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by Ad Orientem
Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: YouTube Junkie
Replies: 948
Views: 191373

Re: YouTube Junkie

Judgement at Nuremburg (1959 Playhouse 90 Version) https://youtu.be/xlDoGZQPDzg Live from Television City in Hollywood, April 16, 1959. Starring Claude Rains, Paul Lukas, Maximilian Schell , and many others. Some of these actors would go on to reprise their roles in the acclaimed 1961 film for which...
by Ad Orientem
Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Gold
Topic: Some support for investing in Gold
Replies: 6
Views: 347

Re: Some support for investing in Gold

the dividend aristocrats -what constitutes this group changes all the time so get ready for lots of selling trying to keep up as they get bumped and replaced AFTER THE FACT THEY DID NOT LIVE UP TO EXPECTATIONS . you could be behind the curve here very easily . these dividend aristocrats are not som...
by Ad Orientem
Sun Sep 06, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Some support for investing in Gold
Replies: 6
Views: 347

Re: Some support for investing in Gold

Gold is gold, no need to belabor that here. But FWIW XOM is paying damn near 9% dividend. And they are a so called dividend aristocrat. (Be in the S&P 500- Have 25+ consecutive years of dividend increases- Meet certain minimum size & liquidity requirements)
by Ad Orientem
Sun Sep 06, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Tesla Motors
Replies: 133
Views: 51379

Re: Tesla Motors

For years I have consistently said it was overpriced... and it just keeps going up. And I still wouldn't touch it. Now at least there is one person who agrees with me. New Constructs CEO David Trainer says Tesla is the most dangerous stock on Wall Street https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/06/tesla-could-b...
by Ad Orientem
Sat Sep 05, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: PSLV/AAAU vs SLV/GLD/IAU
Replies: 4
Views: 436

Re: PSLV/AAAU vs SLV/GLD/IAU

I would not trust my gold in the custody of any entity subject to the jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China. Period.
by Ad Orientem
Sat Aug 29, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Politics
Replies: 12
Views: 193

Politics

I am becoming concerned that the tone of some of the recent comments on the politically themed threads is not what I have come to expect on this forum. To the extent I may have contributed to that, I apologize. I have decided to step away from the forum until after the general election. There is eno...
by Ad Orientem
Fri Aug 28, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Jeff Bezos is Now Worth 200 Billion
Replies: 108
Views: 1227

Re: Jeff Bezos is Now Worth 200 Billion

Re. the thread title - good for him. He won't be taking it with him when he croaks, so what do you think will become of his money/investments/assets then? Plowed back into the economy or coverted to gold and hoarded? Or something else? Or maybe given to Iran (at least it would be his to give and no...
by Ad Orientem
Fri Aug 28, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Jeff Bezos is Now Worth 200 Billion
Replies: 108
Views: 1227

Re: Jeff Bezos is Now Worth 200 Billion

Re. the thread title - good for him. He won't be taking it with him when he croaks, so what do you think will become of his money/investments/assets then? Plowed back into the economy or coverted to gold and hoarded? Or something else? Or maybe given to Iran (at least it would be his to give and no...
by Ad Orientem
Fri Aug 28, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Jeff Bezos is Now Worth 200 Billion
Replies: 108
Views: 1227

Re: Jeff Bezos is Now Worth 200 Billion

Re. the thread title - good for him. He won't be taking it with him when he croaks, so what do you think will become of his money/investments/assets then? Plowed back into the economy or coverted to gold and hoarded? Or something else? Or maybe given to Iran (at least it would be his to give and no...
by Ad Orientem
Fri Aug 28, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Jeff Bezos is Now Worth 200 Billion
Replies: 108
Views: 1227

Re: Jeff Bezos is Now Worth 200 Billion

Re. the thread title - good for him. He won't be taking it with him when he croaks, so what do you think will become of his money/investments/assets then? Plowed back into the economy or coverted to gold and hoarded? Or something else? Or maybe given to Iran (at least it would be his to give and no...
by Ad Orientem
Fri Aug 28, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Jeff Bezos is Now Worth 200 Billion
Replies: 108
Views: 1227

Re: Jeff Bezos is Now Worth 200 Billion

FWIW that's $200,000,000,000.00... https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/26/amazon-ceo-jeff-bezos-worth-more-than-200-billion.html On the one hand.... good for him. He has proven to be a remarkable combination of a visionary with ability to execute. And the market has rewarded him with what it has determine...