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November 2011



Happy Thanksgiving!

November 23, 2011 – Comments (3)

Be thankful for what you have, and you will be happier.

(This post is a little early because I have no plans to be logging on tomorrow.)



Debunking Richard Wilkinson

November 14, 2011 – Comments (6)

This was written to go somewhere else, so parts of it may sound weird, but here it is.  [more]



What's an easy song to learn on piano?

November 08, 2011 – Comments (15) | RELATED TICKERS: TR , UB , EL

Of all the songs you actually like, which is the easiest to learn on piano? Or which do you think is easiest?  [more]



The Fool's subscription services are doing really well

November 08, 2011 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: SPY

...especially versus the S&P 500. I mean, check out how badly Hidden Gems, Options, and Pro are beating the benchmark:  [more]



Google Docs' infuriatingly awful new "look" is permanent

November 06, 2011 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: GOOGL , MAD.DL2

It's not just a look. It's an interface without a real scroll bar. It's ugly, it's irritating, and it's the only interface available on Google Docs. Does anybody have A) a plan for organizing to demand the old look back, or B) a free alternative to Google Docs that we can use?



I need to stop thinking of ANF puts as expensive

November 03, 2011 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: ANF

It's not a matter of finding a bargain. I need to learn that when I want them, it's worth any price to be in the exclusive club of time-leveraged ANF shorts. 



What's everyone's favorite silver stock under $7?

November 01, 2011 – Comments (17)

I won't go into my reasons for limiting it to under $7. (OK, I will: I only have a little over $700 in investable assets, and I wanted to write calls on the stock when it goes up.)

Anybody know any standouts? Especially ones with options chains? 



I <3 SpecBear

November 01, 2011 – Comments (11)

Anybody else miss him? I sure do. Some of you n00bs may not know what I'm talking about. St00pid n00bs. Get a life! SpecBear was the best. And OneStarHero. Only the good die young.

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