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Keep in mind if u plan to use condos as an investment vehicle you can only pull out 50-60% ltv due to hoa fees. Compare to an shf. Unless yo I are making hand over fist on your condo ci would look at shfs

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I wouldn't call TSLA a high-conviction bring-it-to-grave stock personally.

My "mad money" portfolio has COST, HSY, AAPL, MCK, BRKB, OXY, MSFT, CI, CVX.

If I had to sell them all off the last two to go would be BRKB and COST.

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Each of the following are 7-10% of my portfolio: COST, BRK-B, MSFT, CVX, MCK

Each of the following are 12% of my portfolio: HSY, CI

15% in AAPL

19% in OXY

Thoughts? I'm trying to be in stocks that can withstand a recession fairly well over the long run

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Next time I sense a bear market I'm putting everything in insurance, gold and shorts. PGR +10% YTD lol. And my other insurance pick CI is at +10.50% YTD.

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Oh yeah? Can you tell me the hazard ratio you computed using your infected and control groups, including the 95% CI? Or do you just have anecdotes that you should be able to recognize aren’t a stronger argument than peer-reviewed studies with proper samples and controls?

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> Don’t quote me on this but last I read/heard it’s currently an omnicron subvariant. This means most previous infections will not provide preventative protection. Aka if you caught Covid before this wave, you’re equally as susceptible to catch this one.

This doesn’t make sense in literally any immunological context, unless you have AIDS and are already dying. There’s an entire subset of processes, one of which is called affinity maturation, where the body learns to get really good at fighting not only the exact virus you saw, but also similar viruses. Early on, some science even suggested that infection with entirely different seasonal coronaviruses could provide some protection.

For variants, protection will wane but suggesting it is 0% is borderline comedy. Here is a paper that specifically looks at protection afforded by previous infection and how it interacts with each variant. Note that previous infection was still protective against Omicron:

> The effectiveness of previous infection in preventing reinfection was estimated to be 90.2% (95% confidence interval [CI], 60.2 to 97.6) against the alpha variant, 85.7% (95% CI, 75.8 to 91.7) against the beta variant, 92.0% (95% CI, 87.9 to 94.7) against the delta variant, and 56.0% (95% CI, 50.6 to 60.9) against the omicron variant (Table 1).

It’s honestly kind of insane that this comment has so many upvotes and no responses. Shows just how little people actually understand about the pandemic we’re in.

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A very astute observation. When using a normal distribution to approximate the CI on a binomial distribution, you would indeed expect it to be equal. However, this approximation doesn't work well when close to the end points, as a bionomial distribution has hard endpoints at 0 and 1, and a normal dist has infinite tails.

The calculator I used happened to calculate the exact interval, which skews to the center in both directions (due to the hard endpoints at 0 and 1). Since .25 is less than .5, the upper bound is a bit further away (or closer to .5) than the lower bound.

A good way to intuitively think about this is if you had 0 events out of 100. The lower bound would have to be 0, as it can't go negative, so you'd by necessity have to have imbalanced bounds. That imbalance slow goes away until they're equal at 50%, then back the other way until 100%.

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Actually according to a sample size calculator you would need about 385 for a MoE of 5%, which already would be quite accurate. To get to 99% (with 95% confidence level) you need 9.604. Link to calculator

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In any of the companies I've worked in over the last 10 years, it would not have been worth it to move from Gitlab or Github (depending on which was used) to something like Google. There's so much internal tooling, automation and workflows built around the source and CI/CD server APIs. It would not make sense to rewrite it all.

Those are the two main git servers the vast majority of DevOsps and Devs know, so it will be natural for most companies to stick with them. There's no benefit to moving to Google, only downsides.

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https://cloud.google.com/source-repositories/docs

https://cloud.google.com/docs/ci-cd

https://cloud.google.com/migrate/compute-engine/docs/4.8/how-to/monitoring/using-stackdriver-monitoring

I am sorry, what exactly can GitHub or Atlassian do that gcp can’t? Because gcp can do all of that and everything else that AWS does at considerable lower cost.

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You're 21 with a CI degree... This all seems a bit dramatic considering how far ahead of the curve you are. You'll be fine. Get a job with a good 401k match, work, grow, invest for retirement and you'll retire a millionaire...

I'll trade you no debt and 40k, for your exact situation and age...

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I'm still holding puts on Cigna Corp. (CI) from last week, have seen a slight increase today and hope it continues tomorrow. Aside from that I'll be watching earnings calendars and WSB hoping to get some gold : )

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I ran a statistical regression with 95% ci it suggests it is random. Some one claimed it will move up and down with Nasdaq index but it appears to be highly random event.

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If you are building someone's CI/CD pipeline, you need to be paid more. Are you in the US?

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Believe or not, raise interest is suicidal in this economy. inflation is not caused by ppl have too much money to buy stuff. It’s because we don’t have enough supplies. Right solution is to lower ci interest still m

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https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/23/health/sinovac-coronavirus-booster-hong-kong.html

>The Hong Kong wave is killing people at a rate exceeding that of almost any country since the coronavirus emerged — a result, in large part, of low vaccination rates among older residents. Almost 90 percent of people who died during the latest wave were not fully immunized, suggesting that getting shots to the most vulnerable is more important than the particular brand of vaccine.

https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2022.03.22.22272769v1

>A total of 12.7 million vaccine doses were administered in Hong Kong’s 7.3 million population, and we analyzed data from confirmed cases with mild/moderate (N=5,474), severe/fatal (N=5,294) and fatal (N=4,093) COVID-19. Two doses of either vaccine protected against severe disease and death, with higher effectiveness among adults ≥60 years with BNT162b2 (VE: 88.2%, 95% confidence interval, CI: 84.4%, 91.1%) compared to CoronaVac (VE: 74.1%, 95% CI: 67.8%, 79.2%). Three doses of either vaccine offered very high levels of protection against severe outcomes (VE: 98.1%, 95% CI: 97.1%, 98.8%).

