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Fri Nov 21

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RaptorD2 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:03 AM

Re: How does global warming work?

We still have a vice president?

Dan

Thu Nov 20

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RaptorD2 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:27 AM

Re: HFT speed bump approved

If you don't buy or sell stock, then it only impacts you indirectly. It reduces the ROI of stock market investments by driving up the purchase price of the stocks the non-HFT traders DO buy.

Sorry, not possible. The price received by [more]

Mon Nov 17

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RaptorD2 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:52 AM

Re: Please look at my other post on school buses

Lots to think about there, yttire, but a simpler aspect has always bothered me.

From the time they graduate from the mandatory, belted $400 car seat to riding bareback with only a seatbelt, we harp on our kids about the safety of seatbelts [more]

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RaptorD2 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:29 AM

Re: Last Home, Boomer Style

None of the units in our building are for sale right now but this one is ...

Hell, Tim, I don't want to buy one, I was hoping we could stay with you for awhile. :)

Dan

Sat Nov 15

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RaptorD2 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:01 AM

Last Home, Boomer Style

Hi all,

Oops. I considered this to be off-topic for METaR and posted this elsewhere before realizing maybe it isn't off-topic and maybe it belongs here after all. Sorry if I'm wrong and feel free to sue me. [more]

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RaptorD2 posted to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 2:16 AM

A Peek at Boomers' "Last Homes"

Hi all,

Being an architect, a builder and a Boomer planning to build my last home almost guaranteed that a recent discussion regarding how Boomers are building their “last homes” brought to my mind many random-order thoughts and I thought [more]

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RaptorD2 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:48 AM

Re: Downsize? H3ll NO!!

Tiscott, upon a re-read, I note that my response appears snarky. Just wanted to let you know that wasn't my intention at all. I'm just weary of all the fluff pieces written on the internet. While the internet is a wonderful resource, it also allows [more]

Fri Nov 14

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RaptorD2 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:42 PM

Re: Downsize? H3ll NO!!

46% are looking for more space ...

*** or ***

will spend more on their on their next home in order to have features that are nicer than the home they currently have.


OR?????? Well, duh. And all 2016 Cadillacs [more]

Thu Nov 6

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RaptorD2 replied to the Value Hounds board. 3:57 PM

Re: Is the market becoming more efficient?

To suggest that the Fed policy was designed to inflate asset prices is akin to suggesting radiation treatment (to treat cancer) is designed to make the patient exhausted.

Maybe ... similar to suggesting that the reasons QE is still in [more]

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RaptorD2 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:36 PM

The Status of Oil

Hi all, I want to share an excellent series of graphs showing the status of worldwide oil supply & demand. It explains the oil situation all in one location and quicker than a 500-page report ever could IMHO. It reveals a few real surprises (to [more]

Sat Oct 25

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RaptorD2 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:51 AM

Re: An Accounting Question

Mike, as far as I know, authorized repurchases are never 'front-loaded.' As you know most buyback plans are only an authorization by the board of directors to allow a (re)purchase of shares limited by a pre-determined dollar amount. Any [more]

Sun Oct 19

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RaptorD2 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:15 AM

Re: Ebola: Should you worry?

My homes state of Nebraska instituted several years ago laws that give any attack on a healthcare giver the same weight as those on police officers. I don't have statistics, but I do know that a lot of people are in prison directly due to these [more]

Sat Oct 18

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RaptorD2 replied to the Value Hounds board. 12:56 AM

Re: PCLN

Hey, Mike,

PCLN's one of those rare companies I flat out intend to own someday, but not at any price. I love the growth story, but apparently everyone else does too. :) If it does drop into my elcheapo price range by some miracle or [more]

Fri Oct 17

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RaptorD2 posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 3:36 AM

Mechanical Kiss?

Hi, all. These are the returns to date for SIPro's "official" screens. Some of them are surprisingly interesting (read "profitable".)

Incept = Since Inception
R/I = Risk Index

CAT = Category / Target
G = [more]

Tue Oct 14

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RaptorD2 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:01 PM

Re: Norton removal?

1) Download the new software you want to install
2) Disconnect from the internet
3) Remove the old software
4) Install the new software
5) Connect to the internet
6) Check for updates.

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7) [more]

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RaptorD2 posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:43 PM

Bookmark Suggestion

When searching for investments, we are often left with a bunch of simple but strange questions. Many investors stop at this point because short of Googling every single item for every country, where can we find the answers to our questions?
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Wed Oct 8

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RaptorD2 posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:52 AM

Networkiing Vista & W8.1

Hey folks,

After all I've read on the topic, I haven't read where anyone actually figured out that it can even be done. :) I've gone through all the network and router settings I know of and can't find out what's missing or mismatched. My [more]

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RaptorD2 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:51 AM

Re: Printing In Print Preview

Not much info offered, so simple things first. If you haven't tried changing the paper size ... Determine the maximum size of the label you want. In printer <options> <paper size> enter the maximum dimensions acceptable for the label, as [more]

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RaptorD2 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:42 AM

Re: Command line sxstrace.exe tool?

Hey Wendy,

Reading all of MS posts on this error, the following is the *only* suggestion that anyone said worked and there were a lot of posters for whom it did work. Now if you only knew which version you [more]

Mon Oct 6

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RaptorD2 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 3:01 AM

Re: This just drives me nuts

So how could one trust this product, and put money out for it? No tech support, no service after sale, no contact, nothing.

Sounds just like Windows to me .....

Dan

Come to think of it, it sounds like just about [more]

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