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A Tale of Two Cities
By Bellingham Bill   posted 1 week ago:

Another rent vs buy -- on the iPod
By Bellingham Bill   2 comments, latest 3 weeks ago:
Bellingham Bill says You're just talking your book : )

Hackintosh Build Went Great
By Bellingham Bill   16 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Bellingham Bill says In between my comment/graph on rents vs wages and the above comment I allowed OS X 10.11 to update itself to the 2nd beta that came out today. Took about 10 minutes...

I Love OS X and Hate Macs
By Bellingham Bill   22 comments, latest 2 months ago:
wave9x says I have a pretty nice machine, Haswell 4790K i7 4GHz, GTX 970, 16 GB vengeance RAM, two 500gb SSDs, etc. all working great as a dual boot Hackintosh (for around $1.5k), so you...

Inflation and Price Discovery
By Bellingham Bill   8 comments, latest 2 months ago:
Bellingham Bill says I don't know, I suspect at this point the investor class is just happy having their money on auto-pilot, looping back the yield into buying more of the same. GOP's got their...

Why I'm Moving To Japan Later This Decade
By Bellingham Bill   15 comments, latest 3 months ago:
Ceffer says My grandmother was Norwegian. Maybe I can claim citizenship, like the partial Indians do, and tell them where to send the check.

US economic growth may be mild, but its also really durable
By Bellingham Bill   1 comment, latest 4 months ago:
Bellingham Bill says shows how tiny the 1990 and 2000 recessions were compared to the biggie, in job terms. Employment peaked in Feb 2001 and was depressed until late 2003 (aka the "jobless recovery") For...

I think I've decided to live in a garbage truck!
By Bellingham Bill   4 comments, latest 4 months ago:
Bellingham Bill says "Talk about wasting gas and wasting heating" nah, I'd have CNG tanks on board. CNG is so cheap the drillers are just burning it off now. Seriously, when I was working for...

How The Rich Get Richer
By Bellingham Bill   24 comments, latest 4 months ago:
indigenous says Bellingham Bill says ^ per capita (15-64) health and housing costs (2009 dollars) everything else is noise! to make real money in this country, you go into RE and/or healthcare. And where does...

This Again
By Bellingham Bill   3 comments, latest 4 months ago:
Call it Crazy says CaptainShuddup says Republicans are moving to California. and the Dems are moving to NY.. no, wait... they're already there....

US Population age 20 to 29
By Bellingham Bill   12 comments, latest 5 months ago:
SoftShell says we are finally starting to out-pork the chinese... swebb says Bellingham Bill says Future is, uh, interesting: Had I et my Wheaties this morning I'd probably understand what you are getting at. I...

US vs Japan bubbles
By Bellingham Bill   5 comments, latest 5 months ago:
indigenous says tatupu70 says 2-1 that you don't even know what Bill was saying with that sentence. Projecting?

You may know Proposition 13, have you heard of 14?
By Bellingham Bill   3 comments, latest 5 months ago:
Bellingham Bill says Man that Reagan quote is this-close to becoming memory-holed. Google's got basically two decent hits on it. We should really rename all the shit that's been put in that dickhead's name. Of...

Call it Crazy deleted this comment of yours
By Bellingham Bill   14 comments, latest 5 months ago:
thunderlips11 says lostand confused says Don't forget the giant free trade deal Obama is negotiating in secret. I mean the dude is a constitutional scholar and he negotiates in secret-for six years almost now-the biggest...

Housing Tops Out Finally
By Bellingham Bill   posted 6 months ago:
http://research.stlouisfed.org plateau or peak??

Map tool thingy
By Bellingham Bill   1 comment, latest 6 months ago:
Bellingham Bill says

The Bubble In Perspective
By Bellingham Bill   23 comments, latest 6 months ago:
thunderlips11 says Bellingham Bill says "Biotech, which was defined broadly to include work on drugs, medical devices, research/testing, and agricultural chemicals/feedstocks, gained 96,000 total jobs in the U.S. over the decade from 2001 to 2010,...

The Third Wave
By Bellingham Bill   posted 6 months ago:
http://research.stlouisfed.org Coming Soon To An Economy Near You!

The Coming Health Care Economy
By Bellingham Bill   13 comments, latest 6 months ago:
drew_eckhardt says Bellingham Bill says So college jobs are tapped out and there's not a whole lot of growth in education, though there will be a lot of replacement jobs as the boomers start retiring...

Baskin Robbins Inflation Adjustment Sale
By Bellingham Bill   posted 6 months ago:
On the 31st you can get a scoop for $1.31. BR is one of my main inflation calibrators, since them raising prices from 25c to 28c in 1975 was one of my first exposures to...

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