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Carpian replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 6:59 PM

Re: TRUE?

On the Negative side
1. CA dealer association filed a lawsuit recently.. doesnt look much impactful, but jury is out on this.


Just read about that this morning. I actually view that as a positive. It means the dealers are [more]

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Carpian replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 1:01 AM

Re: NGVC - Natural Grocers

I've been in and out and back into this one over the past year--so far profitably. Since there are none in my area, I hadn't been inside a store until a quick trip this past weekend:

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Wed May 20

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Carpian replied to the Value Hounds board. 11:53 PM

Re: Once in a Blue Moon Update

I'd also like to figure out some quality companies in renewable energy & batteries to look into.

They do more than batteries, but a major player in automotive batteries is Johnson Controls (JCI).

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Carpian posted to the Alyce Lomax board. 11:26 PM

Johnson Controls article

Positive article on Johnson Controls at Seeking Alpha by Chuck Carnevale, who I believe is a former TMFer. He's billing it as a good "dividend growth" stock, which is what I'm interested in these days.

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Carpian posted to the Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cott. board. 12:53 AM

Store visit

I finally made it into one of their stores (Eugene, OR) this past weekend while visiting family on vacation. By and large, it was about what I expected from looking at their website, except maybe a little bigger store. I didn't make a thorough [more]

Mon May 18

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Carpian replied to the Stock Advisor boards. 6:33 PM

Wed May 13

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Fri May 8

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Carpian replied to the Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cott. board. 10:50 AM

Re: Results out

And to continue my fixation on comps, in the CC they hinted that April comps were looking better.

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Carpian replied to the Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cott. board. 10:46 AM

Re: Results out

It's happened a bit too fast for me. I just went to put an order at 24 and found out it's already been there. I put in the order anyway, though if it hits it again it may fall through.

Overall the earnings report looked good to me [more]

Thu May 7

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Carpian posted to the Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cott. board. 11:12 PM

Results out

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/natural-grocers-vitamin-cottag...

I'll admit to being probably too singularly focused on comps, but I was [more]

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Tue May 5

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Carpian replied to the Value Hounds board. 9:51 PM

Re: WP Carey

What things like 2008 illustrate is that if you draw close to the average return, you might think you will be OK, but in fact, when there is a big downturn, you will be drawing out capital that you need to make the recovery.

If you've [more]

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Carpian replied to the Rule Your Retirement boards. 9:22 PM

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Carpian replied to the Value Hounds board. 1:15 AM

Re: WP Carey

The only trouble with that is the 4% will probably lose purchasing power over time. So it may still pay you the same amount, but your costs rise due to inflation.

Most versions of the "4% rule" include some sort of provision [more]

Mon May 4

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Sun May 3

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