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whyaduck1128 replied to the Whole Foods Market, Inc. board. 10:46 AM

Re: WFM selling call option unsuccessful

I'm guessing here--

Either you aren't authorized to sell calls, or you
aren't authorized to sell "naked" calls and don't have enough shares to cover if the stock is called.

Thu Aug 18

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whyaduck1128 replied to the My Dumbest Investment board. 4:24 PM

Re: Dumbest Investment

President Reagan always loved to quote the translation of an old Russian proverb--"Trust, but verify."

I admit to not doing enough due diligence too often, but I try most of the time, even with MF stocks. The Fool usually makes [more]

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whyaduck1128 replied to the My Dumbest Investment board. 4:20 PM

Re: Rare Earths

I got burned on MCP stock. That kind of thing happens.

The dumb part was that I did it TWICE. Berated myself for bailing out, then saw it go way lower.

Net--I made a bad move, got out, bought it when it dropped lower, watched it [more]

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whyaduck1128 replied to the My Dumbest Investment board. 4:15 PM

Re: My Dumbest Investment

I made that mistake in the early 1980s. I bought some Braniff (hottest flight attendants I'd ever seen) and lost the modest amount I invested.

I've bought exactly one airline stock since then, AAL when it was in bankruptcy. Made some [more]

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whyaduck1128 replied to the Lockheed Martin Corp. board. 4:10 PM

Re: Lockheed exchange

I have been wondering the same thing. Until someone explains this to me in terms an educated investor (and not a word-parsing lawyer) can understand, I'm not taking the offer--whatever it is.

Meanwhile, I still like the company and [more]

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