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Tue Aug 30

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:35 PM

Re: Stanley Fischer: Negative Interest Rates

I do not know of any that actually work that way, because work done cannot, by law, be stored without loss.

So the work done to invent the first wheel means that the wheel will need to continually be invented?

The work done [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:40 PM

Re: Hate Those Drunk Drivers...?

Happy Balloon day!!!

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PosFCF replied to the Atheist Fools board. 8:43 AM

Re: An omnibenevolent God

I'd guess there aren't more than a million childless couples who would adopt that baby no questions asked, or 150 million women who would mother that kid to death. ....

Perhaps you're correct.....wasn't my experience [more]

Mon Aug 29

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PosFCF replied to the An Open Letter board. 3:49 PM

Re: An Open Letter

And I'm so glad you were willing to be open to receiving help from people along the way. That is one thing I'm still working on.

Well, perhaps I've given a skewed impression of the real me.....

Just about [more]

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PosFCF replied to the An Open Letter board. 3:43 PM

Re: An Open Letter

Thank you, don't know what inspired me to run off at the gums like that....

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PosFCF replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:22 PM

Re: More on AP botched report

The fact that you can mention Hannity in the same post as journalism says it all....

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:02 PM

Re: Yellen at Jackson Hole

In a presentation in February, JPMorgan Chase, America's biggest bank by assets, noted that in 2005-10, its net interest margin averaged 2.95%; last year, it was just 2.18%. Raising it by half a percentage point, the bank said, would increase [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:57 PM

Re: Free-markets and Brexit

Now, though, Britain is showing how real free-market economics can correct political mistakes — if, indeed, Brexit was a mistake.

I posted that potential just days after the vote.

Here is a quote:

As far as [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:21 PM

Re: US Personal Savings rate

Mortgages are included in personal consumption expenditures as imputed rent.

Seems inconsistent to me.

"Owner-occupied housing is included in PCE because the NIPAs treat the owner-occupant as if it were a rental [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:09 AM

Re: US Personal Savings rate

An addendum to the previous post....the reader would see the numbers I referenced by looking at the far left column. The far right column would be the most current data. The questions posed remain unchanged.

Sorry for the unnecessary [more]

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PosFCF posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:59 AM

US Personal Savings rate

I read with interest this morning the Consumer spending report released by the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.
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Sun Aug 28

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PosFCF replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:03 PM

Re: Asking an important question

The resident is a white Jewish woman. 90+, half-blind, half-deaf, somewhat frail.

The serviceman, according to her, was a "BIG black man".


Here in Florida she could have shot him and not been charged: Stand Your [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:05 PM

Re: Yellen at Jackson Hole

If you want to see companies scrambling to make capital expenditures, then give them a reason to spend or finance now, rather than waiting until later: raise rates.

Actually, companies increase capital spending based on increasing [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:06 AM

Re: Yellen at Jackson Hole

The media's, and market's, takeaway seems to be warnings of a rate increase as utility stocks took it on the chin Friday.

The closest she came to indicating anything about rate hikes or their being imminent (or not) was in the [more]

Sat Aug 27

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PosFCF replied to the An Open Letter board. 3:31 PM

Re: An open letter

because then you'll be a mile away, and have their shoes...


peace & empathy
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I didn't keep the shoes of a bigot....and hope I'm further than a mile away from that mindset.....but how well I truly [more]

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PosFCF posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:03 AM

Yellen at Jackson Hole

I read Ms. Yellen's speech (I know, I need to get a life)....and found the following two passages interesting. [Note to censors....Federal Reserve Member's public speeches are public domain]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:50 AM

Re: Poll: OT:What's a generous legacy?

None of your choices fit my definition of a generous legacy.

If one thinks of family, the generous legacy would be that of love, nurture, a solid foundation in ethics (a quality moral compass, if you will) and as well rounded an education as [more]

Fri Aug 26

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PosFCF replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:21 PM

Re: McConnell proud to be a corrupt traitor

It's looking like Hillary will win handily. She nominates who she wants, then when McConnell balks, she throws his own words in his face.

Julian Assange is declaring that he will release more hacked DNC documents closer to the [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:08 PM

Re: Unemployment applications--lowest since 1970

Some interesting data from the BLS unemployment survey (the bolding in the first question is from the site; the bolding in the illustrations (#2, #5) is to replace italics in the site example):

Last week, did you do any work [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:48 PM

Re: Unemployment applications--lowest since 1970

Retirees are just that--NOT in the labor force. However, a retiree CAN still take a job. So NOT in the labor force, yet working.

So, by definition, counted in the employment numbers.....

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