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A Gasoline Flashback

I spilled some gas, as in gasoline, today. It was only about a tablespoon (~15ml), but it made me flashback and thinkforward. I’m old enough (oh no, an old geezer is going to get nostalgic – not) that I’m getting … Continue reading

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Reflecting On 2021 – A List

2021 is over. Yay. Whew. Wow. I felt exhausted, but that’s because I was. It was a challenging year. Ah, but there had to be good in there, and I wanted to remind myself of it. I felt like I … Continue reading

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Semi Annual Exercise EOY 2021

As I note at the start of my stock synopses that are posted on the discussion boards listed below; “INTRO Here’s my semi-annual exercise to see if I remember why I own the stocks I own, and so I can … Continue reading

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My MVIS Dream as of December 15 2021

To sleep, perchance to dream. But sleeping is a bad investing strategy. With a stock like MVIS it is possible to be completely awake and watch emotions run from fear to greed, wonder and hope, with a very large helping … Continue reading

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Google MegaMillions Story Stocks In 2021

Thank you, Google. (And thanks, Vox.com for reporting on it.) One of my pet peeves is end of year compilations that are compiled before the end of the year. Google listed the top searches in 2021, already. Hey, what would … Continue reading

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Introducing WNDW and SOLO

That title looks a line from a Star Wars sequel. Nope. Today I acted on the informal and personal stock research I’ve been conducting since learning that one of the companies I was invested in is being bought out. Neophotonics … Continue reading

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Soup Stock Versus Company Stock

It’s the Friday after Thanksgiving as I type this. (Apologies to those reading from the future.) Many things are on my mind, but on such a day two things dominate – besides the occasional burp. The bird is cooked, so … Continue reading

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NPTN Buyout Aftermath – Checking My Running List

How does that phrase go? “Last time on this show…” It is time for me to find a new investment because NPTN is selling, er, has been bought out. My previous post chronicled how I went from considering the entire … Continue reading

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NPTN Buyout Aftermath – Stock Screening Begins

It’s been a long time, but it is time for me to decide which stock to buy. Deciding which stocks to consider is so daunting that many give up and let someone else pick the stock, or the mutual fund … Continue reading

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NPTN Buyout – An MVIS-ish Legacy Ends

Yep. It’s another stock post. Something happened that I actually have to do something about. My style of investing is called Long Term Buy and Hold (LTBH). Circa 2000 I bought a stock, that spun off a stock, that was … Continue reading

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