]

Tue Sep 2

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:52 PM

Re: Polar Vortex linked to Melting Arctic Ice

I am starting to think that any extreme in weather can somehow be linked to atmospheric CO2. even the global temperature flattening out is even taken as proof of global warming, because of temporary climate-induced shifts in the ocean currents [more]

Wed Aug 27

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:04 PM

Re: Where's your homework & would you like fries

>>Where's your homework & would you like fries with that?


but where will the kids work after all this education? because robots are going to be working in the fast food joints, too

Mon Aug 11

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:47 PM

Re: Dead tree press being kicked to the curb

demographics looms large. Print media will likely be a dwindling franchise catering to the older folks who are holdouts from technology. The generation coming up now has grown up in a time when CD's have already gone the way of 8-tracks and [more]

Thu Aug 7

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:47 PM

Re: Time to ramp up NASA?

>> or we could just shut down the ISS boondoggle now and come up with a real plan/reason to go to space with humans...


one could wonder about the value of the current work going on at ISS. I mean, the first few years I am sure [more]

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