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wannabe hippie

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About wannabe hippie

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  • Birthday 11/18/1969
  1. I would start with all of the above, plus more.
  2. United Healthcare down over 10pts today.
  3. Over
  4. Press your luck!!
  5. https://www.marketwatch.com/story/wage-growth-is-accelerating-and-that-may-be-bad-news-for-stock-market-bulls-2019-04-15?mod=mw_theo_homepage
  6. Big losers for the day on the Dow GS -7.93 JPMorgan Chase -1.27 Boeing -4.18 3M -1.59 Big winners Disney +1.98 United health +6.98 United health has been a seesaw lately. up 7 points, down8 up 5, down 3 More downs than ups tho.
  7. Winner winner chicken dinner!
  8. It is hard to tell where reality starts with this WH and where satire begins.
  9. Ok this is both true and a bit funny https://www.marketwatch.com/story/trump-tells-boeing-to-rebrand-the-737-max-2019-04-15?mod=mw_latestnews 787 people are talking about this 235 people are talking about this
  10. But he got inflation tamed, and has been tamed since. He probably looked at as a necessary evil to defeat inflation.
  11. Completely walled off? No. But at least mostly independent? Yes. It is why fed terms cross over administrations, past presidents took the best available people, and not syncopaths which is what Trump is trying to do. All presidents try to a degree to get the fed to do what they want, but it acts fairly independently. Neither Carter or Reagan wanted insanely high interest rates, but Volcker put them into place and kept them there until inflation was under control. There is a reason Greenspan was in place as chair for 4 different presidents, of two different parties. They (and I) did not always agree with what he was doing, but they knew he was a steady and independent hand at the helm of the fed. Bernake and Yellen were very similar. Trump wants yes men/women. He thought Powell would be that person at the Fed. that is why Trump has threatened to fire Powell for not doing what he wants. (trump probably cannot fire Powell)
  12. GS down 5.75 due to a less than stellar financial report. Boeing down 4.25 because, well Boeing https://www.marketwatch.com/story/stock-futures-steady-as-investors-await-goldman-citi-results-2019-04-15?mod=mw_quote_news
  13. Trump needs to stop interfering so heavily with Fed policy. Its strength is its independence. https://www.marketwatch.com/story/donald-trump-the-stock-market-should-be-as-much-as-10000-points-higher-2019-04-14?mod=mw_theo_homepage
  14. Under
  15. AOC is my rep, I voted for her in the primary and general election and I love it that she is my rep.