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Title: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: NJbird_dog on September 01, 2009, 02:57:59 pm
Check my last post.. SPNG was @ 11 cents and since jumped up to 23 cents.... and it's just getting STARTED!

Maybe you all might wanna take a look at it now in between all the bitching and moaning about Obama!

And importantly, maybe people will start using this forum to talk about how to MAKE MONEY again!!  :biggrin :biggrin :biggrin :biggrin :biggrin :biggrin

Consider this my way of contributing to this forum for all that I've gotten from it. You can thank me later.
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: Hoosier4life2005 on September 01, 2009, 03:07:04 pm
YOU SHOULDA TOLD ME TO BUY THAT LAST MONTH SILLYBUNZ!
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: NJbird_dog on September 01, 2009, 03:43:09 pm
YOU SHOULDA TOLD ME TO BUY THAT LAST MONTH SILLYBUNZ!

sillybunz? I did tell you last month, July 21st to be exact. You said you had $1500, but based on your posts it seems like you got too caught up in insulting Obama and saying all his supporters are bumbling idiots.

Want good news? This stock is still a bargain so get in on it. Even at 20cents it's a HUGE bargain based on it's long term potential.

Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: Hoosier4life2005 on September 01, 2009, 04:03:35 pm
Okay sillybunz. :)

And also, I wasnt insulting Obama, i was insulting Liberals who want to steal my money.  But.. point taken.
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: propertymanager on September 01, 2009, 05:04:23 pm
...and a 20 cent stock can go to ZERO so fast it will make your head spin!
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: phlemboy on September 01, 2009, 05:23:19 pm
Hoosier. If you're interested in buying stocks, you'll be best served learning how to make your investment decisions. Its a pretty big undertaking but I'm having fun learning as I go. I made a ittle and lost a little. But I'm actually happy that I've learned enough to break even.
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: fdjake on September 02, 2009, 06:50:21 am
And importantly, maybe people will start using this forum to talk about how to MAKE MONEY again!!  :biggrin :biggrin :biggrin :biggrin :biggrin :biggrin

AGREE 100%!!!!!!!

Instead of all the POLITICAL COMMENTARY which just DIVIDES people here and produces NOTHING......INVESTMENT topics can help everyone make $$$$$  and seem to bring everyone TOGETHER.
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: furnishedowner on September 02, 2009, 09:23:35 am
fdjake,

Hear, hear!

Let's teach each other how to make money and stay ahead in this economy.  I've learned a ton on this site.  I'm thinking much more of the national economic waves rather than little ripples in my own pond.

And I've learned that Conservatives are not as dumb as they look. :biggrin
 
Furnishedowner
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: Hoosier4life2005 on September 02, 2009, 02:43:38 pm
HERE HERE!

Lets all make more money so the Government can take more and more of it!  :shocked

lol... jp.  (somewhat)
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: sellnbama on September 02, 2009, 02:57:46 pm
I guess pelosi looks brilliant :rolleyes However,I can somewhat agree with yall on the political divide.I just can't wrap my head around how all you evil capitalist(aka those who seek profit)can go with any liberal views WHICH ARE AGAINST THE VERY THING WE ARE DOING!

I personally love a profit,so does my wife& 4 yr old.And I will "spread my wealth"when/where I please.Which also is the opposite of what the radical lawyers in charge want.     
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: Bluemoon06 on September 02, 2009, 03:06:15 pm
people will start using this forum to talk about how to MAKE MONEY again!!

I agree.  That is why I do real estate.  I use this site to give me ideas about real estate.  I don't really get advice for stocks from here just like I don't get ideas for healthcare.  I made $54,000 on my last deal.  The amount of money I ended up with in the deal after the refinance was $0.  That is $54,000 divided by zero or an infinate return.  I think infinate beats 100%. 

THAT IS WHY WE DO REAL ESTATE HERE.
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: christopher w on September 02, 2009, 03:51:18 pm
Hoosier,

Correct me if I'm wrong but don't you have to actually make money before they start taxing it?
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: fdjake on September 02, 2009, 04:58:42 pm
Hoosier,

Correct me if I'm wrong but don't you have to actually make money before they start taxing it?

 :beer :beer :beer :beer :beer :beer :beer :beer

AGREED!!!!  Let's get back to discussions about making money...This political BS is total waste of time.
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: Mdhaas on September 02, 2009, 05:02:12 pm
Hoosier,

Correct me if I'm wrong but don't you have to actually make money before they start taxing it?

