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Tue Dec 16

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RaptorD2 posted to the Value Hounds board. 5:16 PM

Chronic Fatigue in Energy Easing for the Day

I couldn't help but notice today that 8 out of 10 of today's Percent Gainers on the NYSE were in the Energy sector. Haven't seen that for awhile. So is this a sign indicating the valley floor or an just an overacted head fake? Don't ask me, I'm the [more]

Mon Dec 15

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RaptorD2 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:39 PM

Re: Arctic Icebreakers

the following article from Foreign Affairs argues for the US to start building nuclear powered icebreakers.

On the other hand, unless we have a nuclear war over ownership of the area, if we procrastinate long enough, there will be no [more]

Sat Dec 6

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RaptorD2 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:39 PM

Re: Mish-Global Oil Consumption Report

... the UK, France, Italy & Spain consumption are still below 2009. It illustrates how feeble them countries economies still are.

or how wasteful we are. *

Dan

*not really, surely that couldn't be the case.

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RaptorD2 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:16 AM

Re: political dabbling

A billionaire makes a $25,000 investment from his own cash hoard ... Oh, my. Color me in a dither!

:) Dan

Sat Nov 29

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RaptorD2 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:04 AM

Re: Pipes Just Great.

Since you and all posters here are aware that the board voted long ago and multiple times to banish all politics, some will undoubtedly think you purposefully spit in all our faces by posting political crap here anyway. Personally I will give you the [more]

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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