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Sat Jul 12

CAPS Outperform Pitch Reply

tomlongrpv commented on tomlongrpv's pitch for BRK-B. 9:07 PM

Sorry I am slow responding. Good question. I can't seem to identify any good buys in this market right now. You?

Wed Jun 11

Blog Comment

tomlongrpv commented on jerryguru69's blog post. 11:47 PM

Danger, Will Robinson, Danger: Bond Funds Ahead

Agreed.  No one belongs in bonds unless they can just invest enough directly in bonds to disversify on their own and hold for the term.  That at least prevents the devastation you describe that bond funds cause but right

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Tue Jun 3

Blog Comment

tomlongrpv commented on lquadland10's blog post. 12:43 AM

The land of the Free..............

I have news for you.  Your mortgage data in the form of your note and deed of trust are public record on file with the couty recorder and this is the way it has been for literally hundreds of years.  It's easier to get the

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Sat May 31

Blog Comment

tomlongrpv commented on TMFHelical's blog post. 12:03 AM

Unexpected Roadblock for Individual Insurance

The bottom line is that the insurers all cherry pick.  Competition in a free market naturally requires them to do this.  The ACA limits this so that some lower risk people will now pay more and other higher risk

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Thu May 29

Blog Post

tomlongrpv added a blog post. 12:10 AM

Smart Beta? Please educate me.

I am skeptical of all open ended mutual funds because they all make me partners of people I don't know, most of whom I think will panic in down markets or overreact in up markets--either way they force the fund I own part of to make [more]

Sat May 24

Blog Comment

tomlongrpv commented on inthemoneystock's blog post. 12:23 AM

Is Apple Inc. Headed To New All Time Highs?

I have a simpler approach.  Buy AAPL a 86 and hold.  I only wish I had bought more than 200 shares.  But I have seen it go from no dividends to a reliable stream of dividends.

Thu May 15

Blog Comment

tomlongrpv commented on inthemoneystock's blog post. 9:48 PM

Short Warren Buffet: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Is Headed Lower

Berkshire Hathaway is getting too big to grow the way it used to grow but it has some long term advantages and is good for high income individuals to hold long term because it provides growth without dividends that force you to pay

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tomlongrpv commented on awallejr's blog post. 9:43 PM

Average Joe Really Did learn His Lesson

Yes baby boomers are retiring but bond yields are so poor that now really is a bad time to buy.  Despite the risks dividend paying stocks may still be a better bet.  But I agree IPOs seem to be mostly hype.

Blog Comment

tomlongrpv commented on tomlongrpv's blog post. 9:34 PM

Sell BP

Even if they escape liability the trouble they have had is a sign of poor management.

Sun May 11

Blog Post

tomlongrpv added a blog post. 8:28 PM

Sell BP

I purchased a small stake in BP right after the spill and saw it gain about 70%.  Despite this I have decided that BP's prospects, at least mid-range and perhaps long range, have deteriorated to the point where I sold my [more]

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