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Mon Apr 20

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JasperCapital replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 6:18 PM

Re: A Personal Note

Ralph-

the number of recs you got is a testament to the large number of lurkers, including myself. Your impact does go beyond the people who actively post. We will all look forward to your periodic posts just as we have for years. I am only [more]

Sun Apr 19

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:40 AM

Re: Limited Economic Impact of Drought

lots of comments from laypeople that I have seen in media have been along the lines of "no problem, we'll just have people stop watering their lawn and it won't be an issue".

how far off the mark is that sentiment? to me, it seems [more]

Fri Apr 10

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:02 AM

Re: Swiss negative 10yr/Mexican 100-yr

it would have been genius to do the mexican 100 year bond in their own currency - of course they'd have to pay a higher rate! how does one even price 100-year inflation risk?

but foreign-denominated bond is a killer. If they hyperinflate [more]

Mon Apr 6

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:35 PM

Re: OT: Selling Everything

>>if you sign up for Lending Club be prepared to be called and hounded like you gave a used car salesman your phone number. That really turned me off so I never gave it a shot.


I've been on there for 3 years and never got a call. [more]

Sat Apr 4

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:10 AM

Re: True dat

they are just intermediaries.... collecting fees
nothing new
whatever money they earn obviously comes out of someone else's pockets

Thu Mar 5

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:41 PM

Re: 7-yr loans allow car-stock arbitrage

if only the loan weren't on a depreciating asset!

Sun Feb 22

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:47 PM

Re: Moody's Cuts Russia Credit Rating To Junk

>> Moody's Cuts Russia Credit Rating To Junk


you mean they weren't already junk status?

oh yeah, these are the same ratings agencies that gave us the AAA-rated CDO-Squared

Wed Jan 28

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:24 PM

Re: Consider it a charitable contribution...

i'll take one of those charitable contributions if you're still feeling generous

Mon Jan 26

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JasperCapital posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:32 PM

hotel idea

I stay in hotels 2-3 nights during most weeks.
It always peeves me that they charge the same rate every night, when their marginal cost is highest on the first night (for which they have to turn over the room - sheets and towels and everything) - [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:22 PM

Re: Thomas Piketty and Bill Gates

>>Why would Bill Gates be interested in what Thomas Piketty macroeconomist has to say, other than being polite? Gates has generated huge amounts of wealth, I dare venture that macroeconomist Piketty has produced almost none. Why would Gates be [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:19 PM

Re: Feeling the Wealth

>>NAFTA turns 20: Mexico is pact's biggest winner


the funny thing is, why would anyone have thought the US would come out the victor?

the globalists will tell us everybody is better off with more trade due to [more]

Sat Jan 24

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JasperCapital replied to the When Life Gives You Lemons board. 11:29 PM

Re: Tamara's Story

am I the only one to notice that 28,000 isn't the amount that's going to makr or break retirement? You gotta start somewhere, but 28,000 isn'y even the investment minimum for the mutual funds with some of the lowest expense ratioss from plaes like [more]

Thu Jan 22

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:58 PM

Re: Party Is Over, Wiliston ND On The Brink

this is classic boom-bust cycle
the only amazing thing is if people didn't think it would happen

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