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Id definitely sell and not be buying again. He basically is the company or the driving force behind new technology.
yes and no. didnt apple fire him 11 years ago for not doing a good job?
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yes and no. didnt apple fire him 11 years ago for not doing a good job?
hahaha. no.
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My stock tip of the day: (first ever btw!)http://money.cnn.com/quote/quote.html?symb...tory_quote_linkWhy?http://money.cnn.com/2011/03/21/technology...ndex.htm?hpt=T2"We need to think differently about this, because no one wants limits," said Tod Sizer, head of wireless research at Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Laboratories. "We hope to solve this problem so that the AT&Ts (T, Fortune 500), Verizons (VZ, Fortune 500) and Sprints (S, Fortune 500) of the world will be able to provide the data capacity that is needed by the customer."The lightRadio trials will begin in September 2011, and the company expects to be producing them in volume by 2012. Several carriers have expressed interest in the technology, and Sprint Nextel plans to try out the cubes later this year.

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My stock tip of the day: (first ever btw!)http://money.cnn.com/quote/quote.html?symb...tory_quote_linkWhy?http://money.cnn.com/2011/03/21/technology...ndex.htm?hpt=T2"We need to think differently about this, because no one wants limits," said Tod Sizer, head of wireless research at Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Laboratories. "We hope to solve this problem so that the AT&Ts (T, Fortune 500), Verizons (VZ, Fortune 500) and Sprints (S, Fortune 500) of the world will be able to provide the data capacity that is needed by the customer."The lightRadio trials will begin in September 2011, and the company expects to be producing them in volume by 2012. Several carriers have expressed interest in the technology, and Sprint Nextel plans to try out the cubes later this year.
Are you as good at picking stocks as picking sports winners?
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apparently, up about 12% in last 5 days and 94% on year
Whoa. What are you into? I'm down on the year. I was up 37% in 2010.
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It will probably go way up short term, but I hate it long term.
Kind of agree. I don't know how it can make money. The only two of these recent IPOs I like a are Yandex and Facebook (yet to IPO)I dunno if Facebook is the next Google because of the wear effect.About 6 months ago at work everything we pitched had to have a facebook component to it but now it's not as important.
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Hi guys, I’m a student just about half way through completing my degree and similar to poker and sports, investing as caught my attention. I have read through many of the pages in this thread and I am able to comprehend most of what is being said however I still struggle with the concept of getting started. I am wondering if any of you had advice on how to get started in investing. I am not relying on investing in any way it is more of a way to “invest” in the knowledge for my future. As I mentioned I am still a student but I also have a pretty good job so I am debt free and have relatively few bills to pay on a regular basis. I am only interested in investing a few hundred dollars so the fees associated with investing worry me as I feel like I am going to foolishly spend an unnecessary percentage of my money dedicated to this on unexpected fees. Any advice would be appreciated and if this has already been discussed I apologize in advance but I couldn’t find it.

