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    Yeah, I remember Chief Best pointedly say it...

    Yeah, I remember Chief Best pointedly say it wasnít her choice to abandon the police precinct in Capitol Hill. I think she rubbed the Mayor the wrong way a few other times as well. Good for her to...
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    Sold off my GLD and SLV last tues, and was...

    Sold off my GLD and SLV last tues, and was kicking myself for a couple days. Now pretty glad I bailed when i did.

    Guess weíll see if is just a dip, or the start of the bubble burst. Iím thinking...
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    Iím going to drop this, unless I continue to get...

    Iím going to drop this, unless I continue to get attacked.

    And for the record, I never said Biden was lying. Benny implied that. I think Biden is very serious about what heís said concerning...
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    I didnít give Breitbartís opinion, or Tuckerís or...

    I didnít give Breitbartís opinion, or Tuckerís or Trumpís, I gave you Bidenís own words, which he has repeated many times. According to Benny, I should assume he is lying when he said these things. ...
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    Tempted to reply to this with a snark, but I...

    Tempted to reply to this with a snark, but I wonít. Wrong thread and forum. Back to the stock tips.
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    Be careful out there:...

    Be careful out there:
    https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.miamiherald.com/living/food-drink/article244820707.html
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    So you are saying you think Biden is lying about...

    So you are saying you think Biden is lying about what he intends to do ďon day oneĒ? Thatís pretty cynical.

    At any rate, I do hope he doesnít, and I hope the oil industry becomes wildly...
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    I bought USO pretty close to its bottom in April....

    I bought USO pretty close to its bottom in April. I wish I had bought a lot more than I did, but didnít have the balls to do it at that time. I never said I sold it dirt cheap, but it has run up a...
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    Seems like the 30 minute rule was made up by some...

    Seems like the 30 minute rule was made up by some Parks and Rec bureaucrat who doesnít actually play tennis. They should have a sign-up sheet to reserve particular time slots.
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    Thatís true, we donít. But this anti-oil stance...

    Thatís true, we donít. But this anti-oil stance IS a major part of his platform. So it is worth considering that he might be serious. Especially if he puts AOC in charge of his energy policy.
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    Yeah, Iím hoping heíll come to his senses once he...

    Yeah, Iím hoping heíll come to his senses once he is in office, but I do have to pay attention to what heís said.

    Heís talked about banning any new oil drilling on federal lands, ending oil...
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    ďThe Mountain LifeĒ on Hulu (may also be...

    ďThe Mountain LifeĒ on Hulu (may also be available on Prime).

    This one could appeal to many here. Great photography and scenery. The main story is about two women, mother and daughter, who do a...
  13. Thatís funny. So thatís the advice from the...

    Thatís funny. So thatís the advice from the actual National Park Service? Or the Onion?
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    Didnít know him, except for his posts here, but...

    Didnít know him, except for his posts here, but seemed like a great guy who would go above and beyond to help people out. Very sad.

    One of you guys who knew him should contact his widow and help...
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    The problem I have with US energy stocks is...

    The problem I have with US energy stocks is twofold. First, OPEC can decide at any point to flood the market to keep prices at a level where fracking is unprofitable. Sure it hurts them a bit in the...
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    If you can put the club head behind the ball at...

    If you can put the club head behind the ball at address, thereís no reason you canít get it there at impact, too. You are probably changing your spine angle, or otherwise moving improperly during...
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    Iíll echo that used is the way to go. Check out...

    Iíll echo that used is the way to go. Check out Goodwill. You might get lucky, although lots of guys prowl there looking for deals.

    Most golf stores sell used clubs, as well. And thereís...
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    Are these shit-gophers? Maybe you should ask Mr...

    Are these shit-gophers? Maybe you should ask Mr Lahey.
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    Yeah, thatís good. Sounds like Jaco on bass, but...

    Yeah, thatís good. Sounds like Jaco on bass, but I see it was recorded after he died, so It canít be him.
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    Interesting viewpoint. I guess things are...

    Interesting viewpoint. I guess things are different when you are young and single. Looking back on that period of my life, I gravitated towards living in cities more than suburbs.

    But these days...
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    As a matter of fact, ...

    As a matter of fact,
    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.valleycentral.com/news/local-news/starr-county-some-pandemic-issues-addressed-with-gov-abbott-will-be-resolved/amp/
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    I didnít see that. Yeah, thatís pretty unusual. ...

    I didnít see that. Yeah, thatís pretty unusual. I guess he is a pretty good negotiator.
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    Those options probably donít vest for at least a...

