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flyerboys replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 28 minutes ago

Re: where to begin

For most people the hardest part is this:

Focus just on writing it down.
Don't even worry about what you can or should cut out.
Just get the numbers down
,

and that is because connecting with reality is scary if you [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:08 PM

Re: Pipeline "Stuff"

Hooray and good for you Tim!

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:55 AM

Re: Calif. roadtrip: past vs present observations

A beautiful post Ray, thanks.

I loved the old central valley and grew very familiar with it on my trips from Los Angeles to go mountaineering in the western Sierra Nevada along some of the highways you describe. In 1968 I worked as a [more]

Wed Sep 17

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flyerboys posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:15 PM

x-post from Oil & Gas

An excellent, important, but understated post on the Oil and Gas forum by robertts12 with big macroeconomic implications (as Oil and Gas prices have always been rather inelastic unless politically short term manipulated):

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flyerboys replied to the Oil and Gas board. 5:08 PM

Re: readings

An excellent, important, but understated post by robertts12.

Thanks & a rec!

From the linked column (read it for much more illuminating data)

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flyerboys replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 4:53 PM

Re: CVEO Conversion To REIT

I know nothing and have nothing to contribute but a rec and a request for knowledgable folks to post. Interesting topic.

david fb

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:45 PM

Re: OT? Elderly misuse prescription drugs

Going beyond Wendy's citations and JLC's solid knowledge as an MD, let me chime in as an expert survivor/counselor/patient.

Nothing can replace having a competent literate loving person who knows you personally and well watching over drug [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:31 PM

Re: Ready For Ebola?

Erictheron13 welcome.

Tue Sep 16

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flyerboys replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 4:13 PM

Re: REIT swoon

I noticed that my preferreds were more stable than my common also. I expect you're right -- the big boys find most of the preferreds to be too sticky.

david fb

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:10 PM

Re: Felix Salmon says Scotland' will vote to spl

Interesting -- I had completely muffed the nationality time lag thingy.

Upon my asking directly, my Austrian and English friend tell me they can vote, but they are not voting as they believe this is a question for the Scots.

david [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:28 AM

Re: Whither Scotland's Empire?

Bilbao is the major city of the Basque Autonomous region -- completely different from Catalonia. Their regional parliament is in Vitoria, and their historic spiritual capital is Guernica, which is why Franco bombed the hell out of it. The Basques [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:12 AM

Re: Ray Rice

the NFL hires guys who like to do that kind of thing, and then expect them to turn off their agression when not on the field.

My point too, which is why I wrote my post about the 'masking' of the violence as a key part of the NFL [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:40 AM

Re: Ray Rice

from the NFL Personal Conduct Policy (part of the terms of employment)

Persons who fail to live up to this standard of conduct are guilty of conduct detrimental and subject to discipline, even where the conduct itself does not result in [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:18 AM

Re: Consumer debt in default

goofnoff:

"When will we join the rest of civilization...?"

My old Mom (now in her nineties) had an immediate answer (cribbed from Max Planck):

[quote slightly edited for unladylike [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:42 AM

Re: The Dawkins Delusion

Bill, you are doing an admirable job of koan-ing the PA. Keep at it (despite the lack of recs even when you spawn such interesting threads as this one).

I am amazed that no one has mentioned this (relatively new) book by one of the famous [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 4:56 AM

Re: REIT swoon

Agreeing with gtw999 and extending a bit more --

While the end of the FED's clamp on bond rates is at hand, somewhat countering that is the situation abroad.

Non-USA politico-macroeconomics may be unusually important to REIT's for a [more]

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flyerboys posted to the Oil and Gas board. 4:00 AM

x-post from METaR re China & oil

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/china-business/11098178/C......

China's new leadership are slamming hard on the credit brakes and results are now [more]

Mon Sep 15

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:53 PM

Re: This could be one serious divorce

The cairn is actually a very powerful argument for the No vote, much more powerful than all the political howling and economic fear mongering.

The rapidly growing cairn creates a simple emotional message of love and caring. It is much more [more]

Sun Sep 14

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:06 PM

Re: A disaster movie in the making.

DD nailed the crucial macro feature -- California grows most of the USA's vegetables from iceberg lettuce through artichokes and garlic, a huge percentage of its fruits, and of course lotsa nuts. All at risk and all going up big time in price and [more]

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