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Africa, Amazon, and Children: The Ladies Finger THE LADIES Follow FINGER heLadiesFinger They're calling this 23-year-old novelist the next J.K. Rowling RETWEETS LIKES Seadimo Follow ] @SeadimoTlale Tomi Adeyemi. Say her name! Shes 23. Shes Black. Woman. Harvard. Shes got a 7 figure contract and movie deal for a book that's not even out! The Ladies Finger@TheLadiesFinger They're calling this 23-year-old novelist the next J.K. Rowling theladiesfinger.com/tomi-adeyemi/ RETWEETS LIKES 8,1819,104 dkafterdark: sunshinepeonies: kendrawriter: nevaehtyler: “Her fantasy novel Children of Blood and Bone, the first of a trilogy about a young girl’s battle with a prince over bringing magic back to West Africa,  is going to be released some time next year. But it’s already got a seven-figure publishing deal with Macmillan, and a massive deal with Fox Studios too, with the latter acquiring the movie rights pretty early on in the day for a book that hasn’t even been published yet.” Source (x) OH MY GOD MY SOUL JUST LEFT MY BODY. GOOD FOR HER! AND I CANNTO WAIT TO READ THESE! And you know what, all this does is inspire me. If she can do it, I can do it. We can do it.  I don’t know if it’s because I have Prime BUT the Kindle version was free for me just now (Jan. 9, 2018). GO CHECK IT OUT!! The first six chapters are available for free as a sneak peek from Amazon
Africa, Amazon, and Children: The Ladies Finger
 THE
 LADIES
 Follow
 FINGER heLadiesFinger
 They're calling this 23-year-old novelist the
 next J.K. Rowling
 RETWEETS
 LIKES

 Seadimo
 Follow
 ] @SeadimoTlale
 Tomi Adeyemi. Say her name! Shes 23. Shes
 Black. Woman. Harvard. Shes got a 7 figure
 contract and movie deal for a book that's not
 even out!
 The Ladies Finger@TheLadiesFinger
 They're calling this 23-year-old novelist the next J.K. Rowling
 theladiesfinger.com/tomi-adeyemi/
 RETWEETS
 LIKES
 8,1819,104
dkafterdark:
sunshinepeonies:

kendrawriter:

nevaehtyler:



“Her fantasy novel Children of Blood and Bone, the first of a trilogy about a young girl’s battle with a prince over bringing magic back to West Africa,  is going to be released some time next year. But it’s already got a seven-figure publishing deal with Macmillan, and a massive deal with Fox Studios too, with the latter acquiring the movie rights pretty early on in the day for a book that hasn’t even been published yet.”
Source (x)

OH MY GOD MY SOUL JUST LEFT MY BODY. GOOD FOR HER! AND I CANNTO WAIT TO READ THESE!
And you know what, all this does is inspire me. If she can do it, I can do it. We can do it. 

I don’t know if it’s because I have Prime BUT the Kindle version was free for me just now (Jan. 9, 2018). GO CHECK IT OUT!!


The first six chapters are available for free as a sneak peek from Amazon

dkafterdark: sunshinepeonies: kendrawriter: nevaehtyler: “Her fantasy novel Children of Blood and Bone, the first of a trilogy about a ...

The Worst, Record, and Race: ВBС “And I have a Drag Race record! The worst track record to get to top four!” - Cheryl Hole
The Worst, Record, and Race: ВBС
“And I have a Drag Race record! The worst track record to get to top four!” - Cheryl Hole

“And I have a Drag Race record! The worst track record to get to top four!” - Cheryl Hole

This, This Is, and Cutest: this is the cutest “nope” i have ever seen.
This, This Is, and Cutest: this is the cutest “nope” i have ever seen.

this is the cutest “nope” i have ever seen.

