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Discussion in 'Business, Careers & Education' started by mikeman, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. GreenFrog

    GreenFrog Stylish Dinosaur

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    TWTR... tsk tsk tsk
     


  2. jbarwick

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    GMCR is booming on the KO news of an investment. There must be "synergies" in this somehow. . .

    Also who is speaking up about their TWTR holdings? I know there was talk about buying at different levels but can't remember if someone pulled the trigger or not.
     
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  3. idfnl

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    Getting shredded with TWTR. It was priced for perfection, so I got what I paid for.
     


  4. lawyerdad

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    I'm guessing you'll get a little of that back.
     


  5. seeldoger47

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    Jeremy Grantham's latest thoughts. Also depending on today's price action, I might add to my equity position.
     


  6. idfnl

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    Not so sure. After earnings, I played with the app just to see what I got into, it has usability problems, the platform is very simple but somehow rather confusing to use. I think it could test its IPO opening price.
     
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    Lol... you were all up on Twitter without actually using it?

    It's not like it is some industrial supplier where you can't experience their business first hand.
     


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    its up 4% today, time to GTFO in my opinion.

    Markets loosing steam quickly today...
     


  9. SkinnyGoomba

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    sweet, seems to have changed its mood.
     


  10. lawyerdad

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    Not close to what you're down, of course, but at least you got a bit back today.

    The real question is whether it's steady on from here or if today is more of a dead cat bounce coupled with a good day for the market. (Dead cat bounce is an exaggeration, obviously -- but you get the idea.)
     


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    My sour attitude seems to be effecting the market positively. Maybe I can patronize it into continuing upward.
     


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    I really don't know. They are profitable. They beat pretty comprehensively. These problems seem solvable, but do I want to wait this out? Probably not.

    Today's rise was helpful, I am about 4% off break even. Perhaps I should have moved the shares but the market in general seems to have bounced from its short term bottom. It dropped 22%. 8% has climbed back. I can see another 4% recovered. I will hold out until Monday.

    Lucky I didn't go in big here. I thought about it, and went into PCYC instead.
     


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    I've often tried but have never ever made it all the way through one of those.
     


  14. Connemara

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    Is there an easy way to figure out cost basis? I sold some gifted stock last year and the cost basis shows up as N/A on my 1099-B. Should I ask my broker?
     


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    Unfortunately, your broker may not be able to help. As a general rule, you inherit the gifter's cost basis. Not to be morbid, but was the stock gifted to you by a family member who is still alive?
     


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