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Sat May 14

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zenbro replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 12:16 PM

Re: Quesion on SWKS

"I am not sure how you came to this conclusion. The market cap for SWKS is $11.5 billion (~190 million shares x $60.75 a share). I don't think they have enough cash on hand to buyback all of the shares."

You're right, of course, [more]

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zenbro replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:44 AM

Re: Define "whopping"

""Sell in May and go away"? Bubblevision ran a piece on their website a few weeks ago saying this year "sell in May and go away" could be the wrong strategy, so another vote for bailing out of the [more]

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zenbro replied to the Free For All Economics board. 8:27 AM

Re: Darden Screws 74,000 Employees Every Pay Period

Wow, that is a good reason to never eat in their restaurants. I feel for the workers, but can't support a corporation that acts like that.

Tue May 10

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zenbro replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 9:39 PM

Re: Can juries level the playing field?

"In the inner city neighborhood where I grew up, the drug house at the end of the block had more BMW-driving white preppies from the suburbs than black folks buying dope."

I don't have any links handy to back this up, but I have [more]

Mon May 9

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zenbro replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:57 PM

Re: Aviation high school

"Houses are built with pre-constructed roof trusses. The guys on site don't have to measure or calculate angles or make precise cuts or even nail the angled boards together. In fact, the trusses are held together with metal plates so the cuts [more]

Fri May 6

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zenbro replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:10 PM

Re: Bees

" The name of their honey company is "North and South" Honey Company.

They move their bees back and forth from Southeast Georgia near the Okefenokee Swamp up to Northern Michigan near Charlevoix and Traverse City, [more]

Sun May 1

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zenbro replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 8:03 PM

Re: test

Wow, great post, Saul, thanks for sharing !

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zenbro replied to the Retired Fools board. 10:18 AM

Re: Living on Dividends and Interest?

Good thread, folks, it helps me to hear how people are handling their retirement money !

Sat Apr 30

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zenbro replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:11 AM

Re: Burn the Rich: Riots engulf French streets

"By the time the Baby Boomers have all retired and are competing against one another for the services of caregivers, younger people will be able to command much higher hourly rates than the ones quoted above."

Notehound, the small [more]

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zenbro replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 7:45 AM

Re: This is kinda cool

Pretty cool ! I xc skate ski a couple of nights a week in the winter using a headlamp. I wonder how much light these suits or vests throw
off ?

The headlamp is OK, it definitely helps, but on downhill turns I'm not seeing the trail all [more]

Fri Apr 29

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zenbro replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:52 PM

Re: Latest news on exercise

"All true. I know a sea of people, all lifelong jocks, joggers, gym rats et al, who by their 40s and 50s had had knees and hips replaced and spinal surgeries not to mention bursitis, arthritis etc etc."

Life long jock here :-) I am [more]

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zenbro replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:41 PM

Re: Playing the Woman Card

"Women have an apparently unlimited agenda of special right and privileges they want, just like homosexuals."

You're just stirring the pot, right ???

In your real, not online, life do you make statements like this ???

Tue Apr 19

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zenbro replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:48 PM

Re: Carnival Corp threatens to cancel Cuba cruis

"If I were one of those people prone to lecturing which I am not, suggest that if all y'all took 0.5% of your military budgets and instead of waving your over priced military around used it for the State Dept to try diplomacy ... but of course I [more]

Sat Apr 16

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zenbro replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:15 AM

Re: Many Don't Enjoy Retirement...

great thread, love reading about retirement lifestyles !

I plan on being in the workforce for 2 more years, and I do not expect to have any problems adjusting to the lack of work structure. I work for a huge company, with all of the [more]

Mon Apr 11

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zenbro posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:29 AM

Another Pro dividend vs buyback

http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2016-04-11/dividends-a...

I know some smart people on this board prefer buybacks, I am pro [more]

Sat Apr 9

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zenbro replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:06 AM

Re: Bonds, stocks, Janet & TINA

good article, thanks for posting it. his article on holding cash was also very good. he is a good writer to follow !

Thu Apr 7

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zenbro replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:53 AM

Re: Uberization of Lawn Care

"This now almost past winter was a relatively easy one compared to last year when they probably lost money in the worst ice and snow winter anyone can remember. There is nothing like having two meter deep snow banks followed by a heavy rain [more]

Mon Apr 4

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zenbro replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:43 PM

Re: My pension fund

thanks for posting, I am really interested in how current retiree's are dealing with the low rate environment.

I hope to retire in 2 years. I can have a monthly pension, or take a buyout, leaning toward the pension. Will have a 401k to draw [more]

Sat Apr 2

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zenbro replied to the Retired Fools board. 10:01 PM

Re: Exposure to Stocks in Retirement

great thread !

bonds act as ballast, or shock absorbers, to dampen out all the the ups and downs that occur. So all of the older retirees that are 75-95% in equities, how did you handle the 2008 meltdown ? Did you have the same allocation [more]

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