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Forum: Life after FIRE 11-30-2020, 11:37 AM
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Posted By Christine
Wohoo f35phixer - that was a proper blow!

Wohoo f35phixer - that was a proper blow!
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-27-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,656
Posted By Christine
I will just add to that. I've driven an EV now...

I will just add to that. I've driven an EV now for about two years. And it's much cheaper to drive and service than any other car I've had. So even if it's more expensive to buy it is more frugal to...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-24-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,200
Posted By Christine
In case anyone cares - this is what I ended up...

In case anyone cares - this is what I ended up doing:




90% of my cost financed by selling Bitcoin at $15,500


10% of my cost financed by selling Tesla at $418
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-24-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 18,820
Posted By Christine
Over in the UK Dr John Campbell explains how the...

Over in the UK Dr John Campbell explains how the Oxford vaccine works. The AstraZeneca one. The gist of it is that it will take several weeks from getting the shots until you get the full immune...
Forum: Travel Information 11-24-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 12,108
Posted By Christine
I just saw this video by Dr John Campbell over in...

I just saw this video by Dr John Campbell over in the UK explaining that the new vaccine does not give us immunity straight away. It will take about 8 weeks before the immunity has been built.
First...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-23-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,656
Posted By Christine
Triangle - the motors are all AC. And their...

Triangle - the motors are all AC. And their company logo (the T) is a part of this motor. With the motor being the most important part of the car the name fits.


It is not uncommon to name...
Forum: Travel Information 11-23-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 12,108
Posted By Christine
Living in northern Europe I think I might take my...

Living in northern Europe I think I might take my motorhome down south this summer provided the vaccinations go well. That is - I'm vaccinated and a reasonable amount of the general population where...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-22-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,656
Posted By Christine
No idea. I do believe the long time trend is up...

No idea. I do believe the long time trend is up though.
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-22-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,656
Posted By Christine
I am with you there. I have a motorhome. With...

I am with you there. I have a motorhome. With solar and lithium batteries. But would like more of both!
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-22-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,656
Posted By Christine
I would hope they have some money left. I guess...

I would hope they have some money left. I guess tax rates for company income such as credits is still less than 100%. They are selling the credits to other car makers so I guess the tax rate is the...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-22-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,656
Posted By Christine
The old car makers should indeed be able to make...

The old car makers should indeed be able to make decent EVs. But in my understanding they have outsourced much of the know how. Only thing they in my understanding actually do is making the engines...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-22-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,656
Posted By Christine
Thank you for the FT link, NW-Bound. It...

Thank you for the FT link, NW-Bound.

It looks like people are pouring their money into anything EV after the recent climb of Tesla.


I looked into both Nikola and Nio but did not like what I...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-22-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,656
Posted By Christine
I agree the analyst should be able to see the...

I agree the analyst should be able to see the difference of 500 thousand and 500 million cars. But then they probably calculate with millions and billions all the time. :angel:


I'm sure the...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-21-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,656
Posted By Christine
I invested a little in Tesla on a hunch. Then I...

I invested a little in Tesla on a hunch. Then I started to read and investigate. And that made me increase my position. What many fail to see is that Tesla is so much more than an auto maker. Then...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 11-21-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,738
Posted By Christine
Thank you for this - one of the few that isn't...

Thank you for this - one of the few that isn't blocked for us foreigners.
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-20-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,656
Posted By Christine
Yeah, but - no, but Tesla would not have...

Yeah, but - no, but


Tesla would not have gone bankrupt. They have many friends with deep pockets.


Speculative as in many shorts and daytraders speculating their money away - sure!

...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 11-17-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,656
Posted By Christine
It looks like we are a few. Just read...

It looks like we are a few.



Just read that TSLA is the most shorted stock. And the largest addition to the S&P 500. So a record number of shares will have to be bought. I guess that might...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-03-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,817
Posted By Christine
Thank you for this thread. It sounds like a bipap...

Thank you for this thread. It sounds like a bipap could really help my mum. If I can get her to look into it.
Forum: Other topics 10-25-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,016
Posted By Christine
An Amiga 1000 computer from ca 1985. I had it out...

An Amiga 1000 computer from ca 1985. I had it out of it's box 2 years ago and it was still working. Running Workbench 1.2 if I remember correctly. But had to put it back into the box since I have no...
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-24-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,253
Posted By Christine
Congrats, DawgMan - not the worst problem to...

Congrats, DawgMan - not the worst problem to have.

For me things have grown much more than I expected after retirement. So a similar situation to be in.



This is what I've been thinking...
Forum: Other topics 10-20-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3,588
Views: 284,838
Posted By Christine
The latest Far Side calendar from Gary Larson. ...

The latest Far Side calendar from Gary Larson.




https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1524863009/
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 10-20-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 13,194
Posted By Christine
Interesting. I have some anecdotal info about...

Interesting. I have some anecdotal info about blood type O people recovering quickly. Would be really interesting to know the blood type of the super spreaders. If it matters.
Forum: Other topics 10-10-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5,880
Views: 1,061,168
Posted By Christine
:coolsmiley: :rolleyes: :laugh:

:coolsmiley: :rolleyes: :laugh:
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-06-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,984
Posted By Christine
Fantastic! Congratulations! It took...

Fantastic! Congratulations!


It took months and years - but now I've settled into a routine I end up following if I have nothing else planned for the day. Which is most days. I really enjoy my...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-30-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 59,430
Posted By Christine
Whiplash :) Well blown! :coolsmiley:

Whiplash :)


Well blown! :coolsmiley:
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