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captainccs replied to the Renewable Energy board. 7:09 AM

Re: Bill Gates invests more on Renewable Energy

And he says the government should put a multiple of that into R&D, just like it did with the Manhattan and Apollo projects.

It wasn't the government that saved the whales, it was John D. Rockefeller with kerosene replacing lamp [more]

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captainccs posted to the New Paradigm Investing board. 12:18 AM

Nature Rebounds

A review of the use of natural resources

Nature Rebounds
Jesse H. Ausubel
Director, Program for the Human Environment The Rockefeller University


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Sun Jun 28

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captainccs replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 7:55 PM

Re: DDD: Another 52 week low

Old dogs don't learn new tricks.

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captainccs replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 3:18 PM

Re: DDD: Another 52 week low

Well, Denny, that sure added a lot to the discussion.

If you learned something from it, it sure did.

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Sat Jun 27

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captainccs replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 10:26 PM

Re: DDD: Another 52 week low

It took you over 100 words to say what pauleckler said in six:

"June qtr could go either way."

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captainccs replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 6:28 PM

Re: DDD: Another 52 week low

June qtr could go either way.

Exactly the reason for not having an ETA for future profitability. ;)

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captainccs replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 12:09 AM

Re: DDD: Another 52 week low

When SG&A shoots up I get worried. It often means they are spending too much trying to push up revenue.

I have no ETA for future profitability.

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Fri Jun 26

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captainccs posted to the New Paradigm Investing board. 6:37 PM

DDD: Another 52 week low

When will this become a buy again?

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captainccs posted to the New Paradigm Investing board. 1:27 PM

Unicorns and Decacorns

Unicorn = $1 billion startup IPO
Decacorn = $10 billion startup IPO

Knowledge@Wharton worries about a "Tech Start-up Bubble Forming."

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captainccs posted to the Molycorp board. 10:33 AM

Symbol change OTC: MCPIQ

Molycorp is now trading OTC: MCPIQ

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captainccs posted to the Rare Earths (ETF) board. 9:37 AM

MCP -> MCPIQ: Now on OTC

Molycorp declares bankruptcy and moves to OTC markets


Molycorp Common Stock to Move to OTC Trading
June 25, 2015 13:02 ET | Source: Molycorp, Inc.

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., June 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
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Thu Jun 25

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captainccs posted to the Rare Earths (ETF) board. 1:27 PM

UURAF: breakout?

Rare earths, at least the junior miners with HREE deposits, have been trying to break out. Most have given back their recent gains but UURAF is up double from the December and January low of 17 cents and approaching the 52 week high of 39 cents from [more]

Wed Jun 24

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captainccs replied to the Apple User's Group board. 11:39 PM

Re: Some help please?

I don't how to "suppress an unwanted certificate"

Neither do I but I had a look at the KeyChain app

/Applications/Utilities/Keychain Access

In the left sidebar select at the top:

Keychains: [more]

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captainccs replied to the Apple User's Group board. 7:29 PM

Re: Some help please?

Google might be able to help

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captainccs replied to the The BMW Method board. 6:45 PM

Re: Calculation details

Okay makes sense. I pulled the y value for x=0 from the logest function:

Did you see Mike's post?

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captainccs replied to the First Marblehead Corp. board. 10:07 AM

Re: I'm no lawyer...

I'm a sailor, not a lawyer. It seems to me to be a way of excluding Second Curve Capital from the case. If you google "owns 10 percent of its stock" you'll find references to lots of rules and regulations which the lawyers are probably [more]

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captainccs replied to the The BMW Method board. 4:17 AM

Re: Calculation details

Current cagr: the starting price is actually the price where the Average CAGR line intersects the left edge, not the actual price on that date

That's what I've been trying to tell you! LOL

Think it this way, this is not [more]

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captainccs replied to the The BMW Method board. 3:53 AM

Re: Calculation details

Then are you using that price as the oldest price for the current cagr calculation, and leaving the number of years at 20 years, or modify down the years to where you found the intercept point?

I'm modeling my calculations on Mike's [more]

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captainccs replied to the The BMW Method board. 3:45 AM

Re: Calculation details

Mike's numbers are for last Friday. From Mike's charts you can see that he calculates Current CAGR from start of mean to current price.

ABX Avg CAGR Cur CAGR

Mike 5.2% -0.9%
Denny 3.2%
bdefool 3.11% -2.86%
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Tue Jun 23

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captainccs replied to the The BMW Method board. 5:33 PM

Re: Calculation details

For current cagr going from the start of the mean to the last closing price, I'm not sure what the start of the mean would be.

The value of Y when X = 0

The way I have my software set up I can give you the 20 year CAGR for [more]

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