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December 2009



Real Money Trades and a Christmas Sermon on Investing Discipline

December 23, 2009 – Comments (13) | RELATED TICKERS: ENDP , ISNS , KTII.DL

My blog post yesterday ended up being a lot more popular than I had expected/hoped.  Maybe it’s because it dealt with one of the basic issues that investors encounter on a regular basis, “Buyer’s Remorse”.  Before I get all preachy on your faces, let me explain what my moves were.  [more]



Todays real money trade that I already have buyers remorse over.

December 22, 2009 – Comments (24) | RELATED TICKERS: WEL.DL , POWL , SAYCY.DL

Boots and Coots (WEL) has been near my target price for several months now, and today I finally pulled the trigger.  I made 15% on this investment and decided I wanted to buy 2 new positions.    [more]



Is anyone else seeing this? (Shameless promotion of mechanical investing)

December 17, 2009 – Comments (16)

On December 1st the "Rumblin" mechanical investing competition began.  These portfolios have done an exceptional job of representing the mechanical investing possabilities.  Specifically these portfolios are now rated:  [more]



Dividends? How about Divishuddup!

December 16, 2009 – Comments (57) | RELATED TICKERS: HAT , R

A few weeks ago I was laying in bed thinking about all the stupid ways people choose to invest money.  The topic was so aggravating it actually kept me awake for several hours.  Since that time the topic has festered in the back of my mind like an un-lanced boil on the rear end of Warren Buffet(that analogy got out of hand).  Consequently, I am going to lance that metaphysical boil for all to see in this blog (by "all" I of course mean the 15 or so people who actually read my blogs).  [more]



Real money trade to replace ISYS with NE in my portfolio.

December 14, 2009 – Comments (6) | RELATED TICKERS: NE , ISNS

As is my tradition, I am posting a real money trade I just executed in my portfolio.  [more]



Royal Rumble Week 1 Results!!!!!!! (mechanical investing)

December 06, 2009 – Comments (11)

Ladies and gentlemen!  The first week of the Royal Rumble is over and as these modern gladiators have exchanged blows on the wall street floor.....  Already a few have been transformed from zeros to heroes!  All contestants have literally invested minutes...  maybe even hours...  creating the perfect portfolio of picks designed to rain down pain on their opponents within the ring.  Lets give you a quick recap of the weeks events:  [more]



Just finished entering my black box rumble portfolios.

December 01, 2009 – Comments (6)

The portfolios I created were:  [more]

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