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GIG Goes Buy Buy

And there goes another great idea. I’ve heard that every good thing must come to an end. GIG, the stock for the company called GigPeak which was GigOptix which I owned because it merged with Lumera which was spun off … Continue reading

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Differing Without Begging About MVIS

I do not beg to differ. I just differ. No begging required. Investing in stocks only works because people have different opinions. Argumentative types fight the very thing that makes the markets work. I enjoy the fact that I don’t … Continue reading

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Questioning When To Sell

Celebrate the lucky friend who bought his first stock within the last couple of months, and then watched it double in a day, and who knows that it can be worth a lot more. Is it already time to sell … Continue reading

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Be Human Make Mistakes

Oops. Mistakes will be made. How many mistakes can a person make in a life? It is undoubtedly greater than zero. Wednesday’s blog had a few. Some would say my recent financial turmoil is evidence that I’ve made my share. … Continue reading

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Empowered People

Pardon me as I take a break from my writing to write. I’m writing a lot. I’m not alone. The number of writers is increasing. The barriers to publishing are falling. I haven’t found a way to invest in this … Continue reading

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Coffeehouse Morning

This isn’t my father’s coffeehouse. It isn’t even one of Howard Schultz’s. I sit and type in Island Coffeehouse, ” . . . a non-profit community-driven, youth-powered business and community “living room”. Which happens to be filled with grey haired … Continue reading

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Pundits Got It Wrong

In an uncommon move, I’ll start with a passage from my book, Dream. Invest. Live. This is part of one of the case studies in the book, my experience with America Online, their stock, and what the pundits had to … Continue reading

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