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by farmer
May 10th, 2014, 10:13 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: nothing good comes of not watching television
Replies: 20
Views: 5547

nothing good comes of not watching television

<t>When I lived in South Beach, there was a TV channel called fTV or fashion television. At that time it mostly showed models walking down runways all day. It is the only TV show I can remember watching on a regular basis. It was hard to turn off, for fear of missing something.In a way, it was like ...
by farmer
May 10th, 2014, 12:44 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: malaysia
Replies: 293
Views: 18964

malaysia

<t>I read this analysis skeptical of the satellite doppler interpretation. One thing I have not heard mentioned is jitter and drift in the frequency of the crystal used to create the pings.In cellphones, a cheap crystal is used which cannot hold a frequency at all. So each time it registers with a t...
by farmer
May 9th, 2014, 8:48 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: funny racism news
Replies: 113
Views: 10147

funny racism news

<t>I was at the dive bar last night, the Heat game was on like nine televisions. Rather than the usual handful of mopes and losers, the place was packed with huge fat guys of all shades.So in walks this tall old black guy with a Black History Month tshirt showing MLK, Obama, and Mandela. That stuff ...
by farmer
May 9th, 2014, 12:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Nigeria
Replies: 159
Views: 153899

Nigeria

As a young, healthy person, I am thinking I should join Boko Haram over Obama Ayers.
by farmer
May 9th, 2014, 11:19 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: is twitter for mentally ill people?
Replies: 185
Views: 15578

is twitter for mentally ill people?

<t>There may be as many as 257,000 girls on Twitter named Chivette. Does Twitter keep showing me them to follow because there is some money involved for Twitter? Or is 90% of Twitter activity girls named Chivette?I really want to know the answer. There is something going on here, it is web 3.0 or so...
by farmer
May 9th, 2014, 1:10 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: is twitter for mentally ill people?
Replies: 185
Views: 15578

is twitter for mentally ill people?

<t>Twitter's stock dropped. Supposedly they have no revenue. All they have to do is put some banner ads, right?If you can message and post pictures, it should be worth as much as facebook.So I thought about it, and there are no banner ads on Twitter. But apparently they are trying to do some weird t...
by farmer
May 8th, 2014, 8:27 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: nothing good comes of not watching television
Replies: 20
Views: 5547

nothing good comes of not watching television

<t>I keep on thinking I am going to buy a television. But I already own a television. Problem is, it is downstairs, I have no furniture in that room, and it is too big to bring it upstairs.I miss hotel rooms, where the television is 10 feet from everything. Then there is no way to avoid it.I like th...
by farmer
May 8th, 2014, 5:26 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Yellen the Hypocrite
Replies: 4
Views: 5725

Yellen the Hypocrite

<t>Janet Yellen was talking about "fiscal drag" again today. So I ask you: Who has done the most of anyone to reduce the US government deficit? Answer: The Fed, by buying half the government debt at low interest, and then returning the interest to the government.Treasury coupons paid to the public a...
by farmer
May 8th, 2014, 5:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Nigeria
Replies: 159
Views: 153899

Nigeria

<t>This is pretty funny. This is a real picture so far as I can make out, not doctored. It must be pornography for that muslim boko guy!Conan, what is best in life? To crush your enemies. To see them driven before you and hear the lamentation of the women.There it is, the lamentation of the women. <...
by farmer
May 8th, 2014, 12:31 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Tomorrows ECB Ratedecission + US Figures
Replies: 12
Views: 5749

Tomorrows ECB Ratedecission + US Figures

<t>Whatever Draghi just said about acting next month, will be forgotten by the market long before June. Agreed? And with good reason: Whatever they do in June will be driven by data between now and June.Anyway, they got exactly what they wanted and expected to hear out of Draghi. If EURUSD was worth...
by farmer
May 8th, 2014, 12:26 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: US vs UK Master?
Replies: 16
Views: 6251

US vs UK Master?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Jonathan2With an educational backgroud all the way been in the UK, I believe it's easier for me to get into a UK master, but also hoping to have a try on some US prestigious Uni such as MIT and Princeton etc. I'd like to ask some precious advice on how difficult is it t...
by farmer
May 8th, 2014, 12:13 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Tomorrows ECB Ratedecission + US Figures
Replies: 12
Views: 5749

Tomorrows ECB Ratedecission + US Figures

And long EURUSD again a touch off the low. Most gamblers only double up when they lose. I double up no matter what.
by farmer
May 8th, 2014, 11:00 am
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Tomorrows ECB Ratedecission + US Figures
Replies: 12
Views: 5749

Tomorrows ECB Ratedecission + US Figures

<t>Oh well, I was wrong and I lost three pips. 1 pip considering I took off long USDJPY to make the trade, and got long USDJPY again 2 pips lower.I would have made money if my program hadn't malfunctioned (for no reason I can figure out). So like any gambler, I want that 1 pip back.I was bothered by...
by farmer
May 8th, 2014, 10:45 am
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Tomorrows ECB Ratedecission + US Figures
Replies: 12
Views: 5749

Tomorrows ECB Ratedecission + US Figures

People expected the BOJ to act when they said they wouldn't, and now expect ECB not to when they said they would. In both cases it is thinking the economy has a specific effect on the central bank thinking. I have lost money making such assumptions.
by farmer
May 8th, 2014, 10:24 am
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Tomorrows ECB Ratedecission + US Figures
Replies: 12
Views: 5749

Tomorrows ECB Ratedecission + US Figures

<t>I don't know how people don't expect the ECB to cut rates. Draghi basically said three things will cause him to cut rates,1) no rebound in April inflation,2) short-term rates above the policy rate,and more recently3) a high euro.April inflation did not rebound.EONIA has been high.EURUSD just unde...
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