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Forum: FIRE and Money 09-10-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 133
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Posted By hayekcapitalist
Heytonto

Yes I am:
One son at the U.S. Naval Academy another in Med School at Vandy: which part did you disagree with?
the part where St. Martha stated "them's fightin words" and then sits back and lets...
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-07-2007, 06:03 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,037
Posted By hayekcapitalist
GUMBY, Martha, et al: This dialectic commenced...

GUMBY, Martha, et al: This dialectic commenced when I responded to the normative comment by BARB...in which the poster asserted that so many of the members of this forum make six figures and view it...
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-06-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,037
Posted By hayekcapitalist
???

GUMBY: IQ's of 85, duh???? "All aren't created equal," what mail-in law school failed to teach her the U.S. Declaration of Independence. Not being the literalist I pretend to be, nor the moralist...
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-05-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,037
Posted By hayekcapitalist
Martha: You don't know me that well. I have...

Martha: You don't know me that well. I have worked jobs that many would never touch. You can carry the chip around until it becomes an anchor, or you can change your circumstances, the choice is...
Forum: Hi, I am... 09-05-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,790
Posted By hayekcapitalist
Sorry, the lottery is for math illiterates

Dimples: It won't help you pick the winning numbers in a game of chance, it will help you understand that money compounds in a geometric progression rather than linear, which is why getting started...
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-03-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,037
Posted By hayekcapitalist
Never earned six figures. Wife is an R.N., that...

Never earned six figures. Wife is an R.N., that certainly helps at least with job security. But, I won't reiterate my bio here, but, empty your pockets of excuses and get over the self-pity, it is a...
Forum: Hi, I am... 09-03-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,790
Posted By hayekcapitalist
Only if you are calculating the first derivative

The first derivative or f(x)= dy/dx, which gives you the rate of change for a curvilinear function such as a parabola which is representative of an exponential function. Otherwise, in the flatland of...
Forum: Hi, I am... 09-03-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,790
Posted By hayekcapitalist
ANDY H: "Hi folks, I'm...a financial...

ANDY H: "Hi folks, I'm...a financial advisor...I'm not here for clients, just thought I'd be fair about my background and thus, perspective."

Andy, I'm sure you are a nice, informed,...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-31-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,787
Posted By hayekcapitalist
"To me, it's all about covering your down sides....

"To me, it's all about covering your down sides. If I lose my job, I can get a job at walmart (if need be) to make my payments. If the market tanks, I can still sell my house and cover the mortgage."...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-31-2007, 04:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,456
Posted By hayekcapitalist
Yes Thanks

"Today, he has roughly $1.2 million left in savings and another several hundred thousand dollars’ worth of home equity, Mr. Barbagallo said, with one child in college and a second on her way.
So he...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-29-2007, 09:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,456
Posted By hayekcapitalist
GoGirl

I couldn't agree more with your definition of "millionaire." Some think it doesn't matter, and they may be right. They can define it any way they want, but, we all have the earned right to dream and...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-29-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,456
Posted By hayekcapitalist
Potpourri

Or does the idea of millionaire matter any more? Maybe The Millionaire Next Door concept is already dated, and the next version of the book should be The 5-Millionaire Next Door--about ordinary...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-28-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,721
Posted By hayekcapitalist
Alan: It's a pleasure to meet you! Your story is...

Alan: It's a pleasure to meet you! Your story is a testimony and the parallels inescapable but uncanny: same age, got serious about financial independence in 1987 and to think that we are both...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-26-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,721
Posted By hayekcapitalist
Courtney: You are kind. I completed the...

Courtney: You are kind. I completed the educational requirements for the CFP because I wanted to know more about areas that I had a knowledge deficit in, particularly taxes and wills, trusts, and...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-20-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,721
Posted By hayekcapitalist
2B: After twenty+ years I too am holding on...

2B:
After twenty+ years I too am holding on because #1 a large % of total return can be ascribed to a few outlier up-performance days, 2) nobody but a fool "knows" when the these days will occur...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-20-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,721
Posted By hayekcapitalist
Brandywine: Being truly illeterate to the...

Brandywine:
Being truly illeterate to the protocol(s) of this forum, and lacking knowledge of the referred ("A&SFUOTF") I improvised: "YIAS"= yes I am stupid.
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 08-15-2007, 10:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,705
Posted By hayekcapitalist
My mainpoint is that Buffett has a carefully...

My mainpoint is that Buffett has a carefully crafted personna: he wasn't raised poor, he is the son of a congressman/stockbroker, and the reason he does it is because it gets him sweetheart deals...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 08-15-2007, 08:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,705
Posted By hayekcapitalist
You can be sure Buffet will NEVER do something...

You can be sure Buffet will NEVER do something with the shareholder's cash that he states well managed companies should do: return a single dime to shareholders in the form of dividends.

(I am...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 08-15-2007, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,669
Posted By hayekcapitalist
Obviously, holding period impacts tax rates, but...

Obviously, holding period impacts tax rates, but IMO you must develop a thesis as rationale for a particular investment, the conviction to hold it until your expectations with respect to the...
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-15-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,271
Posted By hayekcapitalist
I'm just reiterating what many have suggested so...

I'm just reiterating what many have suggested so far. You owe it to yourself, him, and the marriage to get involved in the process. Where is it written that mid-fifties is too early for a research...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 08-15-2007, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,361
Posted By hayekcapitalist
Warren Buffets' buying of BAC probably gave it a...

Warren Buffets' buying of BAC probably gave it a short term bounce. But it was a good buy before the wealthiest hypocrite in the
barack Obama-bin Laden fund raising room bought, and still is now....
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-15-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,721
Posted By hayekcapitalist
Thanks YIAS.

Thanks YIAS.
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-14-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,260
Posted By hayekcapitalist
it's tough, but, you can do it

I.m not that smart but I aqm loving. I,like you am 52, and I contracted TB on the job...at the hospital of which I was the President of. They tried to blame it on me, but I was and am tougher than...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 08-13-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,827
Posted By hayekcapitalist
Yes and don't do it.

Yes. I traded real money for options...once. It is a zero sum game. IMHO you are swimming with sharks, and you are bleeding. Covered calls may have their place in a non-volatile market. But, do you...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 08-13-2007, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,660
Posted By hayekcapitalist
Gold as diversifier

Inflation is running much higher than the official numbers report. What will gold do tomorrow, or next year? Nobody knows. But, it is uncorrelated to other more traditional investments and probably...
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