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Weeks End Evenings

“Have a nice weekend.” The person behind the cash register was more sincere than you may expect because this is an island and the small towns are our rural equivalent of the big city. It’s Friday night, after I post … Continue reading

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Dendreon Bankruptcy

Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat  path to your door. Cure cancer and everyone will cheer you. Dendreon didn’t cure cancer, but it did develop a cancer treatment that was better than the competition. In 2013 they … Continue reading

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What A Difference A Quarter Teaspoon Makes

Listen to the news and it sounds like a dramatic week. Look around my house and the two most obvious events were a wind storm and I mowed the lawn. There was the chance for dramatic good news from MicroVision, … Continue reading

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An Anniversary To Celebrate

It came on like lightning and has rumbled on like thunder echoing from the hills. Some forecast a storm, and at best, people found umbrellas when they actually needed an ark. In 2008, I started blogging. Barack Obama had just … Continue reading

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More Insufficient MicroVision News

MicroVision announces news! No, really. This time with numbers! Surely its stock (MVIS) will react. It certainly did last February. Surely October will be no different. Except it was. The life of small companies and small stocks are irrational, or … Continue reading

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Tiny House Winners

Buying the biggest house you can afford for your first house makes as much sense as learning how to run by starting with a 100 mile race. Yes, it might work, but there’s a good chance you’ll hurt yourself. What … Continue reading

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Rationally Irrational Finance

Humans are rational people. Ha! If you think that you obviously haven’t met any. Actually, people are rational, but in a very personal way. There’s a Robert Heinlein quote I’ll paraphrase because I can’t track it down. “People always do … Continue reading

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Getting Real With Tiny Stocks

Let’s get real. Put the emotions aside. Let the data talk for a while. I think emotions belong in personal finance, because otherwise persons won’t care about finance. I also know that math belongs in finance because finance is driven … Continue reading

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Twiddling Thumbs

What broke loose in the world? Everything seems to be in flux; but, maybe it’s always been that way and we’re just aware of it now thanks to the Internet. Nah. This time is different, as every time is. Almost … Continue reading

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An Irrational MVIS Market

Cause and effect are logical cousins. We expect them to be quite familiar with each other. The stock market doesn’t work that way – at least in the short term. MicroVision had a rare event, a press release that included … Continue reading

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