drillerjim101

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Sat Jan 30

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drillerjim101 replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 2:42 PM

Re: Trader or not trader?

I believe there is another VERY crucial factor to consider in this matter:

Saul is retired from his medical practice. He now must live off his investments. That means pay the mortgage, help your child through college, buy food and clothing, [more]

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drillerjim101 replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 5:20 AM

Re: My portfolio at the end of January

Streina,

Your query about whether Saul is or is not a "short-term trader" may best be answered according to one's definition.

This is a definition according to McClellan Financial Publications:

"A short term [more]

Thu Jan 21

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drillerjim101 replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 12:43 PM

Re: Right now is why I couldn't be a market timer

He takes incredible STRENGTH and SELF DISCIPLINE to have the wisdom to not sell in a down and scary market but rather use it as a wonderful buying opportunity. This is a classic time that illustrates the wisdom of what Saul has been doing for decades [more]

Sun Jan 17

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drillerjim101 replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 11:15 AM

Re: Staying in vs timing the market, a look at 2

Letting the markets be free vs government intervention...

Hmmm...let me think...

Naw, give me free market capitalism every time.

Every time.

Jim

Wed Jan 13

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drillerjim101 replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 7:27 AM

Re: On coin flips, hindsight and lucky calls

"I think I'd rather not place my bets on which stocks will become giants, when they are at very high PE's and have very small earnings."

Saul,

This post, #15412, should be passed down to our children and grandchildren. [more]

Sat Dec 19

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drillerjim101 replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 6:32 PM

Re: skx

Brilliant advice, Jeb!

Thanks,

Jim

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drillerjim101 replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 11:36 AM

Re: Synchronoss (SNCR) - A mid-quarter review.

"To summarize, This isn't a company that is going to take over the world, but it's an interesting relatively unknown, boring sounding, but surprisingly innovative little company that is quite profitable, moving into new areas, and consistently [more]

Fri Dec 18

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drillerjim101 replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 12:26 PM

Re: More on BOFI

The criticisms of Saul's posts regarding BOFI are beginning to sound shrill and very silly to me.

I believe it is time for all us us to grow up and remember we all come from different backgrounds with vastly different investment [more]

Thu Dec 10

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drillerjim101 replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 8:36 AM

Re: LGIH - news??

"The vast drilling region spread across western Texas and southeast New Mexico called the Permian Basin is credited with fueling the Allied victory in World War II. Now, its prolific wells and low costs are providing a rare redoubt for energy [more]

Wed Dec 2

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drillerjim101 replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 5:29 PM

Re: Something Has to be Said

Hi Jeb,

I am now consistently beating the S&P 500 index handily.

Up 13% YTD vs S&P around 1.7%. And October was brutal for SKX, and BOFI (which I sold after holding for 3 years).

Jim

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drillerjim101 replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 5:03 PM

Re: Skechers (SKX) incredibly good interview

Absolutely loved how the CEO said:

"We believe the best Christmas gift we can give OUR INVESTORS is continued long term growth over the next 5 years."

That puts me in the Christmas spirit!

Jim

Tue Dec 1

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drillerjim101 posted to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 7:14 PM

Something Has to be Said

This subject has been rolling around in my head for several weeks and I've finally decided that it is time to share my thoughts in writing.

I've been investing for about 40 years now and am dating myself by confessing to subscribing to Louis [more]

Sat Feb 12

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drillerjim101 wrote 9:20 PM

In the immortal words of Ronald Reagan: The Best is Yet to Come.

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