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brucedoe replied to the Economy and Markets board. 1:47 PM

Re: Russell 2000 vs S&P 500

For what it is worth, the P/E of the DJIA is 16.16 whereas the P/E of the Russell 2000 is 81.52(!). The DJIA looks to me to be only a bit high whereas the P/E of the Russell 2000 is OUTASIGHT. I have been forecasting a decline in the Russell 2000 for [more]

Fri Sep 12

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brucedoe replied to the Economy and Markets board. 1:22 PM

Re: Russell 2000 vs S&P 500

EthylMercaptan

What a moniker. Do you smell bad? Do you flare up easily? Do you get undere people's skin? Do you have a sibling MethylMercaptan?



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brucedoe posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:04 PM

Decline Of The Yen

You may have noticed that the yen is declining against the doller. Forecasts are that it will decline even farther. these forecasts range up to 200 yen/dollar. More common is to increase to 110-115 by the end of the year. ( [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:01 PM

Re: On learning

gazulight

Yes reading your article is good mind exercise. Want to do even batter? Read it out loud as that uses a different part of the brain. Have someone read it to you. Hearing is even more brain exercise.

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Tue Sep 9

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:32 PM

Re: Krugman: Ben saved the economy

Hawken

Can you or anyone explain to me why low interest rates are said to work economic miracles in the U.S., but do not cure stagnation in Japan whose interest rates are a fraction of ours?

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:28 PM

Re: OT: Cancer and natural prevention

Wendy

Have you read anything about the benefits from consuming some grated frozen lemon (skin plus the meat)? all sorts of remarkable things are attributed to it, including cancer. The lemon skin is said to be the more powerful [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:19 PM

Re: Financial schemes against retirees

Wendy

but where can I find out about Frog protection (looking at my pet frog).

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Fri Aug 29

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brucedoe polled the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:26 PM

Poll: September Investing

Will September be a down month for stocks as it often is (The Worst Month Of The Year)?

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brucedoe posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:19 PM

How's That "Sell In May" Thingee Doing for You

With apologies to the immortal Sarah Palin, I adopted her way o speaking to the "Sell In May" adage. Well, since May 30 (If I've done the math right), the S&P500 is up 4.15%, the DJIA is up 2.28%, the Nasdaq Composite is up 7.96% and [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:32 PM

Re: Bad exits only for the Fed

As for Yellowstone IV, it will not be anytime soon. Volcanologists look for inflation of the magma chamber that is reflected in surface mounding and harmonic tremor. Neither of this is happening. Back in the early 1980s, it was thought that [more]

Wed Aug 27

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brucedoe replied to the Tax Strategies board. 1:02 PM

Re: REITs

If you hold the REIT is an IRA or a 401K, when you withdraw the money you pay income tax on the FULL amount (purchase price plus dividends and capital gains).

If you hold the REIT in a taxable account you pay income tax on only on the [more]

Tue Aug 26

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:48 PM

Re: OT: The Carefree Retirement Life

david fb

I have lost muscles in both arms from different reasons so I have little arm strength, but there are electric wheel chairs. In the continuing care facility where I live, there are many.

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:42 PM

Re: OT: The Carefree Retirement Life

Old age is when you realize that most people dying are younger than you.

People age at different rates. Happily at 83, I'm not quite in the state mentioned in my poem On Age 82, but I'm headed in that direction. ( [more]

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

Re: OT: Washington, DC destroyed

Our enemies becoming our friends is not uncommon for the U.S. It is not only the Brits, but how about the Japanese? We are reasonably tight with Germany also. My generation may have to die out first, but I'm sure that Vietnam will become a close [more]

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brucedoe posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:58 PM

What Is Al This Stuff In Documents On v.7?

The Documents file is cluttered with weird things with .js and .css extensions. Often many of the same name. I hope I haven't done anything damaging, but I have deleted over 300 of these and similar things. In figures there are lots of logos like [more]

Wed Aug 20

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:52 AM

Re: OT: Iceland Volcano -Calling out BruceDoe

More on a possible Iceland volcano eruption: http://www.cnbc.com/id/101933050

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:37 AM

Re: OT: Iceland Volcano -Calling out BruceDoe

gazulight

Oh, fun. Max magnitude is 2.1. Just how much you would feel that depends on the basement rocks. In Eastern U.S.* that has a lot of crystalline basement, earthquakes are felt more and farther out than in Western U.S. where the [more]

Mon Aug 18

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brucedoe posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:29 AM

Treasury Bubble?

This week, the German 2-year yield fell into negative territory while its 10-year yield dropped below 1 percent for the first time ever. Italian and Spanish yields fell to record lows in step with their German counterparts.

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Sun Aug 17

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:45 PM

Re: Editing Scanned Documents

Thanks Paul. I'll see about conversion to PDF files.

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:43 PM

Re: Editing Scanned Documents

Thanks Larry.

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