Tag Archives: FFIV

Buying A Bit Of GigPeak

It’s really only a little thing, this thing I did. Today I bought a little bit of one stock, GIG, the stock for the company GigPeak. Small actions can be big events when they signal a turn. I don’t know … Continue reading

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News Here Movement There

Believe it or not, I do own stock that isn’t MVIS. MicroVision (MVIS) is a good story, but they don’t have much relevant financial data. GigOptix, that partly embodies a spinoff from MicroVision called Lumera, has better data, reported it, … 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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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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Odd Earnings News

That certainly didn’t go the way I expected. Sports have their seasons and so do corporations. Four times a year corporations officially announce their quarterly results. It is called the “earnings season”, but the official verbiage usually says “results” because … Continue reading

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Real Time Abstract Money

Got any spare time? Got any spare money? It’s hard to find either nowadays, at least in the bits of North America that I’m aware of. A friend came back from months of visiting Mexico and told me about a … Continue reading

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CEOs That Matter

CEOs matter. Watching CEOs can be as dramatic as any reality show, just as impressive or just as unbelievable. Those people with that rare mix of leadership and management skills can drive a company with the finesse necessary to keep … Continue reading

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A Grocery Bag Of Garbage

My garbageman awarded me a verbal honor. He laughed when I asked if he would take some slightly outsized trash. Of course. According to him, I throw out less trash than anyone on his five routes. He was happy to … Continue reading

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Would You Buy More

Want some advice? I don’t give it. The SEC, state regulations, and respect for professionals suggest that if people want financial advice they should go to certified financial planners and such. (Have you met Mike Brady?) I’m not even an … Continue reading

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Keeping AAPLs

News alert: Apple is worth more than Poland. Nope. Apple’s market cap is over $500B. Poland’s GDP is about $480B. It sounds like a story, but it is comparing a sum to a rate, a savings account to a paycheck,  … Continue reading

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