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Tue Mar 25

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whyaduck1128 commented on an article. 4:07 PM

7 Questions About Warren Buffett That Every Investor Ought to Ask

I wish you slobbering sycophants would stop referencing Mr. Buffett's record going back to 1964, as if things he did in the Sixties, Seventies, Eighties , and even Nineties are that relevant to what WE should be investing in

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Fri Mar 14

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whyaduck1128 commented on an article. 8:15 AM

1 Stunning Number from the White House About Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

If a number representing "profitability" comes from the White House or Congress, regardless of party, I assume it's a lie.

What concerns me is that The Fool does not question such numbers. Is it now

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Fri Mar 7

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whyaduck1128 commented on an article. 4:46 PM

Warren Buffett Just Bought Another Million Shares of This Company

Even when Buffett admits to making a mistake, something he is notably willing to admit, The Fool persists in acting like he's infallible.

That said, XOM looks good to me, and Buffett buying more, while it

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Tue Mar 4

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whyaduck1128 commented on an article. 4:54 PM

Today's 3 Worst Stocks in the S&P 500

For a site that is supposed to be about investing for the long term, The Fool certainly seems to be reacting a lot to short-term, even one-day swings in the market.

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Sat Mar 1

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Fri Feb 21

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whyaduck1128 commented on an article. 7:44 PM

In an Age of Constantly Rising Tuitions, This College Gives Full Scholarships to Every Student

rapid72--Kentucky was a slave state. Along with three other slave states, Missouri, Delaware, and Maryland, it did not secede from the Union. This enables Kentuckians to play it both ways--They're Southern when it suits them, Yankee

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whyaduck1128 commented on an article. 7:34 PM

Is Now a Good Time to Buy Whole Foods?

Will the likes of this puff piece on behalf of the company headed by your new board of directors member be standard for The Fool from here on out?

If so, let me know and I'll gladly bow out, no matter how much I

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whyaduck1128 commented on an article. 7:22 PM

It's Time to Stop Listening to Wall Street Analysts

What irritates me the most about these analysts is how upset they get about companies' missing the ANALYSTS' target numbers, as if meeting those numbers is more important than doing the best job possible and making the most money,

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whyaduck1128 commented on an article. 7:14 PM

Why Do Our Best and Brightest Young People Want to Work on Wall Street?

I don't have to buy a book to know why they gravitate to Wall Street--

1. Money.

2. The status that money can buy.

3. More money.

4. The things that

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whyaduck1128 commented on an article. 7:06 PM

Investing's Biggest Irony: Everyone Thinks They're a Contrarian

I spent four years attending and graduating from a Catholic university, then ten years in the corporate world before I decided to tell them to shove all their you-know-what. I'm quite aware of how groupthink works, and how

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whyaduck1128 commented on an article. 6:50 PM

2014 Capital Gains Tax: 6 Things You Need to Know

BTW--This was a very good article, Dan. Good work by you and any staff who contributed, factually correct and well written.

I would add one more thing, though, and given the Fool's worship of all things Buffett,

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whyaduck1128 commented on an article. 6:40 PM

2014 Capital Gains Tax: 6 Things You Need to Know

Winehouse and bailey 57 are correct. Do not own MLPs inside a tax-deferred vehicle such as an IRA, Roth IRA, or 401 (k). Just...don't...do...it.

As a matter of fact, speaking as a tax preparer, I don't think you

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Sat Feb 15

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Another Great Quarter For Disney

Warren Buffett could walk out on a stage, go to stage center, drop his pants, take a big dump, pull up his pants, and leave--and MF would go orgasmic over what wisdom he had just expressed.

Why is it that when

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Wed Feb 12

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Fri Jan 31

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whyaduck1128 commented on an article. 7:13 PM

Why Shares of Boyd Gaming Company Popped

I don't know a thing about Macau and other foreign operations, and I haven't been to Atlantic City in years. I do know Las Vegas fairly well, though, and IMO Boyd's operations there, while not nearly as glamorous as those of MGM,

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The Average Investor Is Incredibly Boring

"Great Rotation" is down there with "plunge", "crater", "surge", and "skyrocket" in terms of overused and misused market terms.

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whyaduck1128 commented on an article. 6:47 PM

Apple Back at $500: Time to Buy or Time to Panic?

Trololololo, alan, skoob--Well said. Apple's stock price is getting punished because some analysts decided well ahead of time that whatever numbers the company posted, they'd be "disappointing". I think many of them

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