| Political Talk|| re: Cuba embargo to be lifted - LSU0358 on 12/17/14 at 3:54 pm|
[quote] who have enough money with which to buy a car.[/quote]
How many people in the US pay cash for a car? Not many.
In the beginning average Joe Cuban won't be buying a new Ford truck. Some business' and the wealthy will. Joe Cuban would be several years away from making auto purchases....
| Political Talk|| re: Cuba embargo to be lifted - LSU0358 on 12/17/14 at 3:35 pm|
[quote]Okay, so assuming that you get a huge loan, you still have to jump through all of the US export hoops, transport your huge number of cars to Cuba, and hope that the government will allow you to sell them there, give you a place to sell them from, and take preference for you over the thousands...
| Political Talk|| re: Cuba embargo to be lifted - LSU0358 on 12/17/14 at 3:18 pm|
[quote]When are these Cubans lining up for cars going to get money with which to pay for them?[/quote]
The same place Americans get the money, from a loan.
| Political Talk|| re: Cuba embargo to be lifted - LSU0358 on 12/17/14 at 3:16 pm|
[quote]It's another drain on our economy. Dollars go there, but nothing is gained in return. [/quote]
Cuba is a drop in the ocean of our economy.
[quote]you get support for communism[/quote]
Meh...more of a dictatorship than communist.
[quote]Good score, Barry. Yes we can. [/quote]
| Political Talk|| re: Cuba embargo to be lifted - LSU0358 on 12/17/14 at 2:46 pm|
[quote]I'm waiting to hear why this is such a great thing for America. [/quote]
How will it be a bad thing?...
| Political Talk|| re: I told you all nothing would change after GOP won senate in midterms - LSU0358 on 12/16/14 at 11:21 am|
LOL at you not realizing the new Senate is not in session, this is the old one, ie the Democratic controlled one.
However, I do agree there won't be any major changes....
| Money Talk|| re: China and Russia dumping dollars - LSU0358 on 12/16/14 at 8:52 am|
Funny quote from article on Russia
[quote]Putin might be playing chess while we play checkers, but only if we lend him the money for the set.[/quote]...
| Money Talk|| re: China and Russia dumping dollars - LSU0358 on 12/16/14 at 8:11 am|
A guy in an investing/trading group I'm in tried to submit an article to them. ZH wouldn't take it because he had too much discussion on technicals and fundamentals.
They shoot for opinions/narratives that get people wound up. Facts need not apply (sounds like typ...
| Money Talk|| re: China and Russia dumping dollars - LSU0358 on 12/16/14 at 8:08 am|
[quote]China and Russia dumping dollars[/quote]
They have horrible timing. The USD has gone up 13% since 1Q 2014 and looks to be in the beginnings of a bull market....
| Political Talk|| re: Update pg 18:Russia,IMO, will default on its sovereign debt within six months - LSU0358 on 12/15/14 at 8:28 pm|
History disagrees with money being a fantasy....
| Political Talk|| re: Update pg 18:Russia,IMO, will default on its sovereign debt within six months - LSU0358 on 12/15/14 at 8:12 pm|
Yes, it's ugly.
Don't know if I buy an all out war some are mentioning. Wars take money, and Russia has none. I lean towards trouble being caused with Putin jacking up natural gas prices the first big cold spell Europe has, or cutting it off....
| Political Talk|| re: Update pg 18:Russia,IMO, will default on its sovereign debt within six months - LSU0358 on 12/15/14 at 7:53 pm|
Up to 17%...wow....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Christmas bonus. What do you usually get? - LSU0358 on 12/15/14 at 6:56 am|
Generally I agree that sick days are abused. However, I bitch the people I supervise out if they come in obviously ill.
| Tiger Rant|| re: Some fans have Double Standards..... - LSU0358 on 12/14/14 at 7:54 am|
Let's see how they do without Prescott next year before we say they are trending upwards....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: A thought on the Sony leaks - LSU0358 on 12/13/14 at 8:23 pm|
Agreed gossip at its best. I do find it humorous to see some rich liberal elite's attitude on blacks put out in public....
| Money Talk|| re: Russian borrowers money woes include their home mortgages - LSU0358 on 12/13/14 at 5:08 pm|
The banks likely will take the hit. If the average Russian is like the average American they wont be able to foot the bill. This would be like someones note in the US going from 1500 to 3000 per month....
| Political Talk|| re: So, what did Senator Warren do exactly? - LSU0358 on 12/12/14 at 8:44 am|
She's fighting an add-on in the omnibus spending bill that further de-regulates the banks. The add-on was basicLly written by the big banks, and allows them to go back to the risky credit swaps that got them in trouble last decade. If they're allowed to do it, the swaps are FD...
| Political Talk|| re: So, what did Senator Warren do exactly? - LSU0358 on 12/12/14 at 8:39 am|
My niece has 120k in loans, but she is now making 100k in her first job as a pharmacists... [/quote]
This was a great investment on her part. ...
| Political Talk|| re: So, what did Senator Warren do exactly? - LSU0358 on 12/12/14 at 8:36 am|
[quote]I want future students to have clarity in advance. But the state, feds and banks depend on rubes like me. I only wish I knew then what I know now.[/quote]
Yep, they have you working for the company store for life. This is the goal of the political class in the US, to have everyone under t...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Drug raid in rural Georgia ends in a homeowner dead, no drugs found... - LSU0358 on 12/11/14 at 2:36 pm|
[quote]There are many professional SWAT teams across the country that train and drill on tactics, response, counter-terror, etc. They are a necessary and critical part of law enforcement.[/quote]
While I agree, they are horribly overused. I'd like to see the stats on the normal actions of a SWAT...