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Tue Jul 29

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SkepikI replied to the Ford Motor Company board. 2:00 PM

Re: 2015 F150 Prices Announced

hmmm I wonder how many sales this will cost GM trucks while some customers who are not die-hard GM WAIT a few months to look over the new, only slightly more expensive (1 months gas expense) F150. Seems like good strategy to me....

Long F [more]

Thu Jul 24

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SkepikI replied to the Ford Motor Company board. 2:13 PM

Re: Ford 2Q Results!

Well, at least it wasn't Lo... ;-)

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SkepikI wrote about Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond (ETF) (BIV) . 2:05 PM

BIV Underperform

This fund ETF near its 52 week high is cruising for a bruising in the next few years as the Fed comes off its "Buy it all" QE program and as interest rates normalize. While not as vulnerable to sustained losses and vicious price declines as the long [more]

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SkepikI made a pick in CAPS. 2:05 PM

Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond (ETF) (BIV) will Underperform the S&P 500
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SkepikI replied to the Ford Motor Company board. 11:36 AM

Re: Ford 2Q Results!

"For the full year, Ford now expects South America to incur a larger loss than it previously guided. Although Ford continues to expect higher market share and positive net pricing in the second half as it launches the all-new Ka small car, it [more]

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SkepikI replied to the Ford Motor Company board. 11:31 AM

Re: Ford 2Q Results!

Now that's Leadership...the execution of excellent planning in a favorable environment. Only one tough spot remains- fixing the underfunded pension liabilities, and I have to believe the market has cured some of that. Any snippets about that one?

Wed Jul 16

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SkepikI replied to the Alyce Lomax board. 7:35 PM

Re: Sell: SodaStream

Well, I have to admit that I am a "stonehead" sometimes, so it was not just the lesson...it was viewing the mistake in the face, over and over again over the course of many years....

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SkepikI wrote about Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCLT) . 12:31 PM

VCLT Underperform

Perched on the verge of a dangerous precipice created by the Fed's constant buying spree of government debt and pitifully low rates, this fund is poised near its 52 week high with a Scrooge-like 4.5% yield and a risky 13.8 year duration. This means [more]

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SkepikI made a pick in CAPS. 12:31 PM

Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCLT) will Underperform the S&P 500

Tue Jul 15

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SkepikI replied to the Alyce Lomax board. 5:49 PM

Re: Sell: SodaStream

You have my sympathy... and my observation that current events were entirely predictable since simple survival is involved.

However! I've found to my everlasting joy that mistakes kept to mind are EVEN MORE EDUCATIONAL than success. To that [more]

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SkepikI replied to the Alyce Lomax board. 5:43 PM

Re: Organic industry risk

Just yesterday, I had a conversation with a rural outback ORGANIC apple grower that I have known for nearly 30 years. They were orgasmic, uh organic in the early 80's and made a good living at it UNTIL about 2004 or 05 when they were squeezed out of [more]

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SkepikI wrote about Vanguard Total Bond Market (ETF) (BND) . 5:27 PM

BND Underperform

Already moribund, the total bond market is headed for trash can status as the Fed exits its idiot bond buying QE program. Already pitiful, EVEN THOUGH THE FED IS BUYING ABOUT THE WHOLE NEW ISSUE SUPPLY NOW. Scaling back to $35Billion (yes that with a [more]

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SkepikI made a pick in CAPS. 5:27 PM

Vanguard Total Bond Market (ETF) (BND) will Underperform the S&P 500
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SkepikI replied to the Ford Motor Company board. 5:13 PM

Re: Ford Sales

Ahhh, great another milestone mark to test management's veracity and execution against. I really enjoy leadership that makes itself accountable up front picks lofty goals and then DELIVERS! :-D

The only good news I have yet to see is that F [more]

Fri Jul 4

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SkepikI wrote about Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCIT) . 12:46 PM

VCIT Underperform

Just seeing the tip of the iceberg as the FED starts to exit its buying program. ALL Bond funds are wildly overbought. Anyone buying now will realize soon that at these low yields they can NEVER recover their money in funds will start to bail. The [more]

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SkepikI made a pick in CAPS. 12:46 PM

Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCIT) will Underperform the S&P 500

Wed Jul 2

CAPS Underperform Pitch

SkepikI wrote about Target (TGT) . 8:49 PM

TGT Underperform

Just breaking out of its disastrous flirt with identity theft and compromised data, just breaking in new management in an improving retail market, TGT serves up a needless insult to some of its customers, AND fumbles not only the decision on [more]

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SkepikI made a pick in CAPS. 8:49 PM

Target (TGT) will Underperform the S&P 500
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SkepikI replied to the Alyce Lomax board. 8:39 PM

Re: Orbital Climate Change Satellite

"whatever tiny percentage" really? Alyce, maybe you would care to expound on the error analysis for the "Average Temperature" data (I use the term loosely) or even the inability of climatological models to come even close to [more]

Mon Jun 30

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SkepikI replied to the Alyce Lomax board. 4:18 PM

Re: 21st Century Leadership: 3 Master Strokes By

To the contrary...you just do not like the information I share...and perhaps the blunt style in which I share it. which is perfectly ok. I am not a (direct) investor in Priceline and will never be. I may be in Tesla when they achieve critical mass, a [more]

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