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Pollution and the mining industry... (zerohedge.com)
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc on 25 Oct 2017  Posted 2 months ago
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/ Lead and Zinc are used for many industrial products, including certain batteries (some of which are used in electric cars and hybrids). So much for a "Green" vehicle.It's really...

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Best way to find a job..
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc on 27 Sep 2017  6 comments, latest 3 months ago
I don't have a huge network, and even at that most of my contacts are not in my immediate metro area. I've tried headhunters, job boards and linked-in. I'm a...

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Update from ECBB
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc on 9 May 2013  13 comments, latest a year ago
As some of us long timers have started to actually *GASP* enter the ranks of homeownership (or as I call it ... renting from the bank). I thought it might...

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Wait... 650.000 emails
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc on 1 Nov 2016  6 comments, latest a year ago
That's more than 1 email sent (or received) per second over the course of an entire year. Given that she worked for almost 4 years under Clinton as secretary of...

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Electoral College
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc on 4 May 2016  7 comments, latest 2 years ago
Unless I'm mistaken (and I may be), when we vote for November, we are actually voting for a representative elector, and it is this gathering of the electoral college that...

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Maps of property value for the coats vs. the rest of the country. (washingtonpost.com)
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #housing on 14 Jan 2016  Posted 2 years ago
Some interesting maps to put things in perspective c/o Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com Not that this is new to any of us, but they are still cool too look at. #housing...

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annual xmas wishes
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc on 24 Dec 2013  10 comments, latest 2 years ago
Merry christmas to all. No matter what you affilation, may the message of jesus be an inspiration to you, now and throughout the year. Peace. ECBB

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If it all hits the fan... (zerohedge.com)
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #investing on 29 Aug 2015  9 comments, latest 2 years ago
I've been reading Zerohedge too much lately http://www.zerohedge.com/news/ http://www.zerohedge.com/news/ Now I don't think the bottom will fall out and we'll have unrest in the streets... but the reality is that...

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Are we being too bearish on housing?
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #housing on 18 Jan 2012  33 comments, latest 2 years ago
I'm trying not to fall into the same thinking that drove the housing bubble. Just as prices don't always go up, they don't always go down either. For example, I...

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Commercial and/or rental properties
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #investing on 14 Aug 2015  2 comments, latest 2 years ago
At some point I want to have some real estate in my portfolio (other than my primary residence) for diversification purposes... sure there's REIT's, but I'm seriously thinking about pursuing...

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I should have gone into computers....
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc on 30 Jun 2015  12 comments, latest 2 years ago
I have an advanced degree in Chemical Engineering. Out of curiosity (given the consistently "good" job numbers I keep hearing about), I've taken a look to see what opportunities may...

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Worst Case Situation
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #politics on 7 Jul 2015  1 comment, latest 2 years ago
Grexit causes deeper depression and civil unrest --> Anarchy ensues --> ISIS takes hold and uses Greece as a base to infiltrate greater Europe. (OK - probably not going to...

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Happy Easter
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc on 24 Apr 2011  12 comments, latest 4 years ago
May those of you who follow him, keep him close to your hearts on this day!

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Can I do more?
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #housing on 2 Feb 2014  14 comments, latest 4 years ago
I know what I earn both as an individual, and as a household, relative to my income. I know in many ways I am blessed - for many are far...

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Flying
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc on 2 Feb 2014  8 comments, latest 4 years ago
When I was a kid I used to love flying. The awe of being able to travel so far, so fast, to look down at all of the cities and...

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Housing Perdictions for 2013?
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #housing on 31 Dec 2012  16 comments, latest 4 years ago
1) Rates will stay low. 30-year fixed will be between 3% and 4% for most of the year. 2) Media will trump a "recovery" - but most of us won't...

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When do wages go up?
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc on 11 Sep 2013  18 comments, latest 4 years ago
Thinking about Labor Day (now that its come and gone) and the striking fast food workers. When does the average "middle class" worker get a true raise? Most people I...

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A tale of two coasts (money.cnn.com)
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #misc on 1 Sep 2013  1 comment, latest 4 years ago
It seems to me that this new "min-bubble" we are in has been a West Coast phenomonea. http://money.cnn.com/2013/08/2 https://www.spice-indices.com/ So the questions are 1) WHY? and 2) When it does...

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Presiden't Comments on Martin Case (whitehouse.gov)
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #politics on 20 Jul 2013  126 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog I don't know what to make of it. His remarks, the case, the whole deal. Personally, I feel the fact that he was YOUNG, the way he was dressed,...

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Are you glad you bought?
by EastCoastBubbleBoy in #housing on 20 Jul 2013  1 comment, latest 4 years ago
Sitting here watching the Sox Yankees game on Fox (Go Sox!) and filing some papers, including my most recent mortgage statement. I'm thankful that I was finally able to buy....
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