| Money Talk|| re: Shell shit-cans GTL plant in Geismar - LSU0358 on 12/7/13 at 9:45 am|
Agree shell not in trouble.
I think they realize we are probably going to be closer to $70/bbl oil and $5 natural gas long term than we are to $100/bbl oil and $3.50 natural gas....
| Money Talk|| re: Shell shit-cans GTL plant in Geismar - LSU0358 on 12/7/13 at 8:26 am|
Unfortunately falling oil prices make these less economical. These make money with a wide split between crude and nat gas prices....
| Money Talk|| re: SLV - LSU0358 on 12/5/13 at 3:25 pm|
The SLV top was $47 in May 2011.
I was a big time gold and silver bull up to early this year. While I think we see a significant bounce at some point, I don't believe the highs ($47 Silver or $1900 gold) will be broken in the next 2-5 years. The bounce will be volatile IMO....
| Political Talk|| re: NFL bans Super Bowl ad about guns - LSU0358 on 12/3/13 at 7:19 am|
The NFL isn't a private company. The NFL is a government allowed monopoly where over 3/4's of the stadium are funded by the taxpayers of the USA....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Did the FB Tigers meet, exceed or fall short of your expectations this season? - LSU0358 on 12/2/13 at 10:08 am|
Met my expectations. I thought 9-3 to 10-2 would be likely.
Out of the 3 losses the only disappointing one was Ole Miss.
One can't complain about the game against a full strength Georgia team. LSU played a good game.
Against Alabama, the Copeland fumble and the fake punt where the nails...
| O-T Lounge|| re: CDC lists the average American's height and weight - LSU0358 on 11/28/13 at 7:22 am|
5-11 185 here.
Too many processed foods and too lazy for most Americans
I was at 220 a year and a half ago, I'm in 34" jeans for the first time since 5th grade....
| Political Talk|| re: Putin meets with the Pope, meanwhile, the US closes its Vatican embassy - LSU0358 on 11/27/13 at 12:00 pm|
[quote]Read about the Vatican's role in ending the Cold War. There are 1 billion Catholic ears and eyes around the world. That is why the Vatican is a major listening post. [/quote]
Exactly. I'm not Catholic and this comes across as stupid and spiteful (a slap for not toeing the Obamacare line p...
| Money Talk|| re: Lending/Giving Family Money? - LSU0358 on 11/27/13 at 10:48 am|
If you can afford it, and you actually want to do it, give it to them. Never loan family money.
I have no problem helping people I know out with money, but habitual mooches get cut off.
| Political Talk|| re: 1 in 5 boys has ADHD - LSU0358 on 11/26/13 at 11:25 am|
I think it's a control thing. Medicated boys are easier to control so they are more likely to take in the brain washing they get at public schools....
| O-T Lounge|| re: A True OT Baller: Saudi Prince Alwaleed - LSU0358 on 11/26/13 at 10:48 am|
His grandfather, Ibn Saud, was the true OT baller. 22 wives and had 45 sons (36 survived to adulthood)....
| Money Talk|| re: Question for Drill Site Supervisors - LSU0358 on 11/25/13 at 9:38 am|
[quote] The company man is paid a day rate until the job is done. $1500/day ish.
Thats extreme upper echelon pay rate.
Agree. 900 to 1200 is closer to the mark these days. Also, if you currently aren't in the oilfield, this isn't a position you just walk into. It'll take ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Wheel Route...why is it called that? - LSU0358 on 11/24/13 at 7:07 am|
Don't know why it's called that, but I'm pretty sure it's Will....
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Keys to Winning: Saints vs Falcons - LSU0358 on 11/21/13 at 12:26 pm|
[quote]My top 5[/quote]
1. No turnovers.
2. Run the ball. Not sure what Ingram has been eating the last couple of weeks, but he needs to have it at ~3PM today.
3 - 5. See #1....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Boeing Dream Lifter (large plane) lands at wrong airport, and may be stuck there - LSU0358 on 11/21/13 at 10:51 am|
I've flown into that airport on a company jet. Even I noticed the runway is shorter than a normal airport from the backseat.
Having said that, if you are interested in flying or the Korean War, read up on Colonel James Jabara. He was a bad arse from a flying stan...
| More Sports Board|| re: No charges filed against Jameis Winston - LSU0358 on 11/21/13 at 10:12 am|
[quote]Now that there is DNA evidence linking the two, I don't think the inaccurate physical description matters as much. [/quote]
But the inaccurate description screams "I got mad at him and made the call, but now don't want to follow through." Especially if she did know him before the incident...
| More Sports Board|| re: No charges filed against Jameis Winston - LSU0358 on 11/21/13 at 9:48 am|
[quote]Does he beat this case? [/quote]
I think in police report the accuser says attacker is 5'9 to 5'11. If that's the case, a defense lawyer will have a big place to start needling her story....
| Money Talk|| re: Southerners load up on car loan debt - LSU0358 on 11/20/13 at 11:10 am|
Haynesville Shale at your service. I don't know why, but lots of guys in the oil field love large trucks (guess that's from using them at work) and have them for personal autos. Also lots of 30-40K SUV's/miniSUV's in the area.
