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tdbear2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 12:52 AM

Re: See no evil... valuation doesn't matter, rig

"But it's almost always the point at which online conversations devolve into pointless spit fights."
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From your link that you provided:

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Sun Aug 31

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tdbear2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 12:24 AM

Re: See no evil... valuation doesn't matter, rig

"Not different for the victims of those wars of choice. We killed between 14 million and 100 million (depends on what statistics you read) native Americans. Those were wars of [more]

Wed Aug 20

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tdbear2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 12:47 PM

Re: OT geopolitcal risk

"Seriously, who could really conceive of 9/11 until it happened?"
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I was working in DC when this happened:

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Sat Aug 9

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tdbear2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:48 PM

Re: Paul Craig Roberts (political)

"...he is unlikely to be an idiot, since he got a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Virginia,..."
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As someone who graduated from Virginia Tech, I can assure you that he may well be [more]

Fri Aug 8

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tdbear2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 7:35 PM

Re: Poll: Size of porfolio sans inheirtance

"Maybe one of the alternatives we could consider is another successful sovereign state aimed toward the betterment of all its citizens instead of the empowered few"
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I don't know any sovereign nation that has tried this [more]

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tdbear2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 4:15 PM

Re: Poll: Size of porfolio sans inheirtance

"I believe president Eisenhower's farewell address provides some good clues as to which balance sheets might benefit from war..."
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I do not deny that there is profit in [more]

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tdbear2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 2:33 PM

Re: Poll: Size of porfolio sans inheirtance

"Now these wars may be for the economic purpose of securing the ability to take the resources (physical, labor, or economic) from other countries while giving less than full value to those countries in [more]

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tdbear2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 1:34 AM

Re: Poll: Size of porfolio sans inheirtance

"Now these wars may be for the economic purpose of securing the ability to take the resources (physical, labor, or economic) from other countries while giving less than full value to those countries in [more]

Thu Jul 17

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tdbear2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:42 PM

Re: Citibank pays $7 bill for fraud

"Is TDBear's experience indicative of the impact of the CRA on the housing meltdown or was it caused by greedy bankers that found that they could maximize short term profits by making these types of loans and securitizing [more]

Wed Jul 16

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tdbear2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 11:51 PM

Re: Citibank pays $7 bill for fraud

OT: Please do not read for MI stuff.

"Larry Summers was particularly important in pushing through the legislation..."
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I wish that there was a way to recommend this post more than [more]

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tdbear2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 12:04 AM

Re: Citibank pays $7 bill for fraud

"The outrage is that the bank's officers who perpetrated the fraud aren't paying a dime of the settlement".
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Well, I see this as a business decision by both the bank's officers and [more]

Thu Jul 10

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tdbear2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 12:15 AM

Re: OT: Bear market indicator

"I'm reminded of a conversation I once had with Stan Druckenmiller). He said bear markets are triggered by only two things: rising interest rates and/or the onset of war."

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My goodness, we [more]

Mon Jun 30

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tdbear2 posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:25 PM

OT: Improved Asset Allocation?

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2450017

I'm not sure that his conclusions on the Nasdaq 100 are valid, as he used a proxy to mitigate the [more]

Sat Jun 28

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tdbear2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:38 PM

Re: Question on annuities.

The 16 years when added to the withdrawal starting age of 65 gives a break-even age of 81.
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Actually, both parties to this contract would increase the 100K by X%, so the break even age [more]

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