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re: Can the USA go into more and more debt forever? - bovine1
China has been selling to support the renminbi/yuan you are coorect. They still hold over 1 trillion dollars worth of our bonds as of year end. I personally think a sell order of that size would do us sizable damage. I don't watch much news....
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re: Can the USA go into more and more debt forever? - bovine1
We can't pay what we owe now without a lot of pain. Greece situation or worse. Politicians won't allow it to happen until the market forces it. The Chinese could dump government bonds and cause this at any time. They'd just have to be willing to eat the loss on the bonds they hold. Research the Russ...
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re: Can anyone explain what's going on with Coffee? - bovine1
http://futures.tradingcharts.com/intraday/KCK17 Scroll down on this page and you can see all the global coffee news....
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re: Anyone know of some good dividend stocks - bovine1
Here's some of mine-BP, POT, MOS, IHD, ANH, NLY. I'm looking at TNH when I think N is bottoming out. Beware of MLP tax concerns when looking at dividend payers....
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re: Frick you digital prostate exam - bovine1
PSA. I fired a doctor over these. I had one refused them after that. I'm 57....
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re: Recommend a product that improved your life that people may not have heard of - bovine1
Ox Bile Salts 125mg. I've had my gallbladder removed. These help a lot. I also take enzymes but the bile salts actually do more....
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re: Is It OK to Buy A Rental Car? - bovine1
I bought one in Jan 2011. 2005 Chevy Classic. It had 93000 and was a previous rental. Now it's got 169000 miles and going strong. Only thing I've had to do was change the fuel pump. In the early 80's my FIL bought my wife a Hertz Mercury Capri. It was a piece of crap but I think all those cars were....
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re: New Washer and Dryer - bovine1
We got a Speed Queen washer in June. It replaced a less than 2 yr old Whirlpool. The model with the row of lights. I'd go Speed Queen....
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re: Looking for a book recommendation - bovine1
I'm reading Sherman's Memoirs now. It's very interesting. I'm from Tallulah so the parts about the Vicksburg campaign are very interesting. The march through Georgia as well. The politics and officers jockeying for position are very interesting as well. After Sherman ran Hardee out of Savannah Harde...
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re: average employe contribution to health insurance? - bovine1
I pay $65 a week for family coverage. Medical has $300 deductible, $20 visit copay, and 20% copay up to max of $1500 a person a year. We also get Dental and VSP in our package. Company pays for life insurance at 3X our salary coverage....
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re: March Rate Hike - bovine1
Our government at work. Keep rates artificially low for years thereby helping some people while simultaneously absolutely putting the screws to retirees and people trying to generate income on savings. Let the free markets work and find the true rates....
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re: How important is net worth to you? - bovine1
Very important number to me. It's a measure of your overall finances. I calculate mine the first of every month. About every 6 months I'll also calculate the percentage of my investable assets that are in cash, bonds, and stocks then reallocate if I think it's indicated....
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re: Is there any way to make brown rice taste better? - bovine1
I add chicken base, garlic powder, and onion powder. If you're making it for gumbo or any fish/shrimp dish I use shrimp stock or lobster base. ...
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re: Vanguard CD Fund? - bovine1
You can at Vanguard Brokerage. Maturities from 1 month to 10 years....
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re: Vanguard CD Fund? - bovine1
Vanguard Brokerage can fix you up with CD's. No CD funds but all kinds of bond funds....
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re: Famous people from each parish in Louisiana? - bovine1
Infamous not famous but here goes-Madison Parish = Henry Wirz....
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re: Stocks Options/Calls & Puts - bovine1
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re: The Workplace Bragger- "One Upper Edition" - bovine1
Coworker did one 4 year Navy tour. He claims he was a Seal but failed the swimming test. He was so good on everything else they let him in. He's about 5 foot 3 inches with a 4 foot diameter belly....
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re: 8 insanely dangerous toys from the past - bovine1
I loved chemistry sets. I mixed some stuff that turned red blew up and painted the walls of my Dad's shop red. That was the last one I got. ...
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re: Prosper checks - bovine1
Mine too. Hard to believe but a nice surprise....
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