That's not what the latest study comparing vaccines say.

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>Easy to not be desensitized when your government merrily fudges the data

Sounds like more desperate coping to me. China is an authoritarian country that implemented lockdowns so harsh that some people have difficulty getting food on a daily basis. This naturally reduces infection rate.

We can also rely on neighbours like Korea which records the number of cases imported from abroad, such as from China, non-China Asia, Europe, America etc.

http://ncov.mohw.go.kr/en/bdBoardList.do

As you can see: only 532 confirmed cases imported from China into Korea during the measured period, versus 15,873 from the rest of Asia, 4,600 from Europe and 8,977 from America.

>And very interested in seeing where you got your effectiveness data from

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/23/health/sinovac-coronavirus-booster-hong-kong.html

>Neither vaccine provided very much protection against mild or moderate Covid, though Pfizer’s offered more than Sinovac’s and a booster dose considerably lifted levels of protection. During the latest wave, people in Hong Kong have largely been infected by the subvariant of Omicron known as BA.2. Like other versions of Omicron, BA.2 has infected many vaccinated people.

>The Hong Kong wave is killing people at a rate exceeding that of almost any country since the coronavirus emerged — a result, in large part, of low vaccination rates among older residents. Almost 90 percent of people who died during the latest wave were not fully immunized, suggesting that getting shots to the most vulnerable is more important than the particular brand of vaccine.

https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2022.03.22.22272769v1

>A total of 12.7 million vaccine doses were administered in Hong Kong’s 7.3 million population, and we analyzed data from confirmed cases with mild/moderate (N=5,474), severe/fatal (N=5,294) and fatal (N=4,093) COVID-19. Two doses of either vaccine protected against severe disease and death, with higher effectiveness among adults ≥60 years with BNT162b2 (VE: 88.2%, 95% confidence interval, CI: 84.4%, 91.1%) compared to CoronaVac (VE: 74.1%, 95% CI: 67.8%, 79.2%). Three doses of either vaccine offered very high levels of protection against severe outcomes (VE: 98.1%, 95% CI: 97.1%, 98.8%).

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Here’s what stood out for me

“large phase 3 trial in Brazil showed that 2 doses of Sinovac-CoronaVac, administered at an interval of 14 days, had an efficacy of 51% (95% confidence interval [CI]: 36–62%) against symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection; 100% (95% CI:17–100%) against severe COVID-19; and 100% (95% CI: 56–100%) against hospitalization, starting 14 days after the second dose. No COVID-19-related deaths occurred in the vaccinated group; there was 1 COVID-19-related death in the placebo group. Vaccine efficacy was maintained in groups with and without comorbidities and irrespective of previous SARS-CoV-2 infection. The median duration of follow-up was 73 days. Interim vaccine efficacy data from phase 3 trials in Indonesia of 65.3% (95% CI: 20.0–85.1%) and Turkey of 83.5% (95% CI: 65.4–92.1%) against symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection support protection across settings.”

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Seems I can't find the efficacy break downs article (and the article just cited WHO), so

https://www.who.int/groups/strategic-advisory-group-of-experts-on-immunization/covid-19-materials

Sinopharm

>Evidence indicates that 3150 participants aged 18 years and older received a booster dose 6 months following primary series vaccination (total study population: 9309). Efficacy against symptomatic disease was 86% (95% CI: 80–91%), and 94% (95% CI: 62–100%) against severe disease (6).

Sinovac

>the adjusted vaccine effectiveness against symptomatic COVID-19 was 79% (95% CI: 77–81%) for a 3-dose schedule with Sinovac-CoronaVac

Pfizer

>BNT162b2 is an mRNA vaccine against COVID-19. In the randomized trial of the vaccine, a two-dose regimen of BNT162b2 given 21 days apart conferred 91% protection

No change with booster

Jassen

> Variants of concern: In the USA, where newly emerging variants of concern were not predominant at the time of the vaccine trial, vaccine efficacy, 14 or more days after vaccination, for moderate to severe COVID-19 was 74% (95% CI: 65–82), and efficacy for severe-critical COVID-19 was 78% (95% CI: 33–95).

>The need for, and timing of, additional doses beyond two doses remains to be determined

Moderna

Page 404'd.

So not the head of the pack so to speak but competitive with western alternatives.

I think they are updated for the newest variant (w/e was around during January to March of 2022)

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>lots of companies run 24/7 and push updates with CI/CD. Amazon doesn’t shut down to push an update, and neither do the new digital banks. Sure, legacy code means they have to do batch runs at night - that shouldn’t limit market accessibility.

Amazon does not have the regulations, reporting and legal requirements of a stock exchange. Imagine if the NYSE would have a bug that would introduce false data. Don't believe that they use some archaic structures, they use CI/CD.

Amazon also does not have the amounts of real time data, it needs to process. There are millions of trades going on each second. You need to make sure that those are processed correctly.

You gave the examples of a bank, but most transactions there are also during the workday due to the anti-money-laundering requirements. You can not give examples of companies that operate in different worlds regulatory wise.

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>I hate this argument. Why should my market access be limited because someone has it as their job to trade?

Because, they bring in the money and are humans too.. And is it really limited for you? What strategies are you trading that requires 24/7 access?

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>That’s like me arguing your e-mail should be inaccessible after 5 PM because you might read something in there before I do, or do some work in the evenings.

In a lot of european countries, if you read your work email outside your core hours, you have to book time on it. Also your argument of email is false.

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>Any of these have historically been good reasons (traders used to BE the market access for most people), but they’re really archaic by now.

You still access the stock exchange via brokers and those and the traders provide liquidity. Before the 50s the NYSE actually traded on Saturday as well. The problem was that liquidity was low and prices were fluctuating a lot.

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  1. 40% of trading is off-exchange, which can easily happen at any hour of the day.

