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Thu Apr 17

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qazulight replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:18 PM

Re: Reestablishing the Middle Class

Of course, if you're in a rain-rich climate, things change (and under those conditions I approve of your strategy!-)...

The house is east of the dry line in Texas. I planted native Bermuda grass instead of the more favored San [more]

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qazulight replied to the An Open Letter board. 8:25 PM

Re: An Open Letter

The people who run that reservoir are flushing 38 million gallons of water from the reservoir because you peed in it.

Hum, no fish?

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qazulight replied to the Free For All Economics board. 8:23 PM

Re: How IBM Pumped Up Its Stock The Past 2 Years

IBM has a yield of 1.8 percent. Depending on the yield of the bonds that they are selling, stock purchases may be a wise choice.

With AT&T, the yield is over 5 percent.

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qazulight replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:58 PM

Re: The Heartbleed bug for dummies

But [] carved a broad exception for “a clear national security or law enforcement need,” the officials said, a loophole that is likely to allow the N.S.A. to continue to exploit security flaws both to crack encryption on the Internet and to design [more]

Wed Apr 16

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qazulight replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:23 PM

Re: Reestablishing the Middle Class

Why does it have to be the wife?

Unfortunately in the U.S., there is still a wage disparity in most jobs (outside of the Federal Government and Union jobs), between men and women. So, typically, after mom gets the kids out of diapers [more]

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qazulight replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:02 AM

Re: Another warning on labor

Warrl,

Be sure and understand that the replacement rate for developed countries is greater than 2. So 2.1 is replacement in the U.S. and 2.0 is sub replacement. Additionally, there is a leveraged, or tipping point in these numbers. For [more]

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qazulight replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:09 AM

Re: Another warning on labor

Be sure and account for scale. There is sub 2 percent unemployment in North Dakota. Sound like a big deal until you realize that there are zip codes with more people in them in L.A.

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

Re: Another warning on labor

https://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=phAwcNAVuyj0TAlJeCEz...

1977 was the first year that the fertility rate in Italy fell below the replacement rate. [more]

Tue Apr 15

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qazulight posted to the An Open Letter board. 7:19 PM

An Open Letter

The team of scientists compared the size, shape, and density of the nucleus accumbens and the amygdala -- a brain region that plays a central role in emotion -- in 20 marijuana users and 20 non-users. Each marijuana user was asked to estimate [more]

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qazulight replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:15 PM

Re: Reestablishing the Middle Class

So how do you value your leisure time?

This is a the trap that many families find themselves in.

The wife goes out to work to supplement a decent income. Instead of a decent small Corolla and an old Ford Ranger and live in [more]

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qazulight replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:08 PM

Re: Soft Skills vs. Hard Employment Reality

Your making wish I didn't have so many years tied up in AT&T. I sure would like to take the Ambri green power arbitrage project and make it happen.

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qazulight replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:57 PM

Re: OT: Changing tastes after a stroke

Are you sure you are Italian?

Are you sure your not a pilot?

Still funny.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HlurdopaHQ

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qazulight replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:23 PM

Re: Reestablishing the Middle Class

To successful reestablish a vibrant and active middle class the U.S. must change its basic value proposition. We cannot continue to place higher value on manufacturing jobs while viewing service employment as somehow representing low skilled [more]

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qazulight replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:39 PM

Re: Another warning on labor

There will be pressure to learn skills that employers need if you wish to have a decent paying job.

I'm guessing a large part of the student loans now going unpaid were used to obtain easy (or easier) degrees with skills that most
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qazulight replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:27 PM

Re: Another warning on labor

There will be pressure for immigration reform and worker visa programs.

PF,

Old answer to new problem. The immigrants are not there either.

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qazulight replied to the Free For All Economics board. 11:12 AM

Re: No luck with the free charting service

https://www.khanacademy.org/mission/math

I am taking the entire world of math. Sometimes I am working on 234 x 1987 and sometimes I am solving 2x + 1 = 4x - 5 solve for x. However [more]

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qazulight replied to the Free For All Economics board. 10:57 AM

Re: No luck with the free charting service

https://www.udacity.com/courses#!/All

Yes it is like an online University, no it is not expensive. While I am not pursuing a degree and I do not need a diploma, AT&T recognizes the [more]

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qazulight posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:16 AM

Another warning on labor

I have been warning, tomorrow is not yesterday when it comes to labor.

Once again, I see another sign that labor is tightening up. AT&T, one of the largest employers in the U.S. has created a new internal website that lays out the jobs [more]

Sun Apr 13

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qazulight replied to the Free For All Economics board. 4:59 PM

Re: No luck with the free charting service

I will have to go slow. AT&T is rocking the world.

If I am to keep up with the changes I have to pick up new skills and fast. I am taking college algebra via Udacity. My goal is to finish in 9 more weeks. I need to because I also need [more]

Sat Apr 12

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qazulight replied to the Free For All Economics board. 8:18 PM

Re: No luck with the free charting service

Still, one book on Candlestick charting by Nison (by the first book first and have at it with a pen and high lighters) will give you an edge over everyone who thinks T/A is "voodoo".

Ordered the 2001 version. Should be here [more]

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