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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 15 minutes ago

Re: Control Panel: Green signals

Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization - G.17
Industrial production decreased 0.6 percent in March after increasing 0.1 percent in February. For the first quarter of 2015 as a whole, industrial production declined at an annual [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 42 minutes ago

Re: Control Panel: Green signals

Is this the kind of macroeconomic news that should be attendant to markets at or near all time highs?

U.S. Consumer Confidence Falls in April
Worries seen growing as job creation slows


The present situation [more]

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PosFCF posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:45 PM

Surest sign of a top I've ever seen

When a long-term member of METAR urges caution and gets chastised by the board overseer.

It doesn't get any more plain than that. Where's Androcles to witness this?

Poz

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:15 PM

Re: Oil Storage Story a Complete Bust

I don't care whether folks at TMF or elsewhere buy into such nonsense but I saw at least six so-called energy analysts come on television to repeat/regurgitate the "not enough storage!" fairy tale. People that supposedly have some kind [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:12 PM

Re: Control Panel: Green signals

On the other hand, reports of financial problems and stress in the system built up for months before the 2008 financial crisis. Unemployment started rising in 2007. Even the FBI was investigating widespread mortgage fraud. There were many reports [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:38 AM

Re: Control Panel: Green signals

The METAR for the next week is sunny. Like our gardens, the Control Panel is full of green. I don't see a single signal that shows a negative trend change.

If the CAPE is at the highest reading since 1880, and the US economic [more]

Sat Apr 25

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:36 PM

Re: They ain't retiring they'll work til they di

Also: aliens in Area 51, and the lunar landing was filmed in California.

Whatever drugs you're taking must surely make your reality one heck of a place to live. Good on ya, maybe you can lobby to have those made legal as [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:24 AM

Re: They ain't retiring they'll work til they di

PSU

Poz, I know you're an intelligent poster from your posts so I found it interesting you glossed over the rest of the post.

If you think that's all I understood about your post(s), well, so be it.

Perhaps reading [more]

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

Re: They ain't retiring they'll work til they di

The question I was interested in is if you have extra money, is it better to pay off the mortgage or invest it elsewhere? If your income is dropping and you don't have extra money, then the question is moot because don't have extra money. There is [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:05 AM

Re: They ain't retiring they'll work til they di

A mortgage freedom investment account could be tapped for mortgage payments while you find another job.

Or tapped out before you do....

Poz

Fri Apr 24

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:59 PM

Re: They ain't retiring they'll work til they di

That sounds like the mortgage loan servicer's problem. My bank already gave me a loan, because on whatever underwriting standards they had at the time. However, I still have the mortgage, and I still need to make payments. The bank doesn't call me [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:18 PM

Re: They ain't retiring they'll work til they di

Your mortgage doesn't know what your income is and it doesn't care.

But your mortgage loan servicer cares if your income is insufficient to meet the payments. Thus longer term income trends might be an important factor.

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:19 PM

Re: They ain't retiring they'll work til they di

Second, I've created several spreadsheets over the years to find the break even point of paying down the mortgage vs. investing.

Does your spreadsheet include that income for the average American has been declining for the last 30 [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:49 AM

Re: Delong: Gov't debt is too low

Mr. DeLong asks, “Isn’t the point of the market economy to make things that are valuable?” Since the debt of rich countries is “very cheap to make… shouldn’t we be making more of it?”

The fiat currency is even cheaper to make, why not [more]

Wed Apr 22

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PosFCF replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:22 PM

Re: Another Article Jews/Women

Because we allow differentiation between genders in contexts where would not allow differentiation based on race. In situations that involve physical intimacy, we believe that it is acceptable for people to act differently when dealing with [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:17 PM

Re: Another Article Jews/Women

...but it's important to remember that this cultural treatment of casual physical contact is not universal among cultures.

Again with the red herring! We're not talking among all cultures, we're specifically talking about airline [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:05 PM

Re: Another Article Jews/Women

My statement was that Orthodox Jews should have the freedom to decide for themselves whether being touched is something that is intimate or not. How is that like asking to not sit next to a black person?

How is that not like asking [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:03 PM

Re: Why invest in anything?

Brucedoe

Eddie

Please excuse me, I respectfully find your post to be a little over-alarming.


Have you accounted for how many companies have lower revenues YOY and how many have "earnings" that are higher [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:50 PM

Re: Another Article Jews/Women

Regardless of whether you believe that airline seating should be moved around to accommodate religious beliefs, I think it's a much more solid case that Orthodox Jews should have the freedom to decide for themselves whether being touched is [more]

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PosFCF replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:46 PM

Re: Another Article Jews/Women

Regardless of whether you believe that airline seating should be moved around to accommodate religious beliefs, I think it's a much more solid case that Orthodox Jews should have the freedom to decide for themselves whether being touched is [more]

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