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Forum: FIRE and Money 06-06-2021, 08:40 PM
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Posted By Groovy
This might be a bit of a tangent, but maybe...

This might be a bit of a tangent, but maybe there's something of value for you in this reply.

I was thinking about a "condotel" or such in Florida, but it looks like those prices have gone way up...
Forum: Hi, I am... 04-21-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,490
Posted By Groovy
The intro part is a decade old. :) I...

The intro part is a decade old. :)

I karaoke a little bit. People point and laugh at me when I do, as a sign of respect.
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-20-2021, 01:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,347
Posted By Groovy
I skimmed through the thread, so not sure if it's...

I skimmed through the thread, so not sure if it's relevant, but just a minor heads up: I seem to recall that when I rolled my 401K over to an IRA and was sent a paper check, I had x number of days...
Forum: Hi, I am... 04-19-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By Groovy
Congrats! If you and your boss have a good...

Congrats! If you and your boss have a good relationship, maybe you can discuss the possibility of finding a way to end your career in a way that's beneficial to you.

Good luck.
Forum: Hi, I am... 04-19-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,490
Posted By Groovy
Haha. :) Maybe some of them will get an...

Haha. :)

Maybe some of them will get an email notification about this thread and re-visit. :) I did glance through some folks' activity, and some have only been away a few months.
Forum: Hi, I am... 04-19-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,490
Posted By Groovy
Just wanted to give my thanks, and provide a...

Just wanted to give my thanks, and provide a brief update. Sorry for not providing updates along the way.
Forum: Hi, I am... 04-19-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,490
Posted By Groovy
Thanks for the advice, Brewer12345, and everyone...

Thanks for the advice, Brewer12345, and everyone else. I hope you've been well. The grindstone and wise investments got me to where I wanted to be financially a few months ago.

A few ideas that...
Forum: Other topics 04-19-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,868
Posted By Groovy
Sorry for your loss and struggles. I'm glad...

Sorry for your loss and struggles. I'm glad you've got a positive mindset.
Forum: Other topics 04-17-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,868
Posted By Groovy
It happened (is happening). And we hear about it...

It happened (is happening). And we hear about it and/or see the effects of it every single day. I'm sure we all want to move past this, and get back to some sense of "normal" soon, and not have to...
Forum: Other topics 04-17-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,868
Posted By Groovy
Thanks for the link. I sometimes skim through...

Thanks for the link. I sometimes skim through various old-timers' threads on here, just to try to get a sense of their journey over the past ~20 years. That's how I happened upon this thread, and...
Forum: Other topics 04-17-2021, 04:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,868
Posted By Groovy
15 years ahead of its time... Just barely...

15 years ahead of its time...

Just barely made it past 40 myself. I'm hoping to stick around quite a while longer.
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-31-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,328
Posted By Groovy
Thanks. Just saw that. 50% up, and still well...

Thanks. Just saw that. 50% up, and still well below its previous high of $23.xx. I'm out of this stock at this point. I imagine it will get acquired at some point this year, but I'm not sure for...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 02-17-2021, 05:33 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,463
Posted By Groovy
I think this the main downside, from the Fidelity...

I think this the main downside, from the Fidelity link you posted: "generally due to short selling"

As I understand it, they're borrowing your stock so that they can sell it, because they think...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 02-17-2021, 05:08 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,463
Posted By Groovy
I've got my eye on MRNA and I'm holding CBWTF...

I've got my eye on MRNA and I'm holding CBWTF (Also known as XLY on the Toronto Venture Stock Exchange). I'm also holding ROKU.

Note: I'm pretty nervous about the market in general right now.
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Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 02-17-2021, 04:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,328
Posted By Groovy
They did license their display-only technology,...

They did license their display-only technology, but there haven't been any products coming to market from that license agreement, so for whatever reason, that side of the business hasn't done well. ...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 02-16-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,328
Posted By Groovy
Yeah. I've learned a thing or two myself while...

Yeah. I've learned a thing or two myself while following MVIS. I went to my first Shareholder meeting. Learned how a company can get financing, and picked up some other tips from other folks who...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 02-16-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,328
Posted By Groovy
I mean...wouldn't the second arm just kinda get...

I mean...wouldn't the second arm just kinda get in the way?

Right. There are minimal sales and minimal customers so far, and that's why, IMO, the current valuation is crazy. But, they are in the...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 02-16-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,328
Posted By Groovy
> I purchased 3000 shares of MVIS at .20 ...

> I purchased 3000 shares of MVIS at .20

Congrats. If you held on, you've made sick returns, as it hit $23 today.
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 02-16-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,328
Posted By Groovy
Just to close out this thread, the stock took off...

Just to close out this thread, the stock took off recently. Just like I got in too early, i got out too early -- albeit with some gains. The folks who timed it right made almost 150x on their...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 01-05-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,328
Posted By Groovy
Go back and look at the advice I got about not...

Go back and look at the advice I got about not putting all my eggs in this basket. 999 times out of 1000, that advice is right. I got the Celluon projector for a family member a few years back. He...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 01-05-2021, 12:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,328
Posted By Groovy
Good way to look at it. I've done some...

Good way to look at it.

I've done some trading over the years, so I'm not exactly sure what my cost basis would be, but this stock definitely presented lots of "buying opportunities". You can...
Forum: Hi, I am... 01-04-2021, 12:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,658
Posted By Groovy
Congratulations! I love that "melting" feeling. ...

Congratulations! I love that "melting" feeling. I hope it's accelerated in the past two weeks.
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 01-03-2021, 02:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,328
Posted By Groovy
BTW, I recognize that investing in this stock...

BTW, I recognize that investing in this stock was/is a big risk. I didn't go "all in", and I wouldn't go "all in" on any individual stock.
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 01-03-2021, 02:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,328
Posted By Groovy
Finally paid off

Revisiting this thread after several years. Well, it took a while, but this one finally paid off for me. I sold about half of my shares during the pre-christmas spike and made some money. Wish I...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 01-14-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,328
Posted By Groovy
Revisiting this this thread with some thoughts...

Revisiting this this thread with some thoughts after 10 months. In that time, MVIS popped into the $3s, and has recently come back down into the $2.40s. 1-year returns have been 26.9%, although...
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