| Money Talk|| re: Just checked the mail and wife opened up a credit acct - Blakely Bimbo on 9/30/14 at 9:28 am|
She got a discount probably and those store cards don't usually give more than $1000 initially. But do ask her about it in a non threatening demeanor.
I have several friends who have post office boxes specifically to hide their financial actions from their husbands. ...
| Money Talk|| re: I think its time we talk about the next Fed policy tool (9/17 Update - Neutered) - Blakely Bimbo on 9/30/14 at 9:20 am|
Now this is very interesting Benny. 8:30 am close time on last day of quarter. Largest amount evah! $407 billion bidded, $300 billion accepted. 102 Bids, 81 accepted. Look at spread of high low.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Tinnitus Sucks Remedies Needed - Blakely Bimbo on 9/29/14 at 10:09 am|
Like others say, a fan helps. I have box fans all over the house.
Meditation helps. I've learned to tune it out. All the other remedies are useless. If you think too much about it, it gets worse. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Retirement healthcare question/ legal actions - Blakely Bimbo on 9/29/14 at 10:04 am|
Are retirees completely cut off? OR are they being pushed to Medicare for primary and company benefits for secondary payment? For those younger than 65 what is the plan?
Seems that the ACA wants to push people into the pools for coverage. Some companies are allowing a stipend for you to buy your ...
| Political Talk|| re: Internet Trolls may be trained government agents - Blakely Bimbo on 9/27/14 at 12:24 pm|
[quote]Internet trolls maybe trained gov. agents[/quote]
I've been noticing this for years. Even here. I remember one thread in particular where someone with low posts started a topic asking "where do you keeps your guns" or something like that.
I've seen other forums where posters are person...
| Money Talk|| re: Bill Gross leaving PIMCO - Blakely Bimbo on 9/26/14 at 10:09 am|
From BI quoting earlier WSJ article...
[quote]Sources also told the Journal that Gross referred to himself as "Secretariat," the legendary racehorse. The article also said that Gross doesn't like his traders making eye contact or speaking with him. [/quote]
| Money Talk|| re: Bill Gross leaving PIMCO - Blakely Bimbo on 9/26/14 at 9:03 am|
I edited the $12 million because I heard it reported as $12 million this am. However, Faber just said it was $12 billion. Don't know what is correct. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Bill Gross leaving PIMCO - Blakely Bimbo on 9/26/14 at 9:00 am|
Faber reporting that top management was saying "it's either him or us."
| Money Talk|| re: Bill Gross leaving PIMCO - Blakely Bimbo on 9/26/14 at 8:53 am|
David Faber on CNBC, now reporting that Gross was going to be fired tomorrow. "Gross exhibiting increasingly erratic behavior."
Will El Erian return? He is still on Allianz payroll.
Only time will tell, but will we look back at this news and realize it was some kind of pinnacle?...
| Money Talk|| Bill Gross leaving PIMCO - Blakely Bimbo on 9/26/14 at 7:42 am|
Leaving for new Newport Beach office JANUS.
Shock of the morning. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Ignorant question about health insurance deductibles and out of pocket maximums - Blakely Bimbo on 9/25/14 at 9:03 pm|
I don[t know about the specifics of your plan, but the way the high deductible plans are working that most companies are adopting is by calendar year.
On our plan, we have a total family $3,000 deductible. The individual plan deductible is $1500. When we go to the doctor, we are to be charged th...
| Money Talk|| re: Another frigid winter is predicted.... - Blakely Bimbo on 9/25/14 at 8:44 pm|
[quote]Another frigid winter is predicted[/quote]
It will probably be warmer than expected because I just spent a lot of money on a winter dress coat that I won't wear.
| Money Talk|| re: If Chick-fil-ay ever goes public - Blakely Bimbo on 9/25/14 at 8:41 pm|
Truett Cathy passed away on Sept 8. Be interesting to see what happens to the company, although I think his kids share the same values. May have to wait another generation before they would take the company public....
| Money Talk|| re: Alibaba IPO - Blakely Bimbo on 9/21/14 at 7:46 pm|
[quote]Yahoo down 5%... People hedging[/quote]
Yahoo weakness should have been a clue ...
[quote]he so-called green-shoe option, which is often exercised if demand for the stock is strong, would increase the initial public offering size to $25 billion from $21.8 billion, making it the biggest ...
| Money Talk|| re: Getting Past the Gate: Capital Introduction at Prime Brokerage Firms - Blakely Bimbo on 9/19/14 at 12:07 pm|
[quote]Guess I have Morgan Stanley on the brain.
This may interest ya'll
[quote]It's how four partners in a Morgan Stanley wealth management office in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, The W H M Z Group, quietly amassed just under $1 billion in assets under management in four offices across the s...
| Money Talk|| re: Alibaba IPO - Blakely Bimbo on 9/18/14 at 10:30 pm|
[quote]I've owned china based BIDU for years and it's gone from $31 (after 10/1 split) to $219 as of today. [/quote]
Not worried about China based but not happy that stock holders will get no claim on the assets, or management decisions of Alibaba, but rather "Cayman Islands Contractual Rights".
| Money Talk|| re: 401k or Roth - Blakely Bimbo on 9/16/14 at 11:45 am|
RMD. Know OP is 20 something, just throwing out general info for Roth/IRA/401K holders. Again, these are only proposals and likely will not end up as law, but just something to keep an eye on. Especially these provisions.
[quote]Mandatory 5-Year Rule for Non-Spouse Beneficiaries Most IRA (and o...
| Money Talk|| re: 401k or Roth - Blakely Bimbo on 9/16/14 at 11:02 am|
Anyone with a ROTH needs to keep an eye on the proposed changes to Roth IRA's that is included in the President's 2015 budget.
The proposals are not law and may never pass, but it is worth watching to see what happens. Some interesting new twists in this budget proposal and some old ones from pas...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Daughter is struggling academically in school - What do we do? - Blakely Bimbo on 9/15/14 at 12:45 pm|
[quote]A serious question from a good mom, what is her birthday month? If she has an August or September birthday and she is one of the youngest in the class, then she may need to be held back. I have many friends who did not do this and their children are struggling. [/quote]
Very good to bring ...
| Money Talk|| re: What is your outlook on the economy? - Blakely Bimbo on 9/11/14 at 9:43 pm|
[quote]The market is improving through earnings by these companies. They continue to surpass their estimates, that's why its continuing to grow. [/quote]
Earnings are up primarily because Corporations have been issuing bonds and borrowing at record low interest rates. In general, Corporations hav...