Even though I'm a really young investor in the grand scheme of things, it still really bugs me when somebody who joined CAPS two months after I did has a higher score than I do.
I closed over 1000 points today for the first time, mainly on the strength of my mining stocks rising 10-20% far sooner than I was expecting (or hoping, for that matter, as I was considering them for real $). [more]
If I tell you that I'm expecting a bad bear market over the next couple of years, you may think that I'm telling you to start red-thumbing stocks. Quite the contrary, if you have good ideas for companies that will maintain or increase their value over the next couple of years, a bear market will make those stocks phenomenal green picks. [more]
This is inspired by the rich cornucopia of vocal Ron Paul supporters here on CAPS, and the estimable William F. Buckley, Jr., whose death we mark as sadder for us than for him. [more]
Can we do that? If so, how?
What's the deal with micro-cap Aldila (ALDA) paying out $5 per share in a special dividend - the ex dividend date is a week and a half away, and it's still trading around $17/s. So is this a dying gasp? Does everybody expect it to trade around $12 after the ex div? [more]
Green-thumbing all one-star pharmas apparently worked out just fine. Thank you, Bayer.
It wasn't until I read the Ron Paul supporter rants that I realized just how opposed to free market economic policy libertarians are. I always thought they were for letting the economy be, but now it's all about how evil corporations are, and how we're going to lose to other economies because of the trade deficit, blah, blah, blah. [more]
I'm really getting hammered on my subprime/housing short calls on CAPS. Is this the big recovery? [more]