rmenschel

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Wed May 4

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rmenschel replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 10:35 AM

Re: MSFT, HHC and Z

SA isn't the only Foolish service. Check Fool commentaries for those stocks and you may find them recommended by other services.

Why did you buy the stocks in the first place? Is your theory still valid, and do you think the stocks will [more]

Fri Apr 29

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rmenschel replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 1:24 AM

Re: Transitioning from funds to stocks - suggestions

My company was purchased, and so I had to move my 401K to new owner, or elsewhere. I took about 20% of the 401K and moved it into ETrade (where I had high-interest savings at the time), figuring this would be my experimentation money, and the rest [more]

Wed Apr 27

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rmenschel replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 11:53 PM

Re: pay down low-interest debt or save?

Since this is a HELOC, what tax bracket are you in? Remember that the interest you pay on the HELOC is deductible. If you pay 25% in taxes, that 4% interest can become 3% after taxes.

What flexibility do you have in that Roth IRA? If it's [more]

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rmenschel replied to the Options Beginners board. 9:03 PM

Re: Extending a covered call

>>and the option sold on February 8.
> I don't understand what you mean by that.

I put in my offer (a sell order) to sell the option contracts in January, with a price limit of $1.30. On February 8, someone purchased the [more]

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rmenschel replied to the Investing Beginners board. 10:03 AM

Re: What I'm looking at

Expecting oil and therefore jet fuel prices to go back up (within a year or two), I would not invest in any airline stock at this time.

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rmenschel replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 1:05 AM

Re: Paying down Mortgage

The right answer depends on housing appreciation. What you have now is a leveraged purchase of an investment, real estate. You paid a small fraction of what that real estate is worth.

Owing almost all of the mortgage to the bank, if housing [more]

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rmenschel replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 12:56 AM

Re: Options - Selling Puts

> I own Under Armour. Since it is a decently volatile stock, I'd like to add to my position if it ever fell to, let's say $60/share (Currently trading at 76). I'll maybe give it 3 months.

Good. Options expire according to calendar, so you [more]

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rmenschel posted to the Options Beginners board. 12:19 AM

Extending a covered call

In January, with EXC hovering around $27 a share, I offered to sell contracts for EXC at a strike price of $33, expiration April 15, for $1.30. The stock rose about 14% in two weeks, and the option sold on February 8. EXC then happened to reach that [more]

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