Stocks and accountancy

Monday May 19th 2008, 2:00 pm

I recently discovered that there’s a substantial tax break if you sell stocks after having held onto them for over a year, versus selling stocks you’ve had for under a year.
It’s the kind of thing I wish my accountant had told me when he saw all those stock sales and buy backs I did last […]

Cablevision Blows

Monday June 25th 2007, 10:27 pm

So it would appear that Ed had some problems with Cablevision. I too have experienced the suckiness embodied by this awful company.

Subjects: business, customer service, investing, personal narrative

Sell BP

Monday June 18th 2007, 12:15 pm

According to this Wikipedia article:,

BP was named one of the “ten worst corporations” in both 2001 and 2006 based on its environmental and human rights records.[8][9] In 1991 BP was cited as the most polluting company in the US based on EPA toxic release data. Greenpeace International named BP one of Scotland’s two largest […]

What I bought and why I bought it

Saturday June 16th 2007, 1:35 pm

Cross-posted to my livejournal
My stocks have been doing pretty well recently. Most of my buys have been in the technology sector, which is the sector I know the best as professional a Computer Programmer, a sector I follow anyway and understand. Here’s what I bought:
Apple - with the iPhone coming out, this is a no […]

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