  2. lots of companies run 24/7 and push updates with CI/CD. Amazon doesn’t shut down to push an update, and neither do the new digital banks. Sure, legacy code means they have to do batch runs at night - that shouldn’t limit market accessibility.

  3. I hate this argument. Why should my market access be limited because someone has it as their job to trade?

That’s like me arguing your e-mail should be inaccessible after 5 PM because you might read something in there before I do, or do some work in the evenings.

Any of these have historically been good reasons (traders used to BE the market access for most people), but they’re really archaic by now.

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I’m guessing it’s IRS - CI

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I’ve banged a few hotties and told the feds to S my D once, also. Unsurprisingly, it didn’t end well. Who would’ve thought they really did have a CI lol

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Can't wait to be busy in the middle work, minding my own business, when suddenly, loudly, violently, I hear the Killer Instinct Announcer scream:

#CI-CI-CIRCUIT BREAKERRRRRR!!!!#

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Killer Instinct Announcer:

#CI-CI-CIRCUIT BREAKER!#

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The next wave is now, boys.

>https://twitter.com/COVIDnewsfast/status/1518280951788236800?s=20

this could be disasterous

>After three doses, effectiveness of BNT162b2 against hospital admission due to the omicron variant was 85% (95% CI 80–89) at less than 3 months but fell to 55% (28–71) at 3 months or longer.

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanres/article/PIIS2213-2600(22)00101-1/fulltext

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CI is not a bad idea. Depends on your health and likeliness for covered illness. Check what’s covered before purchasing. Some are pretty restricted.

If it’s group rated through and employer it is generally priced on age and tobacco use so will can get more expensive over time.

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Wrong. Because appliances and window units are not permanently affixed to the property they are not considered capital improvements. With the exception of like a built in stove or something but that’s very unlikely to reach $2,500. So like I said. Not CI

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“A bunch of window units” would be CI. Anything that lasts more than a year (that is a replacement or major repair, not minor repairs) can be depreciated if you want it to be. If it’s $2,500 or more, it must be depreciated unless there is some special accelerated depreciation you take advantage of. Replacing 4 window units, if totaling over $2,500, is required to be depreciated. Replacing all kitchen appliances at once (or in one year), if totaling over $2,500, must be depreciated. They are capital improvements according to the IRS, and they increase rent value. Speaking in both business- and tax-terms, it is CI

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Appliances are not capital improvements. AC, assuming it’s central AC and not a bunch of windows units, is a CI. But you saying “those” implies the 2 items he mentioned are both CI.

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if you want to do that it’s never a bad thing to have, a lot of bigger companies are looking for people that know how to keep the systems running and/or deploy more than coding stuff.

My recommendation would be learning cloud shit first. There are a lot oldschool devs that have developed these apps that they just want to bring to the cloud and they’ve no idea how tf it works because back in the day it was just servers and VMs. Some good to learn things before coding

  • Ansible
  • Terraform
  • GitLab CI/CD
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes

If you can get a somewhat decent grasp of these things, or if you are able to learn enough from previous failed interview questions. You can get in. Coding is something you’ll just kind of pick up along the way. Entry level software dev interviews will be a lot tougher

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Hell, if you're already working for a FAANG client you'll (probably) rapidly be in a position to be senior elsewhere. FAANG history gives your resume some power.

The senior role is less about years and more about knowledge, so without knowing your particular domain, I'd say something like:

  • know basic architectural patterns
  • be able to add a feature start-to-finish on your own
  • know what types of testing are appropriate for what types of code and how to implement them (unit tests; integration tests; etc)
  • be able to lead your ceremonies (scrum, etc)
  • be able to break down high-level goals into technical tickets
  • know state management patterns (this may not apply, not sure what you do)
  • understand accessibility (if it applies to you)
  • be dependable, strongly collaborative, and start to mentor juniors
  • understand how pipelines work generally
  • understand CI/CD in general terms
  • understand and use feature flags

You can get there in a year or two if you're fast and have the opportunity, but usually it can take a while as devs are put only where there's need (rather than given free rein to improve the entire product)

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i'm a scientist at a FAANG. so the term 'data scientist' has been adopted in so many ways, it hardly means anything anymore. there are several types of very different data science jobs and you'll need to think about what you want to do.

for instance, in many companies, 'data scientist' really means data analyst for the most part, with a fancier name. they do a lot of SQL, a lot of gathering/understanding data, making visualizations, getting business insights, and interfacing with product people to help them make data-oriented decisions. this has pretty much no modeling, very little machine learning (minimal, off-the-shelf ML to build 'insights'), and the code itself never makes it into production.

what some companies call 'research scientist' is someone who is math/stats oriented and can propose new machine learning models. these folks often have Phds, spend a lot of time reading (and sometimes writing) papers, staying up to date with the state of the art and coming up with novel solutions to problem. often their code is usually not production ready, lots of it is prototyping, and they'll work alongside engineers who will convert the spaghetti code into something usable in production.

what some companies call 'applied scientist' or 'ML scientist' is someone who focuses on modeling, and writes code that will actually go into production. in other words, their CS abilities are close to that of an SWE, but they also have ML chops and can figure out how to solve a problem. they'll figure out what data they need to pull, what model and training strategy they need to use, and they'll write the code that actually runs in production. there's a variation of this position which is when the scientist still works out the problem and can come up with an end-to-end solution but one that is not production ready (e.g. its in a jupyter notebook, or it's a program but it's hackathon quality), and then engineers will 'convert' this into something to actually use in production

finally there is what some companies call a 'ML engineer' or 'SWE - ML' which is the engineer who supports creation of data pipelines, putting things in production (e.g. someone who knows how to deploy, implement CI/CD, add alarms, and OPS-oriented person). in some companies, this person doesn't actually come up with the models, they just make them work. in other companies, they help with coming up with a model solution.

