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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:24 PM

Re: Mylan to get some competition

Puck

How true. There isn't competition in the pharmaceutical industry. If one company raises its price on a drug, the "competitors" of that drug are gleefully raised also. Since congress says that Medicare cannot bargain on [more]

Sat Jan 14

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:49 PM

Re: Millennials ARE worse off than their parents

Steve

Now Steve .... You are better than that. We love you.

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:47 PM

Re: Millennials ARE worse off than their parents

conductor

There's much less interesting or necessary work to be done.

I dispute this comment. If anything there are MORE interesting jobs available but there are fewer qualified people to fill them. Of course, [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 2:30 PM

Re: Old NRF- new CLNS pref shares

Yes, I can see that the new Colony-NRF preferreds are trading. In fact they hit both new 52-week high and lows this last week. this probably means that the counting is starting over and is not historical.

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Fri Jan 13

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 4:10 PM

Re: Old NRF- new CLNS pref shares

Are CLNS preferred shares still trading or are they Waldenized?

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Thu Jan 12

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 1:12 PM

Re: Renewable Energy

Actthe "impression" that wind is strongest during the weakest demand hours is incorrect. Wind blows more during the day which is during the high demand hours. There are many references for this on Google. A couple are:

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:49 PM

Re: The DEATH of the Consumer Camera...

Curta Calculater. Never heard of it. Intereesting.

Friden came out with two electro-mechanical calculators. One could do AxBxC and the other could do square roots. I think each cost about #1,100 at the time. Then An Wang came out with the [more]

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brucedoe posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:38 PM

Teenager (OT)

I have posted on my blog a short poem called Teenager. It is getting lots of page views. If interested it is at [more]

Wed Jan 11

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:46 PM

Re: The DEATH of the Consumer Camera...

Ah, yes, I got a Kaeuffel and Esser Log-Log Duplex Decitrig slide rule* for Christmas in 1950 so it is 65 yrs old and hangs on the wall of my
man cave" Attached to it is a tie clip of a tiny slide rule that actually works.

I loved [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:30 PM

Re: Private debt bad, public debt good?

Mark R

Using a simpler tax system that I described above, people will buy the house they want/need and distorting tax law won't come into play. People will take the mortgage they want/need without being nudged one way or another due [more]

Tue Jan 10

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brucedoe posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:33 PM

Telephone Call Problem

Though this is not exactly about computers,it is related. Some months ago, I started getting robo telephone calls labeled simply "Incoming Call" and more recently "Out of Area." I'm sure in the beginning I answered these calls [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:14 PM

Re: OT? No sympathy

qaz

But they still vote, as we found out last November.

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:08 PM

Re: AMA asks GOP how it would replace 'Obama

steve 203

They throw me a dividend occasionally to keep my interest, but they probably wouldn't even ask for my vote if the SEC didn't force them to.

And companies donate money to various political causes and never [more]

Wed Jan 4

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brucedoe replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 6:50 PM

Re: Seven Step Guide to Dividend Investing

rayvt

Why is the DGI focus on companies that raise their dividend every year? That seems to be an artificial and needlessly strict requirement. If it is a great company, what's wrong if it just stays at the same dividend for a couple [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:30 PM

Re: Breathtaking tax increase in Philly

As a geologist, I spent many months working in semi-arid areas (i.e. areas that get less than 6 in. of rain per year) In geology, many geologists are proud to be tough guys and don't drink any water in the field. All the ones I know got [more]

Mon Jan 2

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brucedoe replied to the Tax Strategies board. 12:58 PM

Re: RMD Question

I have experience with an RMD not being withdrawn. I thought it was automatic by my provider, but it wasn't so I paid the RMD quickly after the first of the year and begged forgiveness as I wasn't trying to cheat the government. It became a [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 12:40 PM

Re: Seven Step Guide to Dividend Investing

kelborn

I'm sorry you feel this way about Drip Investing. I used to be the person that tried to keep up with the number of consecutive years of a stock increasing its dividend. Along came dFish who constructed a far, far more valuable [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:18 PM

Re: New sanctions on Russia

Goofy

Note to notehound: not everyone who works in government is "a bureaucrat." My sister did, she was definitely "a bureaucrat." The people who found Bin Laden in the absence of any meaningful physical presence were [more]

Fri Dec 30

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brucedoe replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 2:37 AM

Re: Monthly dividend stocks

Stag is another one. I own a bit of it.

Also you can build a monthly in come of Quarterly paying stock. For example, buy one that pays in January, another in February and a third in March.

For example: OXY pays in January, VZ pays [more]

Thu Dec 29

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:33 PM

Re: USian healthcare.

In case anyone wonders if there are women CEOs in Health Care, the answer is yes:

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