Archive for October, 2010

Maybe Next Time

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010
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I made good money on IBM way back when they were in the 70’s, but an article today about their $10 billion stock buy back reminds me I would have twice as much if I had held on to it.

Follow the Bouncing Ball

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010
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I had shares of CSR just before the big recovery last year. In my panic of that year I sold at a wider loss than I should have. Now I see them lined up for a profit again. Providing the market stays the same and only my intestinal fortitude varies, this time should see a 15% upside by January.

NABI Revisited

Sunday, October 24th, 2010
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My paranoid limit buy posted here in March went through, and I was getting ready to set a short-term limit sell, when I ran across an article on TheStreet.com listing it as a potential doubler. Hmmm. They’ve steered me in both directions, but I’m going to bet with them today… for now.

Dot Com Crumb at the Bottom of the Box?

Thursday, October 7th, 2010
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PRGS stock buy back plan reminded me of when there were lots of software companies nobody ever heard of that were making money. This one has good numbers, so going to keep an eye for a pull-back and see if the value is still there.

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Progress Software Corp. (PRGS)