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Fri May 1

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Carpian replied to the Rule Your Retirement boards. 10:45 AM

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Carpian replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 10:27 AM

Re: How to adjust GAAP EPS for share based comp

Robert J. Ringer (Winning Through Intimidation and Looking Out For #1) says that life is a game where we keep score with dollars.

Wow--I'll agree that life can be viewed as game, especially by those of us lucky enough to be affluent [more]

Wed Apr 29

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Carpian replied to the Stock Advisor boards. 10:28 AM

Sun Apr 19

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Carpian replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 9:09 PM

Re: Growth rates, P/E, and PEG

Great discussion! Ears, you touched on this briefly earlier, but I wonder if you could say more about how this applies to companies like APPL and COST that are borrowing money to pay dividends (since they have big piles of cash overseas and would [more]

Sun Apr 12

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Carpian replied to the Rule Your Retirement boards. 10:19 AM

Wed Apr 8

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Carpian replied to the Stock Advisor boards. 11:06 PM

Sun Apr 5

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Carpian replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 9:32 PM

Re: Let's talk about Under Armour

One selection criterium: Buy high volatility stocks on big drops (>25%), low volatility on small drops (5% to 10%). More art than science! ;)

There are TA indicators (I like weekly RSI) that will put the stock's movement in the [more]

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Carpian replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 2:00 PM

Re: Let's talk about Under Armour

One way I have of overcoming this difficulty is to wait for the big drop before investing in fast growers.

I've been working on developing that strategy (for a small part of my port where I am willing to take on more risk), but it is [more]

Sat Mar 28

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Carpian replied to the Starbucks Corporation board. 4:04 PM

Re: Split question

SMC22,

I wish you the best, but honestly, coming to the TMF Starbucks board, which is inhabited mainly by long-term investors, and asking "Should I buy before or after the split?", is: 1) not likely to yield a knowledgeable answer [more]

Thu Mar 19

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Wed Mar 4

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Thu Feb 19

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Carpian replied to the Value Hounds board. 12:04 AM

Re: If I was going to trade stocks: the gap-fill

If you google "what percentage of gaps fill" you can find some studies, and the numbers thrown around for what percentage of gaps fill seem to be around 90%. Of course, how can you say that a gap will not fill, unless you can see the [more]

Tue Feb 17

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Sat Feb 14

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Thu Feb 12

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Mon Feb 2

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Thu Jan 22

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Carpian replied to the Alyce Lomax board. 10:38 AM

Re: does SRI really exist?

When I purchase shares of PM, not a penny goes to PM, so I am not enabling their mission.

Agreed, in the most literal sense. What does happen, though, is that you align your own personal financial well-being with theirs. You want your [more]

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