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Current Stocks in this Portfolio:
SecurityCurrent VFS PredictionCurrent PriceMTD Price ChangeYTD Price ChangeCurrent VFS Rating
First Solar Inc. (FSLR) 49.76-15.52 %-8.93 %10
Precision Castparts (PCP) 236.997.38 %-11.99 %8
Google (GOOG) 537.50-3.86 %-52.04 %7
Corning (GLW) 20.922.40 %17.40 %7
F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV) 128.734.68 %41.68 %7
Starbucks (SBUX) 79.765.56 %1.75 %6
Symetra (SYA) 22.57-4.77 %19.04 %6
Flir Systems (FLIR) 31.51-6.02 %4.68 %5
Nordstroms (JWN) 75.093.43 %21.76 %4
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) 47.982.19 %28.25 %4
NIKE Inc (NKE) 97.424.79 %24.19 %4
Expeditors International (EXPD) 44.514.34 %0.59 %4
SodaStream International (SODA) 23.104.81 %-53.46 %4
Columbia Banking (COLB) 27.77-0.04 %1.02 %4
SolarCity Corporation (SCTY) 55.05-6.98 %-3.12 %4
eMagin Corp (EMAN)Underperform2.41-9.06 %-14.84 %2
Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT) 15.73-2.72 %-22.78 %2
Costco (COST) 139.724.76 %17.39 %1
Paccar (PCAR) 66.982.54 %14.72 %1 (AMZN) 332.638.89 %-16.59 %1
Portfolio Return:  0.34 %4.30 % 
S&P 500 Return:2.49 %11.91 %

Puget Investor Blog
Russia and Oil (11/16/2014)
Speaking of Russia (in my last post),  it was interesting to see Jim Rogers view on Russia in this interview on Business Insider.  Jim Rogers has been a long time staple of the financial news channels, and he is the first one I have heard state an alternative view of Russian Relations. As a long […] Read more..
The Next Generation PC (10/30/2014)
At first glance, the new HP Sprout PC didn’t really catch my eye, until I say a this new feature HP is including in its latest high end PC.  As stated in this article on TechTimes: Key to Sprout’s game-changing new computer is the combination of an Illuminator equipped with a 14-megapixel camera and an […] Read more..
The Real Reason for the Demise of Windows 9 (10/9/2014)
The new version of windows is out, and surprisingly Microsoft skipped a number and instead of naming it Windows 9 its Windows 10. The reason?  As per this ars technica article Terry Myerson, executive vice president for the Operating System Group, said that the new release represented such a shift in Microsoft’s approach to delivering […] Read more..
A Historical Look At Inflation (9/20/2014)
Doug Short at Advisor Persectives has an interesting look at historical inflation here: The one chart that caught my eye was this one on inflation since 1872:       What caught my eye was how prevalent inflation was prior to 1940.  Also curious to notice that during the roaring 20’s there was no […] Read more..
Another Ominous Market Sign (8/30/2014)
Robert Shiller, who has a pretty accurate gauge of stock market valuation (The CAPE model), came out recently reiterating how the market appears overvalued. In this New York Times article, he details how the market is at its highest level, matching levels not seen since 1929, 2000 and 2007. The problem is, predicting the stock […] Read more..
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PCP2011.21.14Precision Castparts Corp. to Present Business Update at the Credit Suisse Global Industrials Conference ( 11:59:00 PM
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SCTY16SolarCity (SCTY) Stock Surging Today on New Walmart Project Deal ( 5:21:00 AM
EXPD15Forwarders Finally See Airfreight Gain Altitude ( 4:00:00 AM
EMAN14EMAGIN CORP Financials ( 10:04:00 AM
GLW13Corning Unveils Tougher & Break-Resistant Gorilla Glass 4 ( 10:00:00 AM
GLW13Owens Corning Earns Top Marks in 2015 Corporate Equality Index ( 4:40:00 AM
SCTY11SolarCity and Hawaiian Electric Join Forces with NREL to Advance Distributed Solar ( 12:05:00 AM
GOOG11EU Lawmakers Targeting Google Weigh Call to Split Search Engines ( 2:13:00 PM
GOOG11Analysts Say Europe Should 'Reward Google,' Ditch Break-Up Plan That 'Doesn't Make Sense' ( 12:29:00 PM
GOOG11Report: European Parliament Proposes To Breakup Google ( 11:18:00 AM
SCTY11SolarCity rises after extending deal with Walmart ( 9:52:00 AM
GOOG11BlackBerry Up On Patent Settlement, Obama Mention ( 9:49:00 AM (AMZN) Stock Higher Today as It Plans Travel Site Launch ( 5:01:00 AM
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GOOG65 Best Android Phones to Buy This Holiday Season for Anyone ( 7:15:00 AM
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MSFT6You can finally watch Microsoft's 'E.T.' documentary on Xbox ( 8:02:00 PM
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MSFT, GOOG6Microsoft Is Still a Buy ( 11:17:00 AM
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MSFT6Dividend Smackdown: Microsoft vs ExxonMobil ( 10:33:00 AM
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GOOG6MEPs to propose Google break-up ( 10:23:00 AM
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AMZN6Analysts' Actions:, Best Buy, Caterpillar, GameStop ( 5:52:00 AM
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JWN3NORDSTROM INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events ( 1:57:00 PM
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SPY1It's Their Money ( 12:38:00 AM
SPY1Stay Global, My Friends ( 7:15:00 PM
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MSFT1Time Warner's HBO GO App Now Available on Xbox One ( 1:05:00 PM
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SPY18 things for investors to be thankful for ( 12:43:00 PM
SPY1U.S. Stocks are 2nd Most Overbought In History ( 11:58:00 AM
SPY1Will the S&P 500 continue to be a sharp shooter's market? ( 11:52:00 AM
AMZN1How Serious Are Amazon's Mounting Legal Problems? ( 11:17:00 AM
SPY1Stocks hold gains gains - next up, retail sales ( 11:11:00 AM
GOOG1Why hasn’t Samsung’s Tizen operating system taken off? ( 11:09:00 AM
MSFT1'Assassin's Creed Unity' And 'Halo' Make The Case For Ditching The Holiday Release Trap ( 10:53:00 AM
AMZN1Amazon, Microsoft, Google Fuel Up Renewable Energy Pledges ( 10:23:00 AM
MSFT1Is The US Stock Market Unhealthy? ( 9:47:00 AM
SPY1Economy gets a boost from falling oil prices ( 9:32:00 AM
GOOG1Aereo Files for Bankruptcy and (Almost) Declares Defeat ( 9:31:00 AM
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SPY1Three consecutive years of double-digit gains bullish for 2015 ( 9:12:00 AM
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SPY1Today's Moves by the ECB and China's Central Bank Should Boost S&P 500 Earnings in 2015 ( 9:07:00 AM
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AMZN1Amazon plans ad-supported video streaming service - NY post ( 7:58:00 AM
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AMZN1UPDATE: Nomura Initiates Coverage On Amazon ( 6:34:00 AM
AMZN1Amazon reportedly launching free, ad-supported video service (updated) ( 6:23:00 AM
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