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  1. Thread: Recession?

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    To All; Inflation is dead, the current...

    To All;
    Inflation is dead, the current administration and the previous has been working at increasing demand and inflation of capital goods, but it will take some time. Inflation is good, we...
  2. Thread: Recession?

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    Get on Topic, and keep your political baggage...

    Get on Topic, and keep your political baggage deep in your ass.
  3. Thread: Recession?

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    Excellent Point Bob, As I said before, "It is...

    Excellent Point Bob,
    As I said before, "It is always a very uncomfortable ride to new highs".

    So now we're here, knocking on 30,000's door.
  4. Thread: Recession?

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    Hello Trboat, I like your pick, Chevron and...

    Hello Trboat,
    I like your pick, Chevron and Exon/Mobil should be purchased right here. I wouldn't wait for "perfection".
  5. Thread: Recession?

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    Good Morning Trboat, Volatility is picking-up...

    Good Morning Trboat,
    Volatility is picking-up for sure and many professionals are getting very nervous. One of the most prominent; Mohamed A. El-Erian is also getting bearish. This Coronavirus...
  6. Thread: Recession?

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    Thank's Trboat, I must admit, I was expecting a...

    Thank's Trboat,
    I must admit, I was expecting a violent upsurge, but instead, we got a very steady upward move (1000 DOW points per month).

    There are many that are still not on board, while they...
  7. Thread: Recession?

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    Good Morning Trboat, Your statement above was...

    Good Morning Trboat,
    Your statement above was written 2 months ago. How are the charts looking now?
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    Hello idead, The main issue does not pertain to...

    Hello idead,
    The main issue does not pertain to your sanity, but why would they sell the shop in the first place.

    No sane person sells a business that makes $.
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    Hello Gordon, What you do not understand, is the...

    Hello Gordon,
    What you do not understand, is the US can print money when ever we feel that it is necessary. To answer your second, we sell products to foreign countries that are obsolete to us.
    ...
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    Good Morning Tyrone, The US has more carriers...

    Good Morning Tyrone,
    The US has more carriers than all countries combined, but there's a glitch. What is becoming more evident is that they are becoming obsolete. Air Tankers are changing the...
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    Hello triumph, I wouldn't get too exited about...

    Hello triumph,
    I wouldn't get too exited about Electric Boat just yet. It will be years before the cash will start to flow to the subcontractors.
  12. Thread: Ups

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    Hello Larry, Sorry about your lost package, but...

    Hello Larry,
    Sorry about your lost package, but I try to avoid residential shipping whenever possible.
    I agree with you on FedEx. I don't like how they use private contractors to deliver packages....
  13. Thread: Ups

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    Yes, my business relies heavily on UPS. I think...

    Yes, my business relies heavily on UPS. I think of UPS as a partner and a indispensable contractor. No other service comes remotely close to their track record.

    I take shipping very seriously,...
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    I do understand your concern IX545, You are...

    I do understand your concern IX545,
    You are definitely correct in your assessment of the situation, but this is an all too common move that managers make.

    My thought is to never pull a top...
  15. Thread: Ups

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    Thanks for the info Miland but I don't understand...

    Thanks for the info Miland but I don't understand it. I think I'll leave it be.

    I am certain that I'm not the only business that relies on UPS to this degree.
  16. Thread: Ups

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    Ups

    I want to take the time to say some kind words to the family and co-drivers of the UPS driver that was killed today.

    There are at least 3 to 6 drivers that I rely on every day. They are the last...
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    Relax Guys, Whether any of us agree with this...

    Relax Guys,

    Whether any of us agree with this or not, this is business. You have two choices; try to get a piece of that 25 billion or stand in the soup line complaining.
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    This record purchase; (22.2 bl$) is for 9 subs...

    This record purchase; (22.2 bl$) is for 9 subs and quite possibly options for upto 13 total.

    Electric Boat and it's 5000 suppliers will be busy for the next 10 years.

    Is this good news? HELL...
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    US Navy locks in a record purchase

    Great news for all Machinist;

    US Navy awards largest-ever shipbuilding contract to Electric Boat for new attack submarines.

    Although I won't be directly impacted by this 22 billion dollar...
  20. Thread: Boeing 737 Max

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    Whether you like it or not, this plan will fly...

    Whether you like it or not, this plan will fly soon
  21. Thread: Recession?

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    Good Evening Gordon, I would doubt that I'm all...

    Good Evening Gordon,
    I would doubt that I'm all that different than most toolmakers, but the vast majority of my work, is the same as what I was doing 40 years ago.
  22. Thread: Recession?

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    Hello Adh2 Your lack of experience is what...

    Hello Adh2
    Your lack of experience is what limits you from "real $".

    You are obviously living in the "cnc", good luck, because you aren't a Machinist.
  23. Thread: Recession?

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    Hello Endlessw, I'm sorry that your situation...

    Hello Endlessw,
    I'm sorry that your situation doesn't jive with the current trend. Manufacturing output is going to surprise many in the next year. Meanwhile, industrial production is humming...
  24. Thread: Recession?

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    I won't engage into the political BS that has...

    I won't engage into the political BS that has been posted. What I will state; manufacturing in the US is doing quite well.

    As to the defence work that I noted, it is still a relatively small...
  25. Thread: Recession?

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    Hello Mark, You are certainly correct, but...

    Hello Mark,
    You are certainly correct, but domestic demand is continuing its acceleration. The US Defence spending has just started to trickle in, look for the next 6 years before that slows down.
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