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Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 10-02-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
4th Quarter Simulators are open

New sims are open for the 4th Quarter. Instructions for joining are here:

https://www.kitcomm.com/showthread.php?t=73728

Hope you all do better than last quarter!
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 09-06-2011, 02:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
Welcome Hippy! Sorry I haven't been keeping up -...

Welcome Hippy!

Sorry I haven't been keeping up - been feeding my personal dollars into the Health Care System again...; (.
This sim is a good place to get a feel for what you want to do and air out...
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 07-31-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By OddVaark
The IRS now requires a detailed accounting of all...

The IRS now requires a detailed accounting of all your trades. My broker provides me with a detailed "Schedule B" that lists all the individual transactions and the summary Net Long Term/Short Term...
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 07-05-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
Excellent! That's exactly the purpose behind...

Excellent! That's exactly the purpose behind setting this up. Nothing beats "doing" for learning something, and the sim allows you to get the feel of trading in general as well as the opportunity...
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 07-04-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
3rd Quarter Simulator Sign Up and Start

... same as before. Sign up instructions can be found here:

https://www.kitcomm.com/showthread.php?t=73728

remember that there are four games to choose from and you'll need to toggle the $US and...
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 06-14-2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
Thanks Kevin. The last time I was majorly ill,...

Thanks Kevin. The last time I was majorly ill, my dear mother had this advice:
"Only the good die young. YOU have nothing to worry about".... bwhahahaha!
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 06-08-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
Sorry I haven't been keeping up. I've had my...

Sorry I haven't been keeping up. I've had my hands full this second quarter with illness and what I HOPE will be the final round of battles with the multi-headed TAX MONSTER!

"going?" Bwahahaha......
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 04-11-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 670
Posted By OddVaark
I'm a believer in these sectors and am investing...

I'm a believer in these sectors and am investing in each according to my level of confidence. I'm a babe in the woods when it comes to aggri stocks and really haven't found anything yet that seems...
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 04-03-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
Bwahahahaa... I'm always happy to meet a fellow...

Bwahahahaa... I'm always happy to meet a fellow "slow learner".
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 03-31-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,784
Posted By OddVaark
Conversely, you can spot and correct some bad...

Conversely, you can spot and correct some bad habits you might have in your real world trading. The SIMS we have set up are split into two games. One favours traditional investing patterns, the...
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 03-31-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
END Of 1st QTR SIM RANKINGS

FIRST QUARTER 2011 RESULTS:

A Regular $100K bank USD Sim:

1. Oddvaark $147,326.77 +47.33%
2. KevinvanB $116,753.79 +16.75%
3. JROCPW $115,532.26 +15.53%

B ...
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 03-28-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
NEW 2nd QUARTER SIMULATOR

The new, 2nd quarter Kitco Forum Simulations are ready to join.

For instructions, in case you've forgotten and for new people; reference the directions on the first post of the...
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 03-09-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
That's one of the drawbacks of the SIM's...

That's one of the drawbacks of the SIM's mechanics. It's very slow to deal with "corporate" changes like splits, dividends, and company name changes; but in the past it has gotten around to updating...
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 03-09-2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
My apologies for being so quiet this quarter. ...

My apologies for being so quiet this quarter. I've been preoccupied with trying to slay a multi-headed Tax Monster and since January it seems like all I do is fill out forms, ferret out obscure...
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 02-03-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
And I for one and glad to have you back, Kevin. ...

And I for one and glad to have you back, Kevin. I hope you survived the floods/cyclones/etc.

I've been preoccupied with doing my (ugh!) taxes and haven't been spending much time here. Got any...
Forum: Precious Metals Mining Stocks Discussion group 01-28-2011, 01:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,306
Posted By OddVaark
Silver: 1. Revett, (RVM, RVMID) especially if...

Silver:

1. Revett, (RVM, RVMID) especially if you can buy before they secure a US non-pink exchange listing. (I own)

2. Argentex, (ATX, AGXM) which apparently no one follows except me. (made the...
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 01-24-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
Sometimes the radical surgery is the only way to...

Sometimes the radical surgery is the only way to improve the health of your portfolio. Painful to suck up the losses, but there's still a LOT of time left in the quarter to "be brilliant".

Hey,...
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 01-11-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
Welcome aboard, Anodos and best of luck!

Welcome aboard, Anodos and best of luck!
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 01-09-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
Heh, welcome to the Red Zone. I jumped out fast...

Heh, welcome to the Red Zone. I jumped out fast and put major bets down on coal, oil, gold, and silver ... and got slapped down severely. But, three months is a long time to recover, so I'm not...
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 01-07-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
Welcome aboard!

Welcome aboard!
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 01-07-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
I have no clue here, Cave. Email their Help...

I have no clue here, Cave. Email their Help people, they're usually pretty good about fixing things. Or alternatively, start a new Investopedia account with Fl58CAVEMAN and see what that does.
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 01-05-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 941
Posted By OddVaark
I'm leaning towards "this can't be a good...

I'm leaning towards "this can't be a good thing", but it may turn out to be to the "little guy's" benefit. I'm currently required to submit an organized line by line accounting of EVERY stock...
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 01-05-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,489
Posted By OddVaark
I agree that it would be nice to have this here...

I agree that it would be nice to have this here also.
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 01-04-2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
Buying Canadian Stocks and some other peculiarities of the SIM

One of the problems new players seem to perpetually encounter is buying Canadian stocks.

In your buy order, you MUST preface the Canadian stock symbol with a "C."

For example, in order to place an...
Forum: General Stock Market Investing discussion group 01-04-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,612
Posted By OddVaark
I'd like to thank the moderators for moving us to...

I'd like to thank the moderators for moving us to the General Stock Investing Discussion threads. It seems more appropriate.

And also for the honor of making us a "sticky". Hopefully we'll attract...
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