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Old 02-12-2009, 07:11 PM   #41
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My guess is GE might go lower still, it's all going to be about the dividend, if they cut it, that's going to drive their stock down, of course if they reaffirm they won't that will drive it up. (Nothing but short term volitility)

I've got a buy order in at 11 cause it's still cheap now over the long term so if it hits 11 I'll pick up another 100, but I'm also holding back on them not buying everything I want at 11 cause I have a feeling we will see them lower. If it goes down farther I'll buy a couple hundred more and keep buying it here and there, ending with a spread of about 1500 shares between my initial buy at 16 and whereever it ends up. Hopefully they don't actually cut the dividend between now and April, I'd like to have 4-6 hundred bucks in dividend paid out to me. Best thing would be they hint around it and drive the price down and don't actually do it! CHa-Ching!
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Old 02-13-2009, 03:51 PM   #42
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Sold Dr Horton today, seems they announced they still suck, but sucked less then expected so their share price got driven up and I think I'm gonna bail and buy back in again if it drops as I figure it will.

Who says the housing bust is such a bad thing?
DHI is out over $9 right now. I sure as hell wish I had bought it in October. Doubled since then.
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Old 02-13-2009, 06:33 PM   #43
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DHI is out over $9 right now. I sure as hell wish I had bought it in October. Doubled since then.
Hindsight, always crystal clear.
Stay tuned, I'm betting I can buy it back again around 7 or less. Temporary spike.

My new stock is Kraft Foods. Yummy macaroni and cheese, you can never go wrong.
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anyone watch house of cards last night
stay tunes to asian and euro markets monday, tuesday should be interesting
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anyone watch house of cards last night
stay tunes to asian and euro markets monday, tuesday should be interesting
Yes. Pretty interesting stuff, as on guard as I am with anything that has NBC all over it.
There are some really greedy, stupid people in this world.
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Stay tuned, I'm betting I can buy it back again around 7 or less. Temporary spike.

My new stock is Kraft Foods. Yummy macaroni and cheese, you can never go wrong.
I LOVE that mac and cheese, and everyone always thinks I'm nuts because of it.
Kraft mac and cheese made right out of the cardboard box with butter and milk, and the dry cheese package, and a hamburger patty. That's good eatin'!
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Stay tuned, I'm betting I can buy it back again around 7 or less. Temporary spike.

My new stock is Kraft Foods. Yummy macaroni and cheese, you can never go wrong.

unless you bet on their football team
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i'v been kicking arse with Volkswagen/Audi it's tripled in the last year and a half and spiked over 200 a few months ago just to go back to rest at 65, i got in at 22.... looks strong
the rest of my picks... not so good.... all in the building sector.... so not only is my welfare in my business affected, so were all my stocks!
very hard lesson learned.... diversify!!
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i'v been kicking arse with Volkswagen/Audi it's tripled in the last year and a half and spiked over 200 a few months ago just to go back to rest at 65, i got in at 22.... looks strong
the rest of my picks... not so good.... all in the building sector.... so not only is my welfare in my business affected, so were all my stocks!
very hard lesson learned.... diversify!!
That big spike was due to a short squeeze. VW rolled a bunch of hedge funds for billions.
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i'v been kicking arse with Volkswagen/Audi it's tripled in the last year and a half and spiked over 200 a few months ago just to go back to rest at 65, i got in at 22.... looks strong
the rest of my picks... not so good.... all in the building sector.... so not only is my welfare in my business affected, so were all my stocks!
very hard lesson learned.... diversify!!
I hope you sold some of it at the top and didn't ride it all the way to the bottom.
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Yeah, that's what stops are for
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I have made about 8k on amazon. besides that i like stock symbol AKAM. GE is a mystery, though i can see it running on hype tomorrow
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I hope you sold some of it at the top and didn't ride it all the way to the bottom.
unfortunatly i spent more time thinking about how much money i was making then actually selling and making the money
the way i see it, i got in at 20, sold half at 40, and now i'v had free shares i'v been holding for over a year.
but i am kicking myself over that one!
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I did excellent shorting the financials with SKF, and now I'm shorting Treasuries with TBT. It's like shooting fish in a barrel. It's still a little early to be looking into too many equities for my particular taste, until we get a little more transparency and accountability in the markets, and the heavy hand of the gubbmint stops interfering with everything every other day.
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I just heard from a very reliable source about an investment that is virtually guaranteed to turn big profits this year. I debated whether to share it but I figure what the heck, the more the merrier. So unless one of the moderators deletes it and keeps it for themselves, here it is
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I think GE is a good bet, because of the stimulus package...they produce green tech that will do well under the Obama admin...however I think in the short term we may see it go a bit lower, and certainly if we are attacked again. although their is a budget already passed with money allocated for wind farms and solar, nothing has been started, and the market wants to see bottom first before jumping in.

boon pickens company, anything heavy in natural gas and other oil alternatives...
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Invest all your money in Bullets.

Yep I bought them on the uptick and damn it I already doubled my money. Same with surplus eastern bloc gun kits. Spend about a grand and probably have about 5 grand worth of kits.
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GE hitting $9.00 a share. Dividend yield pushes past 13%.

Ford hitting $1.50 a share because GM and Chrysler are in such trouble.

DR Horton down to $7.50 a share

United Airlines down almost 50% since Dec for no good reason

Stocks being beat down and down and down...

Is this the best buying opportunity of the last 8 years? Is it time to have the balls to wade in or sit on the sidelines and see what's going to happen?
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bac 61% intraday swing today, mtd I hope someone is making some dough on this rollercoaster
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I love BAC...too bad I already lost so much money...I'm affraid to play.

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