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Thu Aug 27

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blesto replied to the IBM board. 7:16 PM

Re: S&P

IBM has had a consistent 4star rating in CAPS for the past 5 years. Briefly dipping to 3stars several times in 2014.

Will IBM ever receive the coveted 5star CAPS rating here at the Fool?

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blesto replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:00 PM

Re: Drone Shooter Indicted in Cape May, NJ

But what about the drone that is hovering 100-200 ft in the air above you in your backyard? Or higher?

I'm currently developing a hand held device using old microwave oven parts. ;-)

But yes. Drone operators violating [more]

Wed Aug 26

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blesto posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 6:33 PM

Anti-gunners are ramping up

Why does the U.S. lead the world in mass shootings?
http://news.yahoo.com/mass-shootings-study-us-2015-144845714...

Why the U.S. is No. 1 -- in [more]

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blesto replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 6:12 PM

Re: Drone Shooter Indicted in Cape May, NJ

The perfect thing for taking down drones that get to close.
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blesto posted to the 77's Foolish House of Pigskin board. 6:06 PM

Eliminate The Preseason?

Not a bad idea written by Dan Wetzel at YaHoo.

Solution to meaningless NFL preseason games with meaningful injuries: Dual practices
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Tue Aug 25

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blesto made a pick in CAPS. 9:20 PM

International Business Machines (IBM) will Outperform the S&P 500

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blesto made a pick in CAPS. 7:40 PM

PayPal Holdings (PYPL) will Outperform the S&P 500

Mon Aug 24

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blesto replied to the Randomness board. 7:42 PM

Re: Quotable Quotes

A man who walks alone in Yellowstone should also be packing a .44Mag. ;-)

What's in my hiking shoulder holster?
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blesto replied to the Randomness board. 4:46 AM

Re: Quotable Quotes

"The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been."
— Alan Ashley-Pit

Sun Aug 23

Caps Pick

blesto made a pick in CAPS. 10:18 AM

The Boeing Company (BA) will Outperform the S&P 500
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blesto replied to the Shipping News board. 9:44 AM

Re: NMM is Tanking (Pun not intended)

Now down to $6.96 per unit share.

How has it been for you with filing taxes? Is everything delivered well before tax filing deadlines?

Maybe this is one of the things depressing the unit share price.
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blesto replied to the General Electric Company board. 9:16 AM

Re: GE signs 3rd new battery storage deal

I didn't realize that GE Power&Water was currently their largest industrial business.

According to the GE website page;
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blesto posted to the Randomness board. 8:00 AM

AMAZING DINO FACTS

Dr. Dinosaur's True Science Facts
http://amazingdinofacts.tumblr.com/ [more]

CAPS Outperform Pitch

blesto wrote about EURONAV (EURN) . 7:54 AM

EURN Outperform

Just listed on the NYSE in June of this year.

One of Hohum's stocks; "EURN announced the "make-up" payout- about 60c/sh. My original target was around $1.25/sh in dividend
payouts for 2015. If H1 numbers are projected [more]

Caps Pick

blesto made a pick in CAPS. 7:54 AM

EURONAV (EURN) will Outperform the S&P 500

Fri Aug 21

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blesto posted to the Randomness board. 1:18 AM

thank you xkcd

http://www.xkcd.com/1567/

Common sense ain't so common anymore. :-/

Thu Aug 20

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blesto posted to the Compass Diversified Trust board. 8:07 PM

Moving Right Along

Compass Diversified Holdings Closes Sale of CamelBak Products, LLC
... The proceeds will be used to repay all outstanding debt under the Company's revolving credit facility, with the balance increasing cash on the Company's balance [more]

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blesto replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:50 PM

Re: Gun stocks

OLN? Maybe a buying opportunity. Their stock price is volatile but ever since they started paying a dividend in Dec 2005 they've been steadily paying it even through the downturn 2008-09. $0.20 per share every quarter just like clock work. And [more]

Mon Aug 17

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blesto replied to the Alyce Lomax board. 7:24 PM

Re: "Purposeful Darwinism" at Amazon

A company that is innovative will always need people to do the innovating.

Maybe. At least until that ultimate AI programming algorithm that can handle all Bezos' metrics working 24/7 with redundancies in the Amazon cloud controlling [more]

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blesto replied to the Alyce Lomax board. 6:43 PM

Re: "Purposeful Darwinism" at Amazon

"...I am quite sure that they have lost a massive amount of talent and intellectual capital due to the aggression and back-biting. People don't thrive under those conditions -- "

I'm of the belief that the leadership (and I [more]

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