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Thu Apr 3

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pondee619 commented on an article. 2:45 PM

The Real Key to Growth in Macau

Several questions, if you please:

1. In the table above, is "Table Games Win Per Day" is this win per table per day or TOTAL win on table games per day?

2. If the former, why is

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Wed Apr 2

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pondee619 commented on an article. 3:41 PM

Why on Earth Are SUVs and Trucks Outselling Cars?

Gee Jim,

Can you make a point without being insulting? ("monstrous city", "trite and arrogant solutions")

Should the price of gas go up, making it less affordable to

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pondee619 commented on an article. 11:02 AM

Will the ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Finale Ruin ‘How I Met Your Dad’ Spinoff?

"...though Lives started off with decent numbers". You have to completely discount those numbers as a hangover to the Mother finale. Let's see what happens after the next several showings and judge the show on its own. In

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pondee619 commented on an article. 10:50 AM

Why on Earth Are SUVs and Trucks Outselling Cars?

"Why on Earth Are SUVs and Trucks Outselling Cars?" Because gas prices are not yet high enough.

Want more proof, check I-95 in Conneticuit each morning and afternoon rush. While on the road, look to

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Tue Apr 1

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pondee619 commented on an article. 1:13 PM

MLB Ticket Price Averages $27.93 After 2% Increase

"Major League Baseball's average ticket price rose 2% this season to $27.93"

That is NOT the average ticket price. It is the average "non-premimum" ticket price; See:

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pondee619 commented on an article. 8:28 AM

5 Tax Deductions That Are Typically Overlooked

"So if you commuted 5,000 miles for work purposes, you'd be able to deduct up to $2,800."

Miles in commuting to work are deductable? Are the train/bus fares in getting to work also deductable? I didn't

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Fri Mar 28

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pondee619 commented on an article. 2:01 PM

Consider Buying Panera on Weakness

"The company has a forward P/E of 21,...

Expectations still call for the company to grow revenue 7.4% in 2014 and 10.7% in 2015."

How does a company with a PEG ratio over 2 still

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pondee619 commented on an article. 11:40 AM

One-Sentence Financial Rules

"7. It's strange that you go to the doctor once a year, but check your investments once a day"

I'm checking on my personal condition/health with every breath, step and heart beat. Aren't you?

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Thu Mar 27

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pondee619 commented on an article. 9:57 AM

FDA Rejects Eli Lilly's Diabetes Drug Empagliflozin

tchams:

73,000 is nowhere near 60 or 85 much less an average, rounded or otherwise, of the two. It is off by a factor of ONE THOUSAND.

Sloppy writing, sloppy proof reading leads to sloppy

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pondee619 commented on an article. 9:02 AM

FDA Rejects Eli Lilly's Diabetes Drug Empagliflozin

"Assume the average Model S is sold with about 73,000 kwh of battery (average of the 60 kwh and 85 kwh versions available"

I do not understand how the average of 60 kwh and 85 kwh is 73,000 kwh.

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Wed Mar 26

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pondee619 commented on an article. 3:08 PM

There Is Money To Be Made In Store Brand Foods

"ConAgra trades at a hefty discount to its peers, at only 11 times next year's earnings"

"ConAgra trades a forward P/E of 13 based on next year's earnings estimates"

Huh?

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Tue Mar 25

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pondee619 commented on an article. 8:33 AM

Why Bank of America Should Be Stressed

" Wells Fargo notes it suspects its losses would be $2.4 billion versus $20.5 billion projected by the Fed"

Are they looking at the same thing?! If so, how can they be off by a factor of 8.5.

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Mon Mar 24

Caps Pick

pondee619 made a pick in CAPS. 11:49 AM

Tesla Motors (TSLA) will Outperform the S&P 500

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pondee619 commented on an article. 8:43 AM

What Bank of America Needs to Learn From Apple

"Edwin Land, the man who invented instance photography"

What is "instance photography"?

Fri Mar 21

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pondee619 commented on an article. 1:13 PM

Why ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Is a Huge Risk for Disney

mnadel:

I disagree. At least this story is about one company and possible influences to its price. To my mind this is far better than:

Better Buy: Granny Smith vs. Star Lug Wrench

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pondee619 commented on an article. 12:35 PM

A Simple Change That Would Help Millions of Investors

Would the change work to lower fees or keep people out of the market? Would fees go down or would people not pay them and keep their money in the matre$$?

Thu Mar 20

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pondee619 commented on an article. 1:16 PM

New "Star Wars" Set 30 Years After "Jedi"

" R2-D2 was the only "official cast member" he would announce." With C-3PO the ONLY machines EVER to never become obsolete.

R2-D2, along with Anakin Skywalker (Darth Vader), Obi-Wan Kenobi,

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Wed Mar 19

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pondee619 commented on an article. 4:33 PM

Hope Springs Eternal for Amazon.com Investors

My difficulty with Amazon is, there is only one reason to buy anything from Amazon, TOTAL COST (price plus shipping). Maybe the convenience of being able to shop whlie in your jammies.

However, total cost is the

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pondee619 commented on an article. 11:25 AM

This Company Fought to Keep Your Taxes Complicated -- and Won

"investigation found that Intuit had spent $11.5 million over the past five years lobbying congress on the tax prep issue."

435 Representatives in the House;

100 Senators;=

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pondee619 commented on an article. 8:49 AM

Why It Doesn't Matter If Wal-Mart and Walgreen Stop Selling Cigarettes

garyomega:

Yes, but the object is to stop people from smoking. If you aren't going to outlaw the practive completely and companies won't stop selling a legal product voluntarily, you tax it out of existence. My

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