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Semi Annual Exercise Mid 2021

As I note at the start of my stock synopses; “INTRO Here’s my semi-annual exercise to see if I remember why I own the stocks I own, and so I can check back and see if their stories have changed. … Continue reading

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MicroVision MVIS Valuation Shift

As I’ve told others on social media and discussion boards; “I didn’t expect to have to update my MVIS model so soon. In it I played with (and it really isn’t much more analytical than ‘play’);…” (Valuing MVIS Looking Back … Continue reading

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Semi Annual Exercise EOY 2020

While the wide world and my private world were in turmoil, something unexpectedly positive happened in 2020. In the last six months since my mid-year semi-annual portfolio review and exercise my portfolio rose by a factor of 2.7. Since the … Continue reading

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Semi Annual Exercise Mid 2020

Semi Annual Exercise Mid 2020 Six months ago, who thought the world would look like this? (Let me check my notes. Nope. I was reading about but didn’t start writing about the pandemic until February 2020.) Six months from now, … Continue reading

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Semi Annual Exercise EOY 2019

Sigh. The too common refrain. Companies making progress in a rising market, but their stocks languish from too little good news, delays, or damaging tweets outside their control.  This is my regular exercise to understand what I own, why I … Continue reading

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Semi Annual Exercise Mid 2019

From my 2018 end of year portfolio review: “Within the next six months I won’t be surprised to hear good news from: Asterias (under its new ownership of BTX) as their treatment for damaged nerves progresses, Geron as it makes … Continue reading

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Trade Wars Ugh

Trade wars. For many people they are abstract news items, reasons to cheer or complain. They’re real, and sail past my house and cruise through my portfolio. Global news can affect personal finances, even if isn’t your job that’s affected. … Continue reading

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Semi Annual Exercise EOY 2018

From me (slightly edited from previous posts); “Decades ago (was it really that long?), I started following Peter Lynch’s example by regularly seeing if I could describe each of my investments simply. The idea was that, if an investor can’t … Continue reading

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Semi Annual Exercise Mid 2018

Silly habits that we get ourselves into. They can be so hard to give up. Decades ago (was it really that long?), I started following Peter Lynch’s example by regularly seeing if I could describe each of my investments simply. … Continue reading

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My Real Goods Is Gone

Solar power is becoming so popular that it is helping send coal into a downward financial spiral. An industry that disruptive and successful sounds like a good investment. That’s what I thought. Today, I sold my shares, oops, share, of … Continue reading

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