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Sat Feb 17

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:06 PM

Re: Stocks: best weekly gains since 2013

>> That correction sure was exciting as market haters came out of the woodwork to scold capitalism, but now the thrill is gone.


maybe they're just pulling in the last few from the sidelines who thought themselves smart for [more]

Fri Feb 16

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:26 AM

Re: Medical Financial Rape and the Flu

If you wander into the wrong hospital with your flu symptoms, you could be in for a financial reaming.


untold in this story is the simple fact that for someone without complicating symptoms or medical history, the vast majority [more]

Fri Feb 9

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JasperCapital posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:13 PM

Friday afternoon ramp job

Brave face the market is putting on heading into a weekend and with some potential margin calls coming out monday....

I’d feel better about this ramp job if I weren’t getting hand-holding emails from several of my retirement account brokers [more]

Thu Feb 8

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:28 AM

Re: Heads Up on Apocalypse Now?

>>I can't see that equity markets were much of a leading heads up before the worst of the 2008 disaster.


my memory was a little different. weren't there sell-offs starting in 2007?, and all the reassurances by Bernanke [more]

Tue Feb 6

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JasperCapital posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:31 AM

drop

maybe that bitcoin stuff was a sign of market froth, after all?

Wed Jan 10

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JasperCapital posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:30 AM

my comments to Mauldin about Gundlach's bond cal

My first thought, is that names like Gundlach and Gross could be high-level capitulations before the next leg down in bond rates. The road is littered with roadkill that have called an end prematurely to this bond bull market. My rationale is already [more]

Tue Jan 2

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:15 PM

Re: Strategist Jeff Saut: I'd expect 2018 to

>>I am simply noting that the board hates this booming market.


that trend goes back to 2002. the negative sentiment on this board ramped up in the midst of that bear market and never really turned bullish ever since.

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:13 PM

Re: Strategist Jeff Saut: I'd expect 2018 to

>> the new corporate tax cuts will have multiplier effects that ripple through the markets.


the trouble with this is that even if it turns out to be true, then it SHOULD have an approximately equal size effect of interest costs [more]

Thu Dec 28

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:36 AM

Re: SS Beneficiaries Hit Record 61,859,250...

isn't it just going to keep hitting new records of enrollees until we get past the baby boom peak?

this has been longest-warned economic tsunami ever, yet still i think we are unprepared for the ramifications....

Wed Dec 13

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

Re: Bitcoin hysteria

i would like to see if bitcoiners would be willing to lock up their investment and forced to choose between getting their bitcoin back in 10 years or a current equivalent amount of gold in 10 years.

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:43 PM

Re: Bitcoin hysteria

the top in crypto for me was working with a colleague at a convention who had converted his IRA into bitcoin.... he knew NOTHING about stocks. total novice. when those kinds of people pile in and think they're genuises.... the top is near

Tue Dec 12

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:20 PM

Re: Bitcoin Surpasses Tulip Mania

this bitcoin thing is the dumbest thing i have ever heard of. no rational value can be assigned to it. the numbers are just made up. looking back this is going to look so stupid.... as in, "how could they have even thought such a [more]

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

Re: Bitcoin hysteria

>>How much margin is allowed on these futures trades?


i have heard numbers like 30-45% initial margin at different brokers - vastly higher than most futures contracts.

Sun Dec 10

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

Re: 'Bitcoin crash' among 2018 worries for f

can't wait to short this puppy. I worked with a guy Friday afternoon who put his IRA money into bitcoin somehow.he was pretty sure he wouldn't sell until it hit 50,000.

this can't end badly, right?

Sat Dec 2

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:05 PM

Re: $1 million retirement nest egg isn't enough

>>For those nearing retirement, Avallone suggests getting a side gig, or "hobby job," and then saving 100 percent of that income.


Quite different from the bill of goods that was sold to the masses, eh? They actually [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:54 PM

Re: Are Semi-Autonomous Cars Dangerous

where is this push for autonomous vehicles coming from? it doesn't seem to be from the public. I would never get in one of these things. Wait till some people start dying. Where will the accountability for that be? When you are sued because your [more]

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]

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