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blesto replied to the The Sausage Factory board. 1 hour ago

Re: Observation

I like a good cornbread casserole, but I really like taking your favorite cornbread mix prepared to pour in a well cured preheated cast iron fry pan.
After baking cut a pie slice out slather it with fresh butter pour on pure cane syrup (that's [more]

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blesto replied to the Value Hounds board. 8:47 PM

Re: GG

I don't see any stock splits on Google Finance since then but I could be wrong. So, those are the same shares available today.

The last split was 2:1 on 5/29/2002

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blesto replied to the General Electric Company board. 7:24 PM

Re: Federal Suit Blocking $3.3 Billion Appliance Uni

Ridiculous.
It's not like Electrolux would have a monopoly. There is plenty of competition out there.

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blesto replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 5:22 AM

Re: Glock 21 - Gen 4

I have a G30 Gen4. I like the adjustable grip to fit my hand better. The G21 Gen4 has a similar grip set up. I like Glocks in general. DesertDave is right about the safety though. With a proper holster and using the safety between your ears it's OK. [more]

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blesto posted to the Randomness board. 4:41 AM

RIP Chris

Legendary Bassist Chris Squire Has Passed Away
Founding member of the progressive rock band Yes, Christopher Russell Edward Squire, passed away on Saturday, June 27th. He was 67 years old. For generations of bass players (and musicians [more]

Thu Jun 25

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blesto replied to the Alyce Lomax board. 4:06 PM

Re: Closing article

Wow! Has it really been 5 years? Seems like yesterday when it was first called "Rising Stars" before it was changed to "Real Money".

It has been very enlightening for me reading everyone who posts on this [more]

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blesto replied to the Hohum's RollerCoaster Ride board. 3:51 PM

Re: June 2015

I've never owned a closed end fund such as PGP. Do you receive a K-1 at tax time? What are the tax implications when you sell? Does the drop in the Distribution concern you?
With the recent bounce back you're buying a 30% premium to NAV. That's [more]

Tue Jun 23

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blesto replied to the General Electric Company board. 3:49 PM

Re: STEP UP TIME

If true, that must thrill Boeing. Is it serious enough to send them looking for another supplier?

Boeing uses two suppliers for their 787 engines.
Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 or General Electric GEnx
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Mon Jun 22

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blesto posted to the Randomness board. 8:42 PM

Apocalypto

One of my all time favorite movies. The part that left the greatest impression on me was when the tribe elder told the story around the fire...

And a man sat alone.
Drenched deep in sadness.

And all the animals drew near to him [more]

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blesto posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:38 PM

New Jersey man DENIED!

It pays to do that background check before you marry someone.


New Jersey man denied permission to purchase gun due to wife’s record

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blesto posted to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 7:09 PM

A Victory in Florida

Florida governor signs bill containing gun club tax exemption
http://www.guns.com/2015/06/16/florida-governor-signs-bill-c... [more]

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blesto replied to the Google, Inc. board. 6:57 PM

Re: Goog/Googl Spreads

Well, maybe, but then wouldn't those address doing the trade with options?

I'm sorry. I thought options were what you were talking about.

So you want to create a spread between the A and C shares? Wouldn't that [more]

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blesto replied to the Google, Inc. board. 4:44 PM

Re: Goog/Googl Spreads

Is there a (MF)board that addresses it?

Possibly here?

[more]

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blesto posted to the Alpha: Options Corner board. 4:40 PM

Google Spreads

X-Post from Google board
http://boards.fool.com/googgoogl-spreads-31801742.aspx

>>" Back when I was in the grain business we used to be able to enter an [more]

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blesto posted to the Options Beginners board. 4:36 PM

Googl Spreads

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http://boards.fool.com/googgoogl-spreads-31801742.aspx

>>" Back when I was in the grain business we used to be able to enter an [more]

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blesto posted to the Options - You Make the Call board. 4:33 PM

Goog/Googl Spreads

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http://boards.fool.com/googgoogl-spreads-31801742.aspx

>>"Back when I was in the grain business we used to be able to enter an [more]

Sun Jun 21

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blesto replied to the Randomness board. 2:24 AM

Re: First Aid Kit:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7sgVxBxf7U

better link.

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blesto replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:20 AM

Re: Trans Pacific trade bill passes House

Smoke and mirrors.

Sat Jun 20

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blesto replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:44 PM

Re: $1 Billion in Gold Reserves Back to Texas

$1 billion in gold eh?

That pales in significance compared to the Texas state appropriated 2014-15 budget of $200.4 billion.

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blesto posted to the Randomness board. 3:59 PM

The Randomness Problem

...We tackled the randomness problem head-on. Finding what we assumed would be weak signals in noisy environments required a lot of data, so we began with the largest database we could find—the more than 25,000 companies that have traded on U.S. [more]

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