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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4 hours ago

Re: "Shocked EU leaders" comments

Shocked EU leaders search for answers as Britain votes to leave

Amazing what hubris those in Brussels exhibit.....

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4 hours ago

Re: Is Brexit First of Many Dominoes? Chart

They have Wales in Yellow (Remain) but they voted to Leave (Blue).

I watched the BBC coverage of the vote from 7pm to midnight when the 16.8 million number was reached.

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:16 PM

Re: What a "Brexit" vote means...

If long bets went against investors, there could be financial distress in various funds. That's especially true of currency funds--remember at least two went bankrupt after the Swiss Franc was uncoupled from the Euro. Chuck Butler of the Daily [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:54 PM

Re: What a "Brexit" vote means...

For a second there I thought I was going to read a post with some thoughts about what a Brexit vote might mean economically.

I did try to put together a few thoughts about economic implications and there was a response which listed [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:37 AM

Re: What a "Brexit" vote means...

I think more along the lines of what shifts in the economic perspective due to this perspective.

So far the Pound is way down, which I view as a plus for the UK, and something Scotland might want to evaluate before starting another [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:46 PM

Re: Using Health Savings Accounts for Retirement

Both my "seed corn" (the tax basis of my stock portfolio, i.e., "principal") and the money made on my principal (i.e., my unrealized capital gains) are invested the same way. Whether you're getting an Obamacare subsidy or [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:53 PM

Re: Using Health Savings Accounts for Retirement

intercst

We're starting to go in circles here. I've already stated and re-stated that drawing down one's principal can be done in several ways to meet the shortfall left unaddressed in the article you linked.

The issue [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:59 PM

Re: Using Health Savings Accounts for Retirement

I don't know what you mean by drawing down principal? In terms of tax planning, the first money you want to spend is the tax-free return of principal.

Perhaps there is a terminology or contextual issue at play here?

The [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:54 AM

Re: Using Health Savings Accounts for Retirement

Don't forget that it's unlikely 100% of what you withdraw from a taxable account is taxable income. If I want to withdraw $100,000 from my taxable account and fund it by selling $100,000 worth of shares that have a $20,000 capital gain, [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:38 AM

Re: On bicycles and self-driving cars

Bicycles. We've all seen pictures of old timey bicycles, with a giant front wheel and a tiny back wheel. Where did that come from? Clearly it was a technology not well developed (and eventually discarded.)

While in England one [more]

Wed Jun 22

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PosFCF replied to the Retirement Investing board. 11:34 PM

Re: 1/10th of one percent can really screw you

iampops

Now my fee based account has zero management fees.....

How is this a "fee based" account then?

...we agree upon a reasonable purchase price...

Do you mean purchase price for the [more]

Tue Jun 21

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PosFCF replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:04 PM

Re: Why everyone can't Stop Acting Rich / MN

I don't know motley fool over the 15 years or so ago but As I said I always remember fool.com for being a stock picker board.

Well, coming up on my 20th anniversary here at TMF, I can say that when I [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:51 PM

Re: the whys of income inequality

You should quote an economist whose ideas weren't a complete flop.

Are there any?

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PosFCF replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:21 AM

Re: OMG it will never be over

It must be nice to be in la la land. She's exactly on the opposite spectrum as Trump supporters, but they both believe in their fairy tale ending.

The beauty of a system like ours is that they all get to vote....as it should be. [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:09 AM

Re: Hussein Obama 50, America 0

A Muslim with homosexual tendencies murders 49 and maims 53 gays, many of whom were Hispanic.

And the despicable, fanatical losers on the left blame it on white, male heteros.


You mean like the US Senate?

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:51 AM

Re: Large-scale motion detected near San Andreas

Sorry, Nevada and Arizona will not be getting any beach front. Only a sliver of California is on the West side of the fault in Southern California. California keeps all the beach front property.

jaagu


Just thought some real [more]

Mon Jun 20

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:32 PM

Re: The (Oil & Gas) Resource Curse

Oh my, the example of excessive demand for fuel has chimed in, you know where 80% of the pollution actually takes place?

Not going there, the issue's been thought through, the wisdom shared with us mere mortals, so I need say no [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:28 PM

Re: The (Oil & Gas) Resource Curse

I can not think of another country that has performed so well for the public good regarding oil & gas resources. Everywhere else it continues to be greed and corruption.

jaagu


Well, then that's settled and one [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:24 PM

Re: Brexit, the man in the street

My opinion - don't build major cities in the middle of a friggin' swamp.

If they have a major disaster and need to be rebuilt, don't rebuild them in the middle of a swamp.

If you choose to live in a swamp and you have
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