| Political Talk|| Obamacare Signup Numbers... Predictable - Lsut81 on 3/6/14 at 3:45 pm|
There was a big discussion last week on the percentages... Well here are numbers other than those from the lying administration.
In case you don't want to read
1/10 uninsured have signed up for coverage
50% of those new signees have paid
90% of the exchange signups are people moving pla...
| Money Talk|| Funds vs Individual Stocks - Lsut81 on 3/6/14 at 10:03 am|
My goal for the new year has been to actively learn more about investing and finance... So my dumb question of the day.
Can someone give me a quick breakdown of why one would choose to purchase individual stock or funds over the other for long term investments?
Stocks: Great if t...
| Political Talk|| Dr Ezikial Emanual on CNBC - Lsut81 on 3/6/14 at 6:24 am|
Just turned it on and he's being interviewed.... Some gems thus far
"Employers will give their employees pay increases and allow them to go out and buy insurance on their own"
"My 30yr old daughter buys everything on exchanges, shoes, computers, etc..."
| Money Talk|| Daily Bitcoin Thread; Regulation is coming.... - Lsut81 on 3/5/14 at 5:17 pm|
[quote]Benjamin Lawsky, New York State Superintendent of Financial Services, shares his opinion on bitcoin in New York. "If bitcoin is going to survive, it's going to have to deal with regulatory intrusion," ...[/quote]
| Political Talk|| Obamacare; If you like your plan 2yr delay... - Lsut81 on 3/5/14 at 11:32 am|
I know there was a thread hinting at this, but it looks like more info is coming out...
This is getting absolutely fricking ridiculous. Of course, I would put nothing by these people. Obviously a political move, but whats the fricking point of the legislation??? Everything that had to fall in li...
| Money Talk|| Impact on Markets? Russian Parliament approves military forces in Ukraine - Lsut81 on 3/1/14 at 9:29 am|
[quote]Russian senators endorse Putin’s request to use armed forces as Russian forces tighten their grip on Crimea. [/quote]
| Political Talk|| Hillary Heath Worse Than Disclosed? - Lsut81 on 2/28/14 at 6:57 am|
Its been discussed for a while that she would be the oldest person elected to their first term... Shit, she's going to be 71?
Also and I'm sure I'll get "Germans", but hypothetical.... Say the dem dream ticket of Hillary/Bill happens and Hillary becomes deathly ill and can no longer govern, doe...
| Political Talk|| Tesla vs Texas; Interesting turning point coming - Lsut81 on 2/27/14 at 6:47 am|
It was discussed here a while back that Texas lawmakers along with the Texas Dearlers Group have barred the sale of Texlas in Texas... Well, that may be changing pretty quickly.
[quote]How's this for a trade: 6,500 manufacturing jobs and an investment of more than $4 Billion in exchange for the r...
| Political Talk|| Obamacare Tax on Premiums - Lsut81 on 2/26/14 at 5:19 pm|
[quote]Obamacare isn't just impacting the uninsured. Americans who already had health coverage before the Affordable Care Act will likely pay more this year and even more in the years to come.
Insurance companies, faced with new Obamacare fees and taxes meant to help fund the law, are planning to...
| Money Talk|| Japan looking to regulate Bitcoin - Lsut81 on 2/26/14 at 9:03 am|
Have at it...
[quote]TOKYO — A top government official said on Wednesday that Japan was studying ways to regulate Bitcoin trading in the wake of the implosion of a prominent Tokyo-based trading platform for the virtual currency.
Japan has no laws regulating the use of Bitcoin, and the authorit...
| Money Talk|| Retirement; Know your number - Lsut81 on 2/25/14 at 10:32 am|
I know this was discussed a few weeks back at length, although our assertions were a little bit different. But here is an article that goes into how much is enough and what the average american has...
[quote]If you know how much money you need in the bank to comfortably retire, you're in the min...
| Money Talk|| Reuters: Mt. Gox blow to virtual currency - Lsut81 on 2/25/14 at 8:33 am|
[quote]TOKYO (Reuters) - Mt. Gox, once the world's biggest bitcoin exchange, looked to have essentially disappeared on Tuesday, with its website down, its founder unaccounted for and a Tokyo office empty bar a handful of protesters saying they had lost money investing in the virtual currency.
| Money Talk|| Daily Bitcoin Article - Lsut81 on 2/21/14 at 10:47 am|
[quote]Hey John Galt, how do you like your unregulated currency now? Bitcoin plunging in value, specifically on exchange Mt. Gox under $100 while in the rest of the world Bitcoins trade for right around $600.
The reason? An old fashioned run on the bank at Mt. Gox. This is a virtual version of th...
| Money Talk|| Mt. Gox Bankrupt? - Lsut81 on 2/19/14 at 8:10 am|
Here's my daily bitcoin contribution...
[quote]A week after Mt. Gox said it would temporarily prevent customers from removing their bitcoins from its online bitcoin exchange, the site has become the cheapest place in the world to buy the digital currency. Why? Because some investors think Mt. Gox...
| Money Talk|| Bitcoins ATMS to hit US - Lsut81 on 2/18/14 at 1:25 pm|
[quote]As Bitcoin ATMs head for the United States and a popular personal finance app helps users track the digital currency, the cryptocurrency faces setbacks from hacking to regulation and volatility, threatening its move mainstream.
