| Money Talk|| re: Oil prices dropping - Could it stop the Exxon hysteria in the Woodlands - Blakely Bimbo on 12/19/14 at 11:50 am|
Much will depend on HOW LONG prices remain low.
Anyone hearing about lay offs in Texas and Louisiana yet? ...
| Money Talk|| re: how much to get started in Mary Kay Cosmetics - Blakely Bimbo on 12/19/14 at 11:47 am|
Give her nothing.
Mary Kay is an old ladies brand. Customer base is dying out.
Young women with $ are flocking to Ulta Salon.
My husband went there with me last week end and he was shocked at the lines....
| Political Talk|| re: Rand Paul backs Obama on Cuba - Blakely Bimbo on 12/19/14 at 9:55 am|
[quote]Will be be huge boom for Gulf Coast. [/quote]
Agree. It is time. This is generational move because the young Cuban Americans want it. Winds of change is not a bad thing and Republicans need to change with the tide.
I am going to put on my tinfoil hat though and wonder if the Vatican Ban...
| Political Talk|| re: Anyone planning a trip to Cuba in the next couple of years? - Blakely Bimbo on 12/18/14 at 10:30 am|
I want to go as soon as it is totally open to Americans. One of my Spanish Ancestors was a government official there in the early 1800's. I want to go to their archives. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Official Oil/Energy ETF Thread - Blakely Bimbo on 12/18/14 at 9:11 am|
[quote]Meh, if I kicked myself for every lost opportunity I would have worn my f[/quote]
I was going to buy HP the other day and I got sidetracked.
C'est la vie! :banghead:...
| Money Talk|| re: Big FOMC Meeting Today - Blakely Bimbo on 12/18/14 at 8:53 am|
[quote]DON'T FIGHT THE FED. EVER. You will never win. [/quote]
[quote]The Fed will provide a total of $300bn under the program, with the first such offering completed on Dec-8th. It was a 28-day "secured deposit" paying 10bp (annualized) for $50bn.[/quote]
[quote]At the same time the ...
| Money Talk|| re: is the price per barrel of oil dropping a bad thing? - Blakely Bimbo on 12/18/14 at 8:43 am|
[quote]How is more money in your pocket a bad thing?[/quote]
If consumers use the money saved on gas to buy "things", then it is very good. If consumers use the money to pay down debt or save it, then it is deflationary. So we all need to do our duty and buy, buy, buy. I'm doing my part. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Update pg 18:Russia,IMO, will default on its sovereign debt within six months - Blakely Bimbo on 12/17/14 at 8:08 pm|
Perhaps the Russian Central Bank printing up 625 b in Rubles for Rosneft bail out may have helped to deepen the fall.
Bloomberg article from Dec 12th.
| Money Talk|| re: China and Russia dumping dollars - Blakely Bimbo on 12/16/14 at 8:39 am|
Russia's next move is likely CAPITAL CONTROLS.
Their own citizens are dumping roubles for dollars.
China's currency is pegged to ...
| Money Talk|| re: Robinhood app - Blakely Bimbo on 12/14/14 at 9:21 am|
[quote]Only for Apple products? Fml[/quote]
Someone on a stock forum posted that he got the invite, but uses android and could not set up account. He said there is a time limit once you get the invite to complete.
I think android is coming, but when?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What's your go to bar - Blakely Bimbo on 12/11/14 at 9:43 pm|
[quote]What's your go to bar[/quote]
| Money Talk|| re: Newleywed Adivce: Managing Money - Blakely Bimbo on 12/9/14 at 10:25 am|
However ya'll decide to arrange your accounts, if you don't have joint accounts, make sure you both execute durable power of attorney.
If you don't trust your spouse enough to execute POA, then you don't need to be married to them. ...
| Money Talk|| re: What would you do if you received $500k? - Blakely Bimbo on 12/9/14 at 10:17 am|
If I had a sudden 500K windfall, I would immediately donate $50G to St. Jude Hospital.
| Coaching Changes|| re: From The Big House Blog - Blakely Bimbo on 12/9/14 at 10:14 am|
[quote]Chavis is amazing, But Miles made the hire, and not only that Miles works to have a more physical team than his opponents. [/quote]
Great Post! I think that Chavis is the best DC in ALL of college football. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: About to buy all new appliances.. Need help - Blakely Bimbo on 12/8/14 at 6:37 am|
[quote]Do NOT get a high efficiency washing machine front or top loading. [/quote]
So True! The regular machines are hard to find, but I cannot stand the High Efficiency machines. Takes way to long to cycle. Clothes come out of the machine beat to death.
With today's appliances, generally the ...
| Money Talk|| re: Savings bond - Blakely Bimbo on 11/20/14 at 10:56 am|
If you go to Treasury.gov and look under savings bond link, you can put in the number of your bonds and calculate the interest and cash in value.
| Political Talk|| re: Update pg 18:Russia,IMO, will default on its sovereign debt within six months - Blakely Bimbo on 11/6/14 at 11:36 am|
Russian, what is your opinion of the reports in European press about Vlad having cancer?
Is it three letter agency information/ disinformation campaign?
I hope your prediction is correct. May be the only event that gets the European Central bank off its keester and do a real qe. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Keystone pipeline...what does it do to energy stocks? - Blakely Bimbo on 11/6/14 at 10:45 am|
[quote]Does this help the energy sector, [/quote]
And what about the railroads?...
| Money Talk|| re: Discuss this market outlook statement from Bill Gross.. - Blakely Bimbo on 10/31/14 at 3:09 am|
I think what he is saying is that we are in an historic era of monetary policy due to global central bank intervention. I don't think anyone knows exactly how this will all play out and what happens to price discovery if central bank intervention ends?
As far as his comments about PE, companies ...
| Money Talk|| re: Oct 29th Fed Statement - Blakely Bimbo on 10/31/14 at 2:39 am|
[quote]Would velocity give us any indication of increasing inflation / rate hikes? I don't understand how inflation can increase if velocity is still so low.
Not a good indicator because of the reserves.
Better indicator might be watching wage increases and the labor market. ...