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1997 Fribble Archive
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December

  • 12/30/97 -- Losing Your Money Wisely, By George Runkle
  • 12/29/97 -- My Four Little Chips, by Choklatmlk
  • 12/26/97 -- Asset Allocation? by Phred5252
  • 12/24/97 -- Quality Pays, by John Bain
  • 12/23/97 -- The Broker Ball, by Patrick Chylinski
  • 12/22/97 -- A Rookie's Fribble
  • 12/19/97 -- The Anonymity Fribble
  • 12/18/97 -- Of Sizzle Cymbals and Horn Sections, by Mike Williams
  • 12/17/97 -- What if the Fool Went Public?, by WadaPhooliam
  • 12/16/97 -- A 3,000-Year-Old Investment Strategy, by Bob White
  • 12/15/97 -- The Twelve Days of Fooldom, by David Grimm
  • 12/12/97 -- The Josiah Carberry Fribble, by Selena Maranjian
  • 12/11/97 -- A Foolish History, by John Baker
  • 12/10/97 -- Does the Money Really Matter?, by David Quinby
  • 12/09/97 -- Hiring the Best Manager -- You!
  • 12/08/97 -- Lights, Decorations, Action, by Vince Bourgault
  • 12/05/97 -- Checking the Pencil Marks, by Patrick Chylinski
  • 12/04/97 -- The Junk E-mail Spam Fribble, by Selena Maranjian
  • 12/03/97 -- Wiseguys and Fools, by Mike Kestner
  • 12/02/97 -- Defenestration and Cash, by Wendy B G
  • 12/01/97 -- Market Freeway, by Dan Coyle

November

  • 11/28/97 -- A Day at the Races, by Steve Lane
  • 11/27/97 -- No Report, U.S. Federal Holiday - Thanksgiving
  • 11/26/97 -- A Sure Thing, by Jabinffx
  • 11/25/97 -- Back in the U.S.A., by George Runkle
  • 11/24/97 -- In So Many Words, by Jerry Thomas
  • 11/18/97 -- Lessons from Childhood Applied, by Debora Tidwell
  • 11/14/97 -- The Greeting Card Fribble, by Selena Maranjian
  • 11/13/97 -- Mutual Fund "Opportunities"
  • 11/12/97 -- What, Me Worry? Yes! by Wendy B G
  • 11/11/97 -- The Fool-Lib Fribble, by Selena Maranjian
  • 11/10/97 -- Wanton Consumer Lust, by Richard Dressner
  • 11/06/97 -- The Keystone Portfolio Approach, by Robert Sheard
  • 11/05/97 -- The Wise Dogs of the Dow, by Thomas Roberts
  • 11/04/97 -- Mr. Octobers, by Ward Rice
  • 11/03/97 -- Thanks, Grandpa! by PatAC

October

  • 10/31/97 -- Marathon Investing, by Eric Turkewitz
  • 10/30/97 -- The Good News Bears, by Steve Obeda
  • 10/29/97 -- Insurance as an Investment? Not! by Robert Sheard
  • 10/28/97 -- The Fixties - 1997, by Rick Aristotle Munarriz
  • 10/27/97 -- For the Price of a Soda, by Robert Sheard
  • 10/24/97 -- Karate, Gardening, and Investing, by Jeff Jackson
  • 10/23/97 -- Leave That 401(k) Alone, by David M. Grimm
  • 10/22/97 -- Distribution of Bad Investments, by George Runkle
  • 10/21/97 -- The New Technical Analysis Fribble, by Selena Maranjian
  • 10/20/97 -- A Penny A Day, by Greg Stokes
  • 10/17/97 -- What To Do With a Raise, by Leslie Spencer
  • 10/16/97 -- Everyday Saving, by Dan Coyle
  • 10/10/97 -- What If the Fool Went Away? by Eric Desch
  • 10/09/97 -- The Gardner Gambit by Douglas C. Rapier
  • 10/08/97 -- The What's-All-the-Fuss-about-Tulips Fribble, by Selena Maranjian
  • 10/07/97 -- PHooleD, by Michael Markowski
  • 10/06/97 -- What You Know Sometimes Ain't Enough, by Tod Allen
  • 10/03/97 -- The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon Fribble, by Selena Maranjian
  • 10/02/97 -- Fees, Glorious Fees, by clarmour@lucent.com
  • 10/01/97 -- Accidental Wealth, by Terry Christopher

