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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10 minutes ago

Re: Trucking in Natural Gas

In a series of outlooks extending from November to February, the agency predicted a 33% to 50% risk for warmer-than-normal weather in almost every US region, excluding portions of the upper Midwest and Plains.


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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2 hours ago

Re: Ford Introduces Electric Charging Network

You forgot all the-scientists-must-be-right-about-climate-change but I don't want to be inconvenienced so I'll come up with any excuse to not do anything while I yap on forums about the deniers.

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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2 hours ago

Re: The real truth about the 2008 financial crisis

One Fool replied by email to which he will not get a reply. Let's discuss mark-to-market here, that's what the board is for. BTW, there are better financial schools than Hollywood movies.

BTW2, no one yet has said a word in favor of [more]

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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3 hours ago

Re: The real truth about the 2008 financial cris

https://www.topgunfp.com/brian-wesbury-is-clueless/

When you can't counter the mark-to-market argument, KILL THE MESSENGER!

So boring....

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captainccs posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:54 PM

The real truth about the 2008 financial crisis

Brian S. Wesbury is one of my favorite economists. Spoiler alert. Mark to market was the real culprit because it caused the liquidity crisis....

The real truth about the 2008 financial crisis | Brian S. Wesbury | TEDxCountyLineRoad [more]

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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:48 PM

Re: New Brexit Deal

Looks like Brexit will wiggle through but it is not a given

Boris Johnson’s new Brexit deal explained - but will it get through parliament?

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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:16 PM

Re: U.S. carried out secret cyber strike on Iran ...

One of the officials said the strike affected physical hardware, but did not provide further details.

The Iranians will be very happy to hear that non-physical hardware was spared. 😇

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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:06 PM

Re: Marriage halves death rate

Cash flow depends on both sides of the equation. :-)

There are four versions of that story...

Cash in -- cash out
Cash out -- cash in
Cash in -- cash in
Cash out -- cash out

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captainccs replied to the Saul’s Investing Discussions board. 1:26 PM

Re: Why big down day...

MORE IMPORTANT to me, is there a way to identify the analysts and companies that follow and comment on the stocks we all follow and comment upon? Who is 'Keith Weiss?' What's his background? Track record? Credibility in influencing [more]

Wed Oct 16

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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:27 PM

Re: Billionaire Tax Cuts Slashed $1T off Home Va

Anyone who can afford to live in rich counties like Westchester County, NY, Manhattan, or Lake County, IL can certainly afford to pay their property taxes without subsidy from the much US taxpayers in much poorer counties....

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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:58 AM

Re: Billionaire Tax Cuts Slashed $1T off Home Va

She is not a happy camper when it comes to increased taxes....a big hit for her.

The only people who love taxes are the ones who impose taxes on other people. 😇

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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:34 AM

Re: Trucking in Natural Gas

Will the customers put up with that?

It's better than freezing to death!

Of course, they could join the Exodus to Florida and points south.

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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:25 AM

Re: Poll: Making more trades now that it's FREE?

Changing from FullCharge brokers that used to charge huge commissions to discount brokers made a lot of sense. Once you are paying minimal commissions they should not be a factor in deciding to trade or not.

BTW, there is no free lunch, one [more]

Tue Oct 15

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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:12 AM

Re: Worldwide Obesity

My DW's grandfather was dying of cancer and one of his last requests was for a taste of a junk food his over protective caregiver had long denied him, in a vain attempt to stop the cancer from spreading.

One uncle's last wish [more]

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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:06 AM

Re: Worldwide Obesity

So please, make my day and add in a comment relevant to the economic impact of the subject matter.

Fuskie


Here you go!


If Americans were serious about the high healthcare [more]

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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:43 AM

Re: Worldwide Obesity

People are eating processed food instead of fruit & veggies.

As someone who lost 50 pounds, I can attest that highly processed foods are the main source of the obesity epidemic. Eat right and walk more and the pounds come off. [more]

Mon Oct 14

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captainccs replied to the Saul’s Investing Discussions board. 4:31 PM

Re: New research on GAAP versus non-GAAP earning

From Bloomberg recently...

The Bloomberg article appeared at the METaR board. This was my reply:

When Buffett was campaigning to abolish stock options I wrote

June 11, 2002
Options Math


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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:19 PM

Re: 20 years of Socialism

Or maybe a product of twenty years of trade sanctions by the US for not doing things the way we instructed them to

Obama and the Democrats were quite friendly with Chavez until they found out what Chavez was all about. It's bad [more]

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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:33 AM

Re: Solving pension shortages

Each entity is taxed once. Do we agree with this?

It appears so on the surface.

There is no double taxation.

Upthread I explained how the shareholder is double taxed. Post number 569206.

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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:55 AM

Re: Solving pension shortages

Do you see the difference now?

Of course I see the difference, you are talking about TOTALLY UNRELATED ISSUES. ;)


One of your customers is harmed by your dangerous product.

What does that have to do with [more]

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