Milligram46

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Milligram46 posted to the Political Asylum board. 6:31 PM

Well - Thanks For Nothing

Kristallnacht was 81 years ago.

The final solution started 77 years ago.

Poland was invaded 75 years ago.

Russia was invaded 74 years ago.

Hitler killed himself 69 years ago.

The Nuremberg Trials started [more]

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Milligram46 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:29 PM

Auto Makers Suspend Car Sales In Russia

GM, Audi, Jaguar, and Land Rover have all suspended car sales in Russia.

VW (interestingly Audi is owned by VW) and Toyota are scrambling to adjust prices with the market changes.

As I had posted when Apple announced the stop sale, [more]

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Milligram46 replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:56 AM

Re: Watch North Korea leader die in film

Again.

The Japanese lost.

Sony is a Japanese corporation.

Sony Entertainment division reports directly to Japan.

Japanese company.

Japanese corporate policy.

Japanese business practices don't [more]

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Milligram46 replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:21 AM

Re: Democrats - New Party of Stupid

It's an opinion piece - not an "article."

And oh yes, the right has done such a great job of reigning in their lunatic fringe - they should be applauded on how sane those on the far right actually appear.

/facepalm

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Milligram46 posted to the Political Asylum board. 1:24 AM

Rubio

Last week, pro state sanctioned torture - as long as the United Staes is doing it.

This week against torture - if Cuba has historically done it.

Nuff said

Wed Dec 17

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Milligram46 replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:17 PM

Re: Sony pulls "The Interview"

OK, I think the terrorists have won. We truly have become a nation of kitties.

Where exactly is Sony headquartered? I didn't know Sony Corporation was from America.

Sony's latest management org chart:

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Milligram46 posted to the Political Asylum board. 3:53 PM

On Cuba

I haven't posted here in years - and found I'm generally happier for it.

Today was a historic day. The announcement of normalizing our relationship with Cuba is long overdue.

Obama, of which I'm not a supporter of is 100% correct. [more]

Tue Dec 16

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Milligram46 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:09 PM

Re: A Micro View On A Macro Issue: Widespread Pa

USA Today was reporting in a story that Westerns are being offered 100 Rubles to 1 US dollar on the streets of Moscow after the banks closed today.

Tomorrow will be a big day - does the decline continue or will it stabilize?

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Milligram46 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:07 PM

Re: Someone Mention Oil Disruptions?

There is so much excess capacity, and Libya's contribution to world oil production so small - this isn't all that big of a deal.

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Milligram46 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:19 PM

Re: Russian stock market worth less than Microsoft

A totally off-topic reply about buckwheat.

It tastes ghastly. Apparently it's an acquired taste, and if you're not raised on it you'll likely never acquire the taste for it. To me it has a very "chemical" taste, like furniture [more]

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Milligram46 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:29 PM

Re: Apple Stops Russian Online Sales

I guess you're right. A population suddenly deprived of a way to purchase new iPhones might do just about anything. What can be done?

-IGU-


You completely missed the point. The population is increasingly being deprived of [more]

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Milligram46 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:27 PM

Re: A Micro View On A Macro Issue: Widespread Pa

Clarification - spotty as in one bank may be out of greenbacks and Euros while another one in the same city is not. Not spotty as there are "spotty reports" so take it with a grain of salt.

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Milligram46 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:25 PM

Re: A Micro View On A Macro Issue: Widespread Pa

Does she know if Russia is experiencing bank runs?

It's being reported that bank runs are happening but it is spotty. Some banks are running out of Euros and Dollars as those with savings are desperately swapping currency on the [more]

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Milligram46 posted to the Apple board. 3:35 PM

APPL Stops Online Sales In Russia

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-12-16/apple-stops-onli...

The Ruble lost 11% two days ago and lost another 18% today, [more]

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Milligram46 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:32 PM

A Micro View On A Macro Issue: Widespread Panic

Panic.

That's the word my future other half used.

Everyone is in panic.

My soon to be other half is a Russian born Israel citizen. She is beautiful, she is kind, she is creative, she is artistic, and she is an amazing cook. [more]

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Milligram46 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:25 PM

Apple Stops Russian Online Sales

The Ruble is collapsing so fast that inflationary pressures are making it not worth it to sell online in the country.

Russia is on the brink of 1994 grade hyperinflation again given the Central Banks efforts to stop the bleeding have failed. [more]

Mon Dec 15

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Milligram46 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:41 PM

Re: Boom! Crash!

If OPEC members can keep meeting their own domestic financing needs with oil at $42 per barrel, they can keep producing and selling at that price until the frackers and other players are driven out of business.

True.

But [more]

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Milligram46 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:32 PM

Re: Boom! Crash!

It's really fascinating stuff isn't it.

You're spot on about the state producers, they're losing money like everyone else. My understanding is on Qatar and Kuwait are in the black. Kuwait benefits from readily accessible, cheap, light crude, [more]

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Milligram46 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:36 PM

Re: OPEC: "No Supply Cut" ... again

"Some people say this decision was directed at the United States and shale oil. All of this is incorrect. Some also say it was directed at Iran. And Russia. This also is incorrect," he said.

Part one is partially [more]

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Milligram46 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:09 PM

Re: Boom! Crash!

Correct, and if new drilling is serious curtailed than the next part of the scenario I wrote about starts to build. Constriction of supply where the supply line suddenly crosses the demand line and accelerates in the other direction. Prices spike - [more]

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