September

  • 09/30/97 -- You Can Lead Them to Water..., by Dan Coyle
  • 09/29/97 -- A Spoonful of Avarice, by Reynold Bourquin (reynold.d.bourquin@boeing.com)
  • 09/26/97 -- Flower Power and the BTD, Douglas Rapier
  • 09/25/97 -- Blind Hog Finds Fooldom, by Robert E. Oberdorf
  • 09/24/97 -- The Cracker Barrel Lesson, by Walt6807
  • 09/23/97 -- Back To the Sand Dunes, by Hardeep Dhindsa
  • 09/22/97 -- Greed -- A Four-Letter Word
  • 09/19/97 -- The Best Game In Town
  • 09/16/97 -- The Investing Life, by Richard Dressner
  • 09/15/97 -- Investing From the Other Side of the World, by Mike Williams
  • 09/12/97 -- MarketTimers are AlleyWhiners and the Foolish Four Will Always Score
  • 09/11/97 -- Buffetting, Bucking, and Bumping Buffett? by manifest@interaccess.com
  • 09/10/97 -- The Credit Card Contest, by Debora Tidwell
  • 09/08/97 -- Third-- and Fourth--Generation Fools, by TMF Style
  • 09/05/97 -- The Oseola McCarty Fribble, by Selena Maranjian
  • 09/04/97 -- Wise Innumeracy, by mbrady@dancris.com
  • 09/03/97 -- To Teach Is to Know, by TurboBee@goplay.com
  • 09/02/97 -- Penny Stocks Aren't the Only Way To Lose Money, by TMF Runkle

August

  • 08/29/97 -- The Quick Buck Spurned, by kenk@nortel.ca
  • 08/28/97 -- Singles and Doubles, by Walter.Kjellander@UNISYS.com
  • 08/27/97 -- The Parable of 10,000 Nickels, by TMF AnnC
  • 08/26/97 -- Life is Good (Right Now), by brv2712@dcrb.dla.mil
  • 08/25/97 -- Wise Advice From Your Average Bear by HCVG@med.unc.edu
  • 08/22/97 Ten Percent Savings, Guaranteed! by Tom.Pedersen@cpa.state.tx.us
  • 08/21/97 --  Permanent News or Traffic Jams in Abu Dhabi by TMF Runkle
  • 08/20/97 Sensibility and Suitability by Larry.Houbre@lrh.net
  • 08/19/97 -- Fly Foolball Logic by TMF Edible
  • 08/18/97 -- The Fred Schwed Fribble, by Selena Maranjian
  • 08/14/97 --  Me! by TMF Mishap
  • 08/13/97 --  A Tale of Two Pennies, by TMF Edible
  • 08/11/97  -- Report From Al-Dhafrahor Dry Foolishness, by TMF Runkle
  • 08/07/97  -- The First Ambition of Every Man ,by danob@awl.com
  • 08/06/97  -- Solid Gold Cadillac Fribble, by Selena Maranjian
  • 08/05/97  -- Patience, Commitment, Rewards, and the Nintendo Generation, by manifest@interaccess.com
  • 08/04/97  -- Socially Responsible Funds, by mkellman@leba.net
  • 08/01/97  -- Give Me da Rok, Baby! by TMF Weekly

July

  • 07/30/97  -- The Klark Kent Fribble, by Selena Maranjian
  • 07/29/97  -- Ignorance Isn't Bliss; It's Costly, by iedav@agt.gmeds.com
  • 07/28/97  -- Fifteen-or Thirty-Year Mortgage? by rayvt@comm.mot.com
  • 07/25/97  -- Why Not GE? by boba@taxpert.com
  • 07/24/97  -- The Bull Market is Ending in My Office by DrMovieGuy
  • 07/23/97  -- The Mythology and Psychology of Stock Splits, by manifest@interaccess.com
  • 07/22/97  -- Taking My Own Advice by lgeary@lga.att.com
  • 07/21/97  -- The Marching Band Fribble by TMF Selena
  • 07/18/97  -- When a Foolmobile Is No Longer Foolish by TMF Runkle
  • 07/17/97  -- Too Many Stocks, So Little Time by TMF Python
  • 07/16/97  -- The Trouble with Wish Lists, by HCVG@med.unc.edu
  • 07/15/97  -- Fishing on the Message Boards, by TMF Runkle
  • 07/14/97  -- Shooting Stars, by o2jibe
  • 07/11/97  -- I Went, You See, to See the Sea, by TMF Weekly
  • 07/10/97  -- The Pterodactyl Wing Fribble, by TMF Selena
  • 07/09/97  -- A Day Without the Dow (Almost) by sira@lsil.com
  • 07/08/97  -- Bless the Slow Mail by ttm@ix.netcom.com
  • 07/03/97  -- Two Brains, or Too Much Brain, by herbie@shave.com
  • 07/02/97  -- Gooroo Perils, by Roger Dooley
  • 07/01/97  -- Cost Savings Through Mergers, by Jim Lemke