:doh   Ouch!
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: Hoosier4life2005 on September 02, 2009, 05:35:47 pm
Gee I guess so Chris. Apparently I dont have to make make money before they can legislate to take it away from paying off their programs.


 Im tired of this *shut up about taxes since you dont make any money yet* attitude.  Im supposed to shut up and watch Liberals like you call for programs THAT WILL SPEND MY MONEY THAT I MAKE IN THE FUTURE to fund?

Im 18 and im going to college full time.  (Yes, im actually going to try and pull myself out of the middle class, Liberals dont think I can do it without the assistance of the government, because im not good enough, but im gonna try!) 


Let me ask you something Chris. How old were you when you started really making money?  Would you be upset if you were 18, and they were passing legislation that was going to CRIPPLE you and your children and your childrens children in debt, YET, some people told you to shut up because you didnt pay taxes?  HELLO!!!!  It is MY money.

How old were you when you started making money Chris?  Because unless you started making money before you were 18, you need to realize im not some loser whos opinion is a joke.  I imagine unless you inherited a large amount of money, you probably didnt start making money until a little later yes?

If I were some 30 year old dude who hadn't made money yet.. that'd be a different story.  But come on.. Seriously.

Hoosier,

Correct me if I'm wrong but don't you have to actually make money before they start taxing it?
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: Hoosier4life2005 on September 02, 2009, 05:44:16 pm
You know what.. Nvm.  Im sure im just going to get some smarty bash answer anyway. You feel the way you feel and some guy on the internet isnt going to change it. Forget it.

I dont want hijack this thread.  Keep talking about investments.
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: sellnbama on September 02, 2009, 06:22:34 pm
Hoosier,
I would'nt let anyone bother you,you are far past most your age that in itself is priceless.I don't think Christopher is a liberal,who knows.I only wish I would've been as informed and well planned as you when I was 18.I started my own business after high school,made good money,blew good money.You'll go far in life just keep to your beliefs.Even Christopher probably agrees that you're not the average clueless 18yr old.
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: fdjake on September 02, 2009, 08:11:04 pm
Hoosier,

Relax man....This political arguing is really taking it's toll on this forum.  People are getting TIRED OF IT.....I know I AM!!!!  It accomplishes NOTHING.

IT DIVIDES US....and here's what we ALL need to remember...

NONE.......Not one of the people IN POWER right now are going to be there in a few short years.....They'll screw up just like the folks that went before them....Voters will get PO'd and throw them out and a new group will come in...

The only thing that will stay the same is??????

N O T H I N G    W I L L    C H A N G E.......

So why argue about this stuff.......If I showed you how to take $1000 and turn it into $5000 would you care of I was a democrat or a republican????    I know I wouldn't if the tables were turned and THAT my friend is what this place is all about.....

Helping each other PROSPER!!!!
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: propertymanager on September 02, 2009, 09:25:50 pm
This has absolutely nothing to do with Republicans and Democrats - it has to do with capitalists and socialists!  If we allow the socialists to take over the country as Osama wants, things WILL CHANGE - as in our country will be destroyed.  NOTHING could be more pertinent to investing than whether this country will remain a capitalist nation or turn into a socialist country!

To be quite honest, I'm expecting a war before this is over!
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: NJbird_dog on September 02, 2009, 11:02:41 pm
This has absolutely nothing to do with Republicans and Democrats - it has to do with capitalists and socialists!  If we allow the socialists to take over the country as Osama wants, things WILL CHANGE - as in our country will be destroyed.  NOTHING could be more pertinent to investing than whether this country will remain a capitalist nation or turn into a socialist country!

To be quite honest, I'm expecting a war before this is over!

Mike,
I know you understand the birth and life of the federal reserve, probably better than I do. Just knowing that much is a tough sell to the majority of people. Then a well known extension to that corruption is the fact that Obama does NOT make the final calls.

He's a puppet who is put in place to further an agenda that's taking place behind the scenes. He was the right person at the right time, and the country was sold on this baseless concept of HOPE. It was a genius, flawless campaign and it worked because people don't think for themselves. The media does the thinking for them. "Forget all our broken systems/policies, America just elected it's first black president.. talk about progress and moving in the right directions! Talk about not lending $400k to minimum wage workers anymore! I can feel the change already!"

If you look at the underlying US policies and problems around the world, they STILL exist. NOTHING has changed. This country has been hijacked long time ago and Obama can't do anything about it.

