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mawchek 4 posts  |  Last Activity: Apr 16, 2015 5:13 PM Member since: Aug 21, 2000
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  • mawchek mawchek Apr 16, 2015 5:13 PM Flag

    Fidelity notes an "unconfirmed" reporting date of May 7 before the market opening.

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    Jobs Data

    by commandor58 Mar 8, 2015 4:01 PM
    mawchek mawchek Apr 7, 2015 8:07 PM Flag

    commandor, I agree having believed this for some time, as you may recall. The bribery of our citizens is why I see so little hope of changing the dysfunction of our government. It is the way our elected leaders want it to be.

    I have a related story: a nephew has long and loudly complained about the ineptitude of government. A couple years ago, he earned a teaching degree and became an elementary school teacher in a nearby unionized public school district. He has continued to rail about government workers and government in general. When I recently mentioned the irony of his opinions given his employment with the school district, he recoiled saying "I'm not a government employee!". After I explained the taxing authority and governmental nature of the school district, he became quiet and troubled over the realization he was one of "them". It appears even some in government are oblivious to their role in the machine. Regards.


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    Alternate(short) uptick rule.

    by jarhead19881992 Mar 22, 2015 9:38 AM
    mawchek mawchek Mar 24, 2015 9:21 PM Flag

    Khalid, the Reg SHO Daily Files indicate a significant amount of short trades for days subsequent to the March 13 reporting date. March 17 alone had 2,409,445 additional shares traded short. In total, 4,668,305 shares have been shorted since the March 13 report date. There is no way to tell how many of these short trades were covered since March 13.

    Thanks to danfinn61 for identifying this short interest data source! It is eye opening to see the amount of daily short activity taking place in several of my positions.


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    Commandor - IAG

    by gmleon77 Mar 10, 2015 3:16 PM
    mawchek mawchek Mar 11, 2015 10:10 AM Flag

    commandor, gold and silver prices look like a falling knife. I see your purchase of IAG (good balance sheet and P/B) but wonder about another low-priced miner you mentioned a while ago, MUX. It's recent earnings were not very impressive. Might it also be worthy of consideration for diversification along with IAG and others? What % of a total position would you recommend now for miners? Best regards.


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