Comments on: Counterparties http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/01/counterparties-44/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Noumenon http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/01/counterparties-44/comment-page-1/#comment-9551 Thu, 03 Dec 2009 13:53:41 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/01/counterparties-44/#comment-9551 Does vegetarianism do more harm to animals than eating meat?More than hunting deer or buffalo on the prairie, sure. But since his argument is that “growing grain kills animals’ ecosystems,” growing grain and then feeding it to cows is not going to do any less harm than eating it yourself.

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By: qt http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/01/counterparties-44/comment-page-1/#comment-9467 Wed, 02 Dec 2009 00:18:32 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/01/counterparties-44/#comment-9467 As much as I hated working for David Lerner, I have to somewhat defend the Apple Program.1. Yes it is a huge upfront fee but it does pay 8% yearly and all the Apple programs have paid between 7-8% starting in ’98 or so.2.The properties are purchased for all cash, so the safety is greater then other private REIT programs.3. That is the only thing they make money on the only other product they really push is muni bonds ( it will be their downfall considering what state rev, will look like in a few years.

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