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Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-28-2007, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 31
Posted By beta1607
Re: Gameplan to sell stuff to small businesses?

When you make your pitch do it when the decision makers are likely to have a bit or free time. Small business owners are notoriously busy and don't generally like to be bothered. My industry for...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-13-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8
Posted By beta1607
Re: Distinctions between Millionaires and the Middle Class

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Define long-term?

I have never understood trying to get rich by 50. By then you are too old to really enjoy it.

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This is absurd. 50 isn't really that old anymore as...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-08-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4
Posted By beta1607
Re: Export Company Brainstorming

Industrial Manufacturing. Stuff Europe society needs but cant afford to make for themselves due to the high price of labor there. Also, look at European companies that have manufacturing plants in...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-23-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By beta1607
Countrywide to Change Structure On $16B Worth of Loans

Article (http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/071023/countrywide_workouts.html?.v=3)

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Countrywide Financial Corp., the nation's largest mortgage lender, said Tuesday it will begin calling...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-19-2007, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 12
Posted By beta1607
Basic Compounding Question

I know how to calculate compound gains if you make periodic deposits over time into an account and you account balance started at zero dollars. Is there a way to do this if you start with a lump sum...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-17-2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 37
Posted By beta1607
Re: 50% returns on small amounts?

If you could easily sustain 50% rates on small accounts you could grow $50,000 to $1million in just about 7 1/4 years and grow it $10,000,000 in about 13 years.

If you could do this why wouldnt...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 10-17-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5
Posted By beta1607
Re: Career advice

Keep in mind the speech writing job isnt as secure as you think/hope it is. If your boss loses the election, your position is gone over night. If the next elections happen to be bad for whatever...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 09-17-2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9
Posted By beta1607
Re: renting vs living at home?

Will your income even qualify you to live in those apartments. Many places in the US you have to make a certain multiple of what your annual rent would be and it doesnt seem like your salary is high...
Forum: Stud 09-13-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10
Posted By beta1607
Re: Stud Hi HU FTP

Some of the players in the 2/4-5/10 range are really bad but it takes forever to find a table where someone is actually paying attention and posts their blinds. Its really very annoying to see these...
Forum: Stud 09-13-2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By beta1607
Good spot for a C/R?

7 Card Stud High ($5/$10), Ante $1, Bring-In $1.50 (converter (http://www.andyblackwood.com/converter.html7StudConverter.htm))

3rd Street - (1.40 SB)

Seat 1: xx xx...
Forum: Stud 09-02-2007, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6
Posted By beta1607
Re: Flush draw vs. open pair in stud high

In both cases it matters less what you have and more what your read on your opponent is.
Forum: EDF 08-28-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5
Posted By beta1607
Re: Senator Larry Craig

ElD - I agree with you. Between Vitter, Gingrich, Livingstone and Craig it is horrible the level of hyprocrisy. Then of course there are all the people caught up in the Abramoff stuff last year and...
Forum: BBV4Life 08-22-2007, 01:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4
Posted By beta1607
Re: Ask a trustfund baby...

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just like a heroin or crack dealer would do to his customers...no difference...

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or a pot dealer Mr. 420?
Forum: Stud 08-14-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7
Posted By beta1607
Re: Please stop playing well 30/60 Stud HI Commerce

I agree with Andy, given you've been completing/folding to a 2bet this is a bad spot to steal.
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 08-14-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5
Posted By beta1607
Re: Manhattan real estate

One thing about the NYC housing market is that you arent just competing for condos or space in a coop with New Yorkers. Many affluent people from around the country want to have a place of their own...
Forum: EDF 08-02-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 507
Posted By beta1607
Re: Quotes/aphorisms that have actually helped you in life

"Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are." John Wooden
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 07-31-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13
Posted By beta1607
Re: Financial Modelling with Excel

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squash- i would be interested in any of those ebooks

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Forum: Other Other Topics 07-26-2007, 01:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 19
Posted By beta1607
Re: Becoming a Lobbyist

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The usual progression goes like this:

Get some internships/crappy jobs
Go work on the Hill for a few years
Make connections with lobbyists
Get a job lobbying
Profit

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Forum: Brick and Mortar 07-25-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9
Posted By beta1607
Re: When callers beat you to the pot at limit poker - Angle shoot?

I've been wondering the same thing. This happens all the time at Commerce.
Forum: Stud 07-18-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 14
Posted By beta1607
Re: Guideline for moving up limits in Stud???

My thought on this has always been play as high as you can where the games look beatable to you. If you normally play and are comfortably BR'd for 3/6 and see some fish sitting at 5/10 it seems...
Forum: Stud 07-11-2007, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7
Posted By beta1607
Re: 20/40 Stud HI Commerce 5th street, I don\'t know how to play this game

The 20/40 at commerce plays VERY LAG. Without a specific read you have to call this down at least until his board gets intimidating. There is a very good chance that you are ahead now and the only...
Forum: Stud 07-09-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 21
Posted By beta1607
Re: Folding big pairs on 3rd

As others said raise third and fold if its raised behind you. Limping is the worst of your three options because you want to take this hand down now or play it HU.
Forum: EDF 07-09-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5
Posted By beta1607
Re: Fruit Baskets

The thing about those fruit baskets is 99% of the time they go to waste or the recipient will put them in the break room at work for everyone to pick at for a week. Many doctors are involved with...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 07-06-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 10
Posted By beta1607
Threats Targeting Goldman Sachs

Not sure which forum to post this but it would likely have the most direct impact on people who read/post here.

Letters were sent to newspapers around the country threatening attacks on top...
Forum: Stud 07-06-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8
Posted By beta1607
Re: I did it. And a Bet...

I think Carlos will win the bet because he has a great poker mind and the fact he's willing to play that many hands at such low stakes compared to the levels he normally plays shows he can be...
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