Heraclitusstudent

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Hurricane Michael’s Destruction, Viewed From Above
by Heraclitusstudent on 11 Oct 2018  Posted 5 days ago
Sometime nature sends you a reminder of who's in charge...

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Could there be a panic in Bay Area real estate? (cnbc.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 1 Oct 2018  26 comments, latest 8 days ago
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/2 Sales down 10%. Inventory up 20%Prices still way up. Many people were hanging there just to take their huge capital gains every year. As many people start thinking the...

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The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 4 Oct 2018  19 comments, latest 10 days ago
China implants spying chips on Amazon, Apple servers. https://www.bloomberg.com/news Humm... bring computer companies back to the US?

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Humanoid construction robot installs drywall by itself... (engadget.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 1 Oct 2018  11 comments, latest 15 days ago
...While humans are bickering...https://www.engadg

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Housing inventory starts to grow again... (cnbc.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 24 Sep 2018  5 comments, latest 22 days ago
Rats starting to leave the ship? But inventory is still incredibly low... Home sellers slash prices, especially in California: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/2

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Stockman Says Trump Tax Cuts Will Cause 'All Hell to Break Loose' (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 30 Aug 2018  6 comments, latest 2 months ago
https://www.bloomberg.com/news "The 4% (growth) was an anomaly. 1 point of that was due to trade pulled forward [...] second part was due to consumers spending money that Uncle Sam was...

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trillion dollar deficits are the new normal (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 30 Aug 2018  Posted 2 months ago
U.S. Faces New Normal of Trillion Dollar Deficits, Collender Sayshttps://www.bloomberg.com/ "If there is an economic downturn at some point in the next 5 years, we are talking about a 2...

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Fuel economy
by Heraclitusstudent on 3 Aug 2018  42 comments, latest 2 months ago
President Trump’s proposed this week to weaken fuel-efficiency standards for cars and light trucksThis begs a few questions: Does he like to pay a lot for oil to Arab countries?...

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The $247 trillion global debt bomb (washingtonpost.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 22 Jul 2018  8 comments, latest 2 months ago
https://www.washingtonpost.com Is this why we can't afford to stop global trade? Too bad Trump didn't read the memo.

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Global housing boom end and builders (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 1 Aug 2018  Posted 2 months ago
https://www.bloomberg.com/news I think the slowdown is purely based on prices and we still need a massive amount of new housing which will be good for home builders. Any thoughts about...

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How tech's richest plan to escape the cannibal anarchy. (theguardian.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 26 Jul 2018  4 comments, latest 3 months ago
https://www.theguardian.com/te "Which region will be less affected by the coming climate crisis: New Zealand or Alaska? Is Google really building Ray Kurzweil a home for his brain, and will his...

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Relief in Sight for Homebuyers in High-Priced West Coast Cities (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 19 Jul 2018  1 comment, latest 3 months ago
"The pain isn’t over. The inventory shortage is still very real in many West Coast markets -- some have only a few months of supply. And if the skyrocketing trajectory...

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Capitalism is dying... (zdnet.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 13 Jul 2018  75 comments, latest 3 months ago
Capitalism creates such a level of efficiency as to make a large part of humanity useless. Half the US population couldn't come up with $400 to face an emergency. The...

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AI Will Thrash the Economy Like a ‘Tsunami,’ Allstate CEO Says (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 28 Jun 2018  17 comments, latest 3 months ago
https://www.bloomberg.com/news

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Summers Warns the Biggest Economies Are Not Prepared for Another Recession (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 18 Jun 2018  5 comments, latest 4 months ago
https://www.bloomberg.com/news "Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers warned that developed countries are badly equipped for another recession, both economically and politically, and central banks should be wary of raising interest...

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Beware the ‘mother of all credit bubbles’ (washingtonpost.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 12 Jun 2018  Posted 4 months ago
The Trump economic debt soufflé - the outlines of the next crisis begin to appear: https://www.washingtonpost.com

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Free trade puts Republican megadonors on collision course with Trump (reuters.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 4 Jun 2018  5 comments, latest 4 months ago
No surprise there I guess. Who profits most from trade, even when it goes against the countries overall interests? Who influences most the media and the political establishment?https://www.reut

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Common Sense 318 – For Whom the Bell Trolls (dancarlin.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 30 May 2018  Posted 5 months ago
This guy hits the nail on the head. https://www.dancarlin.com/prod Available on itune podcasts too.

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Pinker's pinkest colored glasses - is the cannibal anarchy off the menu?
by Heraclitusstudent on 23 May 2018  10 comments, latest 5 months ago
Some of his numbers: Life expectancy: - for most of history: 30 yrs. - today 71 yrs, increasing. - In Kenya, improved by 10 yrs in the past 10 yrs....

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How the Online Left Fuels the Right (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 11 May 2018  35 comments, latest 5 months ago
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/0 "But online life creates an illusion of left-wing excess and hegemony that barely exists in the real world, at least outside of a few collegiate enclaves. Consider, for example,...
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