Beautiful, Birthday, and Dude: daddys-littl3-bee: czessaila: vitnebbs: enraged-sapphic: marvelmoviefan48: gothdesss: pinky–heart: alfrhedoo: nothing–breaks-like-a-heart: ressila: lacinari: ixpaloa: cyber-shopping–addiction: 🌟THE MOST ICONIC LAMPS ON SALE!! SALE UP 50% OFF! 🌟 SALE ENDS SOON! ***USE COUPON CODE: TUMBLR FOR AN EXTRA DISCOUNT*** –> GET THE 16 DIFFERENT COLORS MOON LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE LED LIGHTS ROSE LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE FULL MOON LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE PINK CHERRY BLOSSOM LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE CAT LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE PHOTOS CLIP STRING LIGHT HERE <– –> GET THE MAGICAL CLOUD LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE DIY LETTERS LIGHT BOX LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE MOON LAMP KEYCHAIN HERE <– –> GET THE SPIRITED AWAY LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE STITCH LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE ASTRONAUT LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE MAGIC BOOK LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE LED UNICORN LAMP HERE <– I really badly need this to my new room. Love the moon lamp. My girlfriend got me one for my birthday & it’s beautiful. Highly recommend it. So pretty & relaxing. It can be the white moon like shown or a harvest orange. *casually reblogs this so i don’t lose it* I have the moon and it’s the best thing ever. Such a good night light It looks amazing! I really recommend. Got one just like this as an anniversary gift & it’s honestly the most meaningful, beautiful, precious gift I’ve ever received .. “I love you to the moon & back” 🌕🥺❤️ highly recommend getting for someone special. It’s comforting when it gets dark. Okay the magic book lamp is really cool. *also casually reblogs so i don’t loose it* THE MOON IS AMAZING GUY’S BUY IT *wants half of the amazing lights on here and also casually reblogs to save*hey, it’s too cool not to reblog. Dude….. these are way cool…. reblogging to come back and get half of them Book, moon, photo string 💖, cloud
Beautiful, Birthday, and Dude: daddys-littl3-bee:

czessaila:

vitnebbs:

enraged-sapphic:
marvelmoviefan48:


gothdesss:


pinky–heart:

alfrhedoo:

nothing–breaks-like-a-heart:

ressila:

lacinari:

ixpaloa:

cyber-shopping–addiction:

🌟THE MOST ICONIC LAMPS ON SALE!! SALE UP 50% OFF! 🌟
SALE ENDS SOON!
***USE COUPON CODE: TUMBLR FOR AN EXTRA DISCOUNT***
–> GET THE 16 DIFFERENT COLORS MOON LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE LED LIGHTS ROSE LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE FULL MOON LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE PINK CHERRY BLOSSOM LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE CAT LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE PHOTOS CLIP STRING LIGHT HERE <–
–> GET THE MAGICAL CLOUD LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE DIY LETTERS LIGHT BOX LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE MOON LAMP KEYCHAIN HERE <–
–> GET THE SPIRITED AWAY LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE STITCH LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE ASTRONAUT LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE MAGIC BOOK LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE LED UNICORN LAMP HERE <–

I really badly need this to my new room.

Love the moon lamp. My girlfriend got me one for my birthday & it’s beautiful. Highly recommend it. So pretty & relaxing. It can be the white moon like shown or a harvest orange.

*casually reblogs this so i don’t lose it*

I have the moon and it’s the best thing ever. Such a good night light

It looks amazing! I really recommend.

Got one just like this as an anniversary gift & it’s honestly the most meaningful, beautiful, precious gift I’ve ever received .. “I love you to the moon & back” 🌕🥺❤️ highly recommend getting for someone special. It’s comforting when it gets dark.

Okay the magic book lamp is really cool.


*also casually reblogs so i don’t loose it*


THE MOON IS AMAZING GUY’S BUY IT

*wants half of the amazing lights on here and also casually reblogs to save*hey, it’s too cool not to reblog.

Dude….. these are way cool…. reblogging to come back and get half of them

Book, moon, photo string 💖, cloud

daddys-littl3-bee: czessaila: vitnebbs: enraged-sapphic: marvelmoviefan48: gothdesss: pinky–heart: alfrhedoo: nothing–breaks-like-a...

