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Will The Consumer Rise In 2014?

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Submitted by Lance Roberts of STA Wealth Management,

 

 

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Tue, 12/24/2013 - 19:13 | 4274214 Freddie
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Yeah right.  Everyone will have money after paying for their healthcare that has doubled in cost.

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 19:16 | 4274218 A Lunatic
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Anyone who signs up for that mess deserves everything they don't get.......

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 21:49 | 4274469 Yenbot
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There's a hidden landmine in ACA that most aren't seeing yet. You've never had healthcare. Your Aunt Zelma gives you herbal tinctures for your ailments. Then you get ACA. They find a tumor the size of a grapefruit in your intestines. You now lose your job while undergoing "treatment". Maybe you die. Or wish you had. The Great Leveler hunts all alike (some things I'd rather not know)...

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 22:38 | 4274521 markmotive
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I predict all will go well until oil prices hit another threshold beyond which the economy can no longer expand. That will be the breaking point.

Former BP geologist: peak oil is here and it will 'break economies'

http://www.planbeconomics.com/2013/12/former-bp-geologist-peak-oil-is-he...

 

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 19:38 | 4274256 SDShack
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I think 0zer0 thinks that when 50 million people lose their Employer sponsored HC next year, they will just go without. They won't be able to afford the higher 0zer0care rates, even if they qualify for the subsidies. So that will put a lot of disposable money into consumers hands instead of the insurance companies. Winning!

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 09:38 | 4274877 Groundhog Day
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The rise of the planet of the apes...oops I mean US of the apes

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 19:17 | 4274221 Pairadimes
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There are two possible ways consumers will rise in 2014.

 

One is with pitchforks and torches. The other is if they happen to get baked into a cake.

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 19:49 | 4274285 Ms. Erable
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You missed a third: watching porn. How appropriate that it's the third 'leg' of the 'tripod'.

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 20:10 | 4274314 A Lunatic
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Long Betty Crocker.........

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 19:18 | 4274227 I am Jobe
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More Air Jordan Bitchezz. Amerika loves Trailer Trash Stuff

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 19:25 | 4274235 Seer
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Trailer Trash is just so much more animated than bankers...

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 19:22 | 4274228 Seer
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So, a trick to make me open this article...  With that (first) graph I thought that this was going to be about dinosaurs, but NOOO!

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-NXrdgpiWCx8/TtPnqjp6FPI/AAAAAAAAAKI/9REdXUCaMF...

Thanks for nothing!

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 19:28 | 4274243 I am Jobe
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I know you are disappointed. In due time , relax, it will be here. 

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 19:27 | 4274241 I am Jobe
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Tylers

Anything about this?

 

Edward Snowden Has A Special Christmas Message For The World

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/edward-snowdens-christmas-video-2013-12#ixzz2oRCbIBGE

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 19:30 | 4274249 FredFlintstone
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Multinational corporations buoyed by cash-on-hand and their rising stock prices will begin to invest in staffing and infrastructure. This will then prime the pump for the small and medium sized companies who derive their income from these multinationals. These encouraging developments will allow the Fed to further reduce tapering without disturbing wall street bulls and allow pension funds and wealthy retirees to continue to ride a wave of good fortune. A continued slowdown in China will affect the investment climate there and with their export partners in Australia and New Zealand causing investors in those economies to look to the west for opportunities. This will create an upward spiral for the US financial and real estate markets, both high-end residential and commercial as well as for agricultural industrial concerns...Sarc!

Sorry, but we are all doomed.

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 19:48 | 4274286 Ying-Yang
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Thanks Fred, it's so simple a caveman can see it.

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 19:38 | 4274261 icanhasbailout
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"Lower incomes = less tax revenue in 2014"?

 

Are you sure you understand how this game is played?

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 19:59 | 4274301 Ms. Erable
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Dafuq? The five reasons stocks will go up?

1-5: Free money for the primary dealers, courtesy of the Fed.

Getting tired of these analcysts pretending there's a market that moves on fundamentals, and pretending there's a 'recovery' happening six years into the Greater Depression.

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 20:23 | 4274332 spzpeterusz
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just got an email fom Saks--60% off womens designer dressses----- imagine that high end designer stuff  60% OFF

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 21:54 | 4274476 Yenbot
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Wait for the bankruptcy sale.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 00:24 | 4274609 Ying-Yang
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I'm waiting for "ladies panties half off".

Have a very Merry Christmas.

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 22:39 | 4274522 Psquared
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I'd rather see them "rise up" and throw off the shackles of this modern day feudal system.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 01:13 | 4274647 f16hoser
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"No." Next question?

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 01:29 | 4274653 Haager
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Stagnating or reduced real income (dependant on where someone on the ladder of 'wealth' actually is) combined with high addiction to consume.

This won't stop as long as people keep spending. In fact, it will only get worse, maybe not for you personally but for the generations to come and/or the nation as a community. 

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 03:12 | 4274715 Colonel Klink
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Not this "consumer".  I'll be spending as little as I can until the whole shitty corrupt mess comes apart.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 04:43 | 4274734 vulcanraven
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Edit... Colonel beat me to the punch

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 18:06 | 4275633 Colonel Klink
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Thanks Vulcan, good to see there's like minded people out there instead of just consumer sheeple.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 09:30 | 4274873 mumbo_jumbo
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"However, one should not forget the last time a highly levered consumer ran into problems"

i remember it well, the worst players were bailed out with my tax dollars.........rinse and repeat?

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 12:16 | 4275073 orangegeek
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Send us more handouts Barry you rotten piece of shit.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 13:44 | 4275245 moneybots
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"It is likely that we will see a push by consumers to re-leverage their household balance sheet which will be hailed by the media as a return of consumer confidence."

 

A return of consumer stupidity.

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