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Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-29-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 42
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: Cheapest no frills trading

I've narrowed it down to Zecco or Scottrade. Zecco has the free trading but Scottrade's platform, from what I've seen, is better. It has streaming quotes and a live ticker.
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-28-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 138
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: How to build credit

I took a brief look at apparama. From what I gleened, the objective is to sign up for credit w/ 0% int, get cash advances and put the money in an interest paying account.

I get a ton of these...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-28-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 40
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: Making a 2+2 trading system

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I just read that before I saw this post. Since this is 2+2, also:

"At MIT, Simons worked hard and played hard -- mostly late- night poker."

and link:...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-28-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 20
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: Stars tables fall apart every 20 hands

I've been bringing this up for a long time. If you mult-table 6max, a significant amount of time will be spent scouting new tables as games are constantly falling apart.

If I were attempting to be...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-27-2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 42
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: Cheapest no frills trading

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how are their trading tools/platforms compared to TD ameritrade?

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People I know who use Ameritrade seem to be happy with it.

The other online broker I've used is...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-27-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 42
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: Cheapest no frills trading

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I have used Zecco with no complaints forever.

They are now allowing 10 free trades per month instead of the unlimited, but they are still A+.

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Cool. That works for me....
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-27-2007, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 42
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: Cheapest no frills trading

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Zecco LDO

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I'm looking to ditch Etrade and move to a different online broker, myself. I've checked out Zecco and it SEEMS pretty good. Do you have any first hand...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-27-2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 35
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: CNBC

As OP pointed out, it's basically entertainment with propaganga mixed in. I watch these shows and read the WSJ the way a Russian living in the old Soviet Union would read the Pravda. It's not the...
Forum: Beginners Questions 11-27-2007, 01:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: Fixing Leaks In your Game

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3) I show my cards too much. What's a +ev way to show your cards?

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I'll tackle this one. You always want appear as though you have what you're representing. So, when...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-27-2007, 01:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 32
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: when to sell GOOG?

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IMO goog isnt that great

They have hired a crap ton of people that do who knows what, they release a ton of 'products', but the only one that has caught on is search ( perhaps gmail too...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-26-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 29
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: Why Sklansky\'s idea should not work

I would think Martians are biased towards water companies.
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-26-2007, 03:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 29
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: Why Sklansky\'s idea should not work

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According to my compounding calculator the interest rate on 60 over 100 years that would amount to 10,000 is 5.25.


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You failed to include dividends. Until...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-26-2007, 02:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 29
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: Why Sklansky\'s idea should not work

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Since the market is not static and in fact has shown a propensity to rise 10% a year on average...

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I've heard this stat many times but whenever I do a bit of research, I...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-25-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 24
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: SPY Recently broke 200 Day Moving Avg

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The problem with using one of the more common moving averages as a technical indicator is that you set yourself up to be exploited by specialists. If they plan on moving a stock...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-24-2007, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 24
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: SPY Recently broke 200 Day Moving Avg

The problem with using one of the more common moving averages as a technical indicator is that you set yourself up to be exploited by specialists. If they plan on moving a stock up, they know that...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-24-2007, 04:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 17
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: 5K to invest help

Citibank a special savings account that has no minimum and pays 4.5%. You just have to open it online, and that's easy. In my years of dealing w/ Citibank, I've found that their technology is great....
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-23-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: choosing an investment management firm

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Most poker players would rather make their own bets.

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Poker is a lot easier than individual investing.

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Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-23-2007, 03:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: choosing an investment management firm

From reading your posts, I'd say you should go w/ #3. Put the bulk of the money in a Vanguard Index Fund, and stick a few grand in an on-line brokerage account. This will allow you to get your feet...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-22-2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 24
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: Buying stocks with high dividends?

Dividends are what people use to console themselves when their stock tanks, "But it pays a good dividend!" Of course, your net worth is much less, even with the dividend, and there's always the...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-22-2007, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: Happy Thanksgiving ALL

Have a great Thanksgiving, all.

And, don't worry.

The emotional wounds inflicted by family members at the dinner table will heal over time. /images/graemlins/grin.gif
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-21-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 30
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: if we go into a recession or bear market

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Also, an important distinction that no ones made, a recession and a bear market are 2 completely different things.

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Beat me to the punch.
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Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-21-2007, 08:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 24
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: Dow Theory Confirmed SELL signal today

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If its a sell theory today, thats hilarious. Wouldn't that put your net gain for the year at 0%?

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The sell signal is more for insurance so that you don't get caught in a...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-21-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 30
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: if we go into a recession or bear market

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Also, an important distinction that no ones made, a recession and a bear market are 2 completely different things.

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Beat me to the punch.

Although I'll add, that...
Forum: High Stakes 11-21-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 33
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: Bellagio Big Game Dead?

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quote from Daniel " That loss didn't affect ME, it affected my BR! Since that time I've only played three times in the "big game," but the game doesn't even go anymore as people are...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-21-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12
Posted By Foghatlive
Re: So much for the 13,000 \"Support Level\"

Maybe a mod could set up a regular "Market Recap" thread: daily, weekly, or monthly, and we can all chime in?
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