brucedoe

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Sat Jul 12

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

Re: Solar energy in Israel

tim443

Solar may be more economic iin the NorthEast than you think. This is because the cost of energy is higher there.

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Thu Jul 10

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

Re: Solar energy in Israel

I think solar is a long-term winner. I saw an article (but didn't read it) of commercial solar farms "frying" flying birds. It is hard to develp something that is 1005 good. Wind farms also seem to kill a lot of birds though the percentage [more]

Tue Jul 8

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brucedoe replied to the Tax Strategies board. 12:45 PM

Re: Dividend Forever Stocks

dd

A more appropriate board for you is the Dividend Growth Investing Board.

There is a fellow who goes by dfish who published a monthly list of companies increasing their dividends. The star page is those that have increased their [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 12:26 PM

Re: Restaurant/Food Dividend Payer

If I had to buy one of your list, I would buy CBRL. Not only is the menu extensive and reasonable and palatable, but they have the "impulse" store included so you can buy trinkets of various kinds.

An added plus is that they [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:56 AM

Re: Economics of renewable energy

jaagu

Actually everyone should understand that nuclear power is abridge form of power. It is not a permanent type of eneregy production. as the better uranium deposits are used up and the price of uranium production increases, nukes will [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:16 AM

Re: Control Panel: Dow 17,000!

Wendy

Do you have any information on who is dropping out of the labor-force. For example, someone with small children earning the minimum wage, cannot send their children to a child care center even though the employees there are earning [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:57 AM

Re: Kansas Tax cut Failures study

In what I consider my best post ever, back in 2010 I explained by income tax cuts are an inefficient way of stimulating the economy. Looks like it is timely again: [more]

Thu Jul 3

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brucedoe posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 2:41 PM

NRF & NSAM

NRF has split into two stocks, one with the old ticker and the other with a new one. Somehow I didn't see this coming and I don't know what to do. I don't even see any news about it though I haven't looked hard.

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Tue Jul 1

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brucedoe replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 2:19 PM

Re: Updated Dividend Champions

I note that we now have two representatives in the Sexy Sixties of increasing their dividends for 60 yrs: DBD and AWR. We'll have to wait a bit before we see another, but DOV will join next year and GPC, NWN, PH, PG are poised to join this elite [more]

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brucedoe posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:52 PM

30 Yr Treasury Bonds

June ended with the 30-yr Treasury Bond at 3.34%, close to the low for the year of 3.29% on May 28th and well below where the bond opened the year at 3.92%.

Reducing the Fed bond buying doe not seem to cause the long bond to [more]

Fri Jun 27

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:05 PM

Re: "Hot hand" trends and evolution

Wendy

Today, there still isn’t much evidence for a hot hand in basketball or beyond.

I don't understand this sentence. Certainly in basketball and other sports there is the hot hand. some days you can't miss and other days [more]

Sun Jun 22

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:31 PM

Re: Economics of wind turbines

waterfell

Though I like your analysis, it doesn't take into account the pollution effects of coal or natural gas fired power plants. Right now, to charge them to clean up the atmosphere where they dump their pollutants* would probably put [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:03 PM

Re: Economics of wind turbines

jaagu

I'm all for getting rid of overhead power lines.

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:52 PM

Re: Remember stagflation?

Wendy

Once inflation begins, it often spirals out of control. Fed Chairman Paul Volcker raised the Fed funds rate and induced the severe 1980-82 recession to stop the advance of inflation. In today's Fed-bloated asset market, a similar [more]

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brucedoe posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 3:42 PM

CORR - Anybody?

Motley Fool has come out with a mention of CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, a new REIT ( [more]

Tue Jun 17

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:20 PM

Re: From Exel to Lotus 1-2-3

The Excel version is 2007.

My NYSE file (the largest by far) contains 4,634KB (in Lotus it is considerably less 2,070KB perhaps because the equations are nearly all deleted while saving the numbers), but please remember that I can close this [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:45 AM

Re: Microsoft Surface

steven

Many thanks for you analysis and you are right it is the Surface Pro 3 I was thinking of.. I live at least 70 mi. from the Microsoft store in Durham, NC, and 110 mi. from the one in Charlotte. At my age, I don't drive such distances [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 11:26 AM

Re: Stocks vs Cash as dividend

As I recall, Dixe Roll gives a 3% stock dividend every year but keeps the dividend the same or increases it slightly so in that case the stock dividend is accretive,.

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:17 AM

Re: Markets Are Restacking Building Blocks of Crisis

How dare you tell me I can't be surprised! But then I surprise easily.

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:09 AM

Re: Control Panel: Oscillation around trend

Wendy

Fiscal policy is extra-loose right now.

Could you expand on this sentence. Government receipts are growing and the Sequester is causing Federal budgets to contract. The government refuses to increase taxes. I wouldn't [more]

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