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  • Toyota settles racial bias suit, issues recalls  [View news story]
    Well, at least at our dealership we disclose to every customer their credit score.
    We don't have to, but we do it anyways.
    Feb 3, 2016. 01:51 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bank Of America Is #1...  [View article]
    Just a sidenote:
    The state bird of North Carolina is the Cardinal.
    Jan 23, 2016. 10:25 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • HudBay cuts 2016 capex by 20%, sees 12% copper production growth  [View news story]
    the moment copper goes up hbm goes up, doesn't take a psychic to figure that out.
    Jan 14, 2016. 10:30 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Last Minute Cheapskate Shopping Guide  [View instapost]
    For a hundred bucks I told the CCCU that "a friend" referred me.
    Thanks "friend",
    that's almost as profitable as your GKK/GPT tip a year ago.
    Dec 29, 2015. 07:26 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • GM Challenges Toyota's Prius With 47 MPG Hybrid Malibu  [View article]
    Granted, the diesel tows that much, but if I had to tow a large boat or a motor home (that's around 6500-7500 lbs) I'd get a full-size truck anyways.

    Anyways, a Chevy Colorado wouldn't get the job done for me.

    I take 32/23.5/21 degree approach/break over/departure angle day over 17.3/22.1/19.8 and 9.4" of ground clearance over 8.2" .

    I keep my Tacoma and pity you in your Chevy, feel free to do the same in reverse.
    I call it a day.

    Merry Christmas (or happy federal holiday as some like to say)
    Dec 23, 2015. 11:00 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Northern Tier Energy And Western Refining Sign Definitive Merger Agreement: My Initial Read On Unitholders' Options  [View article]
    What about a variable distribution strikes you as "fairly safe"?
    2015-11-12: $1.04
    2015-08-13: $1.19
    2015-05-14: $1.08
    2015-02-12: $0.49
    2014-11-12: $1.00
    2014-08-14: $0.53
    2014-05-15: $0.77
    2014-02-19: $0.41
    2013-08-20: $0.68
    2013-05-21: $1.23
    2013-02-19: $1.27
    2012-11-19: $1.48
    The WTI/Brent spread is closing, so odds are the next distribution is less.
    Dec 23, 2015. 10:27 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • GM Challenges Toyota's Prius With 47 MPG Hybrid Malibu  [View article]
    A diesel does make sense when you are towing a lot.
    But none of the mid-size has a towing capacity ober 7000 lbs.

    And with the new direct injection which boosts the new V6 by 42hp and switching to Atkinson cycle boosts the mileage by about 4mpg, mileage is also not an argument.

    And who ever thought that adding another subscription, be it for onstar or wireless would be a good seller?

    And all that stuff doesn't explain Toyota's success in the mid-size truck market.

    See the retail value after 5 or 10 years and wish you had bought the Tacoma.

    Take them off-road and you see the light.;)
    Dec 22, 2015. 05:17 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • GM Challenges Toyota's Prius With 47 MPG Hybrid Malibu  [View article]
    The midsize truck market is dominated by Toyota and the Tacoma (~65%).
    Compared with the new 2016 Tacoma the Colorado / Canyon is a joke, my Camry has better offroadability than those.
    Plus the Tacoma's resale value doesn't float like a rock.
    Dec 21, 2015. 07:08 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • GM Challenges Toyota's Prius With 47 MPG Hybrid Malibu  [View article]
    It's a Chevy for Pete's sake!
    Quality, durability and reliablilty of a Chevy? I never heard about it.

    And where Toyota understates the fuel economy (80% of people can achieve it without to much ado), Chevy over promises.
    I rented a Prius last summer and without even trying got 57.5 mpg.
    Dec 18, 2015. 07:02 PM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Midday Gainers / Losers  [View news story]
    GPT is "down" due to the 3.891 for 1 merger with CSG.
    which moron listed that as 68% down?
    Dec 18, 2015. 12:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wells Fargo first to boost its interest margin  [View news story]
    And of course on the credit side only, not on deposits.
    Dec 16, 2015. 03:52 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What's working: Select areas of REIT-land  [View news story]
    I have to correct this to 2.22% APY, sorry:
    http://bit.ly/1NYkNtg
    Term Interest Rate Annual Percentage Yield (APY)
    3 Months 0.45% 0.45%
    6 months 0.80% 0.80%
    12 Months 1.10% 1.11%
    18 Months 1.25% 1.26%
    24 Months 1.40% 1.41%
    36 Months 1.55% 1.56%
    48 Months 1.80% 1.81%
    60 Months 2.20% 2.22%
    Dec 13, 2015. 07:44 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What's working: Select areas of REIT-land  [View news story]
    raised rates also make other investments more attractive.
    Can get a 60 month cd for 2.3% APY now. That's almost with looking into it.
    Dec 12, 2015. 09:59 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Gramercy Property Trust declares $0.1841 dividend  [View news story]
    c'mon,we all know it's pro rated, not reduced, due to CSG merger.
    CSG also has a "reduced" / pro rated divi
    http://seekingalpha.co...
    Dec 7, 2015. 10:28 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Toyota over 200K with October U.S. sales  [View news story]
    good job
    Nov 3, 2015. 11:19 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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