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SkepikI replied to the Ford Motor Company board. 12:34 PM

Re: Final Ford Focus Critique

Arrgh...poor editing, forgot to mention this was the 2.0 L engine (tho most of you would have deduced that)

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SkepikI posted to the Ford Motor Company board. 12:20 PM

Final Ford Focus Critique

This is my final post trip critique of the 2014 Ford Focus I rented for a lengthily east coast trip. Starting in Norfolk VA, we drove to Charleston SC, with a quick stop overnight in Greenville NC. Followed by 8 days in the area city and country [more]

Mon Apr 7

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SkepikI posted to the Ford Motor Company board. 6:34 PM

Ford Focus Critique

On vacation driving a 14 Focus for 12 days, to see if its my next auto investment and groundlevel check of my investment. Could not get a Fusion, but figured this might be an acceptable substitute.

Mid trip eval. Excellent driving car, good [more]

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SkepikI replied to the Ford Motor Company board. 6:29 PM

Re: PS: SkepikI

OK, Alyce, so is "Ethisphere" not on the "approved methodology list" or as I would provocatively call it the "cartel's list"? Or perhaps personal transportation makers are simply not acceptable and grocers are? Just [more]

Sun Mar 30

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SkepikI replied to the Ford Motor Company board. 6:40 PM

Re: Ford Ethics

Gee thanks RH. I did just that, with a slightly different phrasing. Turns out, the "rating service" had just come on to her radar, SO, in fact the whole deal and F was NOT. Thanks for the tip. will be excellent entertainment for me. And [more]

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SkepikI replied to the Alyce Lomax board. 6:37 PM

Re: Ethisphere: Most Ethical Cos

Soo, Alyce why would F not be on your list after this sort of bling?

Perhaps the rating does not meet your favorite "cartel's" requirements?

OR, maybe, a large industrial that is just killing its numbers, with an [more]

Fri Mar 28

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SkepikI commented on an article. 11:49 AM

How Electric Grid Problems Could Short-Circuit Tesla Motors Inc

^ piffle. This sort of small outrageously subsidized (.28/kwh 290/Mwhr!!!!) sort of works, at least is minimally damaging when Tesla penetration is .1%. It does not work AT ALL when EV and Tesla guy penetration gets to say

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Wed Mar 26

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SkepikI commented on an article. 4:43 PM

How Electric Grid Problems Could Short-Circuit Tesla Motors Inc

<When the American Society of Civil Engineers graded the power grid for maintenance and reliability last year, it got a D. The society noted that parts of the grid were actually built in the 1880s, and the number of power

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SkepikI commented on an article. 4:24 PM

Can LINN Energy Cover Its Distribution?

<Focusing on production is misleading. Ultimately, we don't care how much oil and gas LINN produces. Heck, we don't even care what LINN produces. It could be oil, gas, cell phones, or razor blades. We care how much money LINN

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SkepikI commented on an article. 2:05 PM

A New, Evolving Chapter in Investing

<as panic about its margins, given continued value pricing on goods. However, it plans to market to larger groups of people who may have previously feared its "Whole Paycheck" image. And when it comes to vision, Whole

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SkepikI commented on an article. 1:49 PM

Better Buy: Bank of America vs. Ford

No transcript so I wont see what David has to say about a bank I have no as in zero respect for. Since you have been very diligent about transcripts JR, I have to presume this is the influence of David and his editors. Mores the

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SkepikI commented on an article. 1:44 PM

Is Ford Motor Company's Latest Turnaround on Track?

JR: An excellent and interesting article on a subject I find compelling. Thanks for the transcript :) I would have missed important (for me) content without it.. an excellent service to your readers.

AND, would

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SkepikI replied to the Ford Motor Company board. 1:30 PM

Re: Ford Ethics

OK, so as the occasional nemesis of the MF "prosocial" blindspot, I have to ask why this is not on TMF Lomax radar?

Perhaps the rating does not meet the "cartel's" requirements?

OR, maybe, a large industrial that [more]

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SkepikI commented on an article. 1:25 PM

The Numbers That Worry Me

^ Well that just makes you one of the statistical and anecdotal exceptions - according to Housel, the plural of anecdotal is not trend ;-) as opposed to a real problem for those who don't want to examine the data sources for flaws.

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Tue Mar 25

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SkepikI commented on an article. 1:05 PM

The Numbers That Worry Me

<I so totally agree these worrisome elements reveal a lot of our problems and in how things are not as so many people believe strongly>

The prevailing sentiment, here and inside the beltway Alyce, I

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SkepikI commented on an article. 12:06 PM

The Numbers That Worry Me

hmmm, I notice nobody seems to have the temerity to point out that Studies (a Morgan H specialty) covering 20-30 years seem impressive if they are not fully examined for methodology and flaws. We persistently accept their

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Wed Mar 19

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SkepikI commented on an article. 11:46 PM

A Simple Change That Would Help Millions of Investors

^ And Morgan, just in case you missed the oblique point, many of us ARE keenly aware of the fees, pay attention and generally accept some nicks in the interest of not being too dependent on business models that are subject to random

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SkepikI commented on an article. 11:42 PM

A Simple Change That Would Help Millions of Investors

hmmm. Well, I have a small amount of my retirement accounts in Fidelity, in the interests of diversification. Those accounts have grown over time. IF I had FRITTERED the Funds away, I would have lots of stuff I couldn't sell in a

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SkepikI replied to the Intel Corporation board. 11:28 PM

Re: On 450mm and Moore's Law:

Most of this is greek err neutrino to me.... BUT I am old enough to recall that "they" that is the mavens of the time said "physics is a b" when the limits were the amount of mass you could cram in a vacuum tube and the [more]

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SkepikI replied to the Stock Advisor boards. 10:00 PM

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