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Sat Apr 19

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soycapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:20 PM

Re: OT the summer without baseball...

Grew up with Harry Cary and Jack Buck on the radio here in the Midwest. Nothing better, many good memories! We still have every game on the radio. Who has time to sit down and watch a baseball game on TV? Either get out to the ballpark or turn on the [more]

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soycapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:07 AM

Re: Bloomberg: How Americans die

"Suicide has recently become the number one violent cause of death"

A surprise to me although it seems quite common these days on the news to hear of a suicide taking place whether the person is well known or simply someone down [more]

Sun Apr 13

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soycapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:58 PM

Re: Control Panel: Signal or Noise?

Rec +1 thank you!
<The underlying trend is strongly bullish.>

Maybe I'm wrong here but I agree. Bought some equities end of last week so you might want to make note of these and stay away from them;
MU, INTC, QIHU. Smallish [more]

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soycapital replied to the Value Hounds board. 1:56 PM

Re: Follow the money: China rising

If I decide to "buy Chinese" (or Asian)again it will be an ETF or a mutual fund similar to the long established Matthews funds (MAPTX for example). Made a very good return during the 90's with them. There is a need to have a knowledgeable [more]

Thu Apr 10

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soycapital replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:35 PM

Re: semi OT: FFH analysis and BRK comp

well worth the read, thanks for posting it!

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soycapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:38 AM

Re: Getting oil "Out"

<sounds like a problem that can be solved by reasonable people to me? >

Say you aren't accusing us of being "reasonable" are you? That would be going a bit too far...
After all what sounds reasonable to you and I most [more]

Wed Apr 9

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soycapital replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:11 AM

Re: OT(?):Stuff I need to remember

good article, thanks..........a good reminder!

Sun Apr 6

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soycapital replied to the Bonds & Fixed Income Investments board. 3:27 PM

Re: income CEFs article

<Just FYI. Do note if they are leveraged funds or not>

Do you know where you can get more information on CEF funds?

Might be interested in investing in some for diversity.

Have never owned any, seemed hard to [more]

Thu Apr 3

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soycapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:46 PM

Re: Eyes on Japan.

< YES! 10 to 1 that's exactly what they are gonna do>

Got Gold? or Silver for that matter?
Also, their energy situation has to be making it's mark on the economy and the Yen.
It's gonna happen but when? 10 years ago?

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soycapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:41 PM

Re: METAR Contest 2014: Q1

<dictator is wondering if he should invoke the Cuban VAT clause? >

Yeah, thinking that should have been done long ago, oh yes our troublemaker from the North!

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soycapital replied to the Value Hounds board. 11:00 PM

Re: SDRL's Jack up rigs

Not buying much at all right now but just bought some more SDRL the other day.
Good news, thanks for posting it............

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soycapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:50 AM

Re: Village Farms

I've got this on my watchlist I believe you mentioned it last year, looks very interesting. This type of food production will grow substantially as population grows and erratic weather persists I believe. And transportation costs increase.
thanks [more]

Wed Apr 2

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soycapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:48 PM

Re: Wells Capital's Paulsen: Caution

<I'm not selling, but I am holding off on buying more for a while. >

That is the catch 22, if you decide to actually realize some gains in this paper game you also get to realize taxes and where else are you going to play ball? The [more]

Tue Apr 1

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soycapital replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 10:17 PM

Re: Income Investing Survey

<Just started building a position in LNCO.>

I'm on the LNCO bandwagon also, started buying in early January, appears I may have jumped on a little early (-15%) but I think the good management and properties that they have will pull [more]

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soycapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:41 PM

Re: Exxon: Highly unlikely world limits fossil fuels

<"We know enough based on the research and science that the risk (of climate change) is real and appropriate steps should be taken to address that risk," Ken Cohen, Exxon's government affairs chief, said in an interview Monday. "But [more]

Mon Mar 31

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soycapital replied to the The BMW Method board. 4:09 PM

Re: The 15% Solution

<Imagine a 15% lifetime return. How difficult would it be to put together such a portfolio with the additional constraint that the owner only look at it once a month?>
Have five of these but only 7 years back for the most part.
Nice, [more]

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

Re: OT - Cuba Easy

Tim, thanks for the report on cuba!

<“new freedoms” for most professions >

What kind of new freedoms are you speaking of?
I wonder where all the funds are coming from for infrastructure improvements?
So us [more]

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soycapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:56 AM

Re: South Florida has a great revenue opportunut

Yeah it is rough when you are so green that you have to ship your garbage out of country to deal with it.
Makes about as much sense as a lot of green ideas.

<trash discussion here>

Sun Mar 30

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soycapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:27 PM

Re: South Florida has a great revenue opportunut

<At about 3:AM a dump truck traveling at a high rate of speed with the bed up>
You guys/gals aren't getting the picture; at about 3:AM the dump truck was traveling at a high rate of speed with the bed in the UP position when it failed to [more]

Sat Mar 29

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soycapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:53 PM

Re: South Florida has a great revenue opportunut

<I forgot the charges>

I'm thinking DUI may have been one of them.............

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