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  • Wednesday's Worries: Wall Street, Greece and China [View article]
    While I enjoy your slant on the markets, and you make some very good points, I have to go back two years when it was generally accepted that "cash is king". If cash is still king now, then where are we going? If you are indeed right about the markets craziness, then maybe gold is king! or food is king ! or water is king!
    Mar 25, 2010. 03:35 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What if It Was All Just a Big Bubble? [View article]
    Thanks Tim for the article and your slant on the past 40 years. Certainly food for thought, and a timely reminder that things can go very wrong, very fast.
    Mar 25, 2010. 03:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How to Turn $25,000 Into $3.2 Million [View article]
    Sorry. Can't bite on this one! Too much upside in natty gas, lithium, co2 to fuel, fuel cells, wind etc etc. This is so far down the list that it just doesn't exist for me. I don't mind penny stocks, as long as they have real and probable upside. Not into p and d.
    Mar 24, 2010. 02:52 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is the Cisco Hype Justified? [View article]
    Not having much knowledge regarding this technology, I would sure like to hear from more of those who do. Comparing apples to apples (excuse the pun) would help. Trash talking someone else s technology won't.
    Mar 23, 2010. 05:49 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Peak Oil Investments I'm Putting My Money On: Part II, Hydrogen and Vehicle Electrification [View article]
    You make some valid points, and in particular the importance of Lithium mining over the next decade. I don't necessarily agree with your position regarding fuel cells. They are still in the mix and technology is moving ahead quickly on all fronts.

    Where fuel cells have a greater chance of development, in the short term, is in stationary uses such as back up power for mobile web technology, homes and eventually power plants just mention some of the uses.

    Nickel Hydride batteries today. Lithium everywhere tomorrow.
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    Mar 23, 2010. 12:46 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • ECRI: Double-Dip Worries 'Unfounded' [View article]
    And the number of the beast was 666....retirefund.blogspot.co...
    Mar 19, 2010. 11:15 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Inflation in Focus [View article]
    Short term your ideas may have some merit, but looking out 2 years or so, it is probably a different story....retirefund.blogspot.co...
    Mar 19, 2010. 11:09 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Sell, Sell, Sell? SEC Investigates Jim Cramer’s TheStreet.com [View article]
    There are no crystal balls, and no one has a monopoly on making bad calls, even if they have a good run. Only market manipulators like GS and JP hit home run after home run (with a few mistakes here and there) not because they have a crystal ball, but because they control some of the strings.
    Mar 19, 2010. 11:04 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vehicle Electrification: Sticker Shocks, Delays and Manufacturing Capacity Forecasts [View article]
    Thanks for another informative article on Lithium Ion Batteries as they relate to the future of plug in EVs. With the advent of so much interest in this technology, I believe that Lithium mining is the first place to look for an investment in this technology, after all, if there is a huge rise in demand for Lithium as seems to be apparent from your article and many others I've read, then the mining of the raw material has to come first.
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    Mar 19, 2010. 10:52 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Loonie Mounting Another Attempt Toward Parity [View article]
    Last January I posted that the Loonie would gain parity somewhere around the end of 2009. I guess I was 3 months off, however, at the time, the Loonie was .77c usd.
    This week I posted a comment "hold on to your Loonies" for many of the same reasons I listed then. Loonie 1.05 or higher, by end of 2010.
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    Mar 19, 2010. 03:03 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • FPD Forum 2010: Inconvenient Truths on the Future of Finance [View article]
    Thanks for the insight John. I was not privy to Nassim Taleb's presentation, but it appears it was not unlike Dr. Roubini in it's negative slant, albeit with more bombast. Like Mr. Ferguson, I am not an economist either. If he's proud, he may have reason to be, for Roubini is the only economist that I recall actually warned us about the sinking ship that was 2008.

    And the number of the Beast was...retirefund.blogspot.co...
    Mar 18, 2010. 06:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Loving the Loonie: Foreign Investors Continue to Boost the Canadian Dollar [View article]
    I'm still holding on to my Loonies, and it doesn't hurt a bit...
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    Mar 18, 2010. 06:17 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Upside Economic Momentum: Set to Bubble? [View article]
    You haven't touched on the prophecies of doom...
    Read..retirefund.blogspot.co...
    Mar 18, 2010. 06:12 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Dow Returns to 2008 Levels [View article]
    And the number of the Beast was 666...
    For your reading pleasure, or displeasure..
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    Mar 18, 2010. 06:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Looming Exit Bubble of 2012 [View article]
    For your reading pleasure - And the number of the Beast was 666....
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    Mar 18, 2010. 06:05 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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