|SF Bay Area median housing sale price $510,000 |
By curious2 19 comments, latest 2 days ago:
curious2 says David Losh says cheap, easy, low risk money goes into easy returns, speculation, and market manipulation rather than production. Indeed it does, which is why SF Bay Area's dot-con economy has pushed the...
|Hospital chain allegedly admitted patients fraudulently to make more $$$ |
By curious2 17 comments, latest 3 weeks ago:
curious2 says BTW, just in case anyone remained unaware of drug companies paying doctors to prescribe profitably, here is yet another article on that: "US sues Novartis in NY again, cites doc kickbacks"
|UnLike/UnDislike feature |
By curious2 4 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Patrick says Ah, I'm trying to make a good impression at work. I really like my job and want to keep it.
|Most supermarket meat contains antibiotic resistant bacteria |
By curious2 10 comments, latest 1 month ago:
curious2 says JodyChunder says unsafe sex, hotel hot tubs, hospital stays, etc. Indeed, those are known risks, of which the most lethal by far is hospital stays. As George Burns joked, hospitals are the most...
|Smartphones start getting Infrared - at long last |
By curious2 1 comment, latest 1 month ago:
Hausmeister T says Ok
|Unions Wary of Obamacare, Roofers call for repeal, Republicans for more $ |
By curious2 1 comment, latest 1 month ago:
CaptainShuddup says Geoff Pender: Obama doing little to advance Obamacare
|Uruguay Congress approves gay marriage bill |
By curious2 3 comments, latest 1 month ago:
curious2 says Uruguay isn't alone, more than a dozen countries recognize same-sex marriage and the list grows every year. As the BBC notes, "Brazil's Supreme Court voted overwhelmingly in favour of allowing same-sex couples the...
|U.N. Aid Workers Distributing Food To Malnourished KFC Customers |
By curious2 posted 1 month ago:
Since the restaurant forum included only one thread so far, about a restaurant most people won't find, here is a more common place. Full story at The Onion
|Skyrocketing Rent Is Bad for the Economy |
By curious2 posted 2 months ago:
"Lind uses the acronym FIRE to reference the broader sector of rent "takers" in the finance, insurance and real estate sectors. The fact that all of these people are doing so well right now means...
|Disk drive duopoly reducing supply to inflate prices |
By curious2 12 comments, latest 2 months ago:
CL says curious2 says Do you have any evidence to support an alternate explanation for why prices have increased 20% during a period when historically $/GB would have fallen by half? It's following the housing...
|parcel tax school bonds create debt for generations |
By curious2 2 comments, latest 3 months ago:
FortWayne says lostand confused says Well, they can always pull a Stockton and go into bankruptcy. No, lenders will strong arm them until they raise taxes and make our children and grandchildren pay.
|Tenants oppose more housing even when they know it would reduce rent |
By curious2 11 comments, latest 3 months ago:
zzyzzx says Article needs more than one picture.
|Further evidence that bankers control their regulators |
By curious2 2 comments, latest 4 months ago:
curious2 says This is the sad denouement of the bubble saga that inspired PatNet. We had a bubble while regulators cheered the infallible "free market" awarding huge bonuses to supposedly brilliant bankers. Now we have...
|Maybe limit User's "New Threads" per day? |
By curious2 11 comments, latest 5 months ago:
Dan8267 says Patrick says The idea of becoming ShrekNet is horrifying. What the hell is ShrekNet? Shrek's porno site?
|Sales of New U.S. Homes Fell 0.3% in October |
By curious2 1 comment, latest 6 months ago:
bubblesitter says Great. Economy must be improving very fast then.
|Bay Area house prices up from 2011, 40% of sales financed by jumbo loans |
By curious2 138 comments, latest 6 months ago:
B.A.C.A.H. says bmwman, he's only been here since 2005, only seen his Seven Years of Feast. Maybe he's a Homeowner in a recent wave of Greater Fools who came in to take the place of...
|Chipped tooth leads to dental odyssey, questions, answers, and results |
By curious2 32 comments, latest 6 months ago:
zzyzzx says KILLERJANE says I had a dentist repeatedly insist I needed to remove a tooth and install a bridge. I said no. I would avoid bridges under any circumstances, and most likely would avoid...
|Investors rush into SF Bay Area real estate deals |
By curious2 11 comments, latest 6 months ago:
REpro says It looks to me like a typical Wall Street game. Wipe from the market low priced inventory, created greed, lift prices, and spread more greed, then when profit rich 25-35%, big players will...
|Wave of Evictions Leads to Homeless Crisis in Spain |
By curious2 2 comments, latest 6 months ago:
lostand confused says Here, you can just stop paying your mortgage and squat for three years.
|Will the Republicans please now drop their theocratic crusade? |
By curious2 99 comments, latest 6 months ago:
thomaswong.1986 says Bellingham Bill says Not that the late Steve Jobs & Co. aren't past masters at rent-seeking, but at least creating new wealth -- the Personal Computer, Desktop Publishing, the www, touchphones & tablets...