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WendyBG replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:47 PM

Re: So far, I've been wrong on interest rates

<At least Buffett admits "I don't understand it." You, similarly and more forcefully and loudly say "I understand it, and if you don't agree with me you have little to no grasp…">

I never said that. [more]

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WendyBG replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:45 PM

Re: So far, I've been wrong on interest rates

<Price discovery in the bond markets is broken because of central bank interference? If so, the next order thinking on what follows from that is, what? Is the bond market the only "asset" being manipulated? If not, then what are the [more]

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WendyBG replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:26 PM

Re: So far, I've been wrong on interest rates

"Inflation" is not one single number. Most people refer to Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) when they talk about inflation, but inflation affects other assets as well.

Price is determined by the ratio of demand to supply. [more]

Tue Apr 28

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WendyBG replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:44 PM

Re: Control Panel: Green signals

< This time around I have spent literally thousands of hours pouring over financial data and it just keeps getting a further distance between share price and share value.>

Thank you, Poz. I appreciate your sharing. I have a similar [more]

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WendyBG replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:56 PM

Re: Control Panel: Green signals

<Meanwhile, I advise caution and to be invested in companies without declining revenues and who are not buying back shares at all time highs. Additionally companies which will do well in bad times as well as good. I'll leave it to the reader to [more]

Mon Apr 27

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WendyBG replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:01 PM

Re: Control Panel: Green signals

< If the market is priced for perfection, what happens when imperfection (the supposed human condition) rears its ugly head?

Will your report catch it or will the market be down 10% or more in a week between one report and the [more]

Sun Apr 26

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WendyBG posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:00 PM

Control Panel: Green signals

The Control Panel this week is a collection of positive indicators. The SPX has reached a new high, resetting the "mungofitch 99 day rule" count. The NASDAQ finally broke its 2000 bubble high. Market internals are strong. The Greed and Fear [more]

Sat Apr 25

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WendyBG replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:31 PM

Re: Anybody make nettles?

<Tender-handed stroke a nettle
And it stings you for your pains.
Grasp it like a man of mettle
And it soft as silk remains.>

I love this old saying! Thank you for sharing and for your good wishes.
Wendy

Fri Apr 24

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WendyBG posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:36 AM

Anybody make nettles?

Nettles are...welll...nettlesome. They sting like crazy. If I touch one even lightly I get a welt that lasts several days.

I have a bunch of nettles springing up in my garden. They are pretty and green. I hate to see a free food source go to [more]

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WendyBG replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:29 AM

Re: Mallow leaf soup

<The soup is easy enough to make and probably yummy. Have you made it yet?>

Not yet, because I didn't realize mallow leaves are edible. It's just beginning to break dormancy here in northern WA State.

Wendy

Thu Apr 23

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WendyBG replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 9:05 PM

Re: High physical memory usage

Thank you!
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WendyBG replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:12 PM

Re: High physical memory usage

< exactly what is the Specific Model of that
AMD Quad-core processor, 2.40 GHz
Processor???>

AMD Phenom 9750B Quad Core Processor. Memory 4.00 GB

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WendyBG posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:01 PM

Mallow leaf soup

About 5 years ago, I saw a weed with beautiful, silky pink flowers growing on the side of the road. I knew it would be mowed soon so I took a root cutting and grew it in my garden. It was a perennial mallow (Malua alcea).

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Wed Apr 22

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WendyBG replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 11:32 AM

Re: Beginning to add up costs of mastectomy

<Now you good people here at Women's Health Issues know why we at Macroeconomic Trends and Risks (METaR) refer to Wendy, with loving awe and just a tad of sibling teasing, as our Empress.>

My cousin calls me "Wendipedia," [more]

Tue Apr 21

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WendyBG replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 11:09 PM

Re: Beginning to add up costs of mastectomy

<Good lord, woman - did you leave no potential stone unturned?>

Between my diagnosis in December 2014 and my surgery in March 2015, I basically did nothing but research breast cancer day and night.


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WendyBG replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 3:22 PM

Re: High physical memory usage

I should add...even when I am not running any applications, the Task Manager shows 83 applications are running, using almost 50% of the physical memory.
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WendyBG posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 3:20 PM

High physical memory usage

I am running Windows 7 on a HP microtower.

AMD Quad-core processor, 2.40 GHz
RAM 4.0 GB
Operating system 64-bit
Hard drive has 821 GB free out of 927 GB

CPU usage is <10% right now, but sometimes applications run in [more]

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WendyBG replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 3:10 PM

Re: Beginning to add up costs of mastectomy

<she could have massaged the lymph nodes to drain after her surgery to fix the problem. >

Thank you for sharing this.

Before my surgery, I went to a physical therapist to learn about manual lymphatic drainage [more]

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WendyBG replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 1:21 PM

Re: Beginning to add up costs of mastectomy

<Hope you're still working your way back to health and feeling stronger by the day :)>

Thank you :-).

I am getting better bit by bit. Not back to full strength yet.

My biggest problem is pain from the expanders. If I [more]

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