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anyway, don't get hung up on the names i said above. this varies by company, and they'll use names interchangeably, it's a mess, so you'll need to read the job description to find what they actually want. i didn't bother applying to 'data scientist' positions that had analyst descriptions cause that's not my thing.

the point is, all those 'types' of positions exist, and the things they'll test you on is WILDLY different depending on what they actually want you to do in the science space. my friends with analyst-type jobs got quizzed on SQL, basic stats and case study (how would you find insights for this problem) type questions.

my friends with engineer-type jobs got quizzed with harder leetcode and system design questions, and easier basic generic ML knowledge questions. i went the ML scientist route and got leetcode + ML questions + ML problem solving type questions. no one ever asked me about SQL and visualizations. it's implied i know how to use sql and do basic viz, but the focus of my job is ML.

this was longer than i intended but i hope it helps some.

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My face when the startup CEO casually tells me my next ticket is creating a CI pipeline for validating recipe PRs and that "all it needs to do is automate cooking so QA can taste test it, but if you can automate taste testing too that would be ideal."

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As others have said, bill in two week periods with payment due in two weeks. If you can get advances or an escrow account, good for you.

In the old days we’d keep one or two important source files from the client until the final bill is paid. That’s harder these days with GitHub and CI systems unfortunately, but not impossible.

Also, try to pick a higher class of client. Suing is almost worthless in the US for 1-2 months of salary because the legal fees will eat up most of the settlement even if you win. A letter from a lawyer can help, though, but they’ll never hire you again or give you a positive reference.

One of my favorite lines I’ve ever delivered to a client who owed me $50K (in 1988!): “I’m going to Australia on Monday. I’d really like to give you the source code before I leave.”

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Thats pretty close. Theres some thing called the CI index that indicates how much foreskin coverage you have. http://www.restoringforeskin.org/coverage-index/CI-chart.htm

scroll down to the bottom

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One more thing I've tried to cover my leap positions as well and that never really worked for me as leap tends to be so much move valuable you cannot let it be called.

What has worked for me is wheeling selected stocks AKA stuff that is in my portfolio anyway. I have basically a 50/50 value growth mix. I always open selling PUTs against falling stocks. As my portfolio is mixed it tends to be value stocks are going up when growth is going down and vice versa so I sell Puts against the red part. If I get called I just take the shares and sell calls usually also selling more puts to the other side of the portfolio which at this point is red. If you are interested my portfolio is below.

It's a large mix than traditionally recommended consisting of 78 stocks which I yearly generally replace 3-5 with new names. I generally try to keep position size about 20k per ticker except for things like GOOG and ASML due to stock price.

AAPL
ADYEY
AGRO
AMPL
AMRK
ANDE
AOSL
ARCC
ASML
ASRT
AVD
AVNW
BABA
BBW
BLDR
BMTX
BNTX
BOX
BRK.B
BTU
BX
CALM
CCRN
CCS
CI
COIN
CPG
CPRI
CRRFY
DAC
DDOG
DLA
DOCN
EGY
ENLC
ENPH
EPD
FCX
FNF
FRSH
GGB
GOOG
HDSN
HSBC
KLIC
LNTH
LNVGY
MPLX
MSFT
MT
NATR
NET
NEXT
NRG
O
OKTA
ON
OWL
PBR
PECO
PFE
QCOM
RICK
SBLK
SBSW
SHOP
SIG
SNOW
SQ
SQM
SSL
STX
TECK
TMST
VALE
VET
WFG
WY
ZIM

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@Op try $CI but it’s near it’s ATH right now.

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I jumped into a Sears play that was pretty risky. That one paid off, this HMHC one didn’t.

C’est la vie, comme ci comme ça, les gateaux et la merdes kind of thing.

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I had a non-owners policy through State Farm in a different State.

Here is what I found on Google for Florida:

https://wallethub.com/answers/ci/non-owner-car-insurance-florida-2140688580/

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400-480 (95% CI)

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Ci way cheaper for the same growth

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MRK, JNJ, ABBV, ABT are great starting places. AMGN, CI, UNH all good healthcare companies consistently increasing dividends. There are a bunch, but these tend to be popular.

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Not an opportunity, but I'd say leverage your IT education/background to show not only can you develop and application, but you understand how to run it in a modern way. automated testing & deployment, DevOps, CI/CD pipelines, public cloud, etc. Basically you should be able to go from git repo commit to a re-deployed app, with contingencies for things going wrong and options for staging/dev/prod environments.

You can learn that stuff even with the most basic of applications, then apply them to more complex applications as you build your skills.

It might make you seem more valuable that being seen as just one or the other between swdev and IT.

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|FB|12.5%| |:-|:-| |PGR|12.5%| |MU|10.25%| |CI|8.25%| |GOOG|5.5%| |SONY|5.5%| |ROST|5.5%| |BABA|5.5%| |REGN|2.75%| ||| |Small Caps|| |QDEL|10%| |MED|7.75%| |NXST|7.75%| ||| |Commodities|| |GLD|2%| ||| |Cash position|4.25%|

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(39.25% tech; 54.5% non-tech; 2% gold; 4.25% cash)

Mostly tech, healthcare, and insurance.

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Unemployment dropped today. Yesterday at closing the healthcare companies went down, today they will bounce. CI -Cigna is my play for today

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They should remove the income cap for SSI / Medicaid (increase revenue) and make the payout more progressive. Not just in the amount you receive because that is already progressive (though it could be better), but also in retirement age. The more you pay in, the higher your income is. The poorer people who pay in less probably have more physically demanding jobs that would break down their bodies earlier and probably have poorer access to healthcare, so their lifespans are lower.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4866586/

>First, higher income was associated with greater longevity throughout the income distribution. The gap in life expectancy between the richest 1% and poorest 1% of individuals was 14.6 years (95% CI, 14.4 to 14.8 years) for men and 10.1 years (95% CI, 9.9 to 10.3 years) for women. Second, inequality in life expectancy increased over time.