June

  • 06/30/97  -- The Mishap in TMF Mishap, by Neil Campbell
  • 06/27/97  --  The Not So Nifty Fifty, by TMF Runkle
  • 06/26/97  --  The Future Starts Now, By TMF Catlst
  • 06/25/97  -- Was I Asleep Or Am I Just Dense? by Mike Meador
  • 06/24/97  -- Foolish Childhood, by mbrady@dancris.com
  • 06/23/97  -- She coude speke no frenshe', by Dave Berger
  • 06/20/97  -- The Hippo Feet Fribble, by Selena Maranjian
  • 06/19/97  -- The Stuffed Green Peppers of Investing, by Mike Williams
  • 06/18/97  -- Fribble III on Dollar--Cost Averaging, by TMF Runkle
  • 06/12/97  -- The True Competitive Spirit, by TMF Twitty
  • 06/10/97  -- Fool in a Strange Land, by TMF Taxes
  • 06/09/97  -- Something to Put Away, by TMF Python
  • 06/06/97  -- Burt Bacharach on Investing, by (TMF Selena)
  • 06/05/97  -- Two Foolish Lessons Learnt by One Foreign Fool, by Dave Berger
  • 06/04/97  -- How a Fool and a Radio Promoter Saved the Country, By SandyPrice
  • 06/03/97  -- The Investor's Green Thumb, by TMF 2Aruba

May

  • 05/30/97  -- DRiPs: Investing For The Foolish Proletariat, by TMFRunkle
  • 05/28/97  -- Investing For The Really Long Haul, by Cormend
  • 05/27/97  -- Your Insurance or Your Life, by TMF Runkle
  • 05/22/97  -- Start Early...Finish Big, by TMF Sheard
  • 05/22/97  -- The Rule of 72, by Mike Buckley
  • 05/19/97  -- I Want My, ummm, TV?, by tom pedersen
  • 05/16/97  -- So You Say Your Luck Is Awful? by TMF Sheard
  • 05/15/97  -- Country & City Mice from E--Sop's Frables
  • 05/14/97  -- City Girl Kills Fatted Calf, by Abonner201
  • 05/13/97  -- A LETTER TO SHAREHOLDERS , by Jerry Thomas
  • 05/12/97  -- Insuring Foolishness, or I'll Bet You Can't Believe I'm This Nasty, by TMF Runkle
  • 05/09/97  -- Send in the Clown, by TMF Sheard
  • 05/08/97  -- The Ex--Widge! by Roman A. Clef
  • 05/07/97  -- Let's Hear It For Self Investing, by ZackMan5@msn.com
  • 05/06/97  -- Imbibing vs. Investing, by GrapeWiz
  • 05/05/97  -- Styles On Video, by David Wolpe
  • 05/01/97  -- Foolish Guide to Simpleton Investing, by Tom Gardner

April

  • 04/30/97  -- I Sold Coke For 3Com, by TMF Runkle
  • 04/29/97  -- Getting Soaked, by Norm DePlume
  • 04/24/97  -- Pensees of a Telecommuter, by TMF Sheard
  • 04/22/97  -- Bricks and Mortar: Just How Safe Is Safe?, by DaveBerger@compuserve.com
  • 04/21/97  -- Eenie, Meenie, Teenie, Beanie, by Tom.Pedersen@cpa.state.tx.us
  • 04/18/97  -- Where Are the Molly and Dan of Wall Street?, by TMF Sheard
  • 04/17/97  -- Cold--Calling Buzzards, by Phred5252
  • 04/16/97  -- Las Vegas, Mr. Spock and the Foolish Investor, by DaveBerger@compuserve.com
  • 04/15/97  -- Folly Within the Academy, by tlrand@umich.edu
  • 04/14/97  -- Easing a New Fool Into the Market, by labnerd@mindspring.com
  • 04/11/97  -- Trade Show Sideshow, by GrapeWiz
  • 04/10/97  -- Dollar-Cost Averaging Part 2, or A passionately Dull Subject?, by GWRunkle
  • 04/09/97  -- Now is Not the Time to Misuse Money DaveBerger@compuserve.com
  • 04/07/97  -- Ten Little Race Cars Clarified, by mbrady@dancris.com
  • 04/04/97  -- Variable Annuities: A Way to Plan for the Future, or a Tax--Deferred Bad Investment?, by GWRunkle
  • 04/03/97  -- Foolish Gambling, by mbrady@dancris.com
  • 04/02/97  -- The Merit of Immaturity or Daffy Duck the Righteous, by MF Jesting

March

  • 03/31/97  -- Cargo Cults, by cbstd
  • 03/27/97  -- Enlightenment, by MF Edible
  • 03/26/97  -- On Money, Time, and Happiness, by MF DowMan
  • 03/25/97  -- Dollar-Cost Averaging: An Excellent Investment or a Big Surprise? by MF Runkle
  • 03/24/97  -- The Ten Foolish Commandments, by MF Cormend
  • 03/21/97  -- Ten Little Race Cars, by mbrady@dancris.com
  • 03/20/97  -- Cold--Call Repartee, by glens@vnet.ibm.com
  • 03/14/97  -- Robot Dogma or Good Ideas Gone Bad, by MF Jesting
  • 03/13/97  -- Keep Them Pennies A--Flowing!, by David Berger
  • 03/12/97  -- Is Foolishness Finished? Are the Wise Losing Their Zip? by MF Runkle
  • 03/11/97  -- The Physics of Foolishness, by MF Buck
  • 03/10/97  -- Foolish Sound Check, by MF Edible
  • 03/07/97  -- A Fribbless Fribble, or Words Madly in Search of an Idea, by MF Runkle
  • 03/06/97  -- On Jay Gatsby, the Motley Fools, and the Woodstock Music Festival, by MF Yorick
  • 03/05/97  -- OK, So I'm Still Learning, by MF Shrimp
  • 03/04/97  -- Welcome, Foolish Mortals, by MF Edible
  • 03/03/97  -- Zen Investing: Family Treasures, by mbrady@dancris.com

February

  • 02/28/97  -- The Dow is Falling, by davejcpa@sprynet.com
  • 02/27/97  -- Trend Spotting, by MF Apollo
  • 02/26/97  -- Extra! Extra! Get Your Hype Here! by MF Shrimp
  • 02/25/97  -- Where is Chicken Little When You Need Him, by MF Cormend
  • 02/24/97  -- Beating the Footsie -- A Fribble from the Old World, by 101502.637@compuserve.com
  • 02/21/97  -- An Open Fribble to All Engineers, by MF Runkle
  • 02/20/97  -- It's the Teeth, Stupid!, Not by MF Buck, but by Bigfootmm
  • 02/19/97  -- The Name of the Game, by JC Belke
  • 02/18/97  -- Making Money on the Market, Part 2, by MF Runkle
  • 02/14/97  -- Making Money on the Market, Part 1, by MF Runkle
  • 02/13/97  -- Credit Where Credit is Due, by MF Ham
  • 02/12/97  -- A Word By Any Other Name, by MF Edible
  • 02/11/97  -- Further Thoughts on 3Com, by mbrady@dancris.com
  • 02/10/97  -- A Trip to Hawaii, or Fools in Grass Skirts, by MF Runkle
  • 02/07/97  -- Today's Youth, Tomorrow's...What?, by MF Shrimp
  • 02/06/97  -- Sound Bites and the Market, by mbrady@dancris.com
  • 02/04/97  -- Beaning the Dow, by MF Cormend
  • 02/03/97  -- But My Broker Said It Would Fly!, by MF Shrimp

January

  • 01/31/97  -- Technology Dilemmas, by MF Dowman
  • 01/30/97  -- A Study In Black and White or A Lesson to the Contrary by MF Shrimp
  • 01/29/97  -- Chocolate and Your Portfolio, by MF Ptah
  • 01/28/97  -- Alas! For the Would--Be Foolette!, by NThomas329
  • 01/24/97  -- Vague Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, by MF Cheeze
  • 01/23/97  -- A Tale of Two Dogs, by MF Runkle
  • 01/22/97  -- (Twenty) One Up on Wall Street, by MF Cormend
  • 01/21/97  -- More Wise Advice, by Frank Womble
  • 01/20/97  -- The Horrors of a New Millennium, by MF Osprey
  • 01/17/97  -- Liberation from Within, by MF Runkle
  • 01/16/97  -- Foolish Etiquette 101, by MF Shrimp
  • 01/15/97  -- Alien Investing Strategies, by MF Runkle
  • 01/14/97  -- Tax Refund Follies, by rhurst@surfsouth.com
  • 01/13/97  -- The Best and Worst of '96, by MF Runkle
  • 01/10/97  -- Not All Brokers Are Like This, But ... by Jody_Beecher@affymetrix.com
  • 01/09/97  -- Fundamental Risk, by MF Bogey
  • 01/08/97  -- Budgeting Foolishly, by MF Ham
  • 01/07/97  -- Revisiting Our Friend Amiga, by MF Runkle
  • 01/06/97  -- A Prehistoric Parody, by O2jibe
  • 01/03/97  -- Mastering Life--Saving Techniques, by MF Cormend
  • 01/02/97  -- You Get What You Pay For, by MD5000