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Sun Apr 13

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TMFPencils posted to the Pencils Palace board. 9:14 PM

"Purpose and Mission Matter. A lot."

Interesting article from Josh Bershin, a LinkedIn Influencer and founder of corporate leadership research/advisory firm Bersin by Deloitte. To me, this reiterates why tools like Glassdoor are so incredibly beneficial to investors. A purpose-driven [more]

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Sat Apr 12

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Fri Apr 11

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TMFPencils posted to the Rule Breakers boards. 9:52 PM

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TMFPencils posted to the Pencils Palace board. 9:49 PM

Pencils IRA Project Purchase: SolarCity (SCTY)

Here is a write-up outlining why I recently added to my position in SolarCity through my Pencils IRA Project. (You can learn more about the Pencils IRA Project here: [more]

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3 More Reasons to Add SolarCity to Your Roth IRA

Here are three more reasons why SolarCity, a business which is changing the delivery process for energy, is worth a closer look by patient long-term investors.

Thu Apr 10

Blog Post

TMFPencils added a blog post. 10:49 AM

Building a Portfolio for Long-Term Success

As I get back into the flow of investing -- after a bit of an investing hiatus during most of my college years -- I find myself returning to questions that many new investors tend to ask. It is fair to say that I am still in the [more]

Wed Apr 9

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TMFPencils posted to the Pencils Palace board. 9:45 PM

Building a Portfolio for Long-Term Success

As I get back into the flow of investing -- after a bit of an investing hiatus during most of my college years -- I find myself returning to questions that many new investors tend to ask. It is fair to say that I am still in the process of [more]

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TMFPencils posted to the Pencils Palace board. 9:06 PM

SolarCity's crowdfunding could raise $5 billion

I am excited to see what SolarCity's crowdfunding platform looks like once it is officially unveiled. This is another item that should give SolarCity a distinct advantage over competitors; SolarCity is really attempting to reap the benefits of [more]

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pencils2 published an article 6:15 PM

Building a Portfolio for Long-Term Success

Determining how much money to allocate to each investment can be tricky. Here are some simple tips to design a strategy to maximize confidence in one's holdings and allocation strategy.

Sat Apr 5

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TMFPencils posted to the Pencils Palace board. 10:21 PM

Interview with InvenSense CEO Behrooz Abdi

Great interview with Behrooz Abdi, CEO of InvenSense (INVN). I particularly found this response of interest:

MEMS Journal: What's your long term vision for InvenSense? How do you see the company in five years?

BA: My [more]

Wed Apr 2

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TMFPencils posted to the Pencils Palace board. 9:31 PM

Cafe Rio looking to schedule IPO

I have never heard of Cafe Rio until now. Looks like a fast casual Mexican food chain started in the southwest region of the U.S. I enjoy following restaurants, but thus far I do not see any restaurants that match the caliber of Chipotle, Buffalo [more]

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TMFPencils replied to the Pencils Palace board. 9:15 PM

Re: Chuy's: Safest place to work?

Jeb,

Good to know about using safety ratings as a method to gauge a business and, potentially, investment. As you and GH point out, this particular case with Chuy's doesn't seem very significant or unbiased. I can see how safety ratings [more]

Tue Apr 1

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TMFPencils posted to the Pencils Palace board. 10:39 PM

Chuy's: Safest place to work?

I didn't know awards like this existed; for restaurants, no less. Still, I think this is worth noting for Chuy's (CHUY), the relatively small but quickly expanding restaurant chain. I like to see businesses with a strong company culture, and [more]

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Sun Mar 30

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TMFPencils added a blog post. 12:40 PM

Rating Facebook an Outperform

Facebook is another company that looks overvalued by standard measures of valuation (P/S of 19.75 and a P/E of 100.64). The stock is clearly priced at a premium, but for good reason: the company's culture/leadership, financial [more]

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Sat Mar 29

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