Thus, the higher the income one has had, the older the full retirement age should be because they are expected to live longer and can work longer. The lower the income one has had over their life, the earlier they should start to be able to collect in full because their expected lifespan is shorter, so they should start to collect earlier.

There was a statistic a while back where it was shown that a smaller percentage of the U.S. population believes that Social Security will be a major source of money for their retirement (Gallup 2021 38%)than the the percentage that believe that at least some of the UFO sightings are aliens (Gallup 2021 41%).

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Yeah but it's good he goes on about it because it's true, unless you hit lucky, it's looks like very hard work to get a channel up and running successfully. And thanks,ci try my best to give my 2 cents 😃👍

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Bro o feel you, I was watching pedophiles and sex offenders get turned loose in WI on signature bonds and low cash bonds, I went in for a bond reduction motion to reduce it from $50k to $20-30k so I could post and they doubled it to $100k, then last bit I went back for was a straight frame job by a CI who's girl I was fucking and since he was working for the same state police task force that botched a search warrant and had to let me walk on 2 Kilos and 6 lbs of kush they were more than happy to go along, I got 4 yrs on 2 grams of dope this asshole got pulled over with in my car and they put his case on me...I plead out because they already revoked my Parole so I had to sit that time anyway made no sense to spend money and time in County fighting it.

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Fb, goog, ci, and mho have been four latest addings.

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The anti-ci-

Pation

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Look at this video. Dalio is a big advocate on diversification. According to him it's a great idea to be in 10-14 different assets. I love his approach. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nu4lHaSh7D4

23% - American tech (FB, GOOG)

17.5% - Semiconductor and chips (INTL, MU)

10.5% - Auto insurance (PGR)

9% - Diet space (MED)

9% - Health diagnostics (QDEL)

7% - Health insurance (CI)

7% - Japan tech (SONY)

6% - Media broadcasting (NXST)

2% - Gold (GLD)

The rest in cash position.

I would like something in the financial sector. Still looking for a good one.

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bi ci kel makers

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That’s really going to eat into returns, it pained me paying that out each time (I still have a HL account) - link to invest engine below, same etf is on there that you are investing in, with no dealing or platform fee:

InvestEngine are giving new clients a £25 Referral Bonus if you use my link https://investengine.com/?utm_medium=share&utm_source=growsurf&grsf=ybbike

No Freetrade doesn’t, I keep asking them though, they are expanding into Europe at the moment, hopefully they will eventually include CI.

Agreed, That article isn’t clear at all the below indicates there may be a 1% tax. I would get an email from the tax office confirming the position so you don’t get stung in the future. “ A figure of notional interest (currently set at 1% of the capital invested) has been taxed on the individual.”

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Netlify for static sites. CI/CD, identity, and a ton of other features on their free plan.

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Lost confidence in the market recovering soon. And I want less volatility. Sold some tech to buy more non-tech (insurance, healthcare, media).

|Large/Med Cap|| |:-|:-| |CI|12.25%| |PGR|10.25%| |FB|10.25%| |SPOT|8.25%| |COIN|8.25%| |SONY|8.25%| |BABA|8.25%| ||| |Small Cap|| |UCTT|8.25%| |NXST|6.25%| |GTN|6.25%| |QDEL|6.25%| ||| |CASH|5%| |GLD|2.25%|

(51.5% tech, 41.25% non-tech, 5% cash, 2.25% commodities)

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If I had to pick one of my holdings to hold and sell in 2-3 years time it would be COIN. Or if you want something safer, insurance like PGR or CI, which perform well during bear and bull markets, but will never double in that time.

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That is probably something different then I was suggesting could be the issue. This sounds like junior developers that have very very little experience.

Do you have any automated CI/CD type stuff running on pull requests? This might be a bit overkill for JUST this scenario, but if your integration testing can confirm the code builds without errors or warnings (or whatever is normal for you all) and optionally if you do it makes sure tests complete without failure then this is an easy way to say "did you even run this?" because the PR would be flagged as not buildable. It reduces the condescending portion because it's not you telling them this, it's the system.

That might be a shit ton of work but in general I think you get a lot of other wins out of this outside of this scenario.

Also, just as an aside in general. I'm reading a book right now called Thanks for the Feedback that might have some solid advice for HOW to give feedback (despite the book being about receiving it).

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>Unfortunately, there's not a way to force them to reinvestigate the same claim. But I'd start with the documentation they p

Tagging on top comment since I've been through this situation before. If you have the amount that was eaten, it should be an easy report. Mine was on a hefty withdrawal while in Mexico, my bank reached out to Ci Banco, they verified the amount of cash in the machine, realized that even though the transaction had not registered in the atm, that it had registered at my bank. Money was reimbursed in about a week.

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Long on health insurance companies. Socialized healthcare is a political non-starter in this country, so their position as a cornerstone of the American economy is secure. If we’re not sacrificing basic human rights to the altar of capitalism are we even a free country?

UNH, CI, ANTM, HUM

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Fellow channel islander here. In answer to your question....yes it is this easy!

In CI We have issues in terms of platforms that we can use. I have used HL but they are expensive, and when you are looking over a 20-30 year horizon, higher fees can make a sizeable negative impact on returns.

Freetrade and Vanguard are not available to us. Trading212 is available in the Channel Islands however they haven’t allowed new accounts for what seems like a couple of years. InvestEngine is a platform that I have recently come across and have started using, with no platform fees and great range of ETFs, including the Vanguard fund you have chosen to invest in.

Does anyone in the wider community have any views on InvestEngine? It’s FCA regulated and covered by the Financial Services compensation scheme for balances up to £85k. Looks like a great option for us...

In response to your question on tax, I’m not a tax adviser, however tax is payable on dividends (including if you have an income fund that you have opted to reinvest the dividends).

Accumulation funds are the best to hold for us as no dividends are being paid out and so no tax is due - it is all classed as capital gains. Hope this helps.

