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by Dieter
Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: I shared fake news and feel like an idiot
Replies: 18
Views: 199

Re: I shared fake news and feel like an idiot

Bastard (j.k) --- I shared the general concept with a good friend of mine who lives in Vancouver, BC.

(Not my friend who lives in Vancouver, WA, USA, which sometimes confused me to no end).

But it is true that it could happen in general.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=you ... cqA-9zDmgU
by Dieter
Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: I shared fake news and feel like an idiot
Replies: 18
Views: 199

Re: I shared fake news and feel like an idiot

Share what you shared? I'm afraid I've also shared fake news.
by Dieter
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Coronavirus General Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 21271

Re: Coronavirus General Discussion

And, I since learned that many of those in the cruise ship industry are registered under foreign flags to avoid paying U.S. taxes. Vinny Slightly off topic, but if they are doing that what does it tell you? Maybe that US taxes are too high compared to the other options? Why don't they go to the cou...
by Dieter
Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Coronavirus General Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 21271

Re: Coronavirus General Discussion

Why indeed. Bars are closed but here come the cruise ships. Makes no sense. Why was Trump always making it a point of emphasis every day that we had to help the airlines industry, the hotel industry...……….the cruise ship industry??!! I did some limited research and it seemed like the entire world w...
by Dieter
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:06 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Coronavirus General Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 21271

Re: Coronavirus General Discussion

Just found this suit with US numbers (didn't see it mentioned before, assuming no typos in my search):

https://covidtracking.com/us-daily/

Can download raw data if want to play with it yourself (I haven't tried / looked at that).
by Dieter
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Coronavirus General Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 21271

Re: Coronavirus General Discussion

I have been trying to wrap my head around numbers, and this one (from Denninger) stood out. Why are the hospitals swamped at this level of death? Because for every coronavirus death, there are many more coronavirus hospitalizations. The hospitalizations are what’s swamping the hospitals, not just t...
by Dieter
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:23 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Coronavirus General Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 21271

Re: Coronavirus General Discussion

I have been trying to wrap my head around numbers, and this one (from Denninger) stood out. Why are the hospitals swamped at this level of death? ------------------------------- There have been 6,820 deaths allegedly from (really "with") Coronavirus in Italy. Italy isn't lying, right -- we can trus...
by Dieter
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Coronavirus General Discussion
Replies: 979
Views: 21271

Re: Coronavirus General Discussion

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/25/820595489/why-germanys-coronavirus-death-rate-is-far-lower-than-in-other-countries Why Germany’s Coronavirus Death Rate is Far Lower than in Other Countries [/b][/i] Is it because they’re the Master Race? Oh, I see it: because of his country's ability to test early an...
by Dieter
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Asset Allocation in the Most Painful Month
Replies: 26
Views: 771

Re: Asset Allocation in the Most Painful Month

I think Sophie posted recently on how long it took Gold and LTT to react in 2008/2009 crash.

It wasn't immediate.
by Dieter
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Who's had to rebalance?
Replies: 16
Views: 435

Re: Who's had to rebalance?

A little on Friday from cash to stocks in my 403(b).

Debating when to do more, as I think I'm at our house to LTT / Gold bands.
by Dieter
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Asset Allocation in the Most Painful Month
Replies: 26
Views: 771

Re: Asset Allocation in the Most Painful Month

Thanks Tyler.

And SCV - ouch.

A lesson in expected vs actual or some such.