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  • Date: 7/9/14 4:55 PM
  • Number: 454701
  • Recommendations: 22
  • Date: 7/9/14 1:23 PM
  • Number: 1947124
  • Recommendations: 3
Two major independent variables in American politics are values and economics.

In the wise words of Yogi Berra, "In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they're not."

In theory, this is how the political
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  • Date: 7/9/14 11:48 AM
  • Number: 454685
  • Recommendations: 7
It's going to take a while to work the kinks out but I think marijuana will become a major tourist attraction to WA State. Eventually, a smart entrepreneur will establish a nice hotel next to a pot shop. Pot shops are already opening near the
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  • Date: 7/9/14 1:33 AM
  • Number: 127191
  • Recommendations: 0
<Words have meanings.>

Rayvt added to your Favorite Fools list.
Wendy
  • Date: 7/8/14 6:53 PM
  • Number: 454623
  • Recommendations: 2
<If the fully-or-partially disabled were really capable of doing the types of jobs that employers are hiring for (including the hours, workstation ergonomics, and whether or not the job requires the ability to remain alert, pleasantly personable
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  • Date: 7/8/14 4:32 PM
  • Number: 454607
  • Recommendations: 6
<the total cost of the shirt $7.00.

‘At Everlane we sell that shirt for $15.00 (about a 200per cent markup)>

(15-7)/7 = 114% markup.

Does this guy really understand what he's doing if he can't even calculate a
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  • Date: 7/8/14 4:23 PM
  • Number: 454606
  • Recommendations: 2
<Do you have any information on who is dropping out of the labor-force. >

Bruce, it's very hard to access the data you have asked for. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (and Federal Reserve) publish labor force participation for
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  • Date: 7/7/14 11:39 AM
  • Number: 454491
  • Recommendations: 4
< The repo market provides the 'free flow' of liquidity for the banking system. I was amazed to see that rates are negative in the repo market: "...Negative rates happen when certain Treasuries are in such high demand or short supply that
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  • Date: 7/6/14 11:40 PM
  • Number: 454454
  • Recommendations: 3
<Do these numbers account for demographic changes or are they raw?>

The percentages account for demographic changes. The plain numbers are raw. The BLS has many ways to report employment and unemployment -- dozens of series. The Fed
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  • Date: 7/6/14 5:00 PM
  • Number: 883589
  • Recommendations: 1
Glad you did so well.

I'm not surprised.

Thrift stores in or near well-off neighborhoods often have good-quality items because the local people buy and eventually donate good-quality items.

I regularly buy at thrift
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