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Thu Dec 18

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 3:07 PM

Re: Uber

"you can't force me to use one".

I used to feel that way about credit cards. Didn't own one, didn't want one.

Eventually I was forced to get one so I could travel for work. I couldn't book a hotel in seattle without [more]

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 12:36 PM

Re: Uber

Teddy, you're not the only person in the world who doesn't own a smart phone. I think until AngelMay might be the other person.

I love my smart phone and my iPad I would give up cable before I gave These up.using Siri to type gives me weird [more]

Tue Dec 16

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 2:09 PM

I'm having a birthday

I am trying to ignore that I am another year older. My daughter brings me flowers to say Happy birthday. She says, "you don't seem to excited".
It is hard to pretend. I heard "Happy Health day" for the first time today. that [more]

Mon Dec 15

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 8:26 AM

Living in a resource state

I've kind of lost track of the various boom bust cycles I Lived through growing up in Alaska. One I won't forget is 1986 when the price of oil went to $12 a barrel.there were so many hard luck stories! Neighbors losing their homes, their jobs. In [more]

Sat Dec 6

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 8:40 AM

Uber

while taking the ferry over to Seattle last August a fellow passenger told me that he had started using Uber to get around Seattle. While still on the Ferry I signed up, and sent an email to my daughter about it.

My daughter uses it all the [more]

Thu Dec 4

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 5:45 PM

rant # 15

To NBC:

There is a West Coast. There are time zones. Figure it out!

Thanks
Irritated-in-Washington-State

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 5:43 PM

Re: Year-to-year progress

I get it now, you two are talking Basketball.

While I COULD order a magic decoder ring , I will watch Downton Abby Reruns instead.

Wed Dec 3

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 8:40 PM

Hindenburg Omen

http://seekingalpha.com/article/2724795-black-friday-hindenb...

I'm seeing this omen written about tonight. Apparently flashing [more]

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

GILD and the free market

Late Oct it made 52 week high.
Has fallen ever since.

You might call it sideways for the last two weeks. Before I get excited again it has to break 104 ish.

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 2:10 PM

Re: Year-to-year progress

Ha! I only trade in my IRA. I don't have to pay taxes on it till I take a withdrawal from my IRA and I can control that.

okay that was sort of a lie.

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 11:17 AM

Re: Year-to-year progress

Speaking of CELG it looks to me like a negative divergence building.

This is where I get torn between let the winners run and take my profits.I guess I'll just try to pay attention.

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 9:56 AM

Year-to-year progress

I was looking at my year-to-year growth on Vanguard when I noticed they had a few new charts and tables to view your progress. It could've been there for a while and I just never noticed them. Anyway I created a table of monthly profits and losses [more]

Tue Dec 2

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 1:31 PM

Apple antitrust case

Whenever my daughter mentions a stock story my ears kind of perk up. She doesn't follow the stock market. But this case is kind of a big deal.I read the Bloomberg story, and they just mentioned it on financial TV.

Anyone paying attention to [more]

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 11:50 AM

Re: BP Shell

Just to be clear, I wouldn't even consider a purchase of BP at this minute.I did take a small position on XLe that I'm going to tryand keep an eye on.

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 11:24 AM

BP Shell

BPis spiking. Just got an alert from SeekingAlpha that there is trader chatter that Shell is trying to buy a BP. I have no idea if this is true but it appears BP is acting differently then other top oil companies.regardless this is a situation where [more]

Mon Dec 1

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 12:44 PM

Hedging oil

I had a programmer friend who worked at Alaska Airlines who explained to me how successful the oil traders were who hedged at Alaska Airlines. I've had the VIP tour at BP where I saw The big room where all the oil traders work. I guess I'm surprised [more]

Wed Nov 26

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 1:47 PM

Unsettled funds

I have gotten a new warning message lately from Vanguard. It says I am using unsettled funds to do this transaction. It seems to take several days for funds to settle. The warning goes on to say it is a SEC a violation. In the past, I could trade [more]

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 12:39 PM

Thanksgiving

I still count my blessings, I consider myself lucky.

One of my blessings is that I don't live in the same town as my brothers, whom I have to appease with artery clogging ,time-consuming dishes.

Instead I will join fellow Food Bank [more]

Tue Nov 25

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 2:50 PM

Re: Are We Having Fun Yet?

Speaking of breakouts, Alcoa looks like a pretty strong break out after several months of sideways and/or down action. It's another one to ponder

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 1:04 PM

Re: Are We Having Fun Yet?

I looked at the weekly chart of BA, that is an interesting chart. I am going to have to ponder that chart. Wonder what sectors NaJ has that he's having an up day while I'm having a down day.

Hey naj, are you still holding onto your GILD. [more]

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