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Thu Apr 17

Blog Comment

Mary953 commented on awallejr's blog post. 1:31 PM

Questcor Redux

It is interesting to realize that you know me that well (#2) and I appreciate the advice in #3.  (still reading and glad to see a friend!)

Sun Apr 13

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Mary953 commented on awallejr's blog post. 5:30 PM

Questcor Redux

You know that the puts,, options, etc are not iin my comfort level.  That said, would you sell other holdings to buy into QCOR?

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Mary953 commented on awallejr's blog post. 5:29 PM

Does anyone follow my suggestions?

Am I too late to add a +1?  It seems that I am finally getting back to a point that I can occasionally type without pain, but I have not had much in the way of good investing advice.  I check in at

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Wed Mar 19

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Mary953 commented on TSIF's blog post. 5:16 PM

The Crimea Affair….Blood in the Streets OR Putin’s Playground?

My Russian Foreign Studies professor drilled into my head, "It starts with the Map.  In Russia, if you cannot map it, you cannot understand it."  He would have been pleased to know that I remember his golden rule

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Tue Mar 18

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Mary953 commented on TSIF's blog post. 10:03 AM

The Crimea Affair….Blood in the Streets OR Putin’s Playground?

I am doing better - no surgery at least.  This was my first foray onto the computer in about a month and I set a timer.

As to the Crimea and Ukraine, imho, the best result is the following:  Russia

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Mon Mar 17

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Mary953 commented on TSIF's blog post. 8:03 PM

The Crimea Affair….Blood in the Streets OR Putin’s Playground?

TSIF,  Thanks for the analysis of companies.  While this is one of those areas that I will avoid under the "if you don't know anything about it, stay out" rule, I am certain that others will find this adds

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Article Comment

Mary953 commented on an article. 7:36 PM

Forget Russia! Dow Rallies 168 Points on Strong U.S. Data

Is this a "what have you done for me lately" approach with regard to Disney? As to movies, Frozen is an international money maker. And my grandchild is dancing around, practically levitating, in fact, over her first trip

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Mary953 made a pick in CAPS. 7:29 PM

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) will Underperform the S&P 500

Thu Feb 27

CAPS Underperform Pitch Reply

Mary953 commented on Mary953's pitch for FI. 12:46 AM

The article referenced in my comment was Three year low Highlight and deals with several different stocks. It can be found here: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/weekly-3year-low-highlight-eqr-auy-fi-bbry-dhx-cm305346. I hope that this helps.

CAPS Underperform Pitch Reply

Mary953 commented on Mary953's pitch for FI. 12:43 AM

The comment regarding the company being at a 3 year low in price was a direct quote from a publication by NASDAQ dated Nov, 2013. The quote begins at the colon (:) and ends at the dashes (~~) I would have chosen outperform for the company because of [more]

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Mary953 commented on dwot's blog post. 12:05 AM

No justice

Let go with whatever good cathertic exercise works for you (for me, probably a good scream and burning the items that were "defiled with his DNA.")  Then take whatever proactive steps you need to feel good and safe

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Tue Feb 25

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Mary953 commented on valunvesthere's blog post. 2:39 PM

Once Upon A Time 25 Years Ago In 1989...

It is so very hard to believe that it has only been 25 years since some of these things happened.  And yes, I do remember almost all of it (including what I was doing during the inauguration)

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Mary953 commented on inthemoneystock's blog post. 2:12 PM

If You Know Nothing About A Stock Chart Know This

Unhappily, I have known too many people with "siri stories" of their own.  They are usually the ones who are still holding one or two stocks because they refuse to 'lose' money on anything.  At the same time,

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Mary953 commented on vanliew's blog post. 1:54 PM

I'm BAAACK!

Good to see you here.  I have been off for much of the month trying to rehab a shoulder.  The surgeon will look later today and tell me if I am back in hibernation for months (surgery) or just more phys therapy.

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Mary953 commented on awallejr's blog post. 1:41 PM

Let them Eat Cake

"in a heated tent"

 And I can hear my dad's voice floating back to me, "Close the door.  Do you want to heat the whole outdoors?  Do you think money grows on

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CAPS Underperform Pitch Reply

Mary953 commented on Mary953's pitch for BKS. 10:31 AM

I am so happy to be wrong - even if it is short term. And now I hope to be wrong in the long term!

Wed Feb 12

Blog Comment

Mary953 commented on awallejr's blog post. 11:29 AM

Let them Eat Cake

I think switched tickers may be the newest glitch in CAPS-land.  The tickers of C,AP,S that came out just fine on the last 'welcome' blog now read C,S,AP.  =P 

Blog Comment

Mary953 commented on Mary953's blog post. 11:25 AM

Some Posts to Get You Started With CAPS

Thanks, Jiltin!

Here is one more - from Reddingrunner,  a cautionary tale that is all too real -

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CAPS Underperform Pitch

Mary953 wrote about Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) . 11:16 AM

BKS Underperform

A librarian shorting a bookstore needs a compelling reason. In a word, Amazon

Caps Pick

Mary953 made a pick in CAPS. 11:16 AM

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (BKS) will Underperform the S&P 500
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