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WendyBG replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:39 PM

Re: Ultimate Bullish Sign

<David Stockman predicts imminent crash. >

David Stockman is a perma-bear. He has a web site with other perma-bears who tend to froth around the mouth. They seize on every downward wiggle and don't seem to understand the concept of [more]

Wed May 20

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WendyBG replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:13 PM

Re: Drought: It's not just the SW & CA

The Olympic Mountains have less than 5% of average snowpack. In some places, zero snow. In a normal year, the snow doesn't even start melting significantly until June in the mountains.

There will be a town meeting in Sequim about the drought [more]

Tue May 19

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WendyBG replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:41 AM

Re: Where's Wendy?

Hi, GalinAZ. Thank you for asking.

I had a double mastectomy on 3/25/2015 for invasive ductal carcinoma. The details are on the Women's Health Board.

I have been gradually recovering. Did Zumba this evening. Still a ways to go [more]

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WendyBG replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:34 AM

Re: Hey Hey Hey

Congratulations! Wishing you many years of love, togetherness and peace.
Wendy

Thu May 14

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WendyBG replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 10:31 AM

Re: Bilateral mastectomy: 6 weeks post-op

<I wonder if the persistent pain isn't your body's way of telling you to slow down a little and give it a chance to focus on healing?>

You make a good point. I am trying to avoid exercises that put a lot of pressure on the pectoral [more]

Wed May 13

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WendyBG replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 8:52 PM

Re: Bilateral mastectomy: 6 weeks post-op

<Vicodin contains acetaminophen. Please be careful about taking additional acetaminophen with it -- http://www.drugs.com/vicodin.html Maximal recommended dose of acetaminophen is 4000mg/day -- [more]

Tue May 12

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WendyBG posted to the Women's Health Issues board. 7:45 PM

Bilateral mastectomy: 6 weeks post-op

Six weeks post-op is supposed to be a milestone, when everything is supposed to be better and life can get back to normal. Of course, that's just a rough rule of thumb.

Because of my good state of physical conditioning pre-op, I was [more]

Wed May 6

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WendyBG posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:14 PM

Deciphering a medical bill

Here is the medical bill for 3/25/2015 the day of my bilateral mastectomy (for bilateral invasive ductal carcinoma), which included implantation of expanders for breast reconstruction.

The Amount Billed was $153,377.28. My responsibility, [more]

Mon May 4

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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]

Sun May 3

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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

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