| Political Talk|| Madness continues, women's colleges will admit anyone who says they're a woman - Ole War Skule on 9/11/14 at 8:48 am|
[link=(http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/news/10233527-123/womens-colleges-address-transgender-applicants)]I think I'm a woman, therefore I am a woman[/link]
"“What it means to be a woman isn’t static,” says Mount Holyoke President Lynn Pasquerella, who announced the admissions policy change a...
| Money Talk|| Short the market before 9/11? - Ole War Skule on 9/4/14 at 2:52 pm|
Anyone considering shorting the market or their particular investments before 9/11 as a hedge against an ISIS event?
I've never considered something like this in the past, and most probably won't do it now, but thought it worth thinking about. I'm just as interested in views on why it's a bad ...
| Money Talk|| Thinking about quitting stock picking - Ole War Skule on 8/23/14 at 10:39 am|
I spent quite a bit of time in a thread last week espousing the futility of individuals picking stocks, yet I do this myself with a portion of my portfolio for fun and profit. I've done pretty well with it, the returns on my portfolio are really dependent on the funds.
portfolio looks like this
| Political Talk|| Mike Brown's song - Ole War Skule on 8/18/14 at 6:16 pm|
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeYsTmIzjkw)]not funny and inappropriate but funny and appropriate [/link]
and, not, it's not racist...there are idiot white folks in it as well
| Political Talk|| I agree with Obama - Ole War Skule on 8/18/14 at 3:42 pm|
there, I said it...never thought I would...but he's now calling for the pentagon transfer of military hardware to police departments to be reviewed...
now, I'm done with that and can get back to despising him :lol:...
| Money Talk|| Avoiding capital gains taxes when reallocating portfolio - Ole War Skule on 7/9/14 at 7:53 am|
I have big gains in all of my taxable portfolio positions. I want to move from some high/moderate risk investments to lower risk ones, but will get hammered by taxes if I sell.
| Political Talk|| How is U.S. debt resolved? - Ole War Skule on 5/2/14 at 8:12 am|
Doesn't this have to crash badly at some point?
Serious question is how is this finally resolved?
| Political Talk|| Excellent summary of conservative/progressive differences - Ole War Skule on 4/17/14 at 8:16 am|
Is the constitution the means to create democracy or protect liberty from democracy? The answer is clear and obvious, but liberals/progressives have reversed it's intent.
[link=(http://www.jewishworldreview.com/cols/will041614.php3#.U0_SHfldXAk)]Progressives don't understand the constitution[/li...
| Political Talk|| oops, cops killl wrong guy again... - Ole War Skule on 4/11/14 at 5:29 am|
[link=(http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-sheriff-admits-mistakenly-killing-tv-producer-in-west-hollywood-20140410,0,1972682.story#ixzz2yWV85KpQ)]at least it was a hollywood producer[/link]
this is what happens when cops shoot 1st and ask questions later...
heading these off at the pa...
| Money Talk|| VNM ? or VCVOF? - Ole War Skule on 2/18/14 at 8:45 am|
looking at moving into some frontier/emerging markets now that US has peaked...read a few nice things about the commies prospects...any thoughts?
VNM is the only ETF I know of focused on Vietnam
added VCVOF as another option...
| Money Talk|| Whatever you do, don't open a Chase HSA - Ole War Skule on 2/18/14 at 8:03 am|
I've spent a month now trying to get my HSA transferred to another custodian....it's finally all in cash and am now being told it will stay there for another 10-12 days until they send out a check...
| O-T Lounge|| for the Putin lovers... - Ole War Skule on 2/7/14 at 5:20 am|
[link=(http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/borowitzreport/2014/02/sochi-hotel-guests-complain-about-topless-portraits-of-putin-in-rooms.html)]yet another hotel complaint[/link]
| O-T Lounge|| Cop apologists, have at it... - Ole War Skule on 2/4/14 at 5:02 pm|
[link=(http://whotv.com/2014/02/03/raid-filmed-ankeny-police-traumatize-family/)]Swat raid for credit card fraud[/link]
I'm sure you have an excuse for this. :lol:
Cops are completely freakin' nuts. Yes, a generalization, but a pretty damn safe one.
| Money Talk|| 2014 - Ole War Skule on 2/2/14 at 6:28 am|
| O-T Lounge|| another no-knock warrant gone bad - Ole War Skule on 1/26/14 at 2:34 pm|
[link=(http://www.westernjournalism.com/swat-team-deputy-killed-serving-knock-warrant/)]cop killed in no-knock[/link]
has our gov't/police/judicial system gone completely nuts?...
| Money Talk|| Dayum! is this the beginning of the big correction? - Ole War Skule on 1/24/14 at 10:00 am|
or just a 2-3 day blip?
I'm getting killed!...
| Money Talk|| thinkorswim: anyone use this? - Ole War Skule on 1/16/14 at 9:39 am|
I'm listening to the shadow trader chat and generally looking around.
I'd been using Fidelity for years, but this seems to be quite a bit more sophisticated.
I've just started playing with options and assume their tools are better than Fidelity.
Anything in particular about the site I shoul...
| O-T Lounge|| arbitraging bitcoins - Ole War Skule on 11/19/13 at 8:08 am|
It looks like the prices at different exchanges can be wildly different...I'm now looking at prices
The largest exchange in china is in yuan, but I would guess without checking it's way off the 'market'.
has anyone tried to exploit these price differences? Se...
| O-T Lounge|| when will people realize how serious the out of control cops problem is? - Ole War Skule on 10/23/13 at 11:33 am|
[link=(http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20131022/articles/131029886?title=Deputies-shoot,-kill-13-year-old-boy-in-Santa-Rosa?title=Mom:-'Why-did-they-kill-him?-Why'-)]cops kill kid with toy gun[/link]
| O-T Lounge|| Syrian Civil War like Ole Miss vs. LSU - Ole War Skule on 9/4/13 at 2:52 pm|
per Shepard Smith just now...and by bombing we chose Ole Miss...we're now taking sides in the war..