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  • David Jackson
    I'm seeing astonishingly aggressive monetization by $TWTR. Seems like 1 in 5 tweets in my timeline is an ad.
    Thu, 7:52 AM
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    • bd4uandu: Ah David about the banner for the app .....
      Thu, 8:46 AM
    • Charles Moscoe: Saw this also. Pretty sketchy disclosure for a native ad. FTC probably on to it already. Look for 8 figure settlement in the future.
      Thu, 10:22 AM
      • David Jackson
        Outstanding comment on $SCHD: http://seekingalpha.com/c/uvj38
        Thu, 3:47 AM
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          • David Jackson
            Best Practices For Startups - A List (the best practices I've catalogued while building Seeking Alpha): http://bit.ly/13aDsCM
            Thu, 3:28 AM
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              • David Jackson
                The median earnings of working men aged 30 to 45 without a high school diploma fell 20% from 1990 to 2013 when adjusted for inflation.
                Wed, 9:32 AM
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                • sheldond: Wow...time to get a GED...the time where an uneducated man could walk out the door and become successful might be a thing of the past
                  Wed, 10:22 AM
                • sheldond: A few outliers make it but most in this position can't even conceive it...that's less tax money as well...Early childhood Ed the answer?
                  Wed, 10:24 AM
                  • David Jackson
                    Does $LNKD's acquisition of Lynda.com put it in competition with $CSOD?
                    Tue, 6:13 PM
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                    • David Jackson: Meaning -- they are now competing with CSOD, but have an advantage?
                      Tue, 7:27 PM
                    • Forward View: Not significantly competing right now. Just meant that $LNKD is the best in the sector. $CSOD seems more like a future acquisition target.
                      Wed, 1:04 AM
                      • David Jackson
                        The new Seeking Alpha premium marketplace -- starting with these 12: http://bit.ly/1Gfvwi5
                        Tue, 2:50 PM
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                          • David Jackson
                            That Was Quick! Seeking Alpha's First Premium Author Hits $200,000 In Annual Revenue http://seekingalpha.com/a/1u4we
                            Tue, 10:56 AM
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                            • Chris DeMuth Jr.: I have a few great ideas for additional products in other strategies and specialized niches. One that would be a big add would be 1 on REITs
                              Tue, 1:23 PM
                              • David Jackson
                                Great quote from $BOX CEO Aaron Levie: http://bit.ly/1CT4Ujb
                                Apr 17, 6:57 AM
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                                  • David Jackson
                                    Reading: AT&T Clearance Sale Going On Now $T $DTV $AMX $DISH http://seekingalpha.com/a/1tw3g
                                    Apr 16, 4:50 PM
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                                    • Chris DeMuth Jr.: There are antitrust & FCC issues which we are tracking. It should clear both in the months ahead. There is also surmountable political noise
                                      Apr 17, 6:58 AM
                                    • Chris DeMuth Jr.: Between the high deal probability and limited if any $DTV downside if the deal breaks, $DTV is a good way to get $T safe and cheap exposure.
                                      Apr 17, 7:00 AM
                                      • David Jackson
                                        Reading: Halliburton Clearance Sale Going On Now $HAL http://seekingalpha.com/a/1txbc
                                        Apr 16, 4:49 PM
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                                        • David Jackson: Chris -- I'm loving these articles of yours. Outstanding.
                                          Apr 17, 6:54 AM
                                        • Chris DeMuth Jr.: Thank, David. I enjoyed writing them. >99.999% of the effort/cost/time is in the research, so after I am fully sized, it is nice to share.
                                          Apr 17, 7:01 AM
                                          • David Jackson
                                            Reading: Staples Clearance Sale Going On Now $SPLS http://seekingalpha.com/a/1twtu
                                            Apr 16, 4:46 PM
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                                            • Chris DeMuth Jr.: I enthusiastically support my fellow shareholders who helped encourage the deal between $SPLS & $ODP. It will probably close and save big $.
