My stocks hit their highest today since I’ve owned them. I sat down and figured out how much money I would have made depending on how I let it work over the last 2 months.
- Keeping my money in a checking account would have earned me $10 in interest.
- Keeping my money in a savings account would have earned me $35 in interest.
- Putting the money in the money market was a better option, earning a theoretical $100 in interest.
- Using Spyders (ticker: SPDR), which are an index to the S&P 500, is a very safe option, because in the long run the market does go up. Spyders would have earned $240.
- My stock picks so far have earned $427
The stock market isn’t as scary or intimidating, or even as foreign, as it once was, with the advent of electronic trading and discount brokerages. If you have money just lying around, it couldn’t hurt to put it in a value stock with slow but good returns!
The computer falls into place. I picked up a Corsair 620W Power Supply for
25% off and free shipping. This thing is a beast, with modular cabling, a nice attractive black metallic finish, and a 5-year warranty.
And my FireStix arrived today, just 36 hours after I ordered them
I know I will have to wait on the case until early March and the video card until late March. But I’m grabbing good deals that aren’t likely to go obsolete now, while I can. I’ll wait on the processor until the forecasted Intel price drops and you can never wait too long for the hard drives.
Just what are Buffalo FireStix? Because I just bought two!
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Vivid reminder tonight after rounds of why I don’t drink.
This was quite possibly the funniest thing of the week.
I’m on rounds tonight and so had to go into the office at 10:00 p.m. I was hungry but hadn’t eaten yet. Sam called and asked if she could bring me food. I made my order, and asked her to call when she was getting close. When she called, I popped outside the office and exchanged the bag of food, then walked back in. I was gone about a minute.
Everyone freaks out. “Dude! You’re like a cheetah or something! No way! How did you get over there so fast!” (Cate Center is about two blocks away.)
I just smiled inscrutably and wandered off to the back room to work on my logic homework. I win.
For your edification:
Assume( A ),
Assume( A `Imp` B )
Assume( A ),
Assume( A `Imp` Not( B ) )
( Not( B ) )
( Not( A ) )