Monthly Archives: July 2006

the least worst option

andrew sullivan reminds us that more people died in iraq in the last two weeks than in lebanon and israel combined, and that conditions in the middle east continue to deteriorate. he notes that william buckley is sour: Don’t rely … Continue reading

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the non-apocalyptic minority

just when i was beginning to think the american people had come to their senses, with polls reflecting a majority now recognize the country has been steered astray, i now see the very real threat that the united states will … Continue reading

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pump and dump

some idiot is wailing my inbox about 30 times a day with stock spam, the latest for GDKI.PK. here it is over on spamnation. the information available is sketchy, and the yahoo finance chart isn’t printing properly, but the intense … Continue reading

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what push for peace?

i was just reading a market summary that is behind a firewall so i’m not linking to it, when i ran across a sentence that i have been seeing repeatedly (in my bold): The market continues to eye developments in … Continue reading

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dell

i sold dell today at a 6.8% profit. the more i read about it and talked with people over the weekend, the less excited i was for the trade to become an investment. i wasn’t particularly good with the timing … Continue reading

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stock category added

i’ve been reading fred wilson’s blog for a while, and just read his post encouraging people to add a category for stocks, and hooked it up here. i like his idea of aggregating these stock related posts somewhere, although being … Continue reading

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another inconvenient truth

george lakoff over at the rockridge institute argues that as long as we allow ourselves to call it the “war in iraq” we are buying into a false premise: It is time to tell an inconvenient truth about Iraq: it … Continue reading

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recession proof investment? PRISONS

here’s a stock story that you might be a little hesitant to share with your more narrowly-minded liberal friends. the economy is slowing, and times are getting tougher. real wages are going nowhere. central bankers around the world are pulling … Continue reading

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bargain hunting

i picked up some yahoo yesterday and some dell today. i added a new yahoo finance badge in the sidebar, if you scroll down a ways, that shows most of the stocks i own. i am not quite at the … Continue reading

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my brother the car racer

bret and kevin ward are going to be driving from new york to los angeles in the bull run this coming week, in a fully blown out 650 HP, 200+ MPH studebaker (built by my dad’s friend john ward, a … Continue reading

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