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Entries from May 2007

Curacao - definitely an island paradise

May 26th, 2007 · No Comments

Dang, what a sweet vacation Curacao was. Pictures describe it better than words can. Laid back island. Not much tourists around, especially given 80% of the tourists are Dutch, and the remaining 20% are American. Of course, I went during low season. As Curacao is outside the hurricane belt, that’s just one less […]

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Tags: General

“What a Beautiful Morning….” (Aquantive ‘AQNT’ and 24/7 Real Media ‘TFSM’)

May 19th, 2007 · No Comments

I don’t have all that much time, but the title of the old Ace of Base song is fitting indeed. I feel like a king on top of his world. On Thursday, 24/7 Real Media (TFSM) was bought out by WPP at $11.75, giving a good 225%+ return since I’ve been bullish on it back […]

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Tags: Stocks

$4 gas

May 15th, 2007 · No Comments

Cross country trips can certainly open your eyes.  In this case, this eye opener wasn’t exactly a pleasant one.  I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw it…but the price of gasoline in Chicago is astronomical…literally. The average price in Pittsburgh when I left was $2.89 - 2.95 a gallon. On the Ohio Turnpike it […]

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