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Forum: The Stock Market 11-16-2005, 04:05 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By laserboy
Re: South Korea Index (EWY)

Bump!

Warren Buffett, Unplugged (http://online.wsj.com/article/SB113175788303495486.html?mod=todays_us_page_one)

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Last year, Mr. Buffett says, he began buying Korean stocks for...
Forum: The Stock Market 11-16-2005, 03:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7
Posted By laserboy
Re: Books about investing during bear markets/crashes...

No offense to you or your value investing friend, but I will take my cue from the greatest value investor of all time, Warren Buffett.

He had the foresight to liquidate his funds and return all...
Forum: The Stock Market 11-15-2005, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7
Posted By laserboy
Re: Books about investing during bear markets/crashes...

Jim Rogers is a billionaire many times over and was called the best securities analysis professor in the country by Warren Buffett. I really doubt he needs to qualify his investment credentials with...
Forum: The Stock Market 11-15-2005, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7
Posted By laserboy
Re: Books about investing during bear markets/crashes...

These are fairly complicated topics and many of the main points are up for debate. I specifically mentioned Jim Rogers because, though they are not specifically about bear market investing, he...
Forum: The Stock Market 11-13-2005, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7
Posted By laserboy
Re: Books about investing during bear markets/crashes...

Not all bear markets are created equal. During the deflationary environment of the 1930s, you would have done well in US treasuries. During the stagflationary environment of the 1970s, you would...
Forum: The Stock Market 11-04-2005, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 8
Posted By laserboy
GM is bar none the worst company on the face of the planet

Hummer Overfloweth (http://themessthatgreenspanmade.blogspot.com/2005/11/hummer-overfloweth.html)

GM to boost Hummer H3 Production (http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/051103/gm_shreveport.html?.v=2)
Forum: The Stock Market 11-01-2005, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4
Posted By laserboy
Re: why is FDG dropping???????

Commodity stocks are basically an extended math problem.

Figure out how much the company has in proven reserves.

Figure out how much money it will take to bring their commodity to market. What...
Forum: The Stock Market 11-01-2005, 06:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4
Posted By laserboy
Re: Shorting the US dollar

TStoneMBD,

It helps to conceptualize inflation/deflation in terms of money supply.

Debt is highly inflationary. When people borrow billions of dollars in mortgage loans, billions of dollars in...
Forum: Internet Gambling 10-08-2005, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By laserboy
Non-English Online Poker Clients?

Does anyone have an accurate list of which online poker sites offer non-english poker clients and what those languages are? I have found a couple listings online, but have found the information in...
Forum: The Stock Market 09-04-2005, 08:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4
Posted By laserboy
Re: Inflation

That is correct.

The Fed lowered interest rates to historically low levels following the last recession, essentially giving money away at negative real interest rates. This provided a short term...
Forum: The Stock Market 09-04-2005, 06:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4
Posted By laserboy
Re: Inflation

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Another option to consider is investing in US Treasury inflation indexed securities. I believe they are called I-bonds or TIPS (Treasury Inflation Protected Securities)

Please correct...
Forum: The Stock Market 09-04-2005, 06:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4
Posted By laserboy
Re: Inflation

Inflation is most often associated with increasing consumer prices. But inflation, in the true monetary sense of the word, is actually the result of increase in money supply or in available credit. ...
Forum: The Stock Market 08-28-2005, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8
Posted By laserboy
Re: Call option on Fannie mae Jan 2007

In my opinion, that would not be wise decision. They are hiding massive losses right now with lots more to come and have a completely unsustainable business model. You should listen to the latest...
Forum: The Stock Market 08-28-2005, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4
Posted By laserboy
Re: South Korea Index (EWY)

South Korean stocks, in my opinion, are among the most attractive in the world right now. They sell for extremely low valuations relative to other markets. EWY for instance has a collective PE of...
Forum: Politics 08-16-2005, 03:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 17
Posted By laserboy
Re: educate a liberal

"We need an energy bill that encourages consumption." - George W. Bush

Your government is bought and paid for by big oil.

Meanwhile the Chinese government is building maglev trains, modular...
Forum: Politics 08-15-2005, 04:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 16
Posted By laserboy
Re: How Are People Getting By?

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The OP was comparing now to the 1970s. Now people are saving more in different ways now (stocks, 401k, real estate, money markets, etc).


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Are Americans investing...
Forum: Politics 08-14-2005, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By laserboy
Re: GWB appoints CEO of Ameriquest Mortgages to ambassador position!

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Perhaps a clear explanation of why he's unfit for the job or somesuch.



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Fair enough.

I'm not sure if how familiar you are with Ameriquest... They are essentially a...
Forum: Politics 08-13-2005, 04:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 16
Posted By laserboy
Re: How Are People Getting By?

Some other things to take into consideration:

4) More people are making due without health insurance and reitrement savings/pensions

5) Savings rates in the US have now touched 0%

Bad news...
Forum: The Stock Market 08-13-2005, 04:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4
Posted By laserboy
Re: Real Estate/Mortgage Loan/Stock Market

OK I am just arguing with you over semantics then. I meant that the Japanese do invest, just currently not in the stock or real estate markets.

You are correct that in the US the current model of...
Forum: The Stock Market 08-13-2005, 03:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4
Posted By laserboy
Re: Real Estate/Mortgage Loan/Stock Market

I do not disagree with you that the Japanese government has handled their depression with extremely poor fiscal and monetary policy.

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Contraction of Credit? - NOT
Deflation - Maybe,...
Forum: Politics 08-13-2005, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By laserboy
Re: GWB appoints CEO of Ameriquest Mortgages to ambassador position!

My greatest concern is that this conflict of interest will result in policy detrimental to the US citizens.

The ambassador to Netherlands is not a meaningless position, it should go to the person...
Forum: Politics 08-13-2005, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By laserboy
Re: GWB appoints CEO of Ameriquest Mortgages to ambassador position!

I was just joking on that...

I personally think its embarrassing to have a man with Mr. Arnall's business background in public office, just as I thought it was embarrassing to have Kenneth Lay in...
Forum: The Stock Market 08-13-2005, 02:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4
Posted By laserboy
Re: Real Estate/Mortgage Loan/Stock Market

Are you saying the reason the Japanese asset markets have been depressed the past 15 years is because the average Japanese citizen has a predisposition not to invest in the markets (I do not agree...
Forum: Politics 08-13-2005, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By laserboy
Re: GWB appoints CEO of Ameriquest Mortgages to ambassador position!

The exclamation point is what brings the 100+ replies...!
Forum: Politics 08-13-2005, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By laserboy
GWB appoints CEO of Ameriquest Mortgages to ambassador position!

Bush Picks Ameriquest Owner as Ambassador (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/07/28/AR2005072801842.html)

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On the same day that the White House announced that...
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