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  • Stocks set for big post-holiday rally [View news story]
    Sep 8, 2015. 07:58 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cheap Oil Prices Do Not Benefit The Economy [View article]
    You are correct. That really says something that out of all the comments and the article combined only one person is correct. I will have to remember to revisit this article a year or two from now, I have a feeling that your comment above will be the only one that is correct haha!
    Jan 19, 2015. 10:15 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cheap Oil Prices Do Not Benefit The Economy [View article]
    Thanks for linking that. You read all the replies and it really reminds a person that even with seemingly logical arguments nobody has a crystal ball and how completely wrong most of the people were. Sometimes it seems George Costanza had it right and you have to do the complete opposite of what seems right hahaha!
    Jan 19, 2015. 08:50 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Malibu Boats: An Opportunity To Ride The U.S. Consumer Wave [View article]
    Agreed. A 1996 lt-1 Prostar is just as good as any new slalom boat. I would say that my friends and myself all could buy new boats but none of us would want to. It is very liberating to have a boat you paid cash for and really don't care if a seam splits in the vinyl or you get some dock rash. We fill them with gas, skis, boards and go have fun. The boat is just a tool to pull you through the slalom course or make a wave to board or surf. I have my old super comp for slalom and a supra pirata for wakeboarding and surfing, both on trailers cost less than a down payment on a new boat hahaha, leaves me with a heck of a gas budget!
    Aug 21, 2014. 10:46 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Words Of Gold From Warren Buffett [View article]
    Apr 7, 2014. 07:37 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • "I can’t imagine a computer without touch anymore," says new Windows product chief Julie Larson-Green, reaffirming in an interview Microsoft's (MSFT) commitment to a joint PC/tablet OS remains following Steven Sinofsky's departure. By contrast, Tim Cook asserts iOS and Mac OS will remain separate, and has compared Windows 8/RT to fusing a refrigerator with a toaster. Barclays slashed its Microsoft estimates yesterday due to the lukewarm initial response to Windows 8 and poor Surface sales, though it sees Windows revenue falling at a slower pace than PC sales. [View news story]
    I don't like touch at all. My girlfriend routinely abandons her ipad for my 6 year old laptop. While some people like it, others not so much.
    Dec 16, 2012. 03:50 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • CNNMoney's David Goldman talked with 10 Verizon (VZ, VOD) sales reps, and found all of them recommending he buy a 4G LTE Android model instead of an iPhone. Others report similar experiences. Verizon probably isn't motivated by hostility towards Apple (AAPL), but by an interest in offloading its surging mobile data traffic onto its high-capacity LTE network. It recently mentioned all of its future smartphone releases will support LTE.  [View news story]
    I was at my Verizon store this morning, 1 salesman selling Iphone, 1 salesman selling Ipad. Both were old people fwiw.
    May 7, 2012. 10:59 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Do You Expect Microsoft To Rise 40%? [View article]
    Its all in the greeks. Learn Beta and Theta, the two most important things to understand for the novice.
    Mar 27, 2012. 07:33 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Weeklies Lose And Make Fortunes In A Blink Of The Eye [View article]
    Know your Greeks and know when to roll them up and out.
    Mar 14, 2012. 08:59 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • A company representing Proview's creditors is planning to sue Apple (AAPL) for $2B in the U.S. over the iPad trademark. At a Beijing press conference, Li Su - chairman of the creditor group - says it's in the process of choosing representation from among 3 U.S. law firms.  [View news story]
    I remember reading last year that there were plans to move manufacturing of the Ipad to Brazil.

    What happened to that deal?
    Feb 17, 2012. 05:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Can Netflix Avoid Going Under In 2012? [View article]
    Curious to see if the sec unvestigation in the fall and the current law suits change the nebulous quarterly reports.
    Jan 20, 2012. 05:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why '2 Billion Hours' Only Strengthens The Netflix Short Case [View article]
    It took 25 seconds to research. . .
    Jan 5, 2012. 06:54 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Among The Top Stocks To Own In 2012 [View article]
    Hey Rocco, If you are not opposed to complicating your trades a little more you could be opening and closing covered calls against your feb appl options as the price bounces around. I sto jan415 against my feb405 the other day and will probably btc tomorrow if appl is down again and look to sto again when appl gets around 410 again. It helps to take advantage of this volitility.

    Just an idea, but I totally understand if you are trying to keep the "study" a little more structured.
    Dec 28, 2011. 07:13 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Extreme Volatility, Extreme Returns: A 70% Annual Return Writing Covered Calls [View article]
    I was writing cash covered puts on Citi when it was bouncing between 25 and 27. I didn't feel comfortable when it got around 30 so I switched to upro and spxu. Its nice writing options because time is on your side for once.
    Nov 10, 2011. 03:58 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • $10,000 Portfolio Update: On The Merits Of Simulated Trading [View article]
    P.S. To keep it on the real. Early spring I turned $20,000 into $40.000 in less than 4 weeks trading aapl options. Unfortunately it gave me a false sense of thinking I could repeat it again, I gave it all back the next month with the debacle in Japan. In hindsight I should have treated it like winning the lottery and been more conservative after what I now know was luck and not skill.
    Nov 8, 2011. 10:17 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment