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soycapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:30 PM

Re: Kinder Morgan has a good day

Fortunately I bought a fairly large chunk of KMI earlier this year and I expect it to do quite well with the new consolidation so I plan to keep it. I did make a mistake (I think) when I sold my long held T earlier in the year when the price wars [more]

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soycapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:00 PM

Re: Kinder Morgan deal downside

I thought you guys might be interested in this article on Kinder by Robert Conrad on seeking alpha. Especially check the comment section for the tax implications of the recent change. I have a kind of large chunk of KMI because I've learned the hard [more]

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soycapital replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 6:51 PM

Re: Gallup Poll of Investors

<Amid a strong bull market that drove the S&P 500 up 30% in 2013 and has continued to produce gains, fewer than half of U.S. investors -- 41% -- say that if given an additional $10,000 to save or invest, they would put it in the stock market. [more]

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soycapital replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:27 PM

Re: Foolish Hype !!!

So a question for those of you who have a subscription to one or more of the Fool investment services what do you have and what do you like about the service?
thank you in advance..............

Tue Aug 5

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soycapital replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 3:44 PM

Re: NRF to Acquire Griffin-American Healthcare REIT

just bought some (a starter position) NRF so I hope this is good news.

Thu Jul 31

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soycapital made a pick in CAPS. 11:47 PM

NorthStar Realty Finance (NRF) will Outperform the S&P 500

Wed Jul 30

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soycapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:22 PM

Re: PG&E's nightmare

<The new charges expose PG&E to more than $1 billion in fines. In addition PG&E is facing lawsuits and $2.5 billion in civil fines from regulators.>

One thing for sure is the lawyers will come out smelling like a rose [more]

Tue Jul 29

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soycapital replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:41 PM

Re: A $2,000,000,000,000 Loss Event?

Yeah, okay have fun with all that, I'm going back to bed!

Mon Jul 28

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soycapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:41 PM

Re: OT - Absolutely Beautiful!!!

Rec+1....................
Awesome!

Sat Jul 26

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soycapital replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:00 PM

Re: Where to invest next?

jgc, goofy:
Thanks much for your suggestions I'll look into them and do some other looking around also.

Thu Jul 24

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soycapital replied to the Retirement Investing board. 7:51 PM

Re: Where to invest next?

"The two that I have are VIG and SDY, both dividend oriented etf's"

You know it seems there are many diversified etf portfolios out there of the "set it and forget it" type or passive investing more or less.
I'm [more]

Wed Jul 23

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soycapital replied to the Retirement Investing board. 12:18 AM

Re: Where to invest next?

Some good ideas about how different people use etfs for investing. I've been mostly in individual stocks for years but am realizing now that I would probably be better off in etfs because I don't really enjoy nor have the expertise to do the homework [more]

Tue Jul 22

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soycapital posted to the Mining and Metals board. 6:45 PM

SGDM

Any comments on this new ETF? I have copied part of an article on the ETF below:

thank you in advance! soy

The Sprott Gold Miners ETF (SGDM) debuted today, becoming the latest entrant in the gold miners ETF field.

The new [more]

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soycapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:58 AM

Re: Poll: OT: What kind of fireplace???

<quote> Oregon law requires removal and destruction of uncertified woodstoves and fireplace inserts when a home is sold. If a stove or insert is certified to meet wood smoke emission standards, it can remain in the home. The 2009 Oregon [more]

Mon Jul 21

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soycapital replied to the Falling Knives board. 8:25 PM

Re: Malaysian Air

< Start by being a billionaire and buy an airline!">
You guys have not been aware of what some of the airline stocks are doing?

LUV 12.25 to 28.16 in 52 weeks................


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Sun Jul 20

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soycapital replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:56 PM

Re: Poll: OT: What kind of fireplace???

I wondered what all the activity on METAR was all of the sudden and turns out it is a bunch of wild wood burners.
I've burned wood for heat for 40 years in fact it was not until 12 years ago that we had another source of heat as a [more]

Sat Jul 19

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soycapital replied to the Retirement Investing board. 11:55 AM

Re: Where to invest next?

<I did researching on rebalancing, and ran across a number of papers that said the optimal rebalance interval was 5-7 years>

I did not know this, I am going to have to retrain myself but that is what I want to spend less time messing [more]

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soycapital replied to the Retirement Investing board. 11:18 AM

Re: Where to invest next?

<An ETF won't "hold it's own" any better than the stocks that it contains.>

Not sure that came out right what I mean is that since if an etf can contain stocks from different sectors, countries, etc. it would be less [more]

Fri Jul 18

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soycapital replied to the Retirement Investing board. 8:49 PM

Re: Where to invest next?

Bruce; good info and suggestions.
<If you do use taxable accounts, I'd recommend holding growth oriented ETFs that invest in consumer staples or non-cyclicals, as these tend to be the most recession resistant. Running prospective ETFs prices [more]

Thu Jul 17

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soycapital replied to the Mining and Metals board. 11:56 AM

Re: Anyone interested in Goldcorp?

<I could make some arguments for why trading GG has close to zero risk. But the traffic here is so light these days I'm not sure anyone would read it.>

I'm not a trader so to speak since I usually buy and hold for at least a year. Have [more]

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