                                              Apr 16, 7:20 PM
                                              • David Jackson
                                                Stan Druckenmiller is betting on 3 surprises in 2015:
                                                Apr 15, 3:44 PM
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                                                • Michael Eisenberg: Oil price will go lower if Obama signs Nuke deal with iran & sanctions removed as Saudi try to halt flows to iran.
                                                  Apr 16, 4:23 AM
                                                • David Jackson: Interesting to look at the performance of the currency ETFs over the last year -- see http://bit.ly/1DLfahi
                                                  Apr 16, 8:35 AM
                                                  • David Jackson
                                                    Question for $YHOO shareholders: Would you have been glad if it had acquired Foursquare?
                                                    Apr 15, 3:42 PM
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                                                    • Charles Moscoe: Marissa Mayer is perhaps the most overrated CEO in history. And Jerry Yang is perhaps the most underrated one.
                                                      Apr 15, 6:13 PM
                                                    • Chris DeMuth Jr.: Charles Moscoe, you are, of course, 100% correct but I have to recuse myself from this conversation due to a conflict/crush on Marissa.
                                                      Apr 15, 6:16 PM
                                                      • David Jackson
                                                        If you follow tech stocks, this is just fantastic: http://bit.ly/1rhk1gp
                                                        Apr 15, 3:41 PM
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                                                          • David Jackson
                                                            News that $NOK is buying $ALU was personally jolting. Memories: (1) When I was a sell-side analyst I covered Lucent and Alcatel.
                                                            Apr 15, 3:15 PM
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                                                            • David Jackson: (10) Was $MSFT's purchase of Nokia's phone business a good idea? Doesn't really look like it now, does it?
                                                              Apr 15, 3:22 PM
                                                            • David Jackson: (11) And so it ends: Lucent gets sold to Alcatel which gets sold to Nokia. Wonder how the people in Lucent are feeling about this.
                                                              Apr 15, 3:23 PM
                                                              • David Jackson
                                                                A question for $YHOO shareholders: Are you glad that MM spent $1bn on Tumblr? Do you think it will turn out to be a good investment?
                                                                Apr 15, 3:07 PM
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                                                                  • David Jackson
                                                                    Reading: Value Stocks for DIY Investors: http://seekingalpha.com/a/1tktw
                                                                    Apr 9, 11:40 AM
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                                                                    • Chris Lau: Both, David: in this stocktalk "Reading: ..." might be a way to advertise the service in future, as users may find service via tickr
                                                                      Apr 13, 8:20 AM
                                                                    • David Jackson: Yup, I use that format a lot. Allows me to not express an opinion (yet) about the article, but say "this looks interesting; I'm reading it."
                                                                      Apr 15, 3:27 PM
                                                                      • David Jackson
                                                                        Thoughts on Seeking Alpha as a "crowdsourced" platform:
                                                                        Apr 9, 10:40 AM
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                                                                        • Investor RockieK: The quality of contributors and a majority of commentators is much higher than those found on other web site/boards/twittering platforms.
                                                                          Apr 9, 11:55 AM
                                                                        • Investor RockieK: I weight info and opinion from SA much higher than info from yahoo, MF, the street, stocktwits etc...
                                                                          Apr 9, 11:56 AM
                                                                          • David Jackson
                                                                            I just read Eli Hoffmann's terrific interview with value investor Chris DeMuth. http://seekingalpha.com/a/1tkew
                                                                            Apr 9, 10:02 AM
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                                                                            • Chris DeMuth Jr.: Eli was kind enough to ask some great questions and I did my best to answer authentically (the suits were out of the office when I answered)
                                                                              Apr 12, 7:11 PM
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                                                                                If you had to pick a stock today and hold it for 20 years, what would it be? Chris DeMuth's answer: $XIV. See http://seekingalpha.com/a/1tkew
                                                                                Apr 9, 9:45 AM
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                                                                                • Ocean Man: $HABT.
                                                                                  Apr 13, 8:20 AM
                                                                                • David Jackson: Some ETFs are structurally bad. If I could get a borrow, I'd short $UUPT and $UDNT. You're getting paid the expense ratio and the decay.
                                                                                  Apr 15, 3:38 PM