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re: Are yall back to flying yet? - Spirit of Dunson
I'm wiating for quarantine-free travel is available. I've had to cancel 3 trips to Europe, 3 within Asia, and 1 to the US. I've got such a backlog of travel... when the world opens up, my family won't see me for a few months I fear. ...
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re: Life changing income about to happen and I need advice - Spirit of Dunson
Jesus this thread is like a riddle....
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re: Peel Street, Hong Kong. April 17 vs tonight - Spirit of Dunson
FYI I was on Peel St in early March and it looked like the second picture. Then we had lock down measures which closed most bars. Last night was the official reopening of bars after almost 3 weeks of no new locally transmitted Covid cases. So everyone was headed out last night to celebrate. ...
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re: Was just notified that when (who knows) our kid returns to daycare, masks will be required - Spirit of Dunson
2 year old is near impossible! But older kids can manage. My 4 year old has to wear one all the time, and after the first week or so she got used to it. If you asked me after the first day if it was possible I would have said no way. But she has no problem with wearing it for hours now. ...
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re: AGI over 200k - Stimulus payment? - Spirit of Dunson
[quote]I think you get $500 per kid no matter your income. I'm not 100% on that though.[/quote] nope. You can also earn too much for even the children's benefit. ...
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re: US printing money on top of money for they Coronavirus packages - Spirit of Dunson
[quote]inflation for sure. Look at how much more metal products cost in the last 10 years after the last major stimulus crap.[/quote]:confused: you mean an average annual inflation over the last 10 years of [link=(https://www.statista.com/statistics/244983/projected-inflation-rate-in-the-united-stat...
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re: Should companies or gov limit buybacks in the future - Spirit of Dunson
I would agree that debt-funded buybacks to increase share price for executive compensation targets is a bit distasteful, but the supervisory board should control this. How much cash should businesses hold in a "Rany day fund" to prepare for this event? When flush with cash, companies have se...
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re: Update, May crude oil futures now down to under $12 - Spirit of Dunson
[quote]Looks like crude and Brent are back in the $20s at the moment. [/quote]Brent, yes. But WTI is <$15. ...
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re: Nice video on how chase bank screwed small businesses and took care of themselves - Spirit of Dunson
I wish I could say I'm surprised... But I'm sure it will get corrected. we'll let the free market and self regulation work this out. ...
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re: North Sea Oil Rig - Spirit of Dunson
I've been on a few North sea platforms. It ain't for the faint of heart. I had the pleasure of visiting the Aasta Hansteen in the northern Norwegian waters. Largest SPAR platform. Really impressive platform. ...
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re: Trump's Guidelines For Opening Up America - Spirit of Dunson
This is not rocket science, and is very similar to how we have lived in Hong Kong since January. It balances heightened safety precautions with some individual choice. I still go to my office. They take my temperature everywhere (into any building, on some busses, to walk in and buy a coffee.....
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re: Suing China and/or WHO for economic damages re:Hawley bill/coronavirus - Spirit of Dunson
[quote]tariff revenue pays the damages[/quote] tell me more about this tariff revenue....
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re: So is oil double bottoming - Spirit of Dunson
[quote]global demand is increasing even when factoring in for COVID[/quote]agree. [img]https://www.eia.gov/outlooks/steo/images/Fig6.png[/img]...
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re: So the market is down 20% from it's ALL-TIME high, but read this Disney related - Spirit of Dunson
[quote]By too big to fail, I mean that their product demands are too strong.[/quote]got it. That is totally different. I don't think anyone believes that Disney won't come out of this. My comments, and i think some others, were about the "too big to fail". For most people, that is a callback to ...
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re: So the market is down 20% from it's ALL-TIME high, but read this Disney related - Spirit of Dunson
I get that they are big and beloved, and I agree that they will survive this... But "too big to fail" implies some sort of structurally important institution or a firm interwoven into other companies that we have an interest in keeping solvent. I just didn't get that from Disney....
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re: So the market is down 20% from it's ALL-TIME high, but read this Disney related - Spirit of Dunson
[quote]It’s too big to fail.[/quote] explain how they are too big to fail. ...
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re: Opec deal and Oil/Gas Stocks - Spirit of Dunson
[quote]I asked this question during our staff meeting last week and a colleague said there's a precedent for it [/quote] interesting. I'm not familiar with such a precedent, but I'm only in my early 40's. Would be curious of what was the event. According to WSJ: [quote]Under the final deal di...
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re: Can someone give me the details/background on this gif? - Spirit of Dunson
TD poster was going to be a caller on mad money. Talked about it here beforehand, and everyone thought it was cool but assumed he would go soft and have a mediocre call. He came through with flying colors and impressed. ...
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re: Who else is calling BS on the sick tiger in the Bronx? - Spirit of Dunson
[quote]I believe this is the 2nd animal to have had the virus. [/quote]there has been at least 1 cat and 2 dogs in Hong Kong. [link=(https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/3075993/coronavirus-hong-kong-confirms-second-dog)]Dog[/link] [link=(https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-k...
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