Beautiful, Birthday, and Dude: czessaila: vitnebbs: enraged-sapphic: marvelmoviefan48: gothdesss: pinky–heart: alfrhedoo: nothing–breaks-like-a-heart: ressila: lacinari: ixpaloa: cyber-shopping–addiction: 🌟THE MOST ICONIC LAMPS ON SALE!! SALE UP 50% OFF! 🌟 SALE ENDS SOON! ***USE COUPON CODE: TUMBLR FOR AN EXTRA DISCOUNT*** –> GET THE 16 DIFFERENT COLORS MOON LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE LED LIGHTS ROSE LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE FULL MOON LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE PINK CHERRY BLOSSOM LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE CAT LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE PHOTOS CLIP STRING LIGHT HERE <– –> GET THE MAGICAL CLOUD LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE DIY LETTERS LIGHT BOX LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE MOON LAMP KEYCHAIN HERE <– –> GET THE SPIRITED AWAY LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE STITCH LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE ASTRONAUT LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE MAGIC BOOK LAMP HERE <– –> GET THE LED UNICORN LAMP HERE <– I really badly need this to my new room. Love the moon lamp. My girlfriend got me one for my birthday & it’s beautiful. Highly recommend it. So pretty & relaxing. It can be the white moon like shown or a harvest orange. *casually reblogs this so i don’t lose it* I have the moon and it’s the best thing ever. Such a good night light It looks amazing! I really recommend. Got one just like this as an anniversary gift & it’s honestly the most meaningful, beautiful, precious gift I’ve ever received .. “I love you to the moon & back” 🌕🥺❤️ highly recommend getting for someone special. It’s comforting when it gets dark. Okay the magic book lamp is really cool. *also casually reblogs so i don’t loose it* THE MOON IS AMAZING GUY’S BUY IT *wants half of the amazing lights on here and also casually reblogs to save*hey, it’s too cool not to reblog. Dude….. these are way cool…. reblogging to come back and get half of them
Beautiful, Birthday, and Dude: czessaila:

vitnebbs:

enraged-sapphic:
marvelmoviefan48:


gothdesss:


pinky–heart:

alfrhedoo:

nothing–breaks-like-a-heart:

ressila:

lacinari:

ixpaloa:

cyber-shopping–addiction:

🌟THE MOST ICONIC LAMPS ON SALE!! SALE UP 50% OFF! 🌟
SALE ENDS SOON!
***USE COUPON CODE: TUMBLR FOR AN EXTRA DISCOUNT***
–> GET THE 16 DIFFERENT COLORS MOON LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE LED LIGHTS ROSE LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE FULL MOON LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE PINK CHERRY BLOSSOM LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE CAT LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE PHOTOS CLIP STRING LIGHT HERE <–
–> GET THE MAGICAL CLOUD LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE DIY LETTERS LIGHT BOX LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE MOON LAMP KEYCHAIN HERE <–
–> GET THE SPIRITED AWAY LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE STITCH LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE ASTRONAUT LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE MAGIC BOOK LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE LED UNICORN LAMP HERE <–

I really badly need this to my new room.

Love the moon lamp. My girlfriend got me one for my birthday & it’s beautiful. Highly recommend it. So pretty & relaxing. It can be the white moon like shown or a harvest orange.

*casually reblogs this so i don’t lose it*

I have the moon and it’s the best thing ever. Such a good night light

It looks amazing! I really recommend.

Got one just like this as an anniversary gift & it’s honestly the most meaningful, beautiful, precious gift I’ve ever received .. “I love you to the moon & back” 🌕🥺❤️ highly recommend getting for someone special. It’s comforting when it gets dark.

Okay the magic book lamp is really cool.


*also casually reblogs so i don’t loose it*


THE MOON IS AMAZING GUY’S BUY IT

*wants half of the amazing lights on here and also casually reblogs to save*hey, it’s too cool not to reblog.

Dude….. these are way cool…. reblogging to come back and get half of them

czessaila: vitnebbs: enraged-sapphic: marvelmoviefan48: gothdesss: pinky–heart: alfrhedoo: nothing–breaks-like-a-heart: ressila: l...

