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Old 07-03-2018, 03:43 PM   #1
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Stock Quotes: We've Come A Long Way Baby

My local newspaper only showed a handful of stocks, so back in the early 90's
(when I 1st started investing) before leaving for work, I'd set my VCR to record CNBC for one hour.

3:00 to 4:00 PM. The ticker would show all the closing prices in alphabetical order. LOL
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Old 07-03-2018, 04:28 PM   #3
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I started subscribing to the WSJ in the early 1970s.

I still get it, although it's just on my iPad these days.
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