Say what you want, but Obama is a true success story. Just a few years ago, he was walking down the streets of Chicago as a nobody. Today he looks, acts, talks, and lives as our president. I'm sure Obama had sincere hopes and dreams when he stepped into office, but he must have soon realized that there are things outside of his control. He has NO control over them. He can't change the world. He has to kiss certain ass, please certain people. He has to do what he's told. He has to believe that "at least I'll do what I can, it's better than doing nothing." It's still a game of politics.

"At least I'll print more money to keep the economy afloat, it's better than an all out bust."

And you know what, he's right. My point here is, going against Obama doesn't solve anything. If you understand the federal reserve, then why aren't more people waking up to the fact that this once-great-nation is controlled and owned by outside parties who don't give a flying [email protected]#$ about you, me, or anybody else except their own and their evil, sinister agenda.

I'll stop here.. I haven't even entered the rabbit hole yet, it gets much deeper. I doubt most people even follow what I'm trying to say up to this point. But this is the real issue at hand. I don't discuss it, because I don't have a solution to it.

I've actually sided with fdjake.. his view is.. "OKAY I understand there's major corruption, but how I make money from that? How can I benefit from knowing that?"

And I agree with that view, while we're all stressing and debating over politics and solving nothing. He's out there making moves, making money, taking advantage of the current conditions.

The big agenda will continue on regardless of what you do. But to say that this is all Obama's fault, or as you put it... Osama, the cartoon character that lives in a cave and defeated the most powerful defensive system in the history of humanity using 5 immigrants and boxcutters, while our genius president was reading an upside-down book to kids... well to actually believe that is just silly. But, what's the saying.. "the bigger the lie, the easier it becomes to believe?"

It's not the socialist, capilistis, republicans, democrats... it's humanity FAILING. No other way for me to put it. It's inevitable. Humanity fell asleep. The quest for power and corruption remained awake.

I think the real question, the REAL debate.. is

WHAT....IS....THE....END....GAME?

Is all this really about money and power? One world government? Controlling the populations? Is the price of suffering, death, disasters, crisis, worth the end goal? Well, it seems to be worth it for these people. This is the reality that we live in. We send our soldiers/patriots/kids to fight and die in wars based on lies, deception, and PROFIT. We accept the deaths of a million innocent people in a country that was illegally invaded. We watch and base our beliefs on what idiot box tells us is real. This is the original battle of good vs evil disguised in politics, wars, terrorism, money, ETC.

And I don't think the answers can be found in politics. The answers to this goes back to our purpose on this planet.  At least for me it does.

Now if you'll excuse me and my rant, my original thread was hijacked so I continued the hijacking. But I don't plan to continue on with these debates. If you have advice on doubling my money please share it so I can do something with the time I have left in this broken world that we live in!
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: phlemboy on September 03, 2009, 01:14:06 am
 Hoosier, I'm of the opinion that capitalists are usually smart enough to outmaneuver govt. Its about knowing where to direct your money. That could be RE, stocks, bonds etc.. Its about being able to adapt to the investing environment you're in. The past 3 months I've been doing some trading online. I'm learning a lot by reading and taking my lumps with my own money. I started out O.K. but then I started losing money after making bonehead decisions. I decided to halt trading until I at least learned how to not lose..much.  When I took a step back, I realized that I had bought when I should have sold and sold when I should have bought. I learned a lot about a stock's support & resistance levels and how to use support to buy and resistance to sell. The past 2 weeks, I've been trading Faanie Mae (FNM) three times per week. After losing $1200 initially. I've managed to make it back to even. People are saying that FNM is worthless. I disagree. It has value as a dayswing trade. I know this doesn't sound like much. But I thnk that if I can learn to trade/invest the right way (consistent wins), instead of making money, I'll develop the knowledge to make sound and profitable trading/investing decisions. I still like REI, but I can't seem to find many profitable deals in my area. I'm also having trouble with getting the financing that was available before. Properties are selling for prices that can never cashflow. I've decided to broaden my scope, but its much harder than most people think. But its a lot of fun for me. The point to this "rambling" is that you should focus on the things that you can control. The govt. is going to do whatever they want. Its up to you to adapt to the changes to make money. That's where my focus is right now. Its starting to pay off for me little by little. Man! I wish I was 18 again!! You're in a golden opprtunity. Don't waste it by focusing on things you can't control. Good luck man! :beer
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: fdjake on September 03, 2009, 07:29:47 am
NJbird_dog,

GREAT POST!!!!!

You nailed it man.....100% nailed it!

If a simple change in PRESIDENT could actualy CHANGE things.....We'd have change every election....Instead we get more of the same...and for EXACTLY the reasons you mentioned.

