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  • Date: 7/5/16 4:19 PM
  • Number: 80372
  • Recommendations: 184
Dear Friends, the news on REITNUT is not good. He is at home under hospice care. He did make some progress after surgery and doctors said he was on schedule. He never regained full strength and energy. After the original “Whipple Procedure” surgery
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  • Date: 9/6/16 12:46 PM
  • Number: 80738
  • Recommendations: 165
Dear REITsters, sadly Ralph passed away this morning at his home in California. He was under hospice care and not in any pain.

Our thoughts and prayers to his wife, two sons, two daughters in law, two grandchildren and his beloved
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  • Date: 10/3/10 1:32 AM
  • Number: 340959
  • Recommendations: 104
Yesterday (10/1/10) the SEC and the CFTC issued their report on the 5/6/10 Flash Crash. It is 104 pages with lots of pretty multicolor charts that illustrate various aspects of the crash. After reading the report over, I started to write up the most
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  • Date: 7/10/12 7:59 PM
  • Number: 397699
  • Recommendations: 103
. . . has NOTHING to do with what Barclay’s did IMO. With all due respect to TMFSinchiruna’s excellent article, I have an entirely different view of the situation.

Is anybody surprised that:

a) Barclay’s lied about their true
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  • Date: 3/21/11 10:34 PM
  • Number: 355237
  • Recommendations: 101
Sometimes you see a statement appear in print and you say to yourself: “This can’t possibly be true, sounds exaggerated, probably an urban legend.” Then you see it again and again ad infinitem. Eventually if you see it enough, you might start
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  • Date: 3/12/16 1:36 PM
  • Number: 79686
  • Recommendations: 95
Der Friends

Ralph has pancreatic cancer but, fortunately, they believe they have caught it early and will be able to do a Whipple Procedure for him. That’s a very serious operation and requires lots of recovery time, but patients have done
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  • Date: 7/21/11 1:42 AM
  • Number: 366265
  • Recommendations: 91
I see a lot of debate about the importance of being able to deduct mortgage interest related to homeownership. LEAVING THE POLITICS ASIDE, I wanted to understand what effect it would have in the nominal case. So I built a model with the following
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  • Date: 3/20/13 4:36 PM
  • Number: 418524
  • Recommendations: 90
Look Around the Poker Table; If You Can’t See the Sucker, You’re It [1]

With every breath of financial air you take it these days, you get a dose of the Cyprus banking fiasco. By now, everyone knows the basic situation:

1) Cy
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  • Date: 11/25/12 11:41 AM
  • Number: 409518
  • Recommendations: 90
You likely have seen or heard about all of the US job openings that are unfilled due to “the skills gap.” This is despite the unemployment rate being in the ~8% to ~20% depending on which metric is used.

One explanation offered by
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  • Date: 2/28/11 12:52 AM
  • Number: 352908
  • Recommendations: 87
I might be wrong, but it strikes me that the day of reckoning on unfunded liabilities has already started. In looking over the Wisconsin, New Jersey and Washington situations, they all look about the same to me. In these three cases, plus many more,
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