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Fixed Index Annuity – do any of you have experience with them? - PlanoPrivateer
I’ve never been an annuity guy. But, a good friend who I have discussed investments with over the years and whose opinion I respect told me about an annuity I wasn’t aware of, Fixed Index Annuity. From what he told me and a little research it works something like this. The annuity invests your pr...


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Money Talk
AT&T is on my Watch List - PlanoPrivateer
While I am patiently waiting for a correction to buy, AT&T is getting close to a buy price ($34.25 or below) for me. Nice dividend play. I already own some just looking to pick up some more at a good price....


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Tiger Rant
Gausman winning pitcher of record through 7 - PlanoPrivateer
O's up 6 to 1 after 7 innings. Reliever in to start the 8th. ...


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More Sports Board
Head Referee for St Paul / Mandeville game arrested in middle of game - update - PlanoPrivateer
I tried to post a reply to the October string of posts but received a, this post is currently locked remark. I came across an update of the Stephen Short saga in the latest Referee magazine. It said that he had been suspended for 10 days and demoted. I also found a story where he is appealing h...


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Money Talk
MVIS Sell Order in for Monday - PlanoPrivateer
I need to offset some gains so I am finally selling my Money Talk old time favorite for a loss. OK, for a big loss, % wise not a ton of $. I have held since 2009 hoping for lightening to strike. Anyone want to talk me out of it? ...


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Food and Drink Board
I Lunched at Tujagues Yesterday - PlanoPrivateer
As a follow up to the thread about the Tujagues building possibly being sold, I made sure to have it on my list for my current trip to New Orleans. We were a party of 8. We made reservations for noon on Sunday which happened to be during a heavy rain. Upon our arrival there was only one couple in...


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Food and Drink Board
Bud Rips Bar in New Orleans - Is it in the original location - PlanoPrivateer
In another thread someone mentioned Bud Rips. That brought back some very old memories. What I am wondering is, are they still in the same location? 30+ years ago it used to be one of our regular stops on the Downtown Irish Club’s monthly meetings and the annual “practice parade” route a couple w...


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Tiger Rant
Mikie Mahtook at Stone Crab game last night - PlanoPrivateer
I hope I didn’t put the Gris Gris on Mikie Mahtook. I went to see his Charlotte Stone Crab team play in Ft Myers last night. Mikie was on a 6 game hitting streak. 5 of those were multi-hit games with 2 doubles the night before. I had never been to the Ft Myers stadium and figured this was a g...


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Money Talk
Possibility of an Israeli – Iran conflict - PlanoPrivateer
Is anyone worried about the possibility of an Israeli – Iran conflict? I am thinking about moving some 401K stock mutual funds to stable value. Thoughts?...


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Money Talk
Takingstock - any update to your Signing Bonus issue? - PlanoPrivateer
Employment Signing Bonus Issue -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Anybody have experience with a situation like this...I was recently hired on at a large firm and signed an employment contract that stipulated I would receive a signing bonus of X. Whe...


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Food and Drink Board
Atlanta Restaurant, Serpas - Dinner was Outstanding - PlanoPrivateer
Attention those in Atlanta I stayed at the Atlanta midtown W hotel this past weekend for a wedding. A few of us had dinner at Serpas which is about a $15 cab ride from the hotel. Limited menu and reasonable prices. Owned by ex Louisiana resident named Scott Serpas. I had the skate. It was on...


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Heads up! Live crawfish $1.99 pound at Kroger stores in the Dallas area - PlanoPrivateer
Dallas area crawfish alert Kroger has a newspaper ad – live crawfish in approximately 35 pound sacks for $1.99 a pound Friday, Saturday and Sunday while supplies last. I’ve got a sack reserved for Friday at a Kroger store near me in Frisco. I have no idea about the size or quality of the crawfi...


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Food and Drink Board
Cvitanovich Honored - PlanoPrivateer
I did a search and didn’t see this. A nice honor for one of our restaurateurs. Like to see successful people give something back to the community. [link=(http://www.nola.com/business/index.ssf/2011/03/tommy_cvitanovich_to_receive_t.html)]LINK[/link]...


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Money Talk
MVIS Up 30% so far today - PlanoPrivateer
10:30 AM Eastern Standard Time, 12/03/2010 (MidnightTrader) -- Microvision (MVIS)rallies after Ticonderoga Securities reportedly sees Apple's iPhone 5 as a potential early adopter for a pico projector that would allow the user to project a presentation on a large surface. Could be a boon for MVIS, t...


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Money Talk
Taxing Healh Benefits - PlanoPrivateer
This was in an email sent by a friend. I hadn't heard about this. 2011 W-2 Tax Forms Should you want to verify this, go to http://www.thomas.gov/, enter "HR 3590" in the search box and look for "CRS Summaries." This is what you'll find. Title IX Revenue Provisions—Subtitle A: Rev...


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Food and Drink Board
Hogs Head Cheese - PlanoPrivateer
Anyone know of a good place to buy hogs head cheese in Metairie or Kenner? Wife needs to take some back to Texas on Sunday. Thanks. ...


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Money Talk
LPIH down today - PlanoPrivateer
Just for yucks I added Longwei Pete Investment Holdings (LPIH) to my watch list after reading a little about it on here. It’s down over 9% today while the DJIA is up 1.2%. Checked for news on LPIH but came up empty. Any of the quants on the board have a feeling about them?...


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New Orleans Saints Talk
Just got back from South Beach - PlanoPrivateer
It was wet and nasty but a good time. Who dats outnumbered the Dolts big time....


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Money Talk
Just my luck - PlanoPrivateer
DJI down over 200 points as I post this. I apologize for not letting you know yesterday that I was purchasing some stock. That way you could have shorted the market big time. Sorry. :banghead:...


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Tiger Rant
Tiger Band - thank you - PlanoPrivateer
I want to put in a good word for the Tiger band at the bowl game. I know some of them read this board. It’s a small point but little details often are the difference between average and great. When our band entered the stadium from the parking lot it was raining hard. Our guys and gals were line...


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