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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 10:52 PM

Re: Bill Gross and Pimco

I couldn't remember 1993 . So I googled (strong dollar 1993) on the internet. Then I googled our board.

We sure had some interesting posts during those time periods.

I do remember the fall of 2007 thru 2008.

Neither of [more]

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 12:22 PM

Re: Bill Gross and Pimco

I sold my templpleton emerging market income fund. I Have been taking my withdrawals from Vanguard's junk bond fund rather than my money market. Took the last of it today and sent A little more than usual to the IRS. No more bonds are bonds [more]

Fri Sep 26

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 12:26 PM

Bill Gross and Pimco

Is it just me? Has Bill Gross just put a knife in the back of PIMCO?

Thu Sep 25

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 7:44 PM

companies holding dollars overseas

Hey Naj!

I find myself thinking about all the money US corporations have stashed overseas rather then pay taxes on it.

Is that money stashed in US dollars or in the currency of the country they are calling home.

How does [more]

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 6:11 PM

Re: Watching the market

I have been looking at charts and today was ugly. SP500 and Nasdaq broke 50 day moving averages and MACD's pointed open and down.Small caps are sitting at last Mays low, if they keep going down, that won't be good.

I got smacked on the head [more]

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 3:19 PM

Watching the market

I always think I am mentally prepared for a correction. I have the TV on but the sound turned off.I am supposed to be cleaning the fridge today. There is a odd smell in there. Instead, I wander into the front room to watch Numbers change. It is kind [more]

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 11:39 AM

Re: A Different Time

thank you, Jim. I am thankful my mother had the foresight to write down her story. I miss my parents, the book is a comfort.

Sun Sep 21

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 7:56 PM

Home Depot Credit Card Breach

I just got a Dear Valued Customer letter from Home Depot offering me :

"We are offering customers who used a payment card at a Home Depot store in 2014, from April on, 12 months of free identity protection services, including credit [more]

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 6:34 PM

Re: BABA

Justs for fun I had a small limit order out there and didn't change it as the IPO opening dragged on. When I saw where it might open, i was glad it wasn't a market order.

I am glad I watched financial tv through the open and a bit beyond. It [more]

Tue Sep 16

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 9:02 AM

Calpers to exit hedge funds

"The California Public Employees’ Retirement System plans to divest the entire $4 billion that it has with hedge funds, saying they’re too expensive and complex."

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Mon Sep 15

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 10:26 PM

Re: gild and the free market

I just logged onto my brokerage account and canceled my limit order on GILD. Between the slow grind down on many stocks and GILD's new licensing plans, I will wait.

I have low limit orders on VNR, MBLY.

I am thinking about a low [more]

Fri Sep 12

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 2:04 PM

oak

I bought this at 50.00 a couple weeks ago for the dividend. I thought it would be my most risky purchase. at this minute it is my only stock in the green and has been green the last three days. Not a lot, but green.

Thu Sep 11

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 11:28 AM

My IPad has arrived

I think I paid close to 3000.00 for my last big desktop and loaded with software, so I could work from home, back in the 90's. Its hard to believe that I have more communication, better applications for a fraction of the cost.

I have loved [more]

Tue Sep 9

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 8:04 AM

Forbes: BP trial of company men

"But could the Macondo project, a $1 billion undertaking for BP, really hinge on the interpretation of a single pressure test by one individual?"

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Mon Sep 8

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 11:15 AM

Re: Pulled Pork

The fat separating method they use is a new idea for me. I have to try it.

Sun Sep 7

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 9:25 PM

Howard Marks: Risk Revisited

http://news.morningstar.com/articlenet/SubmissionsArticle.as...

There was a front page article by Howard Marks , Chairman of Oaktree where [more]

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 2:31 PM

Alibaba IPO

Jim Cramer has written and tweeted that this Alibaba IPO is going to suck money out of the high growth stocks and other IPO's.

He used words like "there has been an IPO plague.

He says there is not enough money coming into the [more]

Sat Sep 6

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 1:07 PM

Re: stock charts:Arms Candle Stick

It put me off for a couple years.

Now I only "trade" stocks with a ton of volume. I prefer over a million.

One of the younger traders was giving a lecture and threw up a chart where the volume was only in the 300,000 [more]

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 12:56 PM

Re: AA

I sold after it bounced of 13.00 a couple times.

I looked at it a couple times when it had its recent pullback but didn't buy it back.

good for you for holding on. Let your winners run.

Fri Sep 5

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 11:59 AM

Re: gild and the free market

I am happy with this trade. By the time it occurred to me to watch the fall, to see it bounce, it already had.

Shoot, this was much to exciting to watch at dawn, before my first cup of coffee.

I appear to be about 50% cash and light [more]

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Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool
Board Posts 6035
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