ikkyu2’s Activity

Fri Oct 10

Blog Comment

ikkyu2 commented on TMFPostOfTheDay's blog post. 12:36 PM

Prepare for the Currency Wars

For the last 10 years American cars have almost been price-competitive with Japanese and European brands despite the fact that horrible healthcare and pension costs are baked into US automakers' prices.

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ikkyu2 commented on DukeMontrose's blog post. 12:33 PM

Big request

No.  CAPS is set up to evaluate the performance of long term investors, not day traders.

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ikkyu2 commented on BLCWriteworksInk's blog post. 12:32 PM

The Financial Benefits of Investing in Colored Diamonds

you do not need to report diamonds in regards to taxes

Not true, of course.  A better way to put it is that it is easy to evade sales and capital gains taxes on diamond investments.

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Tue Oct 7

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ikkyu2 commented on Fantasygirl123's blog post. 5:25 AM

Well .... Maybe I should not be playing with the Big Boys

Always research the capital structure of a company before buying stock in it.  And keep an eye on it - a debt free company like AAPL can issue $140 billion of debt in a day, and your shares own part of that debt, it's a

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Mon Oct 6

CAPS Outperform Pitch Reply

ikkyu2 commented on ikkyu2's pitch for GTATQ. 12:40 PM

Oops.

Mon Sep 15

Blog Comment

ikkyu2 commented on ikkyu2's blog post. 9:34 PM

Seadrill: stupid cheap again

ElCid, those were the same arguments that I was hearing 3 months ago.  At that time, there were some rigs coming off contract and some brand new rigs coming out of the build yards that SDRL hasn't contracted.

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ikkyu2 added a blog post. 1:15 PM

Seadrill: stupid cheap again

SDRL became stupid cheap again.  As far as I can tell nothing has materially changed since my analyses a few months ago.  It hit 40 and change two months ago, a 52 week high; now it's 29 and change.  Same stock. [more]

Sat Aug 30

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ikkyu2 commented on ikkyu2's blog post. 6:41 PM

Two Thousand

Well heck, if I were going to live forever, I'd feel that way too, NYA.

Thu Aug 28

Blog Comment

ikkyu2 commented on ikkyu2's blog post. 9:01 PM

Two Thousand

So you see a 5% upside from here, awallejr?  Are you really committing cash at this time to that particular bet?

Tue Aug 26

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ikkyu2 commented on ikkyu2's blog post. 8:19 PM

Two Thousand

We'll see what happens when the hedgies get back to work after Labor day!

Mon Aug 25

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ikkyu2 added a blog post. 11:29 PM

Two Thousand

Those of you who await with bated breaths my next miscellaneous ramblings in this space - yes, all zero of you - will recall a prediction I made about 7 months ago.  The prediction was that before the S+P closes above 2000, it [more]

Tue Jun 3

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ikkyu2 added a blog post. 1:59 AM

Reminder

As you recall, my prediction in this space was that the S+P would see 1920; and that then, it would close under 1500 before it closed above 2000.S+P close today was 1924.  I'm sticking by this one. [more]

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