Best Friend, Fucking, and Jedi: Unknown to Kenobi, he was also being rigorously hunted ortured several Jedi in order to find kenobi's whereabouts, and sparing no expense to do This would work to Vader's disadvantage, however cupcakeshakesnake: thesouthernjedi: roachpatrol: ghostymcspooky: soloontherocks: notanotherreyloblog: thebaconsandwichofregret: azumariko: he was on TATOOINE you fucking loser Obi-Wan can find an invisible planet hidden by a devious Sith Lord, Anakin can’t find his ex-best friend on his own home planet while the guy is still using his own damn name. I know we give Obi-wan a lot of shit for leaving Luke with his real surname but Anakin really is that stupid the perfect hiding place: the sandiest fucking planet that anakin would never set foot on again I’d like to remind everyone again that it’s literally canon that Vader can’t step foot on Tatooine because the desert gets into his creaky old man robot joints and makes his suit break down aka the sand is coarse, rough, irritating, and gets everywhere i  d o n t  l i k e  s a n d okay but what if everyone was like ‘vader, kenobi’s on tattooine. he’s obviously on tattooine. he’s been there for years. he’s just right fucking there, we all know it.’ and vader is just desperately shaking down jedi like they’re magic eight-balls and he wants a better fortune. like ‘no i don’t like that try again’.  kenobi’s just sitting there in his pile of sand like a smug fucking bastard. he doesn’t need to hide jack shit. he went to the tattooine board of tourism and got them to print up flyers that say ‘COME TO TATTOOINE, WE HAVE SAND’ and luke is probably going to be safe until his midlife fucking crisis at this rate. palpatine finds vader aimlessly checking behind pieces of furniture in some shitty space motel on kamino ‘he’s on tattooine,’ palpatine says.  ‘nuh uh,’ vader says, and peers under a couch. peers under a couch This is the best Star Wars post I have read in a while.
Best Friend, Fucking, and Jedi: Unknown to Kenobi, he was also being rigorously hunted
 ortured several Jedi in order to
 find kenobi's whereabouts, and sparing no expense to do
 This would work to Vader's disadvantage, however
cupcakeshakesnake:

thesouthernjedi:

roachpatrol:

ghostymcspooky:

soloontherocks:

notanotherreyloblog:

thebaconsandwichofregret:

azumariko:

he was on TATOOINE you fucking loser

Obi-Wan can find an invisible planet hidden by a devious Sith Lord, Anakin can’t find his ex-best friend on his own home planet while the guy is still using his own damn name.
I know we give Obi-wan a lot of shit for leaving Luke with his real surname but Anakin really is that stupid

the perfect hiding place: the sandiest fucking planet that anakin would never set foot on again

I’d like to remind everyone again that it’s literally canon that Vader can’t step foot on Tatooine because the desert gets into his creaky old man robot joints and makes his suit break down
aka the sand is coarse, rough, irritating, and gets everywhere 

i  d o n t  l i k e  s a n d

okay but what if everyone was like ‘vader, kenobi’s on tattooine. he’s obviously on tattooine. he’s been there for years. he’s just right fucking there, we all know it.’ and vader is just desperately shaking down jedi like they’re magic eight-balls and he wants a better fortune. like ‘no i don’t like that try again’. 
kenobi’s just sitting there in his pile of sand like a smug fucking bastard. he doesn’t need to hide jack shit. he went to the tattooine board of tourism and got them to print up flyers that say ‘COME TO TATTOOINE, WE HAVE SAND’ and luke is probably going to be safe until his midlife fucking crisis at this rate.
palpatine finds vader aimlessly checking behind pieces of furniture in some shitty space motel on kamino
‘he’s on tattooine,’ palpatine says. 
‘nuh uh,’ vader says, and peers under a couch.


peers under a couch


This is the best Star Wars post I have read in a while.

cupcakeshakesnake: thesouthernjedi: roachpatrol: ghostymcspooky: soloontherocks: notanotherreyloblog: thebaconsandwichofregret: azuma...

Target, Tumblr, and Blog: lescheveuxoranges: I have some free time so I animated Katara waterbending
Target, Tumblr, and Blog: lescheveuxoranges:

