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  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 109....  [View instapost]
    OAG

    I also read a post about THIS BOOK.......The Panic of 1907: Lessons Learned from the Market's Perfect Storm

    I think it is similar to the Jekyll book... which is over 600 pages...phew !!
    Feb 19, 2015. 08:51 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 109....  [View instapost]
    Local schools already have a 2 hr delay. It is around 5 degrees now. In the morning about 10 below.. That's unusual for us !!

    Turning up the gas fireplace a notch...Bad back !!
    Feb 19, 2015. 08:21 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 109....  [View instapost]
    OAG

    Yup, any feedback on it ??
    Feb 19, 2015. 08:03 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 109....  [View instapost]
    I am going to start this massive book tomorrow..Will let you know how it reads !!
    Feb 19, 2015. 07:50 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Crude Drops As Inventories Rise [View article]
    @SMR

    Ticker Symbol:
    PRHSX
    Fund Status:
    Open to new Retail investors / Open to subsequent Retail investments


    It's open now !!
    Feb 19, 2015. 07:37 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! READING MATERIAL !! [View instapost]
    LOMAH

    Nice to hear from you ! Hope all is well..
    Feb 19, 2015. 04:10 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! READING MATERIAL !! [View instapost]
    CRADE

    I agree with WMARKW. Being Catholic it is very confusing to my beliefs.. However i do believe when Jesus comes again it will be after a large fire. Interpret that however you want.

    But almost 30 years ago a Priest spoke to me and said an issue in the Middle East will be the spark to all of this. Watching ISIS and our POTUS doing nothing concerns me.

    Time is only helping them, doing nothing for us !
    Feb 19, 2015. 04:09 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Crude Drops As Inventories Rise [View article]
    BO

    Good point !!
    Feb 19, 2015. 12:19 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Crude Drops As Inventories Rise [View article]
    DC

    But you guys get that HUGE pension ! lol
    Uh oh.....
    Feb 19, 2015. 12:19 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Crude Drops As Inventories Rise [View article]
    @SEEK

    Sound advice. Was planning on dollar cost averaging . Just really had no clue about this fund. Appreciate the opinions from all..
    Feb 19, 2015. 10:40 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Crude Drops As Inventories Rise [View article]
    AB

    Consider buying some physical. No worries on financials if you own the real thing...Just my opinion..

    IMO Silver is the better play. I see more upside with that over gold right now.
    Feb 19, 2015. 10:22 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Crude Drops As Inventories Rise [View article]
    @BG

    Appreciate the kind words. As a dad i wish i could help more. She is a hard worker, coaches the JV Softball team, does ANYTHING to try and get in the door.

    Tough sledding where we live in NY, and her Fiance' has a business here so relocating is out of the question. She said she will give it one more year then she will move onto something else...

    Were networking as much as we can. But the union here has a clause that if a teacher was laid off for ANY reason besides disciplinary they HAVE TO BE OFFERED any opening for 7 years !!

    Now some have moved on but the odds aren't good with schools closing all around us ! This is why she isn't married yet, and quite frankly might be adding to a drag in the economy. She isn't alone in this boat !!!

    DUC is right. The gas savings isn't doing much. Not like she is filling up an 18 wheeler..
    Feb 19, 2015. 10:20 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! EBOLA ?? Part 3 !! [View instapost]
    IT MIGHT BE WORSE THEN EBOLA!!!

    More than 100 patients might have been exposed to a deadly bacteria known as CRE at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center.

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Contaminated medical instruments are to blame for infecting seven patients - including two who died - with an antibiotic-resistant and potentially deadly "superbug" at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, hospital officials said. A total of 179 patients may be infected.

    They were exposed to Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, during endoscopic procedures between October and January when it was discovered during tests on a patient, said Dale Tate, a University of California, Los Angeles spokeswoman.

    The potentially infected patients are being sent free home-testing kits that UCLA will analyze, the university said.

    The bacteria may have been a "contributing factor" in the deaths of two patients, a university statement said.

    Similar outbreaks of CRE have been reported around the nation. They are difficult to treat because some varieties are resistant to most known antibiotics. By one estimate, CRE can contribute to death in up to half of seriously infected patients, according to the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    The bacteria can cause infections of the bladder or lungs, leading to coughing, fever or chills.

    UCLA said Wednesday that infections may have been transmitted through two endoscopes used during the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic and bile-duct problems.

    "We notified all patients who had this type of procedure, and we were using seven different scopes. Only two of them were found to be infected. In an abundance of caution, we notified everybody," Tate said.

    The two medical devices carried the bacteria even though they were sterilized according to the manufacturer's specifications, UCLA said. "We removed the infected instruments, and we have heightened the sterilization process," Tate said.

    The CDC said that national figures on the bacteria are not kept, but 47 states have seen cases.

    Since 2012, there have been about a half-dozen outbreaks reaching as many as 150 patients, according to the Los Angeles Times, which first reported the UCLA outbreak.

    One outbreak occurred in Illinois in 2013. Dozens of patients were exposed to CRE, with some cases apparently linked to a tainted endoscope used at a hospital.

    A Seattle hospital, Virginia Mason Medical Center, reported in January that CRE linked to an endoscope sickened at least 35 patients, and 11 died, although it was unclear whether the infection played a role in their deaths.

    Experts say the cases represent a disturbing surge.

    "This bacteria is emerging in the U.S. and it's associated with a high mortality rate," Dr. Alex Kallen, an epidemiologist in CDC's Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, told the LA Times. "We don't want this circulating anywhere in the community."
    Feb 19, 2015. 10:12 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 109....  [View instapost]
    CRADE

    Appreciate the posting. I responded to it already !!

    Thanks!
    Feb 19, 2015. 10:06 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 109....  [View instapost]
    Ah, he's ok !!

    Philly index was HALF of what was expected >>
    Feb 19, 2015. 10:05 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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