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Wed Oct 22

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:14 AM

Re: America's middle class are less wealthy

>>The rise in mortgages, student-loan, credit-card and other debts for the bottom 90 percent of society means poor are getting poorer


perhaps their biggest debt is their share of government liabilities including national debt, [more]

Tue Oct 21

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:30 PM

Re: Sweden ready to use force to surface sub

>>"The most important value of the operation - regardless of whether we find something -- is to send a very clear signal that Sweden and its armed forces are acting and are ready to act when we think this kind of activity is violating our [more]

Sun Oct 19

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:56 PM

Re: Ebola hysteria sweeps US schools

you'll never go broke betting on the ignorance of the average American, unfortunately.

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JasperCapital posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:44 PM

oil - help me understand

according to the econo-pundits...
when oil was over $100/barrel, it "wasn't going to hurt the economy"

but now that it is around 80 - and could go lower - it is going to be like getting a massive stimulus boost to the [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:55 AM

Re: Health ins. premium up 28% in Jan.

Everyone without health insurance should sign up ASAP - especially younger people, regardless of how high the premiums are. If a young person faces a sudden health emergency, he or she could end up owing more in medical bills than they owe in [more]

Thu Oct 16

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:30 PM

Re: WHO's in charge of Ebola Fight?

I think it's very telling that the military is being called up, at least in the US in terms of reserve units - telling in that if things spread it portends things like martial law. Also interesting how the response is getting ramped up AFTER cases [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:24 PM

Re: Request for "Unconstrained" Funds

I head the phrase unconstrained and it makes me think the manager can do whatever he or she wants, without having to adhere to an investment policy statement

either that, or it's just an industry buzzword much like smart beta was about a [more]

Wed Oct 15

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:40 PM

Re: Cancel that swimming trip.

>>Water temperature of the Great Lakes is over 6 degrees colder than normal - threatening an even earlier and COLDER winter in Midwest


this too, without a doubt will be blamed on global warming

Fri Oct 10

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JasperCapital posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:12 PM

fear gauge

wow, pretty extreme! can't really get any worse on this gauge

http://money.cnn.com/data/fear-and-greed/

Tue Oct 7

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:09 AM

Re: Bzzzzzzzt would you like fries with that? .

i've got an idea, maybe the whole country can just go on EBT cards, and we'll add it to the national debt, and someday the grandkids can figure it all out*



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* not too different from what the US has [more]

Sun Oct 5

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:48 PM

Re: 'You drive a better car than me!' .

and likewise, I bet there are more than a few EBT card recipients who driver better cars than my 1997 honda!

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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