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One of my favorite CAPS quirks

October 15, 2008 – Comments (2)

I made overperform calls on KO and MO a while back, before the collapse of September '08.

Needless to say, both stocks are down. But they're down a lot less than the overall market. And they're helping my score!

CAPS has a lot of quirks, and this is more amusing than annoying, but still.




October 06, 2008 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: DNDNQ

My position in Dendron actually helped me weather today's drop nicely. I actually closed it today though. The potential upside falls as the price rises. On top of that, while provenge looks like a pretty good drug, it could be a long time before it actually gets approved.  [more]



I guess I'm bearish

September 29, 2008 – Comments (0)

I've noticed my score and CAPS rating tend to go up on down days in the market, and hold steady or fall on up days. So I guess my CAPS ratings are overall bearish.  [more]



Don't panic

September 19, 2008 – Comments (1)

Hiel Comrade,

Do not be vorrying about zee socialisation of your market seestems.You vill have plenty of bread and vodka as you work on government owned farms.

The shortselling ban gets a: WTFLOLBBQ!!! from me. Seriously, .... WHAT?

Sell now. Sell heavily. Get out of every bad position you can. Things are going to get a LOT worse.



Bragging and Bemoaning

September 17, 2008 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: DNDNQ , GE , MCD

First, just to be fair, my long term, buy and hold portfolio is doing awful. Among my 10 holdings I bought over a year ago: AIG, BAC and SCSS. My experience with that portfolio has been pretty simple: For buy and hold, focus on mutual funds.   [more]

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