    Those options probably donít vest for at least a year. Probably the vesting is split over several years. The stock price could be much different then.

    But, no doubt he has vested options from...
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    Do they actually have anything in stock? When I...

    Do they actually have anything in stock? When I checked menís items looked like everything was a red stop light. Do they have a different menu once you are selected to order?
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    Those were the Q2 numbers, April > June. That...

    Those were the Q2 numbers, April > June. That shouldnít have been a surprise to anyone.

    The market is supposed to look forward, not back.
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    On average it is 25%. Odds are probably better...

    On average it is 25%. Odds are probably better in good weather, though.
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    Iím scheduled for an operation in a couple weeks,...

    Iím scheduled for an operation in a couple weeks, and they are going to do the COVID test the day before. So, thatís not an instant test strip, but it is pretty rapid turnaround of less than a day.
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    A Roth never made sense for me personally, but I...

    A Roth never made sense for me personally, but I can see where it might work for someone under different circumstances.
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    Of course, a lot depends on what your tax bracket...

    Of course, a lot depends on what your tax bracket is right now. If you are in a low bracket due to unemployment or something like that, it could make a LOT of sense to convert to a Roth.

    And the...
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    Invesco seems like a reputable company, although...

    Invesco seems like a reputable company, although Iíve never had any direct experience with them managing an IRA. I do have a couple of their funds in my portfolio (QQQ and IVR).

    With my Fidelity...
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    According to that map, the new cases in Texas has...

    According to that map, the new cases in Texas has already hit their peak. So the death rate should also peak in two weeks?

    OK, we can revisit this in two weeks (and maybe the new cases havenít...
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    The old employer may not exist, but the financial...

    The old employer may not exist, but the financial company managing the IRA (like Fidelity, etc) still does, right? If you like that company, and the investment choices it offers, you can just leave...
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    Getting back to the ďTexas barĒ comment. Iíve...

    Getting back to the ďTexas barĒ comment. Iíve seen a lot of criticism of Texas and Florida, but where is the outrage over your state, California?

    California, with a population of 39M has 7K COVID...
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    From the screenwriterís point of view, I probably...

    From the screenwriterís point of view, I probably did. Hell, I can barely remember the plot. But I donít generally regard Hollywood movies as a valuable source of knowledge.
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    I donít actually have a problem with corporate...

    I donít actually have a problem with corporate America. I think corporations have definite advantages over other types of businesses, although not in all cases.

    Also, I think greed is good.
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    Ah, I see, Moderna. Yeah, that is encouraging...

    Ah, I see, Moderna. Yeah, that is encouraging news, even with all the qualifications.
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    Guess that was just some profit taking. Lots of...

    Guess that was just some profit taking. Lots of green now. Guess I should have bought more when I had the chance. JETS is up 5% after hours.
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    Well, that was a better day. More than made up...

    Well, that was a better day. More than made up for what I lost yesterday.

    Lots of red in the extended session, though. Another buying opportunity? Or an ominous portent?

    Maybe I should...
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    Hey, you guys asked for the link. I just looked...

    Hey, you guys asked for the link. I just looked and found it. Not supporting the idea that it means anything. I suppose the NBA may have reacted already to the original twitter post.
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    After googling, I found this. Looks like you can...

    After googling, I found this. Looks like you can customize a jersey to say that and other things, but ďfree Hong KongĒ is not allowed....
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    Yeah, that was a little weird. Guess Tedís not...

    Yeah, that was a little weird. Guess Tedís not going to be able to vacation in Beijing anytime soon.

    Bidenís view of the stock market, in case anyone missed it:
    ...
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    So, back to back PGA Tour tournaments on the same...

    So, back to back PGA Tour tournaments on the same course - has this ever happened before?
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    Iran. Payback for the ďrandomĒ explosions that...

    Iran. Payback for the ďrandomĒ explosions that have been occurring recently at their military and nuclear facilities.
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    Ah, yeah, thatís probably it, although the...

    Ah, yeah, thatís probably it, although the deficit shouldnít have been much of a surprise. But CA reclosing will have an impact.
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    So, what happened this afternoon? Did the market...

    So, what happened this afternoon? Did the market finally realize that Biden will actually be president?

    Brutal sell-off in the final hour. Be interesting to see where this goes tomorrow.
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    The theory Iíve heard that seems to make the most...

    The theory Iíve heard that seems to make the most sense to me is that these spikes are occurring in the South where people are spending a lot more time indoors with air conditioning turned on,...
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