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Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-30-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 147
Posted By Jimbo
Re: How to build credit

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lol .. you know you have struck a nerve with someone when they feel the need to research you. Why don't you get an admin to give you my name then you can google me.

For a very...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-30-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 55
Posted By Jimbo
Re: A rag or 98o?

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btw, the last time i was in a bar 2 guys were aurguing that hot water freezes into ice cubes faster than cold water not 89 vs a7.


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Hope you bet on the guy that said...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-30-2007, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 28
Posted By Jimbo
Re: Paulson\'s Plan to Freeze Mortgage Adjustments

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Well he met with the top bankers suggesting a voluntary freeze, that is all there is to it. These days the market needs very little news whether real or imagined to soar or...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-30-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 15
Posted By Jimbo
Re: Need info on Michigan tax law re: online poker gains

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I've spoken with mtgordon a bit in PMs and I guess I have a more general question regarding the legality of playing online poker (obviously based overseas) while a Michigan resident.
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Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-30-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 28
Posted By Jimbo
Re: Paulson\'s Plan to Freeze Mortgage Adjustments

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Wow, this is such a complex topic! I'll make it simple with one word, VOLUNTARY.

Jimbo

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The way I hear them talking it sounds like something more than...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-30-2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 38
Posted By Jimbo
Re: How far will bonds go?

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I wanted to get PRE's definition of recession...for betting purposes.

Barron


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I understood that, but then you would need his definition of "real GDP" vs GDP and...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-30-2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 19
Posted By Jimbo
Re: The Ceiling Concept

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the point above is a little crazy. i mean if there was only warren buffet. he would be just as lonely as doyle brunson. and the funny part about that is they would both be old people...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-30-2007, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 38
Posted By Jimbo
Re: How far will bonds go?

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U.S. has a 95% chance of hitting a recession within the next two quarters IMO. Bond markets are doing a much better job of pricing this in than the equity markets.

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Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-30-2007, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 28
Posted By Jimbo
Re: Paulson\'s Plan to Freeze Mortgage Adjustments

Wow, this is such a complex topic! I'll make it simple with one word, VOLUNTARY.

Jimbo
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-30-2007, 01:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 222
Posted By Jimbo
Re: Reopening Insider Information Debate.

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I'm wondering why no one seemed too concerned about the fact that people here had wildly different takes on whether or not my scenarios constitute insider trading and that no conclusion...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-30-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 24
Posted By Jimbo
Re: Generic tax question on capital gains.

You don't consider taxes when computing your ROI per transaction. Do you consider taxes when you win $1000 at poker or do you think, "Wow, I booked a thousand dollar winner tonight!"?

Jimbo
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-30-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 36
Posted By Jimbo
Re: Moral Hazard problem in a small business

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There are too many variables for such software - what kind of load it is, when it needs to be there, the drivers' special needs (doctors' appointments, family obligations, general...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-30-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 59
Posted By Jimbo
Re: Positions Thread

People seem to have lost interest in this thread so this will probably be my final update for awhile.

Earlier purchased 5 RULLD Rimm 120 Calls at $6.40 per contract and will sell at $10+....
Forum: Poker Theory 11-29-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 19
Posted By Jimbo
Re: The Ceiling Concept

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I think you are wrong if you think that the stock market and poker are different. I think they are very much the same, obvs they have huge differences but the principle of both is...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-29-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 16
Posted By Jimbo
Re: Favorite risky plays

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XOMA is not a takeover target for PFE, or likely anybody. I've followed the name for 15+ years. They could have bot all they wanted at $1 last year.

It's gone from $30 to 1 to 16 to 1...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-29-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 55
Posted By Jimbo
Re: A rag or 98o?

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dim wits?

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LOL, I like it!! /images/graemlins/smile.gif

Jimbo
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-29-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 42
Posted By Jimbo
Re: Cheapest no frills trading

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Wells Fargo (min $25k) and Zecco (min $2.5k) both offer free trades. Bank of America does as well, but BofA requires $25k in checking/low-interest savings which makes the deal worthless. ...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-29-2007, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 16
Posted By Jimbo
Re: Favorite risky plays

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avg volume is 500k. how much more liquid do you need? /images/graemlins/smile.gif

also, i said it was risky. but the upside is well over $10.

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OK, the liquidity...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-29-2007, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 19
Posted By Jimbo
Re: The Ceiling Concept

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yah i know i got a little carried away with my whole

original idea part. but it is. well everything regarding the ceiling aspect in poker. i don't think that has ever been discussed...
Forum: Poker Theory 11-29-2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 55
Posted By Jimbo
Re: A rag or 98o?

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First of all, too many nits play tight and get blinded away waiting for big pairs, until their M is less than 5 and they jam the first ace-x they see.

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No they really...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-29-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 48
Posted By Jimbo
Re: Getting Married for Tax Breaks

In the USA barring any mental illness you are emancipated at age 18. Now the dependent part of the OP's post is just his parents ability to use him as a tax deduction on their taxes until he turns...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-29-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 48
Posted By Jimbo
Re: Getting Married for Tax Breaks

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That is unles your GF is also related to you. Are you from Arkansas? /images/graemlins/smile.gif


Jimbo

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Both, obv. I take your word for it, but that's...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-29-2007, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 16
Posted By Jimbo
Re: Favorite risky plays

EGT is too illiquid for me but I do like XOMA, it has potential as a takeover by PFE, they really need a pipeline conduit and an acquisition is the fastest way to get there. ISIS is another good...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-29-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 59
Posted By Jimbo
Re: Positions Thread

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Back in GOOG today on the short side, I just bought 5 GOQXR (690 Puts) at $22.80 per contract. Now all I need is a little correction in the next few days.

Jimbo

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Just...
Forum: Business, Finance, and Investing 11-28-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 48
Posted By Jimbo
Re: Getting Married for Tax Breaks

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Since we live in the same residence and I make sufficient money, I claim my gf as a dependent on tax returns. This exempts me from dependent status, so I get financial aid plus interest...
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