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re: Anyone have experience in investing in munis directly? - bovine1
Do your research. Our county recently sold some revenue bonds that would scare me to death. Money used to build a 13 mil dollar peanut dryer which they will rent from the county. If they decide to leave which the dryer just north of here did last year those bonds are in trouble. I know a county offi...
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re: Emergency fund question - bovine1
VMMXX. You can link it to your checking account and move money back and forth at will. It is currently yielding 2.08%....
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re: What is best control of shrinkage? - bovine1
I've been in retail but not gas stations. I agree with what was said about inventory shrinkage but for a gas station I think they may mean specifically control of environmental gasoline shrinkage in cold weather. Just my guess....
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re: Online Brokerage Firms - bovine1
Vanguard here too....
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re: Selling crop commodities several years out - bovine1
Only problem with futures hedging is over that long a period of time you would probably at times run into big margin requirements. I personally would use HTA contracts and look to lock in a favorable Basis with matching Basis contracts....
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re: Selling crop commodities several years out - bovine1
Are you talking about hedging with futures or cash contracts?...
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re: People can’t name countries on a world map - bovine1
We learned them in school and then USSR went caput and they changed them all. Africa constantly changing i.e. Upper Volta to Burkina Faso and others as the colonial period ends. It aint my fault they change em after I learned them....
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re: Advice on what to do with company stock - bovine1
The problem is you are very concentrated if the stock is a big part of your assets. If your company hits hard times for whatever reason you may lose your job security and have the stock tank at the same time. This scenario happened to a very good friend of mine. Upper management cut a sweetheart dea...
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re: Best High Yield Savings Accounts? - bovine1
VMMXX is paying 1.88%....
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re: Migraines - welcome to Hell - bovine1
I've had migraines and clusters for 40 yrs.. I would have 4-5 migraines per week. Calcium channel blockers, i.e. Calan or Norvasc(amlodipine) cut my headache frequency way down and lessen the severity when I do get them. Stopped the clusters. Imitrex for escapes. These drugs are a gift from God. I w...
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re: Any you baws gotten a colonoscopy yet? - bovine1
58. Ain't had one yet....
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re: Updated page 2; Want to invest 40K, no risk, with highest gain; is a CD the way to go? - bovine1
VMMXX is yielding 1.78%. With rates going up like they are that's where I would park it especially if you need liquidity and access to it....
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re: What is next step? Have a Savings Account, Simple IRA/401K - bovine1
If it's a load fund yes but a no load fund no. Actually it's not technically a commission but a front end load but it comes out of your investment regardless....
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re: Savings Account - bovine1
Vanguard Prime is currently yielding 1.64%. MINT if you can stand a little fluctuation in share price is yielding 1.88%....
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re: oil stocks...which one would you buy for the long term and why - bovine1
Anybody own PEO? I've watched it a long time. Discount is 15.93% as of Friday. ...
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re: What kind of idiot trades on margin? - bovine1
Yep I did it on futures as well....
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re: What kind of idiot trades on margin? - bovine1
I guess me. I used to trade on margin all the time. Not any more. It's a tool....
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re: Who to Start a Roth IRA with - bovine1
Vanguard. Mutual Funds, ETF 0 comm trades, stocks, bonds, options, CDs all in one place. Easy to use and competitive commissions....
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Charles Martin - bovine1
Anybody else read his books? ...
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