Want to register a web site of your own? I just did: www.cookinglikeaguy.com. I can’t imagine it will do me any good, but it took just five minutes, cost just $35 (for a year), and was fun. To register your cockamamie domain — www.mycockamamiedomain.com, perhaps — click Register.com. (It’s also a quick and free way to find out what’s available and what’s taken. Is your name-dot-com already taken? The $35 is only charged at the end, if you decide to register a domain.)
Brian Miller: “Hi, Andy. What happens if I buy a stock on January 7 that has a pending 2 for 1 split, and the stock split will be payable Jan 25 to shareholders of record Dec 27? What happens to my shares since I was not a shareholder of record Dec 27?”
You lose half your money. (Just kidding. These things always get adjusted properly. You don’t have to do anything or worry about it.)
YOU WANT I SHOULD TELL IT AGAIN?
Terry McCarthy: “I went looking for the Jewish Parrot joke in order to send it to a friend and couldn’t locate it. Thought to myself, Okay, just go through all the old columns in order rather than hit or miss and you’ll find it. In doing so I realized that it appears that anything older than about 2 years is not displaying in your Archives. Is this correct? Would you please send me the link to the JP joke?”
It’s from December 23, 1997. I just released it to the archive. May God strike me dead.
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Quote of the Day
Very few American investors buy any stock for the sake of something which is going to happen more than six months hence, even though its probability is exceedingly high; and it is out of taking advantage of this psychological peculiarity of theirs that most money is made.~John Maynard Keynes
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