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Tue Dec 16

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:13 PM

Re: Apple Stops Russian Online Sales

Milligram46 writes:
Could be massive implications here.

I guess you're right. A population suddenly deprived of a way to purchase new iPhones might do just about anything. What can be done?

-IGU-

Wed Dec 10

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ItsGoingUp posted to the Political Asylum board. 9:23 PM

Torture rant at Stonekettle Station

Jim Wright lays it out:
http://www.stonekettle.com/2014/12/the-road-to-hell.html

It’s even worse than we thought....

We wanted the people who attacked us
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ItsGoingUp replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 1:07 PM

Re: TSLA

XMFBreakerTinker wrote:
A Tesla S is the finest car in the world without any reservation, and also an enormous value standing on its own in comparison to the substitutes. It has the power of a high end Ferrari, the size of a large SUV, the [more]

Tue Dec 9

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:44 PM

Re: ACLU: Pardon Bush/Cheney for War Crimes?

A pardon just after hanging might be an option some could support?

-IGU-

Sun Dec 7

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Apple board. 1:50 AM

Re: quick ques about appl

It will fluctuate.

-IGU-

Fri Dec 5

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:03 PM

Re: A Little Historical Perspective:

CC33 wrote:
when you can't cite the comments

Let's just say that I choose to trust my memory and am not willing to put in the work to verify it in this case. I generally cite facts when they're important. This really isn't. If you [more]

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:11 AM

Re: A Little Historical Perspective:

CC33 writes:
That's flat out wrong. And you can prove that to yourself by trying to find any post where I said that.

With the search function here? And given that people can have any post of theirs pulled when they're wrong? No, [more]

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Apple board. 12:27 AM

Re: Very Disturbing...

Of course if you're getting your information from the Wall St. Journal you're going to end up misinformed.

Here's what Gruber has to say:
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Thu Dec 4

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:20 PM

Re: A Little Historical Perspective:

spirach2 wrote:
This one, from Commoncents33 on 5/19/09, jumped out at me.... CAGR since then? A little better than 18%.

You have to remember that CC33 has stated on multiple occasions that he doesn't understand how people can [more]

Mon Dec 1

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Apple board. 5:56 PM

Re: Apple tumbles

Horrors! AAPL is all the way down to just above where it closed on the 19th, all of seven trading days ago.

Sell! Sell!

-IGU-

Sat Nov 29

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Retirement Investing board. 4:21 AM

Re: investing social security checks

TroySR71 wrote:
Even with my revised numbers, I would still take SS at 66.

No, you don't end up with more money taking SS later, at least not if you can invest reasonably. Taking SS later is insurance for if you outlive your [more]

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Value Hounds board. 4:11 AM

Re: TSLA

TMFSandman wrote:
Tesla won't be making their own batteries until the Gigafactory is up and running some time around 2020.

2016 to start. 2020 is for "full production". The Model 3 is currently scheduled for 2017 [more]

Tue Nov 25

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ItsGoingUp posted to the Vegetarian and Vegan Fools board. 1:47 AM

Non Sequitur

http://www.gocomics.com/nonsequitur/2014/11/20

Works for me!

-IGU-

Tue Nov 18

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Retirement Investing board. 7:46 PM

Re: Pro Portfolio

joelxwil wrote:
Some years ago in one of their model portfolios, they took a position in 3Com. The stock doubled, then went down and they finally sold it at a loss. Really pathetic.

Oh, come on. Who of us hasn't done something [more]

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ItsGoingUp posted to the Tesla Motors board. 1:59 AM

Get a Model S cheap!

Or at least for a bit less money:
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1095489_tesla-model-s-sh...
The loaners that [more]

Mon Nov 17

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ItsGoingUp posted to the Tesla Motors board. 11:03 PM

Origin of Tesla Motors

Interesting read:
http://www.businessinsider.com/tesla-the-origin-story-2014-1...
Martin Eberhard, Marc Tarpenning, Malcolm Smith, and the others who started it all. [more]

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ItsGoingUp replied to the First World Problems board. 8:57 PM

Re: Going to College Overseas

One of my kids just started school in October in the UK. I haven't yet figured out the best way to get spending money to him without frictional losses. I paid the first slug of tuition using a wire transfer to USForex (cost $30), which then turned [more]

Sun Nov 16

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Retirement Investing board. 11:53 AM

Re: Roth conversion on RMD not allowed

It is a First World problem...

Absolutely. Make money. Pay taxes. Rejoice!

-IGU-

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ItsGoingUp replied to the iOS help: iPhone iPad iPod touch board. 11:39 AM

Re: iPhone6 warm->hot

If you want to troubleshoot it yourself, swap phones. If not, see about a genius bar appointment. I'd worry, especially if you're seeing unusually short battery life on your phone.

-IGU-

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ItsGoingUp posted to the Tesla Motors board. 11:01 AM

Fortune on choosing the gigafactory site

Interesting article on how the gigafactory competition went:
http://fortune.com/inside-elon-musks-billion-dollar-gigafact...

Lots of wheeling and [more]

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