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Tue May 19

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SkepikI replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 11:13 AM

Re: ILOD Monday: Be aware of liquidity risk

The longer I see the bandwagon go on, the more I see bears in the woods..... I figure on needing a head start so I've trimmed back a fair bit. Under my equity allocations by about 4% now. Nice profits from that too... Consider the bears in the woods [more]

Mon May 18

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SkepikI replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 5:58 PM

Re: Friday update: Bad economic news

I wonder at what point, the Fed will start to question their "model" which continues to produce results contrary to real life.... Usually engineers abandon a model that does not match reality. I suppose economists think they can cause [more]

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SkepikI replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 5:52 PM

Re: Why corruption can be such a big deal

Some things never change. The idea that corruption follows government and always will became endemic to the writers of the constitution. Only recent generations had the temerity to believe that we had managed to eliminate it..... Caesar purchased his [more]

Tue May 12

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SkepikI replied to the Alyce Lomax board. 12:22 PM

Re: OT: Boulder Brands

My instinctive and skeptical (imagine that) reaction to specialized food for imagined sensitivities is nearly always %-0 geez Louise nuthouse stuff.... But something in this thread and particularly WD take makes me contemplate crowd behavior [more]

Mon May 11

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SkepikI replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 12:31 AM

Re: Keeping Your Car Safe From Electronic Thieves

Well, I for one am searching out my favorite old 67 Barracuda with a KEYED entry and no electronics. The kids will be so flummoxed that they will NEVER figure out that you need an actual mechanical key and then need to rap the dash hard twice to get [more]

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SkepikI replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 12:18 AM

Re: Why corruption can be such a big deal

Which, does nothing to explain the corruption and graft and cronyism endemic to "non oil rich nations" ....like ummm US. Transactions based on freely traded values can be difficult to "corrupt" no matter the misrepresentations of [more]

Fri May 1

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SkepikI replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 11:31 AM

Re: Exxon Earnings: 3 lessons YOU need to know

Post April 15 and it does indeed look like oil hit bottom earlier. And volatility is apparently gone, speculators and storage hogs are likely hedging by taking some profits. There is still time for the nervous to drive prices down before demand [more]

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SkepikI replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 11:20 AM

Re: National Oilwell Varco Earnings: 3 takeaways

Getting to interesting territory. Not at the bottom yet tho you reckon?

Hard to stay disciplined when the inevitable correction is still in the future.....

Sun Apr 26

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SkepikI replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 4:06 PM

Re: Quarterly Portfolio Changes Part 2

Thanks for this. Reader friendly summary, succinct and clear. Not enough of this on TMF boards. I will be equally terse:

Adding NOTHING to my "retirement friendly portfolio" taking gains. Avoiding bonds. Boring and pitiful yeilds [more]

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SkepikI replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 4:00 PM

Re: Wed update: bad earnings and world wide bubb

The best analogy I can think of still scares me stiff- a game of musical chairs with three players, Fed, Bonds, equities and no chairs..... when the music stops they all crash because there is NO PLACE to go.....

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SkepikI replied to the Alyce Lomax board. 3:52 PM

Re: Comcast-Time Warner merger off

Fascinating. I would have to say it matters little to me as I live in an area that is unserved by Cable and yet I get all the "content" I want by other means..... so it seems that competitive issues on "luxury products" and [more]

Thu Apr 23

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SkepikI replied to the Alyce Lomax board. 11:40 AM

Re: NYS Comptroller on Sustainability

hmmmm I dont follow NY politics on purpose, so I do wonder what his "corruption index" might be considering the sewer err environment he operates in. Just curious if anyone knows...

Fri Apr 17

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SkepikI replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 2:34 PM

Re: How NOT to speculate on oil stocks

If you are a zealot that wants to ride along with Musk for Solar and Tesla, and take the risk that your money flees down the rabbit hole of his dreams, that is certainly ok. As long as you dont fool yourself. Personally I have little jazz about solar [more]

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SkepikI replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 2:26 PM

Re: ILOD Fri: Things might so bad very quickly

It's completely possible that this "free money" will end up inflating the US stock bubble for years and years and years.

Yep. However, you might well consider this is just the type of statement which was so prevelant near the end [more]

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SkepikI replied to the Ford Motor Company board. 2:21 PM

Re: April Fool? Nope! Good News!

“This is really about momentum for us,” well,maybe....more likely is about good planning and leadership executing a well conceived turnaround. Just gleaning from a couple of years of observation....

If there is anything more obnoxious than [more]

Sat Apr 11

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SkepikI replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 12:00 PM

Re: ILOD Fri: Things might so bad very quickly

The lack of correction (10% decline at least) in ? 4 years? scares the pants off me and has me pulled back to under my conserv. equity allocation accross board. Its cost me a fair bit over the last 6 months to be "underallocated" BUT I will [more]

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SkepikI replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 11:52 AM

Re: Be careful investing in alternative energy s

hmmmm it seems that those who prosper and think its great to fleece taxpayers and customers also think its great to fleece investors....funny how character and goals will out like that.

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SkepikI replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 11:49 AM

Re: Why debt is so dangerous to oil dividend sto

I will look forward to reading it and more ideas than XOM, which appears to be not getting to the levels I hoped for to buy more....

Thu Apr 9

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SkepikI replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 7:28 PM

Re: Why debt is so dangerous to oil dividend stocks

Fish food...for well funded sharks like XOM

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SkepikI replied to the The Grand Adventure board. 7:26 PM

Re: Be careful investing in alternative energy stock

More than just big capital....capricious investor and customer sentiment....wild assertions and not enough real cash flow usually....Lunatic random events causing mayhem.....government intervention in large and randomly good or bad effects (Solyndra, [more]

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