I have some free time so I animated Katara waterbending

lescheveuxoranges: I have some free time so I animated Katara waterbending

Denny's, Disney, and Fire: halleregina Okay now that I've finally quit Denny's let me tell you guys about the bizarre fucking otherworld it is The music and the room temperature are controlled by corporate. Corporate plays a lot of pop covers of Disney princess songs I've never heard before. I now have a dance routine to the K-Pop sounding version of Let it Go. Our sign flickered fast and red and demonically for a week and the repairman said he couldn't find anything wrong with it. People did drug deals in, like, broad daylight in the middle of the parking lot multiple times a week. It's open 24/7. We had a backup generator none of us knew about until there was a massive storm one night and we looked out to see a tree knocked over and our lights the only thing on for miles. You could weather the apocalypse with no idea the apocalypse was even happening. Regular customers included: A man convinced the chemtrails are real who gave me six separate pieces of literature on the subject A little person named Kevin who told me "sometimes I call myself a dwarf when I'm feeling whimsical" An actual group of Neo-Nazis An actual Earth, Wind, and Fire cover band (they played for us) o Twins who came in separately on the same day and I thought they were one woman changing outfits rapidly for the longest time A Scottish landscaper who told us we "couldn't prove he doesn't know Simon Pegg" I have more these are just off the top of my head halleregina I can't believe I forgot two line cooks got into a really heated argument about whether Vin Diesel is bisexual or not I asked an elderly man if he wanted to use the AARP discount and he said "No, I'm not a socialist"
Denny's, Disney, and Fire: halleregina
 Okay now that I've finally quit Denny's let me tell you guys about the bizarre
 fucking otherworld it is
 The music and the room temperature are controlled by corporate.
 Corporate plays a lot of pop covers of Disney princess songs I've never
 heard before. I now have a dance routine to the K-Pop sounding version
 of Let it Go.
 Our sign flickered fast and red and demonically for a week and the
 repairman said he couldn't find anything wrong with it.
 People did drug deals in, like, broad daylight in the middle of the parking
 lot multiple times a week.
 It's open 24/7. We had a backup generator none of us knew about until
 there was a massive storm one night and we looked out to see a tree
 knocked over and our lights the only thing on for miles. You could
 weather the apocalypse with no idea the apocalypse was even
 happening.
 Regular customers included:
 A man convinced the chemtrails are real who gave me six separate
 pieces of literature on the subject
 A little person named Kevin who told me "sometimes I call myself a
 dwarf when I'm feeling whimsical"
 An actual group of Neo-Nazis
 An actual Earth, Wind, and Fire cover band (they played for us)
 o
 Twins who came in separately on the same day and I thought they
 were one woman changing outfits rapidly for the longest time
 A Scottish landscaper who told us we "couldn't prove he doesn't
 know Simon Pegg"
 I have more these are just off the top of my head
 halleregina
 I can't believe I forgot
 two line cooks got into a really heated argument about whether Vin Diesel
 is bisexual or not
 I asked an elderly man if he wanted to use the AARP discount and he
 said "No, I'm not a socialist"

Girls, Obama, and Taken: Steve Silberman @stevesilbermarn Rosaries confiscated from immigrants at the Arizona/Mexico border. [via @MikeOLoughlin] newyorker.com/ culture/photo-, く @claríssalule Remember the piles of wedding rings taken from holocaust victims and how we see it now and wonder how we ever let the violation of human rights get so far well yeah cryptid-sighting: arithanas: gaylileofigaro: This is worse. Looking at these you can tell they have no significant monetary value. They were confiscated as a fear tactic. Nothing more. This picture breaks my heart everytime it appears in my dash. It’s a fear tactic, alright but— The first one in the left corner: It’s a first communion rosary, and it’s not cheap. The black one in the first line: That’s a widow rosary and it’s old. The white one in the second line:  is a commemoration rosary. It has a miniature picture in the round part. I haven’t seen that since the 70′s. In the third line, multicolor one: It’s an Anima mundi, I have only seen those in the hands of Rosary ministery’s old ladies. The oldest ones are from the 80′s after Juan Pablo II came to Mexico for the first time. It’s one of the old ones, I know because the crucifixes are different.  The third one on the fourth line: Red and gold. The style is old, the metal is dark, that’s a 50′s rosary, probably a quinceañera one (or it’s maybe older, from the 40′s when the brides carried red roses with their offerings). The fifth one on the fourth line: It’s a quinceañera rosary with Ignatius’s tear. The style is old and in my part of Mexico is orphan girls who used it. At least it was when I was young.The third one of the fifth line: the blue one with the anchor. That one I have only seen in Veracruz and it doesn’t look new.The fifth one on the fifth line: That’s a 90′s wedding rosary. Black and white patterns were popular on that date.The fourth one on the last line: That’s a first communion rosary from the 30′s. It’s delicate and most probably silver. The rest wrench my heart too, the humble everyday rosaries with wooden beads and knots. Those are cheap and bear the wear and tear of their user handling. But those  I described are much more. Those are mother’s rosaries. Those are not just rosaries. Those are mementos, that’s the proof of their families stories. They are taking from them the only portable things they can carry to feel the connection to their families.It’s not a fear tactic. Call it like by its name.It’s dehumanization. Just want to remind everyone that the DHS janitor who saved these rosaries and photographed them started his project in the latter years of the Bush administration and finished during the latter days of the Obama administration. Just in case anyone reading naively believes this atrocity began on November 8 2016
Girls, Obama, and Taken: Steve Silberman
 @stevesilbermarn
 Rosaries confiscated from immigrants
 at the Arizona/Mexico border. [via
 @MikeOLoughlin] newyorker.com/
 culture/photo-,