Here's what we ALL need to realize....

Imagine this scenerio....

You decide you can't take it anymore and get involved in politics to REALLY make some meaningful changes.  Now remember, if you or your WIFE had any financial problems years ago or you argued at a school committee hearing and it's on TAPE.... be prepared to see it within WEEKS of your announcement.  Your kid got suspended from school for taking a BUTTER KNIFE with him to spread his jelly......THAT'S THE LEAD ON THE 6:00 NEWS!!!

But...even with all that.....you start RAISING MONEY....Because without MONEY you have NO CAMPAIGN...

The political parties are the SOURCE of that money, the MACHINES designed specifically to collect it and distribute it.....Let's say you get INCREDIBLY LUCKY and hit a home run first time out and get elected to a Senate seat or Congressional seat....(NOT HAPPENING for an UNKNOWN first time out with no name recognition) but we'll assume it does...

You get to Washington and find out as a JUNIOR Senator or REP you have about as much power as the guy who washed your car on the way down to Washington....

So HOW do you GET POWER?????

You get POWER by getting ELECTED OVER and OVER, You get elected OVER and OVER by bringing HOME $$$$$$$ to your state, you GET those dollar$ by PLAYING WELL with others and getting appointed to committees that CONTROL that money!!!

Case in point???

RON PAUL....

Probably one of the FEW people in Washington that could actually CHANGE SOMETHING...

His problem????

NO POWER......NADA......NOTHING........He doesn't play well with others, he speaks his mind, he points out what the Goverment is actually DOING with tax dollars and as a result he has NO JUICE....NEVER HAS...NEVER WILL.

So.....UNTIL... Senators, Congressmen, and Presidents all decide TOGETHER to LEAVE Washington, Give up their power, and let NEW PEOPLE take over the system every 4 years......CHANGE WILL NEVER HAPPEN.  Too much $$$$$$$$ & POWER at stake

And when these guy's RETIRE or get THROWN OUT of OFFICE.... They end up in a HIGH PAYING CORPORATE JOB at a company that's looking for ACCESS to WASHINGTON........those companies funnel money to the political parties....and the CYCLE starts again.

It's a BIG WHEEL made out of MONEY!!!!

Why do you think EVERY SINGLE COMMERCIAL DEVELOPER is a BIG political contributor to ALL parties.....These guy's KNOW how the game is played...THEIR MONEY buys them what they need....It's set up beautifully....They don't HAND someone an envelope....They hold a Wine tasting, or a dinner party for a candidate....Then instead of ONE envelope....1000 envelopes get handed over!!!!

The MONEY isn't coming OUT of politics.....IT RUNS ON IT!!!!

SO......with that FACT in mind.....Wouldn't it make sense for YOU to MAKE MONEY so you have some say in how it's spent????  It's insane I know...But the REALITY is well known....The more $$$$$ you have the more ACCESS you have, the more ACCESS, the more INFLUENCE!!

We can argue about the Founding Fathers, the Constitution, Politics all that......But in the END....The people here who GO OUT and MAKE MONEY with MONEY will ALWAYS be the ones's who VOICES are not only HEARD....

BUT LISTENED TO!!!!!!

SMARTEN UP PEOPLE........It's called CAPITALISM for a reason.......C A P I T A L!!!

Websters definition of CAPITAL??????

Generally refers to FINANCIAL WEALTH!!!!!!
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: sellnbama on September 03, 2009, 07:53:44 am
Njbird,
I did read the whole post,alotta good points.But,if we think this guy is a puppet we are badly mislead.That in itself would be business as usual.But close to 3 dozen czars??And have you heard the background of these?VAn Jones is a radical racist that makes rev wright look like a saint.And his rants are as recent as two months ago!!So I guess we're supposed to fall far that same piss poor excuse about these czars as he gave on rev wright that he did'nt know!!??If he really is that stupid we should be terrified,if he knew(which is the case)we should be outraged.His racism is all around him.Just open your eyes.Van Jones is attempting to unite all races against whites in one of his rants,the same as rev wright,and the rev @ the inoguration.Oh and he's our first interracial president.   
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: fdjake on September 03, 2009, 08:04:25 am
He can appoint 1000 czars.....

HIM and ALL his czars will be gone in a few years......An another "talking head" will take his spot on the X.  Cripes we've had SENATORS that WRITE the LAWS of the land chasing young boys around hotels and other IDIOTS propositioning men in airport bathrooms......There's no shortage or MORONS up there.....ON BOTH SIDES.....A few more will just blend in with the rest.

