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Fri Jul 11

Blog Post

jerryguru69 added a blog post. 8:56 AM

Go, Bitcoin, Go

I hope that bitcoin (or some form of cybercurrency) succeeds, but not for the reason you may think. Now that the fever over same seems to have died down, I shall now explain. People seem to be speculating with [more]

Wed Jul 9

Blog Post

jerryguru69 added a blog post. 11:29 PM

Let's Get Ready to Rumble: ETF vs. Mutual Fund

I used to think of these 2 as interchangeable. Which one I bought depended on which account the money was in. I just recently discovered that this was a big mistake, especially in regards to the admin fee. So, here are my [more]

Tue Jul 8

Blog Post

jerryguru69 added a blog post. 10:55 PM

Things I Learned at TMF

It is my rule that when I gain valuable information from a website, I give back to the best of my ability. That is why I am constantly blogging at TMF. This is a collection of some of the gems I have gathered. [more]

Wed Jun 25

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jerryguru69 added a blog post. 9:15 PM

Today's Lottery Ticket: FNMA

No, this is not an investment. Yes, it is a gamble. See, good investing is boring. I make at most half a dozen transactions a year. Like you, I have an itchy mouse finger. So, just to amuse myself, I devote a small % of my brokerage [more]

Mon Jun 23

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jerryguru69 added a blog post. 9:26 AM

The Unsustainability Of Organic Farming

http://www.cnbc.com/id/101776917   OK, CNBC beat me to the punch bowl. I was working on the rough draft [more]

Wed Jun 11

Blog Post

jerryguru69 added a blog post. 8:43 PM

Danger, Will Robinson, Danger: Bond Funds Ahead

We could be in for the so-called “perfect storm”: low interest rates causing fixed income investors to move further out on the risk limb, winding down of QE, and boomers being told to invest 30-40% in fixed income. There is a huge [more]

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jerryguru69 added a blog post. 8:08 PM

Technological Breakthroughs That Ain't

I don't mean to rain on your parade (wait, yes I do...). During the dot-com bubble, there were any number of way cool things I was looking forward to, enriching my life. Most did not pan out. I am old enough to have seen any number [more]

Fri Jun 6

Caps Pick

jerryguru69 made a pick in CAPS. 9:17 AM

Market Vectors Coal (KOL) will Underperform the S&P 500

Caps Pick

jerryguru69 made a pick in CAPS. 9:17 AM

Alliance Resource Partners (ARLP) will Underperform the S&P 500

Caps Pick

jerryguru69 made a pick in CAPS. 9:17 AM

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR) will Underperform the S&P 500

Caps Pick

jerryguru69 made a pick in CAPS. 9:17 AM

Arch Coal, Inc. (ACI) will Underperform the S&P 500

Caps Pick

jerryguru69 made a pick in CAPS. 9:17 AM

Peabody Energy Corp (BTU) will Underperform the S&P 500

Thu May 22

Blog Post

jerryguru69 added a blog post. 11:07 PM

Buying a Good Company at a Fair Price

Of course, this a famous quote from the Oracle of Omaha. The rest of the quote: “is better than buying a fair company at a good price”. Such platitudes are easy to spout, but rather more difficult to actually put into practice. How [more]

Wed May 21

Blog Comment

jerryguru69 commented on jerryguru69's blog post. 10:06 PM

California Drought? Global Warming? Not!

I forgot to add the proverbial "gully washer", as this is another term for the "pineapple express". Streets and gutters turn into lakes and rivers, and your shoes and socks will get soaking wet. Drainage ditches

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jerryguru69 added a blog post. 9:05 PM

California Drought? Global Warming? Not!

Well, it is earnings season. We are being regaled with stories of rising food costs, shrinking corporate margins, California drought, all being blamed on “global warming” (or whatever they are calling it these days). I wish to [more]

Tue Apr 15

Blog Comment

jerryguru69 commented on jerryguru69's blog post. 10:24 PM

Why There Are No Jobs

@awallejr

I agree: us old folks seem to be of marginal value to S&P500, and are retiring, cuz no one wants to hire us so take early SSI. 

But,that is

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jerryguru69 commented on jerryguru69's blog post. 9:48 PM

Why There Are No Jobs

@TMFHousel

umm...wait a second. Are you maintaining that decline in labor force % rate is most voluntary, and not due to job prospects or economic conditions? 

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jerryguru69 commented on TMFJMo's blog post. 7:39 PM

A Stupid Contest and a Better Idea

Hard to argue with this one. 

How about: the time period is 12 mos. They can trade as much or as little they want, and adopt any strategy they wish, but trading fees will be deducted. They can choose their

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Thu Apr 10

Blog Post

jerryguru69 added a blog post. 9:02 PM

High Fructose Corn Syrup Explained

I shall now do a magic trick: calling upon my knowledge of chemistry from a previous life to reveal the deep, dark secrets of HFCS. SUCROSE This is ordinary [more]

Tue Apr 8

Blog Post

jerryguru69 added a blog post. 8:18 PM

Why There Are No Jobs

U3 Hey, unemployment is improving! No, not quite. The official unemployment rate is technically called the U3. Yes, there are many different ways to measure how many people do [more]

CAPS Stats & Trivia

CAPS Player Rating 94.75
Player Rank 3934 out of 74976
Score 4642.24
Score Change Today +14.13
Accuracy 52.82%
Active Picks 173
Total Picks 291
Best Pick TSLA (+656.60)
Worst Pick SPWR (-352.78)
Average Score per Pick 16.01
Charms Earned 15
Highest Rated Favorite No Favorites Selected
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Boards Stats & Trivia

CAPS All Star
Board Posts 8
Recs Received 3
People who have rec'd these posts 3
Recs to Posts Ratio (last 30 days) N/A
Threads Started 5
Threads Started Percentage 62.50 %
Most Frequent Board Intermediate/Advanced Investment
Very First Post Enron!!! (oh, brother...) (2/27/2009)
Percentage of Posts Rec'd 37.50 %
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