I love my paid for 2007 Chevy Silverado. 105,000 miles with anoth...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Preferred Rubs for Ribs - LSU0358 on 11/19/13 at 2:48 pm|
I like mine sweet as well. I just use 1/2 dark brown and 1/2 light brown sugar. Put the rub on, wrap in saran wrap overnight.
2 hours at ~250 deg F does the trick....
| Money Talk|| re: Is bitcoin gaining legitimacy? - LSU0358 on 11/19/13 at 1:56 pm|
[quote]Going to be pretty tough to become any kind of mainstream currency if people are too scared to use it because of its volatility.
Bitcoin certainly has a place in the world. But it's a niche one in its current form.[/quote]
Agreed. Never is a very strong word, but in it's current state...
| Money Talk|| re: Is bitcoin gaining legitimacy? - LSU0358 on 11/19/13 at 1:49 pm|
Has swings of from $900 down to $500 in a single day. To the OP, I'd say this is a very long ways from legitimacy. I'd put it in the category of penny stocks and the Zimba...
| Money Talk|| re: What is up with job candidates today? - LSU0358 on 11/19/13 at 10:56 am|
I feel your pain. I'm trying to hire an intern/co-op and they aren't returning calls or e-mails, trying to string me along while trying to lock in other jobs, etc.
Damn college kids....
| O-T Lounge|| re: OT opinion: hourly employee with issues - LSU0358 on 11/19/13 at 9:45 am|
[quote]f she has a medical condition you need to tread lightly. Do you have an HR department or contacts with someone with HR experience?[/quote]
This. not saying you have to live with it, but be careful and don't open yourself to a lawsuit....
| Political Talk|| re: When will the Southern states accept the inevitability of same sex marriage? - LSU0358 on 11/19/13 at 9:36 am|
[quote]Why do the gays try to legislate acceptance? [/quote]
They want everyone to pat them on the head and say they view there relationship the equivalent if a man/woman.
Having said that, from a government standpoint there is no reason the relationship should be different.
My problem is t...
| Money Talk|| re: Confessions of a Quantitative Easer - LSU0358 on 11/13/13 at 12:59 pm|
as in 50%+ correction
Nah, probably more like 15%. Still a correction but not a crash. [/quote]
Just realized something. When I'm saying 50% correction, I meant ~50% correction of the move up from the 2009 lows. So assuming (and we all know what that does) an 1800 - 1850 S&P hig...
| Money Talk|| re: Confessions of a Quantitative Easer - LSU0358 on 11/13/13 at 12:55 pm|
[quote]table economy with no QE, which actually makes the Fed's projection of 2% increase in GDP growth that much more dire of a view of the underlying economy. There's also the negated negative growth argument from QE[/quote]
I think improving the economy itself was a secondary goal of QE. The ...
| Money Talk|| re: Confessions of a Quantitative Easer - LSU0358 on 11/13/13 at 12:44 pm|
The 2014-2015 time frame could be nasty IMO....
| Money Talk|| Confessions of a Quantitative Easer - LSU0358 on 11/13/13 at 8:58 am|
Interesting that this is coming out now. Preparing the public for removing the punch bowl perhaps?
My GUESS is that we have until at least March 2014 before tapering starts, with the December F...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Petition to Remove Parkway High School Principal Starts Even More Drama - LSU0358 on 11/10/13 at 10:17 pm|
I don't know her personally, I've heard from some people in the school system she can be difficult to deal with. She seems to act really impressed with her self. Many cases (more than typical "little johnny didnt do anything wrong complaints") of her seeming to enjoy dropping the hammer on student...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Boardwalk Empire (S4, Ep. 10) "White Horse Pike" - LSU0358 on 11/10/13 at 5:56 pm|
"Who am I?" -Van Alden
And then making it rain :bow: ...
| Political Talk|| re: World’s First Bitcoin ATM Processes $100k in Transactions in its First 8 Days - LSU0358 on 11/8/13 at 10:59 am|
Bitcoin has potential. It is still a little volatile for my tastes to have any considerable amount of my assets in it.
I'm also waiting for the hammer to drop from the Feds, but who knows, maybe that day won't come....