 く @claríssalule
 Remember the piles of wedding rings
 taken from holocaust victims and how
 we see it now and wonder how we
 ever let the violation of human rights
 get so far well yeah
cryptid-sighting:
arithanas:

gaylileofigaro:
This is worse. Looking at these you can tell they have no significant monetary value. They were confiscated as a fear tactic. Nothing more. 
This picture breaks my heart everytime it appears in my dash. It’s a fear tactic, alright but—
The first one in the left corner: It’s a first communion rosary, and it’s not cheap.
The black one in the first line: That’s a widow rosary and it’s old.
The white one in the second line:  is a commemoration rosary. It has a miniature picture in the round part. I haven’t seen that since the 70′s.
In the third line, multicolor one: It’s an Anima mundi, I have only seen those in the hands of Rosary ministery’s old ladies. The oldest ones are from the 80′s after Juan Pablo II came to Mexico for the first time. It’s one of the old ones, I know because the crucifixes are different.  The third one on the fourth line: Red and gold. The style is old, the metal is dark, that’s a 50′s rosary, probably a quinceañera one (or it’s maybe older, from the 40′s when the brides carried red roses with their offerings).
The fifth one on the fourth line: It’s a quinceañera rosary with Ignatius’s tear. The style is old and in my part of Mexico is orphan girls who used it. At least it was when I was young.The third one of the fifth line: the blue one with the anchor. That one I have only seen in Veracruz and it doesn’t look new.The fifth one on the fifth line: That’s a 90′s wedding rosary. Black and white patterns were popular on that date.The fourth one on the last line: That’s a first communion rosary from the 30′s. It’s delicate and most probably silver. The rest wrench my heart too, the humble everyday rosaries with wooden beads and knots. Those are cheap and bear the wear and tear of their user handling. But those  I described are much more. 
Those are mother’s rosaries.
Those are not just rosaries. Those are mementos, that’s the proof of their families stories. They are taking from them the only portable things they can carry to feel the connection to their families.It’s not a fear tactic. Call it like by its name.It’s dehumanization.

Just want to remind everyone that the DHS janitor who saved these rosaries and photographed them started his project in the latter years of the Bush administration and finished during the latter days of the Obama administration.
Just in case anyone reading naively believes this atrocity began on November 8 2016

