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  • Tesla completes its own Cannonball Run [View news story]
    Man, that is seriously awesome.
    Jan 26, 2014. 09:54 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Starbucks' Dividend Still A Rocket Ship? [View article]
    With no disrespect intended, look at the last paragraph you wrote. THESE are the reasons people are buying SBUX.

    Because it is a high quality, global growth BRAND, that continues to fuel higher.

    Look at its multiple. People are buying this name for its growth; not the dividend.
    Dec 31, 2013. 06:28 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Is NOT Worthless [View article]
    I will admit that Chen is 50000000000000 times better than Thorsten Heins...He deserved nothing from BBRY, yet was paid millions.
    Dec 19, 2013. 05:15 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Is NOT Worthless [View article]
    This is of course, a joke, correct? The market did not simply punish the company for its inability to sell its excess handsets.

    It punished BBRY because it failed to adapt. It sat back, thinking it would be king of the smartphone era, with its keyboard. It whiffed 100% on the tablet and once users left the handset maker in droves to AAPL, GOOG and Samsung, it was all but over for BBRY.

    They weren't coming back then, aren't coming back now, and won't be coming back in the future.

    BBM is a worthless, money-less piece of crap. As worthless as 3/4 of the execs in the board room. BBM will get them nowhere, and these "long-term shareholders" you speak of -- assuming any are left aside from Balsillie -- have gotten killed on this stock and now you recommend they buy more.

    The company is hemorrhaging money left and right they can hardly stand afloat. You RECOMMEND that investors buy a stock, that any big tech company could pick up for what they would consider pocket change when BBRY announced it was for sale for months on end?

    They didn't step forward, why should mom and pop?

    I'm not saying it's going to zero, but it has no forward catalysts other than "it's not worthless." In a bull market like this, one where the spoo returned almost 30%, why would you choose BBRY?
    Dec 19, 2013. 04:10 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3D Systems Is Overvalued At Current Price Levels [View article]
    That's how it is for most stock though -- "On the other hand, companies in rapidly growing sector can have longer periods of inflated stock price due to the positive news."

    Rapidly growing companies don't trade with fair market valuation and nor should they. V and MA are some of the 'cheaper' growth stocks one could own, but investor sentiment often times trumps traditional valuation metrics.

    One day the overvaluation thesis may play out, but for everyone considering a short, just look at how long AMZN has been 'overvalued.' stocks can stay elevated for far longer than most assume.
    Dec 6, 2013. 08:58 AM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple pares early gains as SocGen cuts shares to Hold [View news story]
    I agree, it should* mean something. But it doesn't. This guy -- and any other for that matter -- just spew words and predictions out like a drunken sports fan.

    If they're way off, ahhh who cares. They were drunk, right?

    If they're right, they're some sort of disciple from the gods.

    Bottom line: If these guys were right just 60 or 70% of the time, then there is room for error. We're all humans. But for Wall Street to salivate over the B.S. "reports" from these fools is just ridiculous.
    Sep 23, 2013. 04:52 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple pares early gains as SocGen cuts shares to Hold [View news story]
    Who cares what these imbeciles think. They have literally been wrong for years on Apple.

    Couldn't figure it out when they were crushing sales/EPS qtr after qtr. Chased it higher and higher, upgrading it at the high, and then downgraded AFTER it crashed.

    Now the stock is bouncing around, as it ran higher more upgrades. After the 5S/5C, more downgrades, with 7.5mm devices sold as the highest, most optimistic guess for the opening weekend.

    Wrong. 9 mil.

    This genius, Gene Munster's target was off by about 80%...Real solid, man.

    Why don't these losers just pack up their bags and leave the stock alone. What does SocGen know anyways.
    Sep 23, 2013. 12:33 PM | 26 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Potash Corp: Relax, Everything Will Be Just Fine [View article]
    Great article. Really appreciate the insight. POT catching a solid bid in the pre-market too!
    Aug 26, 2013. 09:09 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The silver (or gold) lining in Marc Faber's gloomy prediction [View news story]
    Yeah. About as spot on as Ackman this year.

    "Umm....stocks are gonna crash"

    (6 years later)

    "See!? Told ya so!"

    By the way, I believe this was from the "Fast Money" segment on CNBC on Friday. Faber didn't call a 20% correction a 'crash' but rather, a 90% fall.

    Yep, 90% folks.

    I'll be buying the S&P 500 at 170 then I guess, as no one will ever retire.
    Aug 10, 2013. 01:30 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • MasterCard: The Next $1,000 Stock? [View article]

    Just own V and MA :-)

    and only buy 25 shares. It's all relative. The percentage return on 250 shares of Mastercard @ 65 going to 100 is the same as 25 shares going from 650 to 1000!

    Aug 7, 2013. 11:25 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ford Is Going To $40 [View article]
    The focus isn't so much where Ford will trade 3 years from now, down to the penny. The idea and notion behind the article is that Ford has a lot of positives going for it right now.

    Assuming those positive catalysts improve within high, but reasonable expectations, Ford's stock price should increase significantly.

    Alan Mulally is a doing a terrific job at cleaning up the Ford name. Credit, quality, operations, sales -- they're all improving and so is the stock price.

    If he and the rest of the Ford management can keep this up, investors and shareholders will be well rewarded in the intermediate future.

    That's the takeaway here, not whether or not Ford will close greater than, equal to, or less than $40 on the nose exactly 3 years from now.
    Jul 11, 2013. 05:34 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ford Is Going To $40 [View article]
    Cbroncos -- Nailed it.
    Jul 9, 2013. 01:09 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Investing In Tesla? [View article]
    Whether Tesla's fate has yet to be determined or not, Elon Musk is a rather spectacular person. With Tesla, SpaceX, Solar City and PayPal, the guy is definitely bent on changing the world for the good and that's someone that we certainly need.

    With that being said, this comment section has already vastly surpassed what this article contains in useful information. The only usable information that has been provided is the market cap.
    Jun 24, 2013. 09:14 AM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Investing In Tesla? [View article]
    It's grammar. ;-)
    Jun 24, 2013. 09:00 AM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ford: After Robust Sales Growth And Pullback, Is It Time To Start The Engine? [View article]
    Hey John. I tend to agree with your analysis. If Ford can begin to mitigate the effects of Europe, continue with strong domestic sales and continue to have broader market support, then $17.50 by year end is not an outrageous thought.

    The all-important factor though, remains Europe. When they stop losing $400+ million per quarter, earnings momentum will pick up significantly.

    Jun 6, 2013. 05:40 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment