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Thu Jul 30

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stenlis replied to the Apple board. 8:57 AM

Re: Peak Apple

I don't think there's going to be much in the way of "big reveals" from Apple in the next years the way they use to do with Steve Jobs, however that does not have to mean they are on their way down.

For one, I think the [more]

Mon Jul 27

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stenlis posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:56 AM

Youth unemployment is a bad indicator

The youth unemployment indicator is everywhere lately, especially in the news about Greece. The problem is, it's really misleading. Here's how it works - for every 100 15 - 24 year olds you have:
- 30 in high school
- 15 in college
- [more]

Tue Jul 7

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stenlis replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:29 AM

Re: Maybe Germany needs to look back.

Whoops, my bad, looks like I misread the thing

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stenlis replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:31 AM

Re: Maybe Germany needs to look back.

From Wikipedia:

The total under negotiation was 16 billion marks of debt resulting from the Treaty of Versailles after World War I which had not been paid in the 1930s, but which Germany decided to repay to restore its [more]

Mon Jun 22

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stenlis replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:25 PM

Re: MERKEL's GREEK WEEKEND

Of the 28 countries in the EU, which has done the best in increasing revenues per GDP since 2008? Think about it, because if you said "Greece" you would be correct.

Maybe you'd like to elaborate on your sources because I [more]

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

Re: MERKEL's GREEK WEEKEND

Oh please. Mississippi has been a debtor state for 100 years, and is supported *gigantically* by the Federal government.

That might be but European Monetary Union was not based on federalistic principles.

The key for EMU to [more]

Fri Jun 19

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stenlis replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:21 AM

Re: Putin's Provacations

I don't thing they were ever overwhelmlingly happy about the events - see this video report from August 2014:

https://news.vice.com/video/crimea-welcome-to-russia

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stenlis replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:24 AM

Re: Putin's Provacations

What you call Crimeans are actually ethnic Russians. For 20 years they were content because Russians and Ukrainians were still considering themselves as one country. The big split in thinking came about because the Ukraine wanted closer ties to EU [more]

Wed Jun 17

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stenlis replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:03 PM

Re: Putin's Provacations

steve,

You are following Putin's logic very well. The fact that people in warzones cannot go to the ballots is exactly the reason why he initiated the war - so he can declare the current Ukrainian government [more]

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stenlis replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:45 AM

Re: Putin's Provacations

Um ... yeah good idea, how exactly were you hoping to do that?

I'm not sure if we are talking about the same thing.

I (and the articles you posted in your first post) am talking about establishing NATO bases along the NATO's [more]

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stenlis replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:40 AM

Re: Putin's Provacations

Tim,

I higly recommend watching prof. Timothy Snyder's analysis because I think it is spot on. The gist of it is this:

- Putin launched the Crimean and East Ukrainian campains as a way to destabilize and topple the newly forming [more]

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stenlis replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:29 AM

Re: Putin's Provacations

So while our media in the west parrots the national line that Russia is being aggressive, looking to reclaim lost empires and dismember countries like the Ukraine, they conveniently ignore the actual facts around historical alliances, [more]

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