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  • Date: 11/26/14 3:18 PM
  • Number: 12229
  • Recommendations: 1
Hi everyone,

Tomorrow, of course, Fool offices will be closed (as will be the market) in recognition of the U.S. Thanksgiving Day holiday.

We will also close early this Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, at 1:00 p.m. ET. The
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  • Date: 11/26/14 3:17 PM
  • Number: 37556
  • Recommendations: 0
Hi everyone,

Tomorrow, of course, Fool offices will be closed (as will be the market) in recognition of the U.S. Thanksgiving Day holiday.

We will also close early this Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, at 1:00 p.m. ET. The
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  • Date: 11/26/14 2:36 PM
  • Number: 1395
  • Recommendations: 2
Hi everyone,

SeaDrill (NYSE: SDRL) reported earnings for the third quarter and dropped a major bombshell on the market.

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  • Date: 11/26/14 10:06 AM
  • Number: 1378
  • Recommendations: 1
Hi everyone,

As we know, when SeaDrill reported results this morning, it announced that it is suspending its dividend. That is huge and the market is reacting appropriately with the 16.7% drop in share price as I write.

I haven't
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  • Date: 11/26/14 9:35 AM
  • Number: 659
  • Recommendations: 4
Jim, I am going to take a shot at you. I apologize in advance.

Hi Huddaman,

Appreciate your comments, the spirit in which I'm sure they're meant, and the concern. Also appreciate your points about age vs. percentage in a
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  • Date: 11/26/14 8:46 AM
  • Number: 196
  • Recommendations: 0
The link to my spreadsheet that Lon posted is now out of date - I have to get TMF (AllyZay?) to update the link.

Hi John,

Ellen (TMFKabellen), Options' editor should be able to do that for you. You can either contact
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  • Date: 11/25/14 1:41 PM
  • Number: 14548
  • Recommendations: 1
promoted to LtCol!

Congrats!

Based on the pictures of your wife you've been posting, I wouldn't have thought you were old enough. :-)

(A compliment, by the way, to both you and her.)

Cheers,
Jim
  • Date: 11/25/14 1:34 PM
  • Number: 12216
  • Recommendations: 2
Hi lavmulk,

A family member -- and much more experienced investor than me -- expressed her belief in options being risky. So I'm wanting to check out a few thoughts to make sure I'm correctly understanding covered calls (the only options
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  • Date: 11/24/14 9:30 PM
  • Number: 14515
  • Recommendations: 0
..anyone switch to IB with a revocable trust?..

Yes, I did. Not that big a deal. Have to title the account correctly and provide proof of trust existence, but that's fairly standard. This was my main taxable account where I do 99%
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  • Date: 11/24/14 8:56 PM
  • Number: 652
  • Recommendations: 14
I thought i was a long term investor, but INVN and SALE make me lean to short term

Hi FoolSchool2013,

I wrote the following in a column for Stock Advisor a while back:

The biggest impediment to investor
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