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KBGlenn replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:46 PM

Re: OT: Mi Jokes?

A horse walks into a bar (after seeing the $NAHL chart). The bartender asks "why the long face?"

YEY buddy, that DALY joke...NoMo please. How about OPTION_A?

Fri Sep 5

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KBGlenn replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:55 PM

Re: Portfolio construction methods

Bigger scarier construction equipment, smaller coins.

I nominate this line as possibly one of the best single sentences ever written on the board...I can't stop grinning. A near perfect riff off a classic investing [more]

Fri Aug 29

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KBGlenn replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:51 PM

Re: See no evil... valuation doesn't matter, rig

Germany a totally inept government? Did I miss something? Plus it's been almost 70 years since they lost a war. Would that we could say the same.

Pretty sure the context of this thread was over long periods of time. And as for us, we've [more]

Thu Aug 28

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KBGlenn replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 7:25 PM

Re: See no evil... valuation doesn't matter, rig

Great point by Jim. If you look at several markets outside the US it becomes very apparent that fundamentals matter a lot. Stocks don't look nearly so wonderful if you look at places like Japan, Germany, South America etc. totally inept government as [more]

Tue Aug 19

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KBGlenn replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:27 PM

Re: OT geopolitcal risk

This one is a bit up my professional alley so perhaps a few comments would be interesting to the board.

Geopolitical risk...compared to the past, in my view, not even close to most of the 20th century. Two world wars and the cold war, now [more]

Wed Aug 6

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KBGlenn replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:13 PM

Re: OT: Wally

My verdict on Walmart is from a customer standpoint...going into a Walmart store feels like going into a KMart store back in the late 80s/early 90s now. You can, and maybe the prices are good, but who wants to? I can definitely say if it wasn't for [more]

Mon Aug 4

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KBGlenn replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:23 PM

Re: Poll: Size of porfolio sans inheirtance

Alan (probably not gonna get a lot of rec's for this post!!)

Both points are valid.

There is not one right way to raise children


Anyone who has raised children knows the truth of this. No superiority of method [more]

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KBGlenn replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:08 PM

Re: Poll: Size of porfolio sans inheirtance

What I don't understand is why the kids owed money if their parents footed the bill.

We picked up only 50% of expenses and only for a GPA 3.0 or above as measured after each semester. For example, the one who came out with the 8K debt [more]

Sun Aug 3

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KBGlenn replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:00 AM

Re: Poll: Size of porfolio sans inheirtance

I very much agree with this post.

Of note, after living several years in shall we say a higher middle class area (not rich but certainly comfortable) I decided to make my kids chip in on their college. We picked up 50% of expenses for all [more]

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