| Political Talk|| Germany's Angela Merkel reaffirms NATO's committment to defend the Baltics - LSURussian on 8/18/14 at 7:32 pm|
[quote]RIGA (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel promised the Baltic states on Monday that NATO would defend them, although it would not send permanent combat troops but would increase maneuver...
| Political Talk|| California to quadruple movie tax credits to $400 million/year - LSURussian on 8/16/14 at 12:13 pm|
It seems Louisiana and other states have been too successful taking movie productions away from California using tax credits as an incentive....
| Money Talk|| Coca-Cola Buys Stake in Monster Beverage - LSURussian on 8/15/14 at 7:53 am|
[quote]In a risky bid to jolt sagging sales, Coca-Cola Co. KO +0.60% is paying $2.15 billion to acquire a 16.7% stake in energy-drink maker Monster Beverage Corp. MNST +25.82% as part of an asset swap.
Coke badly needs some big new ideas. Global soda sales growth is slowing for a third straight...
| Tiger Rant|| LSU incoming freshman wins batting title in Connie Mack World Series - LSURussian on 8/9/14 at 2:24 pm|
Greg Deichmann, an incoming freshman infielder for LSU, won the batting title in the Connie Mack World Series and was named to the All Tournament team as well.
LSU-bound pitcher Alex Lange also claimed an All-Tournament spot.
| Money Talk|| Coin collectors' thread - LSURussian on 8/9/14 at 1:54 pm|
It's been awhile since we discussed coin collections, so here goes....
I only collect coins, I don't sell them. But I do give them as gifts occasionally.
I have about 400 coins in my collection, mostly coins minted in New Orleans, which I enjoy getting. However I also have some decent Roman co...
| Help Board|| Way cool, Chicken. - LSURussian on 7/31/14 at 2:03 am|
I am in Norway and most of the ads on every TD.com screen are in Norwegian not English.
A little creepy but still cool........
| Political Talk|| St George organizers fail to get enough signatures for Nov vote - LSURussian on 7/22/14 at 12:18 pm|
| Tiger Rant|| Nice article on Andy Cannizaro, LSU's new hitting/recruiting baseball coach - LSURussian on 7/19/14 at 8:36 pm|
[quote]Mainieri has never dodged the challenges and pressure that come with coaching at LSU, and those are elements that aren't daunting to his new hitting coach in the slightest.
"That part doesn't scare me at all," Cannizaro said. "I spent 12 of the last 14 years with an organization that is ...
| Money Talk|| INTC (Intel) is up over 8% today. - LSURussian on 7/16/14 at 1:34 pm|
Reported earnings beating estimates. Over a $2/share pop so far today.
Time to short??? ...
| Political Talk|| More BR property owners ask to be annexed to avoid St George possibility - LSURussian on 7/12/14 at 12:33 pm|
Within the 3,500 acres of land that would be cut off from St. George are 300 acres that a separate group of property owners petitioned this week to join the city of Baton Rouge.
A group petition for ...
| Tiger Rant|| Grayson Byrd ready to play baseball for LSU. - LSURussian on 7/10/14 at 8:22 pm|
Nice article on Paul Byrd's son.
[quote]It might seem like dog-bites-man news that the son of one of LSU's more successful former stars is bound for Baton Rouge. And Grayson Byrd doesn't camouflage his affi...
| Political Talk|| Costco pulls book "America" from its shelves - LSURussian on 7/8/14 at 10:28 pm|
A backlash against the move is happening especially on Facebook. Boycott being urged.
Costco owner is big Obama supporter.
| Money Talk|| Tomorrow, 7/8, is the ex-dividend date for AT&T (T) - LSURussian on 7/7/14 at 9:06 am|
Just in case anyone else on this board works dividend plays. T's dividend is $.46/share which is about a 5.1% yield at today's price. ...
| Political Talk|| Interesting idea: "Why China Will Reclaim Siberia" - LSURussian on 7/4/14 at 9:31 am|
[link=(http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2014/07/03/where-do-borders-need-to-be-redrawn/why-china-will-reclaim-siberia)]LINK[/link][quote]Siberia – the Asian part of Russia, east of the Ural Mountains – is immense. It takes up three-quarters of Russia's land mass, the equivalent of the entire U.S...
| Money Talk|| For JPM shareholders: CEO Jamie Dimon has throat cancer - LSURussian on 7/1/14 at 9:26 pm|
He announced his condition today after the market closed in a memo to shareholders and Chase employees. ...
| Political Talk|| La. AG says St George petition still valid following annexation of Mall & BRGH - LSURussian on 6/30/14 at 8:53 pm|
[quote]St. George supporters do not have to restart collecting signatures for their petition to create a new city because of the boundary changes caused by the recent annexations of the Mall of Louisiana and other properties into the City of Baton Rouge, according to a Monday opinion issued by the L...
| Tiger Rant|| Gov Jindal wants LSU to erect a statue of Pete Maravich outside PMAC - LSURussian on 6/27/14 at 10:36 am|
[quote]Twenty-six years after he died, Pistol Pete still has a fan following. Count Gov. Bobby Jindal among the adoring crowd who wants to be able to take a selfie with Pete’s likeness on the LSU campus.
| Political Talk|| Welcome to Baton Rouge, Mall of Louisiana! - LSURussian on 6/19/14 at 8:13 pm|
If it's in The Advocate, it must be true!...
| Money Talk|| Bitcoin faces biggest threat yet: a miner takeover - LSURussian on 6/17/14 at 10:31 am|
[link=(http://theadvocate.com/home/9481759-125/bitcoin-faces-biggest-threat-yet)]LINK[/link][quote]NEW YORK (AP) — The Bitcoin digital currency system is in danger of losing its credibility as an independent payment system because of the growing power of a group that runs some of the computers behin...
| Political Talk|| It appears EBR school superintendent's days are numbered - LSURussian on 6/15/14 at 8:04 pm|