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Tue Aug 23

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SkepikI replied to the Ford Motor Company board. 10:59 AM

Re: Lincoln Tries Soft Sell

When I was stuck in Walla Walla (not exactly tough duty)waiting for a Tesla to recharge at an RV park, while the Tesla Navigation was directing us to a Yakima fast charge station 75 Mi out of our way, I wondered "who needs a Tesla when you could [more]

Sat Aug 20

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SkepikI replied to the Sustainable Investing Forum board. 11:35 AM

Re: Louisiana Flooding

You would all profit from avoiding the "denier" or denyer labels and reading or re-reading Nate Silver's eminently readable book on statistics and their application.

Science depends on a healthy skepticism of conclusions, [more]

Sun Aug 14

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SkepikI replied to the Sustainable Investing Forum board. 4:59 PM

Re: ESG Investing Trending Upward

Thanks, much less ambiguous.... Tho I cannot resist wondering how its even possible "Green Bonds" can be "socially responsible" and financially irresponsible at the same time ;-)

Sat Aug 13

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SkepikI replied to the Sustainable Investing Forum board. 12:59 AM

Re: ESG Investing Trending Upward

I have to admit, that I am uncertain as to your basic suggestions here Ro. Perhaps it is merely an observation on trends. Though one could take your post as seriously considering or recommending "green bonds" as an investment. Its all too [more]

Sat Aug 6

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SkepikI replied to the Sustainable Investing Forum board. 5:10 PM

Re: Wall Street hates LUV's priorities

Well, of course, who would have the temerity to believe, let alone actually behave as if customers should come first.... particularly wall street analysts and journalists ;-)

I fly SW fairly often for short hops. It can be modestly [more]

Sun Jul 31

CAPS Underperform Pitch

SkepikI wrote about Vanguard Total Bond Market (BND) . 5:31 PM

BND Underperform

Near historic lows for interest rate/yield, the bond market will at some point get disastrous hits to prices. When either the fed raises rates OR investors lose patience and refuse to take the risk of price declines for pitiful yields. The fed can [more]

Caps Pick

SkepikI made a pick in CAPS. 5:31 PM

Vanguard Total Bond Market (BND) will Underperform the S&P 500

Sat Jul 30

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SkepikI replied to the Sustainable Investing Forum board. 7:58 PM

Re: CEO Pay vs. Stock Performance

Fascinating. I have to imagine that some boards and CEO's will sponsor studies to refute it. Which I will pointedly ignore. I Wonder... if a few of my favorite investments will experiment with cutting CEO salaries to boost returns ;-D

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SkepikI replied to the Sustainable Investing Forum board. 7:54 PM

Re: take your kid to work day...for 6 months

While I am old and OLD Fashioned, I would view bringing my newborns for the first 6 mo to any workplace peopled by other than my family and friends whom I know very well, to be risky behavior. On any number of fronts and for any number of causes.... [more]

Thu Jul 28

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SkepikI replied to the Ford Motor Company board. 6:56 PM

Re: PUTS

To quote a famous contributor to these pages, "these are not the droids you are looking for" suggest you take it up with options forum or Mr. Gilles not the F forum. OR even your broker. selling options, particularly naked options is risky [more]

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SkepikI replied to the Stock Advisor boards. 2:08 PM

Wed Jul 27

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SkepikI replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 11:46 AM

Re: OT: ever ship a car cross-country?

Yes worked fine. OR to FL. Cheaper than driving. Researched meticulously to be sure no scams. More than 10 years ago, so cant recommend, too long since experience

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SkepikI replied to the Sustainable Investing Forum board. 11:44 AM

Re: Oops!

Just another example of the dangers inherent to getting all your info from lazy (mentally and actually) journalists - I use the term loosely- Bloombomb particularly. Geothermal has been around decades. It is expensive. It is risky. It produces steam [more]

Thu Jul 21

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SkepikI replied to the Sustainable Investing Forum board. 11:16 AM

Re: Lawsuit says VW executives knew about proble

I reiterate my prediction at about day 2: It is very much out of character for an engineer or two (even software engineers) to on their own engage in such deception. It is even more out of character for GERMAN Engineers..... Not impossible, just [more]

Wed Jul 6

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SkepikI replied to the Sustainable Investing Forum board. 2:37 PM

Re: Renewable Energy in Developing Countries

Certainly True. More importantly, small scale renewables particularly solar, but also micro hydro and wind, become independently actionable, ECONOMIC!! and free of bureaucratic (and often corrupt) entanglements. Those entanglements come with VERY [more]

Fri Jun 24

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SkepikI replied to the Sustainable Investing Forum board. 11:44 AM

Re: CEO pay

I left Blackrock managed funds years ago. IMHO their results were no better than mediocre and their advice pitiful. Plus they were about as interesting and amusing as an avacado (before guac),

I'd have to say that mentally lazy investors [more]

Sat Jun 18

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SkepikI replied to the Sustainable Investing Forum board. 1:12 PM

Re: CEO pay

One of your best Alyce! I note that you took the time to find and reference at least one respected study that shows the correlation of enterprise results of MINUS 8% (comparable) with high rates of CEO pay. I've seen others with worse results. It [more]

Thu Jun 16

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SkepikI replied to the Sustainable Investing Forum board. 2:30 PM

Re: SEC's claim of "Information Overload&qu

Investors who are overloaded wont complain. They will simply "round file" the offensive material. They may miss relevant material in the morass.... we go thru this cycle:

1. consumers or investors or whoever end user is don't [more]

Mon Jun 13

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SkepikI replied to the Sustainable Investing Forum board. 6:18 PM

Re: Newsweek's Green Rankings

Among the many conundrums of "science" is the innate tendency of the human species to believe something is both "scientific" and true because because large numbers of their fellow humans believe it so. This got Copernicus in a [more]

Fri Jun 10

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SkepikI replied to the Sustainable Investing Forum board. 11:39 AM

Re: Newsweek's Green Rankings

:-D Awright People!! Take a deep breath and READ the FAQ basis for the rankings.....as Mike first suggested and I recommend. If you really read the details, much of the "scores" are achieved by REVENUE per unit of use... gal of [more]

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