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  • Date: 3/30/15 10:11 PM
  • Number: 600
  • Recommendations: 1
Hi Lon,

We certainly were just trying to joke around when Tom said you're taking us to task. You raised a great point, and a true one. Margin loans usually precede any margin call an investor may have. May one never have
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  • Date: 3/30/15 3:51 PM
  • Number: 18466
  • Recommendations: 15
Greetings,

We're about done with Q1 (one more day!).

Pro is up 7.5% this year, our North Star is up more than 1%, and the S&P 500 is up nearly 2%.

Continuing from 2014, our gains have been driven by a handful of
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  • Date: 3/30/15 3:23 PM
  • Number: 18465
  • Recommendations: 0
Forgot to include this link of AFSI last year during the S&P's 10% October decline:

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  • Date: 3/30/15 3:22 PM
  • Number: 18464
  • Recommendations: 0
That's a good point, John... (or several good points). You know randomness still awaits us, but perhaps a 10% decline did just occur last year, for what that's worth.

Old-time Pro members didn't feel that decline much because our largest
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  • Date: 3/30/15 3:18 PM
  • Number: 18463
  • Recommendations: 10
Hi Bob,

Well, if I really knew the market were going to fall 40% tomorrow I'd go to cash, and maximize our short capability. Then afterward I'd cover the shorts and reinvest all the cash. :)

Anyway, to other points:

I feel
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  • Date: 3/30/15 1:25 PM
  • Number: 18458
  • Recommendations: 6
Greetings,

There's a good amount of interesting data in here...

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  • Date: 3/29/15 12:07 PM
  • Number: 725
  • Recommendations: 0
Greetings,

Agreed, one work-around is to just leave the Pro home page... get to the boards or whichever page you're going to. We'll see what can be done about the audio by Monday. It is across Fool services, though. With MF One closing in
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  • Date: 3/28/15 11:36 PM
  • Number: 717
  • Recommendations: 1
Hi Fools,

I get the same audio ad when I visit, too. I wonder if the audio alone is a bug? We'll find out.

Apologies...

Best,

Jeff
  • Date: 3/28/15 10:40 AM
  • Number: 388
  • Recommendations: 0
P.S. Pro hasn't rolled yet, which is why I say we still have an in-the-money call. The pricing changed soon enough, as explained in earlier posts, that we didn't roll once we were allowed to. We'll do something though before April 10 if the stock is
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  • Date: 3/28/15 9:41 AM
  • Number: 387
  • Recommendations: 12
Hi Andy,

Sometimes with diagonal calls, you have to give something back while looking at the longer-term potential -- the potential for more upside ahead.

The roll alert went out because, with $52 calls written, the stock was
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