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It wont predict next 4 quarters…. It predicts AVERAGE return over next 10 years. So if next year it returns 21% then the next 9 1% the prediction was on the money.

Using CAPE as a regressor for 10 year average returns yields 0.43 R^2, which means its sometime not accurate, but mostly is.

Chart 4b on pave 10 of the vanguard analysis has the 2 standard deviation CI of approximately -2% to 11% for average 10 year returns. It is most likely to be 3% (the expected value) but unlikely to be 3%, assuming you believe the model is predictive

R^2 source: http://fairwaywealth.com/wp-content/uploads/Vanguard-Research-11-30-2014.pdf

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This is what happens when you buy clov, wish and ay em ci

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Exactly same here

I cashed out January 3rd at the top

Then "slowly" got ci in every day after that with match 1100c calls

Traded those bitches for a single April 845c call 😭😭😭

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Don’t take my word for it.

  • https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-019-6546-2

  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4783380/

> Results

>Among 209,091 CBGs analyzed (95.1% of all US CBGs), CBG percent black was positively associated with fast-food access controlling for population density and percent poverty (average distance to fast food was 3.56 miles closer (95% CI: -3.64, -3.48) in CBGs with the highest versus lowest quartile of percentage of black residents). Poverty was not independently associated with fast-food access. The relationship between fast-food access and race was stronger in CBGs with higher levels of poverty (p for interaction <0.0001).

>Conclusions

>Predominantly black neighborhoods had higher access to fast-food while poverty was not an independent predictor of fast-food access.

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I have not personally worked ID theft, but I do work in AML (anti-money laundering). In addition to contacting the FBI, you can talk to someone at the IRS as disbursements/distributions from an annuity are often taxable, and it would be good to get out ahead of any big tax bills headed your grandparents way as a result of this mess.

I know others have mentioned the FBI, but IRS CI investigates financial crimes including identity theft as well, and upsetting as it is, this situation wouldn't be their first rodeo.

You'd hope that the organizations would immediately cooperate and share information, but just in case, I'd contact the IRS directly to ask for more information and next steps to take with them in addition to the steps you've taken with the FBI and financial institution, especially if this situation is going to look like taxable income for your grandparents.

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I wanted to post DD on tri ci da, but couldnt, i posted it when it was at 4,50, now its at 10.

I was instantly informed "nO MiCrOcAP sToCkS AlLoWEd".

Would have made many people rich, and me, the new messiah!

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My personal recipe for 1 hour :

A few notes:

  • If you have never used a high-calorie sports drink you need to scale into it or you will get massive gastrointestinal distress. I'm sure you know what that means. Start with 40 grams total at a 0.7:1 ratio, and move up 10-20 grams as you begin to tolerate it. I did it weekly until I got to 100 grams but it could take you longer. Sounds weird but you have to practice this.
  • This is intended primarily for fuel/food, not hydration. 3-4 hour rides are not uncommon for me and I train for races that last 8 hours and beyond. If your exercise lasts less than 45 minutes I would not suggest this.
  • If instead, you want a hydration mix, then this is a good suggestion.
  • Runners need to significantly reduce the total amount of carbs as your body is much worse at absorbing carbs while running (this has to do with blood flow).
  • Don't use table salt. It is very unpalatable, sodium citrate is palatable.
  • Different people need different amounts of salt and this changes based on conditions. If it is super hot I will double the sodium citrate. If it is cool and comfortable I will halve it.
  • Experiment with lime powder to your taste. There are also dehydrated lemon and grapefruit flavors. It takes longer to get sick of the flavor when it is acidic and sour rather than sweet. Alternative flavorants are things like Mio.
  • There is a lot of literature and discussion in sports science on absorption rates of carbs, optimal carb ratios, etc. DYOR. Here, here, here, and here are good places to start.
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Some answers based on my 12 years of experience in the smart home industry:

  1. It's reasonable and expected to charge for a truck-roll for ongoing service. Some companies charge a monthly fee (it can be quite high, from $50 up to $500/mo) for ongoing service, which typically includes a certain number of hours of work per month included in the price. Whatever it is you do, you will need to bake long-term support into your business for it to be sustainable. That's the only way you'll get referrals. I'm not the guy to ask about how to legally protect yourself with contracts, etc. but you should set expectations clearly.
  2. While it's an easy way to get started, I highly suggest staying away from relying on consumer-oriented/cloud-based products to build out your business. These devices are made for end-users to install themselves, and as such, servicing them and installing them in scale will be a hassle compared to more professional product lines. Additionally, you will barely be able to make any money on the products, since the manufacturers don't include margin for dealers in their pricing.
  3. Depending on where you are, there are likely brick-and-mortar distributors specializing in the "custom integration" or "CI" (aka "AV") industry. Going to distributors is a great way to get your feet wet, see the types of services offered by your competitors, and stay up-to-date with new developments. Say your client needs a solution that you don't know how to pull off - having a relationship with someone at a distributor or other company will be an indispensable resource for you. You should also network with your "competitors" - companies and people have their niche/specialty, and it's oftentimes better to hand a client off or bring someone in to help you finish the job than to just turn away a potential customer. I used to be the guy at a distributor that helped design systems and explain the various products for our dealers. They will also sell you products with significant margins built-in for you, below retail prices, so you don't look like you're price-gouging your clients. There are many regional distributors to pick from, depending on where you are. The "Powerhouse Alliance" is a group of distributors whose collective footprint covers the entire continental US. You will likely find a local distro in their lineup, but there are many other options. Besides brick and mortar distributors, Snap-AV is the largest "online" distributor. They have their own private labeled products across many categories, as well as products from 3rd parties. As a rule of thumb, and imo, you should be making money on every physical thing you sell, though some dealers choose to sell hardware at cost and only make money on the labor. I think this is kinda dumb, tbh. Others don't list a price for the hardware, and instead give a single price for "TV + surround sound, installed," etc. This can work, as long as you aren't selling yourself short. Undercharging for services/products is one of the easiest mistakes you can make, especially considering the ongoing service these systems require.
  4. You should look into one of the major automation system platforms available to dealers - Control4, Elan, RTI, Savant, URC, or Crestron. These systems will be FAR better for installers than any consumer-oriented product line. You can service systems remotely, they're much more powerful, and have proven track records. You will get first-class technical support when anything goes wrong, and they all have exhaustive training resources (both in-person and online) for the budding installer. Sit through an entire Control4 training session and you will come out with waaaaaay more knowledge than you have now. It's just not possible for a layperson to figure out everything the industry has figured out by themselves without wasting years.

