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Thu Mar 20

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BilboBaggins replied to the Investing Beginners board. 7:45 PM

Re: Starting Over Again

When I was in the service a few of my guys asked me for financial advice. I generally advised them that if they had any thoughts of putting money into the market to invest in a 500 Index fund for the first three years. Build up a base from which to [more]

Tue Mar 18

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BilboBaggins commented on an article. 1:44 PM

10 Great Books on American Economic History

Conceived in Liberty - Murray Rothbard

Mon Mar 17

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BilboBaggins replied to the Stock Advisor boards. 10:31 AM

Thu Mar 13

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BilboBaggins replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 10:35 PM

Re: Out of thre mouths of babes.

OMG! He is right!

Mon Mar 3

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BilboBaggins replied to the Stock Advisor boards. 11:59 PM

Sun Mar 2

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BilboBaggins replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 12:11 AM

Re: Times change.

I remember staying up way past my bedtime one summer night at my grandmothers house and watching Johnny do that skit. It was the funniest thing I had ever seen.

Fri Feb 28

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BilboBaggins replied to the Apple board. 7:02 PM

Re: But what about profit? (Shareholder meeting)

How long have you held AAPL? It has performed OK for me in the two years that I've owned it but it is one of the safest stocks in the market and has a decent future ahead of it.

Tue Feb 18

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BilboBaggins replied to the Beer Brewing for Fools board. 4:54 PM

Re: Judging tonight...yay

The movie Angel's Share is on Netflix. Its about whiskey tasting but it was very good. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Angels'_Share

Sat Feb 15

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BilboBaggins replied to the Investing Beginners board. 10:24 PM

Re: DIVENDED INCOME STOCKS

I have a scottrade account. My dividends do not go into the stocks I own. You can make a selection when you buy the stock, whether or not to reinvest dividends. Call the office and ask them to walk you through it the fist time. It is simple.

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BilboBaggins commented on an article. 8:24 PM

The Supreme Court May Soon Take Away This Important Right

Corporate executives should just be given freedom of speech like the rest of us. Let them make predictions. Let them speak to investors without having a lawyer edit every word they say. Let them speak without fear that every word

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Tue Feb 11

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BilboBaggins replied to the Apple board. 12:56 PM

Re: How much will 700 jobs cost AZ?

The better question is how much is this costing California. I am sure it would be convenient for Apple to have a plant near their home base here in CA. But the government of this state has been driving businesses to Arizona for years. Only the [more]

Sat Feb 8

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BilboBaggins replied to the Income Investor boards. 2:50 PM

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BilboBaggins replied to the Investing Beginners board. 2:24 PM

Re: Implementing the Fool Strategy

If stocks make you anxious then mutual funds are better suited for you. There is no majic formula, though. The model portfolio looks very reasonably to me. Whatever you do avoid things that will keep you up at night.

When I was in the [more]

Fri Feb 7

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BilboBaggins replied to the Stock Advisor boards. 11:16 AM

Thu Feb 6

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BilboBaggins replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 10:48 PM

Re: Keeping up with the Joneses

I clicked on that just as it passed over the Hawaiian islands. I could see my old home almost.

Wed Feb 5

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BilboBaggins replied to the Investing Beginners board. 11:40 PM

Re: Guidance on US Investing for a Foreigner

Investing should not be a pain in the ass. But beginning to invest ought to be a challenging learning experience. Otherwise, everyone would be good at it.

I suspect that if you can invest in the UK, you can find plenty of good investments [more]

Wed Jan 29

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BilboBaggins posted to the Apple User's Group board. 8:12 PM

Pages

I am using my word processor Pages now. I can't get it to stop automatically creating numbered lists for me. I'd like to be able to start a paragraph with A. or 1. without the next line popping up B. or 2.

I click on the numbered list box [more]

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BilboBaggins replied to the All things Sci-Fi board. 4:41 PM

Re: Oblivion

Just added this to my Netflix list based on this recommendation. Thanks

Wed Jan 22

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BilboBaggins replied to the Investing Beginners board. 12:40 AM

Re: Neophyte question: brokerage vs IRA equity types

I can tell you my preference. I put about half my tax advantaged retirement money in 500 Index or similar funds. I also add individual stocks that I can feel quite certain that I would not touch for 10 or more years. That includes BRK-B and I added [more]

Mon Jan 20

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BilboBaggins posted to the Income Investor boards. 3:18 AM

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