BUT the MONEY.....will still be controlling it ALL!!!

CONTROL the MONEY.....and you control the PROCESS for good or bad.

This is a CLASSIC PENDULUM scenerio...

It swung TOO FAR one way under BUSH, now the only way it CAN swing is TOO FAR the OTHER WAY!!  This happens over and over....

Instead of ARGUING ABOUT IT.....PAY ATTENTION!!

WHO benefits from this new REALITY?????

What happens to the economy???.....Good or bad.... It DOESN'T MATTER, you can make MONEY either way!!

How's it effect REAL ESTATE, BANKING, CAR COMPANIES....

The ANSWERS are right in front of us but we AGRUE over meaningless BS.

Look at AIG stock......From $7.00 in March to $38.00 Yesterday.....The GOVERMENT can not let that company FAILwe knew this LAST YEAR!!!....It would make Lehman look like a local bank went under.  SOMEONE'S MAKING HUGE MONEY OFF THIS STUFF!!!!  What are YOU doing???

Ford......$2.00 in March.....DIDN'T NEED a Goverment bailout....Which car company increased it's sales by the highest percentage year over year???

F O R D...stock price $7

Home Builders........Do you REALLY think this country is NEVER going to build another new HOME????  Because that's what some of these stocks are priced like...

I can bitch about things I have no control over like Obama and his Czarina's........ or I can make money???

Gee...let me think????

Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: sellnbama on September 03, 2009, 08:51:06 am
Fd,
I'm making money also,and I'm glad to be.But,I'm not gonna act like this is just the cycle as normal,because playing with racism is very dangerous as this administration is.I agree none of us can do anything about our complaints with govt.But,I refuse to just put my head in the sand just because I'm still making money.I care more about my kid's future than that.I do agree with you for the most part.We must hold the govt accountable or we have no right to complain at a later date of something that greatly effects us that "came out of nowhere".If we pay attention,just like with stocks,you also will be prepared. :cool 
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: fdjake on September 03, 2009, 09:24:21 am
I agree.....Good points!! :beer

Hey, any word yet on that house that had the fire damage????
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: sellnbama on September 03, 2009, 09:38:01 am
Man,10 bids.I got beatout,I went up 2 $28k,it needed about $60k in repair coulda sold @$140k.I was just staying below 100k for safty.My wife said the offer was close to double mine since they were'nt allowed to say how much.Sux,on 2 the next one thu.

I got a woman I'm up against alot who has this mentality that as long as she makes something she's fine whether it be $500 or $50k.It's almost impossible to compete with that peabrain thought.I have to see a good margin to keep myself and my partner safe from "surprises"and still make money.How do you compete with people like that??Any advise?   
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: fdjake on September 03, 2009, 09:55:42 am
You just DON'T compete.....If she wants to OVER PAY...Let her.

Basically....Do EXACTLY what YOU did.

You are a VERY SMART investor!!!

I've seen people chase that type of deal and regret it later.

You made the smart move....Another one will be along shortly....As you already know!

Walking away is very hard, but it's without doubt the wise choice.

You know what I do on these?????

I follow the progress on the project....SOMEONE will talk about how much she's spending on it....Just ask around....then watch what it actually SELLS for.....In my experience I have NEVER regretted walking away from a bidding war property...They usually get buried in them and have to INFLATE their selling price which just leads to a MUCH LONGER selling time...until finally they just REDUCE IT and sell it for the market value.

It all adds up to LOT'S OF TIME, LOT'S OF MONEY and very LITTLE PROFIT!
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: robdedgar on September 03, 2009, 03:24:19 pm
I fell for a stock tip back in Feb or March that made me sell my AIG stock that i bought at .35 cents each for GWGI stock for .32 cents each.  Well now AIG stock is about $40.00 a share and my GWGI is down to .02 cents a share.  That is how my small fortune was lost.   

 :banghead :banghead :banghead :banghead :banghead :banghead :banghead :flush
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: fdjake on September 03, 2009, 07:36:20 pm
Yes.... Tips are worth what you PAY for them.......(nothing)
Title: Re: You all missed 100% GAIN within a month, with this stock
Post by: phlemboy on September 03, 2009, 07:54:40 pm
How much is AIG worth when you factor in the reverse split? I'm not sure how that works when you sell. I'm doing a swing trade with Fannie Mae. I bought 5K @1.56 today. It went a bit today. There was a lot of short covering. We'll see how it goes.