brucedoe

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Sat Oct 13

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 12:23 PM

Re: Youtube this week with Barry Sternlicht

On home construction, the 20% duty on Canadian soft wood lumber is estimated to add $6,000 to the avg new home and $3,000 to a multifamily home unit* in one study and as much as $8,500** on a new home in another.

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Wed Oct 10

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brucedoe posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:43 PM

October Stock Markets

With the DJIA down more than 500 pts on Oct 10 at 2:30 PM, I am reminded that the two biggest crashes in stock market history. In the most recent one in 1987, the DJIA fell 22% but was up about 3% when the year ended. The Friday below "Black [more]

Thu Oct 4

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brucedoe replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 1:33 PM

Re: Income vs. Dividend Growth "T"

I go along with those who don't buy tobacco stocks as stand alone. Of course, you can't avoid having some of it in mutual funds or ETFs (e.g. S&P 500). I've had to swallow that.

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:22 PM

Re: Presidential Alert to EVERY smartphone in th

I don't use my cell phone much so haven't checked for the message. I hope it is accompanied by the ear-splitting blast as the red banner that increasingly runs across out TV screens and shuts off the program being watched until they complete [more]

Tue Sep 4

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brucedoe replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 1:13 PM

Re: Dividend Champions

HooRay!

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:28 PM

Re: Winter is Coming

Do you know that -40 degrees Celsius and -40Dgrees Fahrenheit are the same? that is where the two scales cross.

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

Re: SW Washington - Trump's Tarriff War Hits...

I lived in SW Washington and never knew there was a port there. There is some exposure to the Potomac River. My SW Washington was D.C., are you talking about that? Maybe you are talking about Washington State?

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Wed Aug 8

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brucedoe replied to the Tax Strategies board. 2:02 PM

Re: Donations

AJ

Many thanks for your reply.

I do have a Charitable Gift Annuity to the MSM Alumni Foundation off of which I do get 6% quarterly a part of which is not-taxable each year. I haven't looked into what happens to these in the new [more]

Tue Aug 7

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brucedoe posted to the Tax Strategies board. 1:11 PM

Donations

Many years ago, I established a small fund with the MSM Alumni Associaton(MSM stood for Missouri School of Mines but it is now called the Missouri University of Science and Technology). I have already donated $10,000 to the fund this year and have [more]

Fri Aug 3

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 6:47 PM

Re: Blue Screen Of Death

mmrmnhrm

I have looked at the Phoenix article you supplied and will check for a bad capacitor.

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:12 PM

Re: Blue Screen Of Death

mmrmnhrm

I'll look into your reference.

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:10 PM

Re: Blue Screen Of Death

Poodle

Good point. I can't remember the last time the case was opend but it could be more than 2 yrs ago. I'll have to do that.

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:05 PM

Re: Blue Screen Of Death

warrl

Much good advice in your post. It is true that I haven't looked inside the case for years. Yes, the computer could be 10 yrs old. Incidentally, my computer Guru told me I had better get a new computer, but it takes a LOT of work to [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:36 PM

Re: They didn't ask Tim (or me)

waterfell

No one says there shouldn't be plans for electricity storage for solar. Batteries are one thing and there is research going on to increase the efficiency of batteries. But for power plants, there are other options such as pump [more]

Wed Aug 1

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 1:36 PM

Re: Blue Screen Of Death

mmrmnhrm

Many thanks. I'll have to wait for another blue screen to answer some of your questions.

I use Trend Micro Maximum Security that is recommended by our local computer guru.

I live alone. I'm 87 yrs old and [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:18 PM

Re: Oh, the fun has just begun

tim

bear markets tend to be universal so if you are worried about a U.S. market collapse, it probably will go global.

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:16 PM

Re: Oh, the fun has just begun

tim

I thought the painting was a parody on our President moving across a swamp of his own making. I guess it just shows the problem of being subtle.

I'm glad to have the reference to the painting.

Even though your post [more]

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

Re: Oh, the fun has just begun

Steve

What you say is all true, but the steep market correction started earlier (in 1973 as I recall) just after Nixon won a second term handily. It turned into the biggest stock market decline since the Great Depression up to [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:34 PM

Re: They didn't ask Tim (or me)

waterfell

There is also their controversy over adding 20% of the energy needs with a natural gas new Russian pipeline.

I'm still not convinced there is any real saving from going to natural gas because of leakage. there is also [more]

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brucedoe posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 12:26 PM

Blue Screen Of Death

For the last month or so, I have been averaging about a Blue Screen Of Dead (where there is a crash needing recovery) about once a day with a few days having two (none so far today.

I mainly use Chrome and am also getting their Aw Snap [more]

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