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Wed Aug 6

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maracle posted to the Buying or Selling a Home board. 12:29 AM

Condo fees and DTI?

Are condo fees always added into the front end ratio? And at if so at 100%? I've seen that some sites don't mention them, some say they are, and a few places have said it depends on the lender.

They make a pretty significant difference, and [more]

Mon Aug 4

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maracle replied to the Apple board. 11:46 PM

Re: Apple Could Become Obsolete

But if you're going to make the claim that Apple could become irrelevant in just 2-3 years, as this hedge fund manager does

But he didn't make that claim. A headline writer put those words in his mouth.

Sat Jul 26

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maracle replied to the Apple board. 7:43 PM

Re: Apple Could Become Obsolete

That's a flamboyant headline but that guy is just saying the same thing that Warren Buffet does -- tech companies are complicated and change so quickly that he has a hard time knowing a good investment.

Apple could easily have a string of [more]

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maracle replied to the Apple board. 7:41 PM

Re: MSFT not learning from its mistakes

Microsoft is trying to build a holy grail product that you can carry with you and drop into a cradle where it connects to a display and acts like a desktop.

It could partly just be an initiative to stop duplicating effort, which also [more]

Thu Jun 19

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maracle replied to the Apple board. 12:37 AM

Re: What?

Are you saying Amazon had sold tens of millions of Kindles? Because I can't recall Amazon EVER releasing sales figures.

Even still, 10s of millions means 20 million or more. I'd be amazed if after all this time they haven't sold tens [more]

Mon Jun 9

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maracle replied to the Apple board. 1:15 PM

Re: Apple and Dividends

The new shares get 1/7th the dividend that the old shares did.

Thu Jun 5

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maracle replied to the Apple board. 4:26 PM

Re: Tim Takes Over

How does that differ from traditional radio - in which, as an artist, to get your song played, you had to bribe the DJ? (You had to impress a record company enough to get them to bribe on your behalf?)

There aren't many radio stations [more]

Mon Jun 2

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maracle replied to the Apple board. 1:19 AM

Re: Tim Takes Over

I haven't tried Beats streaming--is there anything differentiating it from Songza other than better curating?

I haven't tried it yet, but they do have a trial. I know they're tying in with artists and music media for their curation so [more]

Sun Jun 1

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maracle replied to the Apple board. 2:59 PM

Re: Tim Takes Over

It is hoping for a second swing at a streaming service, although Beats is far, far down that league, with a mere 200,000 subscribers to Spotify's 10 million (paid, 40 million total.)

I think Beats has a lot of potential here since [more]

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