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Fri Apr 18

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:08 PM

Re: Bloomberg: a one time bumb in heathcare spen

The USA health care system is so horrible, and has been so insanely distorted by burdensome government regulation for over a century, that it will be next to impossible to sort out what causes, costs, pays to whom ostensibly, really, when,..... for a [more]

Mon Apr 14

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:25 AM

Re: Soft Skills vs. Hard Employment Reality

hiring autists to pick apple in a huge orchard they own -- "They take a bit longer to train, but once they're trained, they're excellent"

and weirdly riffing off Steve's "Big Plantation" --

We added [more]

Tue Apr 8

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:12 AM

Re: OT: Finnish movie worth seeing

jaagu: The Estonians and Finns have a very special relationship.

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Yes!

Estonians, Karelians, Finns, Aaland Islanders, and others form a complex mosaic, now of strong mutual awareness and [more]

Mon Apr 7

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:34 PM

Re: OT: Finnish movie worth seeing

First, jaagu is right -- AMBUSH is a superb movie of a very different flavor from Holly/Bollywood. Somber, magnificent, and portraying the power, warmth, and terror of frozen Karelia during WWII.


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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:34 PM

Re: Ukrainian Fat Lady Hasn't Sung Yet

Wendy, I agree.

BUT

If the West were to help Ukraine now with a modest imitation of Marshall Plan type assistance, then Russia is toast. Ukraine could easily follow Poland's path to economic blossoming, and then [more]

Fri Apr 4

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:38 PM

Re: Its Friday! Let slip the OT!

Qaz:

Old as I am, but still merely one living in the aftermath of the big splish-splash (not even privy to the craaaac! of the great tree), I thank you.

Great start to the OT weekend.

In slight return, check out this (very [more]

Tue Mar 25

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:03 PM

Re: OT wild west Detroit

I love corbetti's krazy idea, but i have had enough myself that I have actually acted on to know that

1. All incentive structures will be undermined and gamed to avoid the planned incentivized outcome and attain °^@#N??, [more]

Mon Mar 24

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:35 PM

Re: A fundamental shift in telecom

The problem with the on-line ACA market implementation was that it was politically rather than operationally specified. If they had simply required the relevant data to be made available on line by the relevant corporations and bureaucracies, with [more]

Sun Mar 23

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:28 PM

Re: A fundamental shift in telecom

Great posts qaz, and nice "set-ups" MrCheery and Wendy.

Camaraderie, sharing of hot links, and civility are all excellent, but what keeps me watching METAR every day are threads like this where someone has asked a qaz or JLC or [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:16 AM

Re: I'm OK

Hoooray! He reads, thinks, and can't respond! ;-)

Mend them bones DDave!

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:42 AM

Re: Ripped from the front page of the Fool

what aleax says, is so CLEAR NON-PERNICIOUS SENSIBLE that I repeat it as my platinum standard for taxing, (and 'twas endorsed by those twin avatars of morally founded political economy M(L)K(II) and MF!!!)

So, test casing, a family of [more]

Wed Mar 19

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flyerboys replied to the Oil and Gas board. 9:48 PM

Re: oil and gas mineral rights

Small % working interests like yours (and mine) are beginning to see a form of a seller's market (or less of a hopelessly buyer's market) as deep pocketed oil and gas investors, understanding the potential to increase/extend production by use of [more]

Tue Mar 18

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:33 PM

Re: OT: Gravity waves measured -- Big Bang!

Well, the "urban legend" took place in my Los Angeles neighborhood as well as over much of the Spanish speaking world. Turns out the "urban legend" industry has become a "factoid" industry itself.

The article [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:35 PM

Re: OT: Gravity waves measured -- Big Bang!

Nova DOES mean "new star" in both English and Español, but the marketing problem was the "kick me" vicious joke of saying that Pepe owns a new car, "Una no va. Ha ha ha."

Language is nasty [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:28 PM

Re: Putin

As often, Ambrose Evans-Pritchard of the Daily Telegraph does a great column on current news (Ukraine, Crimea, EU economic fragility, Russian economic fragility, Putin) from macro-economic POV:


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

Re: Let me rephrase

....and of course Kaliningrad....Oh, and Chechnya....Oh, and Karelian Republic....Oh, and Tuva Republic....

Hah!

However, the resistance to Actually Resisting Russia is huge and well-moneyed, and the markets are reflecting this [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:16 PM

Re: Let me rephrase

I doubt economic now, at least not yet.

Putin is mouthing now like all he wanted was historically Russian Crimea (and perhaps a little bit more at the margins of Crimea), not the Donetsk basin or anything else in the rest of [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:37 AM

Re: OT: Gravity waves measured -- Big Bang!

PIverarity -- thanks for the delightful video.

For me, this is the greatest science news of my adult lifetime -- surpassing the finding of the Higgs by a long bit, and even the discovery of the double spiral structure of DNA.

We [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:49 AM

Re: MH370 at least it's new "news" on

We haven't heard and haven't found, and so

I. They're gone into the deep blue sea or a deep green jungle or deep mountain canyon. With all the careful thoughtful manipulating maneuvering, etc., this would mean very strangely motivated [more]

Mon Mar 17

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flyerboys posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:11 PM

Russia and Economic Cold War

A good survey article in Der Spiegel on Germany as the front line in the emerging Economic Cold War with Putin's Russia:

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