Four months ago, we added NBIX to our little basket of speculative drug stocks, at $2.60. Yesterday, with the announcement of a global marketing deal with an established drug company (as Guru foretold), the stock closed at $5.37, giving us our double. Guru thinks, with time, it will be worth considerably more. I’m holding all mine.
Not the worst time to own shares in a dredging company, very sad to say. Here‘s the press release.
Oleaginous: ‘The Dyson Airblades™ you wrote about yesterday are installed at the international terminal of San Francisco International Airport, and I gotta say these things really work. I have hands with a lot of excess oil that are near-impossible to dry with two paper towels, and these devices dry my hands perfectly. Highly recommended.”
COOKING LIKE A GUY™
The container says, “best if purchased before 3/10/06” and I’m certain I purchased it well before then, so it should be fine.
WHY IS TODAY THURSDAY?
John Seiffer: “I loved the section on dozens counting and the length of a month. I wonder if you could ask your readers the genesis (pun intended) of the weekly Sabbath. It seems to me that unlike the month, year, and day the 7 day cycle has no physical or astronomical equivalent. And yet is seems to be a very pervasive (perhaps universal) cycle that people observe in many different cultures. I wonder if I’m right about that. I find it very practical for many planning purposes and wonder if there’s something innate to our physiology about it.”
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BUT WHY WOULD ANYONE DO THIS?
Tina Amonn: “I have you as an app on my iPhone – did you know that could be done?” [No.] “Just use iPhone’s Safari browser to pull up andrewtobias.com . . . push the + button in the lower middle portion of the screen . . . then choose ‘add to home screen.’ You can then choose a name and click ‘add’ in the upper right corner. This will create a new ‘app’ and whenever you click on it, it will automatically bring up the most recent version of the website.”
Quote of the Day
It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics, because discrimination, poverty and ignorance restrict growth, while investments in education, infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it, creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.~Bill Clinton
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