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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 10:25 AM

Re: RALPH--help--buy VTR now or ----

spanky

There is an old stock market adage: "Buy on the rumor, sell on the news."


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Wed Jun 24

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 12:09 PM

Re: VTR

klee12

OK, but all those things with ETFs are voluntary and are not forcing.]

for mutual funds, when they get more money they buy more stock so when money is withdrawn they must sell some equities.

It is quite different, I [more]

Tue Jun 23

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 12:40 AM

Re: VTR

I don't understand this When an ETF has outflows, it must sell shares of its holdings indiscriminately. Thus, when VNQ has large outflows, it must dump its Ventas shares onto the market regardless of pricing.

This is true of mutual [more]

Wed Jun 17

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:28 AM

Re: under Attack (Again)

tketola

Thanks for your suggestions. I running Malwarebytes Home Premium. Trend Micro was recommended by our local guru.

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Sat Jun 13

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:39 PM

Re: under Attack (Again)

So how is it affecting your Operating Environment, if any???

It doesn't seem to affect anything I want to do. so I guess I should just forget it but it makes me nervous.

In its weekly scan, Malwarebytes did find a couple of [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:33 PM

Re: what's Japanese for "no"?

I spent 3 mo. in Japan and at one time I had a 300 word vocabulary in Japanese.

The Japanese word for "yes" is "HAI." It is pronounced sharply and quickly and usually rather loud (especially by males) and to a Western ear [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 1:04 PM

Re: VTR (Gasp!)

We should remember that pices of stocks move up and down. I'm not sure why Health Care Reists are being hit so hard. Perhaps the "real money" thinks they got ahead of themselves so decided to short? But let's be optimisitc and think that [more]

Fri Jun 12

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 5:30 PM

Re: under Attack (Again)

I have now also run AdwCleaner, but it didn't help.

After running SpyHunter, It seems like I wouldn't get the ZBOT attacks for awhile, but they would eventually come back.

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 4:52 PM

Re: under Attack (Again)

However, you never responded to HereIGoAgainSSBB/Post, asking you to explain exactly what your problem are!!!</>

The message I get from Trend Micro is: OPS_HTTP_ZBOT_REQUEST-5

So it is a ZBOT attack which is said to try to
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Thu Jun 11

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:14 AM

Re: under Attack (Again)

Trend Micro is blocking s Trojan that seeks to steal passwords.

I have now run SpyHunter that I found by accident. It seemed to get very good reviews. It found more than 500 things of various degrees of danger. It has been some time since [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:04 AM

Re: A Micro Issue With Macro Impact - The Salton

Fusion power seems to stay always 30 yrs into the future. Billions have been spent trying to harness its power to little avail. I don't know what the current government contribution to fusion power is but it used to be about $300 million a year when [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 10:45 AM

Re: VTR (Gasp!)

I too added a little bit to my VTR holdings, already that had been my largest REIT holding.

One thing is that all the principal health care REITs are down much like VTR. We should also keep in mind that the mass of baby boomers is entering [more]

Mon Jun 8

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brucedoe posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 4:00 PM

under Attack (Again)

I seem to have my desktop under attack again. I've cleaned the hard disk, I run Trend Micro Devices* for Trojans, Malwarebytes,* I've run Root kit, and CCleaner. I think there is something I have forgotten. Is it AdWare?

Though the attack [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:44 PM

Re: Get Smart

waterfell

Even worse, a lot of natural gas is being flamed in North Dakota which is a total waste. In addition, leakage in the production of natural gas is such that a lot of the benefit of using natural gas is lost.

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:39 PM

Re: Fight Poverty Randomista Style

Some things work until they don't.

I lived in the Denver area at one point, and, for 5 yrs during school year in the mid and later 80s, I participated with a group in trying to motivate children in a low-cost housing development that was 90% [more]

Fri Jun 5

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:01 AM

Re: I'm stumped & Bernanke is, too?

Goofy

You might add automation to the mix of things shocking labor. The cost of labor must be less than the cost of automating.

There are some things moderating the los cost of off-shoring labor. for example the high cost of energy [more]

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brucedoe posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 10:56 AM

VTR (Gasp!)

VTR is now 22% below its recent 52 week high (also an all-time high, I believe). My 400 sh have now lost more than $7,000 and may well go negative. Currently it is still $1,000+ above my purchase price.

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Wed Jun 3

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brucedoe posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:31 AM

P/Es & Dividends

As of the close of business yesterday, the DJIA had a P/E almost identical to a year ago (16.37 vs 16.36), but the dividend is higher than a year ago ($2.30 vs $2.18). Though a P/E of more than 16 is a bit high, it is hardly alarming, and I wouldn't [more]

Tue Jun 2

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:12 AM

Re: "Right to work"

Foolish

Quit correct. and these poor states become wards of the Federal government, like Mississippi, but don't expect any gratitude from them.

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Mon Jun 1

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:54 AM

Re: Keep the Big TBTF Banks....

bjchip

The reason our government is not considered more corrupt is that we codify it. Certainly giving hedge fund managers a 15% tax rate for earning when they have no "skin in the game" leaves me gasping.

As you say [more]

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