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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:21 AM

Re: Investing in renewables

Thanks jaguu.

I live in prime California sun zone, have long planned to go solar as I have remodeled and etc., with circuits and mounting structures in place, and am just about to bite and install, but the prices per KW keep falling! I [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:13 AM

Re: how many times have we heard this

"Pox on both your houses" is unkind, but worse, is unneeded, because the peoples of Israel/Palestine are cursed.

Hatred begets hatred, and evil begets evil, and violence begets violence. Each side has suffered for centuries in [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:56 AM

Re: Our 1% not as bad as your 1%

he really offensive income gap happens at a much higher income than 99%

I agree that in terms of political economy this is a crucial distinction.


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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:35 AM

Re: OT METAR Implications of the Ballad of Ted Plotz

Even if this board was, despite the best efforts of Wendy and her Paladins, overrun by tripe twoozing trolls, jibbering bandersnatches, and everyday ignoramuses (Kenahora... Pu-Pu-Pu!!!) [ [more]

Sat Nov 22

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:08 AM

Re: China + Europe spike the Punchbowl

Draghi says he's spiking the bowl, but actually he is pouring in seltzer water, as he has been for the last year. That is why euroland is still falling deeper and deeper into deflation trap. The German government is blocking real QE.

China, [more]

Thu Nov 20

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:00 PM

Re: can stocks rise 45% in 2015?

Good interesting argument Namkato.

I'm 96% invested largely because I buy the broad strokes of your argument, but I sure am nervously looking around. We are not in Kansas anymore, and I don't see any cute Munchkins neither. More like [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:49 PM

Re: This is so worth the 45 minutes!!!!

Cashemco, I'm giving a rec 'cuz it is a great video.

I request that when you post that you give a little explanation of WHY Metarites might want to follow link.

like:

This is an extremely compelling video that ties [more]

Wed Nov 19

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flyerboys posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:19 AM

OT: Farm Technique

Calling this OT because the macro impacts, although clearly there could be big ones, are too hard to pin down usefully.

A very very cheap and simple "patch" of environmental love onto industrial agriculture practice is showing [more]

Mon Nov 17

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:53 PM

Re: Poll: How fully invested are you?

I have a big hunk in REIT's -- so technically they are ownership of real property rather than qualifying as 'fully invested' in the meaning of the poll.

I have 1.2% gold and am slowly accumulating on dips.

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flyerboys replied to the First World Problems board. 4:47 PM

Re: Going to College Overseas

...get a bank account there to receive wire transfers?

Yes. First, talk to the bank (shop around for best rates and price -- I use Fidelity) you will be wiring money from and get the procedure to set up "a pre-arranged wire [more]

Sat Nov 15

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

Virtual Reality gets REAL & marketable

Fascinating article. I became extremely nauseous in 1977 testing a (military) attempt at using VR for C3 stuff. Tried again in the 90's -- Horrible!

But now I am dying to try this, and I am convinced that this will cause a lot of [more]

Fri Nov 14

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:12 PM

Re: Downsize? H3ll NO!!

adding to jerryab2

...and to some extent they are moving out of their somewhat (by today's standards) small expensive per square foot homes in income earning locations and moving to larger less expensive per square foot bigger homes in [more]

Thu Nov 13

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:29 PM

Re: OT: Good bacteria bad bacteria

This matches my experience as a cook for boarding houses & work camps (college days!), and activist/religious conclaves (last two decades) exactly.

Big complaints and shrieks for more biscuits pancakes breads pastas pizzas potatoes [more]

Fri Nov 7

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:53 AM

Re: The IMF fesses up

is it pronounced “who-fie,” so that it rhymes, or is it pronounced as one pronounces “hoof,” which does not rhyme but has a certain elegance in its denial of the obvious.

Yesh! Inquiring minds want to know. (In my case have Long [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:27 AM

Re: OT:Udacity College Algebra

Qaz's Udacity/Khan report has far more important macro implications than 90% of our recent volume of posts.

Education is the overwhelmingly most important "Sun" around which all the rest of macro entities revolve.

The [more]

Tue Nov 4

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:47 PM

Re: Drone War Heats Up

goofnoff: Here's how to improve humanity. All the nations agree to give up every weapon but slings and spears.

YES.

BUT... We humans have long since been 'there' and 'considered that', as evidenced in the Iliad, the [more]

Sat Nov 1

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:47 AM

Re: Estate tax exemption 2015

1. 'YOU' will NOT pay estate tax as 'You' will be dead! (surprise surprise!?). 'Your Estate' will pay the estate tax.

2. What everybody else on this thread said explaining why it is not double taxation etc

3. What SB and others up [more]

Mon Oct 27

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:29 PM

Re: gay pride parade Belgrade

When I marched in Texas and Arkansas in the mid 70's we encountered something like what happened in Belgrade. The Police tried to stop the marches because they said they would not be able to stop violent reactions.

The marchers said [more]

Sun Oct 26

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:27 PM

Re: Control Panel: Recovery from storm

Welcome back Wendy!

I am happy to assert that we have been remarkably good little mice whilst you have been gone. Not a single super nasty fight -- just the normal damñ hell sh!t and sp!t.

And we even did some [more]

Thu Oct 23

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:11 PM

Re: OT - ... a poignant image

So Canadian unique and yet so universal at the same time.

Sure got me.

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