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Curving, Fashion, and Head: Pendulum financialeconomicsexplainedus: POSTED:  10/09/2019 The Stock market, as well as the overall economy, moves between a boom and bust cycle - it basically moves between growth and value investing - it is that simple! After a recession, when the whole stock market cycle, the business cycle and the credit cycle have gone bust:  interest rates are low to super low, the Fed is trying to stimulate the economy - Investors start to look at Growth Stocks/ Growth-Oriented Mutual Funds (a growth stock is one that generally averages about 20% growth per year along with the technology sectors like semiconductors and Biotech/Pharmaceuticals)….. Small Cap stocks/Mutual Funds also take off - money is cheap to borrow to fund R&D, marketing expenses, etc. But Value stocks/Mutual Funds also start to rise:  A RISING TIDE LIFTS ALL BOATS - was the 90′s moniker! Hence, the market starts to take off:  as markets start to heat up and the economy starts to OVERHEAT - the Fed starts to raise interests to COOL the market down - like in November 1999 - the Fed had raised the Federal Funds rate way up to a whopping 6.5% to try and cool down the economy and to put a damper on the Dot.com Boom - fueled stock market!  Those who forget history do not recall that the yield curve inverted in 1998; the Federal Funds rate was too high in 1999 (FYI side note:  the “average” technology mutual fund in 1999 was up 100%!!!!!!!!!!!! by years’ end)  Guess what?  The whole market crashed in April 2000! So from that time to about mid-June 2000 - the market went nowhere!   Value investing and investing in Bonds (like Intermediate and Long-term Treasury Bonds (backed by the full faith of the US government) went up from June 2000 to December 2000 (Berkshire Hathaway A shares went up over 85% that year within 6 months!).  Warren Buffet?  Look him up!  Treasuries also did extremely well - like one “Talking Head” has been quoted as saying - “There is always a Bull Market somewhere”…… And the whole process starts over again from a boom to bust cycle, about every 10 years or so……the Real Estate Market moves in a boom to bust cycle about every 7 years…. MY OPINION – stay the course with Value-oriented Investing:  it works in both up and down markets!  A mix of Value Mutual Funds and Treasury Bond Mutual Funds weather ALL storms - OVER THE LONG HAUL - and yes, expect a few hiccups along the way too LOL!)….Exchange Traded Funds (ETF’s) investing will work too - but, I like Mutual Funds - the minimums are $3,000.00 however (at least) to start investing in a SINGLE fund.  DO YOUR RESEARCH/DUE DILIGENCE ON THE WEB and also on YOU TUBE! Guys - the overall stock market climbs in a stair-step fashion:  up, then sideways/down and then up again!  Invest for the long term (like 30-50+ years)….YOU WILL BE A WINNER!  Be it an investment account or a retirement account or BOTH:  like a personal investment account and a ROTH IRA or an employer-sponsored 401k Plan along with a personal investment account. Dollar-Cost Average your contributions to personal investment/ROTH accounts; that is invest the same $ amount each and every month - regardless, whether the market is up or down!  Ignore the noise!  Ignore the Talking Heads”. CURRENT MARKET :  MY OPINION Me personally, I am accumulating cash and letting my current investment portfolio just ride along with this geo-politically fueled/baseless rate cut economic environment …Impeachment talks, China Trade War escalation, Iran concerns, Saudi Arabia bombings, Japan-South Korea tensions as well as renewed North Korea tension over prior failed talks, the American Farmers plight due to the trade war, negative return/yield rates on European Bonds, Brexit concerns, a dollar that is too strong, etc. When American companies start to cut back, lay people off, these people can not keep spending to keep GDP/the economy growing, then these people can not pay their mortgages/auto loans/credit cards….Will it be “somewhat” similar to 2008… all over again? I have no professional opinion nor do I have a crystal ball – Maybe the FED will engineer a “SOFT” Landing”…..this time: they never did in the past when “Bubbles” Greenspan or “Helicopter Ben” Bernake were FEDERAL RESERVE CHAIRMEN. THOSE THAT FORGET HISTORY ARE DOOMED TO REPEAT IT…. Flash
Curving, Fashion, and Head: Pendulum
financialeconomicsexplainedus:
POSTED:  10/09/2019
The Stock market, as well as the overall economy, moves between a boom and bust cycle - it basically moves between growth and value investing - it is that simple!
After a recession, when the whole stock market cycle, the business cycle and the credit cycle have gone bust:  interest rates are low to super low, the Fed is trying to stimulate the economy - Investors start to look at Growth Stocks/ Growth-Oriented Mutual Funds (a growth stock is one that generally averages about 20% growth per year along with the technology sectors like semiconductors and Biotech/Pharmaceuticals)….. Small Cap stocks/Mutual Funds also take off - money is cheap to borrow to fund R&D, marketing expenses, etc. 
But Value stocks/Mutual Funds also start to rise:  A RISING TIDE LIFTS ALL BOATS - was the 90′s moniker!
Hence, the market starts to take off:  as markets start to heat up and the economy starts to OVERHEAT - the Fed starts to raise interests to COOL the market down - like in November 1999 - the Fed had raised the Federal Funds rate way up to a whopping 6.5% to try and cool down the economy and to put a damper on the Dot.com Boom - fueled stock market!  
Those who forget history do not recall that the yield curve inverted in 1998; the Federal Funds rate was too high in 1999 (FYI side note:  the “average” technology mutual fund in 1999 was up 100%!!!!!!!!!!!! by years’ end)  Guess what?  The whole market crashed in April 2000!
So from that time to about mid-June 2000 - the market went nowhere!   Value investing and investing in Bonds (like Intermediate and Long-term Treasury Bonds (backed by the full faith of the US government) went up from June 2000 to December 2000 (Berkshire Hathaway A shares went up over 85% that year within 6 months!).  Warren Buffet?  Look him up!  Treasuries also did extremely well - like one “Talking Head” has been quoted as saying - “There is always a Bull Market somewhere”……
And the whole process starts over again from a boom to bust cycle, about every 10 years or so……the Real Estate Market moves in a boom to bust cycle about every 7 years….
MY OPINION – stay the course with Value-oriented Investing:  it works in both up and down markets!  A mix of Value Mutual Funds and Treasury Bond Mutual Funds weather ALL storms - OVER THE LONG HAUL - and yes, expect a few hiccups along the way too LOL!)….Exchange Traded Funds (ETF’s) investing will work too - but, I like Mutual Funds - the minimums are $3,000.00 however (at least) to start investing in a SINGLE fund.  DO YOUR RESEARCH/DUE DILIGENCE ON THE WEB and also on YOU TUBE!
Guys - the overall stock market climbs in a stair-step fashion:  up, then sideways/down and then up again!  Invest for the long term (like 30-50+ years)….YOU WILL BE A WINNER!  Be it an investment account or a retirement account or BOTH:  like a personal investment account and a ROTH IRA or an employer-sponsored 401k Plan along with a personal investment account.
Dollar-Cost Average your contributions to personal investment/ROTH accounts; that is invest the same $ amount each and every month - regardless, whether the market is up or down!  Ignore the noise!  Ignore the Talking Heads”.
CURRENT MARKET :  MY OPINION
Me personally, I am accumulating cash and letting my current investment portfolio just ride along with this geo-politically fueled/baseless rate cut economic environment …Impeachment talks, China Trade War escalation, Iran concerns, Saudi Arabia bombings, Japan-South Korea tensions as well as renewed North Korea tension over prior failed talks, the American Farmers plight due to the trade war, negative return/yield rates on European Bonds, Brexit concerns, a dollar that is too strong, etc.
When American companies start to cut back, lay people off, these people can not keep spending to keep GDP/the economy growing, then these people can not pay their mortgages/auto loans/credit cards….Will it be “somewhat” similar to 2008… all over again? 
I have no professional opinion nor do I have a crystal ball – Maybe the FED will engineer a “SOFT” Landing”…..this time: they never did in the past when “Bubbles” Greenspan or “Helicopter Ben” Bernake were FEDERAL RESERVE CHAIRMEN.
THOSE THAT FORGET HISTORY ARE DOOMED TO REPEAT IT….
Flash

