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captainccs replied to the Apple User's Group board. 7:39 AM

Re: Mac Preventive Maintenance

Another useful tip. I really dislike "clearing the caches" because it destroys useful stuff but sometimes you have to reload a page without the cache. There is shortcut to do it!

Option-Command-R

Reloads the page ignoring [more]

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captainccs posted to the Apple User's Group board. 7:25 AM

Mac Preventive Maintenance

For the past few weeks I've been blaming my telco for my shoddy internet connection. I have my audio system plugged into the Audio-out but the start-up sound still used to come through the Mac's speakers, then a week ago it stopped [more]

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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:21 AM

Re: China going Facist?

That is the thing making the rounds of political circles now.

They even made a movie about it, Back to the Future

BTW, you missed the Caliphate...

I don't buy the German "Volk" being Facist, in [more]

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captainccs replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 5:57 AM

Re: Pure to neutral but secular tail winds.

The Register's market share numbers

---- AFA Share ----
2018 2017 Growth

DELL 34.2 28.0 22%
NetApp 26.1 25.3 3%
Pure 11.2 11.9 -6%
HPE 11.1 15.0 -26%
IBM 5.6 8.5 -34%
Hitachi 3.2 3.5 [more]

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captainccs replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 4:57 AM

Re: Pivotal Sell Off

If the selling pressure due to the expiration continues, it may present an even better time to add. But the picture isn’t terribly clear currently.

We tend to focus too much at times and miss the forest for the [more]

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captainccs replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 4:33 AM

Re: Elizabeth Warren - Indian

I did not think it was a word.

It's a Spanish word but with only one 'd,' nada. That's how language evolves.

Denny Schlesinger

Yesterday

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captainccs replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 8:54 PM

Re: Pivotal Sell Off

Back in November 2015 I bought three SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drives and they have performed very well. The equivalent USB 3.1 product is 25% slower! The Extreme model is now twice the price but still seems to be the best choice. But they are [more]

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captainccs replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 5:29 PM

Re: Pivotal Sell Off

OK.....are you calling the bottom? :)

When I saw PVTL drop like that I wondered if I should have sold after all so I decided to look at the chart. The recent low as last Thursday. Interesting. Once on the chart page, why not see what [more]

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captainccs replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 3:38 PM

Re: Pivotal Sell Off

I just checked all my stocks, they all hit bottom last Thursday, including PVTL despite the lockup expiration.

Denny Schlesinger

Tue Oct 16

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captainccs replied to the Apple User's Group board. 1:30 PM

Re: Securely Erasing an SSD before gifting

Start up the Mac in Target Disk Mode and then erase it from another Mac. In the latest version of Disk Utility you can select the security of the erase (1 3, 7 overwrites).

Denny Schlesinger

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captainccs replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 1:17 PM

Re: Bert on ANET

Paul,

Are you aware of the nine figure DoD contract award? As they sign more government contracts Microsoft should diminish its weighing considerable.

Denny Schlesinger

Mon Oct 15

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captainccs replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 6:25 PM

Re: ALERT! Cramer on Nvidia :<(

As I stated, I mostly agree with you *but* the market is always changing and that includes market psychology.

I know you did and I know the market has whims. If you look at long terms results by sector you'll find that high tech [more]

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captainccs replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 4:35 PM

Re: Andres Cardenal bullish on Arista

Bert Hochfeld bullish on Arista


Arista Networks: Locking In A Longer-Term Relationship
Oct. 15, 2018 4:04 PM ET
Bert Hochfeld

Summary

- Arista Networks has seen its shares brutalized over the
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captainccs replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 3:37 PM

Re: ALERT! Cramer on Nvidia :<(

Much better to sell if the facts have changed,

What I'm saying is the position to take WHEN FACTS HAVE NOT CHANGED -- that's what "a buy and hold position" means to me. You are talking about a different [more]

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captainccs replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 3:04 PM

Re: Macroeconomics

Printing money causes inflation.

That was true with commodity money, with gold money, but not with fiat money. In one of the essay I linked I made the following argument: "No matter how much air you add to the atmostphere [more]

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captainccs replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 2:21 PM

Re: Macroeconomics

The other question I am trying to explore is this one theory I have read that taxes at the federal level are wholely unnecessary from a funding perspective. That the purpose of taxes is to force people to have to use the dollar. Two arguments kind [more]

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captainccs replied to the New Paradigm Investing board. 1:53 PM

Re: Andres Cardenal bullish on Arista

Cisco dips as analyst says Arista Networks got its contract
Oct. 15, 2018 9:43 AM ET
By: Brandy Betz, SA News Editor

- William Blair analyst Jason Ader is out positive on Arista Networks (ANET +1.2%) saying that the
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captainccs replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:08 AM

Re: Mish:Europe De-Industrialization Coming

Diesel might be efficient but it is a dirty technology. Try changing the oil sometime... pure soot.

The Captain

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captainccs posted to the New Paradigm Investing board. 9:00 AM

Andres Cardenal bullish on Arista

Arista Networks Down 30%: Buying Opportunity?
Oct. 15, 2018 8:11 AM ET
Andres Cardenal, CFA

Summary

- Arista Networks is down by 30% from its highs of the year.

- Market volatility and unfounded
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captainccs replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 8:00 AM

Re: For any who still think indexes are better

How to make sure you never outperform:

How to Really Diversify Your Retirement Portfolio

Your goal as an investor should be to make sure that you own a collection of investments that will not move in tandem. For an [more]

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