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  • Date: 10/31/14 9:01 AM
  • Number: 461695
  • Recommendations: 1
my definition of "stuff" is something that if you drop it on your foot it either hurts or makes a mess (not paper assets)

That's the beauty of the ETF structure. You can convert anything into an ETF (or an ETN) and
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  • Date: 10/31/14 8:53 AM
  • Number: 461693
  • Recommendations: 0
Oops.

Here's the link to the WSJ article that explains the JCB's tripling of its purchases of ETFs:

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  • Date: 10/31/14 8:40 AM
  • Number: 461691
  • Recommendations: 3
At some point you need a Patsy that buys everyone else's stuff and the historic choice has been all y'all for decades.

Tim,

It's not necessary for the US to be the world's market any more - Japan can be. So long as we can
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  • Date: 10/31/14 1:17 AM
  • Number: 461685
  • Recommendations: 4
Breaking news: JPY falls to almost 111 to the Dollar on surprise announcement of more monetary easing from the BOJ.

The yen plunged to a six-year low while shares in Tokyo surged toward their biggest weekly advance in more than a year
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  • Date: 10/30/14 2:01 PM
  • Number: 461644
  • Recommendations: 0
Most probably, of our decisions to do something positive, the full consequences of which will be drawn out over many days to come, can only be taken as a result of animal spirits–of a spontaneous urge to action rather than inaction, and not as
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  • Date: 10/30/14 1:51 PM
  • Number: 461641
  • Recommendations: 1
Does it just sit there or is there like a rollover where someone has to make a decision?

It is constantly "refinanced" or "rolled-over." Debt, once created, is never really retired - not in the era of central
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  • Date: 10/30/14 8:39 AM
  • Number: 461622
  • Recommendations: 1
...a significant milestone for the US as it bounces back from the Great Recession.

It's been a mighty slow-motion "bounce," considering the fact that the recession officially ended five years ago, in Q2 of 2009.
  • Date: 10/29/14 5:56 PM
  • Number: 461594
  • Recommendations: 2
... that wall at the Mexican border will be there to keep people in. Nothing like a wall to keep people living in paradise.

Nah, Q.

We don't want the people to stay in the US. Just their money.

The US
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  • Date: 10/29/14 5:05 PM
  • Number: 461589
  • Recommendations: 1
Let those yields jump. I have a CD being called Friday. Bring on a brief spell of interest rate reality, before that money is redeployed.

Steve,

Interest rate reality is now 0.25% to 1.0% for CDs or 2.32% for a 10-Year
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  • Date: 10/29/14 4:13 PM
  • Number: 461582
  • Recommendations: 3
Incidentally, the U.S. Department of State (DoS) last month hiked fees for processing renunciation of citizenship to $2,350 from $450, ...
... FATCA's reporting requirements are excessively onerous, burdensome and expensive. Also many

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