Robocoin announced Tuesday that the first Bitcoin ATMs in the ...
| Money Talk|| What's your number? - Lsut81 on 2/17/14 at 3:45 pm|
Stolen from Wallstreet 2... Caught it the other day and this question was posed.
So what is your number? What number would you have to have accumulated to walk away and retire?
Lets assume that you have no debt. House and car(s) are paid off.
I know its a tough question being that dependi...
| Movie/TV Board|| Die Hard - Lsut81 on 2/17/14 at 8:33 am|
Just started on AMC
What a great way to start a day off of work on the couch :nana:
One of the movies that I will watch every time it is on tv ...
| Political Talk|| Obamacare Signups slow by nearly 50% in January - Lsut81 on 2/13/14 at 9:55 am|
Oooops... Again, this is just "Signups" and doesn't show how many people actually purchased, much less paid their first premium
[quote]On Wednesday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that enrollment in the Obamacare private exchanges increased by 1,146,071 in January. In Dece...
| Political Talk|| CBO Director: "Growing Debt Could Produce Fiscal Crisis" - Lsut81 on 2/12/14 at 12:14 pm|
Good job sticking to your guns Boehner :cheers:
You fricking piece of shit
So what will we be at in 13 months? 18T? 19T?
[quote](CNSNews.com) - On the same day House Speaker John Boehner said he would bring a "clean" debt ceiling bill to the House floor -- and join Democrats in voting fo...
| Political Talk|| Boehner being Boehner - Lsut81 on 2/11/14 at 1:58 pm|
Congrats Republicans... :bow:
[quote]UPDATE (2/11/2014 12:13 PM): Speaker John Boehner will bring a clean debt ceiling bill to the floor today, marking the end of an era in which House Republicans sought spending cuts and reforms in equal or greater amount to the increase in the debt ceiling.
| Money Talk|| Bitstamp Halts Withdrawls - Lsut81 on 2/11/14 at 1:49 pm|
Just posting so I can get some entertainment today... :popcorn:
[quote]Bitstamp, one of the biggest online Bitcoin exchanges, has suspended withdrawals, the latest setback for the virtual currency following a service disruption at a Tokyo-based exchange last week.
A denial-of-service website...
| Political Talk|| Ohio National Guard Preparing for 2nd Amendment, Right Wing Uprising - Lsut81 on 2/11/14 at 10:54 am|
No comment... Just interesting.
[quote]Documents from an Ohio National Guard (ONG) training drill conducted last January reveal the details of a mock disaster where Second Amendment supporters with “anti-government” opinions were portrayed as domestic terrorists.
The Ohio National Guard’s Ci...
| Political Talk|| Cali Obamacare Exchange lists Doctors not participating - Lsut81 on 2/11/14 at 8:26 am|
Bait and switch or honest mistake???
[quote]SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — After KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch revealed confusion over which physicians are accepting patients under Covered California, some doctors who did not want to accept patients on the exchange said they were surprised to find out they were...
| Political Talk|| President Judge, Jury, and Executioner - Lsut81 on 2/10/14 at 10:46 am|
[quote]The Obama administration is considering lethal force against an American citizen overseas who has allegedly been working with al Qaeda, U.S. officials have told the Associated Press.
In order for the U.S. to launch a drone strike, the Justice Department must first build a case against the ...
| Political Talk|| Funny Gun Control/Ownership Chart - Lsut81 on 2/7/14 at 8:13 am|
Stolen from the OT as I think it will get some play over here...
| Political Talk|| CBO Director: Obamacare incentivizes laziness - Lsut81 on 2/6/14 at 9:15 am|
In layman's terms, that is what he is claiming...
[quote]Testifying before the House Budget Committee yesterday, Congressional Budget Office director Douglas Elmendorf said of Obamacare, [b]“[T]he act creates a disincentive for people to work.” He declared, “[B]y providing heavily sub...
| Money Talk|| Dow down 140pts in Pre-market (Now down 175) - Lsut81 on 1/31/14 at 5:30 am|
I think the markets is going through menopause :lol:
The analyst on CNBC said "We have no idea on the reasoning behind this overnight selloff" :banghead:...
| Music Board|| Hozier - Lsut81 on 1/30/14 at 12:52 pm|
MBs thoughts on him? They've been playing the hell out of "Take me to Church" and I got around to watching the video last night. Never paid attention to the lyrics and realized it was a Gay song :dunno:
But other than that, watched some of his live sessions and the dude seems to be able to belt...
| Political Talk|| Obamacare hit piece (Local news sits in on meeting revealing new insurance) - Lsut81 on 1/30/14 at 11:30 am|
But hey, one guy saved on his monthly premium... but his deductible doubled :bow:
Did a search and nothing came up.. SIAP...
| Money Talk|| Dow loses another 190pts - Lsut81 on 1/29/14 at 3:12 pm|
Down 800pts in the past week or two. Is this the correction?
How low do we go?...