financialeconomicsexplainedus: POSTED:  10/09/2019 The Stock market, as well as the overall economy, moves between a boom and bust cycle - i...

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Beautiful, Birthday, and Gif: enraged-sapphic:

marvelmoviefan48:

gothdesss:

pinky–heart:
alfrhedoo:

nothing–breaks-like-a-heart:

ressila:

lacinari:

ixpaloa:

cyber-shopping–addiction:

🌟THE MOST ICONIC LAMPS ON SALE!! SALE UP 50% OFF! 🌟
SALE ENDS SOON!
***USE COUPON CODE: TUMBLR FOR AN EXTRA DISCOUNT***
–> GET THE 16 DIFFERENT COLORS MOON LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE LED LIGHTS ROSE LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE FULL MOON LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE PINK CHERRY BLOSSOM LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE CAT LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE PHOTOS CLIP STRING LIGHT HERE <–
–> GET THE MAGICAL CLOUD LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE DIY LETTERS LIGHT BOX LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE MOON LAMP KEYCHAIN HERE <–
–> GET THE SPIRITED AWAY LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE STITCH LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE ASTRONAUT LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE MAGIC BOOK LAMP HERE <–
–> GET THE LED UNICORN LAMP HERE <–

I really badly need this to my new room.

Love the moon lamp. My girlfriend got me one for my birthday & it’s beautiful. Highly recommend it. So pretty & relaxing. It can be the white moon like shown or a harvest orange.

*casually reblogs this so i don’t lose it*

I have the moon and it’s the best thing ever. Such a good night light

It looks amazing! I really recommend.

Got one just like this as an anniversary gift & it’s honestly the most meaningful, beautiful, precious gift I’ve ever received .. “I love you to the moon & back” 🌕🥺❤️ highly recommend getting for someone special. It’s comforting when it gets dark.

Okay the magic book lamp is really cool.

*also casually reblogs so i don’t loose it*

THE MOON IS AMAZING GUY’S BUY IT

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