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Hi guys, I’m a student just about half way through completing my degree and similar to poker and sports, investing as caught my attention. I have read through many of the pages in this thread and I am able to comprehend most of what is being said however I still struggle with the concept of getting started. I am wondering if any of you had advice on how to get started in investing. I am not relying on investing in any way it is more of a way to “invest” in the knowledge for my future. As I mentioned I am still a student but I also have a pretty good job so I am debt free and have relatively few bills to pay on a regular basis. I am only interested in investing a few hundred dollars so the fees associated with investing worry me as I feel like I am going to foolishly spend an unnecessary percentage of my money dedicated to this on unexpected fees. Any advice would be appreciated and if this has already been discussed I apologize in advance but I couldn’t find it.
The very best possible thing to do is set up an e-trade account (I don't use them, but they have great reports and it's very user friendly), and send them $500 to start (plus enough for your initial trades). Then, even though it's not much money, and it will seem crazy, buy 10 different stocks in ten very different industries, for $50 each. This might seem a little crazy, but it will help you learn a ton. If you want to save money more than learn... start with 5 stocks for $100 each. Also don't buy anything until you've done all of your possible research and you are positive that it is a good long-term stock... then DON'T SELL IT when it starts moving around (especially down). If it goes way up, then you might want to consider selling, but probably not. The trading fees will eat you alive if you are always selling stuff just because it lost a little value. Remember, if you only own $50 of a stock and a trade costs $10, it's crazy in almost every possible situation to sell it. Plus you already did your extensive research... so you know (relatively speaking) it's going to go up long-term. Stocks I think you should start with, because they are all low right now with a huge up-side:SBLK. This is a GREEK shipping company. Greece is in the middle of a financial collapse that is making world headlines almost every day, and yet SBLK has been holding pretty steady at around $2. This stock has been in the $5's as recently as a couple years ago (right, SBriand? Whoever else bought some?), and it's been as low as $1 as recently as 3 years ago. It's 52 range has been 1.95 - 3.23, and it's trading at 2.06 right now. So it's still very close to it's 52-week low, which means you are BUYING LOW (good) and you will wait to SELL HIGH (good). There really couldn't be a better time to buy into it. I have about $7k in SBLK right now, that I bought about 3 weeks ago. As soon as the financial mess in Greece is over, this stock will jump. As soon as the financial mess in America is over, then shipping will increase and SBLK will be a massive money maker. If it hits $10 a share, you will have QUINTUPLED your money, so your $50 will now be worth $250. THESE GUYS ALSO PAY YOU CASH IN THE FORM OF A DIVIDEND IF YOU OWN STOCK.F. Ford is selling low right now, and is in the best shape financially of any major car company. As soon as the economy recovers, this stock will be worth $25-$35/share. Today it's trading at $13.88. 52 range is 10.54-18.97. Ford doesn't pay a dividend right now.Exxon or BP. Oil stocks are going to keep going up, because oil supply is going to keep going down, and prices will keep going up. (long term) Any time oil & gas prices drop, these stocks will go down (because people are stupid), but these companies have rolls of Benjamins for toilet paper at company headquarters. They make more money than they know what to do with, which means they are a good buy. However, NEVER buy both, unless you get experience, and decided it would be a good idea, but the key to diversification is picking stocks in different industries. If oil takes a dive, you would lose money on both if you own both. You might look into something that opposes oil, so that if oil goes down, it will go up... like Ford. Because if oil prices go down, people buy more cars. (ECONOMICS!) THESE GUYS ALSO PAY YOU CASH IN THE FORM OF A DIVIDEND IF YOU OWN STOCK.Study study study. The very best investing site on the planet is seekingalpha.com. Check that the companies P/E (Price/Earnings) Ratio is good, and make sure you find out how much debt the company has vs. how much cash-on-hand they have. These are telling signs on future performance.You should also use one (if you pick 5) or two (if you pick 10) for some sort of crazy gamble stock... like Sirius Radio (SIRI). Sirius is at 2.22 right now. Did you know that just a little over a year ago that stock was only worth 5 cents? If you had put $100 on it at that time, you would now have more than $4400 from that one stock. (ps. I'm not necessarily suggesting that you buy SIRI, but look for companies like that. Like BP a month after the oil spill, or Greek or Spanish companies right now. Anywhere where the market will be near the bottom because of something happening in the world that will be fixed eventually.)
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I'm considering buying BAC on a short-term play (timeframe - 2 weeks to 6 months). Tell me why I'm crazy.
Because the Bank Of America is totally screwed and might actually be insolvent and nobody believes that their Balance Sheet is anything but fiction.
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there are a plethora of good reasons not to buy BAC right now. they're getting sued by AIG for $10B, on top of all the other stuff bob said.oh, and I'm long SPY right now. probably just gonna buy more if we are actually entering into a recession. seems unlikely.

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nobody believes that their Balance Sheet is anything but fiction.
Nobody?I'm guessing that the feds have a few (million) eyes on them.
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bank financial statements are pretty much a joke, though, dude.
רובם היו נענשים מאוד על 3 השנים האחרונות בשל הונאה חשבונאית. יש מקום לחשד, אבלרק כאשר הראיות עולה אמין של
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