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A last note - this industry attracts a lot of "smart" people - the types of people that helped all of their friends and family with technology problems their whole lives, or maybe even did IT work professionally. This work is completely different from typical IT (although it helps a LOT - I'd rather teach an IT guy how to do CI than vice-versa.) Coming from this background, it's easy for us to think we know how everything works - after all, we set this amazing thing up for ourselves already, how hard could it be to do the same for others? I've found that people with a more humble approach end up becoming better dealers, because they assume they don't know anything and are eager to learn. At the end of the day, this is blue-collar work with a shiny veneer. You'll be crawling inside walls and attics in the middle of summer. So humble yourself, and realize that many other smart people have found amazing solutions to the problems you'll encounter. Those solutions - both the hardware and wisdom - are out there, if you seek it out.

Feel free to PM me if you want to chat, and I'll be happy to offer you my knowledge. I work in a different part of the industry now, but helping dealers get started was one of the favorite parts of my job at the distributor. I had many dealers that started working with me right after starting their business, and I'm proud of the small role I played in getting them going in the right direction.

Good luck!

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A simple mathematical explanation for someone other than OP (I am new to this sub and reddit, so if mathematics is frowned upon please forgive me):

Compound Interest = P * r^(n). As you can see, the power of P is 1. Hence the relationship between CI and P is linear, given that everything else is constant. So, if you double the Principal, you get double the interest. The same thing can be said about the total amount returned. Amount returned = P * (1 + (r / 100))^(n). Amount returned is directly proportional to P, given that everything else is constant.

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If you want to invest in healthcare services with a bit more stability maybe CI which also pays a bit of dividend. That said I have a growth portfolio and between CCRN and CI, CCRN is definitely the growth stock of the healthcare services sector. FLGT did well during covid but a lot of the growth was covid tests and I predict their sales will drop so sold that one and bought CCRN.

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It seems Uninsured motorist is largely to cover medical, and yes your medical insurance may pay for that as well but does depend on your policy: https://wallethub.com/answers/ci/collision-vs-uninsured-motorist-2140748585/

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Purtroppo sono nuovo (ho cominciato quasi un anno fa, con tantissime pause) Il mio progetto è un gioco 3d tipo rpg, l'idea è semplice anche se sta diventando difficile da gestire con tutti i sistemi che vengono aggiunti, ma da totale ignorante in programmazione posso dire di aver creato dal nulla diverse decine di script abbastanza complessi, di cui solo il 5 - 10% viene da tutorial, purtroppo qui non posso dimostrare nulla sul progetto, ci sarebbe troppo da dire e poi magari salta fuori che è tutto da buttare.

Posso dire solo che da progetto di prova senza tutorial si è trasformato in una cosa seria e non ho commesso i soliti errori da principiante, gli InvokeRepeating e Update vengono usati solo se strettamente necessario e all'interno di essi non c'è nessun GetComponent, Find o simili, sto "ristrutturando" il sistema di inventario, negozio in-game, e missioni per adattarsi agli scriptable objects, l'inventario sarà organizzato in slot da 64 approfittando dei foreach loops che ho recentemente imparato ad usare e la quantità massima di slot può essere aumentata in gioco con acquisti o pubblicità... poi ho creato i sistemi di traduzione fin da subito (per ora solo italiano, inglese e tedesco) e sto pensando di sostituirli con un sistema più efficiente prima di iniziare a creare in serie i contenuti. poi un semplice sistema di miglioramento/creazione strutture che ho abbozzato e da creare mi resta soltanto il sistema per il crafting. poi ricompense giornaliere e timer offline si fanno con i tutorial.

Per adesso mi basta android, prima di passare alla fase del "Polish" guardo cosa ci vuole per portarlo su IOS, oltre che sostituire i metodi di monetizzazione, in teoria non dovrebbe cambiare nulla sull'input.

Non sarà un granchè dal punto di vista di chi ha studiato informatica ma nella zona dove vivo è già un miracolo se so usare il mouse, non sto nemmeno esagerando. Per me ora l'importante è pubblicare qualcosa che abbia un senso giocare, quindi con qualche game loop valido e un paio di livelli per farmare e avanzare.

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Ma soprattutto per fare i soldi bisogna essere dei programmatori coi controcazzi.

Se sviluppi un gioco per Android devi essere capace di fare in modo che con pochissimo impegno sia compilabile anche su ios, appleOS e windows.

Ci vuole del pelo e per avere pelo ci vuole esperienza. Per avere esperienza bisogna cominciare.

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Yeah absolutely, and some things you'll need to likely pick up on the job as well depending on the company like CI/CD practices, git and version control, and well as basics of building and maintaining microservices and likely Kubernetes. I think solid python and SQL is the key, which is what I had before making the jump.

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Not true. I'm green and by a lot already.

You absolutely don't need be all in oil to be green right now. I do have some small cap oil but BDC, retail and materials are also up.

Looking at my portfolio.

I'm up on ING, ARCC, ENPH, CPG, FCX, BOX, WGF, BAK, BX, PRB, AMR, AMRK, SBSW, AGRO, DLA, SNOW, BTMX, GOOG, IPOOF, OBE, JD, BBW, BABA and DAC

Down on NRG, CI, O, CSS, SHOP, BNTX, ADYEY, QCOM, FNF, ESLT(i recon this will moon next week)

Overall up 7.89% year to date and that is not counting covered calls or dividend. I recon total is about 12% so far.

If you look whats down those are the real boomer stocks like O, CI and effin NRG...

I have around 10k initial equal size for all my stock position but I don't balance after I've scaled in initial investment so OBE, IPOOF and AMR are like 60, 70, 40k respectively because they up so much. I've taken a decent hit in SHOP but else I think I'm doing fine and green today as well.

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Yes, Gitlab CI is awesome... best in class. Also their free tier offerings are far better than any other players out there. Loads of space and time.

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How that translates into growth on the later part, I understand the reservations. But the product is excellent, if only they can get some big corporate names to purchase their packages.

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Right now: 250-270regarding my models. 95% CI. No financial advice. (Even tough I have a financial degree and know financial maths and statistics.) You are liable for ur own stupid decisions. With this amount of irregularities in metas Stock price movements I am not 100% confident tough.

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Concordo sul fatto che le cose andranno probabilmente male, ma non credo così male e così in fretta come si è prospettato in questo thread. Tra l’altro per quanto mi riguarda l’unico modo per andare da qualche parte è proprio il presidenzialismo, preferibilmente un semi-presidenzialismo alla francese. Quanti anni sono che il parlamento è totalmente disfunzionale e incapace di prendere qualsiasi decisione di rilievo perché sono tutti terrorizzati dall’idea di perdere voti o perdere la poltrona? Idee diametralmente opposte su tutto a prescindere, e totale incapacità di trovare una mediazione. Il famoso tentativo di “cambiamento” dei M5S è stata la cosa più ridicola che si sia mai vista, si sono rivelati come (e peggio) di tutti gli altri, perché oltre all’attaccamento morboso alla poltrona che accomuna tutti i politici si è aggiunta anche la mancanza di esperienza e troppo spesso competenza. Ogni volta che l’opposizione vince le elezioni disfa regolarmente tutti i provvedimenti cardine del governo precedente, anzi sono proprio questi solitamente i cavalli di battaglia della campagna elettorale. Ti giuro, anche sforzandomi io non saprei proprio chi votare, sono tutti oggettivamente terribili per motivi diversi. All’Italia serve principalmente una cosa: STABILITA’ E CONTINUITA’. E col sistema politico esistente, con partiti che semplicemente vendono giornalmente l’anima per mantenere i propri voti, maggioranze risicatissime che fanno traballare il governo un giorno sì e l’altro pure, semplicemente non è possibile. Tra l’altro sono 10 anni che si vota per niente, visto che poi alla fine si rimescolano come pare a loro, governi tecnici e quant’altro. Chi ha votato i m5s nel 2018 ad esempio nel giro di 3 anni si è trovato prima con la lega, poi col pd, poi con entrambi e con forza italia. Che ci facciano eleggere una persona, prende lui tutte le decisioni e possibilmente si prosegue stabilmente in una direzione per tutto il mandato. Poi che faccia bene o male non è garantito, ma almeno sarà in grado di fare qualcosa, che è già più di quello che sta facendo il parlamento da 20 anni a questa parte. Col sistema attuale non andiamo da nessuna parte, abbiamo un’instabilità politica da repubblica delle banane

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Di sciocchezze non ne ho dette neanche una, se mi dici che le prospettive sul lungo termine non sono per nulla buone, allora posso darti ragione, ma è così dal 2008, non è una novità recente che siamo un paese in declino inesorabile. Sono però abbastanza sicuro sul fatto che l’Italia non avrà una crisi del debito nel breve termine, nel giro di un paio di anni. Ci sono troppi fattori che si stanno muovendo nella nostra direzione al momento. Che la situazione sia peggio del 2019 penso sia da dare per scontato, ma pure per gli altri è così, non siamo mica noi ad essere un’anomalia al momento, nessuno o quasi si sta riprendendo dal lockdown più velocemente di noi. I commercianti italiani sono stati disintegrati dalla pandemia, dal lockdown, e dal fatto che anche senza lockdown la gente bene o male va in giro meno, e lì purtroppo non ci può fare niente nessuno. Negli altri paesi la situazione è stata esattamente la stessa, con la differenza che partivano da situazioni di debito migliori, magari con meno turismo e meno piccoli commercianti o ristoratori/albergatori da aiutare, e quindi hanno potuto aiutare un po’ di più le categorie più colpite. Noi col debito alle stelle cosa avremmo dovuto fare esattamente? Anche lasciando tutto aperto, la gente mica ci sarebbe entrata come prima nei negozi e nei ristoranti, e già prima la situazione era poco bella. Mi dispiace ma i commercianti italiani si sono trovati in una situazione di merda e basta, possono essere incazzati con il mondo o con la vita, ma io in negozio ci vado meno di prima a prescindere da lockdown o meno, compro tutto online perché le cose costano meno, e francamente o i commercianti si adattano o sono destinati a chiudere bottega. Altrimenti si finisce come con Alitalia, a dare sussidi costosissimi a fondo perduto a una categoria perennemente in grave perdita, perché il mercato semplicemente è cambiato e devono adattarsi anche loro, è inutile voler sbattere la testa contro il muro sperando che un giorno cada, bisogna cambiare approccio o cambiare mestiere. C’è troppa gente senza un sito web, senza ecommerce, senza pubblicità, senza un pos nel 2021. Non scherziamo, prendersela col governo è la cosa più facile, ma il problema è ben più complesso, è proprio la mentalità e la struttura del paese a non essere adatta a un contesto globale. Mi dispiace soprattutto per i ristoratori e albergatori che avevano fatto grossi investimenti e si sono ritrovati con pochi clienti ed energia alle stelle (questa secondo me a breve si sistema), lì purtroppo bisogna solo sperare che la situazione torni alla normalità il prima possibile, anche se secondo me ci vorranno ancora anni per un recupero totale.

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