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Mysteries Investing In Real Goods

Real Goods is up over 100% in the last five days. That’s Real Goods as in the stock, RGSE, for the company Real Goods Solar, Inc. That’s not for real goods as in really good things, well, maybe but that’s … Continue reading

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Semi Annual Exercise Mid 2016

Welcome to my semi-annual portfolio review, a bit of due diligence that is easier when the portfolio is growing, and an exercise in openly assessing the situation when the stocks are sinking. Personal finance is easy when everything works. The … Continue reading

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Finances Dancing In The Rain

It’s raining again. Ah, that feels good. Rain means water for me, my garden, and for everyone else. I like rain. When I am hiking I prefer the endless sunny days people romanticize; but even then, I hope it’s rained … Continue reading

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Assets Chasing Assets

The world of finance confuses many. The world of economics confuses many. A complete understanding of either is impossible because both are chaotic enough that at some point chance has an effect. To me, the essence of both are four … Continue reading

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Lowered Expectations For MVIS

Next week is MicroVision’s annual stockholders meeting. The amateur grammarian in me would like to tweak it to read the annual stockholders’ meeting, as if the stockholders owned the meeting the way they’re supposed to own the stock and the … Continue reading

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Tedious MicroVision Catalysts

Tedious and studious are not the words that usually come to mind with potentially disruptive technologies and possibly profitable speculations. And yet, I return to report on MVIS. If I only hit the highlights, the great or terrible news, I’d … Continue reading

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Bizarro Reaction To GigPeak News

If this keeps up I’m going to think I’m in Bizarro World, where everything is backwards. Just like with MicroVision’s announcement of a 140% increase in revenues leading to a 40% drop in the stock (MVIS); GigOptix, now renamed GigPeak … Continue reading

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Tricky Taxes Trips And Traps

Thanks, Elizabeth. It was time to file my taxes, and some fluky results in TurboTax were nicely resolved by Elizabeth from their help desk. Thanks to all my friends I called while fighting off anxiety attacks as I struggled through … Continue reading

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Missing MVIS Catalysts

Surely, MicroVision and MVIS would finally get some good news in March. Or not. Provide four opportunities for positive surprises and at least one of them will succeed. Yes? Evidently, no. Oh yeah, and then there was the one big … Continue reading

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Sad MVIS Shareholders

Sad MVIS has continued to fall, and with it, the emotions of MVIS shareholders. Since MicroVision announced 164% increase in revenues, its stock, MVIS, has fallen 26%. Evidently, expectations were high, and the expressed reality is low. While investing is … Continue reading

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