Archive | December, 2012

Lighten-Up, It’s The Weekend – The Truth Is Out There

Time for Something Off-Topic, Humorous or Even Weird Here’s the truth. I’ve always been interested in UFOs, science fiction and stories of the bizarre and supernatural. I think I developed this interest because of my older brother. I can remember my first Halloween party when I was in first grade. The grandmother of the boy hosting […]

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Evaluating Regulated Financials

Dear readers, I repost here an edited version of what I shared with a Linked-in group: =–=-==-=-=–=-=-==-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-==-=-=-=-=-=- I took Benefit-Cost Analysis from Dr. Hanke of Johns Hopkins in 1980, and so I never gained the benefit of his current proprietary tweaks to the Discounted Cash Flows model for stock valuation.  That said, application of DCF […]

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Selling Options Cheaply (Did You Know?)

Tom Brakke, the Research Puzzler, has started up yet another site to display bits of interesting information that he has run across — Research Puzzle Pieces.  His first piece was an interesting one, and I would like to give you my spin on it. You may remember some of my writings in this area: Yield […]

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Maybe We Shouldn’t Call It Retirement

For the last several years in the accounting profession we have been talking about succession. We have been talking about succession so much (I’m thinking maybe too much) because so many public accounting firm owners are in that Baby Boomer category. The oldest Baby Boomer turned 65 on January 1, 2011. What’s following is that […]

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Not a Diamond, it is Only Graphite

It’s been two months since I have written about promoted penny stocks.  Let’s start with how the penny stocks I have written about have done. Ticker Date of Article Price @ Article Price @ 11/30/12 Decline Annualized Splits GTXO 5/27/2008 2.45 0.018 -99.3% -66.3% BONZ 10/22/2009 0.35 0.029 -91.7% -55.2% BONU 10/22/2009 0.89 0.087 -90.2% […]

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