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pauleckler posted to the Boeing Company board. 1:41 PM

Earnings Looking Good

http://wallstcheatsheet.com/business/boeing-reaches-cruising...

8% revenue gain for the quarter; 14% earnings gain.

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pauleckler posted to the Dow Chemical Company board. 1:35 PM

Earnings Beat Expectations

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/dow-chemical-profit-rises-75-...

Ebita growth in all sectors. Mostly from cost cutting. Revenue up 0.5%.

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pauleckler replied to the Investing Beginners board. 1:22 PM

Re: Any recommendations for Best Online Broker?

Most discount brokers do a very good job these days. Some have special services or are better at some things like bond trading than others.

Usually you will be best off to decide what services you plan to use and then consider the cost of [more]

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pauleckler replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 1:13 PM

Re: Where to find plastic window safety tabs

Yes, I found them as sash vent stops too.

http://www.swisco.com/guides/view33

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pauleckler replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:04 PM

Re: Where to find plastic window safety tabs

I recently went through this for the fold-in latches for my vinyl windows. One of them had broken.

I searched for window latches and found that both Home Depot and Amazon have them. I measured carefully and ordered from Home Depot. Tbey [more]

Tue Apr 22

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pauleckler posted to the Recipes/Cooking board. 9:21 PM

C&EN: Garlic Breath

Speaking of garlic, C&EN this week reports a study of treatment of garlic breath. Researchers at Ohio State found lemon juice, mint or apples most effective. Results were reported in J. Food Sci.

Also researchers at Univ of Arkansas [more]

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pauleckler replied to the Recipes/Cooking board. 3:02 PM

Re: how to store home-made vinaigrette dressing

Paul, I have a bottle of “Frantoia” brand extra virgin olive oil from Sicily that I store in the fridge at 37-degrees F. It will mostly solidify at that temperature

Thanks, CJV. Thanks for the additional data point.

I think [more]

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pauleckler replied to the Renewable Energy board. 2:52 PM

Re: Hemp for renewable energy

"New" crops are such a complex issue. We have quite a few under discussion including switchgrass and dozens of weeds.

You would think the bottom line ultimately is solar yield/acre consistent with climate [more]

Mon Apr 21

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pauleckler replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:55 PM

Re: Cut salt, reduce deaths

They do know that salt raises blood pressure in a large fraction of the population (but not everyone).

They also know that high blood pressure is destructive to your health.

So yes, excessive use of salt is detrimental to many of [more]

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pauleckler posted to the Book Club (Nonfiction) board. 2:15 PM

Story of the New York Times: 1851-1951

“The Story of the New York Times: 1851-1951,” by Meyer Becker, Simon and Schuster, NY, 1951. This 589-page hardback is the story of the New York Times newspaper from its beginning in 1851. The New York Times name was used by newspapers as early as [more]

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pauleckler replied to the Value Hounds board. 12:40 PM

Re: Why is everyone still earnings-obsessed?

Earnings are at least an audited number. It is perhaps the most reliable indicator of business performance we have. But we do know it is not perfect and can be distorted by various factors.

Book value is notoriously unreliable as most assets [more]

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pauleckler replied to the Recipes/Cooking board. 12:30 PM

Re: how to store home-made vinaigrette dressing

I've started making my own vinaigrette salad dressing, but am finding that it all coagulates into a solid mass in the fridge.

Here is a chemist's point of view on this problem.

The handbooks say olive oil forms a white [more]

Sun Apr 20

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pauleckler posted to the Chemicals board. 5:11 PM

Westlake Chemicals

I just updated their Wiki article from their 10K.

http://wiki.fool.com/Westlake_Chemical

They make their own ethylene, chlorine, PVC, and go all the way to building products like [more]

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pauleckler posted to the Foolish Collective board. 5:08 PM

Westlake Chemicals

For those who want to play abundant natural gas and low prices and the housing market, take a look at Westlake Chemicals. I just updated their Wiki article from the 10K.

[more]

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pauleckler posted to the Health and Nutrition board. 2:08 PM

WSJ: Dirty money

Wall Street Journal had article reporting that paper money is one of the dirtiest things in our possession. Microbiologists found most of the common germs: staph, strep, e coli, food poisoning, and even pathogens.

And keeping money in a [more]

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pauleckler replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:58 PM

Re: Alternative LBYM discussion

The most important is--

- Saved a minimum of 15% of earned income

Save, save, save. Start a regular saving program early in your career and keep at it. Keep increasing it whenever you get the chance. Especially when you get a raise [more]

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pauleckler replied to the Value Hounds board. 1:50 PM

Re: Accuracy of financial data

Standard & Poor's is the company best known for trying to adjust and report comparable numbers to their internal standards. Now that what used to be called extraordinary items get included in earnings, mgt can obscure bad operating numbers with [more]

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pauleckler replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 1:40 PM

Re: oven issue

Most gas appliances with electronic ignition have a safety sequence where electronics lights pilot light and sensor turns on main gas when pilot light is lit.

You can have a failure in this circuit which would keep gas from lighting. Failure [more]

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pauleckler replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 1:32 PM

Re: dividend stocks

The Dividend Growth Discussion board on Fooldom publishes a list of Dividend Champions.

http://boards.fool.com/updated-dividend-champions-31190573.a...

I [more]

Sat Apr 19

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pauleckler replied to the Value Hounds board. 3:04 PM

Re: CNBC: Next 25 years

And of course they have the luxury of picking the winners from 25 years ago.

They could have just as easily selected Enron, GM, Chrysler, or any of about two dozen companies that failed over those 25 years.

Yes, you had to be savvy [more]

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