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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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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:36 AM

Re: Time to ramp up NASA?

>> If we're going to borrow the money to get back into space, we should do it now while Treasury paper still has low yields.


what's all this about? The US is a frugal nation founded on principles of working hard and saving up to [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:32 AM

Re: $15 an hour at McDonald's sure, no problem.

>>Where will the just starting in the work force learn work skills now?


and where will all the high school and college graduates work now? They don't have job skills either these days

Tue Jul 29

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:44 PM

Re: Moody's: RS running on empty

sounds like RS would be a good company to have on that CNBC Marcus Lemonis show where he buys a fourth of a company and completely changes business models. I heard he took a stake in the cupcake store two weeks ago that went BK and they really were [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:39 PM

Re: Debt Collections On Torrid Pace

sounds like the US is a subprime nation.
why would people lend to the US government (at such low interest rates to boot) when it simply represents a populace comprised of people like that?

Mon Jul 28

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JasperCapital posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:48 PM

another chain for the death watch

Steve- this one is for your list... OfficeDepot / OfficeMax

I spent an hour in there getting an advertised sale price on a samsung tablet that was advertised this week and they never had in stock, nor had any units on order, nor any [more]

Wed Jul 23

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JasperCapital commented on TMFPostOfTheDay's blog post. 2:50 PM

Is the Market Overvalued?

awalleir- please list some undervalued stocks. A couple that I have recently picked up from reading Value Line include Celanese (CE), Aspen Insurance (AHL), and Canadian Imperial Bank (CM) - am interested in the thoughts of others

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:45 PM

Re: money market funds can stop w/d's

great article today by Ritholtz - a must read for anyone with money parked in a money market fund

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

Re: No longer economical to operate

are there any unique aspects about that plant's costs? in particular I wonder if the overhead is much higher at a single unit as I imagine there are some systems that don't have to be entirely duplicated for a mutli-unit plant.

another [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:07 AM

Re: Crocs craters

I followed this bubble firsthand. My wife bought a pair of Crocs for me and a couple for herself - around the time of the IPO. I knew then and there they had peaked. We weren't going to buy anymore - the cheap plastic is indestructible. [more]

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:03 AM

Re: Dick's Sporting Goods fired over 500 PGA Golf Pr

my company had a great case study presentation & management discussion on golf and how it's caused its own decline. The governing body of golf focused on something like a rule about not putting the putter against your stomach to stabilize it, [more]

Mon Jul 21

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:11 PM

Re: Snowden: Dropbox hostile to privacy

thanks for the SpiderOak link, I will give it a try
I never used my Dropbox account.

I would add that Mega.com also claims to encrypt end-to-end, although their founder Kim Dotcom is often a target of [more]

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JasperCapital posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:30 AM

middle east

I was just thinking that if Israel and the Gaza people could have a cease fire and peace talks then maybe the big sell-off would get reversed.... oh wait a minute, we never sold off

Sat Jul 19

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:50 AM

Re: A fast lane for pedestrians? ...

they have those lanes on the airport moving walkways and people insist on blocking both lanes sometimes

Fri Jul 18

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:54 PM

Re: Is Snapchat taking on PAYPAL? ...

LOL because all of the texting pre-teens have lots of money to spend.
I guess they will grow up someday and maybe Snapchap plans to grow up with them, but one wonders whether Snapchap will have gone the way of MySpace and Facebook by then

Wed Jul 16

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:10 PM

Re: What does the Fed want?

>>I think the Fed will take teeny-tiny baby steps toward its ideal, watching the economic data and the markets carefully. At the slightest sign of an adverse reaction (inevitable) they will pause or even reverse.


the safest bet [more]

Tue Jul 8

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

Re: Is it just my computer or is the Internet slow?

the NSA must have caused a little bottleneck in their server's internet pipe

Tue Jun 10

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:59 PM

Re: Few smart phone owners would dream of leaving it

speaking of apps...
whatever happened to WhatApp that Facebook bought for like $19 Billion?

have they written down that investment yet?

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JasperCapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:57 PM

Re: GoDaddy Files for IPO

wow, $1.1 Billion in revenue and they need to fool with selling $100M of equity?

the crew on Shark Tank would eat them alive for even asking!

kind of seems like the farmer who needs to sell the back 40 acres just to pay some bills

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