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I'm liquidating all my stocks and going to cash
by iwog in #investing   ↑ like (11)   ↓ dislike (7)   1,344 comments, latest 12 hours ago
I'll be doing this today. I've determined that the odds of a 20-25% correction in the stock market is too high right now and prefer to watch from the sidelines...
The end of the gold bubble
by iwog in #bubbles   ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike (9)   930 comments, latest 2 years ago
Well it took a lot longer than I predicted back in the 3rd quarter 2011, but gold is finished. Today it broke the last barrier of resistance and anyone still...
The 2013 housing market and my prediction for 2014
by iwog in #housing   ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike (9)   624 comments, latest 3 years ago
Prices are going way up from here. This is going to be a well supported analysis of the current housing market conditions and the implications for the future. Please put...
Just another rape thread
by iwog   ↑ like (19)   ↓ dislike (9)   575 comments, latest 1 year ago
1. The most hated people on the forum are the most prolific. Call it Crazy is despised by everyone, deletes postings constantly, and turns every single thread he's involved in...
Get ready California, prices are going up in 2011! (then back down)
by iwog   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   475 comments, latest 5 years ago
Global warming
by iwog in #environment   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (3)   398 comments, latest 5 years ago
There has never been a summer like this one on the North Pole since detailed records have been kept. Not only is the United States experiencing a record heat wave,...
Going up!
by iwog in #housing   ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   385 comments, latest 7 years ago
Lots of economic news today.  Stock market up.  Gold up.  Interest rates up.  Employment up.  Home sales WAY up. I have a feeling that the "unemployment lags a recession 12-18...
Citizenship test: What do you do about Russia?
by iwog   ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike (7)   378 comments, latest 2 months ago
With the tsunami of Trump lunatics criticizing and attacking the Obama administration for taking action against Russia, I thought this would be a good opportunity to take a poll on...
User guide to Austrian economics
by iwog   ↑ like (6)   ↓ dislike (7)   365 comments, latest 3 years ago
This is a very simple guide to becoming an Austrian. There isn't a single word in the entire worldwide volume of Austrian writings that doesn't conform to this list. (including...
Why does the United States hate men so much?
by iwog   ↑ like (6)   ↓ dislike (2)   361 comments, latest 3 years ago
I've attempted to have this conversation in another thread, however the women who have defended the status quo are too wrapped up in being outraged to think clearly. Apparently I'm...
This is your last chance.......
by iwog in #housing   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (2)   361 comments, latest 3 years ago
Everything I said about California real estate in this August thread, including the predictions about price and inventory, came true: The 2013 housing market and my prediction for 2014...
Stop predicting the dollar will collapse
by iwog   ↑ like (8)   ↓ dislike (3)   344 comments, latest 2 years ago
I became a gold bug in 1980. I was in junior high school and convinced my science teacher that he should probably buy some silver coins because someday the dollar...
United States at war with Syria?
by iwog   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (5)   334 comments, latest 3 years ago
If this turns out to be real, and the world doesn't retaliate, then what? Bashar al-Assad kills 1,300 in Syrian nerve gas attack, activists estimate ...
2013 setting up to be highest real estate inflation ever
by iwog in #housing   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (2)   333 comments, latest 4 years ago
At least in the Bay Area. The numbers are stunning. There is simply nothing for sale with inventories approaching record lows. #housing...
Profile of a Republican gun lunatic
by iwog in #politics   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (5)   326 comments, latest 4 years ago
This is what we're up against. Just for information purposes, the murder rate from all causes in the United States is 4.8 per 100,000 while the murder rate from all...
My first real estate bear thread (ever)
by iwog in #housing   ↑ like (11)   ↓ dislike (3)   305 comments, latest 2 years ago
As events between today and the 1920s line up closer and closer, I am being forced to re-evaluate the bullish position in real estate I've held since 2008. I'll start...
Obamacare is upheld by the Supreme Court
by iwog in #politics   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   297 comments, latest 4 years ago much for Shrek's predictive ability. I'm beginning to like Roberts. First he throws out the Arizona law, now he upholds health care reform. I'm actually pretty amazed by this...
North polar icecap rushes to all time melt record
by iwog   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (4)   285 comments, latest 4 years ago
You're going to be seeing headlines on this in about two weeks. That's when I'm guessing the arctic ice melt will reach an all time record and most of the...
Do you know how the economy works?
by iwog   ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike (1)   279 comments, latest 3 years ago
If you cannot explain why this graph keeps going up while workers wages remain stagnant, you cannot understand the true nature of our economy. 1. Our country is not...
The Gender war and total chaos
by iwog in #politics   ↑ like (6)   ↓ dislike (4)   277 comments, latest 10 months ago
Human beings were never supposed to live in the Garden of Eden. This little tidbit from Genesis is generally abused by Christians to mean humans are sinners and bad and...

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