brucedoe

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:21 AM

Re: Computer Attacks Again

I've deleted all the attacks. My program says it stopped 443 events yesterday. I'm conducting a full scan right now. This is the only day of attacks in the past month.

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Tue Jul 29

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brucedoe replied to the Tax Strategies board. 2:54 PM

Re: Cashing In Savings Bonds

WPatch

You bet I will as I am cashing them at their request.

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brucedoe posted to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 2:52 PM

Computer Attacks Again

My virus/spyware program is Trend Titanium Maximum Security, a paid program recommended by the local guru that I never heard of but seems to be very good. It continuously works in the background. It has been going many days without any problems [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:36 PM

Re: Rubies are actually 90% cheap GLASS

My late wife wanted a decent sized sapphire. I found one the size she wanted, but it was a clear sapphire heated until it turned blue. The difference in cost between what my late wife called a "real" blue sapphire and one heated in an oven [more]

Sat Jul 26

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brucedoe posted to the Tax Strategies board. 1:22 PM

Cashing In Savings Bonds

My late wife bought some Savings Bonds before we married.* The 30 yrs for earning interest is almost up, and I am in the process of cashing them it and distributing the proceeds to her two sons. In her will, she grants to me anything not in her [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:53 PM

Re: The future, or what's left of it.

Goofy

Newspapers are an interesting thing. We have a pay-for local newspaper that I guess struggles but continues to exist on two papers a week. It basically contains local news, but the Opinion pages get more broad. It is in a very [more]

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brucedoe posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:40 PM

Dow Falls 0.8% On Troubling News

Barron's has a weekly article called the Trader and the above title is what the Trader used this week. Do you want to know the troubling news? I'll tell you the troubling news. the following is quoted from the article:
Earnings results have [more]

Thu Jul 24

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:36 AM

Re: Poll: OT: What kind of fireplace???

My wife had a wood stove put in to heat the new family room. I can testify the bit about chopping up wood and bringing it in to feed the fireplace. After years of this, and the worst time is when you get up in the morning, we gave up and put in a [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:21 AM

Re: The future, or what's left of it.

Goofy

I have been a holdout from the smart phone , maybe one of the last, but I have decided to get one although to make good use of it I guss my monthly bill will go up to at least $70/mo. The oldest son was here with most of his family and [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:12 AM

Re: Russian Sanctions

Mom

The Russian economy is not all that hot and if they stop gas supplies to Europe, I would think this would hurt their economy and be counterproductive. On the other hand, Russian leaders historically have not hesitated to exact suffering [more]

Wed Jul 23

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 6:08 PM

Re: A Few Thoughts on Bond Yields

CM001

Have you taken into account that the median household income has been dropping. In the year 2000, it was $55,100 and in 2012 it was $51,371.

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Thu Jul 17

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:50 AM

Re: Engineers not not get enough respect

jaagu

I don't know if it is still true, but, when I graduated in engineering (1954), most graduates went into sales. I presume some of these did very well. this is not what I wanted to do, however, so I continued on in sicence in graduate [more]

Wed Jul 16

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:04 PM

Re: A Serious Question

Since the Supreme Court has ruled that corporations are people, they should pay income taxes, shouldn't they?

Congress could help a lot if it passed a law that corporations must be 50% foreign owned to be a foreign company.

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brucedoe posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:01 PM

Question for AK Engineer or Anyone

I have been trying to find out what the oil production is from the NPR-A, but as nearly as I can tell there still isn't any. Is that correct?

I have also tried to find out how much oil is being produced from the moderate-sized Sourdough Oil [more]

Tue Jul 15

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:46 AM

Re: Defining risk

Wendy

Here goes,"A person who feels very, very bad when investments go down has an emotional reaction that may supersede the numbers. This may cause an investor to bypass opportunities. A person who feels elated when investments go [more]

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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