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

U.S Labor Participation Rate

The U.S. workforce participation has been declining since late in the Presidency of Bill Clinton. I ask the question of where are all these people getting money to live on? You can only get Federal welfare for 5 yrs lifetime. Perhaps some states [more]

Tue Jun 30

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brucedoe posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:39 AM

OT Book Review

Some of you may be interested in my book review of "13 Things That Don't Make Sense" by Michael Brooks. It is in three parts with Part I at: [more]

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

Re: A Few Quick Thoughts...

Reitnut

Regarding Utilities, a year ago the P/E of them was 23.8 which is in the bubble territory so far as I am concerned. However, as of the close of business yesterday the ratio is 16.67 which is pretty normal. Also the dividend now is a [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 10:19 AM

Re: A Few Quick Thoughts...

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Mon Jun 29

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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for mutual funds, when they get more money they buy more stock so when money is withdrawn they must sell some equities.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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Fri Jun 12

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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]

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