Archive for February, 2011

Gas Up on Hot Air?

Monday, February 28th, 2011
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The kind of news that gets me interested: Airgas Announces $300 Million Stock Repurchase Program

Reading Today Between the Lines

Monday, February 28th, 2011
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Seems to me this recession came in on an oil price spike and is going out the same way. Seems like 1978 – 1982 all over again.

8 Stocks George Soros Is Buying

The Billionaire Robin Hood: Taking a Look at Carl Icahn‘s Top Holdings

Will Icahn Clean Up with Clorox

Saturday, February 12th, 2011
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Big name for the little raider. One of many news posts here.

Looking for Some Payback on my Paycheck

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011
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I’ve been following Carl Icahn for a good stock buy in hopes of making up for the 10’s of thousands of dollars this jerk cost me from pushing the sale of my former employer. Right now, Mentor Graphics looks like a possible, if the price drops low enough before he screws their employees, too.

The C in CIVETS

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011
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I haven’t watched Mad Money in a while, and last night’s pitch for CIB seemed to be a good one. Adding this to my radar.

ConAgra Foods, Inc. (CAG)

Saturday, February 5th, 2011
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Might be just because I’m hungry, but I see food stocks going up along with oil prices, and staying up if the economy keeps recovering.

Aegean for the Aging

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011
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Been watching this one plummet over the last year. One Fool gave it a thumbs up on today’s latest plop, and I like his argument.