| Money Talk|| Stocks to benefit from cheap oil - Ole War Skule on 12/16/14 at 6:31 am|
I think lower priced oil is going to be around for a while. Airlines have already popped on this, so may have missed that boat.
Some are saying consumer stocks will benefit with more disposable income, but there are so many other factors there.
anyone have a stock or industry they feel is g...
| Money Talk|| Lending Club or other peer to peer lending as an investment - Ole War Skule on 12/9/14 at 12:53 pm|
Has anyone invested in any of these?
Returns look great, but I'm also reading that institutions are cherry picking the best loans...they advertise 7-9% return after expenses and defaults depending on risk profile.
| Money Talk|| Why DRIPS? - Ole War Skule on 12/8/14 at 9:23 am|
I don't understand the popularity of drip programs. I have all of my positions at Fidelity to automatically set to reinvest dividends (stocks, mutual funds, ETFs). No charge on any of these.
What is the advantage of doing a DRIP program directly with the company?...
| Political Talk|| 1 Billion dollars in tax credits for fracking - Ole War Skule on 12/4/14 at 6:55 am|
[link=(http://blogs.theadvocate.com/specialreports/2014/12/04/giving-away-louisiana-fracking-tax-incentives/)]frack it, get rebate, regular drilling....nope[/link]
today's installment on an EXCELLENT series on how completely screwed up Louisiana's tax systems it.
I pay FULL taxes on my oil wel...
| Political Talk|| Spectacular story on the absurdity of Louisiana's film tax credit program - Ole War Skule on 12/2/14 at 9:58 am|
[link=(http://blogs.theadvocate.com/specialreports/2014/12/02/giving-away-louisiana-film-tax-incentives/)]Hollywood fleecing the hicks[/link]
how anyone with an IQ above 3 cannot see how insane this program is I cannot fathom :lol:...
| Political Talk|| Obama should be supported on this - Ole War Skule on 12/2/14 at 8:10 am|
[link=(http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2014/12/obama_militarized_police_cultu.html#incart_river)]cop cameras & curbing militarization of police[/link]
problem is that many who would otherwise support it will oppose the plan due only to the source
as wrong as he is on everything else, he...
| Money Talk|| Why are QQQ dividends 'non-qualified' - Ole War Skule on 11/29/14 at 6:48 am|
Fidelity is reporting to me that my QQQ dividends (as well as IJR & FSCRX) are 'non-qualified' for 2014, but QQQ and FSCRX were qualified in 2013.
| O-T Lounge|| $45,000,000 painting is very cool - Ole War Skule on 11/12/14 at 6:33 am|
| Fark Board|| Arkansas hat on a roasted pig? - Ole War Skule on 11/5/14 at 6:52 pm|
we're having a pig roast for the Arkansas game and I'm trying to get a pic of a roasted pig with an Arkansas hat on for the invitation...can someone help me out?
| Money Talk|| Buy Buy Buy - Ole War Skule on 11/5/14 at 7:34 am|
"In the 12 months after a midterm election, the S&P has averaged 17.5% average growth and has never declined going back to 1946. Never!"
[link=(http://www.thestreet.com/story/12938724/1/the-surprising-impact-of-mid-term-elections-on-your-investment-portfolio.html)]stocks ALWAYS rise after mid-ter...
| Political Talk|| PLO on the North Shore! - Ole War Skule on 10/8/14 at 8:03 am|
'“There is a small Palestinian population in the city,” then-Covington Police Chief Jerry DiFranco wrote in an application for the federal program in 2002. “White supremacist groups are also in our area and are known to be well-armed. The weapons we are requesting will be used to protect our citizen...
| Money Talk|| Russell Death Cross: BS or valid indicator? - Ole War Skule on 10/2/14 at 7:10 am|
Below is the so-called death cross of the Russell 2k. The 50 day moving average crossed the 200 day moving average a few days ago and has since corrected pretty significantly (especially in my portfolio :lol:).
This chart goes back 10 years, the big dip obvioiusly is the 08-09 crash. Each verti...
| Money Talk|| Fed and stock prices, interesting graph - Ole War Skule on 9/30/14 at 8:25 am|
pretty good case that all is well for another year, we can all relax :nana:
| Money Talk|| Yahoo core business worth less than 0 - Ole War Skule on 9/24/14 at 11:55 am|
[link=(http://www.businessinsider.com/yahoo-stock-crashes-as-alibaba-ipos-2014-9)]I'm going to buy it and liquidate = profit[/link]
anybody want in?
ETA: just to clarify, I going to buy the whole company, not just some stock :lol:...
| Political Talk|| 1 cop dead, police army invades town - Ole War Skule on 9/24/14 at 7:26 am|
[link=(http://www.nola.com/news/index.ssf/2014/09/eric_frein_search_has_some_nei.html#incart_river)]what the hell is wrong with people that they can't see how dangerous this is?[/link]
1 cop gets killed and they're going to lock down an entire county, run around in helicopters and armored vehicle...
| 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:...