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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:43 PM

Re: METAR thinking

Advocat

You mean we are going to have another financial collapse? Our politicians would never stand for it, but then in 2007-2009 were they sitting for it?

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:40 PM

Re: OT: There is no safe corner

intercst

It seems to me I have heard about at least a couple of cases of people driving their vehicles down sidewalks. The can get onto the sidewalks at intersections unless that have posts too.

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:37 PM

Re: METAR thinking

Jeff

Were you joking? It's pretty clear that the signals are pointing towards the euphoria of the last decade evaporating.

It was 10 yrs ago that the financial collapse occurred. Most reporters and many politicians [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:29 PM

Re: Be careful out there....

Poz

Well, I am with the group that feels the 2-yr is more important than the highly publicized 10 yr Tresudry

Investors have been testing the waters over the past month, yanking $868 million out of U.S. equity ETFs while pouring [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:28 PM

Re: Marrying Rich Better Than An Education

Jeff

Caltech made graduates of the accelerated program at Univ. Chicago get a BS from Caltech as they maintained that you learn a lot more in class than you do just taking the tests. I had an office mate that this actually happened [more]

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

Re: Marrying Rich Better Than An Education

I have a saying, "Marry a wealthy spouse and be miserable in comfort."

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:39 PM

Re: Gee GDP

goof

A very interest reference.

Thanks

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 5:04 PM

Re: Interest Rates?

King

A flattening of the yield curve suggests a weakening of the economy because the big boys are buying lots of short-term Treasuries instead of stocks. Short-term rates higher than long-term rates is considered a very bad sign. So we [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 4:57 PM

Re: Interest Rates?

cool

I agree that companies don't NEED to upgrade plant and equipment, but, if you are going to throw money away, companies at least have shiny new plant and equipment to show for it.

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Fri Apr 20

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brucedoe replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 1:54 PM

Re: REITS?

Under my pen name, I have a post on the "death" of retail stores: http://stopcontinentaldrift.blogspot.com/2018/04/retail-stor...

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 1:30 PM

Re: Interest Rates?

Wendy

Yes, I don't understand the behavior of the 2 yr Treasury vs the 10 yr or 30 yr for that matter. The 2 yr seems to be suggesting a weakening of the economy, but with the recent tax cut on top of a booming economy, I don't see [more]

Wed Apr 18

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 6:33 PM

Re: A Look at VTR......

Murph

Does he mean that when VTR was over $70/sh that it was more the 100% overvalued?

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Fri Apr 13

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:55 PM

Re: Poll: Main reason for longer life spans?

I soon will be 87 yrs old and have no idea why I have lived this long. It certainly isn't hereditary as no male on either side of my family has lived to 75 except me and I'm well beyond it. Also when I was in my 20s and early 30s I had a [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:46 PM

Re: The Price of Low Taxes

The price of low taxes is a low standard of living. think of Kansas, Oklahoma and others cutting schools are tax cuts. Germany likes to build car factories in the American South which they consider 3rd world country. The largest "American" [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:37 PM

Re: Counting the Players in Syria

Jeff

It is even worse than you say. Before the Shah was overthrown, The American CIA overthrew a democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran (Mohammad Mossadegh) at the request of the forerunner of the oil company British Petroleum (BP) by [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 2:17 PM

Re: Bed Bath results and read through

The problem with package delivery all depends on the apportionment of overhead to packages, currently 5 something percent for packages.

It is hard to figure out. The mail MUST be delivered so if a truck goes out and only delivers mail, 100% [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 1:53 PM

Re: HCP board closed....

My VTR is down considerably too, but I actually added shares as I can't find anything wrong with the company. I'm getting 6.6% on my new shares. It paid a nice dividend yesterday.

Years ago I owned HCP when it was raising its [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:25 AM

Re: Do not call lists

I get a few calls per day in which nothing shows on the screen, The phone just rings. I've never answered it. When it is done ringing, there is no record of a missed call either.

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Tue Mar 20

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brucedoe replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 1:46 PM

Re: "Secret"

kelbon

I don't know when you feel a stock is worth buying, but GPC pays a dividend of over 3% so historically it is not overpriced now and they have increased their dividend for 62 years.

And in REITs, VTR stock has been [more]

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brucedoe replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 1:26 PM

Re: "Secret"

Goofy

The 2nd most valuable stock in 1900 was U.S. Leather. the largest was the just put together U.S. Steel. The first one is long gone. But big Steel was the dominant compa=y even after WW-II for a couple of decades. It still exists and [more]

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