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I have stayed away from cryptos because I don’t understand them and their volatility is too extreme and impossible to predict. Also, the process to buy them seems intimidating. But, I don’t want to miss out on what very well good be the future of world currencies so I would be very interested in an […]

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On Friday File: Pot Dividend Surges, plus thoughts on gold and "bargains"

I sold half my position when I got to 100% over cost basis. That was before the dividend hike and now I regret it. I'm now at 227% and am hoping you are right about $200 a share. But even if it goes to zero I'm playing with their money now.[...]

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On Friday File: Stop Losses and Big Quarters

Rather than gamble on specific marijuana stocks, which I don't trust at all, I purchased the ETF Alternative Harvest (MJ). In the short time I have had it it's up over 13% and it pays a .07 dividend (2.05% yield).[...]

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On "Amazon 2.0" -- Can you "Grab Shares of Flipkart BEFORE its $21 Billion IPO?"

No mention of an opinion regarding Walmart as a smart investment at this time, so I'm guessing no one thinks so.[...]

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On "Amazon 2.0" -- Can you "Grab Shares of Flipkart BEFORE its $21 Billion IPO?"

I had basically the same experience, but held the subscription for a year. I got one or two tips I thought were good and I made a little money on, but basically not one of the better investment newsletters I was getting at the time.[...]

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On Friday File: Another Netflix Wanna-be, plus BOMN and NVDA updates

Are there some good ETF's out there focusing on India's economy and market?[...]

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On Navellier's "The World’s First Solar Monopoly"

Travis has often mentioned that in this particular climate he likes to keep more cash on hand, presumably for buying opportunities that may occur. I was wondering, as a rule of thumb, what is a good percentage of your portfolio to hold in cash, both durin[...]

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On Friday File: Catching up with that "Motley Fool Conviction Buy", plus thoughts on AIG and Berkshire

Excuse me, that was a typo. My SHOP is up 45% since January, not 85%.[...]

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On Friday File: Catching up with that "Motley Fool Conviction Buy", plus thoughts on AIG and Berkshire

I bought Shopify in January and it is up 85% since then. I don't think it's done. I would exercise the option.[...]

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On "If you want to ride a 13¢ oil stock to $1.61, now’s the time to do it" (Czeschin)

Folks, you really need to read the whole story before you rush off to buy the stock.[...]

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On Microblog: Berkshire Hathaway’s Biggest Question

Super article. Clear, concise, and easily understandable. Hope to see more of this guest submitter when appropriate.[...]

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On "I’ve Found a Small Tech Stock That Will Triple Your Money in the Next 24 Months"

I bought AFOP in January and its up about 35% since then.[...]

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On Microblog: Paradise Gained, Paradise Lost, Part One

I truly enjoyed the story so far, Jim. Looking forward to "Lost".[...]

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On 2013 Turkey of the Year: Dry Holes in the Ocean

Until I found Stock Gumshoe, I fell for a lot of these teasers. Some did well, most didn't, and I spent a goodly amount on the associated newsletter subscriptions you had to buy to get the stock name and symbol. So, I owe a great deal to SG and quickly m[...]

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On "Once You Grab Your First Payday, You’ll Never Put Your Money in a CD Again"

I bought PSEC on August 29 and over that time it is up 4.47%, but I own it for the dividend yield, not the price performance. As long as they can keep paying their dividend I'm fine with them.[...]

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On Microblog: Thoughts from Myron — The ABC's of Gold Investing

Thanks, Myron! I truly enjoyed your article and the education that came with it![...]

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On This one isn't about investing at all ...

Hilarious.[...]

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On "Safest Stocks to Own for the Next Six (Crazy) Years" from Dittman's Canadian Edge

What are the "pink sheets"?[...]

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