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Harrangue Man Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 00:38 Source

It's fucked to decay in mid-life. I've one hip done and knees and the other hip need doing and I don't want to do them. The first was brutal—three more is yuck.I read a birth defect is like getting a joker if jokers are bad—a chaotic impost at the start of life.Chaos brings light so burn bright as the dark chokes you.That should be in a fortune cookie. Along with "Face the fierce tiger with your chair but know that the chair is you ... as is the tiger."That would make a nice change. Just slip it in. Esoteric malign fortunes.

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Harrangue Man Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 00:19 Source

It's on the inside of my bedroom door and it's not real—nor fake, I haven't stuck a falsie on it. It's a coat hanger where the hanger part is black plastic and against the white of the door it makes it seem it has a moustache. I smile when I get a towel that the moustache keeps hooked on the peg.I think more portals should experiment with facial hair. An archway with a Van Dyke? A sliding door with sideburns?

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MacroBusiness Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 00:01 Source

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Sounding the Alarm on Leveraged Lending – IMF Oil Hedge Fund Giant Hammered in Crude’s Slide – WSJ Amazon’s Golden Fleecing – WSJ Is there a financial time bomb in sight? – Washington Post Forking hell, crypto is collapsing! – FT Jeff Bezos to employees: ’One day, Amazon will

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MacroBusiness Friday, November 16, 2018 - 18:03 Source

This week’s webinar we have David, Damien and Tim as we take a deep dive into the quantum of Australian debt, whether we are in a bubble and the after effects of deleveraging. Its a longie, but a goodie. Bubbles – Classifying which type of bubble we are in – Identifying the key factors –

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MacroBusiness Friday, November 16, 2018 - 18:01 Source

Via Bill Evans at Westpac: The Westpac Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment rose 2.8% to 104.3 in November from 101.5 in October. That was a surprisingly strong result. In particular, respondents are much more positive about their own finances. That is despite consistent reports around weakness in the housing markets in the major capitals

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Renew Economy Friday, November 16, 2018 - 16:40 Source

The ICE is over. But which of the new technologies will win the automotive future – batteries, hybrid plug-ins, or hydrogen fuel cells?

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Renew Economy Friday, November 16, 2018 - 16:36 Source

UQ study finds hydrogen fuel cell vehicles – If charged on Australia's main grid – will have three times the emissions of battery electric vehicles, and nearly double those of petrol cars.

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MacroBusiness Friday, November 16, 2018 - 16:00 Source

Most stock markets here in Asia look like finishing the week on a high note, save Japanese bourses as Yen buyers doubled down throughout the session, hurting domestic stocks. The USD is still under pressure on the other majors with both Aussie and Kiwi advancing, while we await the fallout from Brexit tonight as volatility

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Renew Economy Friday, November 16, 2018 - 15:30 Source

AEMO is warning that the number of forced outages is rising dramatically. As Warren Buffett advised, it's smarter to change vessels than try and patch leaks.

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Renew Economy Friday, November 16, 2018 - 15:28 Source

Infigen says Coalition underwriting policy clearly directed towards new investments in coal, and ideology getting in way of clean energy transition.

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Renew Economy Friday, November 16, 2018 - 14:36 Source

A new super-group of seasoned global warming deniers and ex mining chiefs has formed to lobby for Australia's withdrawal from Paris accord.

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MacroBusiness Friday, November 16, 2018 - 13:45 Source

Via Kim Johnstone who is a demographer with Astrolabe Group at Domainfax on the triumph of Millennials: In our cities, where most of us live, they can’t afford rent, much less a toehold in insane property markets…Making home ownership utterly unimaginable for the great majority is a singular generational achievement. It has been driven by policy settings

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MacroBusiness Friday, November 16, 2018 - 13:30 Source

By Leith van Onselen Just when I thought I’d seen it all, Victorian Liberal leader, Matthew Guy, has launched possibly one of the dumbest ever pre-election pitches: Tens of thousands of Victorian families will be able to swap out their old flat-screen TVs and fridges for new, energy-efficient products at half the price under a

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MacroBusiness Friday, November 16, 2018 - 13:15 Source

Haven’t seen the note. Don’t need to. Forexlive has the wrap: Labour market numbers for October showed that jobs growth remains robust and the labour market is tightening The unemployment rate held at the six-year low of 5.0%, with some states well below that level A tightening labour market should support a further lift in

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MacroBusiness Friday, November 16, 2018 - 13:00 Source

By Leith van Onselen The Teranet-National Bank House Price Index for October has been released, which shows that Canadian house price growth continues to bounce back from August’s post-Global Financial Crisis (GFC) low: Home values nationally declined by 0.4% in the month of October, driven by a 0.8% fall in Vancouver and a 0.2% decline

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