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Forum: Politics 11-30-2007, 12:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 136
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Could We Have Won Vietnam?

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I think that anybody with a modicum of intelligence would say that the claim that in a strictly military sense, the US won the war in Vietnam, must be the obvious troll's...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-30-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 412
Posted By Mark1808
Re: I Think I Have A Partial Answer

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Most of you, including Jason Stausser are wrong. I'd make a small bet on it. Just using pure thought.

When I saw a long line at the newly installed Monopoly machines I immediately...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-30-2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 412
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Reopening Insider Information Debate.

It has always been my understanding that it is illegal to trade on MATERIAL NON PUBLIC information. Where there is a direct link to a company insider the guilt is obvious, however their can be...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-29-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 110
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Valuing warrants

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-Scholes
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-28-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 38
Posted By Mark1808
Re: investor/finance fake job ideas please

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hello finance/investing peoples , i need your help in my quest to find a fake job. i'm a poker pro but for many reasons i don't tell that to anyone outside our little world. instead i've...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-26-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 46
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Why Sklansky\'s idea should not work

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I've read your response and believe I understand it fully, but let me point out that in no way does it directly rebut my points. If your scenario is true, then you...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-26-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 46
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Why Sklansky\'s idea should not work

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David,

I've read your response and believe I understand it fully, but let me point out that in no way does it directly rebut my points. If your scenario is true, then you should be able...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-26-2007, 01:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 60
Posted By Mark1808
Re: very very awesome paper on commodity futures returns...

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this paper has enlightened me.

commodity futures returns historically linked to "backwardation" or "roll yield" seem to be simply proxies for inventory indicators from the theory of...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-25-2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 46
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Why Sklansky\'s idea should not work

Since the market is not static and in fact has shown a propensity to rise 10% a year on average those who bought a basket of stocks are going to come out ahead no matter which of the bookies they...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-25-2007, 02:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 46
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Why Sklansky\'s idea should not work

Here is the problem with David's theory as I see it. Some small percentage of stocks in the market are priced too low. Lets say maybe 5 out of 100 are for example. Lets say you had a barrell with...
Forum: Politics 11-22-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 45
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Weather Channel Founder says\"Global Warming is Biggest Scam in His

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If I think your car is polluting the air I breathe should I be able to stop you from driving it?

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If you really felt strongly about it, you could try. I...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-22-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 17
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Playing Ax suited for flush value ???

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One thing to mention: I usually play poker with abnormally bad players. These players play any two cards suited and will try to draw to any flush when possible. In a game like this, Ax has...
Forum: Politics 11-22-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 45
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Weather Channel Founder says\"Global Warming is Biggest Scam in His

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Is that your lake? If not, who owns it?

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Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-22-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 55
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Four Ways To Use My Ideas

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"pay more attention to David Sklansky's Fundamental Theorem of Investing."

Howz that theorem been working out for you over the last 10 years?

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What if someone asked...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-22-2007, 02:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 55
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Four Ways To Use My Ideas

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Warren Buffett took $100,000 and turned it into $50 billion buying stocks.

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No he didn't. He built a company, and only part of that involved buying stocks.
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Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-22-2007, 02:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 55
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Four Ways To Use My Ideas

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I won't be responding to your post. I'm telling you that so that you won't think my non response was because I didn't read it. But I also can't tell you what my reason is. Except to say it...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-22-2007, 12:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 55
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Four Ways To Use My Ideas

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The fuddy duddy FAs on this forum

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Sigh.
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-21-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 55
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Four Ways To Use My Ideas

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The fuddy duddy FAs on this forum

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Sigh.

Go ahead poker player/investors. Find investing strategies that are easy to implement while you are still...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-21-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 22
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Ultrashort ETF: Good if Feeling Bearish?

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Damn, edit time expired.

i just reread my post and i implied that all those places have 20 yr track records w/ short positions beating the market in risk adjusted returns. in fact, only...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-21-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 17
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Playing Ax suited for flush value ???

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I know that small pairs and even pairs as large as JJ can be played for set value. My Question is can Ax suited be played for flush value? Would this be at all optimal?

Is it possible...
Forum: Home Poker 11-21-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Detecting a form of cheating

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Sure sounds like cheating. Hard to prove though. Why don't you conspire with one other player there you trust to get there early each time and grab the one and ten seats. If...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-21-2007, 03:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 22
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Ultrashort ETF: Good if Feeling Bearish?

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I don't see how being short stocks in a market that has gone from 2,000 to 14,000 has been plus EV. You are telling me you know hedge funds who have outperformed this market...
Forum: Politics 11-21-2007, 01:49 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 45
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Weather Channel Founder says\"Global Warming is Biggest Scam in His

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If you collect a judgement equal to or greater than the land value it compensates you for your loss. If the people responsible are punsihed for their crime civil or criminal...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-21-2007, 01:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 22
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Ultrashort ETF: Good if Feeling Bearish?

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I would stay very far away from these investments.

First, stocks have a positive expectation (derived from the risk...
Forum: Politics 11-21-2007, 01:12 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 45
Posted By Mark1808
Re: Weather Channel Founder says\"Global Warming is Biggest Scam in His

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I'm not sure if this means they don't talk about it a lot or if you think they don't want to see it at all. But either way, a free market does not prevent academic research....
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