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Coverdell's live on!

January 02, 2013 – Comments (0)

I seem to be making this post every year... but no more!  [more]



My CAP's Score is Misleading!

September 05, 2012 – Comments (9)

Let me be the first to say, my CAPS score is misleadingly high.  I don't consider myself a particularly savy investor.  On average I don't think my investing picks have done better or worse than the S&P500.  That means I should have a CAPS score the hovers around zero.... but I don't.  Looking closely at how I have accumulated most of my points, the thing that pushed me overwelmingly positive was red-thumbing junk stocks that don't actively trade.  [more]



Closed end funds and the discount: JPZ

March 23, 2012 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: JPZ.DL , SPY

The Nuveen Equity Premium Income fund (JPZ) is a closed end fund (cef) that seeks to replicate the price movements of the S&P 500. Here is info from Nuveen:   [more]



Coverdell's live to see another day?

December 17, 2010 – Comments (1)

Does anyone know if the extended tax-cuts included the Coverdell Education Savings Account (ESA)?  [more]



GIGM and insider trading?

August 25, 2010 – Comments (5) | RELATED TICKERS: GIGM

Gigamedia (GIGM) suddenly jumped ~12% this morning (8-25-2010) and finished up 13.3% on the day.  I knew they were reporting quarterly earnings soon, so I figured they announced them and this was market reaction.  I did a little digging and came to find out the earnings report is coming out tomorrow before the market opens.  Come to find out options traders are buying like crazy.  [more]

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