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Bellingham Bill

This is not my house. But it, or one like it, will be someday!

joined 2012 Apr 8, 10:54am   United States 141 posts   4,870 comments   following x   ignore ignoring Bellingham Bill x ignore

Where else can I make an honest 5%?
by Bellingham Bill in #investing   34 comments, latest 20 hours ago
Moved this month's IRA contribution into BAC-L when it was touching $1300 (it's a 7.25% yield preferred at $1000 issue price) Converts into 20 shares of common if/when BAC...
Real Corporate Profits By Decade
by Bellingham Bill in #misc   5 comments, latest 3 days ago Annual numbers (2009 dollars): 1950: $190B 1960: $180B (-5% growth for the 1950s) 1970: $230B (+30%) 1980: $440B (+50%) 1990: $390B (-10%) 2000: $590B (+50%) 2010: $1.45T (+150%) 1H17:...
After-tax Corporate Profits vs S & P 500
by Bellingham Bill in #investing   10 comments, latest 7 days ago
Lender Fees & Points for getting a $340,000 3.625% 30 year fixed loan in CA since last year
by Bellingham Bill in #misc   1 comment, latest 22 days ago
quotes from AmeriSave
Gini -- before and after redistribution (Chile #1)
by Bellingham Bill in #misc   1 comment, latest 2 months ago
Orange is national Gini inequality before gov't redistribution, blue is after tax transfers and welfare
by Bellingham Bill in #misc   9 comments, latest 2 months ago
Saw this in the paper this AM
by Bellingham Bill in #misc   5 comments, latest 3 months ago
On the one hand, I fully believe all private organizations (tax-exempt or no) have the absolute right to as much political speech as they care to emit. So this...
Why I'm In Cash, Mostly
by Bellingham Bill in #investing   19 comments, latest 3 months ago
Peak Retail -- Dec 1999
by Bellingham Bill in #misc   Posted 3 months ago Still 16M jobs on the chopping block . . .

by Bellingham Bill in #misc   4 comments, latest 5 months ago
This Cracked Me Up
by Bellingham Bill in #misc   1 comment, latest 5 months ago The Arabian Villa park is located on Villa between Shaw and Barstow. There are 218 units for senior citizens. The park's owner, Rutherford Investments of Los Gatos, said residents...
Real YOY Wage Gains
by Bellingham Bill in #misc   1 comment, latest 5 months ago
TaxFoundation's Summary of Federal Income Tax Data is out now
by Bellingham Bill in #misc   Posted 7 months ago For 2014: Top 1% ($465k+) took 20% of the AGI, paid 40% ($540B) of the taxes, 27% tax rate. Top 5% ($188K+) took 36% of the AGI, paid 60%...
A Tale of Two Interest Rates
by Bellingham Bill in #misc   3 comments, latest 9 months ago
These two screenshots show home prices went up 1% thanks to the Fed raise. Top is December 3 ratesheet, lower is December 24, on a $425,000 property with 20% down....
The Baby Boomer Service Economy Has Arrived
by Bellingham Bill in #economics   109 comments, latest a year ago
Where's the Third Wave
by Bellingham Bill in #misc   1 comment, latest a year ago
Double Bubble
by Bellingham Bill in #suckmydickamerica   3 comments, latest a year ago #suckmydickamerica
Christmas Bombing, 1972
by Bellingham Bill in #misc   7 comments, latest a year ago This is kinda cool, the formerly classified letter from Nixon to Thieu summarizing what concessions the US wrung out of the N Vietnamese after the Christmas bombings. (See pages...
2006 Presentation On Stated-Income Lending
by Bellingham Bill in #misc   Posted a year ago http://neweconomicperspectives For the back-story on how the author snuck it into the Fed Reserve minutes.
Per-worker national debt (2009 dollars)
by Bellingham Bill in #misc   2 comments, latest a year ago In case you were interested.
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