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It's really too bad they didn't go the path Ford seems to be going w/ the new Bronco for the Blazer...

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I will bet you a dollar a Passport Sport AWD in Black Forest Pearl (with standard black 20" rims) will be cheaper than the Blazer LT AWD/3.6 I priced out over to the Edmunds.  The 20"  black alloys are a $1995 option on the Blazer LT!

46 minutes ago, Robert Hall said:

It's really too bad they didn't go the path Ford seems to be going w/ the new Bronco for the Blazer...

I'm excited to see the Bronco and Maverick myself!

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2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo E in Walnut Brown

Trail Rated package

Trailering package

$38,530.

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On 12/21/2018 at 7:05 PM, Robert Hall said:

It's really too bad they didn't go the path Ford seems to be going w/ the new Bronco for the Blazer...

Agreed. Ford is acting like they want my business.

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3 hours ago, ocnblu said:

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo E in Walnut Brown

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$38,530.

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I’ll take one in silver.....

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It has happened.  Seattle now has a second commercial airport to augment SEA, which is on the south end so it can also serve Tacoma.  The "new" one is at Everett's Paine Field, so it's the same airport from which we've seen all the historic Boeing maiden flights.  The airport is north of town.  Its airport call code is PAE. I'm figuring it's been less than a year.

23 hours ago, ocnblu said:

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Less is more. 

(170, 200, 250?)

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6 hours ago, trinacriabob said:

Less is more. 

(170, 200, 250?)

This one is a 170.  Less IS more.  Agreed.

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Yes of course, a 1960 Bonneville.  Just an absolutely smashing automobile.  Makes one wonder just when the true zenith of automotive manufacturing occurred...  are we past it by, say, 58 years?

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So his Olds is a couple years old and he can't get the boys to dry it off?  He has to leave the car warsh with a wet car?  Dang those show-off Cadillac drivers!

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Almost all of the gains in the stock market (did the Dow brush 26,000 or 27,000?) under the current President have been eliminated.  I was once sitting at a Starbucks having coffee and an Ivy League trained economist of Indian extraction was sharing the same long table.  This was in late September.  I told him that, in my mind, the Dow should more realistically be at about 24,500.  This was all too simplistic for him.  He could only talk in ivory tower econometric models that he did as part of his work.  Well, I was only partly right.  The slide has exceeded what I said by almost 3,000 points.  Bah hambug.

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28 minutes ago, trinacriabob said:

Almost all of the gains in the stock market (did the Dow brush 26,000 or 27,000?) under the current President have been eliminated.  I was once sitting at a Starbucks having coffee and an Ivy League trained economist of Indian extraction was sharing the same long table.  This was in late September.  I told him that, in my mind, the Dow should more realistically be at about 24,500.  This was all too simplistic for him.  He could only talk in ivory tower econometric models that he did as part of his work.  Well, I was only partly right.  The slide has exceeded what I said by almost 3,000 points.  Bah hambug.

Agreed, we have been long overdue for a correction.

https://money.cnn.com/data/markets/

Apple is down to $146 and change. Over all this week to the end of the year will be profit taking and I would not be surprised to see the market hit 20K and then bounce back up to around 21-22k.

The KKR published in mid 2017 saying the US would be in a deep recession by the end of 2019.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-07-13/kkr-predicts-us-recession-2019-and-inevitable-cycle-millennial-deleveraging 

Now many various places are saying it too and it seems the drop in stock market, over long crazy trillion dollars of debt by businesses and the billions in personal debt will take us there.

It is going to be interesting to see what all happens next year.

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3 hours ago, trinacriabob said:

Almost all of the gains in the stock market (did the Dow brush 26,000 or 27,000?) under the current President have been eliminated.

Well, no. Dow was right about 17,500 when Trump was elected, so it's still up 4000 pts from then. Beyond that, the S&P was up 19.4% last year alone, so the bump is even greater if you're in it for the long term. This is not to dismiss the 5000 pt drop from the peak tho.
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Take a lookie-loo at this old '70 Plymouth. You guys know the model. It's straight, no visible missing parts or rot; a solid car. Let's assume it's likewise complete underhood (let's say it has a 440 6-pack) & inside. With that assumption, this would probably be termed a '#4 condition' car. Without googling it, what's your guess on it's value as it appears in the pic?

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2 hours ago, balthazar said:

Take a lookie-loo at this old '70 Plymouth. You guys know the model. It's straight, no visible missing parts or rot; a solid car. Let's assume it's likewise complete underhood (let's say it has a 440 6-pack) & inside. With that assumption, this would probably be termed a '#4 condition' car. Without googling it, what's your guess on it's value as it appears in the pic?

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Would say at least 10 grand....

11 hours ago, dfelt said:

Agreed, we have been long overdue for a correction.

https://money.cnn.com/data/markets/

Apple is down to $146 and change. Over all this week to the end of the year will be profit taking and I would not be surprised to see the market hit 20K and then bounce back up to around 21-22k.

The KKR published in mid 2017 saying the US would be in a deep recession by the end of 2019.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-07-13/kkr-predicts-us-recession-2019-and-inevitable-cycle-millennial-deleveraging 

Now many various places are saying it too and it seems the drop in stock market, over long crazy trillion dollars of debt by businesses and the billions in personal debt will take us there.

It is going to be interesting to see what all happens next year.

Not so much interesting as scary....figured at least a drop of 8k, could be around 10 grand off....

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No idea... $90k?

8 hours ago, balthazar said:

what's your guess on it's value as it appears in the pic?

 

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