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re: So Is Tech Dead Under Trump, What's With The Recent Weakness? - LSUTOM07
I think big money is out of tech and into financials and some of the other sectors that are currently booming right now. ...
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re: Selling Covered Calls - LSUTOM07
[quote]Iowa Golfer[/quote] Thanks for the detailed response :cheers:...
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re: Selling Covered Calls - LSUTOM07
[quote]Sell covered calls at a strike slightly high than your sell price[/quote] In this scenario, if I hit my sell price before contract expiration, I would have to hold until contract expiration, correct? Why wouldn't I sell a covered call just below my sell price? Some premiums going out as fa...
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Selling Covered Calls - LSUTOM07
I have a stock in mind that I plan to sell if it increases another 3-4%. I am considering selling June2017 covered calls with a strike price equal to the stock price that I am looking to sell at. My goal is to maximize my premium on a stock that I already plan to sell. What am I missing here? ...
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re: Is it time to take some gains? - LSUTOM07
[quote]Nike is at 52-week low[/quote] I have been watching this and SBUX very closely. ...
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Is it time to take some gains? - LSUTOM07
The market has been on fire the last two days. Are you taking gains, buying more, staying in cash? Personally, I'm getting nervous with the quick move up. I'm considering reducing my position in financials and airlines. ...
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re: Entry level jobs with a MBA but little job experience - LSUTOM07
To put it bluntly.. Decide what you want to do and go get it. You can't be this passive in today's job market with an MBA. Develop one hell of a resume and a great elevator pitch and put yourself out there. Networking events, career fairs, applying online. You would be surprised what doors you can o...
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re: Spin-Off: BS in Engineering Paired with MBA - LSUTOM07
[quote]Well the reason I'm considering getting one is the $7500 per year reimbursement from my new employer.[/quote] If this is your main reason.. you are less likely to see a career impact after receiving the MBA. [quote]it's learning whatever an MBA teaches you[/quote] An MBA is an extre...
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re: Spin-Off: BS in Engineering Paired with MBA - LSUTOM07
[quote]online MBA[/quote] I would not recommend this unless you only need the "MBA box" checked. You will miss out on the biggest advantage of an MBA program.. Networking. [quote]from Auburn, a top 10 online program[/quote] IMHO, no employer will be concerned how your online program compar...
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re: Springfield XDS-9 $379.99 Shipped - LSUTOM07
How does ordering online work without an FFL?...
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re: Can you save too much?? - LSUTOM07
[quote]I regret that in my 20s I "tied up" so much money in accounts I couldn't touch for 35-40 years. [/quote] This is one of my concerns as I have considered other investments such as rental properties and/or starting my own business. If I ever choose to do so, I may need access to more funds t...
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re: Can you save too much?? - LSUTOM07
[quote] No house note and no student loans but your monthly expenses are $3,500? Seems high to me. [/quote] Just off the top of my head.. 1200 apartment 750 combined car notes 180 combined car insurance 400 food 100 cable & internet 115 cell phones 100 Work parking 100 electrici...
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re: Can you save too much?? - LSUTOM07
[quote]$50K+ in taxes if you are dumping all you both can in 401K[/quote] I just took a quick 35% off the top. I did not account for the tax reduction associated with the traditional 401k contributions. I agree that 97k is probably a bit low, but remember that only half of the retirement contribu...
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re: Can you save too much?? - LSUTOM07
[quote]Are you saving only $22,000 on 150k salary? That's less than 15%. You said 50/50 Roth/ Ira split? [/quote] I make my last student loan payment this month. I plan to have close to an even split between roth and traditional accounts. (50% traditional 401k) (50% total of Roth 401k & Roth IRA)...
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Can you save too much?? - LSUTOM07
I'm really struggling with finding the line between saving every extra penny (for retirement) and spending money to live life to the fullest. Based on your experience, how would you approach saving for retirement if you could do it all over again? How would you approach expenses & retirement based o...
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re: Resume help, particularly O&G guys - LSUTOM07
Use your project angagement to showcase your duties and skill set. Simply listing projects you were involved in will not help. ...
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re: What's considered to be a good starting salary for a Constuction Management - LSUTOM07
[quote]Do entry level graduates really go straight PM positions? Just asking I'm not familiar with the trade. frick no, but the 55-65k number is valid [/quote] I went straight into a PM role. Started at 65K out of school working for a manufacturer running capital projects. Engineering degree t...
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re: google stock - LSUTOM07
[quote]why would you buy a stock that is 7x more expensive if you don't have to[/quote] [quote]Why jump from a $120+/- stock to a $700+/- stock?[/quote] 6/10...
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re: Fitness Board: Wrist pain that won't go away - LSUTOM07
I had the exact same problems. Doc said it was a scaphoid lunate tear. He could see space between the two bones in an x ray when my hand was positioned a certain way. He said the only way it could show in an x ray like that is if the tendon had torn or had been severely damaged. I struggled to b...
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re: Delta Airline Comfort+ seating - LSUTOM07
[quote]LSUengineer'12[/quote] [quote]obvioulsy i'm O